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MLB BASEBALL

Miami Marlins vs. Philadelphia Phillies

The Miami Marlins and the Philadelphia Phillies will both be gunning for a victory on Thursday when they meet at Citizens Bank Park.

The Marlins will pin their hopes on the pitching of righthander Alejandro Sanabia in this game. Sanabia has a 2-3 record and a 4.85 ERA this season.

Starting this game for the Phillies will be Kyle Kendrick. The righthander has a 2.41 ERA to go along with a 2-1 record this season.

The Marlins were a 7-6 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Mets. That made winners of bettors who got New York at -124 on the moneyline, while the total score (13) was good news for OVER bettors.

In their last action, Philadelphia was a 6-0 loser on the road against the Indians. Bettors on Cleveland at +116 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (6) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.

Current streak:
Philadelphia has lost 2 straight games.

Team records:
Miami: 8-20 SU
Philadelphia: 12-16 SU

Miami most recently:
When playing on Thursday are 6-4
Before playing Philadelphia are 3-7
After playing NY Mets are 2-8
After a loss are 4-6

Philadelphia most recently:
When playing on Thursday are 4-6
Before playing Miami are 7-3
After playing Cleveland are 6-4
After a loss are 4-6

A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Miami's last 7 games when playing Philadelphia
Miami is 7-17 SU in its last 24 games
Miami is 4-13 SU in its last 17 games when playing on the road against Philadelphia
Miami is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing Philadelphia
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Philadelphia's last 7 games when playing Miami
Philadelphia is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Miami
Philadelphia is 13-4 SU in its last 17 games when playing at home against Miami
The total has gone OVER in 12 of Philadelphia's last 17 games at home

Next up:
Philadelphia home to Miami, Friday, May 3