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Colorado RockiesDetroit Tigers
June 17, 1:05 PM | GrassComerica Park

Colorado Rockies vs Detroit Tigers Odds

25-39TEAM RECORD31-34

Baseball betting stays focused on inter-league play on Sunday as the Rockies of Colorado swing away against the Tigers of Detroit.

Max Scherzer gets the call for the Detroit Tigers and he will try to build on a 5-4 mark. In the other dugout, Jeremy Guthrie brings a 3-5 ledger to the game for the Rockies as he tries to quiet the Tigers bats.

View Colorado vs Detroit Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
If you're backing the visitors in this one, you'll find the Rockies listed as underdogs of +-170 at most sportsbooks. Total bettors saw the number open in the area of 10, depending on the book.

Power Rankings:
It's a baseball betting matchup between the American League No. 6-rated Tigers and the league No. 5-ranked Rockies, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.

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How They Match Up:
Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Detroit's American League No. 7-ranked scoring average of 4.4 runs per game, against a Rockies offense rated No. 1 and scoring 5.1 runs per game in the league. The Tigers have averaged 9 hits per game to date this season, less than the Rockies hitters have managed (9.1 per nine innings).

Comparing defensive stats, Colorado owns the National League's No. 11-rated road mark, allowing 4.8 runs per game on the highway. Detroit, on the other hand, rates No. 7 in scoring at home.

Colorado lost its last outing, a 4-1 result against the Tigers on June 16. Bettors who backed the Tigers at -147 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. Colorado didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 4-1 to Detroit on Saturday at Comerica Park.

Colorado Rockies Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 6-4
Before playing Philadelphia are 1-9
After playing Detroit are 4-6
After a loss are 3-7

Detroit Tigers Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 3-7
Before playing St. Louis are 4-6
After playing Colorado are 6-4
After a win are 4-6

A few Rockies at Tigers trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Colorado's last 6 games when playing on the road against Detroit
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Colorado's last 12 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 18 of Colorado's last 25 games
Colorado is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing Detroit
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Detroit's last 6 games when playing at home against Colorado
Detroit is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Detroit's last 10 games
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Detroit's last 12 games at home

Next up:
Colorado at Philadelphia, Tuesday, June 19
Detroit home to St. Louis, Tuesday, June 19

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