The Miami Marlins and St. Louis Cardinals square off in St. Louis tonight. Jose Fernandez and Lance Lynn are the scheduled starters. The MLB odds at listed at Top Bet sportsbook.
The Marlins enter in last place in the NL East, 17.5 games behind the Braves for first place. Miami has won six of their last ten games, but has lost two in a row. They come in with a 14-30 road record. Jose Fernandez comes in with a 5-4 record, 2.72 ERA and 1.06 WHIP. In his last start against the Padres, he tossed eight innings, giving up two hits and no earned runs while striking out ten batters. In his last road start against the Diamondbacks he threw 7 1/3 innings he gave up three hits and two earned runs while walking two.
The Cardinals are currently in second place in the NL Central, just one game behind the Pirates. They have won five of their last ten games and are 24-16 at home. They are 52-37 overall this season. Lance Lynn enters with a 10-3 record, 3.75 ERA and 1.19 WHIP. In his last start in Los Angeles, he surrendered nine hits and gave up five earned runs while striking out eight. He tossed six innings and gave up one earned run in his last start against the Astros in his last home start. He has started 17 games this season and has pitched 105 innings over the course of that time.
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