MLB Matchups  >>  Arizona Diamondbacks vs. Miami Marlins Preview 05/18/2013

 
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The Arizona Diamondbacks will be trying to extend a winning streak on Saturday when they take on the Miami Marlins at Marlins Park.

Brandon McCarthy will be the starting pitcher for the Diamondbacks on this day. Righthander McCarthy is 0-3 this season with a 5.63 ERA.

Starting this game for the Marlins will be Tom Koehler. The righthander has a 3.60 ERA to go along with a 0-1 record this season.

Oddsmakers currently have the Diamondbacks listed as 146-moneyline favorites versus the Marlins, while the game's total is sitting at 8.
In their last action, Arizona was a 9-2 winner on the road against the Marlins. Bettors on Arizona at -143 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (11) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.

CURRENT STREAK:
Arizona has won 3 straight games.
Miami has lost 6 straight games.

TEAM RECORDS:
Arizona: 24-18 SU
Miami: 11-31 SU
ARIZONA MOST RECENTLY:
When playing on Saturday are 8-2
Before playing Miami are 6-4
After playing Miami are 6-4
After a win are 7-3

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


A FEW TRENDS TO CONSIDER:
Arizona is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games when playing on the road against Miami
Arizona is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Arizona is 9-3 SU in its last 12 games when playing Miami
Arizona is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Miami's last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Miami's last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Miami's last 7 games when playing Arizona
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Miami's last 6 games when playing at home against Arizona

NEXT UP:
Miami home to Arizona, Sunday, May 19