Brian Anderson's Stick is Expected to Not Be Enough to Pull the Home Marlins Over the Dodgers

Thu, Aug 15, 2019 | Emma Botos

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Caleb Smith with the Miami Marlins at Citizens Bank Park in April 2019
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August 15, 2019 -- Based on the Snoozle prediction model, the Marlins have a 70.81% take a home loss against the Dodgers.

On the mound for the Marlins will be Caleb Smith paired against Walker Buehler. Our model forecasts the Marlins pitcher will have an outing for 6.908 innings, allowing 1.922 earned runs, with a 2.937 walks. Walker Buehler is estimated to have 1.288 earned runs, 23.982 outs, and 7.414 strike outs.

In a hitting matchup, Brian Anderson of the Marlins will see who has the better stick against the visiting slugger Cody Bellinger. The Marlins's Brian Anderson is estimated to score 0.363 runs, 0.351 RBIs and have a 0.272 OBP. Cody Bellinger is forecast to bring in 0.724 RBIs and 0.600 runs scored, with an 0.364 OBP and 0.742 Ks.

There is no best value for Dodgers -260 at Marlins +230 matchup based on our model's game predictions. With a predicted 70.03% likelihood and -115 odds at 7.5 runs, the under line is the best value.

Posted at Thu, August 15, 2019 13:03:49 UTC