Colorado Rockies vs. Cincinnati Reds - 7/26/15 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Cincinnati Reds (43-52) at Colorado Rockies (41-54)
MLB Baseball: Sunday, July 26, 2015 at 4:10 pm (Coors Field)
M Lorenzen (3-4) (3.77) vs. K Kendrick (3-11) (6.12)
The Line: Colorado Rockies -117 / Cincinnati Reds +107 --- Over/Under: 11 See the Latest Odds
TV: FS-Ohio, ROOT-Rocky Mountain
The Colorado Rockies and the Cincinnati Reds face off on Sunday at Coors Field as they close out their MLB series.
The Colorado Rockies didn’t have a lot of answers offensively on Saturday as they fell to the Reds. Carlos Gonzalez had two hits and Nolan Arenado and Corey Dickerson each had hits as the Rockies scored two runs on six hits. Starting pitcher Christopher Rusin allowed 10 hits and five runs, four earned, while striking out five over 5.0 innings to take the loss and fall to 3-4 for the season. For Sunday’s game the Rockies start Kyle Kendrick who has allowed 130 hits and 73 earned runs while striking out 56 over 107.1 innings for a 3-11 record and a 6.12 ERA.
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The Cincinnati Reds took advantage of their scoring chances and beat the Rockies on Saturday. Todd Frazier hit a home run, Billy Hamilton had three hits, and Joey Votto and Jay Bruce had two hits each as the Reds scored five runs on 12 hits. Starting pitcher Johnny Cueto allowed four hits and struck out five over 8.0 scoreless innings to get the win and go to 7-6 for the season and Aroldis Chapman earned his 20th save. For Sunday’s game the Reds start Michael Lorenzen who has allowed 73 hits and 32 earned runs while striking out 52 over 76.1 innings for a 3-4 record and a 3.77 ERA.
Colorado is 6-2 as a favorite, 4-1 against a right-handed starter, and 3-12 in Kendrick’s last 15 starts. Cincinnati is 11-23 as an underdog, 6-16 against the NL West, and 1-4 in Lorenzen’s last five road starts. Cincinnati is 8-20 in their last 28 games in Colorado.
The total in this one is set at 11 but I see this one going past that number so my free pick is a strong one and it is the over. I also have a play on the winning team and I will post that in the Premium Area as well as on the App.