Dodgers vs Marlins Today: Picks, Predictions, Moneyline and Odds – Saturday, August 20

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The Los Angeles Dodgers (82-36) will host the Miami Marlins (52-67), in the second game of a three-game series, Saturday at 9:10 PM ET. Dustin May will start for the Dodgers, and Braxton Garrett (2-6) for the Marlins.

The sportsbooks have spoken, making the Dodgers (-272) a moderate moneyline favorite to beat the Marlins (+223) at home. The game’s over/under is set at 8.

Dodgers vs. Marlins Odds

Run Line

Los Angeles Dodgers (-1.5)

Moneyline

Dodgers (-272)

Total

8 Runs (Over: -115, Under: -106)

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When, Where, at What Time is Dodgers vs. Marlins

  • Game Day: Saturday, August 20, 2022
  • Game Time: 9:10 PM ET
  • Location: Los Angeles, California
  • Stadium: Dodger Stadium

Dodgers Injury Report

Name Status Injury
Clayton Kershaw 15 Day Injury List Back
Yency Almonte 15 Day Injury List Elbow
Brusdar Graterol 15 Day Injury List Shoulder
Tommy Kahnle 60 Day Injury List Forearm
Danny Duffy 60 Day Injury List Hand
Daniel Hudson 60 Day Injury List Knee
Kevin Pillar 60 Day Injury List Shoulder
Blake Treinen 60 Day Injury List Shoulder
Walker Buehler 60 Day Injury List Elbow
Jimmy Nelson 60 Day Injury List Elbow
Dustin May 60 Day Injury List Elbow
Victor Gonzalez 60 Day Injury List Elbow

Marlins Injury Report

Name Status Injury
Jorge Soler 10 Day Injury List Back
Avisaíl García 10 Day Injury List Hamstring
Trevor Rogers 15 Day Injury List Back
Anthony Bender 15 Day Injury List Elbow
Jordan Holloway 60 Day Injury List Elbow
Jazz Chisholm 60 Day Injury List Back
Paul Campbell 60 Day Injury List Elbow
Cody Poteet 60 Day Injury List Elbow
Max Meyer 60 Day Injury List Arm
Sean Guenther 60 Day Injury List Arm
Daniel Castano 7 Day Injury List Head
Garrett Cooper Day-to-day Head

Last Time Out: Dodgers and Marlins

These squads meet again following the Dodgers’ 2-1 victory over the Marlins yesterday. Chris Martin (1.00 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 1 K) registered the win for the Dodgers. Mookie Betts went 3-for-4 with a double and a triple to lead the team on offense. Dylan Floro (1.00 IP, 1 R, 1 H, 1 K) was credited with the loss on the mound for the Marlins.

Betting Trends

Dodgers Betting Records and Team Stats

The Dodgers have won 81, or 71.1%, of the 114 games they’ve played as favorites this season. Los Angeles has a record of 11-5, a 68.8% win rate, when favored by -272 or more by oddsmakers this season. The Dodgers have a 73.1% chance to win this game based on the implied probability of the moneyline. Games involving Los Angeles have gone over the total set by oddsmakers in 49 of 118 chances this season. In 118 games with a spread this season, the Dodgers are 73-45-0 ATS.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
Freddie Freeman 118 .314 (4) .393 (5) .513 (13) 3.0% (74) 14.8% (23) 11.0% (30)
Mookie Betts 102 .278 (37) .348 (42) .545 (7) 5.8% (10) 16.5% (45) 9.1% (63)
Trea Turner 118 .304 (8) .344 (50) .490 (22) 3.5% (55) 18.7% (65) 5.8% (123)
Will Smith 102 .269 (45) .356 (28) .467 (34) 4.0% (38) 15.3% (32) 10.6% (38)
Gavin Lux 109 .293 (20) .370 (17) .435 (62) 1.5% (125) 18.4% (61) 11.2% (26)

Marlins Betting Records and Team Stats

The Marlins have won in 23, or 33.3%, of the 69 contests they have been named as odds-on underdogs in this year. Miami has been listed as an underdog of +223 or more on two occasions this season and split those games. Oddsmakers have implied with the moneyline set for this matchup that the Marlins have a 31% chance of pulling out a win. Miami’s games have gone over the total in 51 of their 119 opportunities. The Marlins are 54-65-0 against the spread in their 119 games with a line set by sportsbooks this season.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
Jesús Aguilar 109 .234 (116) .285 (133) .392 (104) 3.4% (59) 23.2% (97) 6.2% (113)
Miguel Rojas 107 .233 (117) .284 (134) .332 (137) 1.5% (125) 12.0% (10) 5.9% (121)
Garrett Cooper 94 .269 (45) .345 (46) .415 (79) 1.9% (111) 25.0% (123) 8.7% (73)
Jon Berti 65 .266 (-) .351 (-) .372 (-) 0.8% (-) 21.8% (-) 10.9% (-)
Joey Wendle 70 .261 (-) .301 (-) .357 (-) 0.8% (-) 12.5% (-) 4.3% (-)

Dodgers vs. Marlins Picks and Predictions

Our prediction for this matchup is the Dodgers to win (-272 on the moneyline), while we project the scoring will go over the total (8 runs).

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WRITTEN BY

Stacy Sailer

Stacy has been a baseball fan for as long as she can remember. She admits that she grew up as a spoiled Yankees fan in the late-90’s/early 2000’s, but has slowly evolved into a disgruntled Yankees fan due to their lone championship title in the last 21 seasons. She follows other sports, but her first love has always been baseball and loves getting to share her insight and knowledge with the Betsperts community.

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