Miami Marlins at Washington Nationals Free MLB Picks & Odds
by Josh Schonwald - 5/26/2014
Tuesday, May 27, 7:05 PM on FSFL, MASN
Nationals Park, Washington, District of Columbia
Miami Marlins - Alvarez, H (2-3) vs. Washington Nationals - Treinen, B (0-2)
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The Miami Marlins will face the Washington Nationals on Tuesday in the second meeting of a three game series. The Marlins will send Henderson Alvarez to the mound to face the Nationals’ Blake Treinen.
Alvarez is coming off a fantastic performance in which he pitched seven scoreless innings and only gave up four hits while striking out three. However, he ended up with the no decision as the bullpen lost this game for him. He left with a 3-0 lead before the Miami Marlins rallied to win the game in the ninth. Alvarez is now 2-3 with a 3.21 ERA and will be looking to get that elusive third win when he faces the Nationals.
Alvarez hasn’t fared well against current Washington hitters as they are batting .340 against him. Bryce Harper and Adam LaRoche combine for 11-for-24 against Alvarez with two homeruns and five RBIs.
Blake Treinen is coming off his second straight loss of the season. He pitched 5.2 innings and gave up two earned runs over four hits to the Pittsburgh Pirates on Thursday. After coming out of the bullpen, Treinen has pitched well and has a 0-2 record with a 1.56 ERA. The Nationals will hope Treinen’s stellar play will continue when he gets the start on Tuesday.
Current Marlins are 2-for-7 against Treinen with no extra base hits, two strikeouts and one walk.
Miami Marlins Betting Trends
Miami Marlins are 30-16-5 against the Over/Under
Run Differential for Miami Marlins is 0.4
Washington Nationals Betting Trends
Washington Nationals are 24-19-7 against the Over/Under
Run differential for Washington Nationals is 0.1
Injuries to Watch
05/24/14 P Brad Hand Ankle 15-day DL (5/24)
05/13/14 P Jose Fernandez Elbow 15-day DL (5/10), out for season
03/28/14 2B Rafael Furcal Hamstring 60-day DL (3/21)
05/18/14 P Gio Gonzalez Shoulder 15-day DL (5/17)
05/16/14 CF Eury Perez Toe 60-day DL (5/15)
04/27/14 LF Bryce Harper Thumb 15-day DL (4/26)
04/13/14 3B Ryan Zimmerman Thumb 15-day DL (4/13)
04/13/14 LF Jeff Kobernus Hand 60-day DL (4/12)
03/29/14 P Ross Ohlendorf Back 60-day DL (3/26)
03/28/14 P Erik Davis Elbow 60-day DL (2/13)
Josh's Pick: Take Miami
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