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Colorado RockiesChicago Cubs
Aug 26, 2:20 PM | GrassWrigley Field

Colorado Rockies vs Chicago Cubs Odds

51-74TEAM RECORD48-77

MLB wagering interest swings to the Chicago vs Colorado battle on Sunday at Wrigley Field as the Cubs try to defend home turf and reward moneyline bettors.

The Cubs will rely on Chris Volstad to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while Jhoulys Chacin will be his counterpart for the Rockies. Chris Volstad is 0-9 this season, and Jhoulys Chacin is 1-3.

View Colorado vs Chi Cubs Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Baseball odds makers opened the Cubs as +100 moneyline underdogs in this matchup. Over under bettors saw the number open at 999.

Power Rankings:
According to new MLB Power Rankings here, it's the National League No. 14-ranked Cubs and the National League No. 9-rated Rockies in this matchup.

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How They Match Up:
When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Rockies rank No. 2 in the National League at 9.3 hits per game. That compares with Chicago’s No. 15 ranking in that category.

Chicago owns the National League's No. 13 defense, allowing 4.5 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Colorado's National League No. 16-rated defense.

The Rockies were a 4-3 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Cubs. That made winners of bettors who got Colorado at +108 on the moneyline, while the total score (7) was good news for UNDER bettors. Colorado got the job done in their last match in a 4-3 victory over Chicago on Saturday at Wrigley Field behind starter Alex White.

Colorado Rockies Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 1-9
Before playing LA Dodgers are 5-5
After playing Chi Cubs are 6-4
After a win are 7-3

Chicago Cubs Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 3-7
Before playing Milwaukee are 2-8
After playing Colorado are 2-8
After a loss are 4-6

A few Rockies at Cubs trends to consider:
Colorado is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Colorado's last 7 games
Colorado is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Colorado's last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chi Cubs' last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chi Cubs' last 5 games when playing Colorado
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chi Cubs' last 5 games when playing at home against Colorado
Chi Cubs are 13-4 SU in their last 17 games when playing at home against Colorado

Next up:
Colorado home to LA Dodgers, Monday, August 27
Chi Cubs home to Milwaukee, Monday, August 27

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