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MLB betting line favors Rockies over Astros

Houston AstrosColorado Rockies
Aug 24, 3:10 PM | GrassCoors Field

Houston Astros vs Colorado Rockies Odds

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The Colorado Rockies look to emerge victorious in MLB odds action as the Astros arrive at Coors Field on Wednesday.

Aaron Cook gets the call for the Colorado Rockies and he will try to build on a 3-7 mark. In the other dugout, Wandy Rodriguez brings a 9-9 ledger to the game for the Astros as he tries to quiet the Rockies bats.

View Houston vs Colorado Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The visitors opened as +-145 moneyline underdogs in this one at most online sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark. The total opened at 9.5 for those preferring over under wagers.

Power Rankings:
The MLB Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the National League's No. 12-rated Astros taking on the National League's No. 9-rated Rockies in this contest.

How They Match Up:
At the plate, Colorado owns the No. 7 ranking for hits in the National League at 8.8 per game. By contrast, the Astros are rated No. 5 in the same category at 8.9 per game.

Colorado owns the National League's No. 13 defense, allowing 4.6 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Houston's National League No. 16-rated defense.

Houston lost its last outing, an 8-6 result against the Rockies on August 23. Bettors who backed the Rockies at -174 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (14) sent OVER bettors to the payout window. Houston looks to rebound from a loss to the Rockies, who beat them 8-6 on Tuesday behind a start from Alex White at Coors Field.

Houston Astros Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing San Francisco are 5-5
After playing Colorado are 6-4
After a loss are 2-8

Colorado Rockies Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing LA Dodgers are 5-5
After playing Houston are 5-5
After a win are 4-6

A few Astros at Rockies trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Houston's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Houston's last 10 games on the road
Houston is 5-13 SU in its last 18 games
Houston is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Colorado's last 8 games
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Colorado's last 8 games at home
Colorado is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
Colorado is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home

Next up:
Houston at San Francisco, Thursday, August 25
Colorado at LA Dodgers, Friday, August 26