July 28, 2015 at 1:18 PM #55904Qbin Missile CrisisKeymaster
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MLB betting action sees the : Washington Nationals taking on the Miami Marlins Tuesday July 27th at Marlins Park, Miami, Florida . Cappers Picks provides free MLB handicapping tips all season long.
: Washington Nationals (52-45) vs. Miami Marlins (41-58)
Venue/ Stadium: Marlins Park, Miami, Florida
Time/Date: 7:10 PM EST Tuesday July 27, 2015
MLB Betting Odds
MLB Moneyline: Nationals +108 / Marlins -118
MLB Betting Over/Under Odds: 6.5
PITCHING MATCH UP: Washington: Jordan Zimmermann (8-5, 3.30 ERA) vs. Miami: Jose Fernandez (3-0, 2.77 ERA)
: Washington Nationals vs. Miami Marlins Preview
1. The Nationals have lost 3 of their last 4 games.
2. The Marlins have lost 3 straight games.
3. The Marlins rank 26th in the Majors in runs scored.
This season the Marlins are 24-23 at home and the Nationals are 24-26 on the road.
In their last games the Nationals lost to the Pittsburgh Pirates 3-1 and the Marlins lost to the San Diego Padres 3-2.
The Nationals have lost 3 of their last 4 games and while they are still holding onto first place in the NL East they are only 2 games up on the New York Mets. They head into Miami as the slight road favorite even though the Marlins have lost 3 in a row.
The Marlins are in 4th place in the NL East 12 games back of the Nationals, but the reason they are the favorite tonight is that they have their Ace in Jose Fernandez on the hill. With a win tonight he can become the first pitcher in 33 years to win his first 15 home decisions. In 22 career home starts he is 14-0 with a 1.17 ERA.
Fernandez is making only his 5th start of the season tonight and in his last outing he went 7 innings and gave up 3 earned runs, while striking out 11 batters, in a 5-3 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks.
The Marlins are 19-3 in Fernandez’s last 22 home starts and they have won 13 of their last 14 games at home as a favorite with him on the mound.
Jordan Zimmermann gets the start for the Nats tonight and on the season his ERA is nearly 2 runs higher on the road. In his last outing he gave up 3 earned runs in 7 innings in a 4-3 win over the New York Mets.
Washington has won their last 6 games when Zimmerman has gotten the starting nod.
Zimmerman is 7-0 with a 2.58 ERA in his last 13 starts against the Marlins.
The Nationals rank 16th in the Majors in runs scored and 11th in team ERA.
This season the Marlins have taken 4 of 6 games from the Nationals and they swept them at home in a 3-game series at the end of April.
MLB Betting Trends
* Washington is 1-5 in their last 6 games as an underdog.
* Washington is 0-4 in their last 4 vs. a team with a losing record.
* Miami is 3-7 in their last 10 overall.
* Miami is 6-1 in their last 7 home games.
* Miami has an Under record of 4-0 in their last 4 home games.
4*Cappers MLB Free Pick
Miami has been a legit team at home on the season and with Fernandez on the mound they will get the win tonight.
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