Houston Astros vs Colorado Rockies MLB Betting Prediction

MLB Houston Astros vs Colorado Rockies Prediction 4/27/2024

The Houston Astros (7-19) travel to face off against the Colorado Rockies (7-19) on Saturday, April 27th. This game will be played at Estadio Alfredo Harp Helu in Mexico City and televised on None. The Rockies are coming off a win in their previous game, while the Astros are looking to get back on track from a loss to the Cubs. First pitch is set for 6:05 ET.

Astros vs Rockies

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Houston closed out their series vs. the Cubs with a 3-1 loss on the road. Heading into the game, the Astros were the heavy favorite at -149. Things started off well for the Astros, as they got on the board with a run in the 1st inning but couldn’t hold the lead. The Cubs scored three runs in the 6th to pick up the win.

Justin Verlander was on the hill for the Astros and took the loss. He only lasted 4 1/3 innings, giving up three earned runs. The Astros’ offense scored their only run in thejson 1st, with Alex Bregman going 2/4 with a run scored.

Houston’s overall record is 7-19 heading into today’s road matchup vs. the Rockies. The Astros lost the final game of their series vs. the Nationals and have dropped four straight to the Cubs. So far, they are 4-3 against other AL West teams and trail the Mariners by seven games in the division.

At home, the Astros are just 4-9 this season while going 3-10 on the road. So far, they have really struggled in day games, going 2-8. This year, the Astros are just 5-16 as the favorite but have gone 2-3 as the underdog. Houston’s overall series record is 2-5-1, and they have lost three straight series.

The Astros have been a poor bet on the run line this season, going just 8-18. They are 3-10 on the run line on the road, where they have a scoring margin of -3.0 runs per game. They have lost their last five run line bets on the road and have been favored in 21 of their 26 games.

It’s been a low-scoring season for the Houston Astros, who have seen the under hit in five straight games. Their games have averaged just 9.2 runs per game, and their over/under record is 8-16 on the year. Their games have had an average over/under line of 9 runs, and they’ve yet to have an over/under line set at 17 runs this season. In games with over/under lines under 17 runs, the under has hit in all 26 games. Their most recent game saw just four runs scored against the Cubs, going under the 7.5-run total.

Ronel Blanco Gets The Start For The Astros

Ronel Blanco is getting the start for the Astros today as they take on the Rockies. Blanco has been solid in his first two starts of the season, picking up a win in his first outing vs. the Rangers and then going six innings and giving up just two earned runs in his last start against the Nationals.

Astros Offense Breakdown

Jose Altuve comes into the game as the Astros’ top hitter this season, batting .346 with a team-high six home runs. However, he has gone just 6/27 in his last six games. Kyle Tucker has also been a solid power threat for the Astros, as he is batting .283 with five homers. Tucker is also 9th in the league with 17 RBIs. He is currently on a three-game hitting streak and went 8/22 in his last six games.

As a team, the Astros are batting .260, which is the 4th best mark in the league. They are averaging 3.9 runs per game, which is 20th in the league. Houston is one of the best home run hitting teams in the league and have the fewest strikeouts in the league. Overall, they have the top on-base percentage in the league.

The Rockies’s offense was hot right out of the gates in their most recent game vs. the Padres, closing out their series with a 10-9 win. After allowing three runs to the Padres in the top of the 1st, the Rockies responded with a run of their own and added another three runs in the 3rd. Colorado went on to close out the 3rd inning with a total of six runs.

Starting for the Rockies was Dakota Hudson, who picked up the win but only lasted 3 1/3 innings, giving up six earned runs. Hunter Goodman had a big game at the plate, going 1/4 with a homer and three RBIs.

Colorado will be hosting the Astros today with an overall record of 7-19, and they are 9.0 games behind the Dodgers in the NL West. So far, they have gone just 4-7 in divisional matchups. The Rockies took the final game of their series vs. the Padres, and they are still looking for their first series win of the year (0-7-1).

At home, the Rockies are 5-8 compared to 2-11 on the road. So far, they have yet to win a series at home or on the road. As the underdog, the Rockies have gone 7-19 this season, and they have yet to play a game as the favorite.

The Rockies are 12-14 vs. the run line this season, including a 7-6 mark at home. They have been outscored by an average of 2.2 runs per game overall, with a -3.1 scoring margin on the road and a -1.2 margin at home. They are 5-8 vs. the run line on the road and 12-14 as the underdog.

Colorado’s over/under record is 13-13 on the season, and the average over/under line in their games has been 10 runs. The Rockies’ games have averaged 9.8 runs per game this season. Their over/under record when the line is set at 17 runs is 0-0, and none of their games have had a line set that high this season.

Cal Quantrill Gets The Start For The Rockies

Cal Quantrill has started the season with a pair of no-decisions, but he has been solid in both outings. His last time out, he went 6 innings and struck out 4 while giving up 3 hits and 0 earned runs. He has yet to allow a home run this season, and he’ll be facing the Houston Astros at home today.

Rockies Offense Breakdown

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Heading into today’s game, the Rockies offense is averaging 3.8 runs per game, which is 23rd in the league. They have been a better team at home this season, averaging 4.2 runs per game. As a team, they are batting .246, which is 9th in the league. Colorado’s offense has been led by Ryan McMahon, who is hitting .306 for the season and has gone deep eight times, which is 2nd on the team and 8th in the league.

McMahon has gone deep in three straight games, and Elias Diaz also comes into the game on a three-game hitting streak. Over his last eight games, Diaz is 8/28 with one home run and seven RBIs. Brenton Doyle has been hot of late, hitting .423 over his last seven games, and is batting .330 for the season.


Astros vs Rockies Prediction


We see a lot of value in taking the Rockies at home with a money line payout of +179. Our predicted final score is 6-5 in favor of the Rockies. Looking at the starting pitchers, we have Cal Quantrill finishing with four strikeouts, and Ronel Blanco with five.

If you’re looking for a player prop bet, you could look at Blanco’s strikeout total. However, we are not as high on Quantrill, as he is projected to finish with just four K’s.

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