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Kevin Slowey out to silence Phillies bats in MLB contest

Philadelphia PhilliesMiami Marlins
April 14, 1:10 PM | GrassMarlins Park

Philadelphia Phillies vs Miami Marlins Odds

5-6TEAM RECORD2-9

The Marlins get a visit from the Philadelphia Phillies in baseball action on Sunday, with the home side looking to send the visitors to the showers with a loss.

Miami sends Kevin Slowey out against Roy Halladay for the Phillies in this game. Slowey is 0-2 with a 2.19 ERA on the season, while Halladay is 0-2 on the year and has a 14.73 ERA.

View Philadelphia vs Miami Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
On the MLB moneyline for this matchup, Miami sat as +120 underdogs earlier in the day at Bovada. The total was set at 8, according to 5Dimes.

Power Rankings:
This game puts the Marlins, most recently No. 6 in the National League Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Phillies, who rate a National League No. 3 in the latest survey.

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How They Match Up:
Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Miami's National League No. 15-ranked scoring average of 1.7 runs per game, against a Phillies offense rated No. 8 and scoring 4.2 runs per game in the league. The Marlins have averaged 6.5 hits per game to date this season, less than the Phillies hitters have managed (8.5 per nine innings).

Miami owns the National League's No. 6 defense, allowing 4 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Philadelphia's National League No. 13-rated defense.

Philadelphia lost its last outing, a 2-1 result against the Marlins on April 13. Bettors who backed the Marlins at +135 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. Philadelphia looks to rebound from a loss to the Marlins, who beat them 2-1 on Saturday behind a start from Jose Fernandez at Marlins Park.

Philadelphia Phillies Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 8-2
Before playing Cincinnati are 6-4
After playing Miami are 6-4
After a loss are 5-5

Miami Marlins Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 4-6
Before playing Washington are 5-5
After playing Philadelphia are 4-6
After a win are 3-7

A few Phillies at Marlins trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Philadelphia's last 6 games when playing Miami
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 5 games when playing on the road against Miami
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Philadelphia's last 9 games on the road
Philadelphia is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games when playing Miami
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Miami's last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Miami's last 6 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Miami's last 6 games when playing Philadelphia
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Miami's last 5 games when playing at home against Philadelphia

Next up:
Philadelphia at Cincinnati, Monday, April 15
Miami home to Washington, Monday, April 15