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April 26, 8:05 PM | GrassWrigley Field

Colorado Rockies vs Chicago Cubs Odds

15-7TEAM RECORD10-12

The Chicago Cubs will look to bolster their win total and reward moneyline bettors when the Colorado Rockies invade Wrigley Field on Tuesday.

The Cubs will turn to James Russel and his 0-2 record as they look for a win in this one, while the Rockies send Jorge De La Rosa (3-0) to the hill.

View Colorado vs Chi Cubs Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
If you're backing the visitors in this one, you'll find the Rockies listed as favorites of 125 at most sportsbooks. Total bettors saw the number open in the area of 999, depending on the book.

Power Rankings:
The Cubs - Rockies odds would favor the Rockies if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Chicago is rated No. 11 in the current National League Odds Shark poll, while Colorado is at No. 9 in the National League.

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How They Match Up:
When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Rockies rank No. 12 in the National League at 8 hits per game. That compares with Chicago’s No. 2 ranking in that category.

Chicago owns the National League's No. 14 defense, allowing 5.3 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Colorado's National League No. 6-rated defense.

In their last action, Colorado was a 5-3 winner on the road against the Cubs. Bettors on Colorado at +120 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (8) sent OVER bettors home happy as well. The Rockies grabbed a win last time out, defeating Matt Garza and the Cubs 5-3 on Monday at Wrigley Field.

Colorado Rockies Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 3-7
Before playing Chi Cubs are 7-3
After playing Chi Cubs are 4-6
After a win are 6-4

Chicago Cubs Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 7-3
Before playing Colorado are 4-6
After playing Colorado are 4-6
After a loss are 7-3

A few Rockies at Cubs trends to consider:
Colorado is 6-1 SU in their last 7 games when playing Chi Cubs
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Colorado's last 7 games when playing Chi Cubs
The total has gone OVER in 13 of Colorado's last 16 games
Colorado is 8-2 SU in its last 10 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Chi Cubs' last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Chi Cubs' last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Chi Cubs' last 7 games when playing Colorado
Chi Cubs are 11-2 SU in their last 13 games when playing at home against Colorado

Next up:
Colorado at Chi Cubs, Wednesday, April 27

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