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The Miami Marlins (15-19) host the Washington Nationals (12-24) in a battle between NL East foes on Monday night. Both squads lost their last series and will look to flip the switch to gain some momentum. Washington and Miami each have struggled recently, going 3-7 in their last 10 outings. Sandy Alcantara (2-2, 2.74 ERA) starts for Miami. Meanwhile, Aaron Sanchez (2-2, 7.58 ERA) gets the nod for Washington.

The first pitch is set for 6:40 p.m. ET. Caesars Sportsbook lists Miami as the -185 favorite (risk $185 to win $100) in the latest Nationals vs. Marlins odds. The over-under for total runs scored is eight. Before making any Marlins vs. Nationals picks, you need to see the MLB predictions and betting advice from SportsLine's advanced computer model.

The SportsLine Projection Model simulates every MLB game 10,000 times and it is off to a profitable start to the 2022 season. It's on a 33-25 roll on top-rated MLB money-line picks through six weeks, returning over $300 for $100 players. Anyone following it has seen some huge returns.

Now, the model has set its sights on Nationals vs. Marlins and just locked in its picks and MLB predictions. You can head to SportsLine now to see the picks. Here are several MLB odds and trends for Marlins vs. Nationals: 

  • Nationals vs. Marlins money line: Miami -185, Washington +165
  • Nationals vs. Marlins run line: Miami -1.5 (+115)
  • Nationals vs. Marlins over-under: 8 runs
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  • WAS: Over is 4-0 in Nationals' last four road games vs. a team with a losing record
  • MIA: Marlins are 5-0 in their last five vs. National League East
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Why you should back the Marlins

First baseman Jesus Aguilar is a run producer who makes solid contact. Aguilar has decent pitch recognition and can draw some walks. The 2018 All-Star has a batting average of .263 with five homers and 17 RBI. On May 14, he went 2-for-5 with a two-run bomb.

Second baseman Jazz Chisholm Jr. has been an exciting piece in the lineup for Miami. Chisholm Jr. has a smooth and compact swing that allows him to spray the ball all across the yard. The 24-year-old is leading the team in batting average (.288) and RBI (24) with six homers. Chisholm Jr. has recorded a hit in eight of his last 10 games. On May 14, he went 2-for-5 with two singles.

Why you should back the Nationals

Left fielder Juan Soto owns electric hands and terrific instincts at the plate. Soto has great power due to his smooth left-handed stroke. The two-time All-MLB First Team selection is first on the squad in home runs (8) with a batting average of .260 with 11 RBI. He's finished with a hit in seven of his last eight matchups. On May 12, he was 2-for-4 with a double and solo home run.

Keibert Ruiz has all the tools needed to be an excellent catcher. Ruiz is a switch-hitter with some nice pop in his swing. The 23-year-old also displays a solid throwing arm from behind the plate. Ruiz has a batting average of .267 with one homer and 10 runs batted in. In his last matchup, he went 2-for-4 with two singles and two runs scored. 

How to make Nationals vs. Marlins picks

SportsLine's model is leaning over on the run total, projecting 8.8 combined runs. It also says one side of the money line has all the value. You can only get the model's MLB picks at SportsLine.

So who wins Marlins vs. Nationals? And which side has all the value? Visit SportsLine now to see which side you need to jump on, all from the model that has crushed its MLB picks, and find out.