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Miami Marlins Home to Phillies

Philadelphia pays a visit to Miami on Friday, hoping to shut down the Marlins bats in baseball action at Marlins Park.

Josh Johnson will take the mound for Miami, and he'll carry a 4-5 record into the contest. Cliff Lee gets the ball for Philadelphia; he's 0-4 so far this season.

View Philadelphia vs Miami Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks had set the Marlins as -110 favorites on the opening moneyline for this contest. The over under opened at 7 for bettors hoping to turn a profit on totals.

Power Rankings:
The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Marlins at No. 15 in the National League and the Phillies at No. 3 in the National League heading into this contest.

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How They Match Up:
At the plate, Miami owns the No. 14 ranking for hits in the National League at 8.1 per game. By contrast, the Phillies are rated No. 3 in the same category at 9.3 per game.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping factors and Miami has the National League's No. 13-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Phillies own the National League's No. 11 mark in runs allowed.

Philadelphia lost its last outing, a 5-4 result against the Pirates on June 28. Bettors who backed the Pirates at -112 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (9) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. Philadelphia suffered a 5-4 loss against Pittsburgh on Thursday, as Kyle Kendrick wasn't able to lead his team to victory at Citizens Bank Park.

Last time out for Miami, they were a 5-3 winner as they battled the Cardinals at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Marlins at -133 were rewarded, while the 8 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Miami rolled to a 5-3 win against St. Louis on Wednesday, as Anibal Sanchez and the Marlins' bats led the team to victory at Marlins Park.

Philadelphia Phillies Trends:
When playing on Friday are 7-3
Before playing Miami are 6-4
After playing Pittsburgh are 5-5
After a loss are 4-6

Miami Marlins Trends:
When playing on Friday are 3-7
Before playing Philadelphia are 4-6
After playing St. Louis are 2-8
After a win are 4-6

A few Phillies at Marlins trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 17 of Philadelphia's last 21 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 5 games when playing on the road against Miami
Philadelphia is 11-4 SU in its last 15 games when playing on the road against Miami
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Miami's last 5 games when playing at home against Philadelphia
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Miami's last 6 games when playing Philadelphia
Miami is 8-15 SU in its last 23 games when playing Philadelphia
Miami is 4-11 SU in its last 15 games when playing at home against Philadelphia

Next up:
Philadelphia at Miami, Saturday, June 30

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