Miami Marlins vs Oakland Athletics Prediction, 8/23/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Miami Marlins vs Oakland Athletics
Date: Tuesday, August 23, 2022
Location: Oakland Coliseum in Oakland, CA
TV: NBC Sports California
Odds/Point Spread: Miami (-145) Oakland (+125)
The Oakland Athletics (45-77) host the Miami Marlins (52-69) at Oakland Coliseum on Tuesday. The moneyline on this game has the Marlins at -145 and the Athletics are coming in at +125. The total has been set at 6.5. The pitchers who are expected to start are Pablo Lopez and Zach Logue.
The Marlins have recorded 185 two-baggers as a unit and have hit 109 balls out of the park. Miami has a slugging % of .368 and have struck out 1,057 times, while being walked on 329 occasions. As a team, the Miami Marlins are notching 3.7 runs per game, which puts them at 27th in baseball. They have recorded 419 runs batted in in addition to 937 base knocks on the season, while their batting average is .232. They are sitting with 444 runs and hold an OBP of .297.
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Marlins pitchers have surrendered 123 long balls in addition to 509 runs in total (16th in baseball). They have walked 382 hitters and their FIP is 3.88 as a team for the season. Their strikeout to walk ratio is 2.76 and their pitching staff has earned a collective WHIP of 1.27. The Marlins have an earned run average of 3.88 on the year (14th in MLB), and they have rung up 1,054 hitters.
Marlins pitchers have entered the contest with runners on 97 times in addition to having 124 appearances in high leverage situations. The relievers have a total of 57 holds on the campaign (20th in baseball). The Marlins relief pitchers have earned a save percentage of 57.7% and has stepped onto the mound in 111 save situations. They have earned 30 saves on the campaign and have missed out on 22 out of their 52 save opportunities. The relief pitchers have inherited 141 base runners this year with 33.3% of those runners ended up crossing the plate. The Marlins have dispatched 397 relief pitchers to the mound so far this year.
The Marlins have converted 69.4% of baseballs in play into outs out of 9,618 innings, which has them sitting 18th in baseball. The Miami Marlins have earned a total of 3,206 putouts this season, in addition to 1,114 assists and 57 errors. Their fielding rate is at .987 which is 9th in professional baseball, and have a total of 98 double plays.
Lopez has thrown 464 innings and has racked up 446 strikeouts so far in his career. His earned run average is 3.98 (205 ER's allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.190. He has allowed 423 hits (8.2 hits per nine innings) and has had 129 walks. Lopez (25-29 record in his career) holds a FIP of 3.79 while he has gone up against 1,925 opposing hitters during his time in the majors.
The Oakland Athletics hold an on-base percentage of .280 as well as a team batting average of .216 on the season. They have been called out on strikes on 1,021 occasions (15th in MLB) and have accounted for 864 base hits. Oakland has knocked in 104 home runs for the year to go along with 388 RBIs. The Athletics hold a slugging percentage of .347 and they have an average of 3.39 runs per game (29th in MLB). They have notched 193 two-baggers, while taking a walk 320 times as well as notching 414 runs.
The Athletics have a team WHIP of 1.309 and are the owners of a FIP of 4.38 as a team on the year. They come in at 20th in MLB as a staff in total hits allowed with 1,015. The Oakland pitching staff have given up 554 runs for the season and come in with a team ERA of 4.30 (512 earned runs allowed). They have earned a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.32 (898 strikeouts against 387 walks). They have surrendered 142 HR's and they relinquish 4.65 runs per 9 innings (23rd in the league).
Oakland relievers have an inherited score percentage of 29.7% of 202 inherited base runners. Their relief pitchers have stepped onto the mound 134 times in high leverage situations and on 136 occasions with runners on. With 138 save situations, the Athletics have accumulated 90 holds and 18 blown saves. They are currently ranked 19th in MLB with a save percentage of 60.9%, and they have sent 409 relievers to the hill so far this year. Oakland has called on relievers to step onto the mound in 46 save opportunities and they have recorded 28 saves.
The Oakland Athletics have gotten 99 double plays and hold a fielding percentage of .983 (24th in baseball). The Athletics have recorded 1,093 assists, 73 errors and have accounted for 3,215 putouts on the campaign. Out of their 9,645 innings on the diamond, the Athletics have accumulated a efficiency on defense of 70.3% (9th in pro baseball).
Logue (3-7 career win-loss mark) has earned a 6.35 earned run average while surrendering 10.1 hits per nine innings. He has a K/BB ratio of 1.82 and he has gone up against 202 batters thus far in his career. He has allowed 32 ER's while earning a WHIP of 1.500 and a FIP of 5.9. Thus far in his career, Logue has surrendered 51 hits while earning 31 strikeouts in 45 innings pitched.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Miami (-145)
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