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Clayton Kershaw, Mark Buehrle take mound in Marlins vs Dodgers tilt

Los Angeles DodgersMiami Marlins
Aug 10, 7:10 PM | GrassMarlins Park

Los Angeles Dodgers vs Miami Marlins Odds

60-52TEAM RECORD51-61

The Miami Marlins look to emerge victorious in MLB odds action as the Dodgers arrive at Marlins Park on Friday.

Miami sends Mark Buehrle out against Clayton Kershaw for the Dodgers in this game. Buehrle is 9-10 with a 3.70 ERA on the season, while Kershaw is 9-6 on the year and has a 2.88 ERA.

View LA Dodgers vs Miami Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The Dodgers were listed as 140 favorites on the baseball moneyline at many online sportsbooks. The total was set at 7 before betting started earlier on Monday.

Power Rankings:
The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Marlins at No. 15 in the National League and the Dodgers at No. 1 in the National League heading into this contest.

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How They Match Up:
Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Miami has the National League's No. 15-rated offensive output, at 8.1 hits per game. The Dodgers average 8.2 hits per game, good for No. 11 on the National League list.

Miami owns the National League's No. 12 defense, allowing 4.5 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Los Angeles' National League No. 3-rated defense.

Los Angeles won its last outing, a 6-4 result against the Rockies on August 8. Bettors who backed the Dodgers at -210 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (10) sent OVER bettors to the payout window. Los Angeles got the job done in their last match in a 6-4 victory over Colorado on Wednesday at Dodger Stadium behind starter Chad Billingsley.

The Marlins were a 6-1 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Mets. That made winners of bettors who got New York at -153 on the moneyline, while the total score (7) was good news for OVER bettors. The Marlins endured a 6-1 loss at the hands of the Mets on Thursday, with Josh Johnson throwing 6 innings of 8-hit ball at Citi Field.

Los Angeles Dodgers Trends:
When playing on Friday are 7-3
Before playing Miami are 4-6
After playing Colorado are 6-4
After a win are 7-3

Miami Marlins Trends:
When playing on Friday are 6-4
Before playing LA Dodgers are 8-2
After playing NY Mets are 3-7
After a loss are 5-5

A few Dodgers at Marlins trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 6 of LA Dodgers' last 7 games when playing on the road against Miami
LA Dodgers are 7-3 SU in their last 10 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 7 of LA Dodgers' last 10 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 14 of LA Dodgers' last 20 games when playing Miami
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Miami's last 7 games when playing at home against LA Dodgers
Miami is 4-1 SU in their last 5 games when playing at home against LA Dodgers
The total has gone OVER in 14 of Miami's last 20 games when playing LA Dodgers
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Miami's last 12 games at home

Next up:
LA Dodgers at Miami, Saturday, August 11

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