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CIN vs COL Has Highest Total Since 2012

We are used to seeing high totals at Coors Field, but the home of the Colorado Rockies will see the largest total in our database since the 2012 season when the Cincinnati Reds come to town Thursday.

The Reds vs Rockies matchup opened the day at 11.5 before quickly jumping up to 12.0. It has been four years since a game ultimately closed at 12.0 or higher – three games accomplished the feat in 2012.

Obviously the thin air plays a major factor in the high total – with balls regularly soaring out of the stadium. But the push to get this game to such a high total is thanks to one Alfredo Simon.

Simon has been downright awful this season with the righty posting an absurd 9.60 ERA with opponents batting .358. As hard as it is to believe, those numbers get worse on the road. Simon has a 14.79 ERA in five road appearances – four starts – this season with opponents batting over .400.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Those going with the Colorado Rockies in this one found them listed on the odds board as moneyline favorites of -172 at BetOnline for Thursday's contest. The betting total was hovering near 11.5 at Bovada.

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 6.8-5.6 victory for the Rockies. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Cincinnati Reds vs Colorado Rockies Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Colorado Rockies bring a 24-28 record to the battle against the 18-35 Reds. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Colorado vs Cincinnati injuries news.

The Colorado Rockies sit at No. 26 in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Cincinnati Reds sit at No. 30 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up Colorado Rockies No. 4 ranked offense (5.1 runs per game) against a Cincinnati Reds defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 30 at 6.08 runs allowed per game. The Colorado Rockies have been averaging 9.6 hits per game, more than the Cincinnati Reds have managed so far this season (7.64 hits on average).

Comparing defensive stats, Cincinnati owns the No. 30-rated road mark, allowing 6.69 runs per game on the highway. Colorado, on the other hand, rates No. 2 in scoring at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Cincinnati rolled to a 7-2 win against Colorado on Wednesday, as John Lamb and the Reds' bats led the team to victory at Coors Field.

Betting Trends
  • Cincinnati is 3-13 SU in its last 16 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Cincinnati's last 6 games
  • Cincinnati is 5-16 SU in its last 21 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Cincinnati's last 6 games on the road
  • Colorado is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Colorado's last 5 games
  • Colorado is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Colorado's last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Cincinnati home to Washington, Friday, June 3rd
Colorado at San Diego, Friday, June 3rd

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