MLB Matchups  >>  Detroit Tigers vs. Miami Marlins Preview 09/27/2013

 
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The fans at Marlins Park will be treated to a interleague game between the Detroit Tigers and the Miami Marlins when they take their seats on Friday.

The Tigers will trot Rick Porcello out to the mound in this one. Righthander Porcello has a 13-8 record and a 4.43 ERA this season.

It'll be Tom Koehler toeing the rubber for the Marlins in this contest. Righthander Koehler is 4-10 with a 4.56 ERA so far this season.

Oddsmakers currently have the Tigers listed as 167-moneyline favorites versus the Marlins, while the game's total is sitting at 7½.
In their last action, Detroit was a 1-0 winner on the road against the Twins. Bettors on Detroit at -235 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (1) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.
Last time out for Miami, they were a 3-2 winner as they battled the Phillies at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Marlins at +147 were rewarded, while the 5 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

CURRENT STREAK:
Detroit has won 2 straight games.

TEAM RECORDS:
Detroit: 93-66 SU
Miami: 59-100 SU
DETROIT MOST RECENTLY:
When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing Miami are 3-3
After playing Minnesota are 8-2
After a win are 7-3

MIAMI MOST RECENTLY:
When playing on Friday are 2-8
Before playing Detroit are 4-2
After playing Philadelphia are 3-7
After a win are 2-8


A FEW TRENDS TO CONSIDER:
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Detroit's last 8 games on the road
Detroit is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Detroit is 11-4 SU in its last 15 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Miami's last 6 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Miami's last 5 games
Miami is 5-11 SU in its last 16 games at home
Miami is 6-14 SU in its last 20 games

NEXT UP:
Miami home to Detroit, Saturday, September 28