Colorado Rockies at St. Louis Cardinals Betting Preview

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The Colorado Rockies and St. Louis Cardinals will square off in their second of a four game series on Friday. The Colorado Rockies won the first game of the series. The win for the Rockies snapped a five game losing streak. The Rockies are now 22-40 on the season, and still last place in the National League West.

For the St. Louis Cardinals, they come into the game with a 29-32 record. The Cardinals are in third place in the National League Central. St. Louis trails the Milwaukee Brewers and Chicago Cubs in the divisional race.

In this game, the St. Louis Cardinals are -195 over the Colorado Rockies. The total is 8.5 runs.

Last Place Rockies

Charlie Blackmon beat out a double play to score the first run of the game. Brenton Doyle and Jake Cave scored the other two runs, and that was all the Rockies needed in the game. Colorado snapped their losing streak, which saw them score just 12 runs in their last five games.

The Rockies offense has struggled all season. Colorado has hit just 51 home runs on the season. Colorado is 26th in the league. The top power hitter for the Rockies has been Ryan McMahon with 10 homeruns. Ezekiel Tovar leads the team with 19 doubles on the season.

Austin Gomber will throw for the Colorado Rockies in this game. Gomber has made 11 starts this season, and is 1-3 on the season. He has an ERA of 3.07 on the season, and in 61.2 innings has struck out 43 and walked 20. Gomber has allowed 11 homeruns in those 11 starts.

Cardinals Looking to Bounce Back

For the St. Louis Cardinals, it will be Lance Lynn. Lynn is 2-3 on the season. The righthander has a 3.23 earned run average on the season. He has thrown 61.1 innings, and struck out 57, and walked 26. Lynn is making his 13th start of the season.

The Cardinals managed just 7 hits in the loss on Thursday. Masyn Winn the rookie had two of them. Winn is leading the team with a .311 batting average. Next for St. Louis has been Alec Burleson, who is up to .275 on the season. Both Paul Goldschmidt and Nolan Arenado have struggled with a .219 and .251 average respectively.

St. Louis did not hit a homerun in the loss on Thursday, but has been heating up with the longball. A team that was dead last heading into the month of May now has 59 on the season. That ranks 19th in the league. Nolan Gorman is the home run leader for the Cardinals, with 14 on the season.

Cardinals Smoke Rockies

The Cardinals grab the win at home in this game. After some slow offensive play on Thursday, the Cardinals get back on track and win this game over Colorado. A few homeruns, and a well pitched game gets the job done.

Take the St. Louis Cardinals -1.5 (+105) over the Colorado Rockies. Enjoy the game and best of luck with all your Major League Baseball betting!

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