Roy Halladay faces Brian Flynn in MLB odds action


Miami Marlins

Philadelphia Phillies
55-95 September 17, 2013, 07:05 PM | Citizens Bank Park 70-80



Philadelphia will look to improve on its 70-80 record when take on Miami, a key part of the MLB odds lineup on Tuesday.

Philadelphia hands the ball to starter Roy Halladay in this one and he'll try to improve on his 3-4 mark on the year. Miami counters with Brian Flynn, who will try to quiet the fans and the Phillies bats at the same time.

View Miami Marlins vs Philadelphia Phillies Odds and Stats.

Those who planned on backing the visitors in this one found the Marlins listed as Underdog of 142 at most sportsbooks, including Bovada. Total bettors saw the number open in the area of 8, check for updates at 5Dimes.

The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Phillies at No. 26 and the Marlins at No. 24 heading into this contest.

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In their last action, Miami was a 12-2 loser on the road against the Phillies. Bettors on Philadelphia at -225 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (14) sent OVER bettors home happy as well. Miami was routed on Monday at Citizens Bank Park, having a 12-2 loss put on them by the Philadelphia Phillies in baseball betting action.

How They Match Up:
Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Philadelphia has baseball's No. 27-rated offensive output, at 8.41 hits per game. The Marlins average 7.77 hits per game, good for No. 30 on the list.

Comparing defensive stats, Miami owns the No. 12-rated road mark, allowing 4.09 runs per game on the highway. Philadelphia, on the other hand, rates No. 15 in scoring at home.

A few Marlins at Phillies trends to consider:
Miami is 1-4-1 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Miami is 0-4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Philadelphia
Miami is 2-8-1 SU in its last 11 games when playing on the road against Philadelphia
Miami is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
Philadelphia is 5-1-1 SU in its last 7 games at home
Philadelphia is 5-0-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Miami
Philadelphia is 8-2-1 SU in its last 11 games when playing at home against Miami
Philadelphia is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games


Next up:
Miami at Philadelphia, Wednesday, September 18th
Philadelphia at Florida, Wednesday, September 18th