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Washington Nationals at Miami Marlins Betting Odds and Pick

The Miami Marlins battle the visiting Washington Nationals on Friday in MLB betting odds action at Marlins Park.

Gio Gonzalez, with a record of 10-7 on the season, gets the ball for the Washington Nationals, while the Miami Marlins trot Jarred Cosart to the mound in this one. He is 1-4 so far in 2015.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Miami was a 140 moneyline underdogs 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.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 5.3-4.5 win for the Nationals. 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

Miami (59-81) will face the 71-68 Nationals in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Miami vs Washington injuries news.

The Miami Marlins vs Washington Nationals odds would favor the Nationals if the betting lines were set according to our power ranks. Miami is rated No. 24 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Washington is at No. 8.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Miami has baseball's No. 29-rated offensive output, at 8.63 hits per game. The Washington Nationals average 8.53 hits per game, good for No. 20 on the list.

Miami owns the No. 15 defense, allowing 3.72 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Washington's No. 10-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Nationals starter, S Strasburg, was terrific in striking out 13 New York batters last time out, but Washington still lost 5-3 on Wednesday at Nationals Park.

The Marlins hope for a dominant pitching performance similar to their last game when T Koehler struck out 10 batters in 5-2 victory on Wednesday at Marlins Park.

Betting Trends
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Washington's last 5 games
  • Washington is 3-9 SU in its last 12 games on the road
  • Washington is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Miami
  • Washington is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Miami
  • Miami is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games
  • Miami is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Miami's last 12 games at home
  • Miami is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing Washington

Next Betting Matchups

Washington at Miami, Saturday, September 12th