Marlins vs Nationals Baseball Game Preview

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April 3, 7:05 PM | GrassNationals Park

Miami Marlins vs Washington Nationals Odds

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The Miami Marlins will look to grab a road win when they take on the Nationals in Washington at Nationals Park on Wednesday in baseball odds action.

The Nationals will rely on Gio Gonzalez to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while Kevin Slowey will be his counterpart for the Marlins. Gio Gonzalez is 0-0 this season, and Kevin Slowey is 0-0.

View Miami vs Washington Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Bettors looking to side with the Nationals in this one will find them as -270 favorites on the MLB money line. Betting the over under instead? It was hovering near 7.5 at its open earlier today.

Power Rankings:
This game matches up the No. 2 (Nationals) and the No. 14 (Marlins) teams in their respective leagues, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.

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How They Match Up:
At the plate, Washington owns the No. 10 ranking for hits in the National League at 5 per game. By contrast, the Marlins are rated No. 13 in the same category at 3 per game.

Washington owns the National League's No. 1 defense, allowing 0 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Miami's National League No. 4-rated defense.

Miami lost its last outing, a 2-0 result against the Nationals on April 1. Bettors who backed the Nationals at -250 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (2) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. The Marlins were shut out in their last start, struggling to get much going against the Washington staff and losing 2-0 to the Nationals on Monday at Nationals Park.

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

Washington Nationals Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing Miami are 6-4
After playing Miami are 8-2
After a win are 3-7

A few Marlins at Nationals trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Miami's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Miami's last 6 games when playing Washington
Miami is 3-8 SU in its last 11 games when playing on the road against Washington
Miami is 3-11 SU in its last 14 games
Washington is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games when playing at home against Miami
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Washington's last 7 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Washington's last 9 games
Washington is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games at home

Next up:
Miami at Washington, Thursday, April 4