Colorado Rockies vs Chicago Cubs 08/25/2021 Picks, Predictions and MLB Preview
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Colorado Rockies vs Chicago Cubs 08/25/2021 – The Colorado Rockies will remain on the road in this game as they square off against the Chicago Cubs from Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois. The Rockies are still at the fourth spot in the NL West Division and are 11 games behind the Padres. The Chicago Cubs have struggled to make ends meet after dropping consecutive games against opponents. The Cubs are at the fourth spot behind the Cardinals and are way too weak to make it to the playoffs. The MLB betting site has predicted the Cubs will continue their success after their last game.
Colorado Rockies vs Chicago Cubs 08/25/2021
The Colorado Rockies won 57 games and dropped 68 in return. The Rockies are 11 games behind the Padres and are coming off a defeat. The Rockies dropped their last game against the Cubs with a final score of 6-4. Austin Gomber will be sent to the mound here as their starter in this game. The southpaw is holding a 9-7 record on the season with an ERA of 4.15. This will be Gomber’s 22nd start of the season in the Rockies uniform. Gomber has struck out 103 opponent hitters in a span of 106 plus innings.
Players to watch: Ryan McMahon 2B (GP 117, AB 413, R 66, H 109, 2B 23, 3B 1, HR 18, RBI 63, TB 188, BB 43, SO 119, SB 4, AVG 0.264, OBP 0.335, SLG 0.455, OPS 0.79, WAR 3.7), Trevor Story SS (GP 110, AB 403, 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 0.457, OPS 0.783, WAR 2.4).
The Chicago Cubs have won a total of 55 games after dropping 72 in return. The Cubs are behind the Cardinals and are ahead of the Pirates. The Cubs finally broke their 13-game winning streak after their last success. Rafael Ortega went deep from the plate and drove in a couple of runs from their offensive end. Zach Davies will take the nod here as their starter in this game. The righty is holding a 6-10 record on the season with an ERA of 5.04. Davies gave up 25 runs and was unsuccessful for the Cubs in his last five starts.
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 3.7), Ian Happ CF (GP 114, AB 338, R 39, H 66, 2B 14, 3B 0, HR 14, RBI 35, TB 122, BB 48, SO 118, SB 1, AVG 0.195, OBP 0.301, SLG 0.361, OPS 0.662, WAR -0.1).
Colorado Rockies vs Chicago Cubs Betting Numbers
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Colorado’s last 13 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chi Cubs’ last 6 games.
Colorado Rockies vs Chicago Cubs Betting Picks
The Colorado Rockies are too strong against a tough Chicago batting unit. The MLB betting tips are intact for the Cubs here to continue their success with Davies on the mound as their opponent pitcher.
Score Prediction: Cubs 5, Rockies 3.