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Chicago sends Jeff Samardzija vs Jon Garland in Cubs vs Rockies game

Colorado RockiesChicago Cubs
May 15, 8:05 PM | GrassWrigley Field

Colorado Rockies vs Chicago Cubs Odds

21-18TEAM RECORD16-23

The Chicago Cubs host Colorado on Wednesday, looking to build on their 16-23 mark against the 21-18 Rockies in MLB betting action at Wrigley Field.

For the Cubs, Jeff Samardzija gets the ball, charged with keeping the Rockies hitters off the base paths. He'll face Jon Garland, 3-3 on the year.

View Colorado vs Chi Cubs Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Bettors looking to back visiting Colorado before the first pitch in this match found them as +-131-moneyline underdogs earlier today at Bovada. They saw the total of 999 earlier at TopBet.

Power Rankings:
This game puts the Cubs, most recently No. 6 in the National League Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Rockies, who rate a National League No. 4 in the latest survey.

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How They Match Up:
When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Rockies rank No. 1 in the National League at 9.3 hits per game. That compares with Chicago’s No. 8 ranking in that category.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping factors and Chicago has the National League's No. 8-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Rockies own the National League's No. 8 mark in runs allowed.

Colorado was a 9-4 winner in its last match on the road against the Cubs. They won as +106 underdogs, while the total score of 13 made winners of OVER bettors. The Rockies enjoyed a 9-4 victory at the expense of the Cubs on Tuesday, with Jeff Francis throwing 6 innings of 3-hit ball at Wrigley Field.

Colorado Rockies Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing San Francisco are 2-8
After playing Chi Cubs are 7-3
After a win are 2-8

Chicago Cubs Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing NY Mets are 5-5
After playing Colorado are 1-9
After a loss are 6-4

A few Rockies at Cubs trends to consider:
Colorado is 4-1 SU in their last 5 games when playing Chi Cubs
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Colorado's last 5 games when playing Chi Cubs
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Colorado's last 8 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Colorado's last 7 games when playing on the road against Chi Cubs
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Chi Cubs' last 8 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Chi Cubs' last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chi Cubs' last 5 games when playing Colorado
Chi Cubs are 15-5 SU in their last 20 games when playing at home against Colorado

Next up:
Colorado home to San Francisco, Thursday, May 16
Chi Cubs home to NY Mets, Friday, May 17