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Miami Marlins vs Philadelphia Phillies 05/19/2021 Game Analysis, Tips and Forecast
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Miami Marlins vs Philadelphia Phillies 05/19/2021 – Miami Marlins will enter their second game of a three-game series against Philadelphia Phillies from Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Marlins are sitting at fourth place in the National League East Division play. Miami is ahead of the Nationals and is trailing the Braves. Philadelphia Phillies enter this game sitting at the second spot in the NL East. The Phillies are behind the Mets and are above the Braves. The top online sportsbook predictions are up and running as these teams battle in an exciting NL East Division clash.
Miami Marlins vs Philadelphia Phillies 05/19/2021
The Miami Marlins seem to be struggling to get past some of their opponents as they continue to hold an 18-23 record on the season. The Marlins are five games behind the .500 mark after dropping their series opener against the Phillies. Miami was unable to do much from the pitching end after giving up eight runs. From the plate, the Marlins scored just three in return. Miguel Rojas is the leader in batting with a clip of .284. Miami will turn in Trevor Rodgers as their starter in this game. Rodgers is holding a 5-2 record on the season with an ERA of 1.84.
Players to watch: M. Rojas SS (GP 38, AB 138, R 27, H 40, 2B 12, 3B 2, HR 2, RBI 14, TB 62, BB 13, SO 23, SB 4, AVG 0.29, OBP 0.364, SLG 0.449, OPS 0.813, WAR 1.2), J. Aguilar 1B (GP 39, AB 135, R 18, H 37, 2B 8, 3B 0, HR 9, RBI 32, TB 72, BB 18, SO 25, SB 0, AVG 0.274, OBP 0.357, SLG 0.533, OPS 0.89, WAR 1).
The Phillies will enter this game holding a 22-20 record on the season. Philadelphia turned out to be one of those dominating teams in the NL East Division play. The Phillies dropped their last three-game series against Toronto Blue Jays with a 1-2 final record. Bryce Harper has taken the lead from the plate with a batting clip of .307. Rhys Hoskins is the home run leader with eight and RBI leader with 23. Philadelphia will turn in their favorite Zach Eflin to the mound as their starter. The righty is holding a 2-2 record on the season with an ERA of 2.86.
Players to watch: R. Hoskins 1B (GP 42, AB 160, R 26, H 41, 2B 11, 3B 0, HR 8, RBI 23, TB 76, BB 13, SO 50, SB 1, AVG 0.256, OBP 0.32, SLG 0.475, OPS 0.795, WAR 0.5), A. Bohm 3B (GP 42, AB 157, R 18, H 36, 2B 7, 3B 0, HR 4, RBI 23, TB 55, BB 8, SO 44, SB 3, AVG 0.229, OBP 0.26, SLG 0.35, OPS 0.611, WAR -0.8).
Miami Marlins vs Philadelphia Phillies Betting Numbers
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Miami’s last 9 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Philadelphia’s last 8 games.
Miami Marlins vs Philadelphia Phillies Betting Picks
The Phillies have been on fire with their batting unit scoring in big numbers. Back Philadelphia to get past the Marlins and build on their success with Eflin on the mound. The mlb picks for tonight favor the Phillies to win and cover the spread.
Score Prediction: Phillies 5, Marlins 2.