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Chicago Cubs vs. Colorado Rockies MLB Preview, Predictions and Game Analysis (Thursday, August 5, 2021)

Chicago Cubs vs. Colorado Rockies

On Thursday, Chicago Cubs and Colorado Rockies are all set to conclude their three-game series from Coors Field in Denver, Colorado. The Cubs will enter this game rebounding against the Rockies. Chicago struggled to make ends meet in their series opener. Colorado Rockies are holding the same spot behind the Padres in the NL West Division play. The top online sportsbook odds have predicted a winner based on the odds and lines on this exciting game. Both teams are behind the .500 mark.

Chicago Cubs vs. Colorado Rockies Information

Chicago Cubs vs. Colorado Rockies

Date: Thursday, August 5, 2021
Time: 3:10 PM ET
Location: Coors Field, Denver, Colorado
TV Coverage: ESPN+

Chicago Cubs vs. Colorado Rockies Betting Odds

Cubs +125
Rockies -143
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Chicago Cubs vs. Colorado Rockies CashBet Wagering Analysis

Chicago Cubs will need to open up on their overall performance if they need to progress from the fourth position. The Cubs are behind the Cardinals by a couple of games and are ahead of the Pirates at the bottom. Colorado Rockies will need to win several games in order to get past the Padres. The Rockies are way ahead of the Diamondbacks, but the Padres look out of reach.

Chicago’s Final Chance

The Cubs have a final chance and they need to act now. Unlike the Rockies, the Cubs are not too far away from the Cardinals and the Reds. If the Cubs are consistent in their success, they have an easy shot to get past the Cardinals and the Reds. Chicago won 52 games and dropped 57 in return. Jake Arrieta will be sent to the mound in this game as their starting pitcher. Arrieta is holding a 2-3 record on the season with an ERA of 5.82.

Colorado’s Disappointing Pitching

The Rockies were unable to do much this season with their disappointing pitching unit. Colorado will turn in German Marquez to the mound as their starting pitcher in this game. Marquez has not been too successful with a 9-8 record on the season. Overall, he is touching an ERA of 3.51 with 134 Ks in total. Raimel Tapia is the leader in batting with 109 hits and 104 RBIs for the Rockies. Against the Cubs, Marquez has an ERA of 6.66.

Chicago Cubs vs. Colorado Rockies Head to Head with Spread

The total has gone OVER in 6 of Chi Cubs’ last 9 games.

Chi Cubs are 2-6 SU in their last 8 games.

Chi Cubs are 2-4 SU in their last 6 games against Colorado.

The total has gone OVER in 4 of Colorado’s last 5 games.

In 8 of Colorado’s last 12 games against Chi Cubs, the total has gone UNDER

The total has gone UNDER in 12 of Colorado’s last 14 games at home.

Chicago Cubs vs. Colorado Rockies CashBet Free Pick

With a little support from the plate, Marquez should be able to take out the Cubs. Despite his record, Marquez is one of the best pitchers for the Rockies. Watch out for Colorado to win this series against the Cubs with the baseball betting picks in their favor.

Chicago Cubs vs. Colorado Rockies CashBet Best Bet: Colorado Rockies.


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