Cubs at Rockies 6/11/19 - MLB Picks & Predictions
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Chicago Cubs vs. Colorado Rockies
MLB: 8:40 PM EST
Jun. 11, 2019
Latest Odds : CHC -122 O/U 11.5
The Chicago Cubs visit Coors Field for the second game of a three-game series Tuesday with the Colorado Rockies. Chicago won its third straight and sixth in its last seven by defeating the St. Louis Cardinals 5-1 on Sunday. Kyle Hendricks allowed one run in seven innings on the mound and Carlos Gonzalez homered for the first time with the Cubs to help lead Chicago to the win.
Colorado was beaten by the New York Mets on Sunday 6-1.The Rockies managed just one hit in seven innings off Mets starter Noah Syndergaard who did not give up any runs. David Dahl’s ninth inning double scored Colorado’s only run of the game. Jeff Hoffman took the loss to fall to 1-3.
Javier Baez leads Chicago with a .299 batting average and in hits with 76. Anthony Rizzo is the team leader in home runs with 16 and RBIs with 45. Chicago is averaging .255 at the plate, while opposing hitters are averaging .243. On Tuesday, the Cubs will send Jose Quintana to the mound. The lefthander is 4-5 with an ERA of 3.77, 66 Ks and 20 BBs.
Nolan Arenado is leading Colorado with a .331 batting average, in home runs with 16, RBIs with 55 and in hits with 84. Colorado has a batting average of .259, while opposing hitters are averaging .264. On Tuesday, the Rockies will send Peter Lambert to the mound. The right-hander is 1-0 with an ERA of 1.29, 9 Ks and 1 BBs.
Recent Betting Trends:
Chicago is 6-1 in its last 7
The OVER has cashed in 5 of Quintana’s last 7 starts on the road
Colorado is 13-3 in its last 16 at home
The UNDER has cashed in 3 of the Rockies last 4
Free Betting Pick: Colorado Rockies +112
Colorado has won 10 of its last 14 overall, 13 of its last 16 at home and each of its last 4 at Coors Field versus an opponent with a winning record. Chicago has lost 5 of its last 6 on the road, each of its last 5 on the road versus a right-handed starter and 8 of Quintana’s last 11 starts on the road. Final Score Prediction, Colorado Rockies win 7-3.