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Philadelphia Phillies Starter Alec Asher Out to Silence Miami Marlins Bats in MLB Contest

The Miami Marlins pay a visit to Philadelphia on Sunday, hoping to shut down the Phillies bats in baseball betting action at Citizens Bank Park.

Andrew Cashner gets the ball in front of a hostile crowd for the Miami Marlins on Sunday; he's 5-11 on the season. The Philadelphia Phillies, meanwhile, will counter with Alec Asher, who will be looking to improve on his 1-0 mark.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Philadelphia was a -105 moneyline earlier in the day at BetOnline, based on the starting pitcher matchup. That pairing made odds makers at 5Dimes pick an opening over under number of 8.5.

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Phillies to win this game 0.2-. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Miami Marlins vs Philadelphia Phillies Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

67-82 Philadelphia battles the Marlins, currently with a 73-75 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Philadelphia vs Miami injuries news.

The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Philadelphia Phillies rated this week at No. 30 and the Miami Marlins sitting at No. 28.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Philadelphia Phillies No. 30-rated offense, averaging 3.68 runs per game, against a Miami Marlins defense that ranks No. 7 at 4.18 in runs allowed per game. The Philadelphia Phillies have averaged 7.96 hits per game so far, less than Miami Marlins batters have averaged on the year (9.22 hits per game).

Comparing defensive stats, Miami owns the No. 18-rated road mark, allowing 4.68 runs per game on the highway. Philadelphia, on the other hand, rates No. 30 in scoring at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

J Hellickson shut down the Marlins in their last game, striking out 5 in a 8-0 shutout over Miami in baseball action at Citizens Bank Park.

Betting Trends
  • Miami is 7-15 ATS in its last 22 games
  • Miami is 6-14 SU in its last 20 games
  • Miami is 4-8 ATS in its last 12 games on the road
  • Miami is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games on the road
  • Philadelphia is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games
  • Philadelphia is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Philadelphia's last 12 games
  • Philadelphia is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Miami home to Washington, Monday, September 19th
Philadelphia home to Chicago, Tuesday, September 20th