Bet the Money Line: Diamondbacks vs. Marlins 5/2/22

by | Last updated May 2, 2022 | mlb

Arizona Diamondbacks vs Miami Marlins

Date: Monday, May 2nd, 2:10 ET

Location: LoanDepot park


Money Line: Diamondbacks +120 / Marlins -143 (Bovada – 50% Bonus! Rebates on ALL your bets; win, lose or draw! Awesome live betting! FAST Bitcoin payouts! What more could you ask for!)

Total Line: 7


Arizona Diamondbacks: 10-13-0 SU / OU 7-15-1 / Run Line W/L 13-10-0
Miami Marlins: 12-9-0 SU / OU 8-13-0 / Run Line W/L 12-9-0


Arizona: Zac Gallen (0-0, 0.6)
Miami: Pablo Lopez (3-0, 0.39)

Diamondbacks Projected Lineup

C Carson Kelly
SS Nick Ahmed
RF Pavin Smith
1B Seth Beer
3B Sergio Alcantára
LF David Peralta
1B Christian Walker
CF Daulton Varsho
2B Ketel Marte
P Zac Gallen

Marlins Projected Lineup

3B Joey Wendle
SS Miguel Rojas
RF Avisaíl García
1B Garrett Cooper
C Jacob Stallings
LF Jorge Soler
CF Jesus Sanchez
2B Jasrado Chisholm Jr.
1B Jesús Aguilar
P Pablo López

The Miami Marlins host the Arizona Diamondbacks on Monday, May 2nd at LoanDepot park. The first pitch in this matchup is scheduled for 2:10 ET. The MLB Odds Board places Miami as the favorite (-143), with an OU line set at 7.

Recent Form

The Diamondbacks come into this game having suffered a 7-5 loss to St. Louis. The loss came as Arizona was the betting underdogs, getting 155.0. Through 23 games as the underdog, the team has a win percentage of 43.0%. On their way to giving up 7 runs, the Arizona pitching staff allowed a total of 9 hits. Offensively, the team generated a total of 6 hits of their own. Together, the Diamondbacks and St. Louis combined to surpass the over-under betting line set at 7.5 runs. Even with this game going over the total, Arizona still has an over-under record of just 7-15-1.

The Diamondbacks are looking to continue adding wins, as they are 3-2 over their last 5 games. Over this stretch, the team has a positive run differential at 1. In their last 5 contests, Arizona is averaging 3.8 runs per game, right in line with their season average of 3.17. Arizona’s overall series record is just 1-3-3.

The Marlins will be looking to move on from a tough loss to Seattle by the score of 7-3. This was a disappointing loss for the Marlins, as they were favored to win at -124.0. For the season, the team has been favored in 12 games, winning at a rate of 67.0%. For the game, Miami’s staff gave up 7 runs, on 12 hits, while on offense, Miami came up with 10 hits leading to 3 runs. In terms of the over-under, the Marlins and Seattle combined to surpass the line of 6.5 runs. So far, Miami has an over-under record of just 8-13-0.

In their last 5 games, the Marlins have put together a record of 4-1. During this time, the team’s run differential sits at 2. Offensively, Miami’s lineup has been steady 3.8 runs per game over their last 5 contests. For the season, the team comes in with a per-game average of 3.95. On the season, Miami has won more than half of their series, going 4-3-0.

Pitching Matchup

For the Diamondbacks, Zac Gallen gets the start. So far, he has a record of 0-0. Currently, Gallen has a strong ERA of just 0.6, while pitching an average of 5.0 innings per outing. So far, batters are hitting just 0.118 against him. On the season, Zac Gallen struck out 25.0% of the batter he has faced while averaging 8.0 K’s per 9 innings. Leading into the game, he has shown a strong command of his pitches, averaging just 1.33 walks per contest.

For the Marlins, Pablo Lopez gets the start. So far, he has put together a record of 3-0. Heading into his matchup vs Arizona, Lopez has a strong ERA, sitting at just 0.39. This has come while averaging 5.78 innings per appearance. In his previous outings, he has a combined batting average allowed of 0.16 and has yet to give up a home run. A strength of Pablo Lopez’s game is his ability to generate swings and misses, striking out batters at a rate of 27.1%. Throughout the season, his strong command has led to an average of just 1 walk per contest.

Arizona vs Miami History

Today’s matchup between the Arizona Diamondbacks and Miami Marlins will be their first meeting of the season. Dating back to last season, Miami picked up 5 wins compared to 2 for Arizona. In these 6 meetings, the two teams combined for an over-under record of 2-4, with the average scoring differential sitting at 4.57 runs. Last year, the Diamondbacks and Marlins combined to average 8.0 runs per game.

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Betting Trends

  • Diamondbacks are 31-69 in their last 100 games vs. a right-handed starter.
  • Diamondbacks are 19-43 in their last 62 when their opponent allows 5 runs or more in their previous game.
  • Marlins are 7-0 in their last 7 games with the total set at 7.0-8.5.
  • Marlins are 7-1 in their last 8 overall.

Arizona Diamondbacks at Miami Marlins Prediction

In a matchup of two outstanding starters, look for Pablo Lopez and the Marlins to come away with the win. An opportunity to grab Miami at -143 with Lopez on the mound is a good value bet.

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