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The Colorado Rockies will be fighting to snap a losing streak on Thursday when they take on the St. Louis Cardinals at Coors Field.
The Cardinals will give the ball to starter Michael Wacha in this one. Righthander Wacha is 2-1 this season with a 2.88 ERA.
The Rockies will counter Wacha with Roy Oswalt. Righthander Oswalt has a 6.85 ERA to go along with a 0-5 record this season.
Last time out for St. Louis, they were a 4-3 winner as they battled the Rockies on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Cardinals at -178 were rewarded, while the 7 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.
St. Louis has won 2 straight games.
Colorado has lost 2 straight games.
St. Louis: 89-63 SU
Colorado: 69-84 SU
St. Louis most recently:
When playing on Thursday are 5-5
Before playing Milwaukee are 7-3
After playing Colorado are 7-3
After a win are 5-5
Colorado most recently:
When playing on Thursday are 3-7
Before playing Arizona are 4-6
After playing St. Louis are 3-7
After a loss are 4-6
A few trends to consider:
St. Louis is 9-3 SU in its last 12 games
St. Louis is 17-6 SU in its last 23 games when playing Colorado
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of St. Louis's last 7 games when playing Colorado
St. Louis is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing on the road against Colorado
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Colorado's last 10 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Colorado's last 7 games when playing St. Louis
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Colorado's last 6 games
Colorado is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games at home
St. Louis at Milwaukee, Friday, September 20
Colorado home to Arizona, Friday, September 20