Phillies vs. Marlins - 5/16/16 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Miami Marlins (20-17) at Philadelphia Phillies (22-16)
MLB Baseball: Monday, May 16, 2016 at 7:05 pm (Citizens Bank Park)
Adam Conley (2-2) (3.71) vs. Jerad Eickhoff (1-5) (4.43)
The Line: Philadelphia Phillies -110 / Miami Marlins -110 --- Over/Under: 7.5 See the Latest Odds
The Miami Marlins and Philadelphia Phillies begin a three-game series Monday night.
The Miami Marlins look to keep rolling after winning 12 of their last 18 games. The Marlins have scored 16 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in 10 of their last 14 games. The Miami Marlins are tough to beat when the offense shows up, as they’ve won seven of their last nine games when scoring more than three runs. Martin Prado leads Miami with 49 hits, Giancarlo Stanton has 25 RBI and Marcell Ozuna has six home runs. Adam Conley gets the ball, and he’s 2-2 with a 3.72 ERA and 38 strikeouts this season. Conley is 0-1 with a 2.00 ERA and 15 strikeouts in his career against the Phillies.
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The Philadelphia Phillies look for another win after winning six of their last eight games. The Phillies have allowed 14 runs in their last three games and three or less runs in 10 of their last 18 games. The Philadelphia Phillies have an ERA of 3.74 and have won 18 straight games when allowing three or less runs. Offensively, Odubel Herrera leads Philadelphia with 45 hits, Maikel Franco has 22 RBI and Freddy Galvis has four home runs. Jerad Eickhoff takes the hill, and he’s 1-5 with a 4.43 ERA and 36 strikeouts this season. This will be Eickhoff’s second career game against the Marlins.
The Marlins are 5-1 in their last 6 during game 1 of a series and 7-3 in Conleys last 10 road starts. The Phillies are 5-2 in their last 7 during game 1 of a series and 1-4 in Eickhoffs last 5 starts. The Marlins are 16-35 in the last 51 meetings in Philadelphia.
Both teams are playing very well as of late, but Eickhoff hasn't given the Phillies much at all this season. Meanwhile, Conley has allowed a combined nine hits in his last three starts. Have to go with the Marlins and the low line here.