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Chicago Sends Jake Arrieta vs Christian Bergman in Colorado Rockies vs Cubs Game

The Chicago Cubs host Colorado on Saturday, looking to pick up a win and improve their 8-1 mark against the 6-4 Rockies in MLB betting odds action at Wrigley Field.

For the Chicago Cubs, Jake Arrieta gets the ball, charged with keeping the Colorado Rockies hitters off the base paths. He'll face Christian Bergman, 0-0 on the year.

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 5.4-4.0 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.

Colorado Rockies vs Chicago Cubs Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

8-1 Chicago battles the Rockies, currently with a 6-4 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Chicago vs Colorado injuries news.

The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Chicago Cubs at No. 1 and the Colorado Rockies at No. 19 heading into this contest.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up Chicago Cubs No. 2 ranked offense (6.5 runs per game) against a Colorado Rockies defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 30 at 7.1 runs allowed per game. The Chicago Cubs have been averaging 8.7 hits per game, less than the Colorado Rockies have managed so far this season (10.6 hits on average).

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Chicago has the No. 4-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Rockies own the No. 30 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Colorado looks to continue its winning ways following a victory last time out against the Cubs, a 6-1 final on Friday in support of C Bettis at Wrigley Field.

Betting Trends
  • Colorado is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • Colorado is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • Colorado is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing Chi Cubs
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Colorado's last 6 games when playing Chi Cubs
  • Chi Cubs is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chi Cubs's last 5 games
  • Chi Cubs is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chi Cubs's last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Colorado at Chicago, Sunday, April 17th