Miami Marlins vs St. Louis Cardinals Prediction, 6/28/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Miami Marlins vs St. Louis Cardinals
Date: Tuesday, June 28, 2022
Location: Busch Stadium in St. Louis, MO
TV: Bally Sports Midwest
Odds/Point Spread: Miami (+145) St. Louis (-170)
Busch Stadium is the site where the St. Louis Cardinals (41-34) will compete against the Miami Marlins (33-38) on Tuesday. The line on this matchup has Miami at +145 while St. Louis is coming in at -170. The total is set at 8.5. The pitchers who are expected to start will be Braxton Garrett and Dakota Hudson.
As a team, the Miami Marlins are putting up 4.5 runs per contest, which is 13th in the league. They have racked up 316 runs while holding a team on-base percentage of .311. The Marlins have compiled 108 doubles as a unit and have hit 80 baseballs out of the stadium. They have recorded 301 RBI's and 586 base knocks so far this season, while their team batting average is at .245. Miami has a slugging % of .399 and have been rung up 630 times, while drawing a walk on 207 occasions.
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Marlins pitchers have yielded 76 long balls in addition to 301 runs in total (12th in the league). Their pitching staff has walked 232 opposing hitters and their FIP comes in at 4.00 as a unit for the season. They have accrued a K/BB ratio of 2.66 and the pitching staff holds a collective WHIP of 1.27. The Marlins have compiled a team earned run average of 3.88 so far this season (16th in the league), and they have rung up 618 hitters.
The Marlins have dispatched 243 relief pitchers to the hill this season. The relief pitchers have inherited 97 base runners for the year and 35.1% of them crossed home plate. They have compiled 16 saves over the course of the season and have missed out on 11 of 27 chances to get a save. The Marlins relief pitchers have earned a save rate of 59.3% and has entered the game in 65 save situations. The relievers have racked up 36 holds this year (20th in MLB). Marlins pitchers have stepped onto the hill with opponents on base 63 times and also have had 71 appearances in high leverage situations.
The Miami Marlins are sitting with 1,872 putouts so far this season, as well as 622 assists and 35 errors. Their fielding percentage is holding steady at .986 which is 9th in professional baseball, and have accumulated 49 double plays. The Marlins have converted 70.0% of baseballs in play into outs out of their 5,616 innings on the diamond, which has them sitting 13th in baseball.
Garrett has taken the ball for 59 innings and is sitting with 57 strikeouts in his career. His earned run average is 4.85 (32 earned runs allowed) and he has a career WHIP of 1.770. He has given up 75 base knocks (11.4 hits per 9 innings) and has 30 walks. Garrett (3-5 record in his career) has a FIP of 4.71 while he has gone up against 278 opposing batters in the majors.
St. Louis has accumulated 79 home runs on the campaign and 339 runs batted in. They have 129 two-baggers, while walking 236 times as well as putting up 356 runs. The St. Louis Cardinals have accumulated an OBP of .321 as well as a team batting average of .253 this season. The Cardinals hold a team SLG% of .403 and they tally 4.75 runs per contest (7th in the league). They have struck out on 573 instances (23rd in MLB) and have 648 base knocks.
The St. Louis pitching staff have relinquished 296 runs so far this season while holding a team ERA of 3.82 (282 earned runs given up). They have conceded 74 dingers and they concede 4.01 runs per 9 innings (7th in baseball). The Cardinals have a WHIP of 1.284 with a FIP of 4.19 as a squad on the campaign. Their strikeout to walk ratio sits at 2.22 (544 strikeouts vs 245 walks). They sit at 19th in the league as a staff in total hits allowed with 608.
St. Louis has called on relief pitchers to enter the contest in 25 save chances and they have walked away with 17 saves. They are currently ranked 11th in the league holding a save rate of 68.0%, and they have dispatched 222 bullpen pitchers to the mound for the season. Their relievers have taken the field 54 times in high leverage situations in addition to 74 occasions with runners on. St. Louis bullpen pitchers have an inherited score rate of 32.2% out of their 115 inherited runners. Sitting with 56 save situations, the Cardinals have compiled 31 holds and also 8 blown saves.
The St. Louis Cardinals have turned 79 double plays and have a fielding rate of .989 (4th in professional baseball). The Cardinals have racked up 779 assists, 31 errors and have a tally of 1,994 putouts this year. In their 5,982 innings on the diamond, the Cardinals have earned a defensive efficiency of 70.9% (9th in the majors).
During his career, Hudson has allowed 276 base knocks while accumulating 233 punch outs in 324 innings pitched. He has allowed 118 ER's while holding a WHIP of 1.328 and having a FIP of 4.6. His K/BB ratio is 1.50 and he has faced 1,371 opposing hitters in his pro baseball career. Hudson (29-14 career win-loss mark) has a 3.27 earned run average and has surrendered 7.7 hits per 9 innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Miami (+145)
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