Cardinals vs. Rockies Prediction, Odds, Picks - August 5

Cardinals vs. Rockies Prediction, Odds, Picks - August 5

Updated Aug. 5, 2023 7:01 p.m. ET

Paul Goldschmidt and the St. Louis Cardinals square off against Elias Diaz and the Colorado Rockies at Busch Stadium on Saturday, at 7:15 PM ET. Oddsmakers list the Cardinals as -245 favorites on the moneyline, while giving the underdog Rockies +198 moneyline odds to win. St. Louis is favored on the run line (-1.5). The game's over/under has been listed at 9 runs.

The St. Louis Cardinals will hand the ball to Steven Matz (2-7, 4.06 ERA), who is looking for win No. 3 on the season, and the Rockies will counter with Ty Blach (1-0, 4.22 ERA).

Take a look at everything you need from a betting perspective on the Cardinals-Rockies game, from the point spread, moneyline, Over/Under and expert picks (odds via FOX Bet):

Cardinals vs. Rockies Game Information & Odds

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  • When: Saturday, August 5, 2023 at 7:15 PM ET
  • Where: Busch Stadium in St. Louis, Missouri
  • How to Watch on TV: BSMW
Favorite Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Run Line Favorite Run Line Odds Underdog Run Line Odds
Cardinals -245 +198 9 -109 -111 -1.5 -114 -107

Cardinals vs. Rockies Prediction

  • Score Prediction: Cardinals 5, Rockies 4
  • Total Prediction: Over 9 runs
  • Win Probabilities: Cardinals 55%, Rockies 45%

Cardinals vs. Rockies Betting Insights

  • This season, the Cardinals have won 26 out of the 59 games, or 44.1%, in which they've been favored.
  • St. Louis has played as favorites of -245 or more once this season and lost that game.
  • Oddsmakers have implied with the moneyline set for this matchup that the Cardinals have a 71% chance to win.
  • The Rockies have won in 39, or 41.1%, of the 95 contests they have been named as odds-on underdogs this year.
  • This season, Colorado has been a moneyline underdog of -245 or longer 12 times, losing every contest.
  • Bookmakers have implied with the moneyline set for this matchup that the Rockies have a 33.6% chance of pulling out a win.

Cardinals Recent Betting Performance

  • The Cardinals have a 1-4 record from the five games they were favored on the moneyline over their last 10 matchups.
  • Over their last 10 matchups, the Cardinals and their opponents combined to go over the run total four times (all 10 games had set totals).
  • The Cardinals have a 4-6-0 record against the spread over their past 10 games.

Cardinals Recent Stats

Stat Avg/Total
Record 3-7
Runs Per Game 3.7
HR 18
ERA 4.75
K/9 6.9

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Cardinals Player Insights

  • Nolan Arenado comes into Saturday's game hitting .283 with 79 RBI, both team-leading marks for the Cardinals. He has also launched 23 home runs in 2023.
  • Of all hitters in MLB, Arenado is 18th in home runs and fourth in RBI.
  • Arenado has collected a hit in three straight games. During his last five outings he is batting .250 with a double, a home run, a walk and two RBI.
  • Goldschmidt is batting .276 with 21 doubles, 18 home runs and 56 walks.
  • Of all MLB batters, Goldschmidt is 37th in home runs and 55th in RBI.
  • Nolan Gorman paces the Cardinals with 24 home runs.
  • Lars Nootbaar has 15 doubles, 11 home runs and 48 walks while hitting .277.

Cardinals Team Props

Hits O/U Total Bases O/U HR O/U RBI O/U
Dylan Carlson 0.5 (-213) 1.5 (+155) 0.5 (+800) 0.5 (+195)
Tommy Edman 1.5 (+150) 1.5 (+100) 0.5 (+650) 0.5 (+170)
Nolan Arenado 1.5 (+160) 1.5 (-145) 0.5 (+280) 0.5 (+100)
Paul Goldschmidt 1.5 (+180) 1.5 (-105) 0.5 (+425) 0.5 (+135)
Nolan Gorman 0.5 (-204) 1.5 (+135) 0.5 (+390) 0.5 (+150)

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Rockies Recent Betting Performance

  • The Rockies have played as underdogs in seven of their past 10 games and won three of those contests.
  • In their last 10 games with a total, the Rockies and their opponents have failed to hit the over four times.
  • Over their last 10 games, the Rockies are 6-4-0 against the spread.

Rockies Recent Stats

Stat Avg/Total
Record 4-6
Runs Per Game 4.8
HR 9
ERA 5.65
K/9 6.7

Rockies Player Insights

  • Ryan McMahon leads the Rockies with 18 home runs and runs batted in, driving in 57.
  • Among all hitters in the majors, McMahon's home run total ranks 37th and his RBI tally is 55th.
  • McMahon has collected a hit in six straight games. In his last 10 games he is batting .333 with four doubles, three home runs, five walks and 11 RBI.
  • Jurickson Profar is hitting .245 with 22 doubles, two triples, seven home runs and 43 walks.
  • Profar is 210th overall in home runs and 151st in RBI this year.
  • Diaz has a team-high batting average of .277.
  • Ezequiel Tovar is batting .257 with 24 doubles, three triples, 10 home runs and 16 walks.

Rockies Team Props

Hits O/U Total Bases O/U HR O/U RBI O/U
Ezequiel Tovar 0.5 (-238) 1.5 (+145) 0.5 (+700) 0.5 (+235)
Brendan Rodgers 0.5 (-238) 1.5 (+140) 0.5 (+750) 0.5 (+195)
Jurickson Profar 0.5 (-233) 1.5 (+145) 0.5 (+800) 0.5 (+255)
Elias Díaz 0.5 (-189) 0.5 (-189) 0.5 (+600) 0.5 (+195)
Mike Toglia 0.5 (-130) 0.5 (-130) 0.5 (+600) 0.5 (+245)

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