Cleveland Guardians vs Miami Marlins Prediction MLB Picks 6/8/24

Miami Marlins (21-41) vs Cleveland Guardians (40-20)

Game Info: Saturday, June 8, 2024 at 7:35 pm (loanDepot park)

() () vs Ben Lively (5-2) (2.84)

Betting Odds: Miami Marlins / Cleveland Guardians --- Over/Under: Click Here for the Latest Odds

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In this article, we will formulate a Cleveland Guardians vs Miami Marlins prediction for this MLB game on Saturday, June 8th at loanDepot Park. To formulate this prediction, we will examine:

-The Guardians form and recent player performance 

-The Marlins recent form and recent play performance

-Recent Betting trends and streaks involving Cleveland

-Recent Betting trends and streaks involving Miami

-Recent betting trends in games played between Cleveland and Miami

-A summary that ties it all together and produces a favorable betting outcome for today’s game between the Guardians and Marlins. 

Guardians Need Better Offense

The Guardians are going to need better offense after they really struggled on Friday. The Guardians only managed two runs and they needed up losing by a run. The Guardians are averaging 5.6 runs while their pitching is 3.76 runs per game. The offense is ranked 3rd while the pitching is ranked 7th. Jose Ramirez has hit 17 home runs and driven in 60 RBIs so far this season. Getting the start for the Guardians will be Ben Lively who sits with a 5-2 record and an ERA of 2.84. In his last start against the Washington Nationals he went 5.2 innings giving up five hits and two runs .

Why Guardians Will Win

  • The Guardians have won seven of their last eight night games against National League opponents following a road loss.
  • The Marlins have lost each of their last four night games against American League opponents following a home win.
  • The Guardians have covered the run line in each of their last eight games against National League opponents following a road loss.
  • The Marlins have failed to cover the run line in 10 of their last 12 home games against American League opponents.

Marlins Win On Friday

The Marlins sure looked good on Friday with the pitching and they were able to secure the 3-2 victory. Josh Bell and Bryan De La Cruz both hit home runs for the Marlins. After Ryan Wathers struggled a bit early, they sure dominated with the bullpen. In this game, the Marlins are  going to need to need to have strong pitching again. The Marlins are averaging 3.66 runs while their pitching is giving up 5.08 runs per game. The offense is ranked 29th in the league while the pitching is ranked 28th. This is a team that has really struggled this season. Jazz Chisholm has hit eight home runs and driven in 29 RBIs so far this season. 

Why Marlins Will Win

  • The Guardians have lost seven of their last eight road games against NL East opponents following a road loss.
  • The Marlins have won each of their last five games against AL Central opponents that held a winning record.
  • The Marlins have covered the run line in eight of their last nine night games against AL Central opponents.
  • The Guardians have failed to cover the run line in each of their last four games after playing the previous day.

Cleveland Guardians vs Miami Marlins Prediction

The Guardians are going to lockdown here. Lively sits with an ERA of 2.84 and in his last start he gave up two runs. The Marlins are averaging only 3.66 runs per game and they are going to really struggle to get the offense going here. The Guardians are going to have no issue running up the score and Cleveland is going to have no issue running up the score. Back the Guardians on the money line.

Shane’s Pick Guardians ML

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