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The Houston Astros will be fighting to snap a losing streak on Monday when they take on the Colorado Rockies at Minute Maid Park.
Righthander Jhoulys Chacin will take the mound for the Rockies to start this game. Chacin is 3-3 this season with a 4.10 ERA.
Starting this game for the Astros will be Bud Norris. The righthander has a 3.86 ERA to go along with a 4-4 record this season.
The Rockies were a 7-3 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Giants. That made winners of bettors who got San Francisco at -168 on the moneyline, while the total score (10) was good news for OVER bettors.
Houston lost its last outing, a 6-2 result against the Athletics on May 26. Bettors who backed the Athletics at -172 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (8) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.
Colorado has lost 2 straight games.
Houston has lost 3 straight games.
Colorado: 27-23 SU
Houston: 14-36 SU
Colorado most recently:
When playing on Monday are 4-6
Before playing Houston are 5-5
After playing San Francisco are 4-6
After a loss are 5-5
Houston most recently:
When playing on Monday are 3-7
Before playing Colorado are 3-7
After playing Oakland are 2-8
After a loss are 4-6
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Colorado's last 8 games when playing Houston
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Colorado's last 7 games on the road
Colorado is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Houston
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Colorado's last 11 games when playing on the road against Houston
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Houston's last 8 games when playing Colorado
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Houston's last 8 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Houston's last 11 games when playing at home against Colorado
The total has gone OVER in 17 of Houston's last 25 games
Houston home to Colorado, Tuesday, May 28