Phillies vs. Marlins Prediction

Philadelphia Phillies vs. Miami Marlins 5/8/16 MLB Predictions

Who will win the rubber match when the Marlins host the Phillies today at 1:10PM ET? Read on for our prediction of today's NL East clash.

According to oddsmakers from online sports book BetDSI, the Marlins opened as -119 money line favorites but they're now +105 underdogs, while the Phillies are -114 to win on the road today. With Aaron Nola set to face Justin Nicolino in the pitching matchup, the over/under sits at 7 runs.

Bet Today's Phillies vs. Marlins Game

Philadelphia might be playing over its head for the moment, but nevertheless the Phillies have been a good bet of late. They're 7-1 in their last eight games versus a team with a winning record and have won five of their last six contests against the National League East as well.

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They're also 11-5 in their last 16 games overall and have won five of their last six road games versus a team with a winning record. In the Phils' last 12 games when playing Game 3 of a series, they're also 9-3.

As for the Marlins, they've struggled against fellow National League East opponents, going 3-7 in their last 10 games against the division. They're also 1-4 in their last five games played on Sunday and 1-4 in Nicolino's last five starts versus a team with a winning record as well.


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