St. Louis Cardinals at Colorado Rockies
|Date & Time||Wednesday September 11, 2019, 8:40 PM (EDT)|
The Line: St. Louis Cardinals -167 / Colorado Rockies +145 -- Over/Under: 13.5
The St. Louis Cardinals and Colorado Rockies meet Wednesday in MLB action at Coors Field.
The St. Louis Cardinals look for a win after winning eight of their last 12 games. The Cardinals have scored 13 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in five of their last 10 games. The St. Louis Cardinals have won six of their last eight games when scoring four or more runs. Paul Goldschmidt leads the Cardinals with 138 hits and 81 RBI while Paul DeJong and Kolten Wong have combined for 252 hits and 127 RBI. Dakota Hudson gets the ball, and he is 15-6 with a 3.40 ERA and 116 strikeouts this season. Hudson is 2-1 with a 3.24 ERA and three strikeouts in his career against the Rockies.
The Colorado Rockies need a win after losing 10 of their last 12 games. The Rockies have scored three runs in their last three games and three or less runs in seven of their last eight games. The Colorado Rockies have lost five of their last seven games when scoring three or less runs. Charlie Blackmon leads the Rockies with 167 hits and 76 RBI while Nolan Arenado and Trevor Story have combined for 322 hits and 184 RBI. Antonio Senzatela gets the ball, and he is 8-10 with a 7.19 ERA and 57 strikeouts this season. Senzatela is 1-3 with a 6.75 ERA and 18 strikeouts in his career against the Cardinals.
The Cardinals are 9-0 in their last 9 during game 2 of a series, 1-5 in their last 6 Wednesday games and 20-7 in Hudson's last 27 starts. The Rockies are 14-39 in their last 53 during game 2 of a series, 2-8 in their last 10 Wednesday games and 0-4 in Senzatela's last 4 starts. The Rockies are 0-4 in Senzatela's last 4 starts vs. Cardinals and the Cardinals are 43-17 in the last 60 meetings. The over is 4-1 in Senzatela's last 5 starts overall. The under is 11-4-1 in Cardinals last 16 road games.
Hudson has allowed 23 hits and nine earned runs in his last 40 innings, and he has a 4.01 ERA and .278 allowed batting average on the road. Senzatela has allowed 20 this and 17 earned runs in his last 9.2 innings, and he has a 7.21 ERA and .317 allowed batting average at home. Senzatela has been batting practice for teams all season long, while Hudson has been one of the better pitchers in all of baseball since August. The Rockies still can't score runs and the Cardinals are closing in on a division title. Give me the road team for a bounce back victory.