Brewers open as moneyline underdog vs Rockies
Milwaukee Brewers vs Colorado Rockies Odds
MLB wagering interest swings to the Colorado vs Milwaukee battle on Sunday at Coors Field as the Rockies try to defend home turf and reward moneyline bettors.
Milwaukee puts its faith in starter Donovan Hand to earn a win and boost his personal mark of 0-2. Getting the ball for the Rockies is Jhoulys Chacin, who owns a 9-5 record on the season with a 3.53 ERA.
Colorado was a -165 moneyline favorites earlier in the day at BetOnline, based on the starting pitcher matchup. That pairing made odds makers at Sportsbook.ag settle on an opening over under number of 9.5.
The Rockies - Brewers odds would favor the Rockies if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Colorado is rated No. 10 in the current National League Odds Shark poll, while Milwaukee is at No. 14 in the National League.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Colorado's No. 3-rated National League offense, averaging 4.4 runs per game, against a Brewers defense that ranks No. 14 in the National League at 4.6 in runs allowed per game. The Rockies have averaged 9 hits per game so far, more than Brewers batters have averaged on the year (8.8 hits per game).
Colorado owns the National League's No. 10 defense, allowing 4.4 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Milwaukee's National League No. 14-rated defense.
Milwaukee won its last outing, a 7-5 result against the Rockies on July 27. Bettors who backed the Brewers at +110 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (12) sent OVER bettors to the payout window. Milwaukee looks to continue its winning ways following a victory last time out against the Rockies, a 7-5 final on Saturday in support of Tom Gorzelanny at Coors Field.
Milwaukee Brewers Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 4-6
Before playing Chi Cubs are 7-3
After playing Colorado are 4-6
After a win are 5-5
Colorado Rockies Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 6-4
Before playing Atlanta are 3-7
After playing Milwaukee are 7-3
After a loss are 7-3
A few Brewers at Rockies trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Milwaukee's last 5 games when playing Colorado
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Milwaukee's last 5 games when playing on the road against Colorado
The total has gone UNDER in 13 of Milwaukee's last 17 games
Milwaukee is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Colorado's last 5 games when playing Milwaukee
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Colorado's last 5 games when playing at home against Milwaukee
Colorado is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Milwaukee
Colorado is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games when playing Milwaukee
Milwaukee at Chi Cubs, Monday, July 29
Colorado at Atlanta, Monday, July 29