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2018 MLB Season
(46-65) Miami Marlins vs. Philadelphia Phillies (61-48)
Date: Sunday, August 5, 2018
Time: 1:35 PM ET
Venue: Citizens Bank Park, Philadelphia Pennsylvania
Projected Pitchers: Wei Yen Chen vs. Aaron Nola
MLB Moneyline Odds: Phillies -240 | Marlins +220
MLB RunLine Betting Odds: Phillies -1.5 (-125)
MLB Baseball Gambling Total: 7.5
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Chen was roughed up in his last outing as he took his eighth loss of the season in a 3-5 loss against the Atlanta Braves.
He went five innings giving up five hits, five earned runs, and two home runs while he struck out one and walked three.
In 83.0 innings of work this season, Chen owns a low strike out rate (6.72 K/9), a decent walk rate (3.69 BB/9), a high home run rate (1.52 HR/9), and a low LOB% of 66.4%.
The end-result is a high 5.86 ERA and a lower but still high 5.13 FIP.
Miami continues to play losing baseball in the past week only winning two of their last six contests.
During that span their lineup is slashing .236/.287/.322 to go with 11 extra-base hits and 17 RBI.
Nola pitched a gem in his last outing but walked away with a no-decision as Philadelphia went on to lose to the Boston Red Sox 1-2.
He went eight stellar-innings giving up four hits and one earned run while he struck out six and walked one.
In 142.0 innings of work this season, the ace owns a solid strikeout (9.00 K/9) to walk rate (2.41 BB/9), while he has also be excellent at limiting the long ball (0.44 HR/9) and stranding base runners (79.3% LOB%).
The end-result is an elite 2.35 ERA and a slightly higher 2.68 FIP.
Philadelphia has played mediocre baseball in the past week winning three of their last six contests.
During that span their lineup is slashing .231/.312/.332 to go with 15 extra-base hits and 15 RBI.
MLB Baseball Betting Trends:
- MIA are 23-47 in their last 70 road games.
- MIA are 2-8 in Chens last 10 road starts.
- PHI are 12-5 in their last 17 games as a favorite.
- PHI are 40-19 in their last 59 home games.
- Under is 22-10-2 in PHI last 34 Sun. games.
Free Miami Marlins vs. Philadelphia Phillies MLB Prediction: Philadelphia handles Miami at home
4* Free MLB Betting Pick: Phillies -1.5 & Marlins UNDER Team Total
No reason to go against Nola in this spot, especially against the flimsy Chen.
Nola should be able to contain this Miami lineup, while Philadelphia’s lineup should do just enough to take out Miami.
MLB Free Score Prediction: Phillies 4 – Marlins 2
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