Guardians vs. Marlins Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets - Saturday, April 22, 2023

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Guardians vs. Marlins Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Saturday, April 22, 2023

MLB Predictions

The Cleveland Guardians will take the field against the Miami Marlins (10-9) on Saturday. The game begins at 3:10 PM ET on BSGL, with the Guardians listed as -134 favorites on the moneyline.

Cleveland’s Shane Bieber and Miami’s Devin Smeltzer have been named the starters for this contest.

Guardians vs. Marlins Odds

  • Guardians odds to win: -134
  • Marlins odds to win: +115
  • Spread: Guardians -1.5
  • Total: 7.5 runs

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Game Time and Information

  • Date: Saturday, April 22, 2023
  • Time: 3:10 PM ET
  • TV: BSGL

Who Will Win Guardians vs. Marlins?

Guardians and Marlins Betting Trends

The Guardians have put together a 6-6 record in games they were listed as the moneyline favorite (winning 50% of those games).

Cleveland has a record of 5-5 when it has played as moneyline favorites with odds of -134 or shorter (50% winning percentage).

The Marlins have been underdogs in 10 games this season and won five (50%) of those contests.

Miami is 3-2 this season when entering a game as the underdog by +115 or more on the moneyline.

In the 19 games in which oddsmakers have set an over/under for the Guardians, they have combined with opponents to go over the total nine times (9-9-1).

So far this season, the Marlins and their opponents have hit the over in six of their 19 games with a total.

Guardians Stats & Insights

The Guardians rank 23rd in runs scored with 80, 4.2 per game.

Cleveland has hit the second-fewest home runs in MLB play this season (10).

The Guardians have the 22nd-ranked batting average in the league (.231).

Cleveland strikes out 7.5 times per game, the third-best average in baseball.

The Guardians pitching staff is 26th in the majors with a collective 7.7 strikeouts per nine innings.

Cleveland has the 11th-ranked team ERA across all MLB pitching staffs (3.92).

Marlins Stats & Insights

The Marlins are among the lowest scoring teams in the league, ranking 28th with just 59 total runs (3.1 per game) this season.

Miami ranks 23rd in Major League Baseball with 18 home runs.

The Marlins rank 12th in MLB with a .249 team batting average.

Miami ranks 14th with an average of 8.9 strikeouts per game.

The Marlins have an 8.5 K/9 this season as a pitching staff, which ranks 20th in the majors.

Miami has the 14th-ranked ERA (4.26) in the majors this season.

Guardians Key Players to Watch

Bieber makes the start for the Guardians, his fifth of the season. He is 1-0 with a 2.88 ERA and 18 strikeouts in 25 2/3 innings pitched.

Jose Ramirez is batting .270 this season with a team-high two home runs and 12 RBI.

Steven Kwan has collected 18 hits this season and has an OBP of .367. He’s slugging .301 on the year.

Andres Gimenez is slashing .278/.358/.389 this season for the Guardians.

Myles Straw leads Cleveland in batting average (.290) this season.

Marlins Key Players to Watch

The Marlins will send out Smeltzer for his first start of the season.

Luis Arraez paces the Marlins with a team-best batting average of .438.

Jorge Soler has hit five home runs with 10 RBI. Both pace his team.

Garrett Cooper leads the Marlins with 10 runs batted in.

Jazz Chisholm is batting .235 with a double, a triple, three home runs and six walks.

Guardians and Marlins Injuries

Guardians: Aaron Civale: 15 Day IL (Oblique), Sam Hentges: 15 Day IL (Shoulder), Triston McKenzie: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Cody Morris: 60 Day IL (Shoulder)

Marlins: Joey Wendle: 10 Day IL (Oblique), Trevor Rogers: 15 Day IL (Forearm ), Johnny Cueto: 15 Day IL (Biceps), JT Chargois: 15 Day IL (Oblique), Tommy Nance: 15 Day IL (Shoulder), Max Meyer: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Anthony Bender: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Nic Enright: 60 Day IL (Illness)

Guardians vs. Marlins Prediction

  • Score Prediction: Guardians 5, Marlins 4
  • Total Prediction: Over 7.5 runs
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