Miami Marlins at St. Louis Cardinals Baseball Betting Tips 6/19/2019
Wednesday, June 19, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Trevor Richards vs. Daniel Ponce de Leon
Paul DeJong and the St. Louis Cardinals (37-34, 3rd in NL Central) host the Miami Marlins (25-45, 5th in NL East) at Busch Stadium on Wednesday, June 19, 2019. The Marlins open this matchup at +165 while the Cardinals are coming in at -175. The total is set at 8.5.
The Marlins have been awful for bettors, having gone 25-45-0 SU. St. Louis is covering 52.1% of the time, going 37-34-0 straight up. The Cardinals have been a great choice for baseball bettors as the favorite, going 22-17-0 SU. Miami is covering 35.3% of the time as an underdog, having gone 24-44-0 straight up.
Valuable Miami Marlins Betting Trends
The Marlins have been a dicey Over bet for O/U baseball wagerers, having gone 32-35-3.
Miami is covering 37.5% of the time on the road, having gone 12-20-0 straight up.
Important St. Louis Cardinals Betting Trends
St. Louis is covering 61.8% of the time at Busch Stadium, going 21-13-0 SU.
The Cardinals have been a dicey Over bet for O/U baseball wagerers, having gone 33-35-3.
Key Miami Marlins Injuries
6/17/2019 Chad Wallach C Concussion Expected to be out until at least Jun 21
6/17/2019 Neil Walker 1B Quadriceps Expected to be out until at least Jun 21
6/15/2019 Caleb Smith SP Hip Expected to be out until at least Jun 29
6/14/2019 Jose Urena SP Back Expected to be out until at least Aug 13
6/14/2019 Martin Prado 1B Hamstring Expected to be out until at least Jun 23
6/12/2019 Riley Ferrell RP Biceps Expected to be out until at least Jun 29
6/12/2019 Jon Berti 3B Oblique Expected to be out until at least Jun 25
6/12/2019 Drew Steckenrider RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jul 12
6/11/2019 Peter O'Brien RF Ribs Expected to be out until at least Jun 21
6/7/2019 Julian Fernandez RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jun 30
Key St. Louis Cardinals Injuries
6/17/2019 Adam Wainwright SP Hamstring Expected to be out until at least Jun 21
6/17/2019 Mike Mayers RP Lat Expected to be out until at least Jun 28
6/13/2019 Ryan Helsley RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jul 3
6/13/2019 Jedd Gyorko 3B Back Expected to be out until at least Jun 18
6/12/2019 Brett Cecil RP Wrist Expected to be out until at least Jul 28
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Marlins have a 25-45 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Trevor Richards has a 3-7 record with an earned run average of 3.68 and a WHIP of 1.25 this season. He has 69 strikeouts over his 78.1 innings pitched and he's given up 65 hits. He's allowed 7.5 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.53. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.28 and they have given up 222 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .250 against the bullpen and they've struck out 242 hitters and walked 118 batters. As a team, Miami allows 8.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.5 batters per nine innings. They are 14th in the league in team earned run average at 4.38. The Marlins pitchers collectively have given up 576 base hits and 304 earned runs. They have allowed 84 home runs this season, ranking them 26th in the league. Miami as a pitching staff has walked 253 batters and struck out 593. They have walked 3.6 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.5 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.33 and their FIP as a unit is 4.39.
As a team Miami is hitting .237, good for 25th in the league. The Marlins hold a .347 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .297, which is good for 27th in baseball. They rank 24th in MLB with 8.0 hits per game. Miguel Rojas is hitting .270 with an on-base percentage of .332. He has 62 hits this season in 230 at bats with 18 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .326 and an OPS+ of 83. Brian Anderson is hitting .246 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .333. He has totaled 64 hits and he has driven in 28 men in 260 at bats. His OPS+ is 96 while his slugging percentage is at .377. The Marlins have 561 hits, including 103 doubles and 51 home runs. Miami has walked 174 times so far this season and they have struck out 615 times as a unit. They have left 467 men on base and have a team OPS of .644. They score 3.43 runs per contest and have scored a total of 240 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
St. Louis has a 37-34 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 2.00, Daniel Ponce de Leon has a 0-0 record and a 1.22 WHIP. He has 10 strikeouts over the 9 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 4 hits. He's allowing 4 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.73. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.00 and they have given up 182 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .204 against the Cardinals bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 278 batters and walked 101 opposing hitters. As a team, St. Louis allows 8.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.6 batters per nine innings. They are 12th in the league in team earned run average at 4.23. The Cardinals pitchers as a team have surrendered 565 base knocks and 294 earned runs this season. They have given up 93 home runs this year, which ranks 18th in Major League Baseball. St. Louis as a staff has walked 250 hitters and struck out 601 batters. They give up a walk 3.6 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.6 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.30 while their FIP as a staff is 4.51.Related: MLB Baseball First Five Innings Betting Strategy
As a team, they are batting .245, good for 19th in the league. The Cardinals hold a .409 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .323, which is good for 15th in baseball. They rank 21st in MLB with 8.2 hits per contest. Paul DeJong comes into this matchup batting .281 with an OBP of .368. He has 74 hits this year along with 34 RBI in 263 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .506 with an OPS+ of 129. Paul Goldschmidt is hitting .258 this season and he has an OBP of .349. He has collected 69 hits in 267 at bats while driving in 29 runs. He has an OPS+ of 105 and a slugging percentage of .427. The Cardinals as a unit have 582 base hits, including 108 doubles and 90 homers. St. Louis has walked 247 times this year and they have struck out on 599 occasions. They have had 479 men left on base and have an OPS of .732. They have scored 4.7 runs per game and totaled 334 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Marlins/Cardinals MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Cardinals -175
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