Cardinals at Marlins 6/12/19 - MLB Picks & Predictions
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St. Louis Cardinals vs. Miami Marlins
MLB: 7:10 PM EST
Jun. 12, 2019
Latest Odds : STL -150 O/U 8
On Wednesday, the St. Louis Cardinals conclude a three-game set on the road against the Miami Marlins. St. Louis defeated Miami 4-1 in the opening game of the series on Monday. Michael Wacha threw six shutout innings in his first game back in the Cardinals rotation and St. Louis scored three unearned runs during the sixth after a Jorge Alfaro throwing error.
Not only did Miami’s catcher make a wild throw to first but Alfaro was picked off second costing the Marlins a possible run. The loss was Miami’s fifth straight and over that span the Marlins have scored a combined nine runs. Sandy Alcantara suffered the loss and is 3-6 after allowing four runs but just one earned.
Paul DeJong is leading 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 .245 at the plate, while opposing hitters are averaging .240. On Wednesday, the Cardinals will send Miles Mikolas to the mound. The right-hander is 4-6 with an ERA of 4.54, 53 Ks and 14 BBs.
Miguel Reyes leads Miami with a .267 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 .235 while opposing hitters are averaging .241. On Wednesday, the Marlins will send Jose Urena to the mound. The right-hander is 4-7 with an ERA of 4.70, 51 Ks and 23 BBs.
Recent Betting Trends:
St. Louis is 4-13 in its last 17 on the road
The UNDER has cashed in 6 of the Cardinals last 7
Miami is 0-5 in its last 5
The UNDER has cashed in 9 of the Marlins last 13 at home
Free Betting Pick: UNDER 8
Go UNDER in this National League matchup. The UNDER has cashed in 3 of the last 4 between the two played in Miami and in 4 of the last 5 overall between the two. St. Louis has seen the UNDER cash in 6 of its last 7 overall and 8 of the last 10 on the road. Miami has watched the UNDER cash in 16 of the last 21 at home versus an opponent with a .400 or lower road winning percentage. Final Score Prediction, St. Louis Cardinals win, but our best play is UNDER 4-2.