St. Louis Cardinals at Miami Marlins MLB Point Spread Picks 6/10/2019
Monday, June 10, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Michael Wacha vs. Sandy Alcantara
Marlins Park is the venue where Miguel Rojas and the Miami Marlins (23-39, 5th in NL East) will take on the St. Louis Cardinals (31-31, 3rd in NL Central) on Monday. The odds on this matchup have the Cardinals priced at -135 and the Marlins are at +125. The total is set at 8.
The Cardinals have been a hot and cold option for MLB wagerers, having gone 31-31-0 SU. Miami covers 37.1% of the time, going 23-39-0 straight up. The Cardinals have been decent for baseball wagerers as the favorite, going 18-16-0 SU. The Marlins cover 37.1% of the time as an underdog, having gone 23-39-0 straight up.
Valuable St. Louis Cardinals Betting Trends
The Cardinals have been a pretty good Under pick for over/under bettors, having gone 28-31-3.
St. Louis covers 37.0% of the time away from home, having gone 10-17-0 straight up.
Important Miami Marlins Betting Trends
The Marlins cover 35.5% of the time at Marlins Park, going 11-20-0 SU.
The Marlins have been a pretty good Under pick for over/under bettors, having gone 27-32-3.
Key St. Louis Cardinals Injuries
6/8/2019 Jedd Gyorko 3B Back Expected to be out until at least Jun 21
6/7/2019 Yadier Molina C Thumb Expected to be out until at least Jun 14
6/7/2019 Miles Mikolas SP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Jun 12
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
6/7/2019 Jon Berti 3B Oblique Expected to be out until at least Jun 8
6/7/2019 Julian Fernandez RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jun 30
6/7/2019 Caleb Smith SP Hip Expected to be out until at least Jun 17
6/4/2019 Peter O'Brien RF Ribs Expected to be out until at least Jun 11
6/1/2019 Chad Wallach C Concussion Expected to be out until at least Jun 10
5/31/2019 Neil Walker 1B Quadriceps Expected to be out until at least Jun 10
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 31-31 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Michael Wacha has a 3-2 record with an earned run average of 6.30 and a WHIP of 1.78 this season. He has 48 strikeouts over his 50 innings pitched and he's given up 57 hits. He's allowed 10.3 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 6.27. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.17 and they have given up 159 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .205 against the bullpen and they've struck out 246 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 14th in the league in team earned run average at 4.31. The Cardinals pitchers collectively have given up 489 base hits and 262 earned runs. They have allowed 86 home runs this season, ranking them 15th in the league. St. Louis as a pitching staff has walked 231 batters and struck out 531. They have walked 3.8 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.32 and their FIP as a unit is 4.63.
As a team St. Louis is hitting .247, good for 18th in the league. The Cardinals hold a .408 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .326, which is good for 12th in baseball. They rank 21st in MLB with 8.3 hits per game. Paul DeJong is hitting .275 with an on-base percentage of .372. He has 63 hits this season in 229 at bats with 29 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .489 and an OPS+ of 129. Paul Goldschmidt is hitting .268 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .358. He has totaled 63 hits and he has driven in 27 men in 235 at bats. His OPS+ is 112 while his slugging percentage is at .438. The Cardinals have 512 hits, including 91 doubles and 79 home runs. St. Louis has walked 220 times so far this season and they have struck out 524 times as a unit. They have left 429 men on base and have a team OPS of .735. They score 4.71 runs per contest and have scored a total of 292 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Miami has a 23-39 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.80, Sandy Alcantara has a 3-5 record and a 1.35 WHIP. He has 46 strikeouts over the 71 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 64 hits. He's allowing 8.1 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.43. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.03 and they have given up 194 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .248 against the Marlins bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 221 batters and walked 103 opposing hitters. As a team, Miami allows 8.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.7 batters per nine innings. They are 15th in the league in team earned run average at 4.35. The Marlins pitchers as a team have surrendered 501 base knocks and 266 earned runs this season. They have given up 78 home runs this year, which ranks 22nd in Major League Baseball. Miami as a staff has walked 227 hitters and struck out 530 batters. They give up a walk 3.7 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 4.47.
As a team, they are batting .234, good for 24th in the league. The Marlins hold a .347 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .294, which is good for 28th in baseball. They rank 25th in MLB with 7.9 hits per contest. Miguel Rojas comes into this matchup batting .265 with an OBP of .323. He has 54 hits this year along with 17 RBI in 204 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .314 with an OPS+ of 80. Brian Anderson is hitting .241 this season and he has an OBP of .323. He has collected 56 hits in 232 at bats while driving in 27 runs. He has an OPS+ of 97 and a slugging percentage of .384. The Marlins as a unit have 487 base hits, including 93 doubles and 47 homers. Miami has walked 159 times this year and they have struck out on 546 occasions. They have had 409 men left on base and have an OPS of .641. They have scored 3.47 runs per game and totaled 215 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Cardinals/Marlins MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Cardinals -135
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