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Aug 21, 7:10 PM | GrassMarlins Park

Los Angeles Dodgers vs Miami Marlins Odds

73-52TEAM RECORD48-76

Miami will look to improve on its 48-76 record when take on Los Angeles, a key part of the MLB odds lineup on Wednesday.

It's a pitching duel between Nathan Eovaldi for the Marlins (2-3 on the year) and Zack Greinke for Los Angeles (11-3 so far).

View LA Dodgers vs Miami Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The Marlins were listed as +160 moneyline underdogs earlier in the day at BetOnline, while oddsmakers set the opening total around 7 earlier at TopBet.

Power Rankings:
The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Marlins rated this week at No. 9 and the Dodgers sitting at No. 2.


How They Match Up:
At the plate, Miami owns the No. 15 ranking for hits in the National League at 7.8 per game. By contrast, the Dodgers are rated No. 2 in the same category at 9.1 per game.

Los Angeles brings the National League's No. 4-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Marlins' league No. 7-ranked defense.

Los Angeles won its last outing, a 6-4 result against the Marlins on August 20. Bettors who backed the Dodgers at -126 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (10) sent OVER bettors to the payout window. Los Angeles looks to continue its winning ways following a victory last time out against the Marlins, a 6-4 final on Tuesday in support of Chris Capuano at Marlins Park.

Los Angeles Dodgers Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing Miami are 4-6
After playing Miami are 6-4
After a win are 9-1

Miami Marlins Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 3-7
Before playing LA Dodgers are 4-6
After playing LA Dodgers are 3-7
After a loss are 3-7

A few Dodgers at Marlins trends to consider:
LA Dodgers are 20-3 SU in their last 23 games on the road
LA Dodgers are 11-2 SU in their last 13 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of LA Dodgers' last 5 games when playing Miami
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of LA Dodgers' last 12 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Miami's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Miami's last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Miami's last 5 games when playing LA Dodgers
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Miami's last 12 games when playing at home against LA Dodgers

Next up:
LA Dodgers at Miami, Thursday, August 22