Colorado Rockies vs. Cincinnati Reds Matchup

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The Cincinnati Reds will try to avoid dropping their fourth consecutive game as they play host to the Colorado Rockies at Great American Ball Park. This NL showdown begins at 7:10 p.m. ET and fans can catch it on ATRM and FSOH.

Colorado Rockies at Cincinnati Reds Odds

Colorado (-135) is coming into this one as the favorite against Cincinnati (+125) and Vegas has the Over/Under for this one at 8.5 runs (-120 for the over and +100 for the under). Bettors can also wager on the games runline with the most recent odds sitting at Rockies -1.5 runs (+110) and Reds +1.5 runs (-130).

The Reds are 21-40 SU and 31-29 ATS. The teams lost 13.0 units for bettors taking the moneyline and 7.8 units against the spread (ATS). The Rockies are 31-29 SU and have gone 28-31 ATS. Overall, the teams accumulated 1.5 units for moneyline gamblers, but have lost 2.7 units ATS.

Cincinnati games have an over/under record of 27-31-2 so far in 2018. Colorado has been a decent under bet with a total record of 24-32-3.

Jon Gray will get the nod for Colorado. The right-handed Gray is 5-6 with a 5.68 ERA and 76 strikeouts. He’s 1-0 with eight strikeouts and a 6.00 ERA against Cincinnati this year.

The Reds are handing the ball to righty Sal Romano (3-6, 6.00 ERA), who’s got 42 punchouts and 29 walks to his name, as well as a WHIP of 1.60. Romano is 0-1 with five strikeouts and an 8.44 ERA in one start against Colorado this year.

Cincinnati’s pitchers have given up 5.3 runs per game overall this season as a unit. Its starters have an ERA of 5.74, a WHIP of 1.55 and a strikeouts-per-nine of 7.3. The bullpen has a 4.19 ERA, 1.40 WHIP and 8.4 K/9.

Cincinnati’s offense has produced 4.1 runs per outing, including 4.4 per game over its last 10 games and 5.0 per game over its last five. The team has slashed .308/.363/.476 over its last five matchups and is 2-3 SU during that span.

Scooter Gennett has helped lead the Reds offense this year with 12 home runs, 42 RBIs and 31 runs scored.

In the visiting dugout, Colorado’s pitchers have allowed 4.8 runs per game and its starters own a 4.49 ERA, 1.36 WHIP and 8.11 K/9. The bullpen has an ERA of 5.13, along with a WHIP of 1.36.

The Rockies offense has slashed .244/.317/.407 on its way to 4.4 runs scored per game this year, including 6.7 runs per game over the teams last 10 games and 6.4 per game over the teams last five outings (1-4 SU).

Nolan Arenado has led Colorado’s offense and is slashing .327/.421/.580 with 12 home runs, 36 RBIs and 39 runs scored.

The Rockies just took the previous game in the series by a final score of nine runs to six.

Colorado Rockies vs. Cincinnati Reds Free MLB Pick

Predictions: SU Winner – Rockies, ATS Winner – Rockies, O/U – OVER

Betting Notes

  • The over has hit in five of Colorado’s last seven games.
  • Each team has hit 12 home runs over its last 10 games.
  • Colorado has averaged 29.3 runs + hits + errors over its last 10 contests and 28.0 over its last five.