Written and authored by Major League Baseball Expert Analyst Bobby Wallace. Charliessports.com produces it for Baseball news and notes. The teams will play on Wednesday, August 19th, 2015. At 2:10 PM EST.
The (48-70) Miami Marlins of the National League East Division will stay in “SPACE CITY”. For the finale of a three-day series. Miami plays the (51-69) Milwaukee Brewers of the NL Central in 2015 MLB action. The teams will play at beautiful Miller Park in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The Best Sports Handicapper believes both organizations must do their homework for the 2016 season. Milwaukee has been a bad team for the past few season. The Miami Marlins organization is simply ripping off the fans in South Florida. The opening betting line has Miami as a +135 Road Underdog Against The Spread. The betting odds total is eight runs for Wednesday’s game.
The 2015 Miami Marlins are playing Milwaukee in the second game of the series on Tuesday, August 18th. Miami has won two in straight. The Marlins are fourth in the Division, fifteen games out of first place. They are 20-40 on the road and 9-14 vs. The NL Central.
*Second Baseman Dee Gordon lead the batting lineup with a .331 batting average, a .352 on base percentage with one hundred and forty-five hits.
*Right Fielder Giancarlo Stanton is still out. He is the leader at the plate with twenty-seven and fifty-seven RBI S.
*Starting Pitcher Tom Koehler has a rotation best eight victories and ninety-three strikeouts.
*Relief Pitcher A.J. Ramos leads staff with nineteen saves.
*Notable injury: Starting Pitcher Jose Fernandez is on the 15-day disabled list with a bicep strain.
*The Marlins return to “SOUTH BEACH” to start a homestand on August 20th, hosting Philadelphia.
*The betting odds over the total are 12-3-1 Miami last sixteen baseball games overall.
*The betting odds over the total are also 5-2-1 Miami last eight on the road.
*The Miami Marlins are 5-5 their last ten overall, going over the betting odds total seven times, staying under the betting odds total twice with a push.
*Miami Marlins will send the Right Handed Tom Koehler (8-10) with a 3.68 earned run average to the hill. The 6’3″ 225 pound Bronx, New York native went seven innings, allowing five hits and three runs his last start. A 3-1 loss at St.Louis on August 14th.
*The Miami Marlins are +100,000 to win the 2015 MLB National League Pennant.
The 2015 Milwaukee Brewers have won three of their last four MLB contests. Milwaukee is last in the NL Central, twenty-six games out of the division lead. The Brewers are 27-37 at home and 14-11 vs. The NL East.
*Right Fielder Ryan Braun is the offensive leader with twenty-one home runs, fifty-two runs batted in and has one hundred and twelve hits.
*First Baseman Adam Lind has a team-best .279 batting average with a .357 on base percentage.
*The Milwaukee batting order has a .388 slugging percentage.
*Starting Pitcher Jimmy Nelson leads the staff with nine victories, a 3.61 ERA and has one hundred and twenty-eight strikeouts.
*The Milwaukee pitching staff have given up one hundred and twenty-eight home runs this season.
*The “BREW CREW” will hit the road on August 21st, in Washington.
*Notable injury: Relief Pitcher Michael Blazek is out with a broken hand.
*Milwaukee is 8-18 their last twenty-six on Wednesday’s.
*The Brewers are 21-9 the last thirty between the teams.
*The Milwaukee Brewers are 4-6 their last ten Baseball Handicappers Picks overall, going over the betting odds total three times, staying under the betting odds total six times with a push.
*The Milwaukee Brewers will have Right Hander Wily Peralta. Who is (3-7) with a 4.07 earned run average on the pitchers mound for game three? The Samana native threw seven innings, giving up six hits and zero runs his last start on August 14th, a 3-1 home victory over the Phillies.
*Bovada.Lv lists the Milwaukee Brewers at +100,000 to win the 2015 MLB National League Crown.