Miami Marlins vs Tampa Bay Rays Prediction, 7/25/2023 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Miami Marlins vs Tampa Bay Rays
Date: Tuesday, July 25, 2023
Location: Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, FL
TV: Bally Sports Sun
Odds/Point Spread: Miami (+145) Tampa Bay (-170)
The Miami Marlins (54-47) are traveling to Tropicana Field on Tuesday where they will compete against the Tampa Bay Rays (61-42). The odds on this game have the Marlins at +145 while the Rays are at -170. The over/under is 6.5. The pitchers who are expected to start will be Edward Cabrera and Tyler Glasnow.
The Marlins have tallied 160 two-baggers as a squad and have knocked 91 baseballs out of the stadium. Miami is slugging .399 and have been called out on strikes 806 times, while taking a walk on 271 occasions. As a team, the Miami Marlins are earning 4.1 runs per game, which puts them at 27th in the league. They have 394 runs batted in as well as 909 hits over the course of the season, while their team batting average sits at .264. They have earned 414 runs and have an on-base percentage of .322.
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The Marlins have a team earned run average of 4.11 this season (13th in baseball), and their staff has struck out 958 batters. Marlins pitchers have given up 113 home runs in addition to 436 runs in total (13th in baseball). They have walked 305 batters and their FIP comes in at 3.95 as a team on the year. Miami has yielded 829 base hits (8.3 per 9 innings) as well as 409 earned runs. They have accrued a K/BB ratio of 3.14 and their pitching staff holds a WHIP of 1.27.
Marlins bullpen pitchers have stepped onto the hill with runners on 103 times in addition to having 134 appearances in high leverage situations. The bullpen have a total of 66 holds so far this season (4th in MLB). The Marlins relief pitchers have accumulated a save rate of 59.6% and has come into the game in 113 save situations. They have tallied 28 saves so far this year and have blown 19 of their 47 save opportunities. The bullpen pitchers have inherited 149 runners so far this year with 28.9% of them earned a run for their team. The Marlins have sent 346 relief pitchers to the mound on the campaign.
The Marlins have turned 68.1% of baseballs in play into outs out of their 8,067 innings on the field, ranking them 25th in baseball. The Miami Marlins have a total of 2,689 putouts this season, as well as 884 assists and 58 errors. Their fielding percentage is holding steady at .984 which ranks 23rd in baseball, and they have twisted 88 double plays.
Cabrera has taken the ball for 170 innings and has earned 193 punch outs thus far in his career. His ERA is 4.08 (77 ER's allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.288. He has conceded 123 base hits (6.5 hits per 9 innings) and has 96 free passes. Cabrera (11-12 career mark) is the owner of a FIP of 4.89 and he has gone up against 721 batters during his time in the majors.
The Rays have a team slugging percentage of .446 and they average 5.24 runs per game (4th in the league). They have put up 180 doubles, while getting a free base 330 times and scoring 540 runs. Tampa Bay has 149 long balls this season to go along with 517 runs batted in. They have been rung up on 886 occasions (13th in baseball) and have earned a total of 882 base knocks. The Tampa Bay Rays have accumulated an on-base percentage of .328 as well as a batting average of .256 on the campaign.
The Tampa Bay pitching staff have given up 396 runs on the campaign and come in with a team ERA of 3.70 (374 earned runs conceded). They have surrendered 107 homers and they surrender 3.92 runs per 9 innings (1st in baseball). The Rays have a team WHIP of 1.184 and have a FIP of 3.94 as a team this year. They have earned a K/BB ratio of 9.10 (924 strikeouts against 309 walks). They sit at 1st in the league as a staff in total hits given up with 769.
Sitting with 92 save situations, the Rays have accrued 48 holds and also 17 blown saves. Tampa Bay has had relief pitchers enter the contest in 44 save opportunities and they have tallied 27 saves. Their bullpen pitchers have stepped onto the mound 101 times in high leverage situations in addition to 79 occasions with runners on. Tampa Bay relief pitchers have an inherited score percentage of 23.1% of 121 inherited runners. They are currently ranked 16th in the league with a save rate of 61.4%, and they have dispatched 334 relievers onto the diamond on the season.
The Tampa Bay Rays have turned 79 double plays and have a fielding rate of .989 (2nd in pro baseball). The Rays have accrued 932 assists, 41 errors and have a tally of 2,732 putouts on the campaign. In their 8,196 innings played, the Rays have earned a defensive efficiency of 71.3% (1st in MLB).
In his pro baseball career, Glasnow has conceded 381 hits and he has 596 strikeouts in 464 innings. Glasnow (23-23 record in his career) has a 3.95 ERA while allowing 7.4 hits per nine innings. He has allowed 204 earned runs while holding a WHIP of 1.236 and a FIP of 3.7. He has a K/BB ratio of 3.09 and he has gone up against 1,941 opposing batters during his pro baseball career.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Tampa Bay (-170)
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