Miami Marlins vs St. Louis Cardinals Prediction, 6/27/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Miami Marlins vs St. Louis Cardinals
Date: Monday, June 27, 2022
Location: Busch Stadium in St. Louis, MO
TV: Bally Sports Midwest
Busch Stadium is the location where the St. Louis Cardinals (40-31) will meet the Miami Marlins (31-36) on Monday. The pitchers taking the mound are Pablo Lopez and Adam Wainwright.
Miami has a slugging % of .399 and have struck out 600 times, while being walked on 202 occasions. They have amassed 289 runs batted in in addition to 554 base knocks on the year, while their batting average is at .244. The Marlins have earned 102 doubles as a unit and have hit 76 balls out of the stadium. They have accounted for 304 runs scored while having a team on-base percentage of .313. As a team, the Miami Marlins are putting up 4.5 runs per outing, which is 13th in baseball.
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The Marlins hold a team ERA of 3.93 for the year (15th in MLB), and they have rung up 582 batters. Their K/BB ratio is 2.60 and the pitching staff holds a collective WHIP of 1.28. Marlins pitchers have yielded 71 home runs and also 287 runs in total (11th in the league). Their pitching staff has walked 224 players from the other team and their FIP comes in at 4.03 as a squad so far this year.
The Marlins have dispatched 230 relievers to the mound this season. The relievers have inherited 92 base runners on the season with 37.0% of those runners ended up crossing the plate. They have earned 15 saves for the season and have blown 11 of 26 save opportunities. The Marlins bullpen have accumulated a save percentage of 57.7% and has stepped onto the mound in 64 save situations. The relief pitchers have a total of 36 holds for the season (17th in MLB). Marlins relief pitchers have stepped onto the hill with players on base 61 times as well as having 62 appearances in high leverage situations.
The Miami Marlins have 1,764 putouts over the course of the season, as well as 587 assists and 33 errors. Their fielding percentage is holding steady at .986 which has them ranked 8th in MLB, and have earned 48 double plays. The Marlins have turned 70.0% of balls hit into play into outs out of their 5,292 innings on the diamond, ranking them 13th in professional baseball.
Lopez has taken the hill for 412 innings and has accounted for 398 K's so far in his career. Lopez (23-24 mark in his career) has a FIP of 3.70 while he has faced 1,705 opposing batters during his time in the major leagues. His ERA is 3.75 (172 ER's allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.170. He has surrendered 371 hits (8.1 hits per 9 innings) and has had 112 free passes.
St. Louis has a total of 75 long balls this year as well as 326 RBIs. They have 121 doubles, while walking 226 times as well as recording 342 runs. The St. Louis Cardinals are sitting with an on-base percentage of .322 as well as a team batting average of .254 for the year. The Cardinals have a team SLG% of .404 and they average 4.82 runs per game (5th in baseball). They have struck out on 538 instances (25th in MLB) and have earned a total of 618 base hits.
The Cardinals have a team WHIP of 1.275 in addition to having a FIP of 4.18 as a staff over the course of the season. Their K/BB ratio sits at 2.26 (516 strikeouts vs 228 walks). They come in at 19th in the league as a pitching staff in total hits allowed with 573. They have surrendered 70 long balls and they concede 3.98 runs per 9 innings (6th in the league). The St. Louis pitching staff have surrendered 278 runs over the course of the season while having an ERA of 3.80 (265 earned runs surrendered).
St. Louis has had bullpen pitchers step onto the mound in 23 save opportunities and they have walked away with 17 saves. They rank 6th in MLB holding a save rate of 73.9%, and they have dispatched 208 bullpen pitchers to the hill so far this season. Their relievers have stepped onto the hill 51 times in high leverage situations and on 70 occasions with runners on base. St. Louis relievers have an inherited score percentage of 31.1% out of 106 inherited runners. With 54 save situations, the Cardinals have amassed 31 holds and 6 blown saves.
The St. Louis Cardinals have turned 72 double plays and have a fielding percentage of .989 (4th in the majors). The Cardinals have 737 assists, 29 errors and have accumulated 1,886 putouts this year. In 5,658 innings on the field, the Cardinals are sitting with a defensive efficiency of 71.0% (9th in the majors).
So far in his pro baseball career, Wainwright has conceded 2,315 base hits while totaling 2,071 punch outs in 2,459 innings pitched. Wainwright (189-110 career mark) has a 3.35 earned run average and has allowed 8.5 hits per 9 innings. He has surrendered 916 ER's while earning a WHIP of 1.212 and being the owner of a FIP of 3.4. His K/BB ratio is 3.11 and he has gone up against 10,176 hitters thus far in his career.
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Tony Sink's Pick: Take Miami
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