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Philadelphia Phillies Host Miami Marlins in MLB Baseball Betting Action

Miami Marlins

vs

Philadelphia Phillies
Friday, September 12, 2014 7:05 PM ET
Citizens Bank Park

The Philadelphia Phillies will look to improve on a 67-79 record when they take on the Miami Marlins, a key part of the MLB betting odds line up on Friday.

Cole Hamels will take the mound for the Philadelphia Phillies, and he'll carry a 8-7 record into the contest. Henderson Alvarez gets the ball for the Miami Marlins; he's 10-6 so far this season.

Miami Marlins vs Philadelphia Phillies Opening Odds and Betting Line

The moneyline was hovering in the range of -156 for the Philadelphia Phillies in this one over at TopBet. The over under number was sitting near 7 at 5Dimes.

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Computer Prediction: Miami Marlins vs Philadelphia Phillies Pick

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 4.6-4.3 result in favor of the Marlins. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Miami Marlins vs Philadelphia Phillies Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

67-79 Philadelphia battles the Marlins, currently with a 71-74 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Philadelphia vs Miami injuries news.

This game matches up the No. 5 (Philadelphia Phillies) and the No. 6 (Miami Marlins) teams, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.

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How Miami Marlins vs Philadelphia Phillies Stats Matchup

Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features the Philadelphia Phillies No. 20-ranked scoring average of 3.93 runs per game, against a Miami Marlins offense rated No. 14 and scoring 4.1 runs per game. The Phillies have averaged 8.42 hits per game to date this season, less than the Marlins hitters have managed (8.69 per nine innings).

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Philadelphia has the No. 22-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Marlins own the No. 19 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Marlins were a 4-2 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Brewers. That made winners of bettors who got Milwaukee at -157 on the moneyline, while the total score (6) was good news for UNDER bettors. Miami looks to rebound from a loss to the Brewers, who beat them 4-2 on Thursday behind a start from Michael Fiers at Miller Park.

In their last action, Philadelphia was a 4-1 loser at home against the Pirates. Bettors on Pittsburgh at -145 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well. The Phillies hope to make more contact than they did in their start against Francisco Liriano, who struck out 12 batters in 4-1 loss on Thursday at Citizens Bank Park.

Miami Marlins vs Philadelphia Phillies Betting Odds Trends

Miami is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Miami's last 6 games on the road
Miami is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games when playing Philadelphia
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Miami's last 6 games when playing Philadelphia
Philadelphia is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 6 games
Philadelphia is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games when playing Miami
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 6 games when playing Miami

Next Betting Matchups

Miami at Philadelphia, Saturday, September 13th

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