Colorado Rockies vs Cincinnati Reds MLB Betting Prediction

MLB Colorado Rockies vs Cincinnati Reds Prediction 7/10/2024

The Colorado Rockies (32-60) travel to face off against the Cincinnati Reds (44-48) on Wednesday, July 10th. This game will be played at Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati and televised on BSOH. 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 6:10 CT.

Rockies vs. Reds Betting Prediction

  • Money Line Prediction: Reds (-181)
  • Over/Under Prediction: Over 9 Runs
  • The Reds have won their last 2 games against the Rockies, scoring a total of 18 runs while allowing only 6.
  • In their last 15 games, the Reds have scored 5 or more runs in 8 games, showing strong offensive performance.
  • The Reds have a 6-4 record in their last 10 games, indicating a positive recent trend.
  • At home, the Reds have scored 6 or more runs in 5 of their last 7 home games, demonstrating a strong home-field advantage.
  • The Rockies have lost their last 3 games and have a poor away record of 12-33, indicating struggles on the road.

Rockies vs Reds

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Cincinnati cruised to a 12-6 win over the Rockies in the most recent game of this series. The Reds had a huge 2nd inning, scoring five of their twelve runs. As for the Rockies, they scored four of their six runs in the 4th. Heading into the game, the Reds were favored at -199 on the money line.

Nick Lodolo got the start for the Reds, going just 3 2/3 innings while giving up four runs and striking out four. He did pick up a win in the game, as Nick Martinez came out of the bullpen for the Reds. Cal Quantrill had a rough outing for the Rockies, taking the loss.

Tyler Stephenson and Rece Hinds each homered for the Reds, while Will Benson scored three times and drove in three runs while going 2/4. Spencer Steer also had a two-hit game and scored a run for Cincinnati’s offense.

Colorado has struggled as the underdog this season, posting a 32-60 record. They have a 44-48 run line record as the underdog, and their average run differential on the road is -2.3. The Rockies are currently on a three-game losing streak and trail the Reds 0-2 in their series.

On the season, Rockies games have averaged 10 runs per game, and their over/under record is 46-44. The over/under line for today’s game is set at 9 runs, which is below their average line of 10 runs. So far, 51.1% of their games have had over/under lines above 9 runs, while 41.3% have been below 9 runs.

Kyle Freeland Gets The Start For The Rockies

Kyle Freeland gets the start for the Rockies today as he faces the Reds on the road. So far, he has made seven starts and has a record of 0-3 with an ERA of 6.62. Looking at his home/away splits, Freeland has an ERA of 16.84 on the road compared to 1.63 at home. Opponents are batting .307 off the left-hander this season. One positive note is that Freeland has turned in three straight quality starts and has not taken the loss in any of his last three outings. In his most recent outing, he gave up one earned run in seven innings of work.

Rockies Offense Breakdown

So far this season, the Rockies are averaging 4.1 runs per game, which is 22nd in the league. However, they have been better at home, averaging 4.6 runs per game. As a team, they are batting .244, which is 9th in the league, and have a collective on-base percentage of .305. The Rockies have been striking out a lot this season, averaging 9 Ks per game.

Both Ryan McMahon and Brenton Doyle have been swinging the bat well of late, with McMahon hitting .391 over his last six games and Doyle going 8/16 in his last five games. McMahon is leading the team with 45 RBIs and 14 homers, while Doyle is 2nd in homers (13) and 2nd in RBIs (38). Ezequiel Tovar is also a player to watch, as he is 3rd on the team with 12 homers and is batting .263.

As the underdog, the Reds have struggled this season, going 22-30, but as the favorite, they have a winning record of 22-18. Cincinnati’s overall run line record is 50-42, with a strong 30-14 mark on the road and a less impressive 20-28 record at home. The Reds have an over/under record of 39-49 for the season, and when the O/U line is set at 9 runs, their record is 1-15-3.

The Reds are currently 44-48 overall and have won two straight games. They are nine games behind the Brewers in the NL Central and have lost their last three series at home. In the current series against the Rockies, Cincinnati leads 2-0.

Frankie Montas Gets The Start For The Reds

Right-hander Frankie Montas will be on the mound for the Reds today as he faces the Rockies at home. Montas has made 16 starts this season and has a record of 4-6 with an ERA of 4.19. So far, he has turned in six quality starts and is coming off a game in which he gave up just two earned runs in five innings of work. In that outing vs. the Yankees, he got the win. Montas’ WHIP for the season is 1.32, and he is averaging 7.22 strikeouts per nine innings. For the year, he has allowed 10 homers and is averaging 3.84 walks per nine innings.

Reds Offense Breakdown

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Elly De La Cruz has been a consistent run producer for the Reds this season, as his 40 RBIs are the 3rd most in the league and the top mark on the team. He is also leading the team with 15 homers and is batting .251. Spencer Steer and Jeimer Candelario are both batting in the low .240s and have 14 homers apiece. Steer has been hot of late, going 7/27 in his last eight games with four homers.

Overall, the Reds are averaging 4.3 runs per game and are 16th in the league in scoring. They are also 14th in home runs but have been a below-average hitting team, with a team batting average of just .227. As a team, they are averaging 9 strikeouts per game, which is 23rd in the league.

Rockies vs Reds Prediction

Our prediction for the Reds vs. Rockies game is to take the over, with the line sitting at 9 runs. We actually have the Reds winning this one 6-5, but with the payout for a Reds win being -181, we are recommending the over.

Looking at some potential player props, Kyle Freeland is projected to finish with five strikeouts, which is 10th worst among today’s starters. As for Frankie Montas, he is projected to finish with six strikeouts, which is 15th.

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