Cardinals vs Rookies Thursday Major League Baseball Betting
It’s a relatively quiet night on the North American sports betting scene with just seven Major League Baseball contests up on the Thursday night betting board. That said, there is one gem of a wagering option as the St. Louis Cardinals close out a three game set against the Colorado Rockies. The first pitch flies at 8:40 PM ET on Thursday, August 2, 2012 from Coors Field in Denver, CO. The Cards complete the series sweep here!
St. Louis Cardinals Set For A Mile High City Sweep
St. Louis is looking to rock the Rockies for a third straight night as they close out a six game road trip in the Mile High City tonight. RHP pitcher Lance Lynn (13-4 3.42 ERA) gets the call for the Cardinals. While it wasn’t been pretty, the Red Birds won the first two games by a 20-12 final count. Despite giving up six runs on eight hits, Lynn hung tough and earned a 9-6 win in his last outing against the Cubs – expect a better effort here.
Colorado Rockies Pitching Problems Continue In Denver
One has to feel for fans of the Colorado Rockies as they have watched their team implode to the 37-65 record during the 2012 MLB campaign. If you’re looking for blame, don’t curse the bats as the Rockies have top ten status in just about every hitting category. Point to ptiching as their downfall as Colorado owns the worst team ERA in the Majors. Triple-A Colorado Springs call-up RHP Alex White heads to the bump tonight.
SportsBook Bonus Cardinals vs. Rockies Call From Colorado
Despite a 9-3 recent record, the Cards haven’t been able to gain ground on the equally hot Cincinnati Reds in the NL Central as St. Louis is still 7.5 games back of the division lead. They have however pulled to withing three games in the Wild Card hunt and need to keep it rolling here. When surfing the odds at the top rated SportsbookBonus.com sportsbooks, we were happy to find the -160 ML price at Topbet.com – we’ll take it!