Phillies Favored to Sweep Marlins with Game 2 Wild Card Win

  • The Philadelphia Phillies have -153 odds to win Game 2 against the Miami Marlins.
  • Miami has +128 odds to win and avoid elimination in the National League Wild Card Series.
  • Aaron Nola has -157 odds to go over 5.5 strikeouts in Philadelphia.

PHILADELPHIA – Betting odds for Game 2 of the National League Wild Card Series favors the Philadelphia Phillies (-157) to defeat the Miami Marlins. A win would send the Phillies to the National League Divisional Series against the Atlanta Braves.

Braxton Garrett (9-7, 3.66 ERA) will start on the mound for the Marlins, who can stretch the series to a win or go home Game 3 on Thursday with a win. Aaron Nola (12-9, 4.46 ERA) is the Game 2 starter for the Philles who limited Miami’s offense to one run in Game 1.

The Phillies won eight of Nola’s last nine starts, leading USA online sportsbooks to favor Philadelphia to win Game 2.

Philadelphia Phillies Vs Miami Marlins Game 2 Odds

Team Spread Moneyline Total
Miami Marlins +1.5 (-170) +128 O8.0 (-105)
Philadelphia Phillies -1.5 (+145) -153 U8.0 (-115)

Marlins starter Braxton Garrett gave up four earned runs in four innings pitched during his last start. He had given up two earned runs across two starts prior to that outing.

Still, sportsbooks for Florida players favor Philadelphia after putting up eight hits and three earned runs against left-hander Jesus Luzardo in Game 1.

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Aaron Nola Strikeouts Prop Vs Miami Marlins

Nola gave up exactly four earned runs and six strikeouts in all three starts against the Marlins this season. There are -157 odds at MLB sportsbooks for Nola to record over 5.5 strikeouts on Wednesday night.

Aaron Nola Strikeouts Prop

  • Over 5.5 Strikeouts -157
  • Under 5.5 Strikeouts +121

Nola went over 5.5 strikeouts in three of his last four starts. He had eight strikeouts in each of his last two starts heading into the postseason.

With a postseason Phillies crowd behind him and recent dominant pitching, Nola has good value at -157 to go over 5.5 strikeouts against a struggling Miami offense.