Los Angeles Dodgers vs. Miami Marlins - 5/19/17 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Miami Marlins (14-26) at Los Angeles Dodgers (24-18)
MLB Baseball: Friday, May 19, 2017 at 10:10 pm (Dodger Stadium)
Justin Nicolino (0-0) (1.50) vs. A Wood (4-0) (2.27)
The Line: Los Angeles Dodgers -211 / Miami Marlins +195 --- Over/Under: 8 See the Latest Odds
TV: FSFL, SNLA
The Miami Marlins and Los Angeles Dodgers meet Friday in MLB action at Dodger Stadium.
The Miami Marlins are desperate for a victory after losing 10 of their last 12 games. The Marlins have scored just six runs in their last four games and three or less runs in each of their last six games. The Miami Marlins have lost 20 of their last 22 games when scoring five or less runs. Marcell Ozuna leads the Marlins with 45 hits and 29 RBI while Christian Yelich and J.T. Realmuto have combined for 83 hits and 37 RBI. Justin Nicolino gets the ball, and he is 0-0 with a 1.50 ERA and five strikeouts this season. Nicolino is 1-1 with a 3.97 ERA and four strikeouts in his career against the Dodgers.
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The Los Angeles Dodgers look to stay hot after winning 10 of their last 15 games. The Dodgers have scored 13 runs in their last two games and four or more runs in 13 of their last 15 games. The Los Angeles Dodgers have won 15 of their last 18 games when scoring more than three runs. Justin Turner leads the Dodgers with 53 hits and 17 RBI while Corey Seager and Yasiel Puig have combined for 79 hits and 45 RBI. Alex Wood gets the ball, and he is 4-0 with a 2.27 ERA and 48 strikeouts this season. Wood is 4-3 with a 3.42 ERA and 48 strikeouts in his career against the Marlins.
The Marlins are 9-23 in their last 32 during game 2 of a series, 0-4 in their last 4 Friday games and 0-4 in Nicolinos last 4 starts with 4 days of rest. The Dodgers are 6-1 in their last 7 during game 2 of a series, 5-2 in Woods last 7 home starts and 59-25 in their last 84 home games. The Marlins are 5-1 in the last 6 meetings in Los Angeles, 6-2 in the last 8 meetings and the over is 39-16-5 in the last 60 meetings.
The Marlins still can't score runs and they still look like a team that wants to be anywhere but the baseball field. The losses are piling up along with the injuries, there's no energy and they seem like a team that's mailed it in already in May. Meanwhile, the Dodgers are producing in truckkloads and are throwing a pitcher out there who has allowed just seven hits and zero runs in his last 11 innings. Have to take the Dodgers here.