Miami Marlins vs Washington Nationals in MLB odds
Washington Nationals vs Miami Marlins Odds
Miami will try to be nasty hosts on Friday when the Washington Nationals pay a visit to Marlins Park.
The match puts starter Stephen Strasburg for the Nationals on the hill facing Nathan Eovaldi for the Marlins. Strasburg brings a 5-6 mark to the game, while Eovaldi is 1-0 to date on the season.
Bettors looking to side with the Marlins in this matchup found them as +172 underdogs on the MLB money line at 5Dimes. Betting the over under instead? It was 7 at its open earlier today and hovering near that number at Sportsbook.ag.
It's a baseball betting matchup between the National League No. 14-rated Marlins and the league No. 9-ranked Nationals, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Miami's No. 15 ranked National League offense (3.3 runs per game) against a Nationals defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 5 in the National League at 3.9 runs allowed per game. The Marlins have been averaging 7.9 hits per game, almost the same as the Nationals have managed so far this season (7.9 hits on average).
Comparing defensive stats, Washington owns the National League's No. 8-rated road mark, allowing 4.1 runs per game on the highway. Miami, on the other hand, rates No. 15 in scoring at home.
Washington lost its last outing, a 3-1 result against the Phillies on July 11. Bettors who backed the Phillies at +127 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (4) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. Washington suffered a 3-1 loss against Philadelphia on Thursday, as Jordan Zimmermann wasn't able to lead his team to victory at Citizens Bank Park.
The Marlins were a 6-2 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Braves. That made winners of bettors who got Miami at +124 on the moneyline, while the total score (8) was good news for OVER bettors. The Marlins enjoyed a 6-2 victory at the expense of the Braves on Wednesday, with Jacob Turner throwing 7 innings of 4-hit ball at Marlins Park.
Washington Nationals Trends:
When playing on Friday are 6-4
Before playing Miami are 5-5
After playing Philadelphia are 5-5
After a loss are 6-4
Miami Marlins Trends:
When playing on Friday are 2-8
Before playing Washington are 5-5
After playing Atlanta are 4-6
After a win are 6-4
A few Nationals at Marlins trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Washington's last 6 games on the road
Washington is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Miami
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Washington's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Washington's last 5 games when playing on the road against Miami
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Miami's last 7 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Miami's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Miami's last 5 games when playing at home against Washington
Miami is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games at home
Washington at Miami, Saturday, July 13