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2021 MLB Handicapping
(56-42) San Diego Padres vs. Miami Marlins (41-55)
Date: Thursday, July 22nd, 2021
Time: 7:10 PM ET
Venue: loanDepot Park, Miami, Florida
Projected Pitchers: Blake Snell (SD) vs. Undecided (MIA)
MLB Moneyline Odds: Padres -155, Marlins +145
MLB RunLine Betting Odds: Padres -1.5 (-140)
MLB Baseball Gambling Total: O/U: 8
A pair of National League foes take to the diamond to open up a series down in South Beach. The San Diego Padres are on the road as they open up a four-game series with the Miami Marlins Thursday night.
These teams haven’t played since the 2019 season, Miami took 4 of their 6 meetings.
San Diego Padres
San Diego had a shortened series with Atlanta as their opener was cancelled due to rain and so was the 2nd game of their doubleheader on Wednesday.
The Padres enter Thursday 3rd in the NL West, 5.5 games behind the league best San Francisco Giants for the top spot in the division.
The Padres will also hope that their offense continues to run up the score as the lineup is scoring 4.84 runs per game, which is among the best in the MLB. The batting order is led by Fernando Tatis Jr. who has 28 home runs on the season, a .296 Batting Average, and a .661 Slugging Percentage.
Miami dropped to 1-5 since the All-Star break as they were dropped for the second straight night in the nation’s capital by Washington.
The Marlins enter Thursday last in the NL East, 10.5 games behind the Mets for the top spot. In the NL wild card race, the team stands 14 games behind the Padres for the second wild card spot.
The Miami Marlins are arguably the worst offensive team in the entire sport as they are last with a .674 OPS this season. They aren’t providing enough run support for this young pitching staff as they are averaging 3.88 runs per game.
MLB Baseball Betting Trends:
- Padres are 56-42 overall
- Padres are 23-23 on the road
- Marlins are 41-55 overall
- Marlins are 22-21 at home
San Diego Padres vs. Miami Marlins MLB Prediction:
Both teams are fairly even on the road and at home so there isn’t much of an edge in those regards.
San Diego is the better team and have played better since the break than Miami has.
Blake Snell has not pitched up to his standards this season but Miami has yet to announce their starter so I expect it to be someone of not top caliber.
Take the Padres in game 1.
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