Miami Marlins vs Philadelphia Phillies Betting Matchup Report
Philadelphia Phillies vs Miami Marlins Odds
The Miami Marlins will look to bolster their win total and reward moneyline bettors when the Philadelphia Phillies invade Marlins Park on Saturday.
For the Marlins, Jose Fernandez gets the ball, charged with keeping the Phillies hitters off the base paths. He'll face Cole Hamels, 0-2 on the year.
The Marlins sit at No. 6 in the National League in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Phillies sit at a National League No. 3 on the same chart.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Miami's No. 15-rated National League offense, averaging 1.7 runs per game, against a Phillies defense that ranks No. 13 in the National League at 5.5 in runs allowed per game. The Marlins have averaged 6.7 hits per game so far, less than Phillies batters have averaged on the year (8.9 hits per game).
Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping factors and Miami has the National League's No. 8-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Phillies own the National League's No. 13 mark in runs allowed.
The Phillies were a 3-1 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Marlins. That made winners of bettors who got Philadelphia at -125 on the moneyline, while the total score (4) was good news for UNDER bettors. Philadelphia needed extra innings to get the job done against the Marlins on Friday as the Phillies defeated them 3-1 at Marlins Park.
Philadelphia Phillies Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Miami are 8-2
After playing Miami are 6-4
After a win are 5-5
Miami Marlins Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Philadelphia are 2-8
After playing Philadelphia are 3-7
After a loss are 2-8
A few Phillies at Marlins trends to consider:
Philadelphia is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing Miami
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 5 games when playing Miami
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Philadelphia's last 9 games when playing on the road against Miami
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Miami's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Miami's last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Miami's last 5 games when playing Philadelphia
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Miami's last 9 games when playing at home against Philadelphia
Philadelphia at Miami, Sunday, April 14