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Colorado Rockies home to Cubs in baseball betting action

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Sep 25, 8:40 PM | GrassCoors Field

Chicago Cubs vs Colorado Rockies Odds

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The Rockies get a visit from the Chicago Cubs in baseball action on Tuesday, with the home side looking to send the visitors to the showers with a loss.

Colorado hands the ball to starter Jorge De La Rosa in this one and he'll try to improve on his 0-1 mark on the year. Chicago counters with Chris Rusin, who will try to quiet the fans and the Rockies bats at the same time.

View Chi Cubs vs Colorado Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The visitors opened as +-130 moneyline underdogs in this one at most online sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark. The total opened at 11 for those preferring over under wagers.

Power Rankings:
According to new MLB Power Rankings here, it's the National League No. 9-ranked Rockies and the National League No. 14-rated Cubs in this matchup.

How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Colorado's No. 3 ranked National League offense (4.7 runs per game) against a Cubs defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 14 in the National League at 4.6 runs allowed per game. The Rockies have been averaging 9.4 hits per game, more than the Cubs have managed so far this season (8.1 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 Cubs own the National League's No. 14 mark in runs allowed.

The Cubs were a 6-3 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Cardinals. That made winners of bettors who got St. Louis at -180 on the moneyline, while the total score (9) was good news for OVER bettors. Chicago didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 6-3 to St. Louis on Sunday at Wrigley Field.

Colorado won its last outing, a 4-2 result against the Diamondbacks on September 24. Bettors who backed the Rockies at +162 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (6) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. The Rockies grabbed a win last time out, defeating Trevor Cahill and the Diamondbacks 4-2 on Monday at Coors Field.

Chicago Cubs Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 1-9
Before playing Colorado are 3-7
After playing St. Louis are 4-6
After a loss are 4-6

Colorado Rockies Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
Before playing Chi Cubs are 6-4
After playing Arizona are 2-8
After a win are 3-7

A few Cubs at Rockies trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Chi Cubs' last 5 games when playing Colorado
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Chi Cubs' last 9 games when playing on the road against Colorado
Chi Cubs are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chi Cubs' last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Colorado's last 5 games when playing Chi Cubs
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Colorado's last 9 games when playing at home against Chi Cubs
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Colorado's last 8 games at home
Colorado is 7-1 SU in their last 8 games when playing at home against Chi Cubs

Next up:
Chi Cubs at Colorado, Wednesday, September 26