Moneyline favors Cardinals in battle with Marlins
St. Louis Cardinals vs Miami Marlins Odds
The visiting Cardinals hope for a solid performance on Tuesday as they look to steal a win at Marlins Park against the Miami Marlins.
For the Marlins, Carlos Zambrano gets the ball, charged with keeping the Cardinals hitters off the base paths. He'll face Kyle Lohse, 6-2 on the year.
Baseball odds makers opened the Marlins as +110 moneyline underdogs in this matchup. Over under bettors saw the number open at 8.
This game puts the Marlins, most recently No. 15 in the National League Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Cardinals, who rate a National League No. 2 in the latest survey.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Miami's No. 12-rated National League offense, averaging 3.8 runs per game, against a Cardinals defense that ranks No. 6 in the National League at 4.1 in runs allowed per game. The Marlins have averaged 8.1 hits per game so far, less than Cardinals batters have averaged on the year (9.7 hits per game).
St. Louis brings the National League's No. 6-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Marlins' league No. 14-ranked defense.
St. Louis won its last outing, an 8-7 result against the Marlins on June 25. Bettors who backed the Cardinals at -114 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (15) sent OVER bettors to the payout window. St. Louis needed extra innings to get the job done against the Marlins on Monday as the Cardinals defeated them 8-7 at Marlins Park.
St. Louis Cardinals Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
Before playing Miami are 6-4
After playing Miami are 7-3
After a win are 5-5
Miami Marlins Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
Before playing St. Louis are 5-5
After playing St. Louis are 2-8
After a loss are 3-7
A few Cardinals at Marlins trends to consider:
St. Louis is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Miami
St. Louis is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Miami
St. Louis is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
St. Louis is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Miami's last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Miami's last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Miami's last 10 games when playing St. Louis
Miami is 2-11 SU in its last 13 games at home
St. Louis at Miami, Wednesday, June 27