San Diego Padres vs. Miami Marlins Prediction, Preview, and Odds – 5-31-2023

The San Diego Padres and Miami Marlins will take the field on Wednesday at loanDepot Park. First pitch is at 6:40 p.m. ET.

San Diego (24-29 SU and 26-27 RL) is starting left-hander Blake Snell. The 30-year-old is 1-6 with a 5.04 ERA and 1.56 WHIP in his ten outings this season.

Miami (28-26 SU and 22-32 RL) is starting lefty Braxton Garrett. The 25-year-old is 1-2 with a 4.50 ERA and 1.40 WHIP in ten appearances (nine starts) this year.

The Padres are -115 moneyline favorites and the game total is 8.5.

San Diego is five games under .500 after losing two of three in New York to the Yankees. Are the Padres frauds?

SD scores 4.04 runs per game (25th) and hits .221 (30th) with a .699 OPS (23rd). It's hit 63 long balls (13th) and stolen 37 bases (16th) this season. The Padres' pitching staff sports a 3.98 ERA (9th) and a 1.25 WHIP (9th) with 22 quality starts.

Snell gets the start for San Diego on Wednesday. The veteran left-hander held Washington to one run on four hits in his last appearance. His last victory came back on May 1 vs. Cincinnati (three earned runs on eight hits in six frames). Snell, who has a 54:21 K:BB ratio this season, is 2-1 with a 3.86 ERA and 30 strikeouts in four career starts versus Miami (21.0 IP).

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