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MLB BASEBALL

Philadelphia Phillies vs. Miami Marlins

Divisional bragging rights will be on the line on Monday when the Philadelphia Phillies and the Miami Marlins meet at Marlins Park.

The Phillies will give the ball to starter Roy Halladay in this one. Righthander Halladay is 4-4 this season with a 6.71 ERA.

Starting this game for the Marlins will be Nathan Eovaldi. The righthander has a 3.79 ERA to go along with a 3-6 record this season.

In their last action, Philadelphia was a 4-3 loser at home against the Mets. Bettors on New York at +184 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (7) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.

The Marlins were a 5-4 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Nationals. That made winners of bettors who got Washington at -320 on the moneyline, while the total score (9) was good news for OVER bettors.

Current streak:
Philadelphia has lost 4 straight games.

Team records:
Philadelphia: 71-84 SU
Miami: 57-99 SU

Philadelphia most recently:
When playing on Monday are 5-5
Before playing Miami are 7-3
After playing NY Mets are 2-8
After a loss are 5-5

Miami most recently:
When playing on Monday are 4-6
Before playing Philadelphia are 4-6
After playing Washington are 1-9
After a loss are 4-6

A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Philadelphia's last 8 games
Philadelphia is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games when playing Miami
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Philadelphia's last 7 games when playing on the road against Miami
Philadelphia is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games when playing on the road against Miami
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Miami's last 7 games when playing at home against Philadelphia
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Miami's last 12 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Miami's last 6 games when playing Philadelphia
Miami is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games when playing at home against Philadelphia

Next up:
Miami home to Philadelphia, Tuesday, September 24