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MLB Betting Line Favors the Miami Marlins over the Oakland Athletics

The Oakland Athletics will look to pick up a road win when they take on the Marlins in Miami at Marlins Park on Wednesday in MLB baseball betting odds action.

The Miami Marlins will rely on Edinson Volquez to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while will be his counterpart for the Oakland Athletics. Edinson Volquez is 3-7 this season, and is 0-0.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

On the MLB moneyline for this betting odds matchup, Miami sat as -163 favorites earlier in the day at Bovada. The over/under total was set at 9, according to MyBookie.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 5.6-4.4 win for the Marlins. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Oakland Athletics vs Miami Marlins Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Miami Marlins bring a 28-35 record to the battle against the 27-37 Athletics. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Miami vs Oakland injuries news.

The Miami Marlins sit at No. 8 in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Oakland Athletics sit at No. 27 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up Miami Marlins No. 17 ranked offense (4.62 runs per game) against a Oakland Athletics defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 29 at 5.31 runs allowed per game. The Miami Marlins have been averaging 9.27 hits per game, more than the Oakland Athletics have managed so far this season (7.97 hits on average).

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Miami has the No. 20-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Athletics own the No. 29 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Athletics were saddled with a loss last time out in Jharel Cotton's start, as they lost 8-1 against Miami on Tuesday at Marlins Park.

Betting Trends
  • Oakland is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Oakland's last 6 games
  • Oakland is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Oakland's last 5 games on the road
  • Miami is 11-5 ATS in its last 16 games
  • Miami is 11-5 SU in its last 16 games
  • Miami is 8-1 ATS in its last 9 games at home
  • Miami is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Oakland home to New York, Thursday, June 15th
Miami at Atlanta, Friday, June 16th