Free MLB Pick: Cubs vs. Rockies Odds
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2021 MLB Handicapping
(52-57) Chicago Cubs vs. Colorado Rockies (47-61)
Date: Thursday, August 5th, 2021
Time: 3:10 PM ET
Venue: Coors Field, Denver, Colorado
Projected Pitchers: Jake Arrieta (CHI) vs. Antonio Senzatela (COL)
MLB Moneyline Odds: Cubs +135 | Rockies -145
MLB RunLine Betting Odds: Rockies -1.5 (-110)
MLB Baseball Gambling Total: O/U 11.5
The Colorado Rockies will host the Chicago Cubs in the opening game of a three-game series on Thursday from Coors Field.
Elías Díaz hit a grand slam and Kyle Freeland got his first win in more than a month as the Rockies beatdown the Cubs 13-6 on Thursday night.
Patrick Wisdom hit a 3-run double to back a solid outing from Alec Mills and lead the Cubs past the Rockies 3-2 on Wednesday night.
The Rockies enter Thursday 4th in the NL West, 21 games behind the league best San Francisco Giants for the top spot in the division. In the NL wild card race, the team stands 14 games behind the Padres for the second wild card spot.
Despite hosting the All-Star weekend, the Rockies were not represented in the game by any players. The last time they sent any players were in 2018.
Even though there was a lot of buzz around shortstop Trevor Story at the deadline the Rockies decided to hold onto him even with his impending free agency this offseason.
2B Ryan McMahon has been the big bat for Colorado this year, leading the team with 17 HR’s and 55 RBI’s.
MLB Baseball Betting Trends:
- Cubs are 52-57 overall
- Cubs are 21-36 on the road
- Colorado is 47-61 overall
- Colorado is 34-21 at home
Chicago Cubs vs. Colorado Rockies MLB Prediction:
Despite having the 8th-worst record in MLB this season, the Rockies have been the 6th-best home team in baseball this year.
The Chicago Cubs are a pathetic 11-30 as a road underdog this season and significantly depleted the talent level from their roster at the trade deadline.
Take the Rockies to grab another home win.
4* Free MLB Betting Pick: Rockies -1.5
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