Phillies vs. Marlins Free Pick
ODDS: According to oddsmakers from online sports book BetDSI, the Phillies are -117 money line favorites over the Marlins, who are +108 on the money line. The total, meanwhile, is currently sitting at 7 runs.
LINE MOVEMENT: The Phillies opened as -120 money line favorites but their odds dropped to -117, while the Marlins’ odds have gone from +111 down to +108. The total opened at 7 and that’s where it currently sits.
PITCHING MATCHUP: The Phillies will throw Cole Hamels, who is 2-4 with a 2.84 ERA, against the Marlins’ Tom Koehler, who is 5-6 with a 3.70 ERA. Philadelphia is 36-47 overall and 18-20 on the road, while Miami is 40-43 overall and 26-21 at home.
MLB FREE PICK: Take Philadelphia. According to latest MLB trends, the Phillies are 4-1 in Hamels’ last five starts, 20-7 in his last 27 starts on Wednesdays and 4-1 in his last five starts following a quality start in his last appearance. They’re also 18-8 in his last 26 starts as a road favorite of -110 to -150, 6-2 in his last eight starts after allowing five runs or more in their previous game, and 7-2 in his last nine starts when their opponent scores five runs or more in their previous game. On the other side, the Marlins are 1-4 in their last five games overall, 0-4 in their last four games as an underdog and 1-5 in Koehler’s last six starts versus NL East opponents.
MLB FREE PICK: PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES -117