Cardinals vs Rockies Today: Picks, Predictions, Moneyline and Odds – Tuesday, August 16

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At Busch Stadium on Tuesday, the St. Louis Cardinals (63-51) begin a three-game series against the Colorado Rockies (51-66), at 7:45 PM ET. Jose Quintana (4-5) is the starter for the Cardinals, and Kyle Freeland (7-8) for the Rockies.

At home, the Cardinals are favored to win on the moneyline (-235) over the Rockies (+193). The game’s over/under is 7.5.

Cardinals vs. Rockies Odds

Run Line

St. Louis Cardinals (-1.5)

Moneyline

Cardinals (-235)

Total

7.5 Runs (Over: -112, Under: -109)

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

  • Game Day: Tuesday, August 16, 2022
  • Game Time: 7:45 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
Corey Dickerson Day-to-day Calf

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 were vicotrious 6-3 over the Brewers Tuesday in their most recent game. Albert Pujols went 2-for-4 with two home runs and four RBI to lead them offensively while Miles Mikolas was earned the victory after throwing eight innings, giving up two earned runs on four hits while striking out six.

The Rockies were beaten by the Diamondbacks 7-4 Tuesday. Ryan McMahon led the way offensively after going 3-for-4 with a double and an RBI, and Ryan Feltner was handed the loss, pitching four innings, giving up five earned runs on seven hits while striking out three.

Betting Trends

Cardinals Betting Records and Team Stats

This season, the Cardinals have been favored 61 times and won 40, or 65.6%, of those games. St. Louis has not been a bigger favorite this season than the -235 moneyline set for this game. The moneyline for this contest implies a 70.1% chance of a victory for the Cardinals. St. Louis’ games have gone over the total in 53 of their 114 chances. The Cardinals are 63-51-0 against the spread this season.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
Paul Goldschmidt 108 .328 (2) .413 (2) .612 (3) 6.0% (6) 21.0% (84) 12.4% (13)
Nolan Arenado 106 .297 (18) .364 (23) .559 (6) 5.6% (13) 13.2% (17) 8.9% (69)
Tommy Edman 110 .256 (72) .320 (91) .365 (126) 1.5% (124) 17.6% (54) 7.9% (85)
Dylan Carlson 94 .236 (116) .306 (112) .395 (98) 2.1% (100) 19.0% (67) 7.9% (85)
Brendan Donovan 84 .281 (-) .397 (-) .369 (-) 0.7% (-) 17.7% (-) 13.0% (-)

Rockies Betting Records and Team Stats

The Rockies have won in 37, or 40.2%, of the 92 contests they have been named as odds-on underdogs in this year. This season, Colorado has come away with a win three times in 13 chances when named as an underdog of at least +193 or worse on the moneyline. The Rockies have an implied victory probability of 34.1% according to the moneyline set for this matchup. Colorado and their opponents have gone over in 56 of their 117 games with a total set by sportsbooks this season. The Rockies have an against the spread mark of 62-55-0 in 117 games with a line this season.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
C.J. Cron 112 .275 (40) .328 (75) .506 (14) 4.8% (22) 26.2% (129) 6.5% (110)
Brendan Rodgers 105 .285 (29) .336 (65) .436 (61) 2.4% (95) 16.7% (46) 7.1% (94)
Charlie Blackmon 104 .260 (65) .310 (109) .435 (62) 3.5% (56) 17.5% (52) 5.8% (123)
José Iglesias 98 .311 (6) .350 (38) .410 (85) 0.8% (138) 12.1% (9) 4.1% (143)
Ryan McMahon 111 .247 (94) .340 (59) .404 (91) 2.7% (88) 25.6% (127) 11.6% (24)

Cardinals vs. Rockies Picks and Predictions

Our best pick for Cardinals vs. Rockies sees the Cardinals (-235 on the moneyline) as the pick to win. As for the total, we recommend betting on the over on 7.5 runs.

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WRITTEN BY

Stacy Sailer

Stacy has been a baseball fan for as long as she can remember. She admits that she grew up as a spoiled Yankees fan in the late-90’s/early 2000’s, but has slowly evolved into a disgruntled Yankees fan due to their lone championship title in the last 21 seasons. She follows other sports, but her first love has always been baseball and loves getting to share her insight and knowledge with the Betsperts community.

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