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    Two of baseball’s best hitters face off when the St. Louis Cardinals (61-49) and the Colorado Rockies (49-64) meet at 3:10 PM ET on Thursday at Coors Field. Paul Goldschmidt has a .328 batting average (second in MLB) for the favored Cardinals (-115), while Jose Iglesias ranks fourth in MLB play hitting .318 this season for the underdog Rockies (-104). St. Louis has Dakota Hudson starting, and Colorado will send out German Marquez.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Cardinals vs. Rockies

    • Game Day: Thursday, August 11, 2022
    • Game Time: 3:10 PM ET
    • Location: Denver, Colorado
    • Stadium: Coors Field
    Cardinals vs Rockies Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Cardinals -115 12.5

    Cardinals Stats & Trends

    Cardinals Batting

    • The Cardinals rank 13th in MLB action with 125 total home runs.
    • The Cardinals’ .253 batting average is sixth-best in MLB.
    • The Cardinals’ .325 on-base percentage is sixth-best in baseball.
    • The Cardinals strike out 7.7 times per game to rank fifth in baseball.
    • The Cardinals average 1.1 homers per road game this season (61 total on the road).
    • The Cardinals are averaging three extra-base hits per game while slugging .406 away from home.
    • Away from home this season the club averages 8.8 hits per game and is batting .251.

    Cardinals Key Batters

    • Goldschmidt leads St. Louis with 128 hits and an OBP of .413, plus a team-best slugging percentage of .605.
    • Among all qualifying hitters in MLB, Goldschmidt is second in batting average, first in on-base percentage, and third in slugging.
    • Nolan Arenado is batting .304 with 28 doubles, a triple, 23 home runs and 39 walks.
    • Arenado is 12th in batting average, 15th in on-base percentage and sixth in slugging in MLB.
    • Arenado has picked up a hit in eight games in a row. During his last 10 outings he is hitting .405 with four doubles, five home runs, five walks and 12 RBI.
    • Tommy Edman has collected 107 base hits, an OBP of .320 and a slugging percentage of .365 this season.
    • Edman has recorded at least one base hit in three games in a row. In his last five games he is hitting .222 with an RBI.
    • Dylan Carlson has seven home runs, 34 RBI and a batting average of .237 this season.

    Rockies Stats & Trends

    Rockies Batting

    • The Rockies rank 21st in Major League Baseball with 102 home runs.
    • No team has a better batting average than the .265 AVG the Rockies have posted this season.
    • The Rockies have an on-base percentage of .327 this season, which ranks fifth in the league.
    • The Rockies rank ninth in MLB in strikeouts per game with an average of 7.8 whiffs per contest.
    • In 59 games at home this season, they’ve hit 67 homers, an average of 1.1 per contest.
    • In 59 home games this season, they’re slugging .461 with 196 hits going for extra bases.
    • They are averaging 10 base hits per game and batting .290 as a team at home this season.

    Rockies Key Batters

    • C.J. Cron has racked up a team-best slugging percentage (.516) and paces the Rockies in hits (119).
    • Including all the qualifying hitters in the big leagues, Cron’s batting average ranks 38th, his on-base percentage ranks 73rd, and he is 12th in slugging.
    • Cron heads into this matchup on a five-game hitting streak. During his last five outings he is batting .318 with three doubles, a triple, a home run, two walks and eight RBI.
    • Charlie Blackmon is hitting .262 with 17 doubles, four triples, 16 home runs and 25 walks.
    • Blackmon ranks 63rd in batting average, 105th in on-base percentage and 57th in slugging percentage in the majors.
    • Brendan Rodgers is hitting .288 with 24 doubles, two triples, 10 home runs and 30 walks.
    • Iglesias leads his team with a .358 on-base percentage.

    Cardinals vs. Rockies Probable Pitchers

    Hudson Márquez
    20 GS 21
    6-6 W-L 6-9
    4.20 ERA 5.18
    105.0 IP 121.2
    46 BB 43
    56 SO 98

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