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Colorado Rockies vs. Cincinnati Reds 7/11/24 MLB Betting Picks

Colorado Rockies vs. Cincinnati Reds 7/11/24 – As the MLB season progresses, we’re treated to an intriguing matchup between the struggling Colorado Rockies (32-59) and the slightly more poised Cincinnati Reds (43-48). This game, scheduled for Thursday, July 11, 2024, offers bettors and fans an opportunity to evaluate two teams striving to find consistency in their performances. With both teams showing mixed results in their recent outings, today’s game promises a fascinating look into their potential resurgence. Let’s dive into the MLB latest picks today.

Colorado Rockies vs. Cincinnati Reds 7/11/24

When:Thursday, July 11, 2024, at 1:10 PM ET
Where:Great American Ball Park

Colorado Rockies vs. Cincinnati Reds 7/11/24

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Given that the odds are yet to be determined, the betting lines for this game will heavily rely on the starting pitchers’ recent forms and the teams’ overall momentum. With the Rockies and Reds both struggling for form, bettors should keep an eye on the updates for potentially valuable odds.

Austin Gomber (2-5, 4.47 ERA) vs. Hunter Greene (5-4, 3.45 ERA)

The Rockies’ Austin Gomber will start, and despite an unimpressive record, he is in better shape than suggested. Gomber has demonstrated some promising games, but his overall statistics of 2-5 win-loss record and a 4.47 ERA show that it has been rather average with occasional flashes of brilliance. The WHIP 1.29 over 94.2 IP shows that he has had issues with allowing base runners, something that is likely to hurt against a Reds roster that will punish any pitcher who ends up allowing that. His tactics to this game must center around inventory control and averted ferried balls because he has conceded 16 home runs this season.

On the other hand, Hunter Greene of the Reds has been twitching better with 5-4 and a 3.45 ERA. His superior 1.14 WHIP and 116 strikeouts over 104.1 innings also point towards excellent skills by the manager in rattling the opponent’s team through excellent velocity and movement of the ball. A very feminine strength of Greene this time has been the rate at which he strikes out the hitters, something that may come out useful against the Rockies who have rarely hit the balls.

Analyzing Rockies’ Tactical Play

Batting as a team the Rockies have a batting average of .244, an OBP of .305 and a SLG of .390. Their part of the offense production has scored 373 runs and 86 homers. This production resembles a lineup that can homer but cannot make steady contact to drive in runs or get onto base. Rockies will have to capitalize on the opponents mistakes that include making sure that their power hitters cash in on the times they get to face the ball.

Reds’ Strategic Edge

While compared to their opponents the Reds have slightly lower average bat and that is .225 but the Reds have scored 382 runs. Their average is .376 with 88 home runs, and the two teams’ power hitting strategies are quite similar. Where the Reds have outdone the Rockies is in managing their pitchers, a fact that is brought out by means of a team earned run average of 3.84 as opposed to that of the Rockies 5.47. This pitching efficiency could be the thin line between winning and losing in a game that involves two teams with similar attacking styles.


Colorado Rockies Betting Trends

Rockies are 3-2 in their last 5 games.
Colorado Rockies are 3-2 in their last 5 games against the spread
Rockies are 19-24 in their road games against the spread
The totals have gone OVER in 1 of Rockies’ last 5 games
The totals have gone OVER in 22 of Rockies’ 47 last games at home

Cincinnati Reds Betting Trends

Reds are 2-3 in their last 5 games.
Cincinnati Reds are 2-3 in their last 5 games against the spread
Reds are 29-15 in their road games against the spread
The totals have gone OVER in 1 of Reds’ last 5 games
The totals have gone OVER in 17 of Reds’ 46 last games at home

Colorado Rockies vs. Cincinnati Reds Betting Picks

Given the stats and trends, today’s matchup leans slightly in favor of the Reds, primarily due to their superior pitching. Hunter Greene’s form and the overall better ERA and WHIP stats for Cincinnati suggest they could contain the Rockies’ hitters more effectively than vice versa. Betting on the Reds to cover the spread, if favorable, could be a wise choice, considering their stronger pitching matchup.

As for the total, given both teams’ propensity to engage in higher-scoring games and the vulnerabilities in the Rockies’ pitching, betting on the OVER might also present a good opportunity, pending the final posted total. Premier online casinos and sportsbooks will provide updated odds closer to game time, which could sway these recommendations slightly based on line movements.

Score Prediction: Reds 6, Rockies 4.