Kansas City Royals vs Miami Marlins Prediction, 6/6/2023 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Kansas City Royals vs Miami Marlins
Date: Tuesday, June 6, 2023
Location: loanDepot park in Miami, FL
TV: Bally Sports Florida
Odds/Point Spread: Kansas City (+145) Miami (-170)
The Miami Marlins (32-28) are hosting the Kansas City Royals (18-41) at loanDepot park on Tuesday. The moneyline on this game has the Royals at +145 and the Marlins are sitting at -170. The total comes in at 7.5. The expected starting pitchers will be Zack Greinke and Jesus Luzardo.
Kansas City owns a slugging percentage of .384 and have been rung up 528 times, while taking a walk on 159 occasions. They have amassed 219 RBI's and 458 hits this season, while their batting average is at .232. The Royals have tallied 95 two-baggers as a unit and have knocked 60 baseballs out of the park. They have notched a total of 229 runs while having a team on-base percentage of .296. As a team, the Kansas City Royals are compiling 3.9 runs per game, which has them at 26th in the league.
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They have a K/BB ratio of 2.29 and their pitching staff holds a WHIP of 1.42. Royals pitchers have conceded 65 home runs and also 304 runs in total (26th in MLB). Kansas City has given up 509 hits (8.9 per 9 innings) and also 286 earned runs. The Royals have compiled a team ERA of 4.99 on the season (27th in MLB), and they have rung up 511 hitters. Their pitching staff has walked 223 opposing players and their FIP comes in at 4.37 as a team so far this season.
The Royals relief pitchers have earned a save percentage of 52.9% and has come into the game in 39 save situations. The relief pitchers have inherited 63 base runners so far this season with 39.7% of those players ended up crossing the plate. Royals relief pitchers have come into the game with opponents on base 38 times and also have had 48 appearances in high leverage situations. The Royals have sent 202 relief pitchers to the mound so far this season. The relief pitchers have earned 22 holds so far this season (28th in the league). They have accumulated 9 saves so far this year and have blown 8 of their 17 chances to get a save.
The Kansas City Royals have accounted for 1,549 putouts for the season, as well as 485 assists and 27 errors. Their fielding percentage is holding at .987 which has them sitting 14th in baseball, and have accumulated 44 double plays. The Royals have transformed 67.8% of baseballs in play into outs out of 4,647 innings, which has them ranked 28th in MLB.
Greinke has taken the hill for 3,309 innings and has tallied 2,929 strikeouts so far in his MLB career. Greinke (224-146 career mark) has a FIP of 3.48 while he has gone up against 13,538 hitters in the majors. His earned run average is 3.44 (1,264 ER's allowed) and his WHIP is 1.166. He has given up 3,111 base hits (8.5 hits per nine innings) with 748 walks.
Miami has accumulated 56 long balls over the course of the season to go along with 220 runs batted in. They have hit 92 doubles, while taking a walk 170 times and recording 233 runs. The Miami Marlins have accounted for a team on-base percentage of .322 and a team batting average of .261 for the year. The Marlins have a slugging percentage of .399 and they are recording 3.88 runs per game (27th in the league). They have been called out on strikes on 502 occasions (20th in the league) and have totaled 528 base hits.
The Miami pitching staff have allowed 270 runs for the year and come in with a team ERA of 4.26 (253 earned runs yielded). They have allowed 64 dingers and they relinquish 4.55 runs per 9 innings (15th in MLB). The Marlins hold a team WHIP of 1.326 and have a FIP of 4.06 as a team on the year. They currently have a K/BB ratio of 9.40 (561 strikeouts vs 210 bases on balls). They are currently ranked 18th in the league as a pitching staff in total hits relinquished with 498.
Miami bullpen pitchers hold an inherited score rate of 33.6% of 107 inherited runners. Their bullpen pitchers have taken the field 79 times in high leverage situations and also on 70 occasions with runners on base. Sitting with 63 save situations, the Marlins have accumulated 36 holds and also 10 blown saves. They are ranked 13th in baseball with a save rate of 63.0%, and they have sent 210 relievers to the hill so far this season. Miami has had relief pitchers step onto the hill in 27 save chances and they have tallied 17 saves.
The Miami Marlins have gotten 54 double plays and have a fielding percentage of .983 (25th in professional baseball). The Marlins have accrued 529 assists, 36 errors and have amassed 1,603 putouts during this campaign. In their 4,809 innings on the diamond, the Marlins are sitting with a efficiency on defense of 67.9% (23rd in MLB).
Luzardo (17-22 career win-loss mark) is the owner of a 4.48 earned run average and has surrendered 8.3 hits per nine innings. He has a K/BB ratio of 3.02 and he has gone up against 1,414 hitters during his career. He has allowed 166 earned runs while earning a WHIP of 1.293 and a FIP of 4.1. During his pro baseball career, Luzardo has surrendered 308 hits while totaling 371 K's in 333 frames.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Miami (-170)
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