Washington Nationals at Miami Marlins Game 2 - 9/18/20 MLB Picks and Prediction
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Washington Nationals (18-29) at Miami Marlins (25-23)
MLB Baseball: Friday, September 18, 2020 at 8:10 pm (Marlins Park)
The Line: Miami Marlins / Washington Nationals --- Over/Under: Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Washington Nationals and Miami Marlins face off on Friday in a National League East showdown at Marlins Park. These two squads have faced off five times so far this year with the Marlins winning three of them.
The Nationals have been up and down this season and even though they were able to win their last game they had lost three games in a row and during those three losses they have only scored six runs total. This is an offense that has been an issue all season an in this series the offense is going to need to find a way to get going. The Nationals are led by Juna Soto who has hit 11 home runs and driven in 38 RBI’s so far this season.
On the other side of this matchup is the Marlins who have been inconsistent and they have lost two of the last three games. In the one win, the Marlins scored eight runs and in the other two games they scored only two runs total. Jesus Aguilar has been one of the big bright spots for the offense hitting six home runs and driving in 29 RBI’s.
The over is 21-7-1 the Nationals last 29 road games. The Nationals are 3-9 in their last 12 games played on the road. The over is 21-8-2 in the Nationals last 31 games on grass. The over is 7-1-1 in the Marlins last nine games following a loss. The Nationals are 6-2 in their last eight meetings in Miami against the Marlins. The Nationals are 38-13 in their last 51 meetings against the Marlins.
The Nationals have dominated the Marlins the last few seasons and there is no reason to believe it’s going to be different in this game. Look for the Marlins to struggle to score again and that will lead to the Nationals winning this game. In terms of the total the play is with the under, but the better play