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St. Louis favored by 146 against Colorado on Thursday

St. Louis CardinalsColorado Rockies
Sep 19, 3:10 PM | GrassCoors Field

St. Louis Cardinals vs Colorado Rockies Odds

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Baseball bettors look for value at Coors Field on Thursday as host Colorado battles the St. Louis Cardinals in baseball odds action.

Michael Wacha, with a record of 2-1 on the season, gets the ball for the Cardinals, while the Rockies trot Roy Oswalt to the mound in this one. He is 0-5 so far in 2013.

View St Louis vs Colorado Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Baseball odds makers, including $5DIMES-LINK$, opened the Rockies as +146 moneyline underdogs in this matchup. Over under bettors saw the number open at 10 at shops such as $CARBON-LINK$.

Power Rankings:
The Rockies sit at No. 9 in the National League in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Cardinals sit at a National League No. 1 on the same chart.


How They Match Up:
The game also pits Colorado's No. 3-rated National League offense, averaging 4.3 runs per game, against a Cardinals defense that ranks No. 5 in the National League at 3.7 in runs allowed per game. The Rockies have averaged 9.2 hits per game so far, almost the same as Cardinals batters have averaged on the year (9.2 hits per game).

Comparing defensive stats, St. Louis owns the National League's No. 4-rated road mark, allowing 3.9 runs per game on the highway. Colorado, on the other hand, rates No. 1 in scoring at home.

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. The Cardinals grabbed a win last time out, defeating Tyler Chatwood and the Rockies 4-3 on Wednesday at Coors Field.

St. Louis Cardinals Trends:
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 Rockies Trends:
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 Cardinals at Rockies 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' 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

Next up:
St. Louis at Milwaukee, Friday, September 20
Colorado home to Arizona, Friday, September 20