Miami Marlins at Philadelphia Phillies 9/9/23 - MLB Betting Picks and Odds
Miami Marlins vs. Philadelphia Phillies
MLB: 6:05 PM EST
Sep. 09, 2023
Latest Odds : PHI -190 ; O/U 9
The Miami Marlins remain on the road Saturday night with game two of three in Philadelphia. Miami is 4 games with .500 following a 10 run loss to the Los Angeles Dodgers that ended a lengthy winning streak. Johnny Cueto will get the ball Saturday night for the ninth time this season. Through eight appearances Cueto has given up 24 runs in 37.1 innings of work resulting in a 1-3 record overall and a 5.54 ERA.
Offensively Miami has been mediocre this season with a .259 team average as the Marlins has scored 576 runs in 140 games played. Luis Arraez leads the Miami offense with a .353 batting average and carries a .396 on base percentage. Jorge Soler is the power in the Miami lineup leading the team with 35 home runs and 71 RBIs.
The Philadelphia Phillies continue a home stand Saturday 15 games above .500 after winning three of the last four following a four run win over the San Diego Padres. The Philadelphia offense has carried the team this season as the Phillies have scored 678 runs on 1240 hits. The Philadelphia power has shined as well as the Phillies have a .441 slugging percentage to go along with 184 total home runs. Bryson Stott is the most consistent bat in the Philadelphia lineup leading the team with a .294 batting average. Kyle Schwarber leads the way with 41 home runs and 90 RBIs.
Zach Wheeler got the victory for Philadelphia in their last game after giving up no runs on one hit across six innings of work. The Philadelphia lineup led the way with twelve hits in 39 at bats including three with runners in scoring position. Bryce Harper provided the most pop in the Philadelphia lineup with one hit in four at bats to drive in two runs, while three other Phillies drove in one run each.
Recent Betting Trends:
* Miami are 6-1 SU in their last 7 games.
* Miami are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games on the road.
* The total has gone OVER in 6 of Philadelphia's last 9 games.
* Philadelphia are 10-5 SU in their last 15 games.
* The total has gone OVER in 6 of Miami's last 6 games.
Free Betting Pick: Philadelphia Phillies -1.5
The Philadelphia Phillies are chasing the #1 spot in the WC and must continue to win. The Phillies have a huge edge on the mound and will use that strength and their lineup to get the job done. Take Philadelphia Saturday to get the home win against the Marlins. Final Score Prediction, Philadelphia Phillies win and cover 7-1.