Marlins vs Cardinals: MLB Betting Odds, Trends & Stats – April 6, 2021

Posted By Staff on April 6, 2021

The Miami Marlins (1-3) and the St. Louis Cardinals (2-2) meet on Tuesday at 6:40 PM ET. The Marlins are favored () against the underdog Cardinals (). Miami’s Sandy Alcantara starts against St. Louis’ John Gant.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of April 6, 2021, 3:00 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Marlins vs Cardinals Betting Odds

Pitching Matchup

Alcantara (MIA) Pitcher Gant (STL)
0 – 0 W/L 0 – 0
6.0 IP 0.0
0.00 ERA 0.00
0.670 WHIP 0.000
10.5 K/9 0
3.0 BB/9 0

Marlins Probable Starter Sandy Alcantara

  • The Marlins have always been the moneyline underdog when Alcantara starts this season.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of April 6, 2021 at 6:09 AM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Cardinals Stats vs Alcantara

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Nolan Arenado 5 .000 0 0 0 .167 .167
Paul Goldschmidt 3 .333 1 0 0 .333 .666
Matt Carpenter 2 .000 0 0 0 .333 .333

Cardinals Probable Starter John Gant

  • The Cardinals will send Gant to the mound for his first start this season.
  • The last time the 28-year-old righty pitched was on Friday, Sept. 25, throwing zero scoreless innings out of the bullpen against the Brewers.
  • Gant and his team had a 3-3 record when he pitched as an underdog last season.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of April 6, 2021 at 6:09 AM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Marlins Stats vs Gant

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Starling Marte 12 .417 5 0 0 .462 .962
Jesús Aguilar 8 .250 2 0 0 .333 .583
Miguel Rojas 5 .200 1 0 1 .200 .400
Brian Anderson 4 .000 0 0 0 .200 .200
Adam Duvall 4 .250 1 0 0 .400 .650
Magneuris Sierra 2 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Corey Dickerson 2 .500 1 0 0 .500 1.000
Jorge Alfaro 1 .000 0 0 1 .000 .000

Marlins Betting Trends

  • Last season the Marlins scored the 21st-most runs in baseball (263 total, 4.4 per game).
  • The Marlins went 8-3 in games they were listed as the moneyline favorite last season (winning 72.7% of those games).
  • When playing as a moneyline favorite with odds of -130 or shorter, Miami had a record of 5-1 (83.3%).
  • Miami played in 54 games with over/under set, and combined with opponents to go over the total 29 times (29-24-1).

Cardinals Betting Trends

  • Last season, the Cardinals won 14 out of the 28 games, or 50%, in which they were the underdog.
  • Last season, St. Louis won eight of its 19 games, or 42.1%, when they were the underdog by at least +110 on the moneyline.
  • Games involving St. Louis went over the total set by oddsmakers in 21 of 52 chances last season.

Marlins Players to Watch

  • Jesus Aguilar hit .277 a season ago with 10 doubles, eight home runs and 23 walks.
  • Aguilar did not rank in the top 25 in home runs and hits among qualifying batters in baseball.
  • Starling Marte had 14 doubles, a triple, six home runs and 11 walks while hitting .281.
  • Among qualifying hitters in MLB play, 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
Lewis Brinson 106 .226 14 3 12 .268 .636
Jorge Alfaro 93 .226 12 3 16 .273 .617
Jazz Chisholm 56 .161 8 2 6 .242 .563

Cardinals Players to Watch

  • Paul Goldschmidt hit six home runs last season while also driving in 21 runs.
  • 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.
  • Arenado did not rank in the top 10 in average and home runs among qualified hitters in the majors.

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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