Cardinals vs Rockies Prediction: Picks, Live Odds & Start Time – August 18, 2022

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The Colorado Rockies (51-68) play the St. Louis Cardinals (65-51), who will be trying to extend a three-game winning streak, Thursday at 1:15 PM ET, at Busch Stadium. On the mound for the Cardinals will be Adam Wainwright (8-8), opposed by the Rockies’ Antonio Senzatela (3-6).

The Rockies (+208) are on the road versus the favored Cardinals (-254). The total in this contest is set at 7.5.

Cardinals vs. Rockies Odds

Run Line

St. Louis Cardinals (-1.5)

Moneyline

Cardinals (-254)

Total

7.5 Runs (Over: -118, Under: -103)

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When, Where, at What Time is Cardinals vs. Rockies

  • Game Day: Thursday, August 18, 2022
  • Game Time: 1:15 PM ET
  • Location: St. Louis, Missouri
  • Stadium: Busch Stadium

Cardinals Injury Report

Name Status Injury
Juan Yepez 10 Day Injury List Forearm
Steven Matz 15 Day Injury List Knee
Jack Flaherty 60 Day Injury List Shoulder
Drew VerHagen 60 Day Injury List Hip
Álex Reyes 60 Day Injury List Shoulder

Rockies Injury Report

Name Status Injury
Elias Díaz 10 Day Injury List Wrist
Kris Bryant 10 Day Injury List Foot
Yonathan Daza 10 Day Injury List Shoulder
Alex Colomé 15 Day Injury List Elbow
Jhoulys Chacín 15 Day Injury List Toe
Scott Oberg 60 Day Injury List Elbow
Tyler Kinley 60 Day Injury List Elbow
Ryan Rolison 60 Day Injury List Shoulder
Helcris Olivarez 60 Day Injury List Shoulder
Chad Kuhl 7 Day Injury List Hip Flexor

Last Time Out: Cardinals and Rockies

The Cardinals beat the Rockies 5-1 yesterday, with Jordan Montgomery getting the win (5.00 IP, 1 R, 6 H, 8 K) and Brendan Donovan leading the way offensively (going 3-for-5 with a double and an RBI). German Marquez (6.00 IP, 3 R, 7 H, 4 K) took the loss for the Rockies.

Betting Trends

Cardinals Betting Records and Team Stats

The Cardinals have won 42, or 66.7%, of the 63 games they’ve played as favorites this season. St. Louis has not been a bigger favorite this season than the -254 moneyline set for this game. The oddsmakers’ moneyline implies a 71.8% chance of a victory for the Cardinals. Games involving St. Louis have gone over the total set by oddsmakers in 54 of 116 chances this season. The Cardinals are 64-52-0 against the spread in their 116 chances this season.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
Paul Goldschmidt 110 .331 (2) .415 (2) .620 (2) 6.1% (6) 20.8% (81) 12.4% (13)
Nolan Arenado 108 .296 (19) .362 (23) .555 (6) 5.5% (14) 12.9% (15) 8.8% (73)
Tommy Edman 112 .256 (73) .319 (91) .371 (122) 1.7% (115) 17.4% (50) 7.9% (85)
Dylan Carlson 96 .240 (106) .312 (107) .396 (97) 2.1% (102) 18.6% (62) 8.2% (82)
Brendan Donovan 86 .286 (-) .399 (-) .376 (-) 0.7% (-) 17.3% (-) 12.7% (-)

Rockies Betting Records and Team Stats

The Rockies have come away with 37 wins in the 94 contests they have been listed as the underdogs in this season. Colorado has a mark of 3-6 in contests where bookmakers favor them by +208 or worse on the moneyline. The moneyline set for this matchup implies the Rockies have a 32.5% chance of walking away with the win. Colorado’s games have gone over the total in 57 of their 119 opportunities. The Rockies have posted a record of 63-56-0 against the spread this season.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
C.J. Cron 114 .273 (42) .327 (76) .500 (16) 4.7% (23) 26.1% (127) 6.6% (105)
Brendan Rodgers 107 .285 (28) .338 (59) .434 (64) 2.4% (94) 16.4% (42) 7.4% (91)
Charlie Blackmon 106 .262 (64) .314 (103) .437 (60) 3.5% (53) 17.6% (52) 5.7% (123)
José Iglesias 100 .310 (5) .348 (40) .410 (87) 0.8% (137) 11.8% (8) 4.0% (142)
Ryan McMahon 112 .244 (99) .337 (64) .400 (91) 2.7% (87) 26.2% (128) 11.5% (25)

Cardinals vs. Rockies Picks and Predictions

Our pick for Cardinals vs. Rockies is the Cardinals (-254 on the moneyline) as the pick to win. For the total, we prefer the over on 7.5 runs.

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WRITTEN BY

Matt Rooney

Matt comes from Chicago and has lived in the area his whole life. Graduated from and played football at Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington, IL while also serving as the director of student sports broadcasting. He writes for Betsperts as well as appears on several shows across the network.

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