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Chicago Cubs vs Colorado Rockies 08/04/2021 Betting Picks, Predictions and MLB Preview
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Chicago Cubs vs Colorado Rockies 08/04/2021 – On Wednesday, two struggling teams in the MLB will continue their battle from Coors Field in Denver, Colorado. With a 51-57 record on the season, the Cubs remain at the fourth spot in the NL Central Division play. The Chicago Cubs are 10 games ahead of the Pirates at the bottom. The Colorado Rockies have won a total of 47 games and dropped 60 in return. The Rockies are way ahead of the Diamondbacks and the best online picks have not been in their favor. Both teams can only hope for a better season next year.
Chicago Cubs vs Colorado Rockies 08/04/2021
The Chicago Cubs were once at the top of the list but their poor overall performance has put them at the end. Chicago is coming off a terrible defeat against the Rockies in their last game. The Cubs gave up 13 runs and scored just six in return. Alec Mills will be sent to the mound as their starter in this game. Mills is holding a 4-4 record on the season with an ERA of 4.55. The righty has surrendered 12 runs in his last 15 innings. The Cubs will need support from the plate if they want to rebound against the Rockies.
Players to watch: Willson Contreras C (GP 95, AB 318, R 44, H 74, 2B 13, 3B 0, HR 17, RBI 37, TB 138, BB 42, SO 102, SB 4, AVG 0.233, OBP 0.342, SLG 0.434, OPS 0.776, WAR 3.2), Ian Happ CF (GP 94, AB 271, R 28, H 48, 2B 9, 3B 0, HR 10, RBI 26, TB 87, BB 40, SO 92, SB 1, AVG 0.177, OBP 0.29, SLG 0.321, OPS 0.611, WAR -0.2).
Colorado Rockies are coming into this game after a solid victory. The Rockies are struggling to reach the top of their division seems to be a hard challenge. Colorado has an unbalanced offensive and defensive unit that has been struggling to make ends meet. Jon Gray will be delivered to the mound as their starter in this game. The righty is holding a 7-3 record on the season with an ERA of 3.62. Gray gave up two-run in six-plus innings that resulted in a victory against the San Diego Padres.
Players to watch: Raimel Tapia LF (GP 99, AB 374, R 59, H 108, 2B 22, 3B 0, HR 5, RBI 43, TB 145, BB 32, SO 57, SB 19, AVG 0.289, OBP 0.342, SLG 0.388, OPS 0.73, WAR 1.7), Ryan McMahon 2B (GP 98, AB 345, R 58, H 90, 2B 19, 3B 1, HR 17, RBI 55, TB 162, BB 36, SO 101, SB 4, AVG 0.261, OBP 0.331, SLG 0.47, OPS 0.8, WAR 3.3).
Chicago Cubs vs Colorado Rockies Betting Numbers
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chi Cubs’ last 5 games.
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Colorado’s last 8 games.
Chicago Cubs vs Colorado Rockies Betting Picks
The Rockies have a strong pitcher, but the baseball betting tips favor the Cubs to strike back with the help of their offense Chicago has a better shot at this game with Mills on the mound. Mills has been predictable in the past.
Score Prediction: Cubs 7, Rockies 5.