Oakland Athletics vs Miami Marlins Prediction, 6/2/2023 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Oakland Athletics vs Miami Marlins
Date: Friday, June 2, 2023
Location: loanDepot park in Miami, FL
TV: Bally Sports Florida
Odds/Point Spread: Oakland (+155) Miami (-180)
The Oakland Athletics (12-46) are hitting the road to loanDepot park on Friday where they will try to beat the Miami Marlins (29-27). The moneyline on this matchup has the Athletics at +155 and the Marlins are priced at -180. The betting total is set at 8.5. The expected starting pitchers will be Hogan Harris and Edward Cabrera.
The Athletics have tallied 74 two-baggers as a unit and have smacked 57 balls out of the stadium. Oakland has a slugging % of .353 and have struck out 535 times, while drawing a walk on 190 occasions. As a team, the Oakland Athletics are putting up 3.5 runs per game, which ranks them 30th in the league. They have tallied 193 RBI's and 419 base knocks for the year, and their batting average is sitting at .219. They have 200 runs while having a team on-base percentage of .299.
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The Athletics hold a team ERA of 6.63 on the year (30th in MLB), and their staff has struck out 439 hitters. Athletics pitchers have surrendered 99 long balls in addition to 395 total runs (30th in the league). Their pitching staff has walked 265 players from the other team and their FIP sits at 5.89 as a team on the campaign. Oakland has relinquished 554 hits (9.8 per 9 innings) as well as 375 earned runs. Their strikeout to walk ratio sits at 1.66 and the pitching staff holds a WHIP of 1.61.
Athletics relief pitchers have come into the game with runners on base 67 times and also have had 62 appearances in high leverage situations. The relievers are sitting with 13 holds on the campaign (29th in baseball). The Athletics bullpen have a save rate of 28.6% and has come into the game in 28 save situations. They have accumulated 4 saves this year and have blown 10 out of their 14 save opportunities. The bullpen pitchers have inherited 106 runners for the season with 40.6% of those runners ended up scoring. The Athletics have dispatched 197 relief pitchers to the mound so far this season.
The Athletics have turned 68.1% of balls hit into play into outs out of their 4,581 innings on the diamond, which has them sitting at 21st in pro baseball. The Oakland Athletics are sitting with 1,527 putouts at this point in the season, in addition to 448 assists and 35 errors. Their fielding percentage sits at .983 which is 25th in baseball, and they have twisted 44 double plays.
Harris (0-0 career record) holds a FIP of 5.35 and he has gone up against 24 hitters during his time in the majors. He has surrendered 2 base hits (3.4 hits per nine innings) with 6 free passes. His ERA is 10.13 (6 ER's allowed) and his career WHIP is 1.500. Harris has taken the hill for 5 innings and has 5 K's in his career.
The Miami Marlins have accumulated a team on-base percentage of .319 in addition to a batting average of .258 for the season. They have struck out on 479 occasions (20th in MLB) and have 489 base knocks. Miami has hit 54 home runs so far this season and 198 RBIs. The Marlins hold a team slugging % of .396 and they are recording 3.73 runs per outing (28th in baseball). They have hit 80 two-baggers, while taking a walk 157 times and putting up 209 runs.
The Marlins hold a team WHIP of 1.345 and have a FIP of 4.21 as a staff so far this year. They sit at 18th in MLB as a staff in total hits allowed with 468. The Miami pitching staff have surrendered 254 runs over the course of the season while holding a team ERA of 4.28 (237 earned runs surrendered). Their strikeout to walk ratio sits at 9.30 (515 strikeouts against 202 walks). They have given up 63 homers and they concede 4.59 runs per 9 innings (15th in baseball).
Sitting with 61 save situations, the Marlins have earned 36 holds in addition to 10 blown saves. Miami has called on bullpen pitchers to step onto the mound in 25 save opportunities and they have recorded 15 saves. Their relief pitchers have stepped onto the mound 78 times in high leverage situations and on 68 occasions with runners on. Miami relievers hold an inherited score percentage of 30.4% out of 102 inherited runners. They rank 18th in MLB with a save percentage of 60.0%, and they have dispatched 200 relief pitchers onto the field on the season.
Out of their 4,485 innings played, the Marlins are sitting with a defensive efficiency of 68.1% (22nd in baseball). The Miami Marlins have turned 52 double plays and have a fielding percentage of .984 (22nd in MLB). The Marlins have 498 assists, 33 errors and have a tally of 1,495 putouts during this campaign.
In his pro baseball career, Cabrera has surrendered 111 hits while he has accumulated 169 strikeouts in 150 frames. He has given up a total of 70 earned runs while holding a WHIP of 1.320 and being the owner of a FIP of 5.0. His K/BB ratio is 1.94 and he has faced 643 batters during his MLB career. Cabrera (9-11 career record) holds a 4.20 earned run average while giving up 6.7 hits per 9 innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Miami (-180)
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