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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The last game of this Cardinals vs. Marlins series ended in a 3-1 win for the Cardinals. Even though the Marlins and Cardinals both had eight hits, the Marlins couldn’t push across more than one run. Brendan Donovan and Iván Herrera both had two hits for the Cardinals.

Steven Matz got the start for the Cardinals and didn’t give up a run in his five innings of work. He finished with three strikeouts. As for Trevor Rogers, he also didn’t give up a run, but he only went five innings, while Matz went five. Ryan Helsley picked up the save for the Cardinals.

The only run the Marlins scored came in the 8th inning, while the Cardinals scored two runs in the 4th and added an insurance run in the 5th.

Max Meyer Gets The Start For The Marlins

Max Meyer is getting the start for the Marlins on the road against the Cardinals. He started his season with a no-decision at home against the Angels, where he went 5 innings, giving up 2 earned runs on 2 hits. He also struck out 4 batters.

Marlins Offense Breakdown

Our model is projecting Luis Arraez to have a big game at the plate for the Marlins. His total hits projection is 2nd best in the league today. Jazz Chisholm Jr. is not far behind, as he has the top home run projection on the team and the 11th best in the league. If you’re looking for a long shot to hit a home run, Jake Burger has the 13th best odds in today’s slate of games.

Kyle Gibson Gets The Start For The Cardinals

Kyle Gibson is getting the start for the Cardinals at home against the Marlins. He started the season with a win over the Padres, where he went 7 innings, giving up 2 earned runs and striking out 4. He did give up a pair of home runs in that outing.

Cardinals Offense Breakdown

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For the Cardinals, Brendan Donovan is our top projected hitter in terms of total hits today. His hits projection is 13th best in the league. Willson Contreras has the best odds to hit a home run for the Cardinals, with his odds ranking 11th in the league. Nolan Gorman is our 11th best odds to hit a home run in the league, and Paul Goldschmidt is 14th.


Marlins vs Cardinals Prediction


Our prediction for the Cardinals vs. Marlins matchup is that the Cardinals will pick up a 5-4 win. With the Cardinals being the predicted winner, we recommend taking them on the money line, where the payout is at -138.

Looking at the starting pitcher’s projections, we have Kyle Gibson finishing with six strikeouts compared to Max Meyer with five. Offensively, the Cardinals are predicted to finish with nine hits compared to the Marlins with nine.

All odds are courtesy of Action247 Sportsbook. Good luck!!

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