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|Miami Marlins vs. Philadelphia Phillies|
The division rival Miami Marlins and Philadelphia Phillies are set to renew hostilities on Monday when they meet at Citizens Bank Park.
The Marlins will pin their hopes on the pitching of righthander Tom Koehler in this game. Koehler has a 0-3 record and a 3.24 ERA this season.
The Phillies will counter Koehler with Kyle Kendrick. Righthander Kendrick has a 3.26 ERA to go along with a 5-3 record this season.The Marlins were a 11-6 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Mets. That made winners of bettors who got Miami at +185 on the moneyline, while the total score (17) was good news for OVER bettors. Last time out for Philadelphia, they were a 7-5 winner as they battled the Brewers at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Phillies at -172 were rewarded, while the 12 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Current streak:
Miami has won 3 straight games.
Miami: 16-41 SU
Philadelphia: 27-30 SU
Miami most recently:
When playing on Monday are 5-5
Before playing Philadelphia are 4-6
After playing NY Mets are 4-6
After a win are 6-4
Philadelphia most recently:
When playing on Monday are 4-6
Before playing Miami are 6-4
After playing Milwaukee are 6-4
After a win are 4-6
A few trends to consider:
Philadelphia home to Miami, Tuesday, June 4