Colorado Rockies vs St. Louis Cardinals: Preview & Picks 8/17/2022

Colorado Rockies vs St. Louis Cardinals: Preview & Picks 8/17/2022

August 17, 2022


Game Preview

Today the St. Louis Cardinals continue to host the Colorado Rockies for the second encounter of a three-game series at Busch Stadium after picking up a 5-4 win yesterday. The season series is now tied at 2-2, making this a very exciting game to watch. Unfortunately for the Rockies, The St. Louis Cardinals have won 11 of their last 14 games and are 38-21 at home overall after winning their last two ball games.
In Tuesday’s loss, Colorado fell behind 3-0 in the fifth inning before scoring the next four runs with two in the sixth and two in the seventh. The team was 3 for 7 with runners in scoring position and got three RBI from Charlie Blackmon, who also had two of the team’s six hits. Blackmon is second on the team with 16 home runs and 66 RBI, behind CJ Cron with 23 home runs and 80 RBI.
The Cardinals are holding onto a tight two-game lead over the Brewers in the National League Central. Tuesday’s game was highly contested, with the Cardinals trailing 4-3 heading into the bottom of the seventh. St. Louis tied the game in the seventh and won on a walk-off hit by a pitch by Tyler O’ Neil in the ninth inning. Paul Goldschmidt led St. Louis with three RBI for the game, which included hitting his 29th home run of the season.
The pitching matchup is turning out to be a very interesting one. Jordan Montgomery will make his 24th start overall in 2022 and 3rd start for St. Louis. With the Cardinals, Montgomery is 2-0 and has yet to allow a run in 11 innings. On Friday, Montgomery tossed 6 shutout innings with 8 strikeouts. On the other hand, the Rockies reply back with German Marques, who is making his 23rd start of the season. Marquez holds a 6-9 record with a 5.08 ERA and a 1.42 WHIP over 127.2 innings pitched while striking out 104.
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Colorado Rockies vs St. Louis Cardinals Game Information

  • Date: 08/17/2022
  • Time: 07:45 PM ET
  • Location: Busch Stadium, St. Louis.
  • How to Watch: Rockies vs Cardinals AT&T Sportsnet Rocky Mountain
  • Live Stream: MLB.TV


Rockies vs Cardinals Betting Lines

Rockies are +170 according to our Vegas MLB Lines. This means that if you wager $100 you have the chance to win $170. On the other side, Cardinals are -200 according to the Vegas MLB Lines. This means that if you wager $100 you have the chance to win $50.

The implied probability for these two teams attached to the betting lines have Rockies at a 37.04% chance of winning the game, meanwhile Cardinals have 66.67% probability of finishing the game with the W.


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