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MLB Odds Betting - Chicago Cubs Underdogs vs Rockies at Colorado

Chicago Cubs

vs

Colorado Rockies
Thursday, August 07, 2014 3:10 PM ET
Coors Field

The Colorado Rockies will look to improve on a 45-68 record when they take on the Chicago Cubs, a key part of the MLB betting odds line up on Thursday.

Chicago puts its faith in starter Kyle Hendricks to earn a win and boost his personal mark of 2-1. Getting the ball for the Colorado Rockies is Yohan Flande, who owns a 0-3 record on the season with a 5.72 ERA.

Chicago Cubs vs Colorado Rockies Opening Odds and Betting Line

The Chicago Cubs were listed as 107 underdogs on the MLB baseball moneyline at many online sportsbooks, including 5Dimes. The total was set at 10.5 before betting started earlier on Thursday over at Bovada.

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Computer Prediction: Chicago Cubs vs Colorado Rockies Pick

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 4.1-4 victory for 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

The Colorado Rockies bring a 45-68 record to the battle against the 48-64 Cubs. 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

Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Colorado has baseball's No. 3-rated offensive output, at 9.63 hits per game. The Chicago Cubs average 8.25 hits per game, good for No. 25 on the list.

Colorado owns the No. 30 defense, allowing 4.7 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Chicago's No. 22-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Chicago lost its last outing, a 13-4 result against the Rockies on August 6. Bettors who backed the Rockies at +113 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (17) sent OVER bettors to the payout window. Chicago suffered a 13-4 loss against Colorado on Wednesday, as Jake Arrieta wasn't able to lead his team to victory at Coors Field.

Chicago Cubs vs Colorado Rockies Betting Odds Trends

Chi Cubs is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chi Cubs's last 5 games
Chi Cubs is 4-11 SU in its last 15 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chi Cubs's last 5 games on the road
Colorado is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
Colorado is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games at home
Colorado is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing Chi Cubs
Colorado is 13-3 SU in its last 16 games when playing at home against Chi Cubs

Next Betting Matchups

Chicago home to Tampa Bay, Friday, August 8th
Colorado at Arizona, Friday, August 8th