Marlins vs Cardinals: MLB Betting Odds, Trends & Stats – April 7, 2021

Posted By Staff on April 7, 2021

The Miami Marlins (1-4) host the St. Louis Cardinals (3-2) on Wednesday at Marlins Park, starting at 4:10 PM ET. The Marlins are on the moneyline, while the Cardinals are . Pablo Lopez starts for Miami while St. Louis will counter with Jack Flaherty.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of April 6, 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

López (MIA) Pitcher Flaherty (STL)
0 – 0 W/L 0 – 3
5.0 IP 4.1
0.00 ERA 12.46
0.800 WHIP 1.850
7.2 K/9 8.3
3.6 BB/9 4.2

Marlins Probable Starter Pablo Lopez

  • The Marlins were named the moneyline favorite for one Lopez start this season — they lost.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of April 7, 2021 at 2:05 AM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Cardinals Stats vs López

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Paul DeJong 3 .667 2 1 2 .667 2.667
Matt Carpenter 3 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Yadier Molina 3 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Nolan Arenado 3 .333 1 0 0 .333 .666

Cardinals Probable Starter Jack Flaherty

  • His team won his only start as an underdog this season.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of April 7, 2021 at 2:05 AM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Marlins Stats vs Flaherty

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Starling Marte 20 .200 4 1 1 .200 .550
Corey Dickerson 14 .214 3 0 0 .353 .639
Jesús Aguilar 13 .308 4 1 2 .375 .913
Adam Duvall 8 .250 2 2 3 .333 1.333
Brian Anderson 6 .333 2 1 4 .333 1.333
Jorge Alfaro 6 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Miguel Rojas 6 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Garrett Cooper 3 .333 1 0 0 .333 1.000
Lewis Brinson 3 .333 1 0 0 .333 .666

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 favored on the moneyline last season (winning 72.7% of those games).
  • When it played as a moneyline favorite with odds of -109 or shorter, Miami had an 8-3 record (winning 72.7% of its games).
  • Miami combined with opponents to hit the over on the total 29 times last season for a 29-24-1 record against the over/under.

Cardinals Betting Trends

  • Last season, the Cardinals won 14 out of the 28 games, or 50%, in which they were the underdog.
  • St. Louis had a record of 13-14, a 48.1% win rate, when they were set as an underdog of -107 or more by oddsmakers last season.
  • St. Louis’ games went over the total in 21 of their 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 was not in the top 10 in hits and RBI among qualified batters in MLB.
  • Starling Marte had 14 doubles, a triple, six home runs and 11 walks while batting .281.
  • Among the qualifying batters 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
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 slugged eight homers and finished with 26 RBI.
  • Among qualified hitters, Arenado was not in the top 10 in hits and RBI 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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