Colorado Rockies vs Cincinnati Reds Preview
Cincinnati Reds vs Colorado Rockies Odds
A key battle on the MLB odds menu sees visiting Cincinnati duelling Colorado on Sunday at Coors Field.
Mike Leake gets the ball in front of a hostile crowd for the Reds on this day; he's 11-5 on the season. The Rockies, meanwhile, will counter with Tyler Chatwood, who will be looking to improve on his 7-4 mark.
The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Rockies at No. 11 in the National League and the Reds at No. 4 in the National League heading into this contest.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Colorado's No. 4-rated National League offense, averaging 4.3 runs per game, against a Reds defense that ranks No. 4 in the National League at 3.7 in runs allowed per game. The Rockies have averaged 9.1 hits per game so far, more than Reds batters have averaged on the year (8.5 hits per game).
Cincinnati brings the National League's No. 4-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Rockies' league No. 13-ranked defense.
Last time out for Cincinnati, they were an 8-3 winner as they battled the Rockies on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Reds at +104 were rewarded, while the 11 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Cincinnati got the job done in their last match in an 8-3 victory over Colorado on Saturday at Coors Field behind starter Greg Reynolds.
Cincinnati Reds Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 4-6
Before playing St. Louis are 3-7
After playing Colorado are 5-5
After a win are 5-5
Colorado Rockies Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 5-5
Before playing LA Dodgers are 3-7
After playing Cincinnati are 3-7
After a loss are 6-4
A few Reds at Rockies trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Cincinnati's last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Cincinnati's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Cincinnati's last 5 games when playing Colorado
Cincinnati is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Colorado
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Colorado's last 5 games when playing Cincinnati
Colorado is 9-3 SU in its last 12 games at home
Colorado is 13-5 SU in its last 18 games when playing at home against Cincinnati
The total has gone OVER in 10 of Colorado's last 14 games at home
Cincinnati home to St. Louis, Monday, September 2
Colorado home to LA Dodgers, Monday, September 2