St. Louis Cardinals host Colorado Rockies in baseball action
Colorado Rockies vs St. Louis Cardinals Odds
The visiting Rockies hope for a solid performance on Sunday as they look to steal a win at Busch Stadium against the St. Louis Cardinals.
The match puts starter Jorge De La Rosa for the Rockies on the hill facing Jamie Garcia for the Cardinals. De La Rosa brings a 3-3 mark to the game, while Garcia is 4-1 to date on the season.
The Rockies were listed as +-165 underdogs on the baseball moneyline at many online sportsbooks, including 5Dimes. The total was set at 8 before betting started earlier on Monday over at Bovada.
This game puts the Cardinals, most recently No. 1 in the National League Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Rockies, who rate a National League No. 4 in the latest survey.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits St. Louis' No. 3-rated National League offense, averaging 4.6 runs per game, against a Rockies defense that ranks No. 7 in the National League at 4.1 in runs allowed per game. The Cardinals have averaged 8.9 hits per game so far, less than Rockies batters have averaged on the year (9.2 hits per game).
Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping factors and St. Louis has the National League's No. 1-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Rockies own the National League's No. 7 mark in runs allowed.
Colorado was a 3-0 loser in its last match on the road against the Cardinals. They lost as +175 underdogs, while the total score of 3 made winners of UNDER bettors. shut down the Rockies in their last game, striking out in a 3-0 shutout over Colorado in baseball action at Busch Stadium.
Colorado Rockies Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 2-8
Before playing Chi Cubs are 6-4
After playing St. Louis are 4-6
After a loss are 6-4
St. Louis Cardinals Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 4-6
Before playing NY Mets are 5-5
After playing Colorado are 6-4
After a win are 8-2
A few Rockies at Cardinals trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Colorado's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Colorado's last 5 games when playing on the road against St. Louis
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Colorado's last 13 games when playing St. Louis
Colorado is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of St. Louis' last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of St. Louis' last 5 games when playing at home against Colorado
St. Louis is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games
St. Louis is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing Colorado
Colorado at Chi Cubs, Monday, May 13
St. Louis home to NY Mets, Monday, May 13