The Miami Marlins (65-63) are set to take on the Washington Nationals (59-69) Friday at 6:40 PM ET, airing on BSFL. The Marlins are listed as -217 favorites by oddsmakers, while the underdog Nationals have +179 odds for the contest.
Braxton Garrett starts for Miami while Joan Adon is Washington’s starter for the contest.
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Marlins and Nationals Betting Trends
The Marlins have gone 35-24 in games they were favored on the moneyline (winning 59.3% of those games).
When playing as moneyline favorites with odds of -217 or shorter, Miami has gone 3-3 (50%).
The Nationals have been underdogs in 116 games this season and won 50 (43.1%) of those contests.
Washington has a record of 13-17, a 43.3% win rate, when it’s set as an underdog of +179 or more by bookmakers this season.
The Marlins have played in 127 games with set over/under, and have combined with opponents to go over the total 56 times (56-68-3).
The Nationals and their opponents have hit the over in 59 of their 126 games with a total this season.
Marlins Stats & Insights
The Marlins are the fifth-lowest scoring team in baseball averaging four runs per game (518 total).
Miami is third-worst in MLB play with 123 home runs.
The Marlins’ .259 batting average is fifth-best in the majors.
Miami strikes out 8 times per game, the sixth-fewest average in MLB.
The Marlins pitching staff ranks second in the majors with a collective 9.5 strikeouts per nine innings.
Miami has a 4.23 team ERA that ranks 16th among all MLB pitching staffs.
Nationals Stats & Insights
The Nationals rank 19th in the majors with 561 total runs scored this season.
Washington has hit just 118 homers this season, which ranks 29th in the majors.
The Nationals have a team batting average of .259 this season, which ranks fifth among MLB teams.
Washington is one of the best teams in baseball at making contact this season, ranking second with an average of 7.1 strikeouts per game.
The Nationals strike out just 7.8 batters per nine innings as a pitching staff, which ranks 29th in MLB.
Washington has pitched to a 4.92 ERA this season, which ranks 27th in baseball.
Marlins Key Players to Watch
Garrett gets the start for the Marlins, his 25th of the season. He is 7-4 with a 3.94 ERA and 132 strikeouts in 128 2/3 innings pitched.
Luis Arraez leads Miami in batting average (.355) this season while adding five home runs and 58 RBI.
Jorge Soler leads Miami in home runs (33) and runs batted in (68) this season while batting .238.
Josh Bell has collected 104 base hits, an OBP of .328 and a slugging percentage of .426 this season.
Bryan De La Cruz is batting .255 with an OBP of .304 and a slugging percentage of .419 this season.
Nationals Key Players to Watch
Adon (1-0) will take to the mound for the Nationals and make his fourth start of the season.
Lane Thomas paces the Nationals with 20 home runs and has racked up a team-best batting average of .284.
Joey Meneses has racked up 70 runs batted in to pace his team.
Keibert Ruiz is batting .261 with 19 doubles, 15 home runs and 28 walks.
C.J. Abrams is hitting .252 with 22 doubles, four triples, 14 home runs and 20 walks.
Marlins and Nationals Injuries
Marlins: Avisaíl García: 10 Day IL (Hamstring), Huascar Brazoban: 15 Day IL (Hamstring), Johnny Cueto: 15 Day IL (Illness), Trevor Rogers: 60 Day IL (Forearm ), Matt Barnes: 60 Day IL (Hip), Jonathan Davis: 60 Day IL (Knee), Max Meyer: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Anthony Bender: 60 Day IL (Elbow)
Nationals: Stone Garrett: 10 Day IL (Leg), Carl Edwards Jr.: 15 Day IL (Shoulder), Thad Ward: 15 Day IL (Shoulder), Rico Garcia: 15 Day IL (Biceps), Victor Robles: 60 Day IL (Back), Stephen Strasburg: 60 Day IL (Ribs/shoulder), Tanner Rainey: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Cade Cavalli: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Victor Arano: 60 Day IL (Shoulder)