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2021 MLB Handicapping
(61-88) Washington Nationals vs. Miami Marlins (63-86)
Date: Tuesday, September 21st, 2021
Time: 6:40 PM ET
Venue: loanDepot Park, Miami, FL
Projected Pitchers: Josh Rogers (WSH) vs. Trevor Rogers (MIA)
MLB Moneyline Odds: Marlins -135 Nationals +115
MLB RunLine Betting Odds: Marlins -1.5 Nationals +1.5
MLB Baseball Gambling Total: O/U: 7.5
NL East action resumes Tuesday as the Washington Nationals visit Miami for leg two of a three-game set.
With 2021 reaching its close, Washington and the Marlins have no postseason hopes, but each side hopes to gain winning edge over their division rival. Miami has won four of its last six against the Nationals. Each club won on Sunday with the Marlins topping Pittsburgh 6-5, and Washington blanking Colorado 3-0. Overall, Miami has split its last four contests. The Nationals have lost three of four.
Based on home/road record disparity, host Miami opens the moneyline at -135 as Washington carries a 26-45 away mark into loanDepot park where the Marlins stand 39-36.
In a battle of the Rogers, Josh Rogers is up for the Nationals and Trevor Rogers opens for Miami.
This article was written a few hours before Monday’s game one between the Marlins and Washington.
Two years removed from a world title, the Nationals have hit rock bottom in the NL East, and sit 17 games behind division leader Atlanta.
Pitching has been a 2021 Achilles heel for Washington as the Nationals allow 5.01 runs per game, this number ranks 24th MLB.
Offensively, Washington adds 4.46 runs, which ranks 16th among all MLB clubs.
Team leader Juan Soto homered Sunday to lift the Nationals over Colorado, 3-0. The win snapped a three-game Nationals losing streak.
Rogers is on his third cup of MLB coffee since debuting in 2018 with Baltimore.
Miami has come back to earth after a surprise 2020 wild card run. This summer the Marlins have fared slightly better than Tuesday’s last-placed opponent and sit 15 games off the division lead.
While pitching is Washington’s major flaw, run production is Miami’s. Miami adds just 3.94 runs per game, #28 MLB. The fish offer decent pitching, and allow 4.23 runs, good for #14 overall.
Lewin Diaz hit a 10th inning walkoff blast to down Pittsburgh 6-5 Sunday.
All Star Trevor Rogers brings his 7-7 record and 2.71 ERA into his fourth meeting this year vs. Washington. Rogers has allowed six runs during those 14 innings. The young, talented lefty tossed four frames of one-run ball Sept. 15 to help Miami outlast the Nationals 8-6.
MLB Baseball Betting Trends:
- The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Miami’s last 12 games at home
- Miami is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games when playing Washington
- Miami is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Washington
- Miami is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games when playing at home against Washington
- Miami is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Washington
- The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Miami’s last 5 games when playing at home against Washington
- Washington is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games on the road
- Washington is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games when playing Miami
- Washington is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing Miami
Washington Nationals vs. Miami Marlins MLB Prediction:
By virtue of their winning home record and superior pitching, take Miami today in an otherwise statistically even contest vs. Washington.
I’d pass on the runline, as Miami is known for its one run finals, and play the ML at -135 for the Marlins.
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