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The Chicago Cubs and the Colorado Rockies will both be gunning for a victory on Wednesday when they meet at Coors Field.
Jake Arrieta will be the starting pitcher for the Cubs on this day. Right hander Arrieta is 6-2 this season with a 2.11 ERA.
Arrieta's opponent in this one will be Jordan Lyles. The Rockies right hander has a 3.52 ERA to go along with a 5-1 record this season.
Oddsmakers opened the Cubs as -105-moneyline favorites versus the Rockies, while the game's total opened at 9.5
Chicago was a 6-5 winner in its last match on the road against the Rockies. They won as +123 underdogs, while the total score of 11 made winners of OVER bettors.
Team record: 48-63
Chi Cubs is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chi Cubs's last 6 games
Chi Cubs is 4-10 SU in its last 14 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Chi Cubs's last 8 games on the road
Team record: 44-68
Current Streak: lost 5 straight games.
Colorado is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
Colorado is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games at home
Colorado is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing Chi Cubs
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Colorado's last 6 games when playing Chi Cubs
Chi Cubs at Colorado Thursday, August 7