Monday, May 8, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Carlos Martinez vs. Adam Conley
The St. Louis Cardinals head to Marlins Park on Monday, May 8, 2017 to take on the Miami Marlins. The expected starting pitchers are Carlos Martinez for the Cardinals and Adam Conley for the Marlins.
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The odds for this matchup have St. Louis at -110 and Miami at +100. The Cardinals have a 16-11-2 over/under mark and a 13-16-0 run line record. The Marlins are 14-16-0 against the run line and have a 16-12-2 over/under record.
Valuable St. Louis Cardinals Betting Trends
The St. Louis Cardinals are 16-11-2 against the over/under
The St. Louis Cardinals are 13-16-0 against the run line
Important Miami Marlins Betting Trends
The Miami Marlins are 16-12-2 against the over/under
The Miami Marlins are 14-16-0 against the run line
Key St. Louis Cardinals Injuries
05/07/17 RF Jose Martinez Groin 10-day DL (05/08)
05/07/17 CF Dexter Fowler Shoulder "?" Monday vs. Miami Marlins
05/06/17 RF Stephen Piscotty Hamstring 10-day DL (5/5)
05/03/17 P Tyler Lyons Side 10-day DL (5/2)
04/20/17 3B Jhonny Peralta Respiratory 10-day DL (4/20)
04/18/17 P John Gant Groin 10-day DL (3/30)
04/10/17 P Alex Reyes Elbow 10-day DL (3/30)
Key Miami Marlins Injuries
05/07/17 3B Martin Prado Hamstring left last game, "?" Monday vs. St. Louis Cardinals
05/06/17 P Wei-Yin Chen Arm 10-day DL (5/02)
05/04/17 P Edinson Volquez Finger 10-day DL (5/3)
04/02/17 P Odrisamer Despaigne Oblique 10-day DL (3/30)
04/01/17 P Jeff Locke Bicep 10-day DL (3/30)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Cardinals have a 15-14 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Carlos Martinez has a 1-3 record with an earned run average of 3.75 and a WHIP of 1.31. He has 43 strikeouts over his 36 innings pitched and he's given up 32 hits. He allows 8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.51. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.72 and they have given up 95 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .269 against the bullpen and they've struck out 85 hitters and walked 38 batters. As a team, St. Louis allows 9 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 3.77. The Cardinals pitchers collectively have given up 261 base hits and 109 earned runs. They have allowed 29 home runs this season, ranking them 27th in the league. St. Louis as a pitching staff has walked 89 batters and struck out 244. They have walked 3.1 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.4 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.35 and their FIP as a unit is 3.79.
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As a team St. Louis is hitting .262, good for 7th in the league. The Cardinals hold a .425 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .336, which is good for 7th in baseball. They rank 9th in MLB with 8.9 hits per game. Dexter Fowler is hitting .223 with an on-base percentage of .302. He has 23 hits this season in 103 at bats with 9 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .408 and an OPS+ of 87. Yadier Molina is hitting .271 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .327. He has totaled 23 hits and he has driven in 10 men in 85 at bats. His OPS+ is 82 while his slugging percentage is at .353. The Cardinals have 258 hits, including 55 doubles and 32 home runs. St. Louis has walked 105 times so far this season and they have struck out 236 times as a unit. They have left 221 men on base and have a team OPS of .761. They score 4.31 runs per contest and have scored a total of 125 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Miami has a 13-17 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 6.12, Adam Conley has a 2-2 record and a 1.44 WHIP. He has 21 strikeouts over the 25 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 23 hits. He allows 8.3 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.12. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.59 and they have given up 103 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .231 against the Marlins bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 105 batters and walked 53 opposing hitters. As a team, Miami allows 8.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 8 batters per nine innings. They are 24th in the league in team earned run average at 4.43. The Marlins pitchers as a team have surrendered 234 base knocks and 128 earned runs this season. They have given up 38 home runs this year, which ranks 11th in Major League Baseball. Miami as a staff has walked 130 hitters and struck out 232 batters. They give up a walk 4.5 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.40 while their FIP as a staff is 4.73.
As a team, they are batting .262, good for 6th in the league. The Marlins hold a .395 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .318, which is good for 18th in baseball. They rank 4th in MLB with 9.3 hits per contest. Giancarlo Stanton comes into this matchup batting .250 with an OBP of .325. He has 28 hits this year along with 21 RBI in 112 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .509 with an OPS+ of 120. Marcell Ozuna is hitting .315 this season and he has an OBP of .379. He has collected 35 hits in 111 at bats while driving in 26 runs. He has an OPS+ of 157 and a slugging percentage of .595. The Marlins as a unit have 270 base hits, including 32 doubles and 31 homers. Miami has walked 75 times this year and they have struck out on 233 occasions. They have had 205 men left on base and have an OPS of .713. They have scored 4.41 runs per game and totaled 128 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Cardinals/Marlins MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Cardinals -110
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