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Chicago Cubs vs Colorado Rockies Betting Odds Analysis, Lines and Pick

Colorado Rockies

vs

Chicago Cubs
Thursday, July 31, 2014 2:20 PM ET
Wrigley Field

Wrigley Field hosts an MLB battle between the Chicago Cubs and the visiting Colorado Rockies on Thursday.

The Chicago Cubs will turn to Jake Arrieta and his 5-2 record as they look for a win in this one, while the Colorado Rockies send Pedro Hernandez (0-0) to the hill.

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Computer Prediction: Colorado Rockies vs Chicago Cubs Pick

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 4.1-4 victory for the Cubs. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Colorado Rockies vs Chicago Cubs Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Chicago Cubs bring a 44-62 record to the battle against the 44-63 Rockies. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Chicago vs Colorado injuries news.

The Chicago Cubs sit at No. 28 in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Colorado Rockies sit at No. 27 on the same chart.

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How Colorado Rockies vs Chicago Cubs Stats Matchup

The game also pits Chicago Cubs No. 23-rated offense, averaging 3.86 runs per game, against a Colorado Rockies defense that ranks No. 30 at 5.21 in runs allowed per game. The Chicago Cubs have averaged 8.17 hits per game so far, less than Colorado Rockies batters have averaged on the year (9.64 hits per game).

Colorado brings the No. 30-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Cubs's No. 21-ranked defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Colorado won its last outing, a 6-4 result against the Cubs on July 30. Bettors who backed the Rockies at -106 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (10) sent OVER bettors to the payout window. The Rockies beat Chicago in extra innings, earning a 6-4 victory at Wrigley Field in MLB wagering action.

Colorado Rockies vs Chicago Cubs Betting Odds Trends

Colorado is 4-10 SU in its last 14 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Colorado's last 6 games
Colorado is 1-8 SU in its last 9 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Colorado's last 7 games on the road
Chi Cubs is 6-16 SU in its last 22 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chi Cubs's last 6 games when playing Colorado
Chi Cubs is 18-6 SU in its last 24 games when playing at home against Colorado
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chi Cubs's last 6 games when playing at home against Colorado

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Colorado at Detroit, Friday, August 1st
Chicago at Los Angeles, Friday, August 1st