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Athletics vs Rockies Baseball Game Preview

Oakland AthleticsColorado Rockies
June 12, 8:40 PM | GrassCoors Field

Oakland Athletics vs Colorado Rockies Odds

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The Oakland Athletics will look to grab an inter-league road victory when they take on the Rockies in Colorado at Coors Field on Tuesday in baseball action.

Colorado sends Jeremy Guthrie out against Bartolo Colon for the Athletics in this game. Guthrie is 3-4 with a 6.35 ERA on the season, while Colon is 5-6 on the year and has a 3.92 ERA.

View Oakland vs Colorado Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The Athletics were listed as -118 underdogs on the baseball moneyline at many online sportsbooks. The total was set at 10.5 before betting started earlier on Monday.

Power Rankings:
The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Rockies at No. 5 in the National League and the Athletics at No. 12 in the American League heading into this contest.

How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Colorado's No. 1 ranked National League offense (5.1 runs per game) against a Athletics defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 3 in the American League at 3.9 runs allowed per game. The Rockies have been averaging 9 hits per game, more than the Athletics have managed so far this season (7.3 hits on average).

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping factors and Colorado has the National League's No. 16-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Athletics own the American League's No. 3 mark in runs allowed.

In their last action, Oakland was a 4-3 loser on the road against the Diamondbacks. Bettors on Arizona at -157 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (7) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well. Oakland didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 4-3 to Arizona on Sunday at Chase Field.

Colorado lost its last outing, a 10-8 result against the Angels on June 10. Bettors who backed the Angels at +108 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (18) sent OVER bettors to the payout window. The Rockies endured a 10-8 loss at the hands of the Angels on Sunday, with Christian Friedrich throwing 4 innings of 10-hit ball at Coors Field.

Oakland Athletics Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
Before playing Colorado are 3-7
After playing Arizona are 4-6
After a loss are 3-7

Colorado Rockies Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 3-7
Before playing Oakland are 6-4
After playing LA Angels are 4-6
After a loss are 3-7

A few Athletics at Rockies trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Oakland's last 9 games when playing Colorado
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Oakland's last 7 games
Oakland is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Colorado
Oakland is 4-14 SU in its last 18 games
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Colorado's last 9 games when playing Oakland
Colorado is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Oakland
The total has gone OVER in 16 of Colorado's last 21 games
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Colorado's last 12 games at home

Next up:
Oakland at Colorado, Wednesday, June 13