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Colorado favored by -158 against Chicago on Sunday

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July 21, 4:10 PM | GrassCoors Field

Chicago Cubs vs Colorado Rockies Odds

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The Rockies get a visit from the Chicago Cubs in baseball action on Sunday, with the home side looking to send the visitors to the showers with a loss.

Colorado sends Tyler Chatwood out against Edwin Jackson for the Cubs in this game. Chatwood is 5-3 with a 2.56 ERA on the season, while Jackson is 6-10 on the year and has a 5.11 ERA.

View Chi Cubs vs Colorado Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The Rockies were listed as -158 moneyline favorites earlier in the day at BetOnline, while oddsmakers set the opening total around 10 earlier at TopBet.

Power Rankings:
According to new MLB Power Rankings here, it's the National League No. 10-ranked Rockies and the National League No. 8-rated Cubs in this matchup.

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How They Match Up:
Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Colorado's National League No. 2-ranked scoring average of 4.4 runs per game, against a Cubs offense rated No. 7 and scoring 4.1 runs per game in the league. The Rockies have averaged 9.2 hits per game to date this season, more than the Cubs hitters have managed (8.3 per nine innings).

Chicago brings the National League's No. 9-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Rockies' league No. 12-ranked defense.

In their last action, Chicago was a 9-3 loser on the road against the Rockies. Bettors on Colorado at -150 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (12) sent OVER bettors home happy as well. Chicago looks to rebound from a loss to the Rockies, who beat them 9-3 on Saturday behind a start from Juan Nicasio at Coors Field.

Chicago Cubs Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 4-6
Before playing Arizona are 5-5
After playing Colorado are 2-8
After a loss are 9-1

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

A few Cubs at Rockies trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Chi Cubs' last 6 games when playing Colorado
The total has gone OVER in 11 of Chi Cubs' last 14 games when playing on the road against Colorado
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Chi Cubs' last 12 games on the road
Chi Cubs are 2-11 SU in their last 13 games when playing on the road against Colorado
Colorado is 11-2 SU in their last 13 games when playing at home against Chi Cubs
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Colorado's last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Colorado's last 6 games when playing Chi Cubs
The total has gone OVER in 11 of Colorado's last 14 games when playing at home against Chi Cubs

Next up:
Chi Cubs at Arizona, Monday, July 22
Colorado home to Miami, Monday, July 22

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