Cubs vs. Rockies - 7/27/15 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Colorado Rockies (41-54) at Chicago Cubs (51-45)
MLB Baseball: Monday, July 27, 2015 at 8:05 pm (Wrigley Field)
J De La Rosa (6-4) (4.62) vs. K Hendricks (4-5) (3.66)
The Line: Chicago Cubs -155 / Colorado Rockies +145 --- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: ROOT-RM, CSN-CHI+
The Colorado Rockies and Chicago Cubs begin a three-game series Monday night.
The Colorado Rockies look for a win after splitting their last six games. The Rockies have scored 25 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in five of their last seven games. The Rockies have won six of their last eight games when scoring more than three runs. DJ LeMahieu leads Colorado with 109 hits and 39 RBI while Charlie Blackmon and Troy Tulowitzki have combined for 96 RBI. The Colorado Rockies have lost six of their last seven road games. Jorge De La Rosa gets the nod, and he’s 6-4 with a 4.62 ERA and 86 strikeouts this season. De La Rosa is 4-0 with a 2.32 ERA and 48 strikeouts in his career against the Cubs.
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The Chicago Cubs need a win after losing five of their last seven games. The Cubs have scored eight runs in their last three games and four or more runs in six of their last nine games. The Cubs have won four of their last six games when scoring more than three runs. Anthony Rizzo leads Chicago with 99 hits and 51 RBI while Starlin Castro and Kris Bryant have combined for 96 RBI. The Chicago Cubs have lost six of their last seven home games. Kyle Hendricks takes the hill, and he’s 4-5 with a 3.66 ERA and 93 strikeouts this season. Hendricks is 1-0 with a 4.38 ERA and seven strikeouts in his career against the Rockies.
The Rockies are 22-45 in their last 67 during game 1 of a series and 9-3 in De La Rosas last 12 starts. The Cubs are 0-6 in their last 6 during game 1 of a series and 2-5 in Hendricks' last 7 starts. The Rockies are 8-22 in the last 30 meetings in Chicago and 2-5 in the last 7 meetings overall.
We've made some serious money fading the Cubs during this brutal stretch, which includes doubling our money Sunday in the Phillies matchup. I'm not backing out now, as the Cubs can't score runs, can't win at home and are just playing poor ball all around. Here's to another underdog victory.