Miami Marlins vs St. Louis Cardinals MLB Betting Prediction

MLB Miami Marlins vs St. Louis Cardinals Prediction 4/7/2024

The Miami Marlins (0-9) travel to face off against the St. Louis Cardinals (5-4) on Sunday, April 7th. 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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Neither the Cardinals nor Marlins could get much going offensively, but the Cardinals did enough to pull out a 3-1 win in the previous game of this series. Heading into the game, the Cardinals were the favorite at home at -145 on the money line.

Steven Matz got the start for the Cardinals and went five innings without giving up a run. He finished with three strikeouts. As for the Marlins, Trevor Rogers also didn’t give up a run, but he only went five innings, and the Cardinals got to him for two runs in the 4th inning.

Josh Bell drove in the only run of the game for the Marlins, while Brendan Donovan went 2/3 with two doubles for the Cardinals. Ivan Herrera also drove in a run for St. Louis.

Max Meyer Gets The Start For The Marlins

Max Meyer will be making his second start of the season for the Marlins, and he is coming off a no-decision in his first outing. He went 5 innings and gave up 2 earned runs on 2 hits, but did have 4 strikeouts. That start came at home against the Angels.

Marlins Offense Breakdown

Our model projects Luis Arraez to have a big day at the plate for the Marlins. His total hits projection is 2nd best in the league today. Jazz Chisholm Jr. is our top projected home run hitter for the Marlins, with his home run projection ranking 11th in today’s slate of games. If you’re looking for a long shot, Jake Burger has the 13th best odds to hit a home run today.

Kyle Gibson Gets The Start For The Cardinals

Kyle Gibson is getting the start for the Cardinals at home against the Marlins. He is coming off of a win in his first start of the season, where he went 7 innings and gave up 2 earned runs. He struck out 4 and gave up a pair of home runs in that outing.

Cardinals Offense Breakdown

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When looking at the Cardinals’ player prop projections for hits and home runs, Brendan Donovan has the highest hits projection on the team and the 13th highest in the league today. Willson Contreras is not far behind, as he has the top home run projection for the Cardinals and the 11th best in today’s games. Paul Goldschmidt has the 2nd best odds to hit a home run for the Cardinals and his home run projection is 14th in today’s games.


Marlins vs Cardinals Prediction


Our prediction for today’s Marlins vs. Cardinals game is to take the Cardinals on the money line at -138. We have the Cardinals winning this one by a final score of 5-4. As for the starting pitchers, we have Kyle Gibson finishing with six strikeouts compared to Max Meyer with five.

If you’re looking for a parlay, you could pair the Cardinals with an over/under pick. However, we have this one ending with a combined nine runs, and with the line sitting at 8.5, we would stick with the Cardinals on the money line.

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