5* MLB *Mound Mismatch*
Philadelphia vs. Miami,
08/14/2012 19:10 EDT,
Score: 1 - 0
Money Line: -140 Miami
5* MLB *Mound Mismatch* on Marlins -140
The Marlins represent the biggest mound mismatch on the board for the price with ace Josh Johnson (3.25 home ERA) squaring off against Philly's Kyle Kendrick (5.40 road ERA).
The Marlins have lost back-to-back games, but they are a perfect 5-0 in their last 5 games following consecutive losses.
Johnson is in top form. He has given up 3 earned runs of less in each of his last 4 starts and 1 earned run or fewer in 3 of those. He has also given up 1 earned run or less in 4 of his last 5 starts against the Phillies. The Marlins are 37-15 in Johnson's last 52 home starts and 4-0 in his last 4 home starts versus a team with a losing record.
The Phillies are 0-4 in Kendrick's last 4 starts (1-7 in his last 8). He has allowed 5 earned runs or more in 5 of his last 8 starts.
The Phillies are 2-11 in their last 13 games as a road underdog, 1-5 in the last 6 meetings with the Marlins and 1-5 in the last 6 meetings in Miami. Bet Miami.