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Washington Nationals vs Miami Marlins MLB Baseball Betting Lines Preview

The Washington Nationals pay a visit to Miami on Wednesday, hoping to shut down the Marlins bats in baseball betting action at Marlins Park.

Tom Koehler gets the call for the Miami Marlins and he will try to build on a 9-11 mark. In the other dugout, Max Scherzer brings a 17-7 ledger to the game for the Washington Nationals as he tries to quiet the Marlins bats.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The visiting Washington Nationals were -179 moneyline favorites in this one earlier in the day at most online sportsbooks including Bovada. The total was 7 at Bet365 for those preferring over under betting.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 3.9-3.1 result in favor of 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

The Miami Marlins sport a record of 76-75 heading into this matchup, while the Washington Nationals sit at 88-63 on the season 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. 30 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Washington is at No. 10.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Miami Marlins No. 27-rated offense, averaging 4.08 runs per game, against a Washington Nationals defense that ranks No. 2 at 3.7 in runs allowed per game. The Miami Marlins have averaged 9.15 hits per game so far, more than Washington Nationals batters have averaged on the year (8.66 hits per game).

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Miami has the No. 6-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Nationals own the No. 2 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Washington didn't plate a single run in their last outing, shut down by J Fernandez in a losing cause, 1-0, against Miami on Tuesday.

Betting Trends
  • Washington is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Washington's last 10 games
  • Washington is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Washington's last 13 games on the road
  • Miami is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Miami is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
  • Miami is 3-9 ATS in its last 12 games at home
  • Miami is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Washington at Pittsburgh, Friday, September 23rd
Miami home to Atlanta, Thursday, September 22nd