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MLB BASEBALL

Colorado Rockies vs. Chicago Cubs

A winning streak will be on the line for the Chicago Cubs on Monday when they battle the Colorado Rockies at Wrigley Field.

Righthander Juan Nicasio will take the mound for the Rockies to start this game. Nicasio is 3-0 this season with a 4.72 ERA.

It'll be Travis Wood toeing the rubber for the Cubs in this contest. Lefthander Wood is 3-2 with a 2.33 ERA so far this season.

The Rockies were an 8-2 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Cardinals. That made winners of bettors who got Colorado at +145 on the moneyline, while the total score (10) was good news for OVER bettors.

In their last action, Chicago was a 2-1 winner on the road against the Nationals. Bettors on Chicago at +159 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.

Current streak:
Chicago has won 2 straight games.

Team records:
Colorado: 20-17 SU
Chicago: 15-22 SU

Colorado most recently:
When playing on Monday are 6-4
Before playing Chi Cubs are 6-4
After playing St. Louis are 5-5
After a win are 3-7

Chicago most recently:
When playing on Monday are 7-3
Before playing Colorado are 2-8
After playing Washington are 4-6
After a win are 4-6

A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Colorado's last 5 games when playing on the road against Chi Cubs
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Colorado's last 6 games
Colorado is 4-1 SU in their last 5 games when playing Chi Cubs
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Colorado's last 8 games when playing Chi Cubs
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Chi Cubs's last 5 games when playing at home against Colorado
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Chi Cubs's last 6 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Chi Cubs's last 9 games
Chi Cubs are 14-4 SU in their last 18 games when playing at home against Colorado

Next up:
Chi Cubs home to Colorado, Tuesday, May 14