Chicago sends Jeff Samardzija vs Jon Garland in Cubs vs Rockies game
Colorado Rockies vs Chicago Cubs Odds
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.
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.
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.
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
Colorado home to San Francisco, Thursday, May 16
Chi Cubs home to NY Mets, Friday, May 17