Philadelphia Phillies vs Miami Marlins Prediction, 4/14/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Philadelphia Phillies vs Miami Marlins
Date: Thursday, April 14, 2022
Location: LoanDepot Park in Miami, FL
TV: Bally Sports Florida
Odds/Point Spread: Philadelphia (-105) Miami (-115)
The Miami Marlins (1-4) will go up against the Philadelphia Phillies (3-2) at LoanDepot Park on Thursday. The moneyline on this contest has the Phillies at -105 and the Marlins are at -115. The total is set at 8.5. The starting pitchers will be Kyle Gibson and Sandy Alcantara.
As a squad, the Philadelphia Phillies are knocking in 3.8 runs per contest, which is 20th in baseball. They have tallied 19 runs scored while holding a team OBP of .306. The Phillies have tallied 11 doubles as a unit and have hit 6 baseballs out of the park. They have 19 runs batted in and 35 base knocks for the season, while their team batting average is at .230. Philadelphia has a slugging % of .421 and have struck out 43 times, while being walked on 16 occasions.
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Phillies pitchers have given up 4 home runs in addition to 17 total runs (11th in the league). Their pitching staff has walked 10 players from the other team and their FIP is 3.14 as a team for the year. They have accrued a K/BB ratio of 4.50 and the pitching staff holds a collective WHIP of 0.89. The Phillies have a team ERA of 3.00 on the year (8th in MLB), and their staff has struck out 45 hitters.
The Phillies have dispatched 15 relievers to the mound for the season. The relievers have inherited 7 base runners for the season and 42.9% of those players ended up crossing the plate. They have compiled 2 saves on the campaign and have blown 0 out of their 2 chances to save the game. The Phillies bullpen have a save rate of 100.0% and has come into the game in 5 save situations. The relief pitchers have recorded 3 holds on the campaign (16th in baseball). Phillies bullpen pitchers have entered the game with opponents on base 5 times and also have had 2 appearances in high leverage situations.
The Phillies have turned 73.5% of baseballs in play into outs out of their 405 innings on the diamond, which has them sitting 9th in the majors. The Philadelphia Phillies are sitting with 135 putouts at this point in the season, in addition to 48 assists and 6 errors. Their fielding percentage sits at .968 which is 30th in baseball, and have 5 double plays.
Gibson (80-83 career record) has a FIP of 4.27 while he has gone up against 5,771 hitters in the majors. He has given up 1,375 base hits (9.2 hits per 9 innings) and has 486 free passes. His ERA is 4.43 (661 earned runs allowed) and his WHIP is 1.385. Gibson has taken the mound for 1,343 innings and has tallied 1,068 K's so far in his pro baseball career.
The Miami Marlins are sitting with a team on-base percentage of .264 and a batting average of .199 on the campaign. They have struck out on 48 occasions (7th in the league) and have earned 33 base hits. Miami has 5 home runs for the year as well as 12 RBIs. The Marlins hold a team slugging percentage of .313 and they are scoring 2.80 runs per outing (26th in MLB). They have 4 two-baggers, while taking a walk 14 times and notching 14 runs.
The Miami pitching staff have conceded 20 runs for the year while having an ERA of 3.77 (18 earned runs yielded). They have given up 6 dingers and they give up 4.19 runs per 9 innings (14th in baseball). The Marlins have a team WHIP of 1.093 and have a FIP of 3.96 as a unit this season. They currently have a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.53 (48 strikeouts vs 19 bases on balls). They are sitting at 3rd in the league as a pitching staff in total hits surrendered with 28.
Miami bullpen pitchers have an inherited score percentage of 0.0% of 1 inherited base runner. Their bullpen pitchers have stepped onto the hill 7 times in high leverage situations and also on 2 occasions with runners on base. With 4 save situations, the Marlins have earned 2 holds and also 1 blown save. They are ranked 19th in the league holding a save rate of 50.0%, and they have sent 20 relief pitchers onto the field so far this year. Miami has had relievers take the mound in 2 save chances and they have converted 1 save.
The Miami Marlins have turned 3 double plays and hold a fielding percentage of .982 (17th in MLB). The Marlins have recorded 39 assists, 3 errors and have 129 putouts for the season. In 387 innings played, the Marlins hold a defensive efficiency of 75.9% (3rd in pro baseball).
Alcantara (20-34 career win-loss record) has a 3.49 earned run average while allowing 7.7 hits per 9 innings. He has a K/BB ratio of 2.42 and he has faced 2,053 opposing batters so far in his career. He has given up a total of 191 ER's while holding a WHIP of 1.223 and having a FIP of 4.1. During his pro baseball career, Alcantara has allowed 422 base hits and he has 435 strikeouts in 492 innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Philadelphia (-105)
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