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Colorado Rockies vs Houston Astros 08/11/2021 Betting Picks, Predictions and MLB Preview

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Colorado Rockies vs Houston Astros 08-11-2021 Betting Picks Predictions and MLB Preview

Colorado Rockies vs Houston Astros 08/11/2021 – With a 51-62 record on the season, the Rockies have failed to get past the Astros in their series opener. Colorado remains at the fourth position in the NL West Division play. The baseball betting odds are in favor of Houston to sweep the Rockies in this short two-game series. The Astros have progressed further in the AL West Division play after their last success. The Astros won 67 games and dropped 46 in return. Houston is just two games ahead of Oakland and they look forward to extending their success.

Colorado Rockies vs Houston Astros 08/11/2021

When: Wednesday, August 11, 2:10 PM ET
Where: Minute Maid Park, Houston, Texas
TV: ESPN+
Stream: MLB.TV

Colorado Rockies vs Houston Astros 08/11/2021

Team RL TOTAL ML
Colorado Rockies +1.5 (-106) 8 o (-116) +210
Houston Astros -1.5 (-128) 8 u (-116) -303
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Colorado Rockies

The Colorado Rockies gave up five runs to the Astros and scored nothing in return. The Rockies broke their four-game winning streak after their last defeat against Houston. Colorado is holding a team ERA of 4.70 with a WHIP of 1.37. From the plate, they managed to score 514 runs with a batting clip of .251. Antonio Senzatela will take the nod in this game against the Astros. Senzatela is holding a 2-8 record on the season with an ERA of 4.73 and 71 Ks in total. Senzatela has been struggling for the Rockies this season.

Players to watch: Raimel Tapia LF (GP 105, AB 396, R 62, H 114, 2B 24, 3B 0, HR 5, RBI 45, TB 153, BB 32, SO 60, SB 19, AVG 0.288, OBP 0.339, SLG 0.386, OPS 0.725, WAR 1.6), Ryan McMahon 2B (GP 104, AB 365, R 64, H 97, 2B 21, 3B 1, HR 18, RBI 58, TB 174, BB 40, SO 106, SB 4, AVG 0.266, OBP 0.338, SLG 0.477, OPS 0.815, WAR 3.8).

Houston Astros

The Houston Astros have a neat chance to make it past the Rockies and build on their victory. The Astros smashed a total of 604 runs on the season. Houston is holding a batting clip of .266 while their pitching unit is touching an ERA of 3.72. Last night, Jake Odorizzi was strong on the mound in their last game that helped Houston in their success. Framber Valdez will be sent to the mound as their starting pitcher in this game. Valdez is holding a solid 7-3 record on the season with an ERA of 3.22 and 73 Ks in total.  

Players to watch: Jose Altuve 2B (GP 99, AB 405, R 81, H 111, 2B 14, 3B 0, HR 25, RBI 65, TB 200, BB 49, SO 70, SB 4, AVG 0.274, OBP 0.351, SLG 0.494, OPS 0.844, WAR 3.4), Carlos Correa SS (GP 102, AB 380, R 72, H 102, 2B 25, 3B 0, HR 18, RBI 60, TB 181, BB 55, SO 86, SB 0, AVG 0.268, OBP 0.363, SLG 0.476, OPS 0.839, WAR 4.7).

Colorado Rockies vs Houston Astros Betting Numbers

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Colorado Rockies

The total has gone OVER in 10 of Colorado’s last 14 games.
Colorado are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games.
Colorado are 2-10 SU in their last 12 games against Houston.
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Colorado’s last 8 games on the road.
Colorado are 0-6 SU in their last 6 games when playing on the road against Houston.

Houston Astros

Houston are 3-6 SU in their last 9 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Houston’s last 7 games against Colorado.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Houston’s last 7 games at home.
Houston are 6-0 SU in their last 6 games when playing at home against Colorado.
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Houston’s last 9 games against an opponent in the National League.

Colorado Rockies vs Houston Astros Betting Picks

The MLB betting websites have predicted the Astros to win this game and cover the spread. Houston has a powerful batting unit with Valdez on the mound to support their victory. Colorado will need to focus on their next series against the Giants.

Score Prediction: Astros 7, Rockies 3.