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MLB Betting Line Favors the St. Louis Cardinals over the Colorado Rockies

A key battle on the MLB betting odds menu sees the visiting St. Louis Cardinals dueling the Colorado Rockies on Monday at Coors Field.

The match puts starter John Lackey for the St. Louis Cardinals on the hill facing David Hale for the Colorado Rockies. Lackey brings a 4-3 mark to the game, while Hale is 1-0 to date on the season.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Colorado Rockies were listed as 133 moneyline underdogs earlier in the day at BetOnline, while odds makers set the opening total line around 10.5 earlier at Bovada.

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Cardinals to win this game 4.8-4.1. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

St. Louis Cardinals vs Colorado Rockies Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Colorado Rockies sport a record of 25-30 heading into this matchup, while the St. Louis Cardinals sit at 38-19 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Colorado vs St. Louis injuries news.

The Colorado Rockies sit at No. 6 in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the St. Louis Cardinals sit at No. 5 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Colorado Rockies No. 5-rated offense, averaging 4.47 runs per game, against a St. Louis Cardinals defense that ranks No. 1 at 2.81 in runs allowed per game. The Colorado Rockies have averaged 9.42 hits per game so far, more than St. Louis Cardinals batters have averaged on the year (8.96 hits per game).

Comparing defensive stats, St. Louis owns the No. 1-rated road mark, allowing 2.71 runs per game on the highway. Colorado, on the other hand, rates No. 3 in scoring at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Cardinals enjoyed a 4-2 victory at the expense of the Dodgers on Sunday, with Lance Lynn throwing 1 innings of 0-hit ball at Dodger Stadium.

Colorado lost a tight one on Sunday, seeing the game get away from them in extra innings and falling by a 3-2 score against Miami at Coors Field.

Betting Trends
  • St. Louis is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 9 of St. Louis's last 11 games
  • St. Louis is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of St. Louis's last 8 games on the road
  • Colorado is 10-5 SU in its last 15 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 8 of Colorado's last 12 games at home
  • Colorado is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games when playing St. Louis
  • Colorado is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against St. Louis

Next Betting Matchups

St. Louis at Colorado, Tuesday, June 9th