Marlins vs. Cardinals Prediction

Miami Marlins vs. St. Louis Cardinals 6/5/18, Prediction & Odds

The struggling Miami Marlins open a series tonight at a St. Louis Cardinals team 3.5 games out of first place in the NL Central. Will heavily favored St. Louis cruise to the win?

Game Snapshot

907 Miami Marlins at 908 St. Louis Cardinals

Tuesday, June 5, 2018

Busch Stadium at 8:15PM ET


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Public Betting Information

According to oddsmakers, the Cardinals are a -177 favorite to win on the moneyline. The Marlins are a +167 underdog, while the over-under is set at 7.5 runs. As of Tuesday afternoon, 80 percent of public bets are pouring in on host St. Louis. Check out our MLB Public Betting Page for the latest info.

Marlins humbled by D-backs

Miami was swept over the weekend at Arizona, dropping the series finale by a count of 6-1. The Marlins scored their lone run in the top of the ninth on an RBI double from Justin Bour. Third baseman Brian Anderson went 2-for-4 with a double. Dan Straily took the loss as he allowed one earned run on two hits with four strikeouts and five walks over 4 1/3 innings.

Wacha carries no-hitter into ninth

Cardinals starting pitcher Michael Wacha no-hit the Pirates through eight innings Sunday afternoon in a 5-0 win. After giving up a hit in the ninth, he was lifted but not before eight-plus one-hit innings with eight strikeouts and two walks. Marcell Ozuna hit a grand slam to pace the offense, while Tommy Pham was 2-for-4 with a run scored. Jose Martinez doubled and scored two runs.

Jose Urena (0-7, 4.41 ERA) will start today for the Marlins, while Carlos Martinez (3-2, 1.62) will go for St. Louis.

MLB Betting Trends


The Marlins are 16-35 in their last 51 road games. Miami is 18-37 in its last 55 games overall.

St. Louis 

The over is 13-3 in the last 16 meetings. The under is 7-1 in the last eight Cardinals home games.


I can't back Urena on the road when he hasn't put it together all season with a team on a six-game losing streak. Martinez has been great when healthy this season and I see St. Louis winning with ease. Consider a run line bet, although the St. Louis offense has been inconsistent.



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