Miami Marlins vs Los Angeles Dodgers MLB Betting Prediction

MLB Miami Marlins vs Los Angeles Dodgers Prediction 5/8/2024

The Miami Marlins (10-28) travel to face off against the Los Angeles Dodgers (25-13) on Wednesday, May 8th. This game will be played at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles and televised on SNLA. The Dodgers are coming off a win in their previous game, while the Marlins are looking to get back on track from a loss to the Dodgers. First pitch is set for 3:10 ET.

Marlins vs Dodgers

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Los Angeles cruised to an easy 8-2 win over the Marlins in the most recent game of this series. The Dodgers had a huge 3rd inning, scoring four of their eight runs. As for the Marlins, they scored their only two runs in the 6th. Heading into the game, the Dodgers were favored at -336 on the money line.

Miami wasted a good outing from Edward Cabrera, as he gave up just two earned runs in two innings of work for the Marlins. Yoshinobu Yamamoto was excellent for the Dodgers in this one, getting the win after going eight innings and giving up two earned runs.

Jazz Chisholm Jr. and Bryan De La Cruz were the only two Marlins hitters to have more than one hit. Chisholm and Jesus Sanchez each drove in Miami’s only two runs. As for the Dodgers, Max Muncy went 2/4 with a home run and four RBIs.

Miami will be on the road for today’s game vs. the Dodgers, and they are looking to snap a two-game losing streak, as they are just 10-28 this season. The Marlins are 16.5 games behind the Phillies in the NL East, and they have gone just 1-9 in divisional matchups this year.

At home, the Marlins are only 5-15 this year while going 5-13 on the road. So far, they have been underdogs in most of their games, putting them at 7-17 as the underdog. Miami is also just 3-11 when favored this season, and they are 1-9-1 in series this year.

The Miami Marlins are 11-27 against the run line this season, including a 7-11 mark on the road. They have failed to cover the run line in two straight games and are just 1-13 against the run line as the favorite. Their average run differential this season is -2.0 runs per game.

The Miami Marlins have been a consistent over team this season, with a combined run average of 9.5 runs per game. Their over/under record is 22-16, and their over streak is at four games. The over/under line for today’s game against the Los Angeles Dodgers is set at 9 runs, which is higher than their average line of 8 runs per game. So far this season, only 5.3% of their games have had an over/under line set at 9 runs or higher.

Ryan Weathers Gets The Start For The Marlins

Ryan Weathers gets the start for the Marlins today and comes in with a record of 2-3 and an ERA of 4.54. Looking back at his last outing, he took the loss, giving up three earned runs in six innings of work to the Athletics. Weathers has given up at least one homer in three straight outings. In his seven appearances, he has two quality starts and is averaging 7.82 strikeouts per nine innings. Weathers’ ERA at home is 7.75 compared to 2.77 on the road.

Marlins Offense Breakdown

So far this season, the Marlins are averaging just 3.7 runs per game, which is 23rd in the league. They have been even worse at home, averaging just 3.5 runs per contest. As a team, they are batting just .226 and have the league’s 16th worst home run total. Miami’s team OPS of .624 is also one of the league’s worst marks.

Bryan De La Cruz has been the Marlins’ top power threat this season, as his seven home runs are the best mark on the team and 5th best in the league. He is also batting .263 for the season and has gone 9/33 with two homers over his last nine games. Jazz Chisholm Jr. also has two homers in his last nine games and comes into the game with a season-long batting average of .243.

Los Angeles is hosting the Marlins today, leading the NL West by 6.5 games over the Padres. The Dodgers are 25-13 overall and have won six straight games, and they are 7-4 against other teams in the NL West this year. Their overall series record is 8-5, and they have won four straight series.

So far, the Dodgers have been really good at home, going 14-8, which includes winning six straight at home. On the road, the Dodgers are 11-5 this year. This season, the Dodgers have been the favorite in most of their games, as they are 24-12 as the favorite. As the underdog, the Dodgers have gone 1-1 this year. Looking at their overall record, the Dodgers are 8-2 across their last 10 games.

When the Dodgers win, they win big, with an average run margin of 4.2 runs per game. They have covered the run line in 20 of 38 games overall and are 10-6 on the road. They are 10-12 at home against the run line, but have covered in their last four games at Dodger Stadium. They are 3-0 against the run line in their last three games as the favorite.

When the Dodgers and Marlins have played this season, the O/U line has been set at an average of 8.75 runs. The combined runs have averaged 10 runs per game in their two meetings. The Dodgers’ games have had an average O/U line of 9 runs this season, and their games have averaged 9.2 runs per game. The O/U record for Dodgers games this season is 22-16. The O/U line for tonight’s game is set at 9 runs.

Gavin Stone Gets The Start For The Dodgers

Right-hander Gavin Stone is getting the start for the Dodgers today as he faces off against the Marlins. Stone has made six starts this year and has a record of 2-1 with an ERA of 4.07. One of his best outings came on April 26th against the Blue Jays, where he went seven innings, giving up just one earned run and picking up the win. Stone has made three quality starts this year and is coming off an outing where he allowed just one earned run in six innings of work. So far, he has a BB/9 figure of 3.77 compared to 6.68 strikeouts per nine innings.

Dodgers Offense Breakdown

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Shohei Ohtani has been on fire for the Dodgers of late, going 10/17 (.588) over his last five games, with four home runs and eight RBIs. Ohtani is also leading the team with a .365 batting average and 11 home runs. Mookie Betts is also swinging a hot bat right now, as he is hitting .349 for the season and has gone deep six times.

As a team, the Dodgers are the top-scoring team in the league, averaging 5.6 runs per game. They are also the top home run hitting team in the league and have the best team batting average in the league. Not only do they lead the league in OBP and SLG, but they also have the best OPS in the league.

Marlins vs Dodgers Prediction

Our prediction for this Marlins vs. Dodgers matchup is to take the Dodgers to pick up the win at home. However, with the money line payout for the Dodgers sitting at -283, we recommend taking the over, with the line being set at 9 runs.

If this one goes the way we have it, the Dodgers will pick up a 6-4 win. As for the starting pitchers, we have Gavin Stone finishing with seven strikeouts and Ryan Weathers with five.

All odds are courtesy of Action247 Sportsbook. Good luck!!

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