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Colorado Rockies vs Chicago Cubs 08/23/2021 Game Analysis, Baseball Tips and Forecast
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Colorado Rockies vs Chicago Cubs 08/23/2021 – The Rockies will hit the road in this game to square off against the Chicago Cubs from Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois. Colorado is holding a 57-67 record on the season and they look forward to making up for their last defeat. The Chicago Cubs have made it worse after dropping their last series against the Royals. The Cubs have won a total of 54 and dropped 72 games in return. The best baseball betting strategy has all the odds and picks available for the Rockies and the Cubs. Chicago and Colorado can only hope for a better season next year.
Colorado Rockies vs Chicago Cubs 08/23/2021
Colorado Rockies are 10 games behind the .500 mark with a 57-67 record on the season. The Rockies are more than 11 games behind the Padres and they enter this game after their loss against Arizona. The Rockies gave up eight and scored just four in return. However, they won their series with a 2-1 record. Antonio Senzatela will be sent to the mound as their starter in this game. The righty is holding a 2-9 record on the season with an ERA of 4.58. The 26-year-old player seems to have issues with control.
Players to watch: Ryan McMahon 2B (GP 116, AB 409, R 66, H 109, 2B 23, 3B 1, HR 18, RBI 63, TB 188, BB 43, SO 118, SB 4, AVG 0.267, OBP 0.338, SLG 0.46, OPS 0.797, WAR 3.8), Trevor Story SS (GP 111, AB 402, R 65, H 101, 2B 29, 3B 3, HR 16, RBI 58, TB 184, BB 37, SO 106, SB 17, AVG 0.251, OBP 0.327, SLG 0.458, OPS 0.785, WAR 2.5).
The Chicago Cubs have a tough competition against opponents in the NL Central Division. The Cubs have their own struggles with major issues from the plate. Chicago scored just one run from the plate and gave up nine to the Royals. Kyle Hendricks will be delivered to the mound here as their starter. Hendricks is holding a 14-5 record on the season with an ERA of 4.04. Hendricks gave up one run in a span of six innings in his last game that resulted in a 2-1 victory against the Cincinnati Reds.
Players to watch: Willson Contreras C (GP 104, AB 345, R 48, H 78, 2B 15, 3B 0, HR 17, RBI 40, TB 144, BB 43, SO 116, SB 4, AVG 0.226, OBP 0.333, SLG 0.417, OPS 0.75, WAR 3.6), Ian Happ CF (GP 113, AB 335, R 38, H 63, 2B 12, 3B 0, HR 14, RBI 35, TB 117, BB 47, SO 118, SB 1, AVG 0.188, OBP 0.294, SLG 0.349, OPS 0.643, WAR -0.3).
Colorado Rockies vs Chicago Cubs Betting Numbers
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Colorado’s last 12 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chi Cubs’ last 5 games.
Colorado Rockies vs Chicago Cubs Betting Picks
Colorado Rockies are holding the 13th rank in OPS and 15th rank in runs scored. As for the Cubs, they are holding the 22nd rank in OPS and runs scored. The odds to win baseball are in favor of the Cubs in this game.
Score Prediction: Cubs 4, Rockies 3.