Cardinals at Marlins 6/11/19 - MLB Picks & Predictions
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St. Louis Cardinals vs. Miami Marlins
MLB: 7:10 PM EST
Jun. 11, 2019
Latest Odds : STL -125 O/U 8.5
The St. Louis Cardinals play the middle game of a three-game series on the road Tuesday versus the Miami Marlins. The Cardinals were defeated on Sunday by the Chicago Cubs 5-1. St. Louis lost its third straight and was swept in the three-game set by Chicago. In the loss, Paul Goldschmidt banged out two hits, while Kolten Wong knocked in the Cardinals only run with an RBI double.
Miami lost its fourth straight on Sunday falling to the Atlanta Braves 7-6 in 12 innings. The Marlins were swept by Atlanta in their three-game series. Miami squandered a 5-1 lead entering the ninth inning. Miami lost for the seventh straight time at home to Atlanta. The Marlins have been swept 25 times by the Braves and twice this season.
Paul DeJong leads the Cardinals with a .272 batting average. Marcell Ozuna is the Cardinals leader in home runs with 17 and leads in RBIs with 54. The Cardinals are averaging .247 at the plate, while opposing hitters are averaging .241. On Tuesday, St. Louis will send Dakota Hudson to the mound. The right-hander is 4-3 with an ERA of 3.70, 45 Ks and 31 BBs.
Miguel Reyes is leading Miami with a .269 batting average. Jorge Alfaro leads the Marlins in home runs with nine, while Brian Anderson leads in RBIs with 27. Miami has a batting average of .234 while opposing hitters are averaging .242. Miami has not yet announced its starting pitcher for Tuesday’s second game of the series versus St. Louis.
Recent Betting Trends:
St. Louis is 1-4 in its last 5
The UNDER has cashed in 5 of the Cardinals last 6
Miami is 0-4 in its last 4
The OVER has cashed in 6 of the Marlins last 9
Free Betting Pick: Miami Marlins +105
Miami has started to show signs that its rebuild is taking shape. The Marlins have won 5 of the last 6 at home versus an opponent with a losing record, 9 of the last 13 overall against an opponent with a losing record and 5 of the last 7 game 2 of a series. The Cardinals have lost 4 of the last 5 and 13 of the last 16 on the road. Final Score Prediction, Miami Marlins win 6-4.