Marlins vs Cardinals: MLB Betting Odds, Trends & Stats – April 5, 2021

Posted By Staff on April 5, 2021

The Miami Marlins (1-2) host the St. Louis Cardinals (1-2) on Monday at Marlins Park, starting at 6:40 PM ET. The Marlins are on the moneyline, while the Cardinals are . Trevor Rogers starts for Miami while St. Louis will counter with Daniel Ponce de Leon.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of April 4, 2021, 9:00 PM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Marlins vs Cardinals Betting Odds

Pitching Matchup

The probable pitchers for both teams have not made a start this season. Here are their stats from last season:

Rogers (MIA) Pitcher Ponce de Leon (STL)
1 – 2 W/L 1 – 3
28.0 IP 32.2
6.11 ERA 4.96
1.610 WHIP 1.320
12.5 K/9 12.4
4.2 BB/9 5.5

Marlins Probable Starter Trevor Rogers

  • Rogers will make his first start of the season for the Marlins.
  • The 23-year-old left-hander came out of the bullpen and threw 1 2/3 innings when he last appeared Thursday, Oct. 8 against the Braves.
  • Rogers’ team was the moneyline favorite only one time in a game he pitched a season ago, and won.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of April 5, 2021 at 2:07 AM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Cardinals Probable Starter Daniel Ponce de Leon

  • The Cardinals will send out Daniel Ponce de Leon for his first start of the season.
  • The 29-year-old right-hander hasn’t pitched since last season. He last appeared on Thursday, Oct. 1 against the Padres, when he pitched one inning out of the bullpen.
  • Poncedeleon and his team won as underdogs in two of his five appearances last season with a moneyline.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of April 5, 2021 at 2:07 AM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Marlins Stats vs Ponce de Leon

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Starling Marte 7 .571 4 1 1 .571 1.571
Miguel Rojas 3 .333 1 0 0 .333 1.000
Brian Anderson 2 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Adam Duvall 2 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Corey Dickerson 2 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000

Marlins Betting Trends

  • Last season the Marlins were the 21st-highest scoring team in MLB play averaging 4.4 runs per game (263 total).
  • The Marlins put together an 8-3 record in games they were listed as the moneyline favorite last season (winning 72.7% of those games).
  • In games it played as a moneyline favorite with odds of -108 or shorter, Miami had an 8-3 record (winning 72.7% of its games).
  • Miami played in 54 games with a set over/under, and combined with its opponents to go over the total 29 times (29-24-1).

Cardinals Betting Trends

  • The Cardinals were underdogs 28 times last season and won 14, or 50%, of those games.
  • St. Louis had a record of 13-14 in games where oddsmakers had them as underogs of at least -107 on the moneyline.
  • Last season, St. Louis and its opponents hit the over in 21 of their 52 games with a total.

Marlins Players to Watch

  • Jesus Aguilar hit .277 last season with 10 doubles, eight home runs and 23 walks.
  • Aguilar fell outside the MLB leaders in hits and batting average among qualifying hitters in MLB play.
  • Starling Marte had 14 doubles, a triple, six home runs and 11 walks while batting .281.
  • Among the qualified hitters in MLB action, Marte’s 64 hits ranked 17th, and his .430 SLG ranked 19th.

Marlins Batting Stats (2020)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Starling Marte 228 .281 36 6 27 .337 .767
Brian Anderson 200 .255 27 11 38 .342 .807
Corey Dickerson 194 .258 25 7 17 .308 .710
Adam Duvall 190 .237 34 16 33 .301 .833
Jesús Aguilar 188 .277 31 8 34 .352 .809
Miguel Rojas 125 .304 20 4 20 .383 .879
Jon Berti 120 .258 21 2 14 .388 .738
Garrett Cooper 120 .283 20 6 20 .353 .853
Lewis Brinson 106 .226 14 3 12 .268 .636
Jorge Alfaro 93 .226 12 3 16 .273 .617

Cardinals Players to Watch

  • Last season, Paul Goldschmidt hit .304 with six home runs and 21 RBI.
  • Goldschmidt’s .304 BA ranked 19th, and his .417 OBP ranked sixth among qualified hitters in MLB.
  • Nolan Arenado is batting .253 last season with a team-high eight home runs and 26 RBI.
  • Among qualified hitters, Arenado fell outside of league leaders in hits and batting average in the league.

Cardinals Batting Stats (2020)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Tommy Edman 204 .250 29 5 26 .317 .685
Paul Goldschmidt 191 .304 31 6 21 .417 .883
Nolan Arenado 182 .253 23 8 26 .293 .727
Paul DeJong 152 .250 17 3 25 .322 .671
Yadier Molina 145 .262 12 4 16 .303 .662
Matt Carpenter 140 .186 22 4 24 .321 .635
Tyler O’Neill 139 .173 20 7 19 .261 .621
Dylan Carlson 110 .200 11 3 16 .252 .616
Andrew Knizner 16 .250 1 0 4 .235 .548
Justin Williams 5 .200 0 0 0 .333 .533

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