Tonight, Los Angeles betting fans are in for a treat as they being a three-game series against the Miami Marlins. In this baseball National League matchup, baseball betting fans are not expecting much out of the Miami Marlins. However, this is baseball and anything can happen until the last inning is over. Therefore, let’s see what our baseball handicappers have to say with their Marlins vs Dodgers Betting Pick and prediction.
As the Marlins head to Dodgers Stadium, they are in need of a win to qualify for the postseason. Especially after losing to the Padres 10-3 in their last game and losing their last 7 of 10 games. Needless to say, the Dodgers are the favorite for this game as they rank first in the NL West. The bookies currently have the Dodgers as a -250 favorite on the money line.
Marlins vs Dodgers Baseball Betting Odds
Los Angeles Dodgers -250
Miami Marlins +195
Over 8 at-115
Under 8 at -105
Marlins vs Dodgers Betting Prediction and Analysis for 08/19/2022
The Miami Marlins are next to last in the NL East standings with a current record 56-66. In addition, they are pitching a 3.82 ERA with a 1.25 WHIP and 1026 strikeouts. For this game, Jesus Luzardo will be their starting pitcher with a 3 21 ERA, 1.07 WHIP and 58 strikeouts.
In terms of offense, they have a batting average of .234 with 923 hits for 440 runs and 107 homeruns. Furthermore, the batting leaders for the Marlins is Jesus Aguilar with a .237 average for 48 RBIs and 16 homeruns. However, sports betting websites do not believe this enough to win against the Dodgers or even cover the spread?
Then, we have the Dodgers who lost 5-3 to the Brewers yesterday. Despite losing to the Brewers, they remain the dominant team in the National league with an 81-36 record. In fact, betting odds websites give them the best odds to win the World Series at +370.
At the moment, the Dodgers are pitching a 2.87 ERA with a 1.06 WHIP and 1023 strikeouts. Tonight, Tyler Anderson will be taking the mound for the Dodgers. He has a 2.81 ERA, 1.01 WHIP and 101 strikeouts allowing 105 hits and 10 home runs thru 128.1 innings.
In terms of offense, they have a batting average of .259 with 1026 hits for 620 runs and 157 homeruns. Their leading batter is Mookie Betts with a .271 average for 61 RBIs and 27 home runs. Furthermore, the second leading batter is Trea Turner with a .304 batting average for 83 RBI and 18 home run.
Marlins vs Dodgers Betting Pick
Game time: 08/19/2022 at 10:10 PM EDT
Bet on the Los Angeles Dodgers on the Run Line at -1.5
The Marlins have been underdogs in 68 games this season and have won 23 of those games. Thus, they have a 33. While, Jesus Luzardo has been better this month, he’s still a hit or miss pitcher for his career.
In this matchup, the Los Angeles Dodgers will win without a doubt. This is because they have the advantage on many factors from the home advantage to their offensive power. While we expect them to easily win, for gamblers the most profitable bet is on the run line. Therefore, we predict the Los Angeles Dodgers will win with a final score of 6-1.