Marlins vs. Phillies Friday Prediction
Following a pitcher’s duel last night in Philadelphia, will NL East rivals the Marlins and Phillies score more runs to cash an over ticket tonight? Game 2 of this series is set for 7:05 p.m. ET on Friday.
Game Snapshot & Odds
Friday, April 26, 2019
7:05 p.m. ET, Citizens Bank Park, Philadelphia, PA
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Public Betting Trends
According to our MLB Public Betting Chart page, 73% of the betting tickets are on the Phillies to beat the Marlins on the money line.
Miami Marlins Fantasy Spin
Starlin Castro slugged a two-run homer in the 10th inning to beat the Phillies 3-1 on Thursday. He drilled a Hector Neris pitch over the left field wall with Neil Walker aboard in the top of the 10th frame. The Marlins held on to win in the bottom of the stanza. Castro went 2-for-4 in the ballgame and is now slashing .258/.314/.361 with three home runs and eight RBI on the season.
Philadelphia Phillies Fantasy Spin
Cesar Hernandez went 2-for-4 with a pair of singles in Thursday's extra-inning loss to the Marlins. The Phillies could manage only four hits in the 10-inning game and Hernandez collected half of them. He improves his slash line to .277/.337/.415 with two home run, nine RBI, 12 runs and two stolen bases in 104 plate appearances. He's been on a nice roll of late.
MLB Betting Trends
The Marlins are 1-4 in Jose Urena’s last five starts.
The Phillies are 8-18 in Jerad Eickhoff’s last 26 starts.
These two teams combined for only four runs in 10 innings on Thursday night but the over is 5-2 in the last seven meetings between these two teams overall. The over is also 4-1-1 in the last six meetings at Citizens Bank Park and is 4-1-1 in Eickhoff’s last six starts versus the Marlins. Finally, the over is 3-0-1 in Urena’s last four road outings against the Phillies.
The Pick: Marlins/Phillies OVER 8.5