Rockies vs Cardinals Prediction, Odds & Player Prop Bets Today – MLB, Aug 18

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  • The (81-35) are favorites vs the (81-35)
  • Rockies starting pitcher: Antonio Senzatela (3-6), 4.66 ERA
  • Cardinals starting pitcher: Adam Wainwright (8-8), 3.26 ERA
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The Colorado Rockies () visit Busch Stadium to take on the St. Louis Cardinals () on Thursday, August 18, 2022. First pitch is scheduled for 1:15pm EDT in St. Louis.

The are betting favorites in this MLB matchup, with the run line sitting at ().

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

So far this season, the Rockies are 51-68 against the spread (ATS), while the Cardinals are 65-51 ATS.

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

SpreadOver / UnderMoneyline
Rockies O
Cardinals U

Rockies vs Cardinals Prediction for Today’s Game

Based on recent trends the model predicts the Cardinals will win Thursday‘s matchup with 59.3% 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 Thursday‘s game, looking at profitable historical betting trends:

  • Brendan Rodgers has hit the Singles Over in 28 of his last 36 games (+14.45 Units / 26% ROI)
  • German Marquez has hit the Pitching Outs Over in 15 of his last 18 games (+12.00 Units / 55% ROI)
  • Charlie Blackmon has hit the Hits Under in 10 of his last 12 games (+9.75 Units / 47% ROI)
  • Elehuris Montero has hit the Total Bases Over in 12 of his last 15 games (+8.40 Units / 42% ROI)
  • Charlie Blackmon has hit the Runs Under in 13 of his last 15 away games (+8.05 Units / 27% ROI)

Best Cardinals Player Prop Best Bets Today

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

  • Paul Goldschmidt has hit the Runs Over in 29 of his last 43 games at home (+15.95 Units / 33% ROI)
  • Paul Goldschmidt has hit the Total Bases Over in 28 of his last 43 games at home (+14.75 Units / 31% ROI)
  • Paul DeJong has hit the Singles Under in 21 of his last 25 games (+12.30 Units / 23% ROI)
  • Nolan Gorman has hit the Total Bases Over in his last 11 games (+11.40 Units / 72% ROI)
  • Dylan Carlson has hit the Singles Under in 19 of his last 26 games (+11.35 Units / 36% ROI)

Cardinals vs Rockies Home Run Prop Bets Today

Over Under
Brendan Donovan 0.5 +950 0.5 -10000
Dylan Carlson 0.5 +825 0.5 -5000
Lars Nootbaar 0.5 +625 0.5 -1600
Nolan Arenado 0.5 +333 0.5 -600
Nolan Gorman 0.5 +475 0.5 -1000

Cardinals vs Rockies Total Hits Prop Bets Today

Over Under
Brendan Donovan 0.5 -275 0.5 +190
Dylan Carlson 0.5 -200 0.5 +140
Lars Nootbaar 0.5 -250 0.5 +170
Nolan Arenado 0.5 -275 0.5 +180
Nolan Gorman 0.5 -200 0.5 +150

Cardinals vs Rockies RBI Prop Bets Today

Over Under
Brendan Donovan 0.5 +200 0.5 -300
Dylan Carlson 0.5 +220 0.5 -350
Lars Nootbaar 0.5 +195 0.5 -300
Nolan Arenado 0.5 +105 0.5 -150
Nolan Gorman 0.5 +160 0.5 -250

Cardinals vs Rockies Strikeout Prop Bets Today

Over Under
Adam Wainwright 5.5 -110 5.5 -125
Antonio Senzatela 3.5 +115 3.5 -160
  • The Colorado Rockies have covered the Run Line in 41 of their last 66 games (+15.15 Units / 19% ROI)
  • The Colorado Rockies have hit the 1st Five Innings (F5) Total Under in 17 of their last 28 games (+5.35 Units / 18% ROI)
  • The Colorado Rockies have hit the Game Total Under in 35 of their last 68 games (+3.95 Units / 5% ROI)
  • The Colorado Rockies have hit the Moneyline in 28 of their last 65 games (+1.45 Units / 2% ROI)
  • The St. Louis Cardinals have covered the Run Line in 63 of their last 111 games (+13.20 Units / 9% ROI)
  • The St. Louis Cardinals have hit the Moneyline in 20 of their last 29 games (+11.15 Units / 28% ROI)
  • The St. Louis Cardinals have covered the 1st Five Innings (F5) Run Line in 21 of their last 32 games (+11.00 Units / 31% ROI)
  • The St. Louis Cardinals have hit the Game Total Under in 29 of their last 48 games (+9.25 Units / 18% ROI)
  • The St. Louis Cardinals have hit the 1st Five Innings (F5) Moneyline in 17 of their last 28 games (+5.35 Units / 14% ROI)

Rockies Against the Spread (ATS) Record

Against the spread this MLB season, the Rockies have gone 64-55 against the Run Line (+2.3 Units / 1.56% ROI).

  • 51-68 when betting on the Moneyline for -5 Units / -3.9% ROI
  • 57-56 when betting on the total runs Over for -5.35 Units / -4.06% ROI
  • 56-57 when betting on the total runs Under for -7.1 Units / -5.44% ROI

Cardinals Against the Spread (ATS) Record

Against the spread this MLB season, the Rockies have gone 65-51 against the Run Line (+11.85 Units / 8.15% ROI).

  • 65-51 when betting on the Moneyline for +7.45 Units / 4.87% ROI
  • 54-58 when betting on the total runs Over for -10.4 Units / -8.11% ROI
  • 58-54 when betting on the total runs Under for -1.1 Units / -0.86% ROI

Opponents are hitting .424 (25-for-59) against Antonio Senzatela on inside fastballs this season — highest in MLB among starting pitchers with at least 57 total IP; League Avg: .259 — 0 Percentile.

Opponents are hitting .358 (127-for-355) against Antonio Senzatela versus the 2-3-4 hitters since the start of last season — highest in MLB among starting pitchers with at least 138 total IP; League Avg: .258 — 0 Percentile.

Opponents are hitting .343 (127-for-370) against Antonio Senzatela this season — highest in MLB among starting pitchers with at least 57 total IP; League Avg: .243 — 0 Percentile.

Opponents are hitting .424 (25-for-59) against Antonio Senzatela’s inside fastball this season — highest in MLB among starting pitchers with at least 57 total IP; League Avg: .259 — 0 Percentile.

Adam Wainwright: Cardinals Starting Pitcher Stats & Trends

Opponents have a miss rate of just 18% (179/982) against Adam Wainwright this season — 3rd lowest among qualified SPs in MLB; League Avg: 25% — fourth Percentile.

Right-handed hitters have a line drive rate of 31% (70/228) against Adam Wainwright this season — 2nd highest among qualified SPs in MLB; League Avg: 23% — third Percentile.

Hitters have swung at 43% of Adam Wainwright’s pitches (982/2,298) this season — lowest among qualified SPs in MLB; League Avg: 49% — first Percentile.

Adam Wainwright has thrown breaking pitches 58% of the time (276/476) when behind in the count this season — 2nd highest among qualified SPs in MLB; League Avg: 25% — 98th Percentile.

Rockies Keys to the Game vs. the Cardinals

The Rockies are just 9-29 (.237) when allowing 2 or more home runs this season — 10th lowest in MLB; League Avg: .290.

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

The Rockies are just 8-14 (.364) when tied entering the 7th inning this season — 5th lowest in MLB; League Avg: .500.

The Rockies are just 45-53 (.459) 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 11-4 (.733) when tied entering the 8th inning this season — best in MLB; League Avg: .500.

The Cardinals are 52-3 (.945) when leading entering the 8th inning this season — 7th best in MLB; League Avg: .911.

The Cardinals are 51-3 (.944) when leading entering the 7th inning this season — tied for 5th best in MLB; League Avg: .885.

The Cardinals are 36-8 (.818) when totaling 10 or more hits this season — 9th best in MLB; League Avg: .720.

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

The Rockies are batting .312 when facing the starting pitcher for the 3rd time in a game since the start of last season — best in MLB; League Avg: .263.

The Rockies are batting .281 against LHP this season — best in MLB; League Avg: .245.

The Rockies are batting .320 when facing the starting pitcher for the 3rd time in a game this season — best in MLB; League Avg: .265.

Cardinals hitters are slugging .623 on the road over the last 14 days (3 games) — best in MLB; League Avg: .381.

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

The Cardinals are batting .333 on the road this month (3 games) — best in MLB; League Avg: .236.

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%.

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

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

Rockies pitchers have induced opposing hitters to ground into 112 double plays in 854 opportunities (13%) this season — best in MLB; League Avg: 10%.

The average home run distance against the Rockies pitchers since the start of last season is 407.8 feet — highest in MLB; League Avg: 399.6

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

Cardinals pitchers have induced opposing hitters to ground into 109 double plays in 859 opportunities (13%) this season — 2nd best in MLB; League Avg: 10%.

Opponents have a miss rate of just 23% against Cardinals pitchers since the start of last season — 2nd lowest in MLB; League Avg: 26%.

Cardinals pitchers have a strikeout rate of just 39% with two-strikes since the start of last season — 4th lowest 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
  • Antonio Senzatela (Rockies): Knee, Day-to-Day
  • Charles Blackmon (Rockies): Leg, Day-to-Day
  • 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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