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Alex White out to silence Cardinals bats in MLB contest

St. Louis CardinalsColorado Rockies
Aug 2, 8:40 PM | GrassCoors Field

St. Louis Cardinals vs Colorado Rockies Odds

56-48TEAM RECORD37-65

The visiting Cardinals hope for a solid performance on Thursday as they look to steal a win at Coors Field against the Colorado Rockies.

The Rockies will turn to Alex White and his 2-6 record as they look for a win in this one, while the Cardinals send Lance Lynn (13-4) to the hill.

View St Louis vs Colorado Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings:
This game puts the Rockies, most recently No. 8 in the National League Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Cardinals, who rate a National League No. 5 in the latest survey.

How They Match Up:
Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Colorado has the National League's No. 2-rated offensive output, at 9.2 hits per game. The Cardinals average 9.6 hits per game, good for No. 1 on the National League list.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping factors and Colorado has the National League's No. 16-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Cardinals own the National League's No. 6 mark in runs allowed.

Last time out for St. Louis, they were a 9-6 winner as they battled the Rockies on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Cardinals at -136 were rewarded, while the 15 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors. The Cardinals grabbed a win last time out, defeating Drew Pomeranz and the Rockies 9-6 on Wednesday at Coors Field.

St. Louis Cardinals Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 4-6
Before playing Milwaukee are 7-3
After playing Colorado are 5-5
After a win are 6-4

Colorado Rockies Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 5-5
Before playing San Francisco are 2-8
After playing St. Louis are 4-6
After a loss are 2-8

A few Cardinals at Rockies trends to consider:
St. Louis is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing Colorado
St. Louis is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Colorado
The total has gone OVER in 4 of St. Louis' last 5 games when playing on the road against Colorado
St. Louis is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Colorado's last 5 games when playing at home against St. Louis
The total has gone UNDER in 12 of Colorado's last 17 games when playing St. Louis
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Colorado's last 6 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 15 of Colorado's last 23 games

Next up:
St. Louis home to Milwaukee, Friday, August 3
Colorado home to San Francisco, Friday, August 3

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