Rockies vs Reds Picks and Prediction – 7/9/2024

By: David Anicetti |

Last Updated: 07/08/2024 at 3:12 PM ET

Colorado Rockies at Cincinnati Reds 07/09/24 - MLB Picks & Predictions
Game Start: 7/9/2024, 11:10 PM UTC
Latest Odds: CIN -166 ; O/U 8.5

Rockies vs Reds Prediction

The Colorado Rockies play the second game of a four-game series on the road Tuesday versus the Cincinnati Reds. Colorado dropped to 32-58 following its 10-1 loss to the Kansas City Royals on Sunday, snapping a three-game winning streak for the Rockies. Colorado is last in the National League West, 11 games behind the first-place Los Angeles Dodgers. Make sure you stay up to date with all the MLB action, with our 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 .347 to lead Colorado in the three categories. Colorado has a team batting average of .244. On Tuesday, Colorado will send Cal Quantrill to the mound. The right-hander is 6-6 with a 3.77 ERA, 74 Ks and 38 BBs.

The Cincinnati Reds dropped to 42-48 following a 5-1 loss to the Detroit Tigers on Sunday. Cincinnati was swept in its three-game series with the Tigers. Cincinnati acquired outfielder Austin Slater from the San Francisco Giants as injuries have taken a toll on the Reds’ lineup. Cincinnati is fourth in the National League Central, 10 ½ games behind first-place Milwaukee.

Jonathan India is batting .273 to lead Cincinnati and is the leader in on-base percentage at .375. 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 Tuesday, the Cincinnati Reds will send Frankie Montas to the mound. The right-hander is 4-6 with a 4.19 ERA, 62 KS and 33 BBs.

Our Free MLB Pick for Cincinnati Reds vs Colorado Rockies

Rockies vs Reds Pick

Cincinnati has won 10 of its last 11 played at home versus Colorado. The Rockies have lost each of the last six overall versus Cincinnati and are 1-5 in the last six overall played on the road. Colorado starter Cal Quantrill has been hit hard in four consecutive outings, allowing 13 runs across 21 ⅓ innings. Cincinnati starter Frankie Montas has had three successive above-average outings, allowing 5 runs across 17 innings. Final Score Prediction, Cincinnati Reds win 7-2.

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