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Miami Marlins vs
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St. Louis Cardinals Favored to Win Three-Game Series Against Miami Marlins

Two teams are set to face off in a three-game series in St. Louis, with the Miami Marlins coming off a series against the Angels and the Cardinals wrapping up their series in San Diego. The Cardinals have the advantage in the season series from last year, and are the betting favorites for the upcoming game. Ryan Weathers will be starting for the Marlins, while Lance Lynn takes the mound for the Cardinals. The outcome of the series finales for both teams remains to be seen.

Betting Odds

  • Moneyline: Marlins +128 | Cardinals -149
  • Spread: Marlins +1.5 (-165) | Cardinals -1.5 (+140)
  • Total: Over/Under 8.5 (-110)
  • Based on the moneyline, the implied probability that St. Louis will win straight-up is 60%.

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Miami Marlins

The Miami Marlins extended their worst start in franchise history with a loss to the Angels on Tuesday, bringing their record to 0-6 for the season. Despite sitting in last place in the NL East, 3.5 games behind the division-leading Braves, the Marlins managed to avoid a shutout in Tuesday's game thanks to a solo homer by Bryan De La Cruz. Unfortunately, pitcher Jesus Luzardo took the loss after allowing three runs over 5.1 innings. In Wednesday's game against the Cardinals, Ryan Weathers will make his second start of the season with hopes of turning the team's luck around. Miami is currently ranked 23rd in power rankings, with a struggling offense averaging 3.67 runs per game and a defense allowing an average of 6.83 runs against them per game. For more sports betting opportunities, consider checking out reputable betting sites.

St. Louis Cardinals Analysis

The St. Louis Cardinals have been on a successful streak, winning their second straight and third in the last four games. They evened their record at 3-3 and are currently 2.5 games behind the Pirates in the NL Central. In their recent game against the Padres, the Cardinals received notable performances from players like Brendan Donovan and Willson Contreras. Pitcher Miles Mikolas earned the win, with Ryan Helsley securing his first save. Lance Lynn will be starting for the Cardinals in the upcoming game, with a strong track record against the Marlins. In terms of rankings, the Cardinals are #19 for offense and #17 for defense, with an overall power ranking of 27. Miami has previously performed well against St. Louis, going 3-0 in their last three matchups. If you're looking to bet on MLB games, consider our top MLB Betting Picks to maximize your chances of success.

Marlins Face Tough Road Test Against Cardinals Due to Defensive Struggles

The Marlins have encountered challenges this season in preventing their opponents from scoring multiple runs. Weathers did not perform well in his first game of the season and will now be tasked with facing the Cardinals on the road. St. Louis, having won three of their last four games including against strong teams like the Dodgers and Padres, boasts the experienced pitcher Lynn. In comparison, the Marlins have struggled against teams like the Pirates and Angels. Therefore, it is likely that the Cardinals will have the upper hand in this upcoming matchup.

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