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April 27, 2:20 PM | GrassWrigley Field

Colorado Rockies vs Chicago Cubs Odds

16-7TEAM RECORD10-13

The Cubs get a visit from the Colorado Rockies in baseball action on Wednesday, with the home side looking to send the visitors to the showers with a loss.

Chicago sends Casey Coleman out against Jhoulys Chacin for the Rockies in this game. Coleman is 1-1 with a 7.42 ERA on the season, while Chacin is 3-1 on the year and has a 2.67 ERA.

View Colorado vs Chi Cubs Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The Cubs were listed as +122 moneyline underdogs at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark, while oddsmakers set the opening total around 999 earlier on Monday.

Power Rankings:
The MLB Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the National League's No. 9-rated Rockies taking on the National League's No. 11-rated Cubs in this contest.

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How They Match Up:
Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Chicago's National League No. 10-ranked scoring average of 4.1 runs per game, against a Rockies offense rated No. 3 and scoring 5 runs per game in the league. The Cubs have averaged 9.9 hits per game to date this season, more than the Rockies hitters have managed (8.1 per nine innings).

Defensively, Colorado features the National League's No. 5-rated defense on the road, allowing 3.8 runs per game. Chicago, meanwhile, comes in at No. 9 in the National League at home, scoring 3.9 runs per game.

Last time out for Colorado, they were a 4-3 winner as they battled the Cubs on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Rockies at -130 were rewarded, while the 7 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Colorado looks to continue its winning ways following a victory last time out against the Cubs, a 4-3 final on Tuesday in support of Jorge De La Rosa at Wrigley Field.

Colorado Rockies Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing Pittsburgh are 5-5
After playing Chi Cubs are 4-6
After a win are 6-4

Chicago Cubs Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing Arizona are 6-4
After playing Colorado are 4-6
After a loss are 6-4

A few Rockies at Cubs trends to consider:
Colorado is 7-1 SU in their last 8 games when playing Chi Cubs
Colorado is 9-2 SU in its last 11 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 13 of Colorado's last 17 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Colorado's last 8 games when playing Chi Cubs
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Chi Cubs' last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Chi Cubs' last 6 games at home
Chi Cubs are 11-3 SU in their last 14 games when playing at home against Colorado
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Chi Cubs' last 8 games when playing Colorado

Next up:
Colorado home to Pittsburgh, Friday, April 29
Chi Cubs at Arizona, Thursday, April 28

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