We delivered another winner for the visitors here as the Washington Nationals and Houston Astros played under the total of 7 ½ runs as the past three games from this NL series all go below the posted total. Jordan Zimmermann gave Washington a good six innings allowing no earned runs and three hits with 11 strikeouts to a bad Houston Astros hitting lineup. The good Nationals bullpen enters and throws three scoreless innings to complete the shutout. After Lucas Harrell allows two earned run in five innings the Astros bullpen came in and allowed three earned runs in the final four innings to complete the under in this game. The best betting pick from Major League Baseball on Friday comes from the National League contest between the LA Dodgers and Miami Marlins. The Dodgers and Marlins begin on Friday night from Miami at 7PM Eastern Time and the MLB package will deliver the live national television broadcast. Our MLB best bet tonight will be to play the LA Dodgers and Miami Marlins to play under the total of 7 runs. The betting odds from this MLB pick came courtesy of Oddsmaker sportsbook.
The betting odds opened up in this contest with the road team LA Dodgers favored by -159 odds with the return on the Miami Marlins at +149 odds. The run total opened up at 7 runs. Money early has come on the underdog as the LA Dodgers are now favored by -150 odds while the return on the Miami Marlins is now set at +140 odds. The run over under has not moved off the opener of seven runs. Run line bettors laying the -1 ½ runs with the LA Dodgers will get back -105 odds. Those who get the +1 ½ run head start with the Miami Marlins will lay -115 odds for a wager on the run line.
The pitching matchup tonight favors a low scoring game as lefty Clayton Kershaw is on the mound for the Dodgers as he goes head to head against Mark Buehrle for Miami. Kershaw is in good form right now as the LA ace has allowed just one earned run total in his past two starts working 16 innings. Mark Buerle returns home after two rough road outings. The Marlins veteran hurler has pitched very well on his home field with an ERA of 2.69 and WHIP of 1.14 in 11 starts and nearly 74 innings of work. Starting pitchers go deep tonight leading to the under at best online sportsbooks.