Aaron Harang may be one of the best pitchers in the National League, but he is 1-5 due to a major lack of run support, and he is facing a Marlins team that has won seven straight. Take Florida as dogs.
The Florida Marlins just keep on winning, as they have now won seven games in a row, yet they are again a sizable underdog tonight when they visit the Cincinnati Reds.
[articleBanner]who2beton[/articleBanner]This time, the odds are more understandable considering that the Reds have Aaron Harang on the mound, but we still like the value on Florida here. Florida starter Burke Badenshop may be nothing special, but he has allowed two and three runs in his last two starts respectively. Sure, he went just six innings in one of those starts and 5.2 innings in the other, but a repeat performance would still be fine with us given that the Marlins bullpen is ranked third in baseball with a 2.95 ERA, making Florida a Bullpen System play.
The Reds may have some trouble offensively facing Badenshop for the first time, as they are hitting a modest .249 vs. right-handed pitchers for the season including a poor .227 over the last 10 games. Thus, this may be just another case of no run support for the unlucky Harang, who is unbelievably 1-5 despite a 3.09 ERA and 1.10 WHIP, and being commonly regarded as one of the best pitchers in the National League.
We look for the Marlins’ good fortune to continue at a very nice price tonight.
Free Pick: Marlins +155