Marlins vs. Reds - 7/11/15 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Cincinnati Reds (38-45) at Miami Marlins (36-50)
MLB Baseball: Saturday, July 11, 2015 at 4:10 pm (Marlins Park)
Raisel Iglesias vs. M Latos (3-6) (4.90)
The Line: Miami Marlins -115 / Cincinnati Reds +105 --- Over/Under: 7 See the Latest Odds
TV: FSN-OH, FSN-FL
The Cincinnati Reds and Miami Marlins play game three of their series Saturday afternoon.
The Cincinnati Reds look for a win after splitting their last 10 games. The Reds have scored six runs in their last three games and three or less runs in six of their last seven games. The Reds have lost four of their last six games when scoring three or less runs. Todd Frazier leads Cincinnati with 94 hits and 55 RBI while Joey Votto and Brandon Phillips have combined for 73 RBI. The Cincinnati Reds have split their last eight road games. Raisel Iglesias gets the ball, and he’s 1-1 with a 5.11 ERA and 25 strikeouts this season. This will be Iglesias’ first career game against the Marlins.
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The Miami Marlins need a win after losing five of their last six games. The Marlins have scored five runs in their last three games and three or less runs in seven straight games. The Marlins have lost five of their last six games when scoring three or less runs. Dee Gordon leads Miami with 119 hits and 21 RBI while Adeiny Hechavarria and Christian Yelich have combined for 51 RBI. The Miami Marlins have won five of their last seven home games. Mat Latos takes the hill, and he’s 3-6 with a 4.90 ERA and 67 strikeouts this season. Latos is 1-1 with a 2.70 ERA and 16 strikeouts in his career against the Reds.
The Reds are 8-3 in their last 11 during game 3 of a series and 0-5 in their last 5 Saturday games. The Marlins are 8-3 in their last 11 Saturday games and 1-5 in their last 6 during game 3 of a series. The Reds are 7-2 in the last 9 meetings in Miami.
I have little cofnidence in either of these teams. However, Latos does know the Reds lineup pretty well after playing with them for many years. I give the slight edge to the fish based on that.