MLB Matchups  >>  Miami Marlins vs. San Diego Padres Preview 05/08/2013

 
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The San Diego Padres will be trying to extend a winning streak on Wednesday when they take on the Miami Marlins at PETCO Park.

Righthander Ricky Nolasco will take the mound for the Marlins to start this game. Nolasco is 2-3 this season with a 4.14 ERA.

The Padres will counter Nolasco with Jason Marquis. Righthander Marquis has a 4.25 ERA to go along with a 3-2 record this season.

Oddsmakers currently have the Padres listed as 148-moneyline favorites versus the Marlins, while the game's total is sitting at 7.
Miami lost its last outing, a 5-1 result against the Padres on May 7. Bettors who backed the Padres at -178 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (6) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

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

TEAM RECORDS:
Miami: 10-24 SU
San Diego: 15-18 SU
MIAMI MOST RECENTLY:
When playing on Wednesday are 2-8
Before playing LA Dodgers are 4-6
After playing San Diego are 5-5
After a loss are 3-7

SAN DIEGO MOST RECENTLY:
When playing on Wednesday are 3-7
Before playing Tampa Bay are 4-6
After playing Miami are 6-4
After a win are 6-4


A FEW TRENDS TO CONSIDER:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Miami's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Miami's last 5 games on the road
Miami is 7-16 SU in its last 23 games when playing San Diego
Miami is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games when playing on the road against San Diego
San Diego is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games at home
San Diego is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of San Diego's last 7 games
San Diego is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games when playing at home against Miami

NEXT UP:
Miami at LA Dodgers, Friday, May 10
San Diego at Tampa Bay, Friday, May 10