Arizona Diamondbacks vs. Miami Marlins - 7/22/15 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Miami Marlins (39-55) at Arizona Diamondbacks (43-49)
MLB Baseball: Wednesday, July 22, 2015 at 9:40 pm (Chase Field)
J Fernandez (2-0) (2.37) vs. Robbie Ray (3-4) (2.29)
The Line: Arizona Diamondbacks +120 / Miami Marlins -130 --- Over/Under: 8 See the Latest Odds
TV: FS-Florida, FS-Arizona
The Arizona Diamondbacks and the Miami Marlins face off on Wednesday in Arizona in game three of their MLB series.
The Arizona Diamondbacks were unable to muster much offense on Tuesday as they lost to the Marlins. A.J. Pollock had two hits and Paul Goldschmidt, David Peralta, and Yasmany Tomas all had hits as the Diamondbacks failed to score on five hits. Starting pitcher Jeremy Hellickson allowed five hits and two runs while striking out six over 7.0 innings to take the loss and fall to 6-6 for the season. For Wednesday’s game the Diamondbacks start Robbie Ray who has allowed 47 hits and 14 runs while striking out 46 over 55 innings for a 3-4 record and a 2.29 ERA.
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The Miami Marlins bounced back from Monday’s loss to win in Arizona on Tuesday. Michael Morse hit a home run and Christian Yelich, J.T. Realmuto, and Adeiny Hechavarria each had two hits as the Marlins scored three runs on nine hits. Starting pitcher Mat Latos allowed four hits and struck out seven over 7.0 scoreless innings to get the win and raise his record to 4-6 and A.J. Ramos earned his 15th save. For Wednesday’s game the Marlins start Jose Fernandez who has allowed 17 hits and five earned runs while striking out 21 over 19 innings for a 2-0 record and a 2.37 ERA.
Arizona is 13-28 in game three of a series, 1-6 in their last seven home games, and 0-4 in Ray’s last four home starts. Miami is 5-1 against the NL West, 0-4 against a left-handed starter, and 21-8 in Fernandez’s last 29 starts. Miami is 2-5 in their last seven meetings with Arizona.
I am not expecting much offense and my free pick in this one is the under. My stronger pick is on the winning team and I will post that in the Premium Area as well as on the App.