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Washington Nationals at Miami Marlins 5/17/22 - MLB Picks & Predictions

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Game Miami Marlins vs Washington Nationals
Date & Time Tuesday May 17, 2022, 6:40 PM (EDT)
Location
Marlins Park Miami Gardens, FL
Latest odds
MIA -160 ; O/U 8.5
TV Channel
BSFL

On Tuesday, the Washington Nationals play the second game of a three-game series on the road against the Miami Marlins. Washington dropped to 12-24 following its 8-0 loss to the Houston Astros on Sunday. Washington was defeated by Houston in two of three games in their interleague series and has lost three of the last four. The Nationals are last in the National League East, 11 games behind first place New York.

Josh Bell is batting .336 to lead Washington and the first baseman has team highs in hits with 42 and on-base percentage at .428. Left fielder Juan Soto is the leader in home runs eight and third baseman Maikel Franco is the leader in RBIs with 21. On Tuesday, Washington will send Joan Adon to the mound. The right-hander is 1-6 with a 7.03 ERA, 29 Ks and 23 BBs.

Miami dropped to 15-19 following its 7-3 loss to the Milwaukee Brewers on Sunday. Miami was defeated by Milwaukee in two out of three games in their just completed series and the Marlins have lost five of the last seven.  Miami is fourth in the National League East, seven games behind the first-place New York Mets.

Jazz Chisholm Jr. is batting .288 to lead Miami and the second baseman is the leader in RBIs with 24. Right fielder Jorge Soler is the leader in home runs with seven, while outfielder Garrett Cooper is the leader in on-base percentage at .350 and first baseman Jesus Aguilar is the leader in hits with 31. On Tuesday, Miami will send Cody Poteet to the mound. The right-hander is 0-0 with a 0.55 ERA, 14 Ks and 7 BBs.

Recent Betting Trends

  • Washington is 1-4 in its last 5 as a road dog
  • The OVER has cashed in 17 of the Nationals last 26 on the road
  • Miami is 3-11 in its last 14
  • The OVER has cashed in 4 of the Marlins last 5

Free MLB Pick:

Miami Marlins -160

Miami is struggling in fourth place in the National League East but Washington is one place behind the Marlins in last. The Marlins have defeated Washington in eight of the last 11 overall. Washington Nationals starting pitcher Joan Adon has struggled in each of the last four starts allowing 15 runs on 16 hits across 16 ⅔ innings, resulting in four losses for the Nationals. Final Score Prediction, Miami Marlins win 6-2.

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