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Colorado sends Jhoulys Chacin vs Brett Myers in Rockies vs Astros game

Houston AstrosColorado Rockies
Aug 22, 8:40 PM | GrassCoors Field

Houston Astros vs Colorado Rockies Odds

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Coors Field hosts an MLB battle between the Colorado Rockies and the visiting Houston Astros on Monday.

It's a pitching duel between Jhoulys Chacin for the Rockies (9-10 on the year) and Brett Myers for Houston (3-12 so far).

View Houston vs Colorado Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The visitors opened as +-205 moneyline underdogs in this one at most online sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark. The total opened at 9 for those preferring over under wagers.

Power Rankings:
The Rockies - Astros odds would favor the Rockies if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Colorado is rated No. 9 in the current National League Odds Shark poll, while Houston is at No. 12 in the National League.

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How They Match Up:
Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Colorado has the National League's No. 3-rated offensive output, at 8.8 hits per game. The Astros average 8.9 hits per game, good for No. 5 on the National League list.

Colorado owns the National League's No. 14 defense, allowing 4.6 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Houston's National League No. 16-rated defense.

In their last action, Houston was a 6-4 loser at home against the Giants. Bettors on San Francisco at -123 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (10) sent OVER bettors home happy as well. Houston lost a tight one on Sunday, seeing the game get away from them in extra innings and falling by a 6-4 score against San Francisco at Minute Maid Park.

Colorado was a 5-3 winner in its last match at home against the Dodgers. They won as -112 favorites, while the total score of 8 made winners of UNDER bettors. Colorado got the job done in their last match in a 5-3 victory over Los Angeles on Sunday at Coors Field behind starter Kevin Millwood.

Houston Astros Trends:
When playing on Monday are 3-7
Before playing Colorado are 8-2
After playing San Francisco are 4-6
After a loss are 2-8

Colorado Rockies Trends:
When playing on Monday are 5-5
Before playing Houston are 2-8
After playing LA Dodgers are 5-5
After a win are 3-7

A few Astros at Rockies trends to consider:
Houston is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Colorado
Houston is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Houston's last 5 games when playing Colorado
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Houston's last 5 games when playing on the road against Colorado
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Colorado's last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Colorado's last 6 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Colorado's last 5 games when playing Houston
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Colorado's last 5 games when playing at home against Houston

Next up:
Houston at Colorado, Tuesday, August 23

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