MLB Match Preview -- St. Louis Cardinals vs Cleveland Indians

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MLB -- St. Louis Cardinals vs Cleveland Indians

Play Time: Wednesday,Jun 09 2021 20:15

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MLB Match Preview -- St. Louis Cardinals vs Cleveland Indians

 

The St. Louis Cardinals will host the Cleveland Indians on Wednesday. Last season these two teams played three times, with Cleveland taking two of those games. 

 

 

MLB Match Preview -- St. Louis Cardinals vs Cleveland Indians

 

St. Louis Cardinals

The Cardinals come into this game 31-29 on the year after losing seven of the last eight games including five in a row. The St. Louis Cardinals are third in a tight NL Central with a 31-29 record, currently 2.5 games out of first place. The Cardinals are batting .231 as a team, ranking 21st in baseball, and 18th scoring 4.2 runs per game. Leading the way is Nolan Arenado with a .287 batting average, 40 RBI, and 11 home runs, second on the club. St. Louis is 15-5 in their last 20 games as a favorite and 2-6 in their last 8 interleague games while the over is 6-0 in their last 6 interleague home games.

 

 

MLB Match Preview -- St. Louis Cardinals vs Cleveland Indians

 

Cleveland Indians 

The Cleveland offense scored five runs in the game after going 8-33 at the plate. Cleveland comes into this game with a 17-14 road record following an 18-5 loss to the Baltimore Orioles. The Cleveland Indians are 31-26 on the season, good for second in the AL Central, four games behind first-place Chicago. The Tribe is 16th in MLB with a 4.15 team ERA, and 21st averaging 4.1 runs per game. The Tribe are just 28th in batting average at .221 but are 13th hammering 1.2 homers per contest. 

 

Prediction

St. Louis is a good team that has just been struggling lately, but going against a rookie pitcher who has never gone beyond three innings in a game, this is a good spot for the Cardinals to get a win.

 

Mike's Tips: St. Louis Cardinals -112 

 

 

 

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