Tuesday, May 9, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Adam Wainwright vs. Dan Straily
The St. Louis Cardinals visit Marlins Park on Tuesday, May 9, 2017 to play the Miami Marlins. The probable starters are Adam Wainwright for the Cardinals and Dan Straily for the Marlins.
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The opening line for this matchup has St. Louis at -105 and Miami at -105. The Cardinals have a 17-11-2 over/under record and a 14-16-0 run line mark. 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 17-11-2 against the over/under
The St. Louis Cardinals are 14-16-0 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 (5/7)
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
05/08/17 3B Martin Prado Hamstring is downgraded to doubtful 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 16-14 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Adam Wainwright has a 2-3 record with an earned run average of 6.30 and a WHIP of 1.97. He has 30 strikeouts over his 30 innings pitched and he's given up 49 hits. He allows 14.7 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.73. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.42 and they have given up 101 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .265 against the bullpen and they've struck out 94 hitters and walked 43 batters. As a team, St. Louis allows 8.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.5 batters per nine innings. They are 7th in the league in team earned run average at 3.68. The Cardinals pitchers collectively have given up 272 base hits and 112 earned runs. They have allowed 30 home runs this season, ranking them 28th in the league. St. Louis as a pitching staff has walked 96 batters and struck out 259. They have walked 3.2 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.5 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.34 and their FIP as a unit is 3.74.
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As a team St. Louis is hitting .259, good for 8th in the league. The Cardinals hold a .427 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .333, which is good for 8th in baseball. They rank 8th in MLB with 8.9 hits per game. Aledmys Diaz is hitting .267 with an on-base percentage of .282. He has 32 hits this season in 120 at bats with 13 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .442 and an OPS+ of 89. Jedd Gyorko is hitting .345 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .402. He has totaled 29 hits and he has driven in 12 men in 84 at bats. His OPS+ is 178 while his slugging percentage is at .667. The Cardinals have 268 hits, including 59 doubles and 35 home runs. St. Louis has walked 110 times so far this season and they have struck out 246 times as a unit. They have left 229 men on base and have a team OPS of .759. They score 4.37 runs per contest and have scored a total of 131 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Miami has a 13-17 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.65, Dan Straily has a 1-3 record and a 1.19 WHIP. He has 32 strikeouts over the 31 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 20 hits. He allows 5.8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.77. 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 7.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 8 batters per nine innings. They are 20th in the league in team earned run average at 4.28. The Marlins pitchers as a team have surrendered 235 base knocks and 128 earned runs this season. They have given up 38 home runs this year, which ranks 14th in Major League Baseball. Miami as a staff has walked 132 hitters and struck out 238 batters. They give up a walk 4.4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.36 while their FIP as a staff is 4.64.
As a team, they are batting .265, good for 5th in the league. The Marlins hold a .405 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .320, which is good for 17th in baseball. They rank 3rd in MLB with 9.4 hits per contest. Giancarlo Stanton comes into this matchup batting .256 with an OBP of .328. He has 30 hits this year along with 25 RBI in 117 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .556 with an OPS+ of 134. Marcell Ozuna is hitting .319 this season and he has an OBP of .380. He has collected 37 hits in 116 at bats while driving in 26 runs. He has an OPS+ of 159 and a slugging percentage of .595. The Marlins as a unit have 283 base hits, including 36 doubles and 34 homers. Miami has walked 78 times this year and they have struck out on 241 occasions. They have had 214 men left on base and have an OPS of .725. They have scored 4.5 runs per game and totaled 135 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Cardinals/Marlins MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Cardinals -105
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