OddsShark Top Sportsbooks

*Terms and Conditions apply to all bonus offers on this website. Please visit operator for details.

Moneyline favors Cubs in battle with Rockies

Colorado RockiesChicago Cubs
Aug 24, 2:20 PM | GrassWrigley Field

Colorado Rockies vs Chicago Cubs Odds

50-73TEAM RECORD47-76

Baseball bettors look for value at Wrigley Field on Friday as host Chicago battles the Colorado Rockies in baseball odds action.

The match puts starter Drew Pomeranz for the Rockies on the hill facing Jeff Samardzija for the Cubs. Pomeranz brings a 1-7 mark to the game, while Samardzija is 8-11 to date on the season.

View Colorado vs Chi Cubs Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
If you're backing the visitors in this one, you'll find the Rockies listed as underdogs of +-140 at most sportsbooks. Total bettors saw the number open in the area of 999, depending on the book.

Power Rankings:
The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Cubs at No. 14 in the National League and the Rockies at No. 9 in the National League heading into this contest.

How They Match Up:
The game also pits Chicago's No. 15-rated National League offense, averaging 3.7 runs per game, against a Rockies defense that ranks No. 16 in the National League at 5.6 in runs allowed per game. The Cubs have averaged 8 hits per game so far, less than Rockies batters have averaged on the year (9.3 hits per game).

Chicago owns the National League's No. 12 defense, allowing 4.5 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Colorado's National League No. 16-rated defense.

Colorado was a 1-0 winner in its last match on the road against the Mets. They won as +140 underdogs, while the total score of 1 made winners of UNDER bettors. Rex Brothers silenced the Mets bats in a 1-0 victory last time out versus New York at Citi Field.

Chicago lost its last outing, a 3-2 result against the Brewers on August 22. Bettors who backed the Brewers at -220 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. The Cubs were saddled with a loss last time out in Travis Wood's start, as they lost 3-2 against Milwaukee on Wednesday at Miller Park.

Colorado Rockies Trends:
When playing on Friday are 4-6
Before playing Chi Cubs are 6-4
After playing NY Mets are 6-4
After a win are 7-3

Chicago Cubs Trends:
When playing on Friday are 6-4
Before playing Colorado are 3-7
After playing Milwaukee are 4-6
After a loss are 4-6

A few Rockies at Cubs trends to consider:
Colorado is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Colorado's last 5 games
Colorado is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Colorado is 7-2 SU in their last 9 games when playing Chi Cubs
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Chi Cubs' last 10 games
Chi Cubs are 12-3 SU in their last 15 games when playing at home against Colorado
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Chi Cubs' last 8 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Chi Cubs' last 9 games when playing Colorado

Next up:
Colorado at Chi Cubs, Saturday, August 25