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(6-11) Miami Marlins vs. L.A. Dodgers (12-7)
Date: Monday, April 25, 2016
Time: 10:10 PM ET
Venue: Dodger Stadium Los Angeles, California
Projected Pitchers: Wei-Yin Chen vs. Ross Stripling
MLB Moneyline Odds: Marlins +127 / Dodgers -145
MLB RunLine Betting Odds: Marlins +1.5 -175 / Dodgers -1.5 +155
MLB Betting Total: 7.5
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The Marlins snapped their 2-game losing streak in their last game, but they are still 5 games under .500 and already 7.5 games back of the red-hot Washington Nationals.
The Dodgers have won 2 in a row and 4 of their last 5 games and it is no surprise they are atop the NL West 2.5 games up on the Arizona Diamondbacks and Colorado Rockies.
The Dodgers have won 6 of their last 8 home games facing the Marlins.
In their last games the Dodgers beat the Colorado Rockies in a slug-fest 12-10 and the Marlins beat the San Francisco Giants 5-4.
The Marlins have been struggling at the plate and on the mound this season ranking 25th in runs scored and 22nd in team ERA.
Miami has only won 2 straight games once this season.
Wei-Yin Chen (0-1, 4.91 ERA) gets the starting nod for Marlins tonight and in his last outing he gave up 3 earned runs in 7 innings in a 3-1 loss to the Washington Nationals. The Marlins have lost all 3 of his outings this season and in 18 innings of work he has given up 10 earned runs.
Chen only has one start facing the Dodgers and that was back in 2013 while with the Baltimore Orioles.
In Chen’s 3 starts this season the Marlins have only given him 4 runs of support.
The Marlins are 4-4 on the road this season as opposed to 2-7 at home.
To say the Dodgers are balanced would be an understatement, as they rank 7th in the Majors in both runs scored and team ERA.
Ross Stripling (0-0, 2.65 ERA) goes for the Dodgers tonight and in his last start he gave up 2 earned runs in 3 innings in a 5-3 win over the Atlanta Braves. After losing his first start of the season the Dodgers have won 2 in a row with him on the mound.
Stripling has given up 5 earned runs in 16 innings of work this season.
This will be the first game for ex-Dodgers skipper Don Mattingly facing his former team as the Marlins manager.
This season the Dodgers are 4-2 at home and they are back at home after a 6-game road trip.
MLB Baseball Betting Trends:
- Marlins are 3-8 in their last 11 overall.
- Marlins are 3-8 in their last 11 games vs. a right-handed starter.
- Marlins are 1-6 in their last 7 games following a win.
- Dodgers are 4-1 in their last 5 overall..
- Dodgers are 5-1 in their last 6 home games vs. a left-handed starter.
- Dodgers are 71-33 in their last 104 home games.
Free Miami Marlins vs. L.A. Dodgers MLB Prediction:
Have to go with the hotter team at home in this one, as the Dodgers will take Game 1 of this series behind another strong outing from Stripling.
4* Free MLB Betting Pick: OVER the Number
Going with the Over in this one, as in the last 29 games between these teams in La La Land the Over record is 22-4-3.
MLB Free Score Prediction: L.A. 7 – Miami 2
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