Marlins vs. Cubs - 6/2/15 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Chicago Cubs (27-22) at Miami Marlins (20-32)
MLB Baseball: Tuesday, June 2, 2015 at 7:10 pm (Marlins Park)
K Hendricks (1-1) (3.76) vs. () ()
The Line: Miami Marlins -102 / Chicago Cubs -108 --- Over/Under: 7.5 See the Latest Odds
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The Chicago Cubs and Miami Marlins play game two of their series Tuesday night.
The Chicago Cubs look for a win after splitting their last eight games. The Cubs have scored 11 runs in their last three games and three or less runs in five of their last seven games. The Cubs have split their last six games when scoring three or less runs. Anthony Rizzo leads Chicago with 56 hits and 30 RBI while Starlin Castro and Kris Bryant have combined for 58 RBI. The Chicago Cubs have won four of their last six road games. Kyle Hendricks gets the ball, and he’s 1-1 with a 3.76 ERA and 41 strikeouts this season. This is Hendricks’ first career game against the Marlins.
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The Miami Marlins need a win after losing five of their last seven games. The Marlins have scored 13 runs in their last three games and three or less runs in five of their last seven games. The Marlins have lost five straight when scoring three or less runs. The Miami Marlins have lost six of their last eight home games. Dee Gordon leads Miami with 78 hits and 14 RBI while Martin Prado and Giancarlo Stanton have combined for 65 RBI. Brad Hand takes the hill, and he’s 0-1 with a 4.50 ERA and 20 strikeouts this season. This will be Hand’s first career game against the Cubs.
The Cubs are 6-0 in their last 6 during game 2 of a series and 14-5 in Hendricks' last 19 starts. The Marlins are 2-5 in their last 7 during game 2 of a series and 7-19 in Hands last 26 starts. The Cubs are 6-2 in the last 8 meetings in Miami.
I've pretty much given up on the Marlins, as this entire team and coaching staff is a joke. Also, due to injuries, this will be a game where the Marlins will rely mainly on bullpen guys. Give me the Cubs.