Chicago Cubs vs Colorado Rockies Betting Odds & Game Analysis | September 16


By Claudio Fortuna | September 16, 2022 12:27 PM

The Colorado Rockies visit the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field, taking the field at 2:20pm ET on Friday September 16th, 2:20pm ET. The Colorado Rockies are 1-run underdogs in the game, and the Over/Under is set at 8.5 runs.

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Today, we are looking at the Major League Baseball game between the Colorado Rockies and Chicago Cubs.

Chicago and Colorado Betting Info

  • The underdogs have won seven of the Cubs’ last eight games.
  • Seven of the Cubs’ last eight games have gone UNDER the total runs line.

Colorado Rockies Stats

Season Stats
Team Batting AVG .258
Team OBP .319
AVG Runs Scored 4.5
Team ERA 5.07
Team WHIP 1.44
Starters ERA 5.32
Starters WHIP 1.48

Key Players for Colorado

  • Daniel Bard: 2.03 ERA, 9.79 K/9, 1.03 WHIP
  • Kyle Freeland: 4.44 ERA, 6.57 K/9, 1.38 WHIP
  • Austin Gomber: 5.68 ERA, 6.77 K/9, 1.37 WHIP
  • Christopher Cron: .264 Batting Avg, .320 OBP, .485 SLG, .805 OPS, 74 Runs
  • Charles Blackmon: .258 Batting Avg, .308 OBP, .412 SLG, .720 OPS, 57 Runs
  • Yonathan Daza: .312 Batting Avg, .359 OBP, .393 SLG, .752 OPS, 48 Runs
  • Ryan McMahon: .248 Batting Avg, .333 OBP, .410 SLG, .743 OPS, 60 Runs
  • Alan Trejo: .265 Batting Avg, .306 OBP, .456 SLG, .762 OPS, 11 Runs
  • Brendan Rodgers: .263 Batting Avg, .320 OBP, .400 SLG, .720 OPS, 68 Runs
  • Elias Díaz: .234 Batting Avg, .291 OBP, .393 SLG, .684 OPS, 25 Runs
  • Elehuris Montero: .257 Batting Avg, .294 OBP, .471 SLG, .765 OPS, 18 Runs
  • Randal Grichuk: .268 Batting Avg, .310 OBP, .424 SLG, .734 OPS, 55 Runs

Chicago Cubs Stats

Season Stats
Team Batting AVG .241
Team OBP .312
AVG Runs Scored 4.1
Team ERA 4.24
Team WHIP 1.33
Starters ERA 4.17
Starters WHIP 1.32

Key Players for Chicago

  • Brandon Hughes: 3.31 ERA, 10.80 K/9, 1.03 WHIP
  • Todd Smyly: 3.48 ERA, 7.75 K/9, 1.19 WHIP
  • Hayden Wesneski: 3.12 ERA, 11.42 K/9, 0.92 WHIP
  • Zachary McKinstry: .206 Batting Avg, .252 OBP, .340 SLG, .592 OPS, 8 Runs
  • Rafael Ortega: .241 Batting Avg, .331 OBP, .358 SLG, .689 OPS, 35 Runs
  • Yan Gomes: .234 Batting Avg, .264 OBP, .360 SLG, .624 OPS, 21 Runs
  • Nicholas Hoerner: .291 Batting Avg, .338 OBP, .421 SLG, .759 OPS, 51 Runs
  • Franmil Reyes: .260 Batting Avg, .307 OBP, .433 SLG, .740 OPS, 14 Runs
  • Patrick Wisdom: .212 Batting Avg, .304 OBP, .426 SLG, .730 OPS, 60 Runs
  • Alfonso Rivas: .243 Batting Avg, .325 OBP, .327 SLG, .652 OPS, 24 Runs
  • Ian Happ: .272 Batting Avg, .345 OBP, .456 SLG, .801 OPS, 66 Runs
  • Seiya Suzuki: .263 Batting Avg, .336 OBP, .433 SLG, .769 OPS, 48 Runs

The Cubs and Rockies have met four times this season, with the Cubs winning twice and the Rockies winning twice. Their most recent matchup on April 17, 2022 ended 6-4 with the Chicago Cubs taking the win.

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