Today’s matinee matchup between the Angels and Marlins in Miami features a pair of southpaws on the mound. Patrick Sandoval gets the nod for the Angels, while A.J. Puk will make his first start of the season for the Marlins.

Oddsmakers have this one as a close contest, with the Marlins holding a slight edge on the money line at -122 compared to the Angels at +102. The over/under line is set at 8.5 runs, with the over paying out at -116 compared to the under at -106.

MIAMI MARLINS VS LOS ANGELES ANGELS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Miami Marlins Moneyline -122

This game will be played at loanDepot Park at 1:10 ET on Wednesday, April 3rd.

HOW TO BET THE ANGELS VS MARLINS:

  • We have the Marlins winning by a score of 5 to 4
  • If you’re looking for a run line pick, we also like the Marlins to cover
  • As for an over/under pick, we have this game finishing with 9 runs and like the over

The last game of this series between the Angels and Marlins was a pitcher’s duel, as both teams finished with just one run, and there was only one home run hit by each side. The Angels came out on top, though, winning by a score of 3-1.

Aaron Hicks was the only Angels hitter to go deep, while Logan O’Hoppe added a double. As for the Marlins, Bryan De La Cruz hit their only home run. Miami tied the game in the 9th inning, but the Angels responded with two runs in the 6th and an insurance run in the 9th.

Angels starter Tyler Anderson didn’t give up a single run in his seven innings of work, while Luis Garcia picked up the save. As for Marlins starter Jesus Luzardo, he took the loss after giving up three runs in 5 1/3 innings. Both Anderson and Luzardo finished with five strikeouts.

Angels Records & Stats

Patrick Sandoval will be taking the mound for the Los Angeles Angels as they face off against the Miami Marlins on the road. In his first start of the season, Sandoval struggled, lasting just 1 2/3 innings and giving up three earned runs on six hits. He will look to bounce back and put together a stronger outing in this matchup.

Our player projections for the Angels’ offense today have Logan O’Hoppe as our top choice to hit a home run. His home run projection is 12th best in the league today. We also like Brandon Drury’s chances to go deep, as he has the best home run projection on the team. Mike Trout is right behind him in terms of odds to hit a homer, and his home run projection is also 12th best in the league today. If you’re looking for a long shot, Miguel Sanó’s home run projection is 13th best in the league.

Marlins Records & Stats

After a rough first start, A.J. Puk will look to bounce back against the Los Angeles Angels. In his first outing of the season, Puk gave up four runs in just two innings of work. He will be looking to improve upon that performance as he takes the mound at home for the Miami Marlins.

If you are looking at some player props for the Marlins, we have Luis Arraez as our top projected hitter for Miami. His total hits projection is 5th best in the league today. Jazz Chisholm Jr. is our top projected home run hitter for the Marlins and his home run projection is 13th best in the league today. If you are looking for a player to hit a home run, we have Jake Burger with the best odds on the Marlins, as his home run projection is 13th best in the league today.