Written and authored by Major League Baseball Expert Analyst Charlie McDougall. Charliessports.com produces it for Baseball news and notes. The teams will play on Thursday May 7th, 2015. At 10:15 PM EST.
The (13-16) Miami Marlins of the National League East Division will travel to the “GOLDEN STATE” for the first of a four-game series. Miami will play the (14-13) San Francisco Giants of the National League West in 2015 MLB action. The teams will play at AT&T Park on the bay in San Francisco, California. The Best Sports Handicapper believes Miami was on a roll but came back down to earth. The San Francisco Giants are sluggish coming out of the gate in the 2015 baseball season. The opening betting line has Miami as a +110 road underdog; the betting total is seven runs for Thursday’s game.
The 2015 Miami Marlins have dropped three of four, including a 7-5 loss in a matinee of the series finale on Wednesday May 6th. Miami is fourth in the Division, four and a half games out first place. Second Baseman Dee Gordon has a team-high .430 batting average, forty-nine hits and a .455 on-base percentage. Slugger Giancarlo Stanton has a team-high seven home runs and 27 RBI S. The Marlins has a .267 batting average. Miami pitching allows the opposition a .297 on-base percentage. The Marlins finish up their road trip on May 13th at the Dodgers. Left Fielder Christian Yelich will be back in the lineup Friday, after recovering from a sore back. The betting odds over the total are 6-1-1 Miami last eight on the road. The Marlins are 6-2 their last eight as an underdog. The Miami Marlins are 7-3 their last ten Baseball Predictions overall, going over the betting odds total five times, staying under the betting odds total four times and has a push. The Miami Marlins will have Right Hander Dan Haren (3-1) with a 2.70 ERA to the mound for game one of the series. Haren is in his first season with Miami and threw six innings, giving up four hits. The thirteen-year veteran held Philadelphia scoreless in a 7-0 home win on May 2nd. The Miami Marlins are 25/1 to win the 2015 MLB National League Pennant.
The 2015 San Francisco Giants have won five in a row. The Giants are losing to San Diego on Wednesday May 6th. The 2014 World Series Champions are second in the NL West, three and a half games out of first. Shortstop Brandon Crawford and Right Fielder Angel Pagan leads the team in all five major categories. The Giants start a road trip on May 12th in Houston. San Francisco has five starters either resting or on the disabled list. The Giants are 7-1 their last eight baseball games on Thursday’s. The San Francisco Giants are 7-3 their last ten overall, going over the betting odds total three times, staying under the betting odds total six and has a push. The Giants will send Right-hander Tim Hudson to the hill. The Auburn product is (1-2) this season with a 3.78 era. Hudson went eight inning, giving up two hits and three runs in a 5-4 win against the Angels on May 2nd. San Francisco is 28-11 their last thirst nine baseball games at AT&T Park. The San Francisco Giants are 30/1 to win the 2015 MLB World Series Title.