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Miami Marlins vs Los Angeles Dodgers Odds
The Miami Marlins will look to grab a road win when they take on the Dodgers in Los Angeles at Dodger Stadium on Friday in baseball odds action.
The match puts starter Nathan Eovaldi for the Marlins on the hill facing Chad Billingsley for the Dodgers. Eovaldi brings a 4-8 mark to the game, while Billingsley is 10-9 to date on the season.
If you're going with the Dodgers in this one, they're listed as moneyline favorites of -200 on most baseball betting menus for Monday's contest.
According to new MLB Power Rankings here, it's the National League No. 1-ranked Dodgers and the National League No. 15-rated Marlins in this matchup.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Los Angeles' No. 12-rated National League offense, averaging 4 runs per game, against a Marlins defense that ranks No. 11 in the National League at 4.4 in runs allowed per game. The Dodgers have averaged 8.4 hits per game so far, more than Marlins batters have averaged on the year (8.2 hits per game).
Defensively, Miami features the National League's No. 7-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.3 runs per game. Los Angeles, meanwhile, comes in at No. 14 in the National League at home, scoring 3.6 runs per game.
Last time out for Miami, they were a 3-0 loser as they battled the Diamondbacks on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Diamondbacks at -189 were rewarded, while the 3 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Miami didn't plate a single run in their last outing, shut down by Wade Miley in a losing cause, 3-0, against Arizona on Wednesday.
The Dodgers were an 8-4 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Giants. That made winners of bettors who got San Francisco at -103 on the moneyline, while the total score (12) was good news for OVER bettors. Los Angeles suffered an 8-4 loss against San Francisco on Wednesday, as Chris Capuano wasn't able to lead his team to victory at Dodger Stadium.
Miami Marlins Trends:
When playing on Friday are 4-6
Before playing LA Dodgers are 6-4
After playing Arizona are 3-7
After a loss are 5-5
Los Angeles Dodgers Trends:
When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing Miami are 5-5
After playing San Francisco are 4-6
After a loss are 4-6
A few Marlins at Dodgers trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 12 of Miami's last 17 games when playing on the road against LA Dodgers
The total has gone OVER in 15 of Miami's last 23 games when playing LA Dodgers
Miami is 8-16 SU in its last 24 games on the road
Miami is 2-5 SU in their last 7 games when playing LA Dodgers
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of LA Dodgers' last 6 games
LA Dodgers are 5-2 SU in their last 7 games when playing Miami
The total has gone OVER in 12 of LA Dodgers' last 17 games when playing at home against Miami
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of LA Dodgers' last 6 games at home
Miami at LA Dodgers, Saturday, August 25