Washington Nationals vs Miami Marlins 05/18/2022 – The Washington Nationals will lock horns with the Miami Marlins at Loan Depot Park on Wednesday evening. This will be the third and final game of a series between the two teams. The Washington Nationals are in the last position of the NL East, with a record of 12-26. The Miami Marlins are in the third position, two spots below the ruling New York Mets. The Nationals are seeking a win after losing in the second game of the series. MLB odds today foresee a win for the Miami Marlins in this game.
Washington Nationals vs Miami Marlins 05/18/2022
|When:||Wednesday, May 18, 6:40 PM ET|
|Where:||LoanDepot Park, Miami, Florida|
The Washington Nationals are coming into this game after losing five games out of their last six played and have scored three runs in their last three games. The Washington offense is led by Josh Bell who has posted 43 hits so far, along with 22 RBIs in this current season. Cesar Hernandez and Maikel Franco have a combo score of 80 hits and 28 ribbies. On the mound against the Miami Marlins, the Washington Nationals will be posting Josiah Gray. Gray is currently 4-3 with a 4.34 ERA.
Players to watch: Cesar Hernandez 2B (GP 37, AB 153, R 20, H 41, 2B 7, 3B 0, HR 0, RBI 7, TB 48, BB 10, SO 33, SB 2, AVG 0.268, OBP 0.321, SLG 0.314, OPS 0.635, WAR 0.5), Maikel Franco 3B (GP 37, AB 140, R 12, H 36, 2B 10, 3B 0, HR 3, RBI 21, TB 55, BB 6, SO 30, SB 0, AVG 0.257, OBP 0.284, SLG 0.393, OPS 0.677, WAR 0.2).
The Miami Marlins have won five games out of their last ten played and have scored 16 runs in the last three games. The Miami offense is led by Jesus Aguilar who has posted 35 hits and 17 RBIs. Jazz Chisholm Jr. and Garrett Cooper have a combo score of 61 hits and 37 RBIs in this baseball season. The Miami Marlins will be handing the ball to Pablo Lopez who is now 4-1 with a 1.05 ERA. In his career against the Nationals, the pitcher is 4-2 with a 4.53 ERA.
Players to watch: Jorge Soler RF (GP 35, AB 133, R 13, H 26, 2B 5, 3B 0, HR 7, RBI 18, TB 52, BB 16, SO 40, SB 0, AVG 0.195, OBP 0.287, SLG 0.391, OPS 0.678, WAR 0.4), Jesus Aguilar 1B (GP 33, AB 123, R 11, H 33, 2B 4, 3B 0, HR 5, RBI 17, TB 52, BB 14, SO 35, SB 0, AVG 0.268, OBP 0.336, SLG 0.423, OPS 0.758, WAR 0.2).
Washington Nationals vs Miami Marlins Betting Numbers
Washington are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games.
Nationals are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games against Miami.
Washington are 1-5 SU in their last 6 games on the road.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Washington’s last 5 games when playing on the road against Miami.
Washington are 1-5 SU in their last 6 games against an opponent in the National League.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Miami’s last 6 games.
Miami are 4-11 SU in their last 15 games.
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Miami’s last 8 games at home.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Miami’s last 5 games when playing at home against Washington.
Miami are 4-10 SU in their last 14 games against an opponent in the National League.
Washington Nationals vs Miami Marlins Betting Picks
The Washington Nationals are undoubtedly the weaker team in this pairing. The Miami Marlins have a very strong record of winning against the Nationals in their face-offs and are expected to win this game as well as per the latest MLB betting trends.
Score Prediction: Marlins 5, Nationals 2.