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Miami Marlins vs Los Angeles Dodgers Odds
Los Angeles will try to be nasty hosts on Sunday when the Miami Marlins pay a visit to Dodger Stadium.
For the Dodgers, Chris Capuano gets the ball, charged with keeping the Marlins hitters off the base paths. He'll face Tom Koehler, 0-0 on the year.
Sportsbooks such as 5Dimes had set the Dodgers as -165 favorites on the moneyline for this contest. The over under was hovering near 7.5 for bettors hoping to turn a profit on totals at Bovada.
The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Dodgers at No. 5 in the National League and the Marlins at No. 14 in the National League heading into this contest.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Los Angeles' No. 14-rated National League offense, averaging 3.5 runs per game, against a Marlins defense that ranks No. 11 in the National League at 4.3 in runs allowed per game. The Dodgers have averaged 8.7 hits per game so far, more than Marlins batters have averaged on the year (7.4 hits per game).
Comparing defensive stats, Miami owns the National League's No. 10-rated road mark, allowing 4.6 runs per game on the highway. Los Angeles, on the other hand, rates No. 14 in scoring at home.
In their last action, Miami was a 7-1 loser on the road against the Dodgers. Bettors on Los Angeles at -197 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (8) sent OVER bettors home happy as well. Miami looks to rebound from a loss to the Dodgers, who beat them 7-1 on Saturday behind a start from Hyun-Jin Ryu at Dodger Stadium.
Miami Marlins Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 2-8
Before playing Cincinnati are 4-6
After playing LA Dodgers are 4-6
After a loss are 4-6
Los Angeles Dodgers Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 6-4
Before playing Washington are 5-5
After playing Miami are 6-4
After a win are 3-7
A few Marlins at Dodgers trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Miami's last 6 games when playing on the road against LA Dodgers
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Miami's last 5 games when playing LA Dodgers
Miami is 2-4 SU in their last 6 games when playing LA Dodgers
Miami is 2-4 SU in their last 6 games when playing on the road against LA Dodgers
The total has gone OVER in 7 of LA Dodgers' last 8 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of LA Dodgers' last 6 games when playing at home against Miami
The total has gone OVER in 4 of LA Dodgers' last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of LA Dodgers' last 5 games when playing Miami
Miami home to Cincinnati, Tuesday, May 14
LA Dodgers home to Washington, Monday, May 13