Cardinals vs Marlins MLB Preview (6/17/24): Lineups, Odds, Stats & Injuries

Written By Editorial Team on June 17, 2024
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The St. Louis Cardinals are set to play against the Miami Marlins on June 17, at 18:40 at loanDepot Park, Miami. The game, airing on BSFL, features the Cardinals with a money line of -159 and the Marlins at +135. The forecast predicts light rain with a high of 85°F. This matchup is crucial for baseball enthusiasts looking for insights into MLB odds and team performance.

Cardinals vs. Marlins Pre-Game Odds For June 17

The St. Louis Cardinals are favored over the Miami Marlins in today’s MLB game at LoanDepot Park, Miami, with moneyline odds ranging from -156 to -162 across major Ohio sportsbooks. The game’s over/under is set around 7.0 to 7.5, indicating expectations for moderate scoring. The run line for the Cardinals is set at -1.5, offering bettors varied payout options.

  • Bet365: Cardinals -162, over/under 7.0
  • BetMGM: Cardinals -160, over/under 7.0
  • Caesars: Cardinals -156, over/under 7.5
  • BetRivers: Cardinals -160, over/under 7.5

MLB odds are subject to change for the Cardinals vs. Marlins.

Cardinals vs. Marlins projected starting lineups

Cardinals starting lineup

  1. SS Masyn Winn (R)
  2. DH Alec Burleson (L)
  3. 1B Paul Goldschmidt (R)
  4. 3B Nolan Arenado (R)
  5. 2B Nolan Gorman (L)
  6. C Iván Herrera (R)
  7. RF Dylan Carlson (S)
  8. LF Brendan Donovan (L)
  9. CF Michael Siani (L)

Marlins starting lineup

  1. CF Jazz Chisholm Jr. (L)
  2. DH Bryan De La Cruz (R)
  3. 1B Josh Bell (S)
  4. RF Jesús Sánchez (L)
  5. 3B Jake Burger (R)
  6. LF Nick Gordon (L)
  7. SS Tim Anderson (R)
  8. 2B Otto Lopez (R)
  9. C Nick Fortes (R)

Cardinals vs. Marlins Projected Starting Pitchers

(STL) Sonny Gray (R)8-43.021.0333.07.2
(MIA) Braxton Garrett (R)2-26.101.2620.42.9

Cardinals vs. Marlins Injuries For Monday

St. Louis Cardinals

  • Kyle Gibson (SP) on bereavement list, unavailable for next game.
  • Brandon Crawford (SS) questionable due to left hamstring injury.
  • Steven Matz (SP) out with lower back strain, return expected mid-July.
  • Willson Contreras (100) out, forearm surgery, anticipated return late June.
  • Keynan Middleton (RP) out for season with right forearm flexor strain.

Miami Marlins

  • JT Chargois (RP) probable despite neck injury.
  • Sandy Alcantara (SP) out for 2024 season post Tommy John surgery.
  • Sixto Sánchez (RP) out with right shoulder inflammation.
  • Edward Cabrera (SP) out, right shoulder impingement, expected back late June.
  • Ryan Weathers (SP) out with left index finger strain.

Team Standings and Stats for Cardinals vs. Marlins

St. Louis Cardinals Team Stats

The St. Louis Cardinals, holding a .500 record of 35-35, are positioned second in the NL Central Division. Their performance has been steady with a .236 team batting average and 66 home runs this season. The Cardinals’ pitching staff has compiled a 3.93 ERA with 584 strikeouts, showcasing a solid defensive game. Their recent performance includes a win against the Cubs, with a batting average of .257 in the latest game. The last ten games have seen the Cardinals win six of ten.

  • Runs per game: 3.8
  • Team average: .236
  • Team home runs: 66
  • Team Stolen bases: 36
  • Team ERA: 3.93
  • Team pitching strikeouts: 584

Miami Marlins Team Stats

The Miami Marlins are currently at the bottom of the NL East Division with a 23-48 record. With a team batting average of .232 and 54 home runs, the Marlins’ offense has struggled this season. Their pitching staff, with a 4.75 ERA, has also struggled at times, though they do enter tonight’s game with more strikeouts than the Cardinals. The Marlins have lost their last five games.

  • Runs per game: 3.5
  • Team average: .232
  • Team home runs: 54
  • Team Stolen bases: 37
  • Team ERA: 4.75
  • Team pitching strikeouts: 559

Player Stats for Cardinals vs. Marlins

The matchup between the St. Louis Cardinals and Miami Marlins at loanDepot Park in Miami is shaping up to be a pivotal game for MLB bettors, focusing on key players like Nolan Gorman of the Cardinals and Jazz Chisholm Jr. of the Marlins. Gorman leads the Cardinals in home runs and RBIs, while Chisholm Jr. tops the Marlins in batting average, RBIs, and stolen bases. Their performances could significantly influence the betting odds for this MLB game.

Cardinals Leaders Ahead of Tonight’s Game

Nolan Gorman’s power hitting with 15 home runs and 33 RBIs positions him as a critical player for the Cardinals. Masyn Winn’s versatility shines with a team-leading .294 batting average and 8 stolen bases, showcasing the depth of talent in the Cardinals’ lineup. Other stat leaders for this Cardinals team include:

  • AVG Leader: Masyn Winn .294
  • HR Leader: Nolan Gorman 15
  • RBI Leader: Nolan Gorman 33
  • Runs Leader: Paul Goldschmidt 33
  • SB Leader: Masyn Winn 8

Marlins Leaders Ahead of Tonight’s Game

Jazz Chisholm Jr. stands out for the Marlins with a .260 batting average, 34 RBIs, and 13 stolen bases, making him a central figure in their offensive lineup. Bryan De La Cruz also contributes significantly with 11 home runs. Stat leaders for the Marlins include:

  • AVG Leader: Jazz Chisholm Jr. .260
  • HR Leader: Bryan De La Cruz 11
  • RBI Leader: Jazz Chisholm Jr. 34
  • Runs Leader: Jazz Chisholm Jr. 31
  • SB Leader: Jazz Chisholm Jr. 13
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