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Marlins Vs Giants: MLB Betting Odds & Trends – 4/17/2021

A pair of MLB’s best sluggers face off when the Miami Marlins (6-7) and the San Francisco Giants (8-5) play at 6:10 PM ET on Saturday at LoanDepot Park. Adam Duvall has four homers (ninth in the league) for the favored Marlins (-129), and Evan Longoria ranks ninth in MLB play with four dingers this season for the Giants (+112). Miami’s Sandy Alcantara starts against San Francisco’s Aaron Sanchez.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of April 17, 2021, 2:00 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Marlins vs Giants Betting Odds

Pitching Matchup

Alcantara (MIA) Pitcher Sanchez (SF)
0 – 1 W/L 0 – 1
18.1 IP 10.0
2.45 ERA 2.70
0.870 WHIP 1.000
10.3 K/9 6.3
2.9 BB/9 0.9

Marlins Probable Starter Sandy Alcantara

  • Alcantara (0-1) gets the starting nod for the Marlins in his fourth start of the season. He has a 2.45 ERA in 18 1/3 innings pitched, with 21 strikeouts.
  • In his last appearance on Monday, the right-hander went 6 1/3 innings against the Braves, giving up three earned runs while surrendering four hits.
  • The opposing Giants offense has a collective .203 batting average, and is 28th in the league with 83 total hits and 27th in MLB play with 42 runs scored. They have the 20th-best slugging percentage (.373) and have hit the eighth-most home runs (17) in all of MLB.
  • The Marlins were the moneyline favorite for one Alcantara start this season — they lost.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of April 17, 2021 at 2:09 AM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Giants Stats vs Alcantara

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Brandon Crawford 6 .333 2 0 0 .333 .666
Mike Yastrzemski 5 .200 1 0 0 .333 .533
Evan Longoria 5 .000 0 0 0 .286 .286
Brandon Belt 5 .600 3 0 0 .714 1.714
Buster Posey 4 .250 1 0 1 .250 .500
Wilmer Flores 4 .000 0 0 0 .200 .200
Mauricio Dubón 3 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Tommy La Stella 1 1.000 1 0 1 1.000 2.000

Giants Probable Starter Aarón Sánchez

  • The Giants’ Sanchez will make his third start of the season.
  • The right-hander last pitched on Tuesday, when he threw five innings against the Reds, giving up two earned runs.
  • The Marlins rank 13th in MLB with a .238 batting average this season. They have a team slugging percentage that ranks 14th in the league (.385) and 11 home runs.
  • His team is 0-2 this season when he starts and they’re underdogs on the moneyline.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of April 17, 2021 at 2:09 AM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Marlins Stats vs Sanchez

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Corey Dickerson 10 .200 2 1 2 .273 .773
Brian Anderson 2 1.000 2 0 0 1.000 3.000
Jorge Alfaro 2 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Magneuris Sierra 1 .000 0 0 0 .500 .500

Marlins Betting Trends

  • The Marlins score an average of 3.3 runs per game at home and six per contest away from LoanDepot Park.
  • The Marlins have the No. 12 offense in baseball scoring 4.5 runs per game (59 total runs).
  • The Marlins have won one of the four games they were listed as the moneyline favorite this season (25%).
  • Miami has played as a moneyline favorite of -129 or shorter in only one game this season, which they lost.
  • Miami has played in 13 games with an over/under set, and has combined with their opponents to go over the total five times (5-6-2).
  • In the last 10 games, Miami has been named the moneyline favorite by oddsmakers only twice, and it lost both games.

Giants Betting Trends

  • The Giants have scored 42 runs (just 3.2 per game) this season, which ranks 27th in MLB.
  • In away games this season, they have scored a total of 21 runs (3 per game) while plating 21 total at home, an average of 3.5 per contest.
  • The Giants have won four of the six games they’ve played as underdogs this season.
  • San Francisco has a record of 2-1 in games where oddsmakers have them as underogs of at least +112 on the moneyline.
  • San Francisco and its opponents have gone over the total this season in three of their 13 opportunities.
  • San Francisco has played as the underdog in five of its past 10 games and won three of those contests.

Marlins Players to Watch

  • Starling Marte is hitting .320 with two doubles, a triple, two home runs and six walks.
  • Marte ranks 17th in hits among qualifying hitters in baseball.
  • Marte has safely hit in six games in a row. Over that span he is hitting .333 with a double, two home runs, four walks and five RBIs.
  • Jazz Chisholm is hitting .294 with three doubles, a triple, three home runs and seven walks.
  • Among the qualifying hitters in MLB, Chisholm’s 3 HR rank 25th.
  • Chisholm heads into this game on a five-game hitting streak. During that streak he is hitting .412 with two doubles, three home runs, three walks and five RBIs.

Marlins Batting Stats (2021)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Starling Marte 50 .320 13 2 7 .417 .937
Brian Anderson 47 .170 3 1 4 .235 .512
Miguel Rojas 43 .279 6 0 5 .354 .749
Corey Dickerson 42 .262 6 0 3 .326 .683
Garrett Cooper 40 .225 4 1 7 .311 .661
Adam Duvall 40 .250 7 4 10 .302 .927
Jesús Aguilar 39 .333 4 0 6 .426 .811
Jazz Chisholm 34 .294 6 3 6 .405 1.111
Jorge Alfaro 26 .192 1 0 0 .222 .414
Jon Berti 25 .200 5 0 5 .310 .630

Giants Players to Watch

  • Longoria leads San Francisco in home runs (four) and runs batted in (nine) this season while batting .317.
  • Longoria ranks ninth in HR among qualified hitters in MLB.
  • Mike Yastrzemski has eight hits and an OBP of .286 to go with a slugging percentage of .419 this season.
  • Yastrzemski does not rank in the top 25 in home runs and hits among qualified hitters in the majors.

Giants Batting Stats (2021)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Mike Yastrzemski 43 .186 5 2 3 .286 .705
Brandon Crawford 41 .146 5 3 8 .205 .620
Evan Longoria 41 .317 7 4 9 .378 1.012
Dónovan Solano 38 .316 5 0 3 .357 .725
Austin Slater 36 .194 2 1 3 .326 .687
Buster Posey 32 .250 4 2 2 .314 .752
Alex Dickerson 29 .172 4 2 4 .273 .652
Brandon Belt 26 .154 3 1 2 .290 .559
Wilmer Flores 26 .154 2 0 2 .281 .512
Mauricio Dubon 21 .143 0 0 1 .182 .325

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