Nathan Eovaldi vs Ross Ohlendorf matchup featured in MLB action
Miami Marlins vs Washington Nationals Odds
Nationals Park hosts an MLB battle between the Washington Nationals and the visiting Miami Marlins on Tuesday.
The match puts starter Nathan Eovaldi for the Marlins on the hill facing Ross Ohlendorf for the Nationals. Eovaldi brings a 2-4 mark to the game, while Ohlendorf is 1-0 to date on the season.
Washington was a -156 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.
The Nationals sit at No. 8 in the National League in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Marlins sit at a National League No. 9 on the same chart.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Marlins rank No. 15 in the National League at 7.7 hits per game. That compares with Washington’s No. 11 ranking in that category.
Washington owns the National League's No. 7 defense, allowing 4.1 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Miami's National League No. 6-rated defense.
Last time out for Miami, they were a 4-3 loser as they battled the Rockies at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Rockies at -108 were rewarded, while the 7 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. The Marlins were saddled with a loss last time out in Jacob Turner's start, as they lost 4-3 against Colorado on Sunday at Marlins Park.
Washington lost its last outing, a 6-4 result against the Royals on August 25. Bettors who backed the Royals at -128 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (10) sent OVER bettors to the payout window. Washington suffered a 6-4 loss against Kansas City on Sunday, as Dan Haren wasn't able to lead his team to victory at Kauffman Stadium.
Miami Marlins Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 3-7
Before playing Washington are 5-5
After playing Colorado are 7-3
After a loss are 4-6
Washington Nationals Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing Miami are 4-6
After playing Kansas City are 6-4
After a loss are 4-6
A few Marlins at Nationals trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 12 of Miami's last 17 games on the road
Miami is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games when playing Washington
Miami is 6-13 SU in its last 19 games on the road
Miami is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Washington
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Washington's last 5 games
Washington is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
Washington is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
Washington is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Miami
Miami at Washington, Wednesday, August 28