Josh Johnson who is 12-2 with a 2.85 ERA this season goes up against Houston’s Wandy Rodriguez who is 11-7 with a 3.05 ERA. Normally these two teams would tend to score a lot of runs in a bet on baseball matchup but maybe not tonight.
Baseball betting has this as the finale of a three-game series between the two teams. The Marlins are still very much in the Wild Card race and this is an important baseball betting game on Thursday. They are in good hands in this matchup as Johnson is schedule to go. He was brilliant against the Colorado Rockies last time out, no-hitting them for 6 2/3 innings. He went 7 1/3 innings, allowing one hit and one run while striking out 11 as baseball betting stats indicate. Florida is 18-6 in baseball betting when Johnson starts this season.
Rodriguez had been rolling along in baseball betting until his last start when he was shelled for 10 hits and 10 runs against Milwaukee. Baseball betting tells us that he was 6-0 with a 1.35 ERA in his previous nine starts and was the National League pitcher of the Month for July. He is 2-1 with a 3.65 ERA in six career games against the Marlins as baseball betting stats tell us.
Florida is getting close to the Top 10 in runs scored as sports betting numbers show, led by Hanley Ramirez and Dan Uggla. The Marlins are just a hitting machine and they are tough to hold down in baseball betting. When they get pitching they are tough to beat in baseball betting. Florida has even been solid on the road this season with a bet on baseball record that is right around .500.
Houston hasn’t done enough this season to stay in the Wild Card race. Their hitting is well below average as sports betting tells us and their pitching isn’t much better in baseball stats. At least at home they are above .500 in baseball betting but overall the Astros have been a disappointment for those that bet on baseball at the sportsbook.
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