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Miami Marlins vs San Diego Padres 08/11/2021 MLB Preview, Spread and Game Analysis
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Miami Marlins vs San Diego Padres 08/11/2021 – The Miami Marlins will enter this game riding a five-game losing streak. The Marlins will conclude their three-game series against the Padres from Petco Park in San Diego, California. The baseball sportsbook predictions have been against the Marlins for this series as the Padres hold a better shot in winning. The San Diego Padres remain at the third spot in the NL West Division play behind the Dodgers. Miami is stuck at the bottom of the NL East Division and they are three-plus games behind the Nationals.
Miami Marlins vs San Diego Padres 08/11/2021
The Miami Marlins have experienced a major struggle right from the start of this season. The Marlins failed to make it past opponents in their division and are holding a 47-67 record on the season. Miami is now 20 games behind the .500 mark. Sandy Alcantara will be sent to the mound as their starter in this game. The righty is holding a 6-10 record on the season with an ERA of 3.70 and 121 Ks in total. Miguel Rojas is the leader in batting with an average of .273. Jesus Aguilar is the home runs and RBI leader with 20 and 79.
Players to watch: Jesus Aguilar 1B (GP 108, AB 376, R 40, H 99, 2B 20, 3B 0, HR 20, RBI 79, TB 179, BB 38, SO 80, SB 0, AVG 0.263, OBP 0.33, SLG 0.476, OPS 0.806, WAR 1.5), Miguel Rojas SS (GP 90, AB 337, R 50, H 92, 2B 23, 3B 3, HR 6, RBI 28, TB 139, BB 26, SO 53, SB 11, AVG 0.273, OBP 0.332, SLG 0.412, OPS 0.744, WAR 2.6).
San Diego Padres
The San Diego Padres will look forward to sweeping the Marlins with Ryan Weathers on the mound as their starting pitcher. Weathers is holding a 4-4 record on the season with an ERA of 4.26 and 49 Ks in total. Manny Machado is the key for the Padres since Fernando Tatis, Jr. is injured. The Padres smashed six runs in their last game and gave up five to the Marlins. San Diego has won a total of 66 games on the season after dropping 49 in return. The Padres will enter this game riding a four-game winning streak.
Players to watch: Jake Cronenworth 2B (GP 111, AB 418, R 75, H 115, 2B 25, 3B 5, HR 16, RBI 53, TB 198, BB 39, SO 67, SB 4, AVG 0.275, OBP 0.348, SLG 0.474, OPS 0.821, WAR 4.3), Manny Machado 3B (GP 106, AB 386, R 71, H 111, 2B 23, 3B 2, HR 21, RBI 78, TB 201, BB 47, SO 75, SB 9, AVG 0.288, OBP 0.36, SLG 0.521, OPS 0.88, WAR 4).
Miami Marlins vs San Diego Padres Betting Numbers
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Miami’s last 5 games.
San Diego Padres
The total has gone OVER in 8 of San Diego’s last 10 games.
Miami Marlins vs San Diego Padres Betting Picks
The MLB spread betting odds are clearly in favor of the Padres to sweep the Marlins in this game and cover the spread. San Diego has an easy shot against a weak Miami squad. The Padres are one of the favorites to reach the postseason.
Score Prediction: Padres 8, Marlins 3.