MLB Prop Bets: Colorado Rockies vs St. Louis Cardinals – August 16, 2022

MLB Prop Bets: Colorado Rockies vs St. Louis Cardinals - August 16, 2022
2022-08-16 19:45:00 EDT

The Colorado Rockies (51-65) face the St. Louis Cardinals (62-51) at Busch Stadium on Tuesday at 7:45pm (ET). Let’s take a look at the MLB Prop Bets for the matchup.

  • The Rockies have a 56-56-4 O/U record this season (meaning 56 games have gone over the total runs line, 56 have gone under and four have resulted in a push). The Cardinals have a 53-57-3 O/U record.

Scoring Insights

  • The Rockies are averaging 4.6 runs per game this season (9th in the league). Comparatively, the Cardinals are averaging 4.7 (6th).
  • In the field, the Rockies are allowing a whopping 5.4 runs per game this season (29th in the league), while the Cardinals are allowing an average of 4.0 runs (9th).

Let’s take a look at how these teams perform in some other key statistical areas.

Batting Insights:

Batting Average

  • Looking at their batting averages this season, the Rockies are at .264 (ranking 1st in the Major leagues), while the Cardinals are batting .253 (7th).

Home Runs

  • In terms of total home runs this season, the Cardinals have hit 130 (11th in the Major Leagues). Meanwhile, the Rockies have managed 105 (T20th).

Runs Batted In

  • Finally, looking at their runs batted in, the Rockies have recorded 504 RBIs to rank T8th in the MLB this season. Comparatively, the Cardinals have recorded 509 RBIs to rank 6th.

Pitching Insights:

Earned Run Average

  • The Cardinals have an earned run average of 3.90 this season (15th in the Majors), while The Rockies have an ERA of 4.99 (28th).


  • Turning our attention to total strikeouts, the Rockies have recorded 805 this season, ranking 30th in the MLB. Meanwhile, the Cardinals rank 28th for total strikeouts, recording 835.

Opponent Batting Average

  • Opponents are batting an average of .246 against the Cardinals this season (19th in the Major Leagues). Comparatively, the Rockies’ opponents are at .277 (30th).

First Innings Moneyline

  • Total Home Road Favorite Underdog Neutral Last 10
  • Rockies 25-35-56 17-16-29 8-19-27 5-6-12 20-29-44 0-0-0 1-6-3
  • Cardinals 31-25-57 20-8-29 11-17-28 22-10-28 9-15-29 0-0-0 4-3-3

Lead After Three Innings

  • Total Home Road Favorite Underdog Neutral Last 10
  • Rockies 36-58-22 22-29-11 14-29-11 9-11-3 27-47-19 0-0-0 4-6-0
  • Cardinals 46-39-28 29-19-9 17-20-19 31-20-9 15-19-19 0-0-0 5-4-1


  • The NRFI is 51-65 in Rockies games this season. The Cardinals have a 52-61 NRFI record.

Last Time They Met

The Rockies recorded an 8-6 victory over the Cardinals at Coors Field on Thursday. Paul Goldschmidt was unstoppable in that matchup, hitting a home run, a double and recording 3 RBIs.

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