St. Louis Cardinals vs. Colorado Rockies, second game of the series. The first victory of these series was for the Cardinals. Just for a run the Cardinals could win the first game. The home team has been playing well at home. The Cardinals are still far from the wild card option. The Rockies had a season to forget, but the team can still hurt the Cardinals by winning games in this series.
St. Louis Cardinals: At home with hopes.
There are high chances that the Cardinals will reach the playoffs. The team must only win games to keep the record. The only danger is the Nationals. For now in the first game of this series against the Rockies, the home team won 6-5. In the last 10 games at home the record is positive with eight wins and only two losses. The last losing series at home was against the Cubs on July 28.
At home the Cardinals are scoring an average of 4.51 runs per game, 3.30 walks, 7.84 strike outs, 8.10 hits, 1.00 home runs, 13.70 left on base. The defense is allowing up to 3.67 runs per game, 3.10 walks, 8.52 strike outs, 7.75 hits, 1.13 home runs, 13.62 left on base. In the last series at home the Cards allowed 9 runs.
Jack Flaherty 7-6 in 25 games as a starter this season. 3.46 Era, 140.1 pitched innings, 110 hits, 55 runs, 22 home runs, 162 strike outs. The last game was an 8-0 victory against the Cubs.
Colorado Rockies: We have no options.
The Rockies have a negative record on the road with 25 wins and 41 losses. 8-2 in the last 10 games playing on the road. Before this series the Rockies lost against the Diamondbacks, Padres, Astros and Reds. The team has not won a series on the road since June 26 against the Giants. Overall the record is negative this season for the Rockies with 58-70 in the West Divison of the National League.
On the road the Rockies are allowing an average of 4.82 runs per game, 3.47 walks, .76 strike outs, 8.35 hits, 1.44 home runs, 13.65 left on base. The offense is scoring 4.30 runs per game, 2.64 walks, 10.08 strike outs, 8.15 hits, 1.08 home runs and 13.03 left on base.
Peter Lambert 2-3 in 13 games as starter. 6.55 ERA, 66.0 pitched innings, 81 hits, 48 runs, 13 home runs, 44 strike outs, 1561 WHIP. The last game was a defeat for Lambert against the Astros 3-14.
My Free Pick & Prediction for St. Louis Cardinals vs. Colorado Rockies 08/23/2019 is: take the St. Louis Cardinals -1.5 (Runline).
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