Miami Marlins vs Pittsburgh Pirates Prediction, 7/22/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Miami Marlins vs Pittsburgh Pirates
Date: Friday, July 22, 2022
Location: PNC Park in Pittsburgh, PA
TV: AT&T SportsNet Pittsburgh
The Pittsburgh Pirates (39-54) will try to defeat the Miami Marlins (43-48) at PNC Park on Friday. The expected starting pitchers will be Trevor Rogers and Jose Quintana.
As a unit, the Miami Marlins are knocking in 4.1 runs per outing, which puts them at 24th in baseball. They have earned 371 runs scored and hold an on-base percentage of .302. The Marlins have compiled 138 doubles as a team and have hit 90 balls out of the stadium. They have compiled 351 RBI's as well as 723 base knocks for the season, and their team batting average is sitting at .237. Miami has a slugging % of .379 and have struck out 797 times, while drawing a walk on 254 occasions.
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Marlins pitchers have allowed 95 long balls and 383 total runs (11th in the league). Their pitching staff has walked 288 players from the other team and their FIP comes in at 3.93 as a squad so far this season. They have accumulated a K/BB ratio of 2.73 and their pitching staff holds a collective WHIP of 1.24. The Marlins hold a team ERA of 3.78 so far this season (11th in the league), and their staff has rung up 786 batters.
The Marlins relievers have accumulated a save percentage of 59.0% and has come into the game in 86 save situations. The bullpen pitchers have inherited 108 runners on the year and 35.2% of those runners crossed the plate. Marlins pitchers have entered the contest with runners on 76 times in addition to having 98 appearances in high leverage situations. The Marlins have sent 305 relief pitchers to the mound on the campaign. The relievers have accumulated 45 holds for the season (20th in the league). They have recorded 23 saves on the year and have blown 16 of 39 chances to save the game.
The Marlins have converted 70.2% of balls hit into play into outs in their 7,269 innings on the diamond, which has them sitting 11th in MLB. The Miami Marlins have a tally of 2,423 putouts on the year, as well as 844 assists and 48 errors. Their fielding rate is holding at .986 which puts them in 13th in professional baseball, and have accumulated 72 double plays.
Rogers (12-19 career mark) has earned a FIP of 3.43 while he has gone up against 1,060 hitters in the major leagues. He has surrendered 230 hits (8.4 hits per 9 innings) with 98 walks. His earned run average is 4.00 (109 earned runs allowed) and his career WHIP is 1.339. Rogers has thrown 245 innings and has accumulated 274 K's in his career.
The Pittsburgh Pirates hold an OBP of .290 and a batting average of .222 so far this year. They have been called out on strikes on 861 occasions (3rd in the league) and have recorded 678 hits. Pittsburgh has accumulated 97 HRs on the year as well as 318 runs batted in. The Pirates have a team SLG% of .370 and they are earning 3.66 runs per contest (28th in the league). They have notched 130 doubles, while walking 278 times as well as putting up 340 runs.
The Pirates hold a team WHIP of 1.432 and are the owners of a FIP of 4.31 as a staff so far this year. They have earned a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.19 (737 strikeouts against 337 walks). They are sitting at 27th in MLB as a staff in total hits given up with 830. They have given up 101 long balls and they give up 5.23 runs per 9 innings (27th in the league). The Pittsburgh pitching staff have allowed 474 runs this season while having an ERA of 4.67 (423 earned runs relinquished).
Pittsburgh has called on relief pitchers to enter the game in 40 save opportunities and they have earned 23 saves. They are ranked 22nd in the league holding a save percentage of 57.5%, and they have sent 293 relievers onto the field for the year. Their bullpen pitchers have come in 101 times in high leverage situations and on 89 occasions with runners on. Pittsburgh relievers hold an inherited score percentage of 36.3% out of their 135 inherited base runners. With 91 save situations, the Pirates have compiled 48 holds in addition to 17 blown saves.
In 7,341 innings on the field, the Pirates have earned a defensive efficiency of 67.5% (29th in the majors). The Pittsburgh Pirates have gotten 85 double plays and have a fielding percentage of .980 (30th in professional baseball). The Pirates have 863 assists, 66 errors and have accounted for 2,447 putouts for the season.
Quintana (85-85 win-loss record in his career) has earned a 3.84 earned run average while allowing 8.9 hits per nine innings. His K/BB ratio is 3.04 and he has gone up against 6,927 batters in his career. He has given up 704 earned runs while earning a WHIP of 1.287 and a FIP of 3.7. So far in his pro baseball career, Quintana has allowed 1,636 base hits while he has accumulated 1,476 strikeouts in 1,648 innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Pittsburgh
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