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Miami Marlins Open as Moneyline Underdog vs the St. Louis Cardinals

The St. Louis Cardinals will look to bolster their win total and reward those moneyline betting when the Miami Marlins invade New Busch Stadium on Thursday.

Michael Wacha will take the mound for the St. Louis Cardinals, and he'll carry a 5-3 record into the contest. Tom Koehler gets the ball for the Miami Marlins; he's 1-3 so far this season.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to pick the visiting Miami Marlins before the first pitch in this match found them as 190 moneyline underdogs earlier today at Bovada. They saw the over/under total of 9 earlier at TopBet.

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Marlins to win this game 6.1-4.2. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Miami Marlins vs St. Louis Cardinals Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The St. Louis Cardinals sport a record of 40-44 heading into this matchup, while the Miami Marlins sit at 38-45 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and St. Louis vs Miami injuries news.

The St. Louis Cardinals sit at No. 8 in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Miami Marlins sit at No. 21 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and St. Louis has baseball's No. 19-rated offensive output, at 8.55 hits per game. The Miami Marlins average 9.16 hits per game, good for No. 5 on the list.

Defensively, Miami features the No. 23-rated defense on the road, allowing 5.17 runs per game. St. Louis, meanwhile, comes in at No. 21 at home, scoring 4.37 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Miami looks to continue its winning ways following a victory last time out against the Cardinals, a 9-6 final on Wednesday in support of E Volquez at New Busch Stadium.

Next Betting Matchups

Miami at San Francisco, Friday, July 7th
St. Louis home to New York, Friday, July 7th