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    The Houston Astros (68-51) and the Miami Marlins (62-57) meet on Monday at 6:40 PM ET. The Astros are favored on the moneyline (-144) against the underdog Marlins (+122). Houston’s Framber Valdez gets the start against Miami’s Braxton Garrett.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Astros vs. Marlins

    • Game Day: Monday, August 14, 2023
    • Game Time: 6:40 PM ET
    • Location: Miami, Florida
    • Stadium: LoanDepot park
    Astros vs Marlins Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Astros -144 7.5

    How Do I Watch the Astros vs. the Marlins?

    • TV Channel: BSFL

    Astros Stats & Trends

    Astros Batting

    • The Astros rank ninth-best in MLB play with 153 total home runs.
    • Houston is 14th in MLB with a .251 batting average.
    • The Astros rank 12th in MLB with an on-base percentage of .324.
    • Houston strikes out 8.0 times per game, the fifth-best average in MLB.
    • The Astros average 1.4 homers per road game this season (86 total on the road).
    • Houston is slugging .427 with 3.2 extra-base hits per game on the road.
    • The club is batting .253 with 533 hits (8.9 per game) on the road this season.

    Astros Key Batters

    • Kyle Tucker leads Houston in OBP (.378), slugging percentage (.519) and total hits (127) this season. He has a .297 batting average.
    • Among the qualifying batters in the majors, his batting average ranks 11th, his on-base percentage ranks 15th, and he is 11th in slugging.
    • Tucker hopes to build on a two-game hitting streak in this matchup. During his last five outings he is hitting .300 with a double, two home runs, three walks and six RBI.
    • Alex Bregman is batting .254 with 16 doubles, two triples, 18 home runs and 67 walks. He’s slugging .417 with an on-base percentage of .353.
    • His batting average is 84th among qualified players, his on-base percentage 35th, and his slugging percentage 90th.
    • Bregman has picked up a hit in two straight games. In his last five games he is hitting .444 with two doubles, five walks and five RBI.
    • Yordan Alvarez has 71 hits this season and has a slash line of .270/.376/.559.
    • Jeremy Pena is batting .252 with a .314 OBP and 42 RBI for Houston this season.
    • Pena brings a two-game hitting streak into this game. In his last five games he is batting .421 with a double, three walks and three RBI.

    Marlins Stats & Trends

    Marlins Batting

    • The Marlins’ 111 home runs rank 28th in MLB this season.
    • Miami has a team batting average of .262 this season, which ranks third among MLB teams.
    • The Marlins have an on-base percentage of .318 this season, which ranks 16th in the league.
    • Miami has shown good bat-to-ball skills at the plate this season with the seventh-best strikeout rate (8.0 per game) among MLB offenses.
    • They’ve hit 47 homers, an average of 0.8 per game, in 61 home contests this season.
    • In 61 home games this season, it is slugging .407 with 164 hits going for extra bases.
    • In 61 home games this season, they have a batting average of .276 while averaging 9.2 base hits per contest.

    Marlins Key Batters

    • Luis Arraez has racked up an on-base percentage of .411 and a slugging percentage of .467. Both lead the Marlins. He’s batting .367.
    • Including all the qualifying hitters in the big leagues, he ranks first in batting average, third in on-base percentage and 44th in slugging percentage.
    • Jorge Soler has 20 doubles, 28 home runs and 52 walks while hitting .244. He’s slugging .495 with an on-base percentage of .333.
    • His batting average ranks 101st among all qualified players, his on-base percentage is 67th, and he is 23rd in slugging.
    • Bryan De La Cruz is batting .262 with 26 doubles, 16 home runs and 33 walks.
    • Josh Bell is hitting .242 with 21 doubles, 15 home runs and 49 walks.

    Astros vs. Marlins Probable Pitchers

    Framber Valdez (HOU) Pitcher Braxton Garrett (MIA)
    9 – 7 W/L 6 – 3
    142 IP 117
    3.30 ERA 4.08
    1.092 WHIP 1.188
    9.1 K/9 9.6
    2.2 BB/9 1.5

    Astros vs. Marlins Injury Updates

    • Astros: José Abreu: 10 Day IL (Back), Phil Maton: 15 Day IL (Elbow), Luis Garcia: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Michael Brantley: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Lance McCullers Jr.: 60 Day IL (Elbow)
    • Marlins: JT Chargois: 15 Day IL (Rib), Matt Barnes: 60 Day IL (Hip), Trevor Rogers: 60 Day IL (Forearm ), Jonathan Davis: 60 Day IL (Knee), Tommy Nance: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Max Meyer: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Anthony Bender: 60 Day IL (Elbow)

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