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St. Louis Cardinals at Miami Marlins Betting Pick for 6/17/24

Monday’s matchup between the Cardinals and Marlins is set for 6:40 PM ET from loanDepot Park in Miami. The Marlins are on a five-game losing streak and are +135 on the money line, while the Cardinals are 2nd in the NL Central with a record of 35-35.

BSFL will be televising Monday’s game, and the over/under line is currently at 7.5 runs. Sonny Gray will start for the Cardinals, while Braxton Garrett goes for the Marlins.

Cardinals Aim to Extend Winning Streak as Sonny Gray Takes the Mound Against Marlins,

St. Louis is 35-35 overall and 6.5 games behind the Brewers in the NL Central. The Cardinals are 18-20 on the road and have won two straight games as the favorite. The over/under line for their game against the Marlins is set at 7.5 runs, and the Cardinals have a combined run average of 8.2 runs per game. They have gone 4-12 when the over/under line has been set at 7.5 runs and are currently on a streak of seven straight games going under the total.

Sonny Gray gets the start for the Cardinals today and is 8-4 this season. He has a 3.02 ERA and a WHIP of 1.03. Gray is facing a Marlins offense that is 27th in runs per game and 19th in home runs. The Cardinals top hitters include Nolan Arenado, who is hitting .262 with 6 home runs, and Alec Burleson, who is hitting .272 with 9 home runs. Nolan Gorman leads the team with 15 home runs. Gray is 1.64 at home compared to 5.4 on the road.

Marlins Look to Break Losing Streak as Garrett Takes the Mound Against Cardinals,

Miami is hosting the Cardinals today with an overall record of 23-48, which has them 5th in the NL East. Currently, they trail the Phillies by 24 games for the lead in the division. The Marlins have really struggled against other NL East teams, going 5-17 in divisional matchups this year. When the Miami Marlins host the St. Louis Cardinals, the over/under line is set at 7.5 runs. The Marlins’ games have averaged 8.5 runs per game this season, and their over/under record is 37-33. Miami’s games have had an average over/under line of 8 runs per game. When the over/under line is set at 7.5 runs, the Marlins have gone 11-5. Overall, 70.4% of their games have had over/under lines set higher than 7.5 runs.

Miami is sending left-hander Braxton Garrett to the mound today vs. the Cardinals. He has made six starts this year and has a record of 2-2 with a 6.10 ERA. Garrett’s WHIP for the season is currently 1.26. In his 31 innings of work, Garrett has allowed four home runs. Looking back at his last outing, Garrett took the loss, giving up four earned runs in 4 2/3 innings of work. Before that, he had won two straight starts. One of those wins was a complete-game shutout. So far, he has one quality start this year. The Marlins have dropped five straight games, and they were swept by the Nationals in their most recent series. So far, they have lost six straight series, and their overall series record is 5-17-1. At home, the Marlins are 12-25 compared to an 11-23 mark on the road.

Underdog Marlins Predicted to Edge Out Cardinals 5-4; Garrett to Outstrike Gray,

Our predictions for this Cardinals vs. Marlins matchup have the Marlins coming out on top with a final score of 5-4. Given that they are the underdogs at +135, we see this as a great opportunity to take them on the money line.

Looking at the starting pitchers, we actually have Braxton Garrett finishing with more strikeouts than Sonny Gray. Garrett is projected to finish with six K’s, while Gray is predicted to finish with five.

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