Philadelphia Phillies vs Miami Marlins Prediction, 9/15/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Philadelphia Phillies vs Miami Marlins
Date: Thursday, September 15, 2022
Location: LoanDepot Park in Miami, FL
TV: Bally Sports Florida
Odds/Point Spread: Philadelphia (-135) Miami (+115)
LoanDepot Park is the site where the Miami Marlins (58-84) will take on the Philadelphia Phillies (79-62) on Thursday. The odds on this game have the Phillies at -135 while the Marlins are priced at +115. The over/under is set at 7.5. The men taking the mound will be Noah Syndergaard and Pablo Lopez.
Philadelphia has a slugging % of .426 and have been rung up 1,173 times, while drawing a walk on 408 occasions. They have tallied 637 runs batted in in addition to 1,224 hits this year, and their average at the plate comes in at .256. The Phillies have accrued 226 two-baggers as a squad and have hit 179 baseballs out of the park. They have tallied 663 runs while holding a team on-base percentage of .318. As a team, the Philadelphia Phillies are scoring 4.7 runs per contest, which is 5th in baseball.
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The Phillies are sitting with a team ERA of 3.88 for the season (12th in baseball), and their staff has struck out 1,236 hitters. They have a strikeout to walk ratio of 3.06 and their pitching staff sits with a WHIP of 1.24. Phillies pitchers have yielded 128 long balls in addition to 589 total runs (11th in baseball). They have walked 404 players from the other team and their FIP sits at 3.59 as a unit this season.
Phillies bullpen pitchers have come into the game with runners on base 118 times as well as having 139 appearances in high leverage situations. The relief pitchers have tallied 81 holds on the year (9th in baseball). The Phillies relievers have recorded a save rate of 70.9% and stepped onto the hill in 137 save situations. They have earned 39 saves so far this season and have blown 16 out of their 55 save opportunities. The relief pitchers have inherited 179 base runners on the campaign and 33.5% of those runners crossed the plate. The Phillies have dispatched 454 relievers to the hill so far this season.
The Philadelphia Phillies are sitting with 3,721 putouts so far this season, in addition to 1,215 assists and 62 errors. Their fielding percentage is holding steady at .988 which puts them in 6th in MLB, and have 112 double plays. The Phillies have converted 68.9% of balls hit into play into outs out of their 11,163 innings, ranking them 21st in baseball.
Syndergaard (56-40 record in his career) sits with a FIP of 3.05 while facing 3,460 hitters in the majors. He has surrendered 795 base knocks (8.5 hits per 9 innings) and has 194 walks. His earned run average is 3.43 (320 ER's allowed) and his career WHIP is 1.179. Syndergaard has taken the hill for 839 innings and has tallied 864 strikeouts thus far in his career.
The Marlins have a team slugging percentage of .361 and they average 3.57 runs per game (27th in the league). They have tallied 218 two-baggers, while getting a free base 384 times as well as scoring 507 runs. Miami has knocked in 124 home runs this year as well as 479 RBIs. They have been rung up on 1,251 occasions (8th in baseball) and have a total of 1,079 hits. The Miami Marlins have a team OBP of .293 as well as a team batting average of .228 this season.
The Miami pitching staff have allowed 609 runs on the campaign while having an ERA of 3.96 (553 earned runs conceded). They have surrendered 153 dingers and they concede 4.36 runs per 9 innings (16th in MLB). The Marlins have a WHIP of 1.286 and are the owners of a FIP of 3.95 as a staff so far this season. Their strikeout to walk ratio is 2.75 (1,245 strikeouts against 452 walks). They rank 15th in MLB as a pitching staff in total hits allowed with 1,164.
With 122 save situations, the Marlins have compiled 62 holds and also 25 blown saves. Miami has called on bullpen pitchers to enter the contest in 58 save opportunities and they have come away with 33 saves. Their bullpen pitchers have stepped onto the hill 148 times in high leverage situations in addition to 113 occasions with runners on. Miami bullpen pitchers have an inherited score percentage of 35.9% out of their 170 inherited runners. They are ranked 21st in MLB holding a save percentage of 56.9%, and they have dispatched 462 relievers onto the diamond so far this season.
Out of their 11,070 innings on the field, the Marlins are sitting with a defensive efficiency of 69.1% (20th in MLB). The Miami Marlins have gotten 119 double plays and have a fielding percentage of .988 (5th in pro baseball). The Marlins have 1,258 assists, 62 errors and have a tally of 3,690 putouts over the course of the season.
So far in his pro baseball career, Lopez has allowed 447 hits while totaling 466 strikeouts in 483 frames. Lopez (26-31 mark in his career) has earned a 4.04 ERA while allowing 8.3 hits per nine innings. He has allowed a total of 217 ER's while holding a WHIP of 1.210 and a FIP of 3.8. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 3.38 and he has gone up against 2,014 hitters in his MLB career.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Philadelphia (-135)
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