Dodgers vs. Marlins - 5/11/15 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Miami Marlins (15-17) at Los Angeles Dodgers (20-10)
MLB Baseball: Monday, May 11, 2015 at 10:10 pm (Dodger Stadium)
T Koehler (2-3) (5.18) vs. Z Greinke (5-0) (1.56)
The Line: Los Angeles Dodgers -193 / Miami Marlins +183 --- Over/Under: 7 See the Latest Odds
The Los Angeles Dodgers and the Miami Marlins face off on Monday at Dodger Stadium for game one of their MLB series.
The Los Angeles Dodgers lead the National League West as they sit 10 games over .500. The Dodgers are 8-2 in their last 10 games, 13-2 at home, and they have win their last three games. As a team the Dodgers are hitting .263 with Adrian Gonzalez hitting .377, Yasmani Grandal hitting .307, and Howie Kendrick is hitting .288. The Dodgers pitching staff has an ERA of 3.15 with the starters at 3.80 and the bullpen at 1.92. For game one against the Marlins the Dodgers start Zack Greinke who has allowed 25 hits and seven earned runs while striking out 34 over 40.1 innings for a 5-0 record and a 1.56 ERA.
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The Miami Marlins are overcoming their poor start to get back into the race in the National League East. Miami is 5-5 in their last 10 games, 7-10 on the road, and they are 5.5 games behind the Mets. As a team the Marlins are hitting .269 with Dee Gordon hitting .439, Adeiny Hechavarria hitting .308, and Martin Prado hitting .295. The Marlins pitching staff has an ERA of 3.92 with the starters at 3.78 and the bullpen at 4.16. For game one against the Dodgers the Marlins start Tom Koehler who has allowed 33 hits and 19 earned runs while striking out 23 over 33 innings for a 2-3 record and a 5.18 ERA.
Los Angeles is 7-2 against a team with a losing record, 10-4 against the NL East, and 27-7 in Greinke’s last 34 home starts. Miami is 12-5 in their last 17 games, 4-11 on the road against a right-handed starter, and 2-7 in Koehler’s last nine starts as an underdog. Miami is 1-4 in their last five games in Los Angeles.
Greinke has been one of the best pitchers in the NL this season and the Dodgers have been nearly unbeatable at home so they are the play here.