The Philadelphia Phillies continue their series from Miami as they face the Marlins again on Tuesday. Up to date betting odds for this game and all others can be found at Top Bet sportsbook.
The Marlins have struggled all season and continued that trend with a loss on Tuesday. They were shutout by the Phillies and only amassed 7 hits as a team. Nathan Eovaldi took the loss on the mound allowing three runs over five innings of work. Tonight the Marlins will send Josh Johnson to the hill. Johnson is pitching to a 3.88 ERA in 139 innings of work this season.
The Phillies are finally healthy and they showed signs of that with their win vs. Miami on Tuesday. Cole Hamels pitched his second shutout in a row and has now pitched 22 consecutive innings of scoreless baseball. Kyle Kendrick will try and duplicate that performance tonight for the Phils. He is pitching to a 4.86 ERA in 96 innings pitched this season.
Miami is 4-1 in their last five game two of a series, 8-18 in their last 26 games overall, and 4-0 in Johnson’s last four home starts against a team with a losing record. Philadelphia is 6-0 in their last six games against a team with a losing record, 9-22 in their last 31 against the NL East, and 0-4 in Kendirck’s last four starts. Philadelphia is 1-5 in the last six meetings of these two.
It is tough to pick the Marlins right now. They do however have a huge edge in starting pitching however. Give us the Marlins as a moneyline favorite in this game at home but first check sports odds.