Marlins at Tigers - 6/28/16 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Miami Marlins (41-35) at Detroit Tigers (38-38)
MLB Baseball: Tuesday, June 28, 2016 at 7:10 pm (Comerica Park)
Adam Conley (4-4) (3.56) vs. M Pelfrey (1-7) (5.36)
The Line: Detroit Tigers / Miami Marlins --- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Miami Marlins and Detroit Tigers begin a short two-game series Tuesday night.
The Miami Marlins look to keep rolling after winning nine of their last 13 games. The Marlins have scored 19 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in eight of their last 13 games. The Miami Marlins offense has caught fire lately, and they’ve won 10 of their last 14 games when scoring more than three runs. Martin Prado leads Miami with 88 hits, Marcell Ozuna has 44 RBI and Christian Yelich has six home runs. Adam Conley gets the ball, and he’s 4-4 with a 3.56 ERA and 76 strikeouts this season. This will be Conley’s first career game against the Tigers.
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The Detroit Tigers could use a win after losing 10 of their last 18 games. The Tigers have allowed 22 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in 10 of their last 13 games. The Detroit Tigers have an ERA of 4.60 and have lost seven of their last 11 games when allowing more than three runs. Offensively, Ian Kinsler leads Detroit with 90 hits, Miguel Cabrera has 45 RBI and Nick Castellanos has 13 home runs. Mike Pelfrey takes the hill, and he’s 1-7 with a 4.91 ERA and 40 strikeouts this season. Pelfrey is 1-9 with a 5.40 ERA and 56 strikeouts in his career against the Marlins.
The Marlins are 4-1 in their last 5 during game 1 of a series and 2-5 in Conleys last 7 starts with 5 days of rest. The Tigers are 6-1 in their last 7 Tuesday games and 4-0 in Pelfreys last 4 home starts.
The Miami Marlins look like one of those teams that's starting to find its groove and is making a serious playoff push. Heck, even the division is a possiblity for the fish. Pelfrey is a horrible pitcher. Give me Miami on the road.