Philadelphia Phillies at Miami Marlins 9/3/21 - MLB Picks & Predictions

Last Updated: 09/02/2021 at 8:16 PM ET

The Philadelphia Phillies will be at loanDepot Park Friday night for game one of three against the Miami Marlins. Philadelphia comes into this game 1.5 games back of the Atlanta Braves in the NL East with a record of 69-64 on the season. The Philadelphia Phillies have the 12th best offense in the major leagues with 4.58 runs on 7.96 hits per game. Bryce Harper leads Philadelphia with a .305 batting average to go along with a team high 120 hits on the year. Rhys Hoskins leads the team with 27 home runs and 71 RBIs this season.

Kyle Gibson (4-2 3.16 ERA) we get the start Friday night for Philadelphia Gibson has allowed 13 runs on 32 hits, while striking out 22 batters across 37 innings of work in six games this season.

The Miami Marlins are well below .500 this season with a 55-78 record on the year after losing two of their last five games played. Edward Cabrera got the start last game out for Miami giving up three runs on seven hits across four innings of work resulting in the loss

Offensively the Miami Marlins struggled with only five hits on the day including 1-6 with runners in scoring position to leave six men on base. Jesus Aguilar Show the only sign of life for Miami driving in the only run of the game.

The Philadelphia Phillies are the better team here and every game matters right now for the Phillies. Look for Philadelphia to play with purpose in this game leading to a win. The better pitcher is on the mound for Philadelphia and will lead the Phillies to a needed road win. Final Score Prediction, Philadelphia Phillies win 7-1.

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