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2021 MLB Handicapping
(40-41) St. Louis Cardinals vs. Colorado Rockies (34-37)
Date: Friday, July 2nd, 2021
Time: 8:10 PM ET
Venue: Coors Field, Colorado
Projected Pitchers: Johan Oviedo (STL) vs. Chi Chi Gonzalez (COL)
MLB Moneyline Odds: Cardinals -156 Rockies +120
MLB RunLine Betting Odds: Cardinals -1.5, Rockies +1.5
MLB Baseball Gambling Total: 13
The Cardinals will be in Colorado to take on the Rockies for game 2 Friday at 8:10 ET. Game 1 is Thursday at 8:40 ET.
These clubs met back in May and the Cardinals won all 3 of them.
Johan Oviedo will go for the Cardinals and Chi Chi Gonzalez will go for the Rockies.
St. Louis Cardinals
The Cardinals started off the year solid, but have had a rough month of June. They have won 3 in a row and they look to continue that success.
At 40-41, they sit 3rd in the National League Central. The Brewers are 8 games ahead of them.
The red birds beat the Diamondbacks in all 3 games this week. They won 7-4 on Wednesday. In that series, they scored 17 runs and allowed 7.
Kwang Hyun Kim went 5 innings and allowed 1 earned run on Wednesday.
Johan Oviedo has been struggling so far this year. He is 0-4 with a 5.23 ERA. His last start came on Sunday against the Pirates. He went 4 innings and surrendered 5 earned runs. The Pirates won this game 7-2.
The pitching for this team has not been great. They have a 4.24 which is 16th best in baseball.
The offense for this team has also struggled this year. They are only scoring 3.94 runs per game which is 28th best in baseball.
Paul Goldschmidt and Nolan Arenado are some key hitters in their lineup.
This team has blasted 84 home runs which is 22nd best in baseball.
This Rockies have yet to really play that well this year. They have won 3 games in a row.
They are 4th in the National League West with a record of 34-47. The Giants are 17 games ahead of them.
Colorado just swept the Pirates in a 3 game set. In that series, they scored 16 runs and allowed 2. The Rockies won 6-2 on Wednesday.
Jon Gray went 6 innings and allowed 2 earned runs on Wednesday.
Chi Chi Gonzalez has not been that good this year. He is 2-5 with a 5.81 ERA. His last start came against the Brewers on Sunday. He went 5 innings and allowed 1 earned run. The Brewers won this game 5-0.
Pitching for this team has really been a struggle. They are 25th with a 4.79 ERA.
The offense has been better. They are scoring 4.35 runs per game which is 15th best across baseball.
They have hit 76 home runs which is 26th best.
MLB Baseball Betting Trends:
- Cardinals are 4-0 in their last 4 games with the total set at 11.0 or higher.
- Cardinals are 4-0 in their last 4 road games with the total set at 11.0 or higher.
- Cardinals are 4-1 in their last 5 games overall.
- Cardinals are 4-1 in their last 5 games vs. the National League West.
- Rockies are 2-5 in their last 7 games vs. a starter with a WHIP greater than 1.30.
- Rockies are 5-14 in their last 19 Friday games.
- Rockies are 6-25 in their last 31 games with the total set at 6.5 or higher.
St. Louis Cardinals vs. Colorado Rockies MLB Prediction:
The Cardinals need to get back on track if they wish to get back into contention. This series is a good chance for them to play well.
The Cardinals are the better team than the Rockies and they will need to show it on Friday.
13 is a very high total for this one and I have a hard time seeing it go over the posted number.
I look for this one to go under the posted total of 13.
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