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(53-74) San Diego Padres vs. Miami Marlins (66-60)
Date: Friday August 26th
Time: 7:10 PM ET
Venue: Marlins Park, Miami, Florida
MLB Betting Lines: Miami -185
MLB Betting Total: N/A
Probable Pitchers: Padres RH Jarred Cosart (0-1, 4.54 ERA) vs. Marlins RH David Phelps (7-6, 2.28)
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The Padres and Marlins meet on Friday night for the first of a three game set at Marlins Park. This is an important series for Miami to win as they are 1.5 games behind the St. Louis Cardinals for the second wild card spot in the National League.
On the mound for the Marlins will be David Phelps and for the Padres it will be Jarred Cosart. Phelps is 7-6 with a 2.28 ERA on the season while Cosart is 0-1 with a 4.54 ERA.
San Diego Padres
The Padres have been one of the worst teams in the league this season. A big reason has been their terrible hitting. San Diego is 30th in the league in batting average (.237) and they are 20th in runs (551).
Will Meyers leads the team with a .266 average, 23 homers, and 73 RBI.
Yangervis Solarte has been terrific in 82 games. Solarte is hitting .278 with 13 homers and 53 RBI.
Cosart has pitched well over his last two starts. The 26-year-old has given up two runs in 11.2 innings.
The Padres are 2-2 in four Cosart starts this year.
Cosart is 0-1 with a 6.00 ERA on the road this season.
The goal for the Marlins to earn a spot in the postseason and they are in control of their own destiny.
Miami has some big bats in a lineup that ranks third in batting average (.269) and eighth in on-base percentage (.328).
Martin Prado leads the Marlins with a .319 average to go along with 59 RBI.
Giancarlo Stanton has 25 homers while Christian Yelich has 74 RBI.
The Marlins are 3-1 in four Phelps starts this year.
Phelps is 3-5 with a 2.57 ERA at home this season.
MLB Betting Trends
- The Padres are 23-47 in their last 70 vs. a team with a winning record.
- The Padres are 20-42 in their last 62 road games vs. a right-handed starter.
- The Padres are 5-17 in their last 22 road games.
- The Marlins are 17-7 in their last 24 vs. National League West.
- The Marlins are 7-3 in their last 10 home games vs. a team with a losing record.
- The Marlins are 4-1 in Phelps’ last 5 starts.
Free San Diego Padres vs. Miami Marlins MLB Prediction:
The Marlins have a massive edge with Phelps on the mound.
4* Free MLB Betting Prediction: Marlins RL
Phelps has been money this season and I expect him to pitch much better than Cosart.
MLB Baseball Free Score Prediction: Miami 6 – San Diego 3
Look for the Marlins to cruise in this one.
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