Marlins at Dodgers - 4/25/16 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Miami Marlins (6-11) at Los Angeles Dodgers (12-7)
MLB Baseball: Monday, April 25, 2016 at 10:10 pm (Dodger Stadium)
W Chen (0-1) (4.91) vs. Ross Stripling (0-0) (2.65)
The Line: Los Angeles Dodgers -147 / Miami Marlins +137 --- Over/Under: 7.5 See the Latest Odds
The Miami Marlins and Los Angeles Dodgers begin a four-game series Monday night at Dodger Stadium.
The Miami Marlins look for back-to-back wins for just the second time this season. The Marlins scored five runs in their Sunday win over the Giants but have produced three or less runs in seven of their last 12 games. The Miami Marlins have the offense to be a far better team and are 5-3 this season when scoring more than three runs. Christian Yelich leads Miami with 22 hits, Giancarlo Stanton has 11 RBI and Marcell Ozuna has two home runs. Wei-Yin Chen gets the ball, and he’s 0-1 with a 4.91 ERA and 16 strikeouts this season. This will be Chen’s second career game against the Dodgers.
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The Los Angeles Dodgers look to keep rolling after winning eight of their last 11 games. The Dodgers offense is coming off a Sunday performance in which they produced 12 runs. The Los Angeles Dodgers, a lineup that has a ton of offensive talent, is 7-3 this season when scoring more than three runs. Adrian Gonzalez leads Los Angeles with 26 hits, Corey Seager has 12 RBI and Yasiel Puig has one home run. Ross Stripling takes the hill, and he’s 0-0 with a 2.65 ERA and 13 strikeouts this season. This will be Stripling’s first career game against the Marlins.
The Marlins are 1-7 in their last 8 vs. National League West and 5-14 in their last 19 Monday games. The Dodgers are 1-4 in their last 5 during game 1 of a series and 5-1 in their last 6 home games vs. a left-handed starter. The Marlins are 2-6 in the last 8 meetings in Los Angeles.
Both lineups are coming off breakout performances, and they each have the firepower to put some more runs on the board this series. With these two pitchers on the mound, this total is a tad bit too low. I like the over in this spot.