MLB Matchups  >>  Arizona Diamondbacks vs. Miami Marlins Preview 05/17/2013

 
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The Arizona Diamondbacks and the Miami Marlins will both be gunning for a victory on Friday when they meet at Marlins Park.

The Diamondbacks will trot Trevor Cahill out to the mound in this one. Righthander Cahill has a 2-4 record and a 2.70 ERA this season.

Meanwhile, it'll be Kevin Slowey who starts for the Marlins. Righthander Slowey is 1-3 with a 2.55 ERA so far this season.

Oddsmakers currently have the Diamondbacks listed as 146-moneyline favorites versus the Marlins, while the game's total is sitting at 7.
The Diamondbacks were a 5-3 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Braves. That made winners of bettors who got Arizona at -104 on the moneyline, while the total score (8) was good news for UNDER bettors.
Miami lost its last outing, a 5-3 result against the Reds on May 16. Bettors who backed the Reds at -160 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (8) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.

CURRENT STREAK:
Arizona has won 2 straight games.
Miami has lost 5 straight games.

TEAM RECORDS:
Arizona: 23-18 SU
Miami: 11-30 SU
ARIZONA MOST RECENTLY:
When playing on Friday are 4-6
Before playing Miami are 6-4
After playing Atlanta are 6-4
After a win are 6-4

MIAMI MOST RECENTLY:
When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing Arizona are 3-7
After playing Cincinnati are 3-7
After a loss are 2-8


A FEW TRENDS TO CONSIDER:
Arizona is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing on the road against Miami
Arizona is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Arizona's last 8 games
Arizona is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games when playing Miami
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Miami's last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Miami's last 6 games when playing Arizona
Miami is 3-8 SU in its last 11 games when playing Arizona
Miami is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games at home

NEXT UP:
Miami home to Arizona, Saturday, May 18