Nationals visit Miami Marlins in MLB clash
Washington Nationals vs Miami Marlins Odds
The Washington Nationals will look to grab a road win when they take on the Marlins in Miami at Marlins Park on Sunday in baseball odds action.
For the Marlins, Henderson Alvarez gets the ball, charged with keeping the Nationals hitters off the base paths. He'll face Taylor Jordan, 0-2 on the year.
Bettors looking to back visiting Washington before the first pitch in this match found them as 116-moneyline favorites earlier today at Bovada. They saw the total of 8.5 earlier at TopBet.
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:
The game also pits Miami's No. 15-rated National League offense, averaging 3.3 runs per game, against a Nationals defense that ranks No. 5 in the National League at 3.9 in runs allowed per game. The Marlins have averaged 7.8 hits per game so far, less than Nationals batters have averaged on the year (7.9 hits per game).
Comparing defensive stats, Washington owns the National League's No. 8-rated road mark, allowing 4.2 runs per game on the highway. Miami, on the other hand, rates No. 15 in scoring at home.
Washington lost its last outing, a 2-1 result against the Marlins on July 13. Bettors who backed the Marlins at -121 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. The Nationals got to extra innings, but lost when they got there against Miami on Saturday; it was a 2-1 final at Marlins Park in MLB wagering action.
Washington Nationals Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 4-6
Before playing LA Dodgers are 2-8
After playing Miami are 5-5
After a loss are 5-5
Miami Marlins Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 3-7
Before playing Milwaukee are 4-6
After playing Washington are 4-6
After a win are 7-3
A few Nationals at Marlins trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Washington's last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Washington's last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Washington's last 7 games when playing on the road against Miami
Washington is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
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 at home
Miami is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Miami's last 7 games when playing at home against Washington
Washington home to LA Dodgers, Friday, July 19
Miami at Milwaukee, Friday, July 19