Rafael Ortega Props: Matchup, Trends, Best Odds vs. Marlins (August 14, 2021)

Written By Staff on August 14, 2021

Rafael Ortega will dig in against Zach Thompson when his Chicago Cubs match up against Thompson’s Miami Marlins on Saturday, August 14. The Cubs are +115 on the moneyline with a run total positioned at 7.5 in the matchup.

Let’s take a look at the current player prop odds for Ortega in this matchup, plus some insights as to how he might perform compared to those props.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of August 14, 2021, 2:20 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

RAFAEL ORTEGA BETTING PROPS VS MARLINS

BATTER VS. PITCHER: ORTEGA VS. MARLINS

  • Thompson has not pitched to Ortega yet in his career.
  • He has an average of .200 with a .333 on-base percentage and a .633 OPS against Marlins pitchers over 12 plate appearances against the club.

Ortega history vs Marlins (since 2015)

AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS K%
10 .200 0 0 1 .333 .633 16.7%

RAFAEL ORTEGA BATTING SPLITS 2021

  • Ortega has been seeing the ball well against righties this season, batting .373 against right-handed pitching while compiling a batting average of just .095 against southpaws. On the season, he has an OPS of 1.006 when facing right-handers.
  • His .806 home OPS jumps to 1.015 on the road, with a .347/.388/.627 slash line away from home.
AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS K%
vs LHP 21 .095 0 0 .208 .303 45.8%
vs RHP 126 .373 6 16 .419 1.006 21.3%
Home 73 .329 5 1 4 .395 .806 24.7%
Away 75 .347 13 5 14 .388 1.015 25.0%
Total 148 .338 18 6 18 .391 .912 24.8%

CUBS VS MARLINS BETTING ODDS

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