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Colorado Rockies vs. Houston Astros Great Baseball Betting Matchup

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Coloardo Rockies vs. Houston Astros

Baseball betting online players looking for a riveting match to wager on this Tuesday night need look no further than tonight’s Colorado Rockies vs. Houston Astros pairing. Both teams are having tremendous seasons with the Astros focusing on locking down the AL West and the Rockies looking to topple the Arizona Diamondbacks at the top of the NL West. Let’s check on Tuesday’s online betting odds to see what kind of matchup we can expect.

Colorado Rockies vs. Houston Astros – Tuesday, August 14th  

Series: Game 1

When: 8:10 pm ET

Where: Minute Maid Park, Houston, Texas

TV: Local Broadcasts

Stream: MLB TV

Baseball Betting Online Odds:

Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Rockies +1½ (-130) 7 (-110) +193
Astros -1½ (+110) 7 (-110) -213
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Colorado Rockies  

The Rockies tumble into this Tuesday night matchup flashing a 63-55 record that ranks them 2nd in the NL West. Currently 1-game behind the division leading Diamondbacks, the Rockies are on the cusp of taking the No. 1 spot in the division. And since they enter tonight’s matchup riding a 3-game winning streak, they certainly have the momentum to do so. However, there’s no guarantee that Colorado comes out on top this evening. Especially since they went 1-1 in a 2-game series against Houston in July. On top of that, tonight’s baseball betting online odds are siding against the Rockies on the road. To help prove them wrong, the Rockies will be sending German Marquez to the mound this evening. Marquez is 9-9 on the season and will be looking to improve on his 4.69 ERA and his 1.38 WHIP.

Players to Watch: Nolan Arenado (29 HR, 82 RBI, .306 BA), Trevor Story (24 HR, 81 RBI, .289 BA), and Charlie Blackmon (22 HR, 50 RBI, .276 BA).

Houston Astros

The Astros fly into this inter-conference pairing flashing a 73-46 record that gives them the No. 1 spot in the AL West. Nevertheless, the Oakland Athletics are right on the heel of the Astros. In fact, Oakland is but 2-games behind Houston. Having said that, it’s clear the Astros need to snap their current 4-game losing streak this evening. Luckily for them, they’ll have the home field advantage this evening. And since they’ll be sticking with Justin Verlander tonight, they’ll also have the better pitcher on the mound. After all, Verlander is 11-7 this season and brings a 2.50 ERA and a 0.91 WHIP to the table.

Players to Watch: Jose Altuve (9 HR, 46 RBI, .329 BA), Yuli Gurriel (6 HR, 56 RBI, .281 BA), and Alex Bregman (22 HR, 73 RBI, .280 BA).

Colorado Rockies vs. Houston Astros Betting Predictions

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  • The TOTAL has gone OVER in 10 of Colorado’s last 15 games when playing on the road against Houston
  • Colorado is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Houston
  • Colorado is 1-7 SU in its last 8 games when playing Houston
  • The TOTAL has gone UNDER in 6 of Houston’s last 7 games
  • Houston is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games at home
  • Houston is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games at home
Colorado Rockies vs. Houston Astros Betting Picks

So which side should players learning how to bet MLB games online take in this Colorado Rockies vs. Houston Astros matchup? All things considered, it’s best to stick with the Astros here. They’ll be playing at home and will have the better starting pitcher tonight. Sign up today to make your online betting prediction!

Score Prediction: 5-2 Houston.

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