Cincinnati Reds vs Colorado Rockies MLB Betting Prediction

MLB Cincinnati Reds vs Colorado Rockies Prediction 6/4/2024

The Cincinnati Reds (27-33) travel to face off against the Colorado Rockies (21-38) on Tuesday, June 4th. This game will be played at Coors Field in Denver and televised on None. The Reds are coming off a win in their previous game, while the Rockies are looking to get back on track from a loss to the Reds. First pitch is set for 7:40 CT.

Reds vs Rockies

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Cincinnati cruised to a 13-3 win over the Rockies in the most recent game of this series. The Reds had a huge 3rd inning, scoring nine of their thirteen runs. As for the Rockies, they scored their only three runs in the 4th. Heading into the game, the Reds were favored at -114 on the money line.

Andrew Abbott only went six innings for the Reds but gave up just three hits and three earned runs. He finished the game with six strikeouts but issued one walk. On the other side, Ryan Feltner was tagged for eight runs in just 4 1/3 innings of work for the Rockies.

At the plate, the Reds were led by Jeimer Candelario, Tyler Stephenson, and Spencer Steer, as they were the only three Reds hitters to have more than one hit. Candelario and Stephenson each homered in the win.

Cincinnati is 27-33 overall and is 9.0 games behind the Brewers in the NL Central. The Reds are 4-5 in divisional games and are currently in 5th place in the division. They have won two straight games and are 7-3 over their last 10.

At home, the Reds are 14-17 this year and have gone 13-16 on the road. So far, they have been good as the road favorite, going 4-1 this year. Cincinnati’s overall series record is 6-12-1, and they are looking to close out this series with a win after taking game one vs. the Rockies.

The Reds are 32-28 against the run line this season, and they are 19-10 vs. the run line on the road. Their average run margin is 0.0, but they have a scoring margin of +0.6 runs per game on the road. They have covered the run line in two straight road games and are 21-15 vs. the run line as an underdog.

The Cincinnati Reds are on the road against the Colorado Rockies today, with the Over/Under line set at 10.5 runs. The combined run average for Reds games this season is 8.4 runs, and their Over/Under record is 28-29. The average O/U line for Reds games is 9 runs, and when the line is set at 10.5 runs, their record is 2-0. Only 1.7% of their games this season have had O/U lines set at 10.5 runs, with 95% of their games having lower lines.

Frankie Montas Gets The Start For The Reds

Cincinnati is sending Frankie Montas to the mound today as he faces off against the Rockies on the road. Montas has made 10 starts this season and has a record of 2-4 with an ERA of 4.60. So far, he has turned in three quality starts and is coming off a rough outing in which he took the loss. Against the Cardinals on May 29th, Montas gave up three earned runs in six innings of work. Looking back at his last three outings, Montas has finished with a no-decision in each one. His ERA on the road is 9.3 compared to 2.9 at home.

Reds Offense Breakdown

Over the past nine games, Spencer Steer has gone 11/34 (.324) with one home run and three RBIs. Steer is also on a three-game hitting streak. Elly De La Cruz and Will Benson are the Reds’ top home run hitters this season, with De La Cruz leading the team with nine homers and Benson right behind him at eight. De La Cruz is batting just .233, and Benson is even lower at .205.

As a team, the Reds are batting just .224 and are averaging only 4.2 runs per game. This is 18th in the league. However, they have been slightly better on the road, averaging 4.5 runs per game. Currently, the Reds are 14th in home runs, but this is still below the league average.

With a record of 21-38, the Rockies are in 5th place in the NL West, trailing the Dodgers by 16 games. This year, they are 9-14 in divisional games. The Rockies have dropped three straight games, and they lost the first game of this series vs. the Reds.

At home, the Rockies are 13-15 compared to 8-23 on the road. So far, they have yet to win a game as the favorite. As for their record as the underdog, the Rockies are 21-38. Colorado’s overall series record is 4-14-1 this year, and they are 5-5 over their last 10 games.

When betting the run line with the Rockies, you might want to consider taking them as the underdog. They are 31-28 vs. the run line overall, but 31-28 as the underdog. Their average run differential is -1.5 runs per game, but they are 3-0 vs. the run line in their last three games.

Colorado Rockies games have averaged 9.7 runs per game this season, but their O/U record is 30-28. The average O/U line in Rockies games is 9 runs, but when the line is set at 10.5 runs, the O/U record is 3-4. Overall, 66.1% of their games have had lower O/U lines than today’s 10.5-run total.

Ty Blach Gets The Start For The Rockies

Ty Blach gets the start for the Rockies today and will be looking to build off his last outing, where he gave up just two earned runs in seven innings of work. In that outing, he gave up six hits, two walks, and two home runs. Looking back over his last four outings, Blach has given up at least one homer in three of them. His ERA for the season is 4.15, along with a record of 2-2. Opposing batters are hitting .282 off the left-hander this season. Blach’s WHIP for the season is 1.27.

Rockies Offense Breakdown

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Colorado’s offense has been good at home this season, averaging 4.5 runs per game, which is 9th in the league. Overall, they are 20th in the league at 4.1 runs per contest. As a team, the Rockies are batting .247, which is 9th in the league, and they have the league’s best BABIP at .32. This has helped them to an average on-base percentage and slugging percentage.

Ezequiel Tovar has been swinging a hot bat of late, going 10/25 in his last six games, and he is also 2nd on the team in batting average and has eight homers this season. Ryan McMahon has been a big run producer for the Rockies, as his 34 RBIs are 14th in the league, and he also has 10 homers.

Reds vs Rockies Prediction

With the Rockies being the underdogs at +116, we really like their value to pick up a win at home. Our predicted final score is 5-4 in favor of the Rockies, meaning you could also look to take the over, as the line is sitting at 10.5 runs.

Looking at the starting pitchers, we have Ty Blach finishing with four strikeouts, which is the fifth-lowest among all starters. As for Frankie Montas, his five projected strikeouts have him right in the middle of the pack.

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