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The Chicago Cubs and the Colorado Rockies will both be gunning for a victory on Friday when they meet at Coors Field.
The Cubs will give the ball to starter Jeff Samardzija in this one. Righthander Samardzija is 5-9 this season with a 4.06 ERA.
It'll be Jorge De La Rosa toeing the rubber for the Rockies in this contest. Lefthander De La Rosa is 9-5 with a 3.21 ERA so far this season.
The Cubs were a 10-6 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Cardinals. That made winners of bettors who got St. Louis at -153 on the moneyline, while the total score (16) was good news for OVER bettors.
In their last action, Colorado was a 3-1 winner on the road against the Dodgers. Bettors on Colorado at +125 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (4) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.
Chicago: 42-51 SU
Colorado: 46-50 SU
Chicago most recently:
When playing on Friday are 3-7
Before playing Colorado are 3-7
After playing St. Louis are 3-7
After a loss are 8-2
Colorado most recently:
When playing on Friday are 4-6
Before playing Chi Cubs are 7-3
After playing LA Dodgers are 5-5
After a win are 3-7
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Chi Cubs's last 6 games when playing Colorado
The total has gone OVER in 10 of Chi Cubs's last 12 games when playing on the road against Colorado
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Chi Cubs's last 10 games on the road
Chi Cubs are 6-3 SU in their last 9 games
Colorado is 10-1 SU in their last 11 games when playing at home against Chi Cubs
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Colorado's last 8 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Colorado's last 6 games when playing Chi Cubs
The total has gone OVER in 10 of Colorado's last 12 games when playing at home against Chi Cubs
Colorado home to Chi Cubs, Saturday, July 20