Cardinals at Rockies - 6/8/15 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
St. Louis Cardinals (37-19) at Colorado Rockies (25-30)
MLB Baseball: Monday, June 8, 2015 at 8:40 pm (Coors Field)
J Lackey (4-3) (2.93) vs. C Bettis (2-0) (2.70)
The Line: Colorado Rockies +133 / St. Louis Cardinals -143 --- Over/Under: 10.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: FSN-MW, ROOT-RM
The St. Louis Cardinals and Colorado Rockies begin a three-game series Monday night.
The St. Louis Cardinals look for a win after winning five of their last six games. The Cardinals have scored six runs in their last three games and three or less runs in seven of their last 10 games. The Cardinals have split their last six games when scoring three or less runs. Jhonny Peralta leads the Cardinals with 68 hits and 34 RBI while Matt Carpenter and Matt Holliday have combined for 55 RBI. The St. Louis Cardinals have split their last eight road games. John Lackey gets the ball, and he’s 4-3 with a 2.93 ERA and 52 strikeouts this season. Lackey is 2-1 with a 4.55 ERA and 28 strikeouts in his career against the Rockies.
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The Colorado Rockies look for a win after splitting their last eight games. The Rockies have scored 14 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in eight of their last 10 games. The Rockies have won seven of their last nine games when scoring more than three runs. DJ LeMahieu leads Colorado with 64 hits and 27 RBI while Nolan Arenado and Charlie Blackmon have combined for 63 RBI. The Colorado Rockies have split their last 10 home games. David Hale takes the hill, and he’s 1-0 with a 4.26 ERA and seven strikeouts this season. Hale is 0-0 with a 0.00 ERA and zero strikeouts in his career against the Cardinals.
The Cardinals are 7-2 in their last 9 vs. National League West and 1-8 in Lackeys last 9 road starts. The Rockies are 16-38 in their last 54 during game 1 of a series and 9-3 in their last 12 games vs. a right-handed starter. The Cardinals are 22-8 in the last 30 meetings.
The Cards are coming off a late game Sunday and have to travel. Also, Lackey hasn't had much recent success on the road. Give me the home team and the plus money.