Tuesday, July 4, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Jose Urena vs. Lance Lynn
The Miami Marlins visit Busch Stadium on Tuesday, July 4, 2017 to play the St. Louis Cardinals. The probable starters are Jose Urena for the Marlins and Lance Lynn for the Cardinals.
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The opening line for this matchup has Miami at +134 and St. Louis at -144. The Marlins have a 43-31-6 over/under record and a 40-40-0 run line mark. The Cardinals are 36-45-0 against the run line and have a 45-33-3 over/under record.
Valuable Miami Marlins Betting Trends
The Miami Marlins are 43-31-6 against the over/under
The Miami Marlins are 40-40-0 against the run line
Important St. Louis Cardinals Betting Trends
The St. Louis Cardinals are 45-33-3 against the over/under
The St. Louis Cardinals are 36-45-0 against the run line
Key Miami Marlins Injuries
06/23/17 P Brad Ziegler Back 10-day DL (06/21)
05/09/17 SS Miguel Rojas Thumb 60-day DL (05/09)
05/06/17 P Wei-Yin Chen Arm 10-day DL (05/02)
Key St. Louis Cardinals Injuries
06/26/17 CF Dexter Fowler Heel 10-day DL (06/25)
06/26/17 P Kevin Siegrist Back 10-day DL (06/23)
06/20/17 2B Kolten Wong Tricep 10-day DL (06/15)
06/01/17 P Zach Duke Elbow 60-day DL (03/29)
04/10/17 P Alex Reyes Elbow 60-day DL (03/30)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Marlins have a 36-44 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Jose Urena has a 6-3 record with an earned run average of 3.42 and a WHIP of 1.23. He has 48 strikeouts over his 76.1 innings pitched and he's given up 67 hits. He allows 7.9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.79. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.12 and they have given up 289 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .248 against the bullpen and they've struck out 292 hitters and walked 132 batters. As a team, Miami allows 8.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.1 batters per nine innings. They are 18th in the league in team earned run average at 4.48. The Marlins pitchers collectively have given up 668 base hits and 353 earned runs. They have allowed 87 home runs this season, ranking them 28th in the league. Miami as a pitching staff has walked 310 batters and struck out 634. They have walked 3.9 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.1 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.38 and their FIP as a unit is 4.42.
As a team Miami is hitting .263, good for 8th in the league. The Marlins hold a .418 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .324, which is good for 16th in baseball. They rank 8th in MLB with 9.0 hits per game. Giancarlo Stanton is hitting .266 with an on-base percentage of .350. He has 79 hits this season in 297 at bats with 50 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .532 and an OPS+ of 133. Marcell Ozuna is hitting .316 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .376. He has totaled 97 hits and he has driven in 59 men in 307 at bats. His OPS+ is 151 while his slugging percentage is at .573. The Marlins have 723 hits, including 123 doubles and 93 home runs. Miami has walked 216 times so far this season and they have struck out 620 times as a unit. They have left 538 men on base and have a team OPS of .742. They score 4.58 runs per contest and have scored a total of 366 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
St. Louis has a 39-42 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.90, Lance Lynn has a 6-5 record and a 1.17 WHIP. He has 86 strikeouts over the 90 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 69 hits. He allows 6.9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.41. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.34 and they have given up 253 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .250 against the Cardinals bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 252 batters and walked 99 opposing hitters. As a team, St. Louis allows 8.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.4 batters per nine innings. They are 8th in the league in team earned run average at 4.05. The Cardinals pitchers as a team have surrendered 688 base knocks and 331 earned runs this season. They have given up 93 home runs this year, which ranks 25th in Major League Baseball. St. Louis as a staff has walked 261 hitters and struck out 687 batters. They give up a walk 3.2 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.4 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.29 while their FIP as a staff is 4.12.
As a team, they are batting .251, good for 20th in the league. The Cardinals hold a .415 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .326, which is good for 14th in baseball. They rank 21st in MLB with 8.5 hits per contest. Aledmys Diaz comes into this matchup batting .260 with an OBP of .293. He has 71 hits this year along with 20 RBI in 273 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .396 with an OPS+ of 81. Jedd Gyorko is hitting .295 this season and he has an OBP of .361. He has collected 75 hits in 254 at bats while driving in 40 runs. He has an OPS+ of 129 and a slugging percentage of .512. The Cardinals as a unit have 689 base hits, including 143 doubles and 95 homers. St. Louis has walked 288 times this year and they have struck out on 664 occasions. They have had 544 men left on base and have an OPS of .741. They have scored 4.46 runs per game and totaled 361 runs this season.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Cardinals -144 and under 3 total runs
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