Cardinals vs. Rockies Moneyline Bet

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St. Louis Cardinals vs Colorado Rockies

Date: Wednesday August 10th, 08:40 ET

Location: Coors Field

TV: Bally Sports Midwest

Money Line: Cardinals -145 / Rockies +122

Total Line: 11.0


St. Louis: José Quintana (3-5, 3.32)
Colorado: Kyle Freeland (7-7, 4.56)

Cardinals Projected Lineup

Paul DeJong SS
Yadier Molina C
Tyler O’Neill LF
Lars Nootbaar RF
Albert Pujols 1B
Nolan Arenado 3B
Paul Goldschmidt 1B
Dylan Carlson CF
Tommy Edman 2B
José Quintana P

Rockies Projected Lineup

José Iglesias SS
Yonathan Daza CF
Brendan Rodgers 2B
Connor Joe LF
Randal Grichuk RF
Garrett Hampson SS
Elias Díaz C
Charlie Blackmon RF
C.J. Cron 1B
Kyle Freeland P


St. Louis Cardinals: 60-49-0 SU / OU 50-55-4 / Run Line W/L 60-49-0
Colorado Rockies: 49-63-0 SU / OU 54-52-6 / Run Line W/L 61-51-0

The Colorado Rockies host the St. Louis Cardinals on Wednesday, August 10th at Coors Field. The first pitch in this matchup is scheduled for 08:40 ET. The MLB Odds Board places St. Louis as the favorite (-145), with an OU line set at 11.0.

Recent Form

The Cardinals will look to bounce back from a tough loss to the Rockies by the score of 16-5. St. Louis’s pitching staff finished the game by allowing 22 hits, leading to 16 runs. Offensively, they finished with 5 runs on 8 hits. This defeat came despite being favored at -175.0. Through 63 games as the favorite, the team has found the win column at a rate of 67.0%. Together, the Cardinals and Rockies combined to surpass the over-under betting line set at 11.0 runs. On the season, St. Louis’s over-under record is 50-55-4.

The Cardinals are looking to continue adding wins, as they are 4-1 over their last five games. However, even with an above .500 record (last 5) their run differential sits at just -1 (last 5). Offensively, the team has put up 29 runs in their last five games. St. Louis’s season average comes in at 4.68 (7th. So far, St. Louis has won over half of their 34 series played, going 16-10-8.

The Colorado Rockies are coming off a big win over the Cardinals by a score of 16-5. On their way to giving up 5 runs, the Rockies staff allowed 8 hits. At the plate, the Rockies scored 16 times on 22 hits. This was a good win for the Rockies, as they were underdogs at 145.0 on the moneyline. In their 85 games as the underdog, their straight-up win percentage sits at 40.0%. The Rockies and Cardinals went over the run total line set at 11.0 runs. Overall, the team has gone over the betting line in over half of their games, going 54-52-6.

In their last five games, the Rockies have put together a record of 3-2. During this time, the team’s run differential sits at +13. Compared to their season average, the Rockies come into this game swinging the bats well, averaging 7.0 runs per game. Colorado has a below .500 series record of just 15-17-3.

Pitching Matchup

St. Louis will roll with José Quintana (3-5) as their starter. Currently, Quintana has an ERA of just 3.32 while pitching an average of 5.15 innings per outing. So far, opposing teams have hit the ball well against the left-hander, posting a BA of 0.248. So far, Quintana has managed to keep the ball in the ballpark, allowing just 0.61 home runs per 9 innings. Per game, José Quintana is averaging 4.45, on a strikeout percentage of 21.0%. For the season, he has struggled with command averaging 2.71 walks per outing. In today’s game, Colorado turns to starter Kyle Freeland. For the year, he has a record of 7-7. So far, Freeland has put together an ERA of 4.56. In his appearances leading up to today, he has lasted an average of 5.72 innings. Compared to other starters, the right-hander has a high BA allowed of 0.272. Throughout the season, Freeland has done a good job at limiting home runs, allowing 0.97 per 9 innings. In terms of strikeouts, Kyle Freeland has a strong K% of 17.0%, including a per game average of 4.24. Freeland comes into the game hoping to improve his walk numbers, as he is averaging 2.77 free passes per outing.

St. Louis vs Colorado History

For the season, the St. Louis Cardinals and Colorado Rockies will be playing their 2nd game of the season. Currently, Colorado is winning the season series 1-0. Through 1 game, the series’ over-under record is 1-0, with the average run total sitting at 7.57 runs per game. The averge scoring margin in these meetings is 11.0 runs. Last season, St. Louis picked up the series win, 4 games to 3. In these 7 meetings, the two teams combined for an over-under record of 1-6. Last year, the Cardinals and Rockies averaged 7.57 runs per game. The average scoring differential in this series was 2.71 runs per game.

Betting Trends

  • St. Louis is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of St. Louis’s last 6 games when playing Colorado
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Colorado’s last 6 games when playing St. Louis
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Colorado’s last 6 games

St. Louis Cardinals at Colorado Rockies Prediction

Leading into Wednesday’s matchup between St. Louis and Colorado, the Cardinals are the favorite to pick up the win. Jose Quintana will look to help St. Louis bounce back from a blowout loss in last night’s game. Even though he has the tough task of pitching at Coors Field, I expect Quintana to fare better than Kyle Freeland. I recommend taking the Cardinals on the moneyline. Free MLB Pick: Cardinals Moneyline. Bet your MLB for FREE this week by scoring a 100% real cash bonus on your first deposit of $50 to $300 when you use bonus code PREDICT100 at MyBookie Sportsbook!


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