Reds at Rockies 7/12/19 - MLB Picks & Predictions
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Cincinnati Reds vs. Colorado Rockies
MLB: 8:40 PM EST
Jul. 12, 2019
Latest Odds : COL -120 O/U 12.5
On Friday, the Cincinnati Reds open a three-game series at Coors Field against the Colorado Rockies in Mile High City. The Reds lost to the Cleveland Indians last Sunday 11-1 in their most recent outing. Josh VanMeter knocked in Cincinnati’s only run with a pinch-hit double during the fifth. Tyler Mahle suffered the loss and fell to 2-9 on the season.
Colorado lost its sixth straight on Sunday after falling to Arizona 5-3. German Marquez fell to 8-4 with the loss. Chris Iannetta belted a two-run homer for the Rockies while Trevor Story knocked in a run with a solo shot. Colorado has lost 11 of its last 14 and the All-Star break could not have come at a better time.
Jose Iglesias is leading Cincinnati with a .282 batting average. Joey Votto leads in hits with 80. Eugenio Suarez leads in home runs with 20 and RBIs with 54. Cincinnati is batting .235 while opponents are averaging .233. On Friday, the Reds will send Sonny Gray to the mound. The right-hander is 5-5 with an ERA of 3.59, 103 Ks and 33 BBs.
Charlie Blackmon leads the Rockies with a .330 batting average. Nolan Arenado leads in home runs with 20, RBIs with 67 and in hits with 106. Colorado has a batting average of .266, while opposing hitters are averaging .271. The Rockies have not announced a starting pitcher for Friday’s opening game of the series at home against Cincinnati.
Recent Betting Trends:
Cincinnati is 0-4 in its last 4 on the road
The UNDER has cashed in 6 of the Reds last 7 following a day off
Colorado is 2-5 in its last 7 at home
The UNDER has cashed in each of the Rockies last 4
Free Betting Pick: Colorado Rockies -120
Colorado entered the break having lost 6 straight but will bounce back to start the second half of the season at home with a win. The Rockies have won 36 of the last 53 at Coors Field when playing the Reds. Colorado has won 15 of the last 20 at home when playing against an opponent with a losing record. Final Score Prediction, Colorado Rockies win 8-3.