St. Louis Cardinals at Miami Marlins Baseball Betting Tips 6/12/2019
Wednesday, June 12, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Miles Mikolas vs. Jose Urena
Marlins Park is the site where Brian Anderson and the Miami Marlins (23-41, 5th in NL East) will play the St. Louis Cardinals (32-32, 3rd in NL Central) on Wednesday. The line on this matchup has the Cardinals coming in at -154 and the Marlins are at +144. The O/U is set at 8.
The Cardinals have been pretty good for oddsmakers, having gone 32-32-0 SU. The Marlins are covering 35.9% of the time, going 23-41-0 straight up. The Cardinals have been a good pick for baseball wagerers as a favorite, going 19-16-0 SU. The Marlins are covering 35.9% of the time as an underdog, having gone 23-41-0 straight up.
Valuable St. Louis Cardinals Betting Trends
The Cardinals have been a good Under play for O/U bettors, having gone 28-33-3.
The Cardinals are covering 37.9% of the time away from home, having gone 11-18-0 straight up.
Important Miami Marlins Betting Trends
Miami is covering 33.3% of the time at Marlins Park, going 11-22-0 SU.
The Marlins have been a good Under play for O/U bettors, having gone 28-33-3.
Key St. Louis Cardinals Injuries
6/10/2019 Adam Wainwright SP Hamstring Expected to be out until at least Jun 19
6/8/2019 Jedd Gyorko 3B Back Expected to be out until at least Jun 21
6/7/2019 Miles Mikolas SP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Jun 12
6/7/2019 Yadier Molina C Thumb Expected to be out until at least Jun 14
5/18/2019 Brett Cecil RP Wrist Expected to be out until at least Jul 2
4/19/2019 Mike Mayers RP Lat Expected to be out until at least Jun 19
Key Miami Marlins Injuries
6/10/2019 Chad Wallach C Concussion Expected to be out until at least Jun 14
6/10/2019 Neil Walker 1B Quadriceps Expected to be out until at least Jun 14
6/9/2019 Jon Berti 3B Oblique Expected to be out until at least Jun 14
6/7/2019 Caleb Smith SP Hip Expected to be out until at least Jun 17
6/7/2019 Julian Fernandez RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jun 30
6/4/2019 Peter O'Brien RF Ribs Expected to be out until at least Jun 11
5/28/2019 Riley Ferrell RP Biceps Expected to be out until at least Jul 2
5/11/2019 Drew Steckenrider RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jul 5
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Cardinals have a 32-32 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Miles Mikolas has a 4-6 record with an earned run average of 4.54 and a WHIP of 1.19 this season. He has 53 strikeouts over his 73.1 innings pitched and he's given up 73 hits. He's allowed 9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.74. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.13 and they have given up 163 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .203 against the bullpen and they've struck out 253 hitters and walked 98 batters. As a team, St. Louis allows 8.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.7 batters per nine innings. They are 12th in the league in team earned run average at 4.26. The Cardinals pitchers collectively have given up 505 base hits and 267 earned runs. They have allowed 87 home runs this season, ranking them 16th in the league. St. Louis as a pitching staff has walked 234 batters and struck out 544. They have walked 3.7 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.31 and their FIP as a unit is 4.57.
As a team St. Louis is hitting .245, good for 19th in the league. The Cardinals hold a .405 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .324, which is good for 14th in baseball. They rank 22nd in MLB with 8.2 hits per game. Paul Goldschmidt is hitting .272 with an on-base percentage of .359. He has 66 hits this season in 243 at bats with 27 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .440 and an OPS+ of 113. Paul DeJong is hitting .270 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .367. He has totaled 63 hits and he has driven in 29 men in 233 at bats. His OPS+ is 125 while his slugging percentage is at .481. The Cardinals have 525 hits, including 96 doubles and 79 home runs. St. Louis has walked 226 times so far this season and they have struck out 538 times as a unit. They have left 442 men on base and have a team OPS of .729. They score 4.64 runs per contest and have scored a total of 297 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Miami has a 23-41 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.70, Jose Urena has a 4-7 record and a 1.45 WHIP. He has 51 strikeouts over the 74.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 85 hits. He's allowing 10.2 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.52. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.05 and they have given up 200 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .244 against the Marlins bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 229 batters and walked 111 opposing hitters. As a team, Miami allows 8.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.7 batters per nine innings. They are 14th in the league in team earned run average at 4.31. The Marlins pitchers as a team have surrendered 515 base knocks and 274 earned runs this season. They have given up 79 home runs this year, which ranks 23rd in Major League Baseball. Miami as a staff has walked 240 hitters and struck out 551 batters. They give up a walk 3.8 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.32 while their FIP as a staff is 4.43.Related: What Happens to My Bet if My Parlay Has a Canceled Game?
As a team, they are batting .235, good for 24th in the league. The Marlins hold a .347 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .295, which is good for 27th in baseball. They rank 24th in MLB with 7.9 hits per contest. Brian Anderson comes into this matchup batting .242 with an OBP of .326. He has 58 hits this year along with 27 RBI in 240 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .379 with an OPS+ of 97. Miguel Rojas is hitting .267 this season and he has an OBP of .329. He has collected 56 hits in 210 at bats while driving in 17 runs. He has an OPS+ of 83 and a slugging percentage of .319. The Marlins as a unit have 508 base hits, including 97 doubles and 48 homers. Miami has walked 163 times this year and they have struck out on 566 occasions. They have had 423 men left on base and have an OPS of .642. They have scored 3.47 runs per game and totaled 222 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Cardinals/Marlins MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Marlins +144
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