Nationals vs. Marlins Prediction

Washington Nationals vs. Miami Marlins 7/28/18, Prediction & Odds

The Washington Nationals were dominant at the Miami Marlins last night as they continued their recent stretch of strong baseball. Will Washington continue its solid play or will it revert back to mediocre baseball when the series resumes tonight?

Game Snapshot

907 Washington Nationals at 908 Miami Marlins

Saturday, July 28, 2018

Marlins Park at 7:10PM ET


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Public Betting Information

According to oddsmakers, the Nationals are a -150 favorite on the moneyline. The Marlins are a +140 underdog, while the total sits at 8 runs. As of Saturday morning, 53 percent of public bets are coming in on visiting Washington. Check out our MLB Public Betting Page for up-to-date info.

Scherzer hits 200 strikeouts again

Nationals ace Max Scherzer struck out 11 batters Friday night in a 9-1 victory at Miami and in the process hit 200 strikeouts for the seventh straight season. He gave up one earned run on three hits with 11 strikeouts and one walk over eight dominant innings. Trea Turner went 2-for-6 and scored two runs to help pace the Washington offense. Adam Eaton was 1-for-4 with a double and two walks plus a run. Bryce Harper was 2-for-4 with a run and two RBIS. Matt Adams finished 3-for-5 with a run and two RBIs. Juan Soto was 3-for-5 with a home run, two runs and three RBIs. Daniel Murphy went 3-for-4 with a double, a walk and an RBI.

Prado has two-hit night

Martin Prado went 2-for-4 with a double and an RBI to pace the offense for the Marlins on Saturrday night. J.T. Realmuto had the only other hit for Miami. Pablo Lopez suffered the loss as he gave up four earned runs on nine hits with three strikeouts and two walks over 5 2/3 innings.

Gio Gonzalez (6-7, 3.94 ERA) starts today for the Nats, while Miami counters with Trevor Richards (3-5, 4.41). 

MLB Betting Trends


The under is 10-4 in the last 14 Nationals road games. Washington is 6-14 in its last 20 road games. 


The Marlins are 7-22 in the last 20 meetings. The under is 18-7-2 in the last 27 meetings in Miami.


Gonzalez took ownership for his poor pitching after his last start and he is the type of veteran who is capable of turning it all around as soon as you count him out. Richards is hittable and while he has a promising future, he isn't ready to get out a strong lineup hitting with confidence such as Washington's just yet. Bet on Gonzalez to return to his early-season form tonight and send the Nationals to another win.




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