St Louis Cardinals at Colorado Rockies Free MLB Predictions & Odds
by Josh Schonwald - 6/23/2014
Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 6:40 PM on FSMW, ROOT
Coors Field, Denver, Colorado
St Louis Cardinals - Miller, S (7-6) vs. Colorado Rockies - De La Rosa, J (6-6)
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St. Louis Cardinals starter Shelby Miller will be going for his eighth win of the year when he faces Jorge De La Rosa and the Colorado Rockies on Tuesday night.
23-year-old Shelby Miller lost his sixth game of the season last week against the Philadelphia Phillies when he gave up four runs in 6.2 innings of work. He gave up seven hits in that game and walked three batters while striking out four. He has only given up 79 hits in 91 innings this year, but he is striking out far fewer batters than he did in his first two seasons.
Miller has gotten the best of Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitzki in their matchups, striking him out in all three of his at-bats. No one on the Rockies has faced Miller more than three times.
Left-hander Jorge De La Rosa had a bad outing against the Los Angeles Dodgers on the road last week. He went just 3.1 innings in that game and gave up eight runs (seven earned) on six hits while walking five batters and striking out one. He has a 6-6 record now and he has walked 4.3 batters per nine innings, which is a much higher rate than he has last season.
Veteran Jhonny Peralta has just two hits against De La Rosa in his career with eight strikeouts. Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina has five hits in 11 at-bats against him with a home run and two RBI.
St Louis Cardinals Betting Trends
St Louis Cardinals are 29-41-6 against the Over/Under
Run Differential for St Louis Cardinals is 0
Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
Colorado Rockies are 40-28-7 against the Over/Under
Run differential for Colorado Rockies is -0.1
Injuries to Watch
St Louis Cardinals
06/23/14 P Michael Wacha Arm 15-day DL (6/21)
05/24/14 P Kevin Siegrist Forearm 15-day DL (5/24)
05/13/14 P Tyler Lyons Shoulder 15-day DL (5/12)
04/17/14 P Joe Kelly Hamstring 15-day DL (4/17)
06/10/14 P Eddie Butler Rotator Cuff 15-day DL (6/7)
06/10/14 RF Michael Cuddyer Shoulder 15-day DL (6/6)
06/05/14 P Boone Logan Elbow 15-day DL (6/5)
06/05/14 P Jordan Lyles Hand 15-day DL (6/4)
06/04/14 LF Carlos Gonzalez Finger 15-day DL (6/3)
05/24/14 3B Nolan Arenado Finger 15-day DL (5/24)
05/01/14 P Tyler Chatwood Elbow 60-day DL (4/30)
04/15/14 P Brett Anderson Finger 60-day DL (4/13)
Josh's Pick: Take Colorado
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