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Josh Outman vs Kyle Lohse matchup featured in MLB action

Colorado RockiesSt. Louis Cardinals
July 2, 8:15 PM | GrassBusch Stadium

Colorado Rockies vs St. Louis Cardinals Odds

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The Colorado Rockies will look to grab a road win when they take on the Cardinals in St. Louis at Busch Stadium on Monday in baseball odds action.

The Cardinals will turn to Kyle Lohse and his 7-2 record as they look for a win in this one, while the Rockies send Josh Outman (0-2) to the hill.

View Colorado vs St Louis Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
If you're going with the Cardinals in this one, they're listed as moneyline favorites of -230 on most baseball betting menus for Monday's contest.

Power Rankings:
According to new MLB Power Rankings here, it's the National League No. 6-ranked Cardinals and the National League No. 9-rated Rockies in this matchup.

How They Match Up:
The game also pits St. Louis' No. 2-rated National League offense, averaging 5 runs per game, against a Rockies defense that ranks No. 16 in the National League at 5.8 in runs allowed per game. The Cardinals have averaged 9.6 hits per game so far, more than Rockies batters have averaged on the year (9.3 hits per game).

Comparing defensive stats, Colorado owns the National League's No. 12-rated road mark, allowing 4.8 runs per game on the highway. St. Louis, on the other hand, rates No. 4 in scoring at home.

Colorado lost its last outing, a 2-0 result against the Padres on July 1. Bettors who backed the Padres at +140 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (2) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. Colorado didn't plate a single run in their last outing, shut down by Kip Wells in a losing cause, 2-0, against San Diego on Sunday.

The Cardinals were a 5-4 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Pirates. That made winners of bettors who got St. Louis at -161 on the moneyline, while the total score (9) was good news for UNDER bettors. The Cardinals enjoyed a 5-4 victory at the expense of the Pirates on Sunday, with Jake Westbrook throwing 6 innings of 9-hit ball at Busch Stadium.

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

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

A few Rockies at Cardinals trends to consider:
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 OVER in 5 of Colorado's last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Colorado's last 11 games when playing St. Louis
Colorado is 6-18 SU in its last 24 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of St. Louis' last 5 games when playing at home against Colorado
St. Louis is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing at home against Colorado
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of St. Louis' last 11 games when playing Colorado
St. Louis is 8-2 SU in its last 10 games when playing Colorado

Next up:
Colorado at St. Louis, Tuesday, July 3