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(8-11) Miami Marlins vs. L.A. Dodgers (12-9)
Date: Wednesday, April 27, 2016
Time: 10:10 PM ET
Venue: Dodger Stadium Los Angeles, California
Projected Pitchers: Justin Nicolino vs. Scott Kazmir
MLB Moneyline Odds: Marlins +135 / Dodgers -165
MLB RunLine Betting Odds: OFF
MLB Betting Total: 7.5
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The Marlins have to be confident, as they have not only won 3 in a row, but knocked around Dodgers’ Ace Clayton Kershaw in yesterday’s win over the Dodgers. Still, they are 3 games under .500 and in 4th place in the NL East 6 games back of the Washington Nationals.
The Marlins go for the sweep tonight in L.A. facing a Dodgers’ team that has not lost 3 in a row all season.
The Dodgers are still in first place in the NL West with a 1.5 game lead over both the Arizona Diamondbacks and San Francisco Giants.
In Game 2 of this 3-game series yesterday the Marlins beat the Dodgers 6-3.
Even with slugger Giancarlo Stanton, who was the hero in yesterday’s game with a 3-run HR off Kershaw, off to a good start this season the Marlins only rank tied for 24th in runs scored.
They also rank 19th in the Majors in team ERA, but have only giving up a combined 5 runs in the 2 games in this series.
Justin Nicolino goes for the Marlins tonight and he makes his debut this season after recently being recalled from the minors. Last season in his rookie campaign he went 5-4 with an ERA of 4.01.
In AAA this season Nicolino went 2-2 with an ERA of 3.60.
The Marlins are 0-4 in Nicolino’s last 4 starts facing a team with a winning record.
Nicolino faced the Dodgers last season where he gave up 5 runs in only 4 innings in a 7-1 loss.
With their win yesterday the Marlins pulled to .500 on the road this season (5-5).
The Dodgers rank a legit 7th in the Majors in runs scored, but their bats have not gotten it done so far in this series. They rank 8th in team ERA and in this series they have given up 9 runs.
The Dodgers are 0 for 10 in this series with men in scoring position.
Scott Kazmir (1-1 6.63 ERA) goes for the Dodgers tonight and in his last outing he was not sharp giving up 4 earned runs in 5 innings of work in a 7-5 loss to the Colorado Rockies.
After a solid season opening start Kazmir has struggled in the last 3 outings, all Dodgers’ losses, giving up 14 earned runs in 13 innings.
Kazmir has given up 5 HR in his last 3 starts.
This season the Dodgers are only 4-4 at home.
MLB Baseball Betting Trends:
- Marlins 5-2 in their last 7 games vs. a left-handed starter.
- Marlins are 1-4 in their last 5 games vs. a starter with a WHIP greater than 1.30.
- Marlins have an Over record of 4-1 in their last 5 games.
- Dodgers are 4-1 in their last 5 games following a loss.
- Dodgers are 7-2 in their last 9 games vs. a left-handed starter.
- Dodgers have an Under record of 7-2 in their last 9 home games.
Free Miami Marlins vs. L.A. Dodgers MLB Prediction:
Kazmir has been struggling big time and that will happen again, as the Marlins will take this game and had the Dodgers the sweep.
4* Free MLB Betting Pick: OVER the Number
The total for yesterday’s game went OVER and that will happen again in what will be a high scoring affair.
MLB Free Score Prediction: Miami 8 – L.A 6
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