Marlins vs Nationals Odds, Lines & Spread (July 3)

Marlins vs Nationals Odds, Lines & Spread (July 3)

Miami Marlins pitcher Tanner Scott celebrates with teammate Jesus Aguilar

Jul 2, 2022; Washington, District of Columbia, USA; Miami Marlins relief pitcher Tanner Scott (66) and first baseman Jesus Aguilar (99) celebrate after the game against the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park. Mandatory Credit: Scott Taetsch-USA TODAY Sports

The Marlins are -140 road favorites over the Nationals on Sunday
Pablo Lopez (5-4, 2.98) will start for Miami against Erick Fedde (5-5, 4.40)
A look at the Marlins vs Nationals odds can be found below with a pick

The visiting Miami Marlins will attempt to beat the Washington Nationals again at 1:35 pm ET Sunday when the teams meet in the third game of a four-game series at Nationals Park.

The Marlins (36-40, 17-24 road) have won the first two games of the series, including 5-3 on Saturday, and three in a row overall. The Nationals (29-51, 14-29 home) are on a three-game skid.

Marlins vs Nationals Odds

Team
Moneyline
Runline
Total
Miami Marlins
-140
-1.5 (+115)
Over 8.5 (-115)
Washington Nationals
+115
+1.5 (-140)
Under 8.5 (-105)

Odds as of July 2nd at BetMGM.

 

 

The Marlins have a 58.33% implied win probability as -140 favorites. Miami’s World Series odds are +30000 and the Nationals’ odds are +100000.

There is a 20% chance of showers in the early afternoon, but the weather forecast calls for the skies to become sunny and the temperature to reach a high of 87 degrees with north wind at 3-6 mph.

Miami vs Washington Probable Pitchers

Pablo Lopez (5-4, 2.98) is scheduled to pitch for the Marlins against Erick Fedde (5-5, 4.40). Both will be working on five days of rest.

Lopez vs Fedde

5-4
Record
5-5
2.98
ERA
4.40
3.74
xERA
4.17
1.08
WHIP
1.44
3.67
SO/W
1.74

Lopez is coming off a rough outing in which he lost to the Cardinals on Monday in St. Louis. He was tagged for five runs and six hits in five innings while striking out five and walking one.

Paul Goldschmidt, good at baseball.

MLB’s OPS leader takes Pablo Lopez deep for his 19th HR of the season. 🚀

(via @MLB)pic.twitter.com/QIuSW1wAAM

— NBC Sports EDGE Baseball (@NBCSEdgeBB) June 28, 2022

In 11 career starts against the Nationals, Lopez is 4-2 with a 4.77 ERA. He has a 2-1 record and 4.55 ERA in six outings at Nationals Park.

Lopez, who has +3500 National League Cy Young Award odds, is 2-3 with a 3.47 ERA in eight road starts this season. He has no decisions in three starts in day games to go with a 2.50 ERA.

Fedde had a no-decision against the Pittsburgh Pirates on Monday at home despite allowing two runs in five innings. He yielded just three hits while striking out four and walking two.

Fedde has had success against the Marlins with a 4-1 career record and 1.70 ERA in eight starts.

One quality start for Erick Fedde 🧁#NATITUDE pic.twitter.com/xftmM8alrP

— Washington Nationals (@Nationals) June 22, 2022

At home in 2022, Fedde has gone 2-3 with a 4.85 ERA in eight starts. He is 1-0 with a 2.61 ERA in four starts in the daylight.

Batting Average vs Starting Pitchers

Marlins Batters
Batting Average vs Erick Fedde
Jacob Stallings
.500
Jesus Aguilar
.400
Bryan De La Cruz
.286
Jesus Sanchez
.250
Brian Anderson
.111
Miguel Rojas
.071
Garrett Cooper
.000
Jon Berti
.000
Avisail Garcia
.000
Billy Hamilton
.000
Joey Wendle
.000
Nationals Batters
Batting Average vs Pablo Lopez
Alcides Escobar
1.000
Yadiel Hernandez
.429
Cesar Hernandez
.385
Juan Soto
.348
Keibert Ruiz
.333
Luis Garcia
.250
Josh Bell
.222
Maikel Franco
.200
Victor Robles
.083
Ehire Adrianza
.000
Nelson Cruz
.000
Lane Thomas
.000

The Marlins’ Miguel Rojas is just 1 for 14 (.071) off Fedde.

Juan Soto has proven to be a tough matchup for Lopez, hitting .348 (8 for 23) with three doubles and two home runs. Cesar Hernandez is 5 for 13 (.385) with three doubles and a homer but Victor Robles is 1 for 12 (.083) with five strikeouts.

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Marlins vs Nationals Betting Outlook

Jesus Aguilar hit a two-run home run in the first inning Saturday to start the Marlins on their way to victory.

Blossom, @JAguilarMKE 🌸 pic.twitter.com/Ivtth7mpIZ

— Miami Marlins (@Marlins) July 2, 2022

Aguilar finished with two his and two RBIs, helping the Marlins overcome a four-error performance.

Rojas was back in the Marlins’ lineup at shortstop after leaving Friday’s game when he collided with third baseman Brian Anderson while trying to field a grounder. Rojas went 1 for 2 with a double and walk.

Juan Soto hit a solo home run for the Nationals and Lane Thomas had two hits.

Robles started and went 1 for 2. The fan friendly center fielder exited Friday with a bruised left shin.

Joey playing catch with Victor Robles! Let’s go!!! pic.twitter.com/0JAHcViNzB

— Lisa Costello (@lgcostello) June 29, 2022

The Marlins are now 10-1 against the Nationals this season, including 5-0 in Washington. However, the Nationals held a 103-59 advantage in the series over a nine-year span from 2013-21.

Marlins vs Nationals Last 10 Games

Date
Home Team
Away Team
Score
7/2/22
Nationals
Marlins
MIA, 5-3
7/1/22
Nationals
Marlins
MIA, 6-3
6/9/22
Marlins
Nationals
MIA, 7-4
6/8/22
Marlins
Nationals
MIA, 2-1
6/7/22
Marlins
Nationals
MIA, 12-2
5/18/22
Marlins
Nationals
WAS, 5-4
5/17/22
Marlins
Nationals
MIA, 5-1
5/16/22
Marlins
Nationals
MIA, 8-2
4/28/22
Nationals
Marlins
MIA, 3-2
4/27/22
Nationals
Marlins
MIA, 2-1

Marlins vs Nationals Prediction

While the Marlins have had their way with the Nationals this season, Fedde’s career record against Miami is hard to ignore. This has the feel of a good underdog play.

Pick: Nationals ML (+115) 

 

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