Marlins vs Arizona Diamondbacks MLB Betting Prediction

MLB Marlins vs Arizona Diamondbacks Prediction 5/26/2024

The Miami Marlins (18-35) travel to face off against the Arizona Diamondbacks (25-27) on Sunday, May 26th. This game will be played at Chase Field in Phoenix and televised on None. The Diamondbacks are coming off a win in their previous game, while the Marlins are looking to get back on track from a loss to the Diamondbacks. First pitch is set for 4:10 ET.

Marlins vs Diamondbacks

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It was a low-scoring game in the most recent game of this Diamondbacks vs Marlins series. Arizona went into the matchup as -187 favorites and squeaked out a 3-2 win. Miami had a chance to tie or take the lead in the 9th inning but could only muster one run.

Miami’s offense actually outhit the Diamondbacks in the game 11 to 5. Jake Burger went 3/4 with a home run, but it came in a losing effort. Christian Walker and Eugenio Suarez each had two hits and an RBI for Arizona.

Jordan Montgomery pitched well for the Diamondbacks in this one, going six innings and striking out four without giving up a run. He picked up a win in the game, while Paul Sewald closed things out. Sixto Sanchez had a rough outing for the Marlins, taking the loss.

Miami is 18-35 overall and is 20.0 games behind the Phillies in the NL East. So far, they have really struggled against other NL East teams, going 4-12. The Marlins are on the road today, and they are just 8-16 on the road this year.

As the favorite, the Marlins are only 3-11 this year, and they are 15-24 as the underdog. Miami’s overall series record is 4-11-1, but they have won three straight series.

When betting the run line, the Marlins have been a solid play on the road this season, going 12-12. They have covered the run line in five straight road games and are 20-19 as the underdog. Miami has an average run differential of -1.3 runs per game on the road this season.

The Miami Marlins are on the road today against the Arizona Diamondbacks, and the over/under line for the game is set at 8.5 runs. The Marlins’ games have averaged 9.0 runs per game this season, and their over/under record is 30-23. When the over/under line is set at 8.5 runs, their record is 13-9. The under has hit in their last three games.

Ryan Weathers Gets The Start For The Marlins

Miami is sending left-hander Ryan Weathers to the mound today vs. the Diamondbacks. He has made 10 starts this season and has a record of 2-4 with a 3.49 ERA. Weathers has a WHIP of 1.11 and has turned in five quality starts this year. In his most recent outing, he went seven innings, giving up one earned run, and finished with a no-decision. Weathers has not taken the loss in any of his last three outings. The last time he picked up the win was on April 30 vs. the Giants. He has been much better on the road, coming in with an ERA of 2.59 compared to 6.13 at home.

Marlins Offense Breakdown

As a team, the Marlins are batting just .234 this season, which is 15th in the league. They have been a little better at home, averaging 4.2 runs per game, but overall, they are 28th in the league at 3.7 runs per contest. Miami has been good at putting the ball in play this season, as they have the 5th fewest strikeouts in the league.

Jazz Chisholm Jr. and Josh Bell are the Marlins’ top home run hitters this season, with Chisholm Jr. batting .255 and Bell at just .228. However, Bell does lead the team in RBIs. Over his last seven games, Bell has gone 8/27 with seven RBIs. Chisholm Jr. has two homers in this stretch and is also batting .286. Both Chisholm Jr. and Tim Anderson are on four-game hitting streaks.

Arizona is 25-27 overall and trails the Dodgers by seven games in the NL West. So far, they are 11-9 against other teams in the NL West. The Diamondbacks are looking to get back to .500 today, and they are 13-14 at home compared to 12-13 on the road.

As the favorite, the Diamondbacks have gone 13-11 this year and 12-16 as the underdog. They are also 10-8 as the home favorite. Arizona’s overall series record is 6-9-1, and they are currently tied with the Marlins in this series.

Arizona has been a solid run line bet on the road this season, going 14-11, compared to 10-17 at home. The Diamondbacks have an average run differential of +1.0 on the road, compared to -.7 at home. They have been a better run line bet as an underdog, going 16-12.

Arizona Diamondbacks games have averaged 9.3 runs per game this season, and their over/under record is 23-27. When the over/under line is set at 8.5 runs, their record is 8-7. Overall, 42.3% of their games have had higher over/under lines than 8.5 runs. Their current under streak is at three games.

Blake Walston Gets The Start For The Diamondbacks

Blake Walston will be making his first start of the season for the Diamondbacks, as he comes into the game after a bullpen appearance against the Dodgers. In that outing, he went 3 2/3 innings, giving up 2 earned runs and striking out 5.

Diamondbacks Offense Breakdown

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Arizona’s offense has been one of the better run-producing units in the league this season, averaging 4.7 runs per game. They are also one of the better home run-hitting teams in the league, with a team total of 48 homers. As a team, the Diamondbacks are batting .244, which is 9th in the MLB right now.

Christian Walker and Ketel Marte have both been swinging the bat well for the Diamondbacks, with Walker batting .250 over his last 10 games with three homers, and Marte is hitting .237 in that stretch. Walker and Marte are tied for the team lead in home runs, with 10 apiece. Joc Pederson is also a player to watch, as he is batting .303 for the season and has gone deep six times.

Marlins vs Diamondbacks Prediction

Our prediction for today’s Marlins vs. Diamondbacks game is to take the Diamondbacks on the money line at -155. We see the Diamondbacks coming away with a 5-4 win, giving us some wiggle room with the over/under line, which is currently sitting at 8.5 runs.

Looking at some potential player props, we have Ryan Weathers finishing with five strikeouts, which would have him finishing with the eighth fewest among today’s starting pitchers. If you’re looking for a win, Weathers is projected to finish 14th in terms of starters.

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