MLB Matchups  >>  Miami Marlins vs. Philadelphia Phillies Preview 05/04/2013

 
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The Miami Marlins and the Philadelphia Phillies will both be gunning for a victory on Saturday when they meet at Citizens Bank Park.

Righthander Jose Fernandez will take the mound for the Marlins to start this game. Fernandez is 0-2 this season with a 4.50 ERA.

Fernandez's opponent in this one will be Cole Hamels. The Phillies lefthander has a 4.78 ERA to go along with a 1-3 record this season.

Oddsmakers currently have the Phillies listed as 215-moneyline favorites versus the Marlins, while the game's total is sitting at 7½.
Miami was a 4-1 loser in its last match on the road against the Phillies. They lost as +155 underdogs, while the total score of 5 made winners of UNDER bettors.

CURRENT STREAK:
Miami has lost 3 straight games.
Philadelphia has won 2 straight games.

TEAM RECORDS:
Miami: 8-22 SU
Philadelphia: 14-16 SU
MIAMI MOST RECENTLY:
When playing on Saturday are 3-7
Before playing Philadelphia are 2-8
After playing Philadelphia are 3-7
After a loss are 3-7

PHILADELPHIA MOST RECENTLY:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Miami are 6-4
After playing Miami are 7-3
After a win are 5-5


A FEW TRENDS TO CONSIDER:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Miami's last 6 games when playing Philadelphia
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Miami's last 6 games when playing on the road against Philadelphia
Miami is 7-18 SU in its last 25 games
Miami is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games when playing Philadelphia
Philadelphia is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Miami
Philadelphia is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing Miami
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Philadelphia's last 6 games when playing Miami
Philadelphia is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games

NEXT UP:
Philadelphia home to Miami, Sunday, May 5