Jacob Turner faces Stephen Strasburg in MLB odds action
Washington Nationals vs Miami Marlins Odds
The Miami Marlins look to emerge victorious in MLB odds action as the Nationals arrive at Marlins Park on Sunday.
Miami sends Jacob Turner out against Stephen Strasburg for the Nationals in this game. Turner is 3-5 with a 3.13 ERA on the season, while Strasburg is 6-9 on the year and has a 2.85 ERA.
Miami was a +163 moneyline underdogs earlier in the day at BetOnline, based on the starting pitcher matchup. That pairing made odds makers at Sportsbook.ag settle on an opening over under number of 7.
The Marlins - Nationals odds would favor the Nationals if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Miami is rated No. 9 in the current National League Odds Shark poll, while Washington is at No. 8 in the National League.
How They Match Up:
On offense, it's a battle between Miami and its National League No. 15-rated batting order, averaging 3.3 runs per nine innings, against the National League's No. 8 lineup of the Nationals at 4 runs per outing.
Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping factors and Miami has the National League's No. 7-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Nationals own the National League's No. 6 mark in runs allowed.
The Nationals were a 9-2 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Marlins. That made winners of bettors who got Washington at +100 on the moneyline, while the total score (11) was good news for OVER bettors. The Nationals grabbed a win last time out, defeating Nathan Eovaldi and the Marlins 9-2 on Saturday at Marlins Park.
Washington Nationals Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 4-6
Before playing NY Mets are 5-5
After playing Miami are 5-5
After a win are 6-4
Miami Marlins Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 2-8
Before playing Atlanta are 2-8
After playing Washington are 2-8
After a loss are 3-7
A few Nationals at Marlins trends to consider:
Washington is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Miami
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Washington's last 10 games on the road
Washington is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Washington's last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Miami's last 10 games when playing at home against Washington
Miami is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
Miami is 5-12 SU in its last 17 games
Miami is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games at home
Washington at NY Mets, Monday, September 9
Miami home to Atlanta, Monday, September 9