Philadelphia Phillies (23-24) vs. Miami Marlins (22-24)
May 25, 2021 6:40 pm EDT
The Line: Miami Marlins -130 / Philadelphia Phillies +120; Over/Under: +7
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The Philadelphia Phillies and Miami Marlins meet Tuesday in MLB action at loanDepot park.
The Philadelphia Phillies need a win after losing seven of their last nine games. The Phillies have scored 15 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in four of their last eight games. The Phillies have won five of their last seven games when scoring four or more runs. Rhys Hoskins leads the Phillies with 47 hits and 27 RBI while Jean Segura and Alec Bohm have combined for 79 hits and 36 RBI. Vince Velasquez gets the ball, and he is 1-0 with a 3.52 ERA and 40 strikeouts this season. Velasquez is 4-4 with a 4.88 ERA and 80 strikeouts in his career against the Marlins.
The Miami Marlins look for a win after winning five of their last six games. The Marlins have scored 17 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in four of their last eight games. The Marlins have won seven of their last nine games when scoring four or more runs. Miguel Rojas leads the Marlins with 46 hits and 17 RBI while Jesus Aguilar and Corey Dickerson have combined for 81 hits and 46 RBI. Sandy Alcantara gets the ball, and he is 2-3 with a 3.63 ERA and 60 strikeouts this season. Alcantara is 5-1 with a 2.44 ERA and 43 strikeouts in his career against the Phillies.
The Phillies are 19-39 in their last 58 road games and 1-4 in their last 5 during game 2 of a series. The Marlins are 7-3 in their last 10 home games and 18-39 in their last 57 during game 2 of a series. The under is 6-1 in Phillies last 7 road games. The under is 4-1 in Marlins last 5 overall. The Phillies are 1-4 in the last 5 meetings in Miami and 1-5 in the last 6 meetings.
The Philadelphia Phillies continue to pile up the losses and they haven’t looked all that competitive in a lot of these games. The Miami Marlins are playing their best ball of the season, they’re starting to get players back from injury and Sandy Alcantara has been more than impressive this season, and he’s owned the Phillies throughout his short career. No reason not to side with the fish and the cheap price here.