Colorado Rockies vs Boston Red Sox Betting Matchup Report
Boston Red Sox
|95-62||September 24, 2013, 08:40 PM | Coors Field||71-86|
The Boston Red Sox will look to grab a road win when they take on the Rockies in Colorado at Coors Field on Tuesday in baseball odds action.
Colorado sends Tyler Chatwood out against John Lackey for the Red Sox in this game. Chatwood is 7-5 with a 3.36 ERA on the season, while Lackey is 10-12 on the year and has a 3.44 ERA.
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On the MLB moneyline for this matchup, Colorado sat as 121 Underdog earlier in the day at Bovada. The total was set at 9.5, according to 5Dimes.
This game puts the Rockies, most recently No. 26 in Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Red Sox, who rate a No. 2 in the latest survey.
Last time out for Boston, they were a 5-2 winner as they battled the Blue Jays at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Red Sox at -150 were rewarded, while the 7 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Boston looks to continue its winning ways following a victory last time out against the Blue Jays, a 5-2 final on Sunday in support of Felix Doubront at Fenway Park.
Colorado was a 13-9 loser in its last match at home against the Diamondbacks. They lost as +117 underdogs, while the total score of 22 made winners of OVER bettors. Colorado didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 13-9 to Arizona on Sunday at Coors Field.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Colorado's No. 9-rated offense, averaging 4.39 runs per game, against a Red Sox defense that ranks No. 12 at 3.99 in runs allowed per game. The Rockies have averaged 9.36 hits per game so far, less than Red Sox batters have averaged on the year (9.55 hits per game).
Defensively, Boston features the No. 9-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.04 runs per game. Colorado, meanwhile, comes in at No. 1 at home, scoring 5.33 runs per game.
A few Red Sox at Rockies trends to consider:
Boston is 16-6 SU in its last 22 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Boston's last 6 games
Boston is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games on the road
Boston is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games when playing Colorado
Colorado is 5-11 SU in its last 16 games
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Colorado's last 10 games
Colorado is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 11 of Colorado's last 14 games at home
Boston at Colorado, Wednesday, September 25th