Dodgers Vs Marlins: MLB Betting Odds, Trends & Stats – May 15, 2021

Posted By Staff on May 15, 2021

The Los Angeles Dodgers (21-17) will look for continued production from a batter on a roll when they match up against the Miami Marlins (17-21) on Saturday at 9:10 PM ET at Dodger Stadium. Max Muncy is currently on a three-game home run streak for the favored Dodgers (-305) in the contest against the underdog Marlins (+250). Los Angeles has Trevor Bauer projected to start, while Miami has yet to name a starting pitcher.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of May 15, 2021, 2:00 PM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Dodgers vs Marlins Betting Odds

Dodgers Probable Starter Trevor Bauer

  • Bauer (3-2 with a 2.50 ERA and 67 strikeouts in 50 1/3 innings pitched) gets the start for the Dodgers, his ninth of the season.
  • The right-hander last appeared on Sunday against the Angels, when he tossed six innings, allowing two earned runs while giving up four hits.
  • He will face a Marlins offense that ranks 22nd in the league with 155 total runs scored while batting .233 as a unit. His opponent has a collective .375 slugging percentage (22nd in MLB action) and has hit a total of 36 home runs (23rd in the league).
  • The Dodgers have a 3-5 record in Bauer’s eight starts this season when they were favored on the moneyline.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of May 15, 2021 at 2:07 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Marlins Stats vs Bauer

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Adam Duvall 9 .222 2 1 3 .222 .889
Corey Dickerson 9 .333 3 0 1 .333 .666
Miguel Rojas 5 .400 2 0 0 .500 .900
Brian Anderson 3 .333 1 0 1 .500 .833
Sandy León 3 .333 1 1 1 .500 1.833
Garrett Cooper 1 .000 0 0 0 .500 .500

Dodgers Betting Trends

  • The Dodgers score an average of 5.3 runs per home game and 5.1 per contest away from Dodger Stadium.
  • The Dodgers score the third-most runs in baseball (196 total, 5.2 per game).
  • The Dodgers have been the moneyline favorite 37 total times this season. They’ve finished 21-16 in those games.
  • Los Angeles has played as a moneyline favorite of -305 or shorter in only one game this season, which they won.
  • Los Angeles has had an over/under set by bookmakers 38 times, and has combined with opponents to go over the total in 19 of those games (19-17-2).
  • Los Angeles went 5-5 across the 10 games it was favored on the moneyline in its last 10 matchups.
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Marlins Betting Trends

  • The Marlins rank 22nd in the league with 155 total runs scored this season.
  • In 21 road games this season, they’ve scored 4.2 runs per contest compared to the 3.9 per game they average at home.
  • This season, the Marlins have been the underdog 22 times and won eight, or 36.4%, of those games.
  • Miami has not entered a game this season as a bigger underdog on the moneyline than the +250 odds on them winning this game.
  • Miami’s games have gone over the total in 17 of their 38 chances.
  • In five games over the last 10 matchups when set as the underdog by sportsbooks, Miami has a record of 1-4.

Dodgers Players to Watch

  • Justin Turner has a team-high batting average of .311 and leads the Dodgers in runs batted in (23).
  • Among the qualified hitters in MLB, Turner’s 41 hits rank 15th, his .311 AVG ranks 14th, and his .404 OBP ranks 11th.
  • Muncy has hit eight home runs to lead his team.
  • Among qualified hitters in MLB action, Muncy ranks 17th in HR (8), and fourth in OBP (.424).

Dodgers Batting Stats (2021)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Corey Seager 146 .267 20 4 22 .352 .777
Justin Turner 132 .311 25 7 23 .404 .934
Mookie Betts 128 .258 20 4 12 .367 .812
Max Muncy 115 .243 24 8 22 .424 .920
Chris Taylor 115 .287 31 4 14 .418 .905
Will Smith 99 .253 17 3 13 .345 .789
Gavin Lux 98 .235 9 1 12 .260 .587
A.J. Pollock 94 .277 13 4 17 .320 .777
Austin Barnes 55 .218 5 0 7 .358 .613
Matt Beaty 46 .304 9 1 18 .429 .842

Marlins Players to Watch

  • Jesus Aguilar is batting .294 this season with a team-high nine home runs and 32 RBI.
  • Among qualified hitters in MLB, Aguilar ranks eighth in HR (9), and second in RBI (32).
  • Miguel Rojas has 38 hits and an OBP of .370 to go with a slugging percentage of .462 this season.
  • Rojas ranks fifth in SLG among qualified hitters in the majors.

Marlins Batting Stats (2021)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Miguel Rojas 130 .292 27 2 14 .370 .832
Adam Duvall 126 .222 14 7 25 .263 .700
Jesús Aguilar 126 .294 18 9 32 .366 .937
Corey Dickerson 109 .303 17 1 8 .377 .790
Garrett Cooper 108 .204 10 2 12 .277 .573
Brian Anderson 97 .196 7 2 10 .235 .524
Jon Berti 88 .170 13 2 8 .288 .595
Lewis Brinson 58 .224 3 2 5 .237 .599
Sandy León 54 .204 3 1 2 .232 .510
Chad Wallach 50 .240 2 0 5 .273 .593

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