St. Louis Cardinals at Colorado Rockies Free Pick

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The Colorado Rockies are playing host to the St. Louis Cardinals at Coors Field. The opening pitch is scheduled for 3:10 p.m. ET and this NL matchup will be televised on either ATRM or FSMW.

St. Louis Cardinals at Colorado Rockies Odds

Colorado (-135) is hosting this one as the favorite against St. Louis (+125) and Vegas has the Over/Under for this day game at 11 runs. Odds for wagering on the game’s total sit at +100 for the under and -120 for the over. The game’s most recent runline odds sit at -170 for picking the Cardinals +1.5 runs and +150 for the Rockies -1.5.

The Cardinals are 72-58 SU and have gone 68-61 against the spread (ATS). They’ve accumulated 5.1 units for bettors taking the moneyline and 6.2 units ATS. The Rockies, on the other hand, are 71-58 SU and 67-61 ATS. They’ve gained 14.1 units for moneyline bettors and 4.8 units ATS.

Rockies games have a 55-67-6 over/under record in 2018. The Cardinals have an over/under record of 60-63-6.

Austin Gomber is getting the start for St. Louis. Gomber (3-0, 2.98 ERA) has recorded 36 strikeouts in 42.1 innings so far. He’s 1-0 with two strikeouts and a 0.00 ERA against Colorado this year.

The Rockies will put the ball in the left hand of Tyler Anderson (6-6, 4.45 ERA, 1.25 WHIP), who has 139 punchouts and 51 walks this season. Anderson is 0-0 with five strikeouts and a 6.00 ERA in one start against St. Louis this year.

Colorado’s pitching staff has allowed 4.7 runs per game overall in 2018 as a unit. Its starters have a 4.30 ERA, 1.29 WHIP and 8.5 strikeouts per nine innings. The bullpen has a 4.95 ERA, 1.40 WHIP and 8.9 K/9.

The Colorado hitters have produced 4.7 runs per outing, including 5.3 per game over its last 10 games and 5.4 per game over their last five. The team has slashed .301/.353/.503 over its last five contests and is 3-2 SU during that span.

The Rockies’ offense has been led by Nolan Arenado, who is hitting .311/.394/.580 with 31 home runs, 90 RBIs and 83 runs scored.

In the other dugout, St. Louis’ pitching staff allowed 4.1 runs per game and its starters own a 3.39 ERA, 1.23 WHIP and 8.11 K/9. The bullpen has managed an ERA of 4.25, along with a WHIP of 1.23 and a K/9 of 8.21.

The Cardinals offense has slashed .250/.323/.411 on its way to 4.5 runs scored per game this season, including 4.2 runs per game over the team’s last 10 games and 4.2 per game over the team’s last five outings (4-1 SU).

Marcell Ozuna has led St. Louis’ hitters. Ozuna is slashing .275/.319/.409 with 16 home runs, 69 RBIs and 52 runs scored.

The Rockies are looking for another victory following a 9-1 win in the prior game of the series.

St. Louis Cardinals vs. Colorado Rockies MLB Pick

Predictions: SU Winner – Rockies, ATS Winner – Cardinals, O/U – OVER

Betting Trends

  • The over has hit in only two of Colorado’s last seven games.
  • The Cardinals have hit 14 home runs in their last 10 games, including nine over their last five.
  • St. Louis has posted 18.2 Runs + Hits + Errors per game over its last 10 games and 20.2 over its last five.
  • The Rockies have won three of their last four games SU.