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Chicago Cubs visit Colorado Rockies in MLB Betting Odds Clash

Chicago Cubs

vs

Colorado Rockies
Tuesday, August 05, 2014 8:40 PM ET
Coors Field

The Colorado Rockies will look to bolster their win total and reward those moneyline betting when the Chicago Cubs invade Coors Field on Tuesday.

It's a pitching duel between Brett Anderson for the Colorado Rockies (1-3 on the year) and Travis Wood for Chicago Cubs (7-9 so far).

Chicago Cubs vs Colorado Rockies Opening Odds and Betting Line

Those going with the Colorado Rockies in this one found them listed on the odds board as moneyline favorites of -150 at TopBet for Tuesday's contest. The betting total was hovering near 10.5 at Bovada.

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Computer Prediction: Chicago Cubs vs Colorado Rockies Pick

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 4.1-3.9 result in favor of the Cubs. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Chicago Cubs vs Colorado Rockies Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

44-67 Colorado battles the Cubs, currently with a 47-63 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Colorado vs Chicago injuries news.

This game puts the Colorado Rockies, most recently No. 28 in Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Chicago Cubs, who rate a No. 21 in the latest survey.

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How Chicago Cubs vs Colorado Rockies Stats Matchup

The game also pits Colorado Rockies No. 4-rated offense, averaging 4.62 runs per game, against a Chicago Cubs defense that ranks No. 18 at 4.25 in runs allowed per game. The Colorado Rockies have averaged 9.52 hits per game so far, more than Chicago Cubs batters have averaged on the year (8.25 hits per game).

Colorado owns the No. 30 defense, allowing 4.62 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Chicago's No. 18-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Last time out for Chicago, they were a 7-3 winner as they battled the Dodgers on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Cubs at +175 were rewarded, while the 10 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Chicago rolled to a 7-3 win against Los Angeles on Sunday, as Edwin Jackson and the Cubs' bats led the team to victory at Dodger Stadium.

The Rockies were a 4-0 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Tigers. That made winners of bettors who got Detroit at -233 on the moneyline, while the total score (4) was good news for UNDER bettors. The Rockies were shut out in their last start, struggling to get much going against the Detroit staff and losing 4-0 to the Tigers on Sunday at Comerica Park.

Chicago Cubs vs Colorado Rockies Betting Odds Trends

Chi Cubs is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
Chi Cubs is 3-10 SU in its last 13 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Chi Cubs's last 7 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chi Cubs's last 5 games when playing Colorado
Colorado is 1-7 SU in its last 8 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Colorado's last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Colorado's last 5 games when playing Chi Cubs
Colorado is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing at home against Chi Cubs

Next Betting Matchups

Chicago at Colorado, Wednesday, August 6th