Marlins vs. Reds - 7/9/15 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Cincinnati Reds (38-44) at Miami Marlins (35-49)
MLB Baseball: Thursday, July 9, 2015 at 7:10 pm (Marlins Park)
David Holmberg vs. J Fernandez (1-0) (4.50)
The Line: Miami Marlins -175 / Cincinnati Reds +165 --- Over/Under: 7.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: FSN-OH, FSN-FL
The Cincinnati Reds and Miami Marlins begin a four-game series Thursday night.
The Cincinnati Reds look for a win after splitting their last eight games. The Reds have scored nine runs in their last three games and three or less runs in five of their last six games. The Reds have lost six of their last eight games when scoring three or less runs. Todd Frazier leads Cincinnati with 92 hits and 55 RBI while Joey Votto and Jay Bruce have combined for 83 RBI. The Cincinnati Reds have split their last eight road games. David Holmberg gets the ball, and he was 2-2 with a 4.80 ERA and 18 strikeouts last season. This will be Holmberg’s first career game against the Marlins.
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The Miami Marlins need a win to snap a four-game losing streak. The Marlins have scored six runs in their last three games and three or less runs in five straight games. The Marlins have lost seven of their last nine games when scoring three or less runs. Dee Gordon leads Miami with 117 hits and 21 RBI while Adeiny Hechavarria and Christian Yelich have combined for 51 RBI. The Miami Marlins have won four of their last five home games. Jose Fernandez takes the hill, and he’s 1-0 with a 4.50 ERA and six strikeouts this season. Fernandez is 0-1 with a 5.73 ERA and nine strikeouts in his career against the Reds.
The Reds are 13-6 in their last 19 vs. National League East and 15-46 in their last 61 games as a road underdog. The Marlins are 1-6 in their last 7 vs. National League Central and 20-7 in Fernandezs last 27 starts. The Reds are 7-1 in the last 8 meetings in Miami and 11-4 in the last 15 meetings overall.
The Marlins aren't scoring runs whatsoever without Stanton in the lineup. When you add the fact Fernandez is on the hill, I like the under to hit here.