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MLB Game Preview - Marlins underdogs vs Dodgers at Miami

Los Angeles DodgersMiami Marlins
Aug 19, 7:10 PM | GrassMarlins Park

Los Angeles Dodgers vs Miami Marlins Odds

72-51TEAM RECORD47-75

The Miami Marlins will look to bolster their win total and reward moneyline bettors when the Los Angeles Dodgers invade Marlins Park on Monday.

Miami sends Jose Fernandez out against Hyun-Jin Ryu for the Dodgers in this game. Fernandez is 8-5 with a 2.45 ERA on the season, while Ryu is 12-3 on the year and has a 2.91 ERA.

View LA Dodgers vs Miami Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Those who planned on backing the visitors in this one found the Dodgers listed as favorites of 100 at most sportsbooks, including Bovada. Total bettors saw the number open in the area of 6.5, check for updates at 5Dimes.

Power Rankings:
This game puts the Marlins, most recently No. 9 in the National League Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Dodgers, who rate a National League No. 2 in the latest survey.

How They Match Up:
On offense, it's a battle between Miami and its National League No. 15-rated batting order, averaging 3.2 runs per nine innings, against the National League's No. 6 lineup of the Dodgers at 4.1 runs per outing.

Miami owns the National League's No. 7 defense, allowing 4.1 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Los Angeles' National League No. 4-rated defense.

In their last action, Los Angeles was a 3-2 loser on the road against the Phillies. Bettors on Philadelphia at -115 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well. Los Angeles suffered a 3-2 loss against Philadelphia on Sunday, as Ricky Nolasco wasn't able to lead his team to victory at Citizens Bank Park.

Last time out for Miami, they were a 6-5 winner as they battled the Giants at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Marlins at +148 were rewarded, while the 11 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors. The Marlins grabbed a win last time out, defeating Madison Bumgarner and the Giants 6-5 on Sunday at Marlins Park.

Los Angeles Dodgers Trends:
When playing on Monday are 6-4
Before playing Miami are 5-5
After playing Philadelphia are 6-4
After a loss are 9-1

Miami Marlins Trends:
When playing on Monday are 3-7
Before playing LA Dodgers are 3-7
After playing San Francisco are 7-3
After a win are 4-6

A few Dodgers at Marlins trends to consider:
LA Dodgers are 10-1 SU in their last 11 games
LA Dodgers are 19-2 SU in their last 21 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of LA Dodgers' last 10 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 16 of LA Dodgers' last 22 games
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Miami's last 10 games when playing at home against LA Dodgers
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Miami's last 6 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Miami's last 6 games when playing LA Dodgers
Miami is 4-10 SU in its last 14 games

Next up:
LA Dodgers at Miami, Tuesday, August 20