Miami Marlins vs Atlanta Braves Prediction, 5/29/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Miami Marlins vs Atlanta Braves
Date: Sunday, May 29, 2022
Location: Truist Park in Cumberland, GA
TV: Bally Sports South
Odds/Point Spread: Miami (+185) Atlanta (-225)
The Miami Marlins (18-25) are traveling to Truist Park on Sunday where they will meet the Atlanta Braves (22-24). The moneyline on this matchup has Miami at +185 and Atlanta is at -225. The betting total is set at 7.5. The pitchers taking the mound will be Elieser Hernandez and Max Fried.
The Marlins have hit 67 doubles as a unit and have hit 43 baseballs out of the stadium. Miami has a slugging % of .390 and have been called out on strikes 391 times, while taking a walk on 133 occasions. As a squad, the Miami Marlins are recording 4.1 runs per contest, which has them at 20th in the league. They have 167 RBI's and 348 base knocks for the season, while their batting average is .241. They are sitting with 176 runs scored while holding a team on-base percentage of .313.
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The Marlins have a team earned run average of 3.46 on the campaign (9th in MLB), and their staff has rung up 374 hitters. They have a K/BB ratio of 2.58 and the pitching staff holds a collective WHIP of 1.21. Marlins pitchers have given up 45 home runs in addition to 166 runs in total (5th in baseball). They have walked 145 opposing hitters and their FIP comes in at 3.97 as a team on the campaign.
The Marlins have dispatched 150 relief pitchers to the mound for the year. The bullpen pitchers have inherited 54 base runners so far this year with 35.2% of them earned a run for their team. They have accumulated 9 saves for the year and have blown 5 out of their 14 save opportunities. The Marlins relief pitchers have recorded a save percentage of 64.3% and has come into the game in 40 save situations. The bullpen have accumulated 25 holds this year (16th in baseball). Marlins pitchers have stepped onto the hill with players on base 35 times in addition to having 38 appearances in high leverage situations.
The Miami Marlins have earned 1,133 putouts over the course of the season, as well as 383 assists and 23 errors. Their fielding percentage is holding steady at .985 which has them sitting 17th in baseball, and have earned 34 double plays. The Marlins have converted 71.6% of baseballs in play into outs out of 3,399 innings, which has them ranked 8th in professional baseball.
Hernandez has taken the ball for 265 innings and has accounted for 254 strikeouts in his career. His ERA is 4.79 (141 earned runs allowed) and he has a career WHIP of 1.294. He has given up 258 base knocks (8.8 hits per 9 innings) and has had 85 free passes. Hernandez (9-19 career record) has a FIP of 5.38 and he has gone up against 1,143 batters during his time in the major leagues.
Atlanta has a total of 57 HRs so far this season as well as 178 RBIs. They have hit 81 doubles, while taking a walk 146 times and recording 191 runs. The Atlanta Braves hold a team OBP of .303 as well as a batting average of .232 so far this season. The Braves have a slugging percentage of .398 and they earn 4.15 runs per contest (18th in the league). They have been called out on strikes on 449 occasions (1st in the league) and have tallied 353 base hits.
The Braves are sitting with a team WHIP of 1.287 and have a FIP of 3.52 as a squad so far this year. Their strikeout to walk ratio comes in at 2.53 (425 strikeouts vs 168 bases on balls). They are currently ranked 14th in MLB as a staff in total hits relinquished with 357. They have yielded 34 homers and they allow 4.46 runs per 9 innings (18th in MLB). The Atlanta pitching staff have surrendered 202 runs so far this year while having an ERA of 3.97 (180 earned runs conceded).
Atlanta has called on relievers to step onto the mound in 22 save chances and they have tallied 14 saves. They are currently ranked 23rd in MLB with a save percentage of 63.6%, and they have sent 149 relievers to the hill this season. Their relief pitchers have stepped onto the mound 53 times in high leverage situations and on 47 occasions with runners on base. Atlanta relievers hold an inherited score rate of 38.9% out of their 72 inherited base runners. Sitting with 51 save situations, the Braves have earned 29 holds in addition to 8 blown saves.
In 3,672 innings on the field, the Braves have earned a efficiency on defense of 69.2% (20th in the majors). The Atlanta Braves have gotten 30 double plays and hold a fielding percentage of .986 (14th in baseball). The Braves have accrued 390 assists, 23 errors and have accounted for 1,224 putouts this year.
During his MLB career, Fried has given up 461 hits while he has accumulated 499 punch outs in 502 innings. He has allowed 186 earned runs while earning a WHIP of 1.211 and a FIP of 3.5. He has a K/BB ratio of 3.39 and he has gone up against 2,079 batters in his career. Fried (44-20 career record) is the owner of a 3.33 earned run average while conceding 8.3 hits per nine innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Miami (+185)
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