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Colorado Rockies vs Cincinnati Reds Betting Preview

Cincinnati RedsColorado Rockies
July 28, 8:10 PM | GrassCoors Field

Cincinnati Reds vs Colorado Rockies Odds

59-40TEAM RECORD37-61

Colorado will look to improve on its 37-61 record when take on Cincinnati, a key part of the MLB odds lineup on Saturday.

For the Rockies, Christian Friedrich gets the ball, charged with keeping the Reds hitters off the base paths. He'll face Johnny Cueto, 12-5 on the year.

View Cincinnati vs Colorado Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks had set the Rockies as +150 underdogs on the opening moneyline for this contest. The over under opened at 10 for bettors hoping to turn a profit on totals.

Power Rankings:
The Rockies sit at No. 8 in the National League in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Reds sit at a National League No. 4 on the same chart.

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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 4.7 runs per game, against a Reds offense rated No. 9 and scoring 4.2 runs per game in the league. The Rockies have averaged 9.1 hits per game to date this season, more than the Reds hitters have managed (8.5 per nine innings).

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping factors and Colorado has the National League's No. 16-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Reds own the National League's No. 2 mark in runs allowed.

Cincinnati won its last outing, a 3-0 result against the Rockies on July 27. Bettors who backed the Reds at -115 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. Bronson Arroyo chucked 6 2/3 shutout innings at the Rockies in their last game, striking out 3 in a 3-0 win against Colorado in baseball action at Coors Field.

Cincinnati Reds Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 3-7
Before playing Colorado are 5-5
After playing Colorado are 5-5
After a win are 8-2

Colorado Rockies Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 8-2
Before playing Cincinnati are 6-4
After playing Cincinnati are 4-6
After a loss are 5-5

A few Reds at Rockies trends to consider:
Cincinnati is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Cincinnati is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 12 of Cincinnati's last 17 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Cincinnati's last 13 games when playing on the road against Colorado
Colorado is 12-2 SU in its last 14 games when playing at home against Cincinnati
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Colorado's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Colorado's last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Colorado's last 13 games when playing at home against Cincinnati

Next up:
Cincinnati at Colorado, Sunday, July 29

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