Miami Marlins at Washington Nationals Free MLB Picks & Odds
by Josh Schonwald - 5/27/2014
Wednesday, May 28, 7:05 PM on FSFL, MASN
Nationals Park, Washington, District of Columbia
Miami Marlins - Koehler, T (4-4) vs. Washington Nationals - Zimmermann, J (3-2)
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Wednesday evening, the Miami Marlins will give the ball to Tom Koehler as they face the Washington Nationals and Jordan Zimmerman. Both pitchers will be making their 11th starts of the season.
Tom Koehler’s record fell to 4 – 4 with an ERA of 3.10 after taking a loss in his last outing. In that start, Koehler was torched for 7 runs on 9 hits (including 2 homers) in 5 innings of work. He didn’t issue any walks while striking out 3. Koehler should have no problem finishing the year better than he did in 2013 when he went 5 – 10 with a 4.41 ERA in 23 starts and 6 relief appearances.
In 2013, Koehler was 1 - 1 with a 6.95 ERA in 2 starts against the Nationals. This season, he is 1 – 1 against the Nationals after allowing 2 runs and 6 hits in 13 innings of work.
Jordan Zimmerman took a loss in his last start and that sent his record to 3 – 2 with an ERA of 3.95. In that start, Zimmerman gave up 4 runs on 7 hits (including a home run) in 6 innings of work. He walked 2 while striking out 4. Last season, Zimmerman was 19 - 9 with a 3.25 ERA in 32 starts.
In 2013, Zimmerman was 3 – 0 with an ERA of 1.50 in 3 starts against the Marlins. This season, Zimmerman has a win and a no decision against the Marlins after allowing 7 runs on 13 hits in 8.2 innings of work.
Miami Marlins Betting Trends
Miami Marlins are 30-17-5 against the Over/Under
Run Differential for Miami Marlins is 0.4
Washington Nationals Betting Trends
Washington Nationals are 24-20-7 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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