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Colorado Sends Yohan Flande vs Dylan Axelrod in Cincinnati Reds vs Rockies Game

Cincinnati Reds


Colorado Rockies
Sunday, August 17, 2014 9:10 PM ET
Coors Field

Coors Field hosts an MLB battle between the Colorado Rockies and the visiting Cincinnati Reds on Sunday.

The Colorado Rockies will turn to Yohan Flande and his 0-5 record as they look for a win in this one, while the Cincinnati Reds send Dylan Axelrod (0-0) to the hill.

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Computer Prediction: Cincinnati Reds vs Colorado Rockies Pick

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 4.5-3.7 win for the Reds. A 4.5-3.7 result in favor of the Reds is the prediction by the Odds Shark handicapping pick engine. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Cincinnati Reds vs Colorado Rockies Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Colorado Rockies sport a record of 47-75 heading into this matchup, while the Cincinnati Reds sit at 61-61 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Colorado vs Cincinnati injuries news.

The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Colorado Rockies rated this week at No. 26 and the Cincinnati Reds sitting at No. 14.

How Cincinnati Reds vs Colorado Rockies Stats Matchup

The game also pits Colorado Rockies No. 3-rated offense, averaging 4.6 runs per game, against a Cincinnati Reds defense that ranks No. 5 at 3.58 in runs allowed per game. The Colorado Rockies have averaged 9.48 hits per game so far, more than Cincinnati Reds batters have averaged on the year (8.19 hits per game).

Cincinnati brings the No. 5-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Rockies's No. 30-ranked defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Reds were a 3-2 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Rockies. That made winners of bettors who got Cincinnati at -147 on the moneyline, while the total score (5) was good news for UNDER bettors. Cincinnati got the job done in their last match in a 3-2 victory over Colorado on Friday at Coors Field behind starter Johnny Cueto.

Next Betting Matchups

Cincinnati at St. Louis, Monday, August 18th
Colorado home to Kansas City, Tuesday, August 19th