Rockies vs Reds Picks and Prediction – 7/8/2024

By: David Anicetti |

Last Updated: 07/07/2024 at 8:39 PM ET

Colorado Rockies at Cincinnati Reds 07/08/24 - MLB Picks & Predictions
Game Start: 7/8/2024, 11:10 PM UTC
Latest Odds: CIN -200 ; O/U 9

Rockies vs Reds Prediction

The Colorado Rockies open a four-game series on the road Monday versus the Cincinnati Reds. Colorado is 32-57 following its 3-1 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Saturday. Brenton Doyle hit a home run for the fourth time in the last five games for the Rockies. Colorado has won three straight but remains in last place in the National League West, 22 ½ games behind the first-place Los Angeles Dodgers. Make sure you stay up to date with all the MLB action, with our expert MLB picks.

Brendan Rodgers is batting .285 to lead Colorado and Ezequiel Tovar has a team-high 97 hits. Ryan McMahon has 14 home runs, 45 RBI and an on-base percentage of .349 to lead Colorado in each of the three categories. Colorado has a team batting average of .245. On Monday, Colorado will send Dakota Hudson to the mound. The right-hander is 2-12 with a 5.84 ERA, 48 Ks and 46 BBs.

The Cincinnati Reds dropped to 42-47 following a 5-3 loss on Saturday to the Detroit Tigers. Cincinnati has lost each of the first two games of a three-game series with Detroit that will conclude on Sunday prior to the Reds hosting Colorado beginning Monday. Cincinnati is fourth in the National League Central, 9 ½ games behind the first-place Milwaukee Brewers. 

Jonathan India is batting .277 to lead Cincinnati and is the leader in on-base percentage at .380. Elly De La Cruz is the leader in home runs with 15 and hits with 83, while Spencer Steer is the leader in RBI with 57. On Monday, the Colorado Rockies will send Andrew Abbott to the mound. The left-hander is 8-6 with a 3.28 ERA, 74 Ks and 36 BBs.

Our Free MLB Pick for Cincinnati Reds vs Colorado Rockies

Rockies vs Reds Pick

Cincinnati has struggled a bit of late but has won four of the last seven and will have a starting pitcher who has performed well of late. Colorado starter Dakota Hudson has been hit hard in four consecutive outings, allowing 19 runs across 18 innings with Colorado losing each of the four. Cincinnati starter Andrew Abbott has had three consecutive strong outings allowing five runs across 17 innings with Cincinnati winning all three. Final Score Prediction, Cincinnati Reds win 6-3.

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