Tampa Bay Rays vs Miami Marlins Prediction, 8/30/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Tampa Bay Rays vs Miami Marlins
Date: Tuesday, August 30, 2022
Location: LoanDepot Park in Miami, FL
TV: Bally Sports Florida
LoanDepot Park is the site where the Miami Marlins (55-72) will attempt to defeat the Tampa Bay Rays (70-57) on Tuesday. The expected starting pitchers will be Shane McClanahan and Trevor Rogers.
As a team, the Tampa Bay Rays are compiling 4.3 runs per game, which has them at 18th in the league. They have 541 runs while holding a team on-base percentage of .309. The Rays have compiled 226 doubles as a unit and have knocked 116 balls out of the stadium. They have amassed 514 runs batted in as well as 1,022 base knocks so far this season, and their average at the plate is sitting at .240. Tampa Bay owns a slugging percentage of .382 and have been rung up 1,115 times, while drawing a walk on 399 occasions.
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The Rays are sitting with a team ERA of 3.36 this year (4th in the league), and the staff has struck out 1,111 hitters. Their pitching staff has walked 301 opposing batters and their FIP comes in at 3.65 as a team on the year. They have earned a strikeout to walk ratio of 3.69 and the pitching staff sits with a WHIP of 1.14. Rays pitchers have conceded 134 home runs in addition to 486 runs in total (5th in baseball).
The Rays have sent 445 relievers to the mound on the campaign. The relievers have inherited 147 runners so far this year with 25.9% of those runners crossed home plate. They have recorded 36 saves so far this year and have blown 29 of 65 save opportunities. The Rays relief pitchers have earned a save rate of 55.4% and has come into the game in 158 save situations. The relievers have recorded 92 holds so far this year (2nd in baseball). Rays pitchers have stepped onto the hill with runners on base 110 times and also have had 163 appearances in high leverage situations.
The Tampa Bay Rays have earned a total of 3,395 putouts on the year, as well as 1,085 assists and 63 errors. Their fielding rate sits at .986 which is 12th in baseball, and they have turned 87 double plays. The Rays have converted 70.6% of balls hit into play into outs in their 10,185 innings on the diamond, which has them sitting 5th in pro baseball.
McClanahan has thrown 270 innings and has accounted for 323 strikeouts thus far in his career. McClanahan (21-11 mark in his career) sits with a FIP of 2.95 and he has faced 1,077 batters in the major leagues. His ERA is 2.76 (83 earned runs allowed) and he has a career WHIP of 1.049. He has surrendered 217 hits (7.2 hits per nine innings) and has had 67 free passes.
The Marlins have a SLG% of .365 and they are scoring 3.65 runs per contest (27th in baseball). They have hit 195 doubles, while taking a walk 347 times and scoring 463 runs. Miami has recorded 114 home runs over the course of the season as well as 438 runs batted in. They have struck out on 1,112 instances (9th in baseball) and have accounted for 973 base knocks. The Miami Marlins hold an on-base percentage of .295 in addition to a team batting average of .230 for the season.
The Marlins have a team WHIP of 1.268 in addition to having a FIP of 3.87 as a squad on the season. They rank 13th in the league as a staff in total hits relinquished with 1,024. The Miami pitching staff have given up 534 runs on the year while having a team ERA of 3.88 (484 earned runs surrendered). Their K/BB ratio comes in at 2.75 (1,101 strikeouts vs 401 walks). They have yielded 128 long balls and they allow 4.28 runs per 9 innings (15th in baseball).
Miami relievers hold an inherited score percentage of 35.6% out of 149 inherited base runners. Their relief pitchers have stepped onto the hill 132 times in high leverage situations and on 102 occasions with runners on base. With 116 save situations, the Marlins have accumulated 58 holds and also 24 blown saves. They sit at 23rd in MLB with a save percentage of 57.1%, and they have sent 414 relief pitchers to the hill over the course of the season. Miami has called on bullpen pitchers to step onto the hill in 56 save opportunities and they have come away with 32 saves.
In their 10,116 innings on the diamond, the Marlins have accumulated a efficiency on defense of 69.4% (18th in the majors). The Miami Marlins have gotten 104 double plays and have a fielding percentage of .987 (7th in baseball). The Marlins have 1,167 assists, 58 errors and have accumulated 3,372 putouts so far this year.
During his career, Rogers has surrendered 238 base hits while he has earned 279 strikeouts in 248 innings. Rogers (12-20 career mark) has a 4.16 ERA and has conceded 8.6 hits per 9 innings. He has given up 115 earned runs while holding a WHIP of 1.359 and being the owner of a FIP of 3.5. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.79 and he has faced 1,080 opposing batters in his pro baseball career.
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Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take Miami
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