MLB Matchups  >>  Chi Cubs Cubs vs. Colorado Rockies Preview 07/20/2013

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The fans at Coors Field will be treated to a game between the Chicago Cubs and the Colorado Rockies when they take their seats on Saturday.

Carlos Villanueva will be the starting pitcher for the Cubs on this day. Righthander Villanueva is 1-4 this season with a 3.73 ERA.

The Rockies will counter Villanueva with Juan Nicasio. Righthander Nicasio has a 4.89 ERA to go along with a 5-4 record this season.

Oddsmakers currently have the Rockies listed as 154-moneyline favorites versus the Cubs, while the game's total is sitting at 10.
The Cubs were a 3-1 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Rockies. That made winners of bettors who got Chicago at +134 on the moneyline, while the total score (4) was good news for UNDER bettors.

TEAM RECORDS:
Chicago: 43-51 SU
Colorado: 46-51 SU
CHICAGO MOST RECENTLY:
When playing on Saturday are 1-9
Before playing Colorado are 3-7
After playing Colorado are 2-8
After a win are 4-6

COLORADO MOST RECENTLY:
When playing on Saturday are 3-7
Before playing Chi Cubs are 8-2
After playing Chi Cubs are 6-4
After a loss are 6-4


A FEW TRENDS TO CONSIDER:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chi Cubs's last 5 games when playing Colorado
The total has gone OVER in 10 of Chi Cubs's last 13 games when playing on the road against Colorado
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Chi Cubs's last 11 games on the road
Chi Cubs are 5-2 SU in their last 7 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Colorado's last 5 games
Colorado is 10-2 SU in their last 12 games when playing at home against Chi Cubs
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Colorado's last 5 games when playing Chi Cubs
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Colorado's last 9 games at home

NEXT UP:
Colorado home to Chi Cubs, Sunday, July 21