Rockies vs Cardinals Prediction, Odds & Player Prop Bets Today – MLB, Aug 17

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  • The Cardinals (64-51) are -200 favorites vs the Rockies (51-67)
  • Rockies starting pitcher: Germán Márquez (6-9), 5.07 ERA
  • Cardinals starting pitcher: Jordan Montgomery (5-3), 3.36 ERA
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The Colorado Rockies (+170) visit Busch Stadium to take on the St. Louis Cardinals (-200) on Wednesday, August 17, 2022. First pitch is scheduled for 7:45pm EDT in St. Louis.

The Cardinals are betting favorites in this MLB matchup, with the run line sitting at -1.5 (+105).

The Rockies vs Cardinals Over/Under is 7 total runs for the game.

So far this season, the Rockies are 51-67 against the spread (ATS), while the Cardinals are 64-51 ATS.

Rockies vs. Cardinals Odds, Run Line, Over/Under & Moneyline

SpreadOver / UnderMoneyline
Rockies+1.5 -125O 7 -105+170
Cardinals -1.5 +105U 7 -115-200

Rockies vs Cardinals Prediction for Today’s Game

Based on recent trends the model predicts the Cardinals will win Wednesday‘s matchup with 52.2% confidence.

This prediction factors in starting pitchers, recent team and player hitting performances, the last 5 games for both the Rockies and Cardinals and up-to-date player injuries.


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Best Rockies Player Prop Bets Today

We’ve highlighted some favorite MLB player prop bets for Rockies players for Wednesday‘s game, looking at profitable historical betting trends:

  • Brendan Rodgers has hit the Singles Over in 27 of his last 35 games (+13.45 Units / 25% ROI)
  • German Marquez has hit the Pitching Outs Over in 14 of his last 17 games (+11.00 Units / 54% ROI)
  • C.J. Cron has hit the Hits Under in 14 of his last 21 games (+8.90 Units / 29% ROI)
  • Charlie Blackmon has hit the Hits Under in 9 of his last 11 games (+8.75 Units / 48% ROI)
  • Ryan McMahon has hit the Runs Over in 8 of his last 9 games (+7.95 Units / 74% ROI)

Best Cardinals Player Prop Best Bets Today

And here are some favorite MLB player prop bets for Cardinals players for Wednesday‘s game, looking at profitable historical betting trends:

  • Paul Goldschmidt has hit the Runs Over in 29 of his last 42 games at home (+16.95 Units / 36% ROI)
  • Paul Goldschmidt has hit the Total Bases Over in 27 of his last 42 games at home (+13.60 Units / 29% ROI)
  • Paul DeJong has hit the Singles Under in 20 of his last 24 games (+11.30 Units / 22% ROI)
  • Nolan Gorman has hit the Total Bases Over in his last 10 games (+10.40 Units / 74% ROI)
  • Dylan Carlson has hit the Singles Under in 18 of his last 25 games (+10.35 Units / 34% ROI)

Cardinals vs Rockies Home Run Prop Bets Today

Over Under
Dylan Carlson 0.5 +775 0.5 -3000
Lars Nootbaar 0.5 +550 0.5 -1400
Nolan Arenado 0.5 +360 0.5 -650
Nolan Gorman 0.5 +400 0.5 -750
Paul DeJong 0.5 +475 0.5 -1000

Cardinals vs Rockies Total Hits Prop Bets Today

Over Under
Dylan Carlson 0.5 -175 0.5 +125
Lars Nootbaar 0.5 -225 0.5 +155
Nolan Arenado 0.5 -225 0.5 +155
Nolan Gorman 0.5 -200 0.5 +145
Paul DeJong 0.5 -165 0.5 +115

Cardinals vs Rockies RBI Prop Bets Today

Over Under
Dylan Carlson 0.5 +220 0.5 -350
Lars Nootbaar 0.5 +200 0.5 -300
Nolan Arenado 0.5 +130 0.5 -190
Nolan Gorman 0.5 +170 0.5 -250
Paul DeJong 0.5 +185 0.5 -275

Cardinals vs Rockies Strikeout Prop Bets Today

Over Under
German Marquez 4.5 -160 4.5 +115
  • The Colorado Rockies have covered the Run Line in 41 of their last 65 games (+16.40 Units / 21% ROI)
  • The Colorado Rockies have hit the 1st Five Innings (F5) Total Under in 17 of their last 27 games (+6.40 Units / 22% ROI)
  • The Colorado Rockies have hit the Game Total Over in 11 of their last 16 away games (+5.40 Units / 31% ROI)
  • The Colorado Rockies have hit the Moneyline in 28 of their last 64 games (+2.45 Units / 4% ROI)
  • The St. Louis Cardinals have covered the Run Line in 28 of their last 43 games at home (+17.05 Units / 34% ROI)
  • The St. Louis Cardinals have hit the Moneyline in 30 of their last 43 games at home (+15.30 Units / 26% ROI)
  • The St. Louis Cardinals have covered the 1st Five Innings (F5) Run Line in 28 of their last 43 games at home (+12.00 Units / 24% ROI)
  • The St. Louis Cardinals have hit the Game Total Under in 28 of their last 47 games (+8.25 Units / 16% ROI)
  • The St. Louis Cardinals have hit the 1st Five Innings (F5) Total Under in 8 of their last 9 games at home (+6.95 Units / 69% ROI)

Rockies Against the Spread (ATS) Record

Against the spread this MLB season, the Rockies have gone 64-54 against the Run Line (+3.55 Units / 2.43% ROI).

  • 51-67 when betting on the Moneyline for -4 Units / -3.14% ROI
  • 57-55 when betting on the total runs Over for -4.3 Units / -3.29% ROI
  • 55-57 when betting on the total runs Under for -8.1 Units / -6.26% ROI

Cardinals Against the Spread (ATS) Record

Against the spread this MLB season, the Rockies have gone 64-51 against the Run Line (+10.8 Units / 7.48% ROI).

  • 64-51 when betting on the Moneyline for +6.45 Units / 4.28% ROI
  • 54-57 when betting on the total runs Over for -9.35 Units / -7.35% ROI
  • 57-54 when betting on the total runs Under for -2.1 Units / -1.66% ROI

German Marquez has a strikeout rate of just 11% (9 SO in 84 PAs) in PAs ending on elevated fastballs this season — 3rd lowest among qualified SPs in MLB; League Avg: 25% — sixth Percentile.

Opponents have a miss rate of just 20% (38/189) against German Marquez on the first pitch of at-bats this season — 7th lowest among qualified SPs in MLB; League Avg: 26% — 11th Percentile.

The average home run distance against German Marquez this season is 417.2 feet — highest among qualified SPs in MLB; League Avg: 397.9

German Marquez has allowed a slugging percentage of .530 (79 Total Bases / 149 ABs) versus the bottom of the order this season — highest among qualified SPs in MLB; League Avg: .340 — first Percentile.

Jordan Montgomery: Cardinals Starting Pitcher Stats & Trends

Jordan Montgomery has attempted to pick off a runner at second base 8 timesthis season — most among qualified SPs in MLB — 100th Percentile.

Jordan Montgomery has a strike rate of just 61% (349/575) in two strike counts this season — 3rd lowest among qualified SPs in MLB; League Avg: 66% — fifth Percentile.

Opponents have a miss rate of 37% (70/190) against Jordan Montgomery on the first pitch of at-bats this season — 5th best among qualified SPs in MLB; League Avg: 26% — 93rd Percentile.

86% of Jordan Montgomery’s breaking pitch strikeouts are located out of the zone this season — 3rd highest among qualified SPs in MLB; League Avg: 64% — 95th Percentile.

Rockies Keys to the Game vs. the Cardinals

The Rockies are just 12-31 (.279) when tied entering the 8th inning since the 2020 season — 2nd lowest in MLB; League Avg: .500.

The Rockies are just 5-15 (.250) when tied entering the 8th inning this season — lowest in MLB; League Avg: .500.

The Rockies are 8-50 (.138) when trailing entering the 7th inning this season — 7th best in MLB; League Avg: .114.

The Rockies are just 45-52 (.464) when allowing 5 or more extra base hits this season — 8th lowest in MLB; League Avg: .533.

Cardinals Keys to the Game vs. the Rockies

The Cardinals are 38-21 (.644) at home this season — 5th best in MLB; League Avg: .530.

The Cardinals are 36-8 (.818) when totaling 10 or more hits this season — 9th best in MLB; League Avg: .719.

The Cardinals are 11-4 (.733) when tied entering the 8th inning this season — best in MLB; League Avg: .500.

The Cardinals are 51-3 (.944) when leading entering the 8th inning this season — 7th best in MLB; League Avg: .912.

The Rockies are batting .285 at home this season — best in MLB; League Avg: .246.

The Rockies are batting .282 at home since the start of 2020 — best in MLB; League Avg: .248.

Rockies hitters have an OBP of .368 (1,277 PA’s) when facing the starting pitcher for the 3rd time in a game since the start of last season — best in MLB; League Avg: .326.

The Rockies are batting .282 at home since the start of last season — best in MLB; League Avg: .247.

Cardinals hitters have 221 extra-base hits out of 515 total hits (43%) against LHP since the start of last season — best in MLB; League Avg: 35%.

Cardinals hitters have an OPS of 1.012 (126 PA’s) on the road this month (3 games) — best in MLB; League Avg: .681.

Cardinals hitters are slugging .465 against LHP since the start of last season — best in MLB; League Avg: .408.

The Cardinals are batting .333 on the road this month (3 games) — best in MLB; League Avg: .237.

Rockies pitchers have a strikeout rate of just 18% this season — lowest in MLB; League Avg: 22%.

Opponents have a miss rate of just 22% against Rockies pitchers this season — lowest in MLB; League Avg: 25%.

The longest HR allowed by the Rockies pitchers this season traveled 496.0 feet — — longest in MLB; League Avg: 459.5

Rockies pitchers have induced opposing hitters to ground into 111 double plays in 845 opportunities (13%) this season — best in MLB; League Avg: 10%.

The longest HR allowed by the Cardinals pitchers this season traveled 494.0 feet — — 2nd longest in MLB; League Avg: 459.5

Cardinals pitchers have an ERA of 10.08 (25.0 IP) on the road this month (3 games) — highest in MLB; League Avg: 4.25.

Opponents have a miss rate of just 22% against Cardinals pitchers this season — 2nd lowest in MLB; League Avg: 25%.

Opponents have a groundball rate of 47% against Cardinals pitchers this season — 2nd highest in MLB; League Avg: 43%.

Cardinals vs. Rockies Injuries Tonight That May Affect Prop Bets 

  • Alexander Reyes (Cardinals): Shoulder, D60
  • Steven Matz (Cardinals): Knee, D15
  • Jack Flaherty (Cardinals): Shoulder, D60
  • Juan Yepez (Cardinals): Forearm, D10
  • Drew VerHagen (Cardinals): Hip, D60
  • Scott Oberg (Rockies): Arm, D60
  • Kristopher Bryant (Rockies): Foot, D10
  • Tyler Kinley (Rockies): Elbow, D60
  • Jhoulys Chacín (Rockies): Toe, D15
  • Alexander Colomé (Rockies): Elbow, D15
  • Helcris Olivarez (Rockies): Shoulder, D60
  • Chad Kuhl (Rockies): Hip, D15
  • Yonathan Daza (Rockies): Shoulder, D10
  • Ryan Rolison (Rockies): Shoulder, D60
  • Elias Díaz (Rockies): Hand, D10

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