MLB Baseball - Preview
Divisional bragging rights will be on the line on Wednesday when the Philadelphia Phillies and the Miami Marlins meet at Marlins Park.
The Phillies will pin their hopes on the pitching of lefthander Cole Hamels in this game. Hamels has a 8-14 record and a 3.62 ERA this season.
Meanwhile, it'll be Brad Hand who starts for the Marlins. Lefthander Hand is 0-1 with a 6.35 ERA so far this season.
Last time out for Philadelphia, they were a 2-1 winner as they battled the Marlins on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Phillies at +112 were rewarded, while the 3 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.
Philadelphia: 72-85 SU
Miami: 58-100 SU
Philadelphia most recently:
When playing on Wednesday are 8-2
Before playing Atlanta are 3-7
After playing Miami are 7-3
After a win are 4-6
Miami most recently:
When playing on Wednesday are 3-7
Before playing Detroit are 4-2
After playing Philadelphia are 2-8
After a loss are 5-5
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Philadelphia's last 9 games when playing on the road against Miami
Philadelphia is 8-2 SU in its last 10 games when playing Miami
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Philadelphia's last 10 games
Philadelphia is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games when playing on the road against Miami
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Miami's last 9 games when playing at home against Philadelphia
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Miami's last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Miami's last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Miami's last 6 games when playing Philadelphia
Philadelphia at Atlanta, Thursday, September 26
Miami home to Detroit, Friday, September 27