Miami Marlins vs St. Louis Cardinals MLB Betting Prediction

MLB Miami Marlins vs St. Louis Cardinals Prediction 4/6/2024

The Miami Marlins (0-8) travel to face off against the St. Louis Cardinals (4-4) on Saturday, April 6th. This game will be played at Busch Stadium in St. Louis and televised on BSFL. The Cardinals are coming off a win in their previous game, while the Marlins are looking to get back on track from a loss to the Marlins. First pitch is set for 2:15 ET.

Marlins vs Cardinals

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The Cardinals offense exploded for five runs in the 7th inning of the last game of this series against the Marlins, leading to an 8-5 win for St. Louis. Heading into the game, the Cardinals were the favorite at -145 on the money line.

Neither starter got a win in this game, with Giovanny Gallegos getting the win out of the bullpen for the Cardinals and Ryan Helsley picking up the save. Lance Lynn got the start for St. Louis, giving up four earned runs in 4 2/3 innings of work. On the other side, Sixto Sanchez took the loss.

Ivan Herrera led the Cardinals’ offense with a two-run homer, while Nolan Arenado drove in a run and went 3/5 with a double. The Marlins got two homers from Jake Burger, but it wasn’t enough to hold off the Cardinals’ late push.

Trevor Rogers Gets The Start For The Marlins

Through his first start of the season, Trevor Rogers is coming off a no-decision against the Pirates. He struck out 6 batters in 5 innings but did give up 4 earned runs. Rogers will be on the road against the Cardinals.

Marlins Offense Breakdown

Our model is projecting Luis Arraez to have a big day at the plate for the Marlins, as he has the highest total hits projection on the team and in the league today. If you’re looking for a long shot to hit a home run, Jazz Chisholm Jr. has the best odds on the team and 9th best in the league. Tim Anderson has the 2nd highest total hits projection on the team and 13th in the league today.

Steven Matz Gets The Start For The Cardinals

Steven Matz is getting the start for the Cardinals at home against the Marlins. In his first start of the season, he went 5 1/3 innings and gave up 2 earned runs on 5 hits. He struck out 3 and walked 2.

Cardinals Offense Breakdown

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If you’re looking for some Cardinals players to bet on in terms of hitting performance, we have Nolan Arenado with the best hits projection on the team and the 27th best in the league today. Willson Contreras has the top home run projection on the team and the 10th best in the league today. Paul Goldschmidt is 2nd on the team in terms of hits projection and 3rd in terms of home run projection.


Marlins vs Cardinals Prediction


We see the Marlins as the best pick to win today, and getting them at +125 is a great value. Our predicted final score is 5-4 in favor of the Marlins, so you could also look to take the over, as the line is sitting at 8 runs.

Looking at the starting pitchers, we have Trevor Rogers finishing with six strikeouts, compared to Steven Matz with five. Matz is projected to go one inning further than Rogers, but we like Rogers’ chances of picking up a win more than Matz.

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