The Miami Marlins have lost their last three games but it’s the 78 other losses they have taken this year that makes it all the worse. The Marlins are 4-6 in their last 10 games, 32-37 at home this season, and they are 26.5 games back in the NL East. For game one against the Reds Miami starts Jacob Turner who has lost his only two decisions since being traded from Detroit. MLB odds can be found at Oddsmaker sportsbook.
The Cincinnati Reds have run away with the National League Central and should be clinching a spot in the post season in the near future. The Reds are 6-4 in their last 10 games, 40-29 on the road this season, and they have an 11.5 game lead in the NL Central, the largest current lead of any division leader. For game one at Miami Cincinnati starts Bronson Arroyo who has won his last five decisions. For the season Arroyo has allowed 180 hits and 72 earned runs while striking out 112 over 117 innings of work for a 3.66 ERA.
Miami is 4-9 in their last 13 games following a loss, 2-6 in their last eight home games, and 1-4 in their last five games overall. Cincinnati is 19-7 in their last 26 road games, 43-19 in their last 62 games overall, and 6-0 in Arroyo’s last six starts.
We expect both pitchers to struggle tonight as we expect Arroyo to come back to Earth a bit. Give us the over for total runs scored in this game at best sportsbooks online.