Wednesday's interleague matchup between the Marlins and Astros is set for 8:10 PM ET from Minute Maid Park in Houston. The Astros are the heavy favorite on the money line, with their odds sitting at -255, while the Marlins are +211 underdogs. The over/under line is currently at 8 runs.

Miami comes in with a record of 32-59, which has them in 5th place in the NL East, while the Astros are 2nd in the AL West at 47-44. Framber Valdez will be on the mound for the Astros, and the Marlins are set to start Bryan Hoeing.


The Pick: OVER 8 Runs

This game will be played at Minute Maid Park at 8:10 ET on Wednesday, July 10th.


  • We have the Astros winning by a score of 5 to 4
  • However, if you're looking for a run line pick, we like the Marlins to cover
  • As for an over/under pick, we have this game finishing with 9 runs and like the over

Houston picked up a 4-3 win over the Marlins in the most recent game of this series. The Astros had a late rally, scoring two runs in the 7th and another two in the 8th. As for the Marlins, they scored one run in the 1st and added their final two runs in the 7th.

Ronel Blanco started for the Astros and picked up the win, going seven innings and giving up two earned runs. He finished the game with seven strikeouts but issued a costly home run. Josh Hader closed things out for Houston.

Trevor Rogers got the start for the Marlins, going just 5 1/3 innings and giving up two earned runs. He finished the game with five strikeouts but issued two walks. Huascar Brazoban took the loss out of the bullpen.

Marlins Records & Stats

Miami is 32-59 overall, putting them 5th in the NL East, and they trail the Phillies by 27 games for the division lead. So far, they have really struggled against other NL East teams, going 7-19. The Marlins dropped the first game of this series vs. the Astros.

At home, the Marlins are just 18-31 this year, and they are 14-28 on the road. As the underdog, Miami is 28-46 this year, compared to 4-13 as the favorite. Miami's overall series record is 8-19-2, and they are just 3-7 over their last 10 games.

When it comes to the run line, the Marlins have been a better bet on the road this season, going 22-20. They have covered in three straight games and have a run line record of 41-50 overall. Miami has been the underdog in 74 games and has covered in 39 of those contests.

When the Miami Marlins are on the road, the over/under line has been set at 8 runs for their games this season. Miami's games have averaged 8.5 runs per game, and their over/under record is 47-42 overall. When the line has been set at 8 runs, their over/under record is 11-9-1. This season, 47.3% of their games have had over/under lines set higher than 8 runs, while 29.7% have had lower lines.

Miami is sending right-hander Bryan Hoeing to the mound today vs. the Astros. He has made one start this year and 12 appearances. Hoeing's record is 0-1, and he has an ERA of 1.99. Opponents are batting .198 off Hoeing this year. In his 22 2/3 innings of work, he has a WHIP of 1.06. The right-hander most recently pitched on July 5th vs. the White Sox, where he took the loss, going three innings and giving up one earned run. Before that, he had three straight appearances where he didn't allow a run.

So far this season, the Marlins are the worst scoring team in the league, averaging just 3.5 runs per game. They have been even worse on the road, averaging only 3 runs per contest. Miami's team batting average of .230 is below average, and they are also near the bottom of the league in on-base percentage and slugging. The Marlins have also struggled in terms of their isolated power, as they are 26th in the league in this category.

Jazz Chisholm Jr. comes into the game with the 2nd most home runs on the team (11) and is batting .258 for the season. Bryan De La Cruz has been the team's top power threat, as his 15 homers is 12th best in the league. De La Cruz is also leading the Marlins with 43 RBIs. Over his last seven games, Jesús Sánchez is hitting .333 with three homers.

Astros Records & Stats

The Astros are 47-44 overall this season, which has them 2nd in the AL West, two games behind the Mariners for the division lead. Houston took the first game of their series vs. the Marlins, and they are 7-3 across their last ten games. In the AL West, they have been solid, putting together a record of 15-12 against other teams in the division.

At home, the Astros are 25-19 this season and 22-25 on the road. Houston has been good as the favorite this season, putting up a mark of 35-32. As the underdog, the Astros are 12-12 this year. So far, they have won nine straight games as the favorite.

When the Astros are the favorite, they are 31-36 against the run line. When they are the underdog, they are 15-9. Their overall run line record is 46-45, and their average run margin is +0.4 runs per game. Their average run margin in winning games is +3.9 runs per game, and their average run margin in losing games is -3.3 runs per game. Their run line record at home is 22-22, with a scoring margin of +1.1 runs per game. Their run line record on the road is 24-23, with a scoring margin of -0.2 runs per game.

Today's over/under line for the Houston Astros' game against the Miami Marlins is set at 8 runs. The Astros have a combined run average of 9.1 runs per game this season, and their over/under record is 35-52. When the over/under line is set at 8 runs, their record is 5-7-2. So far this season, 65.9% of their games have had over/under lines set higher than 8 runs, and their current under streak is at 2 games.

Framber Valdez will be looking to build off his last outing, where he picked up the win and gave up just one earned run in seven innings of work. In that July 4th outing vs. the Blue Jays, he gave up just six hits and issued two walks. Looking back over his last four outings, Valdez has given up just one earned run in three of those starts. His record for the season is 7-5, and he has an ERA of 3.84 to go along with a WHIP of 1.30. Valdez has made nine quality starts this season and is averaging 7.09 strikeouts per nine innings.

Yordan Alvarez and Kyle Tucker have been a great 1-2 punch in the Astros lineup this season, as they are both in the top 10 in home runs and are batting .295 and .266, respectively. Alvarez has gone 3/23 in his last seven games, including three homers and nine RBIs. Overall, he is 8th in the league with 50 RBIs. Tucker is 5th on the team with 40 RBIs.

As a team, the Astros are the league's top hitting team, with a batting average of .263. They are also the top home run hitting team in the league and are averaging 4.8 runs per game. At home, they are averaging 5.1 runs per contest.