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Cardinals vs Rockies Predictions & Best Bets | Picking Against the Spread

Posted: Aug 17, 2022Last updated: Aug 17, 2022

The Cardinals (63-51) will once again go up against the Rockies (51-66) in the second game of this double header on Wednesday, August 17 at Busch Stadium in St. Louis. Each of these rivals will of course be searching for a win as they work their way through the final third of the regular season. Don’t miss the first pitch at 6:45 p.m. CT!

For their upcoming game, the Cardinals have claimed victory against their opponents. In their most recent meeting on Tuesday, the score was 5-4 in favor of the Cardinals. The Cardinals had five runs to the Rockies four runs. Be sure to tune in and see how it all unfolds at Busch Stadium.

Cardinals vs Rockies Prediction

The bookmakers at FanDuel think this should be a win for the Cardinals, giving them -205 odds for victory. Conversely, Colorado is listed at +172. The predicted number of total runs in this ball game is 7.5.

The last time these two teams met, the Cardinals beat the Rockies on Tuesday, by a 5-4 margin. Led by their top hitter, Paul Goldschmidt, who has a batting average of .332, the team is currently batting .251 so far this season. In terms of defense, the team has put up an ERA of 3.9 and a .989 fielding percentage.

The Rockies were beaten by the Cardinals 5-4 the last time they played on Tuesday. The overall batting average for the team right now is .182, with Brendan Rodgers leading his team hitting .279. In terms of defense, the team has an ERA of 5.14 and a .982 fielding percentage. Check out our odds analysis and place your bets based on the teams’ recent performances!

The latest squad news is that the Cardinals are without Alexander Reyes (Shoulder), Steven Matz (Knee), Jack Flaherty (Shoulder), Juan Yepez (Forearm) and Drew VerHagen (Hip). And the Rockies are missing Scott Oberg (Arm), Kristopher Bryant (Foot), Tyler Kinley (Elbow), Jhoulys Chacín (Toe), Alexander Colomé (Elbow), Helcris Olivarez (Shoulder), Chad Kuhl (Hip), Yonathan Daza (Shoulder), Ryan Rolison (Shoulder) and Elias Díaz (Hand).

Moneyline Pick: Cardinals (-205) at FanDuel

The team is considered the favorite according to the betting market. In their previous encounter against these opponents, the Cardinals got the W 5-4.

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Cardinals vs Rockies Betting Odds

  • Moneyline: St. Louis (-205), Colorado (+172) at FanDuel
  • Run Line: St. Louis -1.5 (+106), Colorado 1.5 (-128) at FanDuel
  • Over/Under: Under 7.5 Runs (-120), Over 7.5 Runs (-102) at FanDuel

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Cardinals vs Rockies Betting Trends

  • Win % as favorite: Cardinals 0.6%, Rockies 0.21%
  • Win % as underdog: Cardinals 0.34%, Rockies 0.53%
  • Win-loss record last 10 games: St. Louis 7-3, Colorado 5-5

Runline Pick: Cardinals -1.5 Runs (+106) at FanDuel

Wager: 1 unit

For our spread pick to win, the Cardinals will need to win by the amount of the spread or more in order to cover.

Over/Under Pick: Under 7.5 Total Runs (-120) at FanDuel

Wager: 0.5 units

The Cardinals are averaging 5.1 runs per game over the span of their last 10 matches. By comparison, the Rockies have recorded 5.1 runs per game during the same timeframe.

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