MLB Preview: St. Louis Cardinals vs. Colorado Rockies

by Dirty on July 8, 2010

Rockies Baseball Betting The St. Louis Cardinals will be fighting to snap a losing streak on Thursday when they take on the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field.

The Cardinals will trot ace Chris Carpenter out to the mound in this one. Righthander Carpenter has a 9-2 record and a 3.16 ERA this season.

The Rockies will counter Carpenter with ace Ubaldo Jimenez. Righthander Jimenez has a 2.27 ERA to go along with a 14-1 record this season.

Oddsmakers currently have the Rockies listed as 145-moneyline favorites versus the Cardinals, while the game’s total is sitting at 7½.

Dexter Fowler launched a three-run homer and the Rockies beat the Cardinals 8-7 on Wednesday, as a -110 pick’em. That game’s 15 runs sailed OVER the posted over/under (8.5) set by sportsbooks.

Huston Street closed out the game with a scoreless ninth, picking up his first win of the season.

Evan MacLane surrendered the winning run and was tagged with the Cardinals loss.

Current streak:
St. Louis has lost 2 straight games.
Colorado has won 3 straight games.

Team records:
St. Louis: 45-39 SU
Colorado: 46-38 SU

St. Louis most recently:
When playing on Thursday are 2-8
Before playing Houston are 6-4
After playing Colorado are 1-9
After a loss are 7-3

Colorado most recently:
When playing on Thursday are 7-3
Before playing San Diego are 5-5
After playing St. Louis are 9-1
After a win are 5-5

A few trends to consider:
St. Louis is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games
St. Louis is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games on the road
St. Louis is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games when playing on the road against Colorado
St. Louis is 1-10 SU in its last 11 games when playing Colorado
Colorado is 10-1 SU in its last 11 games when playing St. Louis
Colorado is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing at home against St. Louis
Colorado is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
Colorado is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home

Next up:
St. Louis at Houston, Friday, July 9
Colorado home to San Diego, Friday, July 9

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