Marlins vs. Padres MLB Prediction

Marlins vs. Padres, 8/9/21 MLB Betting Predictions & DFS Notes

The struggling Marlins will open a new series in San Diego on Monday night where they’ll visit the Padres at 10:10 p.m. ET. With the total sitting at just 7.5, is the over a safe bet in the series opener tonight?

Game Snapshot

903 Miami Marlins (+208) at 904 San Diego Padres (-231); o/u 7.5

10:10 p.m. ET, Monday, August 9, 2021

Petco Park, San Diego, CA

Miami Marlins DFS SPIN

Jesus Aguilar went 3-for-4 with a home run, two runs scored, three RBI, and a walk against the Rockies on Sunday. This game was a wild one. The ball the flying as the teams combined for eight homers and 21 runs on the day. Aguilar had a big day at the plate, collecting three hits including a solo homer off of Ben Bowden in the ninth inning. He had driven in two runs on a single in the first and a double in the fifth earlier in the game. The 31-year-old first baseman is up to 20 homers and 79 RBI while hitting .266 over 422 plate appearances.

San Diego Padres DFS Spin

Jake Cronenworth homered and drove in a pair of runs on Sunday afternoon, powering the Padres to a 2-0 victory over the Diamondbacks. Cronenworth accounted for all of the offense on both sides of this ballgame. He opened the scoring in the first with a two-out RBI single off of Madison Bumgarner to plate Adam Frazier. He then extended the lead to 2-0 with a 416-foot blast off of the Diamondbacks southpaw in the fourth. He finsihed the day 2-for-4 and is now slashing .278/.351/.475 with 16 homers, 54 RBI and four swipes on the season.

Marlins vs. Padres Betting Prediction

The over is 8-1-2 in the last 11 meetings between these two teams at Petco Park, is 4-0 in the Marlins’ last four road games and is 4-0 in Miami’s last four games versus a right-handed starter. The over is also 6-1 in the Padres’ last seven games overall, is 4-1 in their last five games as a favorite and is 4-1 in their last five games versus a team with a losing record.

MLB BETTING PREDICTION: MARLINS/PADRES OVER 7.5

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