Phillies vs. Marlins Prediction
The bats went dormant for the first place Philadelphia PHillies yesterday as they lost as favorites at the Miami Marlins. Can Philadelphia rebound today to take the finale and earn a series win?
903 Philadelphia Phillies at 904 Miami Marlins
Sunday, July 15, 2018
Marlins Park at 1:10 PM ET
TV: NBCSP (PHI)
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Richards shuts down Phils
Miami starting pitcher Trevor Richards outdueled Philadelphia ace Aaron Nola in a 2-0 win by the hosts Saturday afternoon. He threw six shutout innings, giving up four hits with four strikeouts and two walks. Martin Prado paced the offense by going 2-for-3 with an RBI. Derek Dietrich and Brian Anderson were both 1-for-4 with a run.
Hoskins, Kingery each record two hits
Phillies outfielder Rhys Hoskins and infielder Scott Kingery were both 2-for-4 in Saturday's loss. Jorge Alfaro was 1-for-3 with a double. Nola suffered the loss as he allowed two earned runs on four hits with five strikeouts and a walk over six innings.
Enyel De Los Santos (1-0, 4.26 ERA) gets the call for the Phillies today, while Jose Urena (2-9, 4.13) will start for Miami.
MLB Betting Trends
The under is 16-4-1 in the last 21 Phillies games overall. The under is 20-8-2 in the last 30 Philadelphia games on Sundays.
The Marlins are 2-7 in their last nine Sunday games. The under is 11-4 in Urena's last 15 Sunday starts.
De Los Santos was impressive in his MLB debut against the Mets and with great minor league numbers before his call-up, I'm thinking he has another strong start in him today against a weak Marlins lineup. Urena has been better as of late, but he'll be facing a patient Philliy lineup that will make him pay for mistakes. Take Philadelphia in this spot.
MLB DAILY PREDICTION: PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES