Cardinals vs. Rockies MLB Preview (6/7/24): Starting Lineups, Player Stats, & Injuries

Written By Editorial Team on June 7, 2024
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The Colorado Rockies are set to play against the St. Louis Cardinals at 8:15 p.m. ET on June 7 at Busch Stadium in St. Louis, MO. The game is expected to be played under clear skies with temperatures hovering around 85 degrees. MLB Betting Odds favor the Cardinals at -195 on the moneyline, with the Rockies at +162. This MLB matchup at Busch Stadium promises competitive action between two National League teams.

Cardinals vs. Rockies Pregame Odds for June 7

MLB odds currently list the St. Louis Cardinals as pretty heavy favorites with their moneyline price at some Ohio sportsbooks reaching -200. The run line for the game is 1.5, while the over/under is anywhere between 7.5 and 8, implying a final score of 5-3 resulting in a Cardinals victory.

  • Bet365: Cardinals -200, over/under 8.0
  • BetMGM: Cardinals -200, over/under 7.5
  • FanDuel: Cardinals -195, over/under 8.0
  • BetRivers: Cardinals -186, over/under 8.0

MLB Odds for Cardinals vs. Rockies are subject to change

Rockies vs. Cardinals projected starting lineups

Rockies starting lineup today

  1. DH Charlie Blackmon (L)
  2. SS Ezequiel Tovar (R)
  3. 3B Ryan McMahon (L)
  4. C Elias Díaz (R)
  5. CF Brenton Doyle (R)
  6. 2B Brendan Rodgers (R)
  7. 1B Elehuris Montero (R)
  8. LF Jake Cave (L)
  9. RF Hunter Goodman (R)

Cardinals starting lineup today

  1. SS Masyn Winn (R)
  2. LF Brendan Donovan (L)
  3. 1B Paul Goldschmidt (R)
  4. 3B Nolan Arenado (R)
  5. C Iván Herrera (R)
  6. DH Alec Burleson (L)
  7. RF Dylan Carlson (S)
  8. 2B Nolan Gorman (L)
  9. CF Michael Siani (L)

Cardinals vs. Rockies Starting Pitchers

(COL) Austin Gomber (R)1-33.061.1816.77.9
(STL) Lance Lynn (R)2-33.231.3420.55.6

Rockies vs. Cardinals Injuries for June 7

Rockies: Key injuries include Daniel Bard (RP) out for the season with forearm surgery, Kris Bryant (1B) on the 10-day IL with a left rib contusion, and pitchers Germán Márquez (SP), Antonio Senzatela (SP), and Kyle Freeland (SP) out with elbow injuries, impacting their rotation significantly.

Cardinals: Notable injuries feature Steven Matz (SP) on the 15-day IL with a back strain, Willson Contreras (C) expected back in mid-July from forearm surgery, and Tommy Edman (SS) on the 60-day IL but expected to return early June, affecting their depth.

Projected lineups and injuries are pulled from Sportsdata.

Colorado Rockies Team Stats

With a season record of 22-40, the Colorado Rockies are currently last in the NL West Division. The Rockies’ batting average stands at .245 with 51 home runs and 35 stolen bases on the season, coming off a Thursday win against the Cardinals. Their pitching unit has also struggled on the year, reflected by a 5.34 ERA metric and 399 strikeouts.

  • Runs per game: 4.1
  • Team average: .245
  • Team home runs: 51
  • Team Stolen bases: 35
  • Team ERA: 5.34
  • Team pitching strikeouts: 399

St. Louis Cardinals Team Stats

The St. Louis Cardinals, on the other hand, are positioning themselves for a strong showing against the Rockies. With a 29-32 record, they’re third in the NL Central Division. The Cardinals have a .233 batting average, 59 home runs, and 31 stolen bases on the season. Their pitching staff boasts a 4.12 ERA with 505 strikeouts.

  • Runs per game: 3.9
  • Team average: .233
  • Team home runs: 59
  • Team Stolen bases: 31
  • Team ERA: 4.12
  • Team pitching strikeouts: 505

Match Player Stats for Rockies vs. Cardinals

Key players for tonight’s game include Brenton Doyle from the Colorado Rockies and Masyn Winn from the St. Louis Cardinals. If either team gets significant production from one of these guys, they could see some value in the MLB betting markets. Recent news from Double-A Hartford showcases Rockies prospects, hinting at future lineup potentials.

Colorado Rockies Stat Leaders

The Colorado Rockies are looking to Brenton Doyle and Ryan McMahon to lead their charge against the Cardinals. Doyle’s speed and McMahon’s power hitting are expected to be pivotal.

  • AVG Leader: Elias Díaz .302
  • HR Leader: Ryan McMahon 10
  • RBI Leader: Ryan McMahon 34
  • Runs Leader: Brenton Doyle 37
  • SB Leader: Brenton Doyle 16

St. Louis Cardinals Stat Leaders

For the St. Louis Cardinals, Masyn Winn and Nolan Gorman are key. Winn’s batting average and Gorman’s power are crucial for their success against the Rockies.

  • AVG Leader: Masyn Winn .311
  • HR Leader: Nolan Gorman 14
  • RBI Leader: Nolan Gorman 31
  • Runs Leader: Paul Goldschmidt 29
  • SB Leader: Masyn Winn 8
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