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Marlins Crushing It As Home Favorites

With an 8-7 win in the series opener against the Washington Nationals on Monday, the Miami Marlins have continued their dominance when being pegged as home faves. The Marlins have now won their past 10 games as favorites at Marlins Park while covering the runline on nine occasions in that span.

Shark Bites
  • Dee Gordon is 9-for-18 with 6 stolen bases in the past 4 games.
  • The Nationals are 0-8 SU in their last 8 games as underdogs against the Marlins.
  • The Nationals are 11-4 SU in their last 15 games on the road.

Gio Gonzalez has been a much different pitcher on the road compared to in the friendly confines of Nationals Park. The lefty has a 4.09 ERA in his seven road starts this season while allowing more than twice as many runs as he has in the same number of games at home. That being said, Gonzalez pitched six innings of no-run ball in his first start of the season against this Marlins squad.

The Fins will counter with Edinson Volquez, who has been tearing it up, with the right-hander posting a 1.73 ERA while holding opponents to a .119 batting average in his past four appearances. The Marlins pitching staff has been keeping Volquez’ arm fresh, as he has only averaged 90.6 pitches per start this season. The bullpen has been stellar behind Volquez with AJ Ramos and company surrendering just nine runs in the righty’s past nine starts.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Washington Nationals were listed as -123 favorites on the MLB baseball moneyline at many online sportsbooks, including Bet365. The total was set at 9 before betting started earlier on Tuesday over at Bovada.

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 6.4-4.1 win for the Marlins on Tuesday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Washington Nationals vs Miami Marlins Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Miami Marlins bring a 31-37 record to the battle against the 42-28 Nationals. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Miami vs Washington injuries news.

The Miami Marlins sit at No. 4 in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Washington Nationals sit at No. 10 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features the Miami Marlins No. 13-ranked scoring average of 4.79 runs per game, against a Washington Nationals offense rated No. 2 and scoring 5.5 runs per game. The Marlins have averaged 9.4 hits per game to date this season, less than the Nationals hitters have managed (9.69 per nine innings).

Defensively, Washington features the No. 14-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.71 runs per game. Miami, meanwhile, comes in at No. 16 at home, scoring 4.79 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Washington didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 8-7 to Miami on Monday at Marlins Park.

Betting Trends
  • The total has gone OVER in 7 of Washington's last 8 games
  • Washington is 10-4 ATS in its last 14 games on the road
  • Washington is 11-4 SU in its last 15 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Washington's last 5 games on the road
  • Miami is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Miami is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
  • Miami is 10-1 ATS in its last 11 games at home
  • Miami is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Washington at Miami, Wednesday, June 21st