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Colorado Rockies vs Boston Red Sox Betting Matchup Report


Boston Red Sox

Colorado Rockies
95-63 September 25, 2013, 08:40 PM | Coors Field 72-86



The Boston Red Sox will look to grab a road win when they take on the Rockies in Colorado at Coors Field on Wednesday in baseball odds action.

Boston puts its faith in starter Jake Peavy to earn a win and boost his personal mark of 11-5. Getting the ball for the Rockies is Jhoulys Chacin, who owns a 14-9 record on the season with a 3.21 ERA.

View Boston Red Sox vs Colorado Rockies Odds and Stats.

Baseball odds makers, including 5Dimes, opened the Rockies as 166 moneyline Underdog in this matchup. Over under bettors saw the number open at 9 at shops such as 5Dimes.

The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Rockies rated this week at No. 26 and the Red Sox sitting at No. 2.

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Last time out for Boston, they were an 8-3 loser as they battled the Rockies on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Rockies at +140 were rewarded, while the 11 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors. The Red Sox were saddled with a loss last time out in John Lackey's start, as they lost 8-3 against Colorado on Tuesday at Coors Field.

How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Colorado's No. 9 ranked offense (4.42 runs per game) against a Red Sox defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 12 at 4.02 runs allowed per game. The Rockies have been averaging 9.37 hits per game, less than the Red Sox have managed so far this season (9.54 hits on average).

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping factors and Colorado has the No. 27-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Red Sox own the No. 12 mark in runs allowed.

A few Red Sox at Rockies trends to consider:
Boston is 16-7 SU in its last 23 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Boston's last 7 games
Boston is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Boston's last 9 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Colorado's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Colorado's last 5 games at home
Colorado is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games when playing Boston
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Colorado's last 5 games when playing Boston


Next up:
Boston at Baltimore, Friday, September 27th
Colorado at Los Angeles, Friday, September 27th

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