Jordan Zimmermann, Nathan Eovaldi Take Mound in Washington Nationals vs Miami Marlins Tilt

Washington Nationals

vs

Miami Marlins
Monday, July 28, 2014 7:10 PM ET
Marlins Park

The Miami Marlins will try to be nasty hosts on Monday when the Washington Nationals pay a visit to Marlins Park.

Miami hands the ball to starter Nathan Eovaldi in this one and he'll try to improve on his 5-6 mark on the year. Washington counters with Jordan Zimmermann, who will try to quiet the fans and the Marlins bats at the same time.

Washington Nationals vs Miami Marlins Opening Odds and Betting Line

Sportsbooks such as Bovada had installed the Miami Marlins as 127 moneyline underdogs in this particular MLB betting odds matchup. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 7.5 before betting at 5Dimes started to move the line.

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Computer Prediction: Washington Nationals vs Miami Marlins Pick

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 4.8-3.8 victory for the Nationals. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Washington Nationals vs Miami Marlins Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

51-53 Miami battles the Nationals, currently with a 57-45 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Miami vs Washington injuries news.

The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Miami Marlins rated this week at No. 25 and the Washington Nationals sitting at No. 4.

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How Washington Nationals vs Miami Marlins Stats Matchup

Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features the Miami Marlins No. 13-ranked scoring average of 4.12 runs per game, against a Washington Nationals offense rated No. 10 and scoring 4.2 runs per game. The Marlins have averaged 8.79 hits per game to date this season, more than the Nationals hitters have managed (8.57 per nine innings).

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Miami has the No. 20-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Nationals own the No. 3 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Last time out for Washington, they were a 4-2 winner as they battled the Reds on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Nationals at -132 were rewarded, while the 6 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. The Nationals enjoyed a 4-2 victory at the expense of the Reds on Sunday, with Doug Fister throwing 7 innings of 3-hit ball at Great American Ball Park.

Last time out for Miami, they were a 4-2 winner as they battled the Astros on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Marlins at +112 were rewarded, while the 6 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Miami got the job done in their last match in a 4-2 victory over Houston on Sunday at Minute Maid Park behind starter Jacob Turner.

Washington Nationals vs Miami Marlins Betting Odds Trends

Washington is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Washington's last 6 games
Washington is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Washington's last 6 games on the road
Miami is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games
Miami is 3-8 SU in its last 11 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Miami's last 10 games at home
Miami is 5-14 SU in its last 19 games when playing Washington

Next Betting Matchups

Washington at Miami, Tuesday, July 29th