MLB betting line favors Dodgers over Marlins
Miami Marlins vs Los Angeles Dodgers Odds
Miami pays a visit to Los Angeles on Friday, hoping to shut down the Dodgers bats in baseball action at Dodger Stadium.
It's a pitching duel between Matt Magill for the Dodgers (0-0 on the year) and Jose Fernandez for Miami (1-2 so far).
Los Angeles was a -155 moneyline favorites earlier in the day at BetOnline, based on the starting pitcher matchup. That pairing made odds makers at Sportsbook.ag settle on an opening over under number of 7.5.
It's a baseball betting matchup between the National League No. 5-rated Dodgers and the league No. 14-ranked Marlins, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Los Angeles' No. 14 ranked National League offense (3.4 runs per game) against a Marlins defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 8 in the National League at 4.2 runs allowed per game. The Dodgers have been averaging 8.5 hits per game, more than the Marlins have managed so far this season (7.5 hits on average).
Los Angeles owns the National League's No. 13 defense, allowing 4.5 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Miami's National League No. 8-rated defense.
The Marlins were a 1-0 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Padres. That made winners of bettors who got San Diego at -153 on the moneyline, while the total score (1) was good news for UNDER bettors. The Marlins were shut out in their last start, struggling to get much going against the San Diego staff and losing 1-0 to the Padres on Wednesday at PETCO Park.
The Dodgers were a 3-2 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Diamondbacks. That made winners of bettors who got Arizona at +163 on the moneyline, while the total score (5) was good news for UNDER bettors. The Dodgers endured a 3-2 loss at the hands of the Diamondbacks on Wednesday, with Clayton Kershaw throwing 7 innings of 5-hit ball at Dodger Stadium.
Miami Marlins Trends:
When playing on Friday are 4-6
Before playing LA Dodgers are 4-6
After playing San Diego are 5-5
After a loss are 3-7
Los Angeles Dodgers Trends:
When playing on Friday are 7-3
Before playing Miami are 5-5
After playing Arizona are 4-6
After a loss are 4-6
A few Marlins at Dodgers trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Miami's last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Miami's last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 14 of Miami's last 20 games when playing on the road against LA Dodgers
Miami is 2-4 SU in their last 6 games when playing on the road against LA Dodgers
The total has gone OVER in 11 of LA Dodgers' last 13 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 15 of LA Dodgers' last 21 games
LA Dodgers are 5-2 SU in their last 7 games when playing Miami
The total has gone OVER in 14 of LA Dodgers' last 20 games when playing at home against Miami
Miami at LA Dodgers, Saturday, May 11