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The Miami Marlins (7-9) and New York Mets (9-8) will continue a three-game National League East series on Wednesday night at Citi Field, with the first pitch scheduled for 7:10 p.m. ET.

Las Vegas oddsmakers have established the Mets as plus-115 home underdogs despite some incredible numbers by their starting pitcher, while the total stands at seven, but is receiving some upward pressure in the betting market.

R.A. Dickey (2-1, 5.75 ERA) registered a perfect 3-0 record in three starts versus the Marlins in 2011, as he didn't surrender a single earned run in 20 innings pitched.  It's still important to note that he's 5-2 with a  3.91 ERA in nine career games in this divisional series.

The Mets are 5-2 in Dickey's last seven starts as a home underdog, while the "under" is 5-1 in that situation.

Umpire Bill Miller may help the right-hander's cause, with the home team being 3-1 in his four games behind home plate this year.

Miami has been pressing at the plate in dropping ...

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