Marlins vs. Braves - 9/27/15 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Atlanta Braves (62-92) at Miami Marlins (67-87)
MLB Baseball: Sunday, September 27, 2015 at 1:10 pm (Marlins Park)
S Miller (5-16) (3.05) vs. T Koehler (10-14) (4.00)
The Line: Miami Marlins -132 / Atlanta Braves +122 --- Over/Under: 7.5 See the Latest Odds
The Miami Marlins look to sweep the Atlanta Braves Sunday afternoon.
The Atlanta Braves look for a win after splitting their last 10 games. The Braves have scored 19 runs in their last three games and three or less runs in seven of their last 10 games. The Braves have split their last eight when scoring three or less runs. Nick Markakis leads Atlanta with 175 hits and 51 RBI while Andrelton Simmons and Cameron Maybin have combined for 98 RBI. The Atlanta Braves have lost six of their last 10 road games. Shelby Miller gets the nod, and he’s 5-16 with a 3.00 ERA and 162 strikeouts this season. Miller is 2-3 with a 2.61 ERA and 24 strikeouts in his career against the Marlins.
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The Miami Marlins look for a win after winning six of their last 10 games. The Marlins have scored 19 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in six of their last 10 games. The Marlins have won six of their last seven when scoring more than three runs. Dee Gordon leads Miami with 194 hits and 43 RBI while Martin Prado and Christian Yelich have combined for 99 RBI. The Miami Marlins have won eight of their last 10 home games. Tom Koehler takes the hill, and he’s 10-14 with a 3.94 ERA and 130 strikeouts this season. Koehler is 1-4 with a 3.13 ERA and 54 strikeouts in his career against the Braves.
The Braves are 6-16 in their last 22 during game 3 of a series and 6-21 in Millers last 27 starts. The Marlins are 5-2 in their last 7 during game 3 of a series and 3-8 in Koehlers last 11 starts. The Marlins are 2-7 in Koehlers last 9 starts vs. Braves.
The fish have been red hot on their home field and likely want to end things at home with a victory. I like Miami to complete the sweep and get another victory at Marlins Park.