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Cleveland Indians vs Miami Marlins Odds
The Marlins will be trying to slam their rivals from the other league on Saturday, as the Cleveland Indians visit in inter-league play at Marlins Park.
The match puts starter Zach McAllister for the Indians on the hill facing Jacob Turner for the Marlins. McAllister brings a 4-6 mark to the game, while Turner is 3-3 to date on the season.
The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Marlins rated this week at No. 11 and the Indians sitting at No. 5.
How They Match Up:
Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Miami has the National League's No. 15-rated offensive output, at 7.8 hits per game. The Indians average 8.7 hits per game, good for No. 8 on the American League list.
Miami owns the National League's No. 6 defense, allowing 4 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Cleveland's American League No. 8-rated defense.
The Indians were a 10-0 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Marlins. That made winners of bettors who got Miami at -114 on the moneyline, while the total score (10) was good news for OVER bettors. Cleveland was scored on plenty on Friday, falling behind early and watching runners cross the plate all game in a 10-0 loss to Miami.
Cleveland Indians Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Miami are 6-4
After playing Miami are 6-4
After a loss are 5-5
Miami Marlins Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Cleveland are 4-6
After playing Cleveland are 4-6
After a win are 6-4
A few Indians at Marlins trends to consider:
Cleveland is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Cleveland's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Cleveland's last 7 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Cleveland's last 7 games when playing on the road against Miami
The total has gone UNDER in 14 of Miami's last 17 games
Miami is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing at home against Cleveland
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Miami's last 7 games when playing at home against Cleveland
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Miami's last 10 games at home
Cleveland at Miami, Sunday, August 4