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Colorado Rockies vs St. Louis Cardinals Preview

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July 31, 8:40 PM | GrassCoors Field

St. Louis Cardinals vs Colorado Rockies Odds

54-48TEAM RECORD37-63

The Rockies get a visit from the St. Louis Cardinals in baseball action on Tuesday, with the home side looking to send the visitors to the showers with a loss.

Kyle Lohse, with a record of 10-2 on the season, gets the ball for the Cardinals, while the Rockies trot Jeff Francis to the mound in this one. He is 3-2 so far in 2012.

View St Louis vs Colorado Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks had set the Rockies as +130 underdogs on the opening moneyline for this contest. The over under opened at 10.5 for bettors hoping to turn a profit on totals.

Power Rankings:
The MLB Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the National League's No. 5-rated Cardinals taking on the National League's No. 8-rated Rockies in this contest.

How They Match Up:
At the plate, Colorado owns the No. 2 ranking for hits in the National League at 9.2 per game. By contrast, the Cardinals are rated No. 1 in the same category at 9.5 per game.

Colorado owns the National League's No. 16 defense, allowing 5.6 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with St. Louis' National League No. 5-rated defense.

St. Louis lost its last outing, a 4-2 result against the Cubs on July 29. Bettors who backed the Cubs at +130 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (6) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. The Cardinals got to extra innings, but lost when they got there against Chicago on Sunday; it was a 4-2 final at Wrigley Field in MLB wagering action.

In their last action, Colorado was a 7-2 loser at home against the Reds. Bettors on Cincinnati at -162 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (9) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well. Colorado didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 7-2 to Cincinnati on Sunday at Coors Field.

St. Louis Cardinals Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing Colorado are 6-4
After playing Chi Cubs are 6-4
After a loss are 6-4

Colorado Rockies Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
Before playing St. Louis are 3-7
After playing Cincinnati are 3-7
After a loss are 3-7

A few Cardinals at Rockies trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of St. Louis' last 8 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of St. Louis' last 8 games when playing Colorado
St. Louis is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Colorado
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of St. Louis' last 15 games
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Colorado's last 8 games when playing St. Louis
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Colorado's last 5 games
Colorado is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games when playing at home against St. Louis
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Colorado's last 7 games at home

Next up:
St. Louis at Colorado, Wednesday, August 1