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Chicago Cubs vs Colorado Rockies MLB Baseball Betting Lines Preview

A key battle on the MLB betting odds menu sees the visiting Chicago Cubs dueling the Colorado Rockies on Saturday at Coors Field.

It's a pitching duel between for the Colorado Rockies (0-0 on the year) and Mike Montgomery for Chicago Cubs (4-5 so far).

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

On the MLB moneyline for this betting odds matchup, Colorado sat as 135 underdogs earlier in the day at Bovada. The over/under total was set at 12, according to MyBookie.

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 5.8 - 3.4 win for the Cubs on Saturday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Chicago Cubs vs Colorado Rockies Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Colorado Rockies sport a record of 59-63 heading into this matchup, while the Chicago Cubs sit at 77-44 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Colorado vs Chicago injuries news.

This game puts the Colorado Rockies, most recently No. 7 in Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Chicago Cubs, who rate a No. 1 in the latest survey.

Statistical Matchup

On offense, it's a battle between the Colorado Rockies and its No. 2-rated batting order, averaging 5.3 runs per nine innings, against the No. 3 line up of the Chicago Cubs at 5.11 runs per outing.

Colorado owns the No. 27 defense, allowing 5.3 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Chicago's No. 1-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Chicago lost in extra innings against the Rockies on Friday as Colorado edged them 7-6 at Coors Field.

Betting Trends
  • Chi Cubs is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Chi Cubs is 15-2 SU in its last 17 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Chi Cubs's last 12 games
  • Chi Cubs is 4-11 ATS in its last 15 games on the road
  • Colorado is 17-8 ATS in its last 25 games
  • Colorado is 3-8 SU in its last 11 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Colorado's last 7 games
  • Colorado is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Chicago at Colorado, Sunday, August 21st