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Miami Marlins Starter Henderson Alvarez Out to Silence Philadelphia Phillies Bats in MLB Contest

Philadelphia Phillies

vs

Miami Marlins
Tuesday, September 23, 2014 7:10 PM ET
Marlins Park

The Miami Marlins battle the visiting Philadelphia Phillies on Tuesday in MLB betting odds action at Marlins Park.

Miami sends Henderson Alvarez out against Cole Hamels for the Philadelphia Phillies in this game. Alvarez is 11-6 with a 2.82 ERA on the season, while Hamels is 9-7 on the year and has a 2.47 ERA.

Philadelphia Phillies vs Miami Marlins Opening Odds and Betting Line

The Miami Marlins were listed as 108 moneyline underdogs earlier in the day at BetOnline, while odds makers set the opening total line around 6.5 earlier at TopBet.

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Computer Prediction: Philadelphia Phillies vs Miami Marlins Pick

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 4.4-3.7 win for the Phillies. A 4.4-3.7 result in favor of the Phillies is the prediction by the Odds Shark handicapping pick engine. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Philadelphia Phillies vs Miami Marlins Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Miami Marlins bring a 74-81 record to the battle against the 71-85 Phillies. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Miami vs Philadelphia injuries news.

The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Miami Marlins rated this week at No. 16 and the Philadelphia Phillies sitting at No. 20.

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How Philadelphia Phillies vs Miami Marlins Stats Matchup

The game also pits Miami Marlins No. 15-rated offense, averaging 4 runs per game, against a Philadelphia Phillies defense that ranks No. 20 at 4.28 in runs allowed per game. The Miami Marlins have averaged 8.66 hits per game so far, more than Philadelphia Phillies batters have averaged on the year (8.37 hits per game).

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Miami has the No. 19-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Phillies own the No. 20 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Last time out for Philadelphia, they were a 8-6 loser as they battled the Athletics on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Athletics at -210 were rewarded, while the 14 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Philadelphia lost in extra innings against the Athletics on Sunday as Oakland edged them 8-6 at O.co Coliseum.

Miami lost its last outing, a 2-1 result against the Nationals on September 21. Bettors who backed the Nationals at -160 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. Miami suffered a 2-1 loss against Washington on Sunday, as Nathan Eovaldi wasn't able to lead his team to victory at Marlins Park.

Philadelphia Phillies vs Miami Marlins Betting Odds Trends

Philadelphia is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 6 games
Philadelphia is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 6 games on the road
Miami is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
Miami is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Miami's last 5 games at home
Miami is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Philadelphia

Next Betting Matchups

Philadelphia at Miami, Wednesday, September 24th

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