The Marlins and the Dodgers will meet for the conclusion of their series down in Miami. All odds and trends for all games can be found at Oddsmaker sportsbook.
This has definitely been a disappointing season for the Marlins, but they showed some fight in Saturday in a win versus the Dodgers. They scored 7 runs on 11 hits and won behind the arm of Ricky Nolasco. This afternoon Miami will start Wade LeBlanc whomakes his third start since transitioning from the bullpen. In 24 innings Leblanc is pitching to a 1.50 ERA.
The Dodgers are in a real battle for the division and their loss on Saturday put them further back of the first place Giants. Matt Kemp led the way for the Dodgers with three hits, but they could not pull out the win. This afternoon the Dodgers will start Chris Capuano who has losses in his last three starts. He is pitching solid overall this season pitching to a 3.29 ERA in 142 innings of work.
Miami is 8-16 in their last 24 games overall, 13-5 in their last 18 against the NL West, and 2-7 in their last nine game three of a series. Los Angeles is 4-1 in their last five road games, 5-1 in their last six against the NL East, and 1-5 in Capuano’s last six starts. Los Angeles is 4-2 in their last six meetings of these two.
The Dodgers are the better team overall, but we think Miami will close the series out with a win. Take Miami has a very slight home underdog at the sportsbook.