Cardinals vs. Rockies Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Thursday, June 6, 2024

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The Colorado Rockies (21-40) hope to avoid their sixth straight defeat when they visit the St. Louis Cardinals (29-31) Thursday at 7:45 PM ET on BSMW. The Cardinals are listed as -226 favorites, while the Rockies are +190 underdogs as they try to snap their losing skid.

Sonny Gray will get the ball for St. Louis while Colorado will counter with Cal Quantrill.

Cardinals vs. Rockies Odds

  • Cardinals odds to win: -226
  • Rockies odds to win: +190
  • Spread: Cardinals -1.5
  • Total: 7.5 runs
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    Game Time and Information

  • Date: Thursday, June 6, 2024
  • Time: 7:45 PM ET
  • TV: BSMW
  • Who Will Win Cardinals vs. Rockies?

    Cardinals and Rockies Betting Trends

    The Cardinals have been the moneyline favorite 27 total times this season. They’ve gone 14-13 in those games.

    St. Louis has played as moneyline favorites of -226 or shorter in only one game this season, which it won.

    The Rockies have been underdogs in 61 games this season and won 21 (34.4%) of those contests.

    Colorado has a record of 4-10 in games where bookmakers have it as underdogs of at least +190 on the moneyline.

    The Cardinals have combined with opponents to go over the total 26 times this season for a 26-30-3 record against the over/under.

    The Rockies and their opponents have hit the over in 31 of their 61 games with a total this season.

    Cardinals Stats & Insights

    The Cardinals have the No. 28 offense in MLB action scoring 3.9 runs per game (234 total runs).

    St. Louis is 19th in MLB action with 59 home runs. They average one per game.

    The Cardinals have the 21st-ranked batting average in the league (.233).

    St. Louis’ 8.5 strikeouts per game rank 14th in MLB.

    The 8.5 strikeouts per nine innings compiled by the Cardinals pitching staff ranks 17th in MLB.

    St. Louis has the 18th-ranked team ERA among all MLB pitching staffs (4.11).

    Rockies Stats & Insights

    The Rockies have scored 249 runs (4.1 per game) this season, which ranks 22nd in MLB.

    Colorado ranks 26th in Major League Baseball with just 51 home runs as a team.

    The Rockies have a team batting average of .246 this season, which ranks 11th among MLB teams.

    Colorado ranks just 26th in MLB in strikeouts per game with an average of 9.5 whiffs per contest.

    The Rockies have a 6.6 K/9 this season as a pitching staff, worst in baseball.

    Colorado has the 30th-ranked ERA (5.42) in the majors this season.

    Cardinals Key Players to Watch

    The Cardinals are sending Gray (7-3) to the mound for his 11th start of the season. He is 7-3 with a 3.00 ERA and 77 strikeouts through 57 2/3 innings pitched.

    Brendan Donovan has been key for St. Louis with 51 hits, an OBP of .317 plus a slugging percentage of .366.

    Nolan Arenado is batting .252 with an OBP of .306 and a slugging percentage of .376 this season.

    Masyn Winn’s batting average of .309 leads all St. Louis hitters this season.

    Alec Burleson has collected 49 hits this season and has an OBP of .306. He’s slugging .449 on the year.

    Rockies Key Players to Watch

    The Rockies will hand the ball to Quantrill (4-4) for his 13th start of the season.

    Ryan McMahon has accumulated a team-best 10 home runs and 34 runs batted in.

    Charlie Blackmon has 12 doubles, three triples, two home runs and 16 walks while hitting .242.

    Brenton Doyle has 11 doubles, two triples, five home runs and 23 walks while hitting .266.

    Ezequiel Tovar is hitting .292 with 19 doubles, a triple, eight home runs and 10 walks.

    Cardinals and Rockies Injuries

    Cardinals: Willson Contreras: 10 Day IL (Arm), Lars Nootbaar: 10 Day IL (Oblique), Steven Matz: 15 Day IL (Back), Giovanny Gallegos: 15 Day IL (Shoulder), Keynan Middleton: 15 Day IL (Forearm), Nick Robertson: 15 Day IL (Elbow), Riley O’Brien: 60 Day IL (Forearm), Drew Rom: 60 Day IL (Biceps), Tommy Edman: 60 Day IL (Wrist)

    Rockies: Kris Bryant: 10 Day IL (Rib), Jordan Beck: 10 Day IL (Wrist), Nolan Jones: 10 Day IL (Back), Sean Bouchard: 10 Day IL (Ankle), Jake Bird: 15 Day IL (Elbow), Justin Lawrence: 15 Day IL (Arm), German Márquez: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Lucas Gilbreath: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Daniel Bard: 60 Day IL (Knee), Kyle Freeland: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Antonio Senzatela: 60 Day IL (Elbow)

    Cardinals vs. Rockies Prediction

  • Score Prediction: Cardinals 4, Rockies 3
  • Total Prediction: Over 7.5 runs
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