Diamondbacks vs. Marlins Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets - Monday, May 8, 2023

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Diamondbacks vs. Marlins Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Monday, May 8, 2023

MLB Predictions

Two of the league’s top hitters will meet Monday when the Arizona Diamondbacks (19-15) and Miami Marlins (17-18) take to the field at 9:40 PM ET, live on BSAZ. Corbin Carroll is batting .324 for the Diamondbacks (-196 favorites on the moneyline) while Luis Arraez leads the underdog Marlins (+164) with a .420 average.

Arizona’s Zac Gallen gets the start, and he’ll go against Miami’s Braxton Garrett.

Diamondbacks vs. Marlins Odds

  • Diamondbacks odds to win: -196
  • Marlins odds to win: +164
  • Spread: Diamondbacks -1.5
  • Total: 8.5 runs

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Game Time and Information

  • Date: Monday, May 8, 2023
  • Time: 9:40 PM ET
  • TV: BSAZ

Who Will Win Diamondbacks vs. Marlins?

Diamondbacks and Marlins Betting Trends

The Diamondbacks have been the moneyline favorite 11 total times this season. They’ve gone 7-4 in those games.

Arizona has played as moneyline favorites of -196 or shorter in just one game this season, which it won.

The Marlins have been underdogs in 21 games this season and won nine (42.9%) of those contests.

This season, Miami has won two of its four games when it’s the underdog by at least +164 on the moneyline.

The Diamondbacks have played in 34 games with a set over/under, and have combined with their opponents to go over the total 18 times (18-14-2).

The Marlins and their opponents have hit the over in 15 of their 34 games with a total this season.

Diamondbacks Stats & Insights

The Diamondbacks have the No. 8 offense in baseball scoring 5.3 runs per game (180 total runs).

Arizona averages 1.1 home runs per game to rank 17th in MLB play with 37 total home runs .

The Diamondbacks’ .270 batting average is third-best in MLB.

Arizona strikes out 7.5 times per game to rank second in the majors.

The 8.4 strikeouts per nine innings compiled by the Diamondbacks pitching staff ranks 23rd in MLB.

Arizona’s 4.95 team ERA ranks 25th across all MLB pitching staffs.

Marlins Stats & Insights

The Marlins are among the lowest scoring teams in the league, ranking last with just 116 total runs (3.3 per game) this season.

Miami has hit 30 homers this season, which ranks 24th in the majors.

The Marlins rank 15th in MLB with a .246 team batting average.

Miami ranks 17th with an average of 8.7 strikeouts per game.

The Marlins have a nine K/9 this season as a pitching staff, which ranks 12th in the majors.

Miami has pitched to a 4.64 ERA this season, which ranks 20th in baseball.

Diamondbacks Key Players to Watch

The Diamondbacks are sending Gallen (4-1) out for his eighth start of the season. He is 4-1 with a 2.53 ERA and 57 strikeouts in 42 2/3 innings pitched.

Christian Walker leads Arizona in home runs with eight and runs batted in with 26.

Lourdes Gurriel Jr. has collected 35 hits this season and has an OBP of .363. He’s slugging .522 on the year.

Carroll leads Arizona with a .324 batting average while slugging five homers and driving in 11 runs.

Ketel Marte has 31 hits and an OBP of .328 to go with a slugging percentage of .509 this season.

Marlins Key Players to Watch

Garrett (1-1) will take the mound for the Marlins, his sixth start of the season.

Arraez has a team-high batting average of .420.

Jorge Soler has hit seven home runs with 15 runs batted in. Both are team-highs.

Jon Berti has four doubles, two home runs and nine walks while batting .269.

Yuli Gurriel has three doubles, three home runs and four walks while hitting .270.

Diamondbacks and Marlins Injuries

Diamondbacks: Kyle Lewis: 10 Day IL (Illness), Carson Kelly: 10 Day IL (Forearm), Zach Davies: 15 Day IL (Oblique), Cole Sulser: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Mark Melancon: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Corbin Martin: 60 Day IL (Lat)

Marlins: Avisaíl García: 10 Day IL (Back), Garrett Cooper: 10 Day IL (Ear infection), Trevor Rogers: 15 Day IL (Forearm ), JT Chargois: 15 Day IL (Oblique), Johnny Cueto: 15 Day IL (Biceps), Tommy Nance: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Max Meyer: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Anthony Bender: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Nic Enright: 60 Day IL (Illness)

Diamondbacks vs. Marlins Prediction

  • Score Prediction: Diamondbacks 4, Marlins 3
  • Total Prediction: Under 8.5 runs
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