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Charlie Blackmon and the Colorado Rockies will be taking the field versus the Milwaukee Brewers at Miller Park in a Wednesday showdown. This NL matchup gets going at 7:40 p.m. ET and you can catch the game on ATRM and FSWI.

Colorado Rockies at Milwaukee Brewers Odds

Las Vegas has Colorado (+115) as the underdog to Milwaukee (-125). You can play game’s total with current odds listed at -115 for over 9 runs and -105 for under 9. This game currently has a runline of Rockies +1.5 (-180) and Brewers -1.5 (+160).

The Brewers are 17-14 straight up (SU) and 14-16 against the spread (ATS). The team has gained 2.4 units for bettors taking the moneyline while earning 3.4 units ATS. Milwaukee has covered the spread four times in its last seven games and the under has hit in four of those seven. The Rockies have gone 13-17 SU this year and are 14-15 ATS. Overall, the team’s lost 3.0 units for moneyline bettors in the season’s early going and 2.8 units ATS. Colorado has covered the spread five times in its last seven games and the total has gone over in five of those seven.

Brewers games have a 12-17-1 over/under record so far in 2019. Colorado has an over/under record of 12-15-2.

Right-hander Antonio Senzatela will get the nod for the visiting Rockies. Senzatela is 2-1 with a 3.93 ERA and 11 strikeouts. He has yet to face the Brewers this year and did not record a start against them in 2018, either.

The Brewers are handing the ball to righty Chase Anderson (2-0, 3.20 ERA), who has 22 strikeouts and nine walks as well as a 1.27 WHIP. Anderson did not record a start against the Rockies in 2018.

Colorado’s pitching staff allowed 4.6 runs per game and its starting pitchers own a 4.98 ERA, 1.35 WHIP and 8.15 K/9. The bullpen has logged an ERA of 3.45, along with a K-per-9 of 7.85.

Rockies hitters have slashed .232/.296/.404 on their way to 4.2 runs scored per game in 2019, including 5.6 runs per game over the team’s last 10 games and 5.6 per game over the team’s last five outings (2-3 SU).

Right fielder Charlie Blackmon and shortstop Trevor Story have led Colorado’s offense. Blackmon is slashing .279/.331/.459 with three home runs, 15 RBIs and 14 runs scored, while Story (.280/.344/.517) is up to seven homers, 19 RBIs, 22 runs and six steals.

For the home team, Milwaukee’s pitchers have allowed 5.0 runs per game overall this year. Its starting pitching staff has a 5.14 ERA, 1.49 WHIP and 8.6 strikeouts per nine innings. The bullpen has a 4.70 ERA, 1.34 WHIP and 9.9 K/9.

Milwaukee’s offense is putting up 4.9 runs per outing, including 4.9 per game over its last 10 games and 5.8 per game over its last five. The team’s hit .259/.324/.410 over its last five matchups and is 4-1 SU during that stretch.

Outfielders Christian Yelich and Lorenzo Cain have led the Brewers’ hitters so far. Yelich is slashing .353/.460/.804 with 14 home runs, 34 RBIs, 26 runs and six stolen bases, and Cain’s line sits at .273/.331/.413 with 33 hits, nine RBIs and 22 runs.

The Rockies have lost 1.9 units and are 9-10 ATS when facing a right-handed starting pitcher this season. The over has cashed in nine of those games, compared to nine that’ve gone under in such games. On the other hand, the Brewers have netted 0.8 units and are 8-13 ATS when facing a right-handed starting pitcher. The over has hit in eight of those games, compared to 12 that’ve gone under.

Rockies vs. Brewers Prediction

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

Betting Notes

  • Colorado has recorded 23 extra-base hits over its last five outings. Milwaukee has 13 XBH over its last five.
  • The Brewers have won four of their last five games SU.
  • Milwaukee has posted 19.3 Runs + Hits + Errors per game over its last 10 outings and 23.0 over its last five.
  • The Rockies have hit 15 home runs in their last 10 games, including eight over their last five.
  • The Rockies have a total OPS of .700 this season and an OPS of .700 against right-handed pitchers. The Brewers’ OPS sits at .778 overall and .765 against righties.