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Josh Johnson, Lucas Harrell take mound in Astros vs Marlins tilt

Miami MarlinsHouston Astros
May 9, 8:05 PM | GrassMinute Maid Park

Miami Marlins vs Houston Astros Odds

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Miami pays a visit to Houston on Wednesday, hoping to shut down the Astros bats in baseball action at Minute Maid Park.

Josh Johnson gets the ball in front of a hostile crowd for the Marlins on this day; he's 0-3 on the season. The Astros, meanwhile, will counter with Lucas Harrell, who will be looking to improve on his 2-2 mark.

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Betting Line:
The Marlins were listed as 125 favorites on the baseball moneyline at many online sportsbooks. The total was set at 8 before betting started earlier on Monday.

Power Rankings:
The Astros - Marlins odds would favor the Astros if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Houston is rated No. 3 in the current National League Odds Shark poll, while Miami is at No. 10 in the National League.


How They Match Up:
When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Marlins rank No. 13 in the National League at 7.6 hits per game. That compares with Houston’s No. 4 ranking in that category.

Miami brings the National League's No. 4-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Astros' league No. 10-ranked defense.

Miami lost its last outing, a 3-2 result against the Astros on May 8. Bettors who backed the Astros at +160 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. The Marlins endured a 3-2 loss at the hands of the Astros on Tuesday, with Anibal Sanchez throwing 7 innings of 5-hit ball at Minute Maid Park.

Miami Marlins Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing NY Mets are 3-7
After playing Houston are 6-4
After a loss are 4-6

Houston Astros Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 3-7
Before playing Pittsburgh are 5-5
After playing Miami are 3-7
After a win are 5-5

A few Marlins at Astros trends to consider:
Miami is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games
Miami is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 12 of Miami's last 14 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Miami's last 6 games when playing on the road against Houston
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Houston's last 6 games when playing at home against Miami
Houston is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games at home
Houston is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games
The total has gone OVER in 10 of Houston's last 15 games

Next up:
Miami home to NY Mets, Friday, May 11
Houston at Pittsburgh, Friday, May 11