Moneyline Favors Miami Marlins in MLB Battle with Arizona Diamondbacks
The MLB baseball betting odds board sees a clash between Miami and the Arizona on Saturday, with the host Marlins trying to win for themselves and reward betting fans who pick them on the moneyline.
Henderson Alvarez will take the mound for the Miami Marlins, and he'll carry a 8-5 record into the contest. Wade Miley gets the ball for the Arizona Diamondbacks; he's 7-8 so far this season.
Arizona Diamondbacks vs Miami Marlins Opening Odds and Betting Line
Computer Prediction: Arizona Diamondbacks vs Miami Marlins Pick
Odds Shark prediction models pick the Marlins to win this game 3.9-3.5. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
60-62 Miami battles the Diamondbacks, currently with a 53-69 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Miami vs Arizona injuries news.
The Miami Marlins sit at No. 16 in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Arizona Diamondbacks sit at No. 27 on the same chart.
How Arizona Diamondbacks vs Miami Marlins Stats Matchup
Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features the Miami Marlins No. 16-ranked scoring average of 3.99 runs per game, against a Arizona Diamondbacks offense rated No. 18 and scoring 3.98 runs per game. The Marlins have averaged 8.55 hits per game to date this season, less than the Diamondbacks hitters have managed (8.74 per nine innings).
Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Miami has the No. 20-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Diamondbacks own the No. 26 mark in runs allowed.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
Last time out for Arizona, they were a 3-2 winner as they battled the Marlins on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Diamondbacks at +127 were rewarded, while the 5 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. The Diamondbacks enjoyed a 3-2 victory at the expense of the Marlins on Friday, with Trevor Cahill throwing 6 2/3 innings of 6-hit ball at Marlins Park.
Arizona Diamondbacks vs Miami Marlins Betting Odds Trends
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Arizona's last 8 games on the road
Arizona is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing Miami
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Arizona's last 10 games when playing Miami
Arizona is 9-3 SU in its last 12 games when playing on the road against Miami
Miami is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games when playing Arizona
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Miami's last 10 games when playing Arizona
Miami is 3-9 SU in its last 12 games when playing at home against Arizona
Next Betting Matchups
Arizona at Miami, Sunday, August 17th