Colorado Rockies vs Cincinnati Reds MLB Betting Prediction

MLB Colorado Rockies vs Cincinnati Reds Prediction 7/9/2024

The Colorado Rockies (32-59) travel to face off against the Cincinnati Reds (43-48) on Tuesday, July 9th. 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 (-176)
  • Over/Under Prediction: Over 8.5 Runs
  • The Reds have scored an average of 5.2 runs per game over their last 15 games.
  • The Reds have a 4-2 record in their last 6 home games.
  • The Reds have won their last 3 head-to-head games against the Rockies, scoring an average of 9.67 runs per game in those contests.
  • The Rockies have a 2-8 record in their last 10 games, indicating a recent struggle.
  • The Rockies have a poor away record, with only 12 wins and 32 losses on the road this season.

Rockies vs Reds

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Cincinnati cruised to an easy 6-0 win over the Rockies in the most recent game of this series. The Reds had a huge 8th inning, scoring four of their six runs. As for the Rockies, they had their best chance to score in the 4th, but could only muster one run.

Andrew Abbott pitched well for the Reds in this one, going seven innings and striking out eight without giving up a run. He picked up a win in the game, while Ryan Feltner took the loss for the Rockies. Feltner went seven innings and gave up just one earned run.

Rece Hinds provided the big blow for the Reds’ offense, as he homered and went 2/3 with three RBIs. Jeimer Candelario and Elly De La Cruz each had two hits and two RBIs.

Colorado has a 32-59 record this season, and they are 5th in the NL West, 23 games behind the Dodgers. They have lost two straight games and are 5-5 in their last 10 games. The Rockies’ average run differential is -1.7 runs per game, and they are 44-47 against the run line this season.

For the season, Rockies games have averaged 9.9 runs per game, and they have gone over the total in 45 of their 89 games. Today’s over/under line is set at 8.5 runs, which is below their season average. In day games, the Rockies have a 10-24 record, and they are 12-32 on the road.

Cal Quantrill Gets The Start For The Rockies

Right-hander Cal Quantrill gets the start for the Rockies today as he faces the Reds on the road. He has made 18 starts this season and has a record of 6-6 with an ERA of 3.77. Quantrill’s WHIP for the season is 1.33. Looking back at his last outing, Quantrill finished with a no-decision against the Brewers, giving up two earned runs in five innings of work. He has finished with a no-decision in three of his last four outings. Opponents are batting .241 this season off Quantrill, and he has allowed a total of 12 home runs.

Rockies Offense Breakdown

So far this season, the Rockies offense is averaging 4.1 runs per game, which is 22nd in the league. They have been a better offensive team at home, averaging 4.6 runs per game. As a team, they are batting .243, which is 13th in the league, and are also near the top of the league in terms of batting average on balls in play. However, they have been one of the worst teams in terms of striking out and are 19th in the league in home runs.

Ryan McMahon has been one of the Rockies’ top hitters this season, leading the team with 14 home runs and 45 RBIs, while batting .274. He has also gone 8/19 in his last five games. Ezequiel Tovar has 12 homers this season and is batting .263. Over his last four games, Brenton Doyle is 5/12 with a home run and four RBIs.

At home, the Reds have a 21-26 record and are looking to break a three-series losing streak. Their overall series record is 9-17-3, and they are 43-48 for the season, trailing the Brewers by 10 games in the NL Central.

On the run line, the Reds have been better as underdogs with a 32-20 record, compared to 17-22 as favorites. Their games have averaged 8.3 runs this season, with an over/under record of 38-49. The under has hit in their last three games, and the O/U line for today’s game is set at 8.5 runs.

Nick Lodolo Gets The Start For The Reds

Cincinnati is sending Nick Lodolo to the mound today vs. the Rockies, and he comes into the game with a record of 8-3 and an ERA of 2.96. Lodolo has made 12 starts this year, and opponents are batting .207 off the left-hander. In his 12 appearances, Lodolo has turned in six quality starts. The last time he pitched, Lodolo took the loss, going 4 2/3 innings vs. the Red Sox and giving up three earned runs. Before that outing, he had won three straight starts. So far, he has been much better on the road, with an ERA of 2.31 compared to 3.71 at home.

Reds Offense Breakdown

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Heading into today’s game, the Reds are averaging 4.3 runs per game, which is 17th in the MLB. This is also right around their season average for runs on the road. As a team, they are batting just .226, which is 20th in the league, and are also among the league leaders in strikeouts. One area they have been good in is drawing walks, as they are 12th in the league in that category.

Elly De La Cruz and Spencer Steer have been the Reds’ top power threats this season, with 15 and 13 home runs, respectively. De La Cruz is batting .251 for the season, and Steer comes in at .241. Jeimer Candelario is also near the top of the Reds’ home run leaderboard, as he has 14 homers this season. Candelario is also on a five-game hitting streak and has gone 7/28 in his last seven games.

Rockies vs Reds Prediction

Our prediction for this Rockies vs. Reds matchup is to take the over, with the line sitting at 8.5 runs. Our predicted final score is 5-4 in favor of the Reds, giving us some wiggle room on the over/under line.

If you’re looking for a money line pick, we would recommend sticking with the Reds, as they are predicted to come out on top. However, at -176, we see more value in taking the over, as the payout is sitting at -122.

All odds are courtesy of Action247 Sportsbook. Good luck!!

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