Miami Marlins vs. St. Louis Cardinals - 8/7/18 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
St. Louis Cardinals (58-55) at Miami Marlins (47-67)
MLB Baseball: Tuesday, August 7, 2018 at 7:10 pm (Marlins Park)
M Mikolas (11-3) (2.75) vs. Pablo Lopez (2-2) (4.67)
The Line: Miami Marlins +140 / St. Louis Cardinals -150 --- Over/Under: 8.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: FS-Midwest, FS-Florida
The St. Louis Cardinals will be in the Sunshine State to face the Miami Marlins in a Tuesday MLB tilt.
The St. Louis Cardinals never found the groove at the plate on Monday in a 2-1 defeat at Miami. St. Louis starter Luke Weaver gave both runs on seven hits over six frames to get the loss.
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The Cardinals logged seven hits and four free passes with Matt Carpenter driving in Paul DeJong in the 9th inning to break up the shutout.
St. Louis hands the ball to Miles Mikolas for Tuesday’s road start versus the Marlins. Mikolas did not receive a decision last time out n a 3-2 win versus Colorado with a pair of runs (one earned) allowed n seven frames.
The Miami Marlins will be gunning for back to back victories against St. Louis after Monday’s win. Miami starter Wei-Yin Chen allowed one hit over 5.1 shutout frames to pickup the win.
The Marlins logged eight hits with Starlin Castro connecting on his 9th long ball while Brian Anderson singled in Derek Dietrich in the first inning.
Rookie Pablo Lopez makes his 7th start of 2018 and first ever against the Marlins. Lopez dropped a 5-2 decision (ND) at Philadelphia last time out with a run given up over six innings.
Over is 8-3 in St. Louis last 11 road games and St. Louis are 6-2 in Mikolas' last 8 road starts. Under is 5-2-1 in Miami last 8 overall and under is 5-2-1 in Miami last 8 on grass. St. Louis are 9-2 in the last 11 meetings in Miami and over is 12-3-1 in the last 16 meetings in Miami.
The Cardinals will be sending their best to the mound and hopefully the bats can do a little damage…