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A winning streak will be on the line for the Chicago Cubs on Tuesday when they battle the Colorado Rockies at Wrigley Field.
Jeff Francis will be the starting pitcher for the Rockies on this day. Lefthander Francis is 1-3 this season with a 6.90 ERA.
Starting this game for the Cubs will be Carlos Villanueva. The righthander has a 3.02 ERA to go along with a 1-2 record this season.
The Rockies were a 9-1 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Cubs. That made winners of bettors who got Chicago at -117 on the moneyline, while the total score (10) was good news for OVER bettors.
Chicago has won 3 straight games.
Colorado: 20-18 SU
Chicago: 16-22 SU
Colorado most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
Before playing Chi Cubs are 7-3
After playing Chi Cubs are 6-4
After a loss are 6-4
Chicago most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
Before playing Colorado are 2-8
After playing Colorado are 2-8
After a win are 5-5
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Colorado's last 6 games when playing on the road against Chi Cubs
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Colorado's last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Colorado's last 7 games on the road
Colorado is 11-5 SU in their last 16 games when playing Chi Cubs
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Chi Cubs's last 7 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Chi Cubs's last 6 games when playing at home against Colorado
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chi Cubs's last 5 games
Chi Cubs are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games when playing at home against Colorado
Chi Cubs home to Colorado, Wednesday, May 15