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Miami Marlins vs St. Louis Cardinals Prediction 6-18-24 Picks

St. Louis Cardinals (35-35) vs. Miami Marlins (23-48)
June 18, 2024 6:10 pm EDT
The Line: Miami Marlins +133 / St. Louis Cardinals -145; Over/Under: +8
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In this article, we will formulate a Miami Marlins vs St. Louis Cardinals prediction for this MLB game on Tuesday, June 18th at the loanDepot Park. 

Cardinals Win in Extra Innings

It took extra innings on Monday but the Cardinals were able to secure the 7-6 victory. The Cardinals scored two runs in the top of the 12th inning, and they were able to hang on in the bottom of the inning. Masyn Winn hit a home run and drove in two RBIs. The Cardinals are averaging 3.84 runs while their pitching is giving up 4.39 runs per game. The offense is ranked 27th in the league while the pitching is ranked 19th in the league. They do have a negative run differential of -0.54 which is 24th in the league. Nolan Gorman has hit 15 home runs and driven in 43 RBIs so far this season. Getting the start for the Cardinals will be Lance Lynn who sits with 2-3 record and an ERA of 3.75. In his last start against the Pittsburgh Pirates, he went 4.1 innings giving up four hits and three runs. 

Marlins Continue to Struggle

The Marlins continue to struggle and they sit with a 23-49 record overall. The Marlins scored six runs but the pitching really let them down in extra innings. The Marlins are averaging 3.45 runs while their pitching is giving up 5.08 runs per game. The offense is ranked 29th in the league while the pitching is ranked 27th. Jazz Chisholm has hit 10 home runs and driven in 35 RBis so far this season. Getting the start for the Marlins will be Roddery Munhoz who sits with a 1-2 record and an ERA of 4.56. In his last start against the New York Mets, he went six innings giving up one hit and zero runs. 

Miami Marlins vs St. Louis Cardinals Prediction

Both offenses are going to have some major issues in this game. Munhoz gave up zero runs in his last start and the Cardinals are going to really struggle to get going here. Lynn sits with an ERA of 3.75 and the Marlins are going to really struggle to get going. Neither team is going to reach three runs here, and this game will stay under the total. This is one of the top plays on the board. 

 

Shane Mickle's Free Pick: Under

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