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Miami Marlins vs Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Odds Preview and Pick

The Los Angeles Dodgers host Miami on Thursday, looking to pick up a win and improve their 23-18 mark against the 14-25 Marlins in MLB betting odds action at Dodger Stadium.

Los Angeles sends Hyun-Jin Ryu out against Edinson Volquez for the Miami Marlins in this game. Ryu is 1-5 with a 4.99 ERA on the season, while Volquez is 0-5 on the year and has a 4.41 ERA.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks such as Bovada had installed the Los Angeles Dodgers as -183 moneyline favorites in this particular MLB betting odds matchup. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 8 before betting at 5Dimes started to move the line.

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 0.2- victory for the Dodgers. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Miami Marlins vs Los Angeles Dodgers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Los Angeles Dodgers bring a 23-18 record to the battle against the 14-25 Marlins. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Los Angeles vs Miami injuries news.

The Los Angeles Dodgers sit at No. 1 in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Miami Marlins sit at No. 25 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up Los Angeles Dodgers No. 6 ranked offense (4.93 runs per game) against a Miami Marlins defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 26 at 5.03 runs allowed per game. The Los Angeles Dodgers have been averaging 8.83 hits per game, less than the Miami Marlins have managed so far this season (8.87 hits on average).

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Los Angeles has the No. 1-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Marlins own the No. 26 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Marlins were shut out in their last start, struggling to get much going against the Houston staff and losing 3-0 to the Astros on Wednesday at Marlins Park.

The Dodgers enjoyed a 6-1 victory at the expense of the Giants on Wednesday, with C Kershaw throwing 7 innings of 3-hit ball at AT&T Park.

Betting Trends
  • Miami is 1-8 ATS in its last 9 games
  • Miami is 1-8 SU in its last 9 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Miami's last 9 games
  • Miami is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games on the road
  • LA Dodgers is 13-6 SU in its last 19 games
  • LA Dodgers is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
  • LA Dodgers is 1-6 ATS in its last 7 games when playing Miami
  • LA Dodgers is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games when playing Miami

Next Betting Matchups

Miami at Los Angeles, Friday, May 19th