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2019 MLB Season
(81-63) St. Louis Cardinals vs. Colorado Rockies (61-84)
Date: Thursday September 12th, 2019
Time: 3:10 PM ET
Venue: Coors Field in Denver CO
Projected Pitchers: Miles Mikolas vs. Tim Melville
MLB Moneyline Odds: Cardinals -155/ Rockies +135
MLB RunLine Betting Odds: Off
MLB Baseball Gambling Total: 13
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St. Louis Cardinals
The St. Louis Cardinals are in good position to win the NL Central. St. Louis is four games ahead of Chicago, and 5 games ahead of Milwaukee. The Cardinals have relied on a strong pitching staff.
The team ranks second in the National League in runs allowed (586).
Pitchers like Jack Flaherty (2.99 ERA), Dakota Hudson (3.40 ERA), and Adam Wainwright (4.16 ERA). Mikolas (4.25 ERA) has been solid despite not getting help from the offense in his starts.
St. Louis’ offense is led by Paul Goldschmidt (29 homers), and Marcell Ozuna (26 homers).
St. Louis will call on Miles Mikolas for Thursday afternoon’s contest. Mikolas is 8-13 with a 4.25 ERA this season. In his lone outing against the Rockies he allowed five runs in six innings.
Colorado will miss the playoffs as they are currently 61-84. The Rockies have had some issues in a NL West that’s led by the Dodgers. The concern with the Rockies has been their pitching staff. The team has allowed the second most runs in the league (859).
Guys like Antonio Senzatela (7.19 ERA), Peter Lambert (6.86 ERA), Jeff Hoffman (7.06 ERA), and Kyle Freeland (6.98 ERA) have been terrible this season.
The Rockies offense is led by the trio of Nolan Arenado (38 homers), Charlie Blackmon (27 homers), and Trevor Story (30 homers).
On the mound for the Rockies is Tim Melville. Melville is 2-1 with a 3.66 ERA this season. The righty is coming off a good outing in which he allowed two runs in 5.2 innings against the Padres.
MLB Baseball Betting Trends:
- Cardinals are 11-4 in their last 15 road games vs. a team with a losing record.
- Cardinals are 40-16 in their last 56 vs. a team with a losing record.
- Cardinals are 36-15 in their last 51 games vs. a starter with a WHIP greater than 1.30.
- Rockies are 1-4 in their last 5 Thursday games.
- Rockies are 1-5 in their last 6 vs. a team with a winning record.
- Rockies are 1-6 in their last 7 home games.
Free St. Louis Cardinals vs. Colorado Rockies MLB Prediction: Cardinals ML
Despite the Cardinals not giving Mikolas much help this season I believe they will get it done on the road in this one. I expect the Cardinals to get a few runs of Melville early on.
4* Free MLB Betting Pick: Cardinals ML
Take the Cardinals at a decent price on the road.
MLB Free Score Prediction: Cardinals 6 – Rockies 4
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