At 7:40 PM ET, the Chicago Cubs will host the Colorado Rockies at Wrigley Field in Chicago, IL. The Cubs are the favorites in this matchup with a money line of -206 compared to the Rockies at +169.

With a pitching matchup of Kyle Freeland for the Rockies and Javier Assad for the Cubs, the over/under line is set at 7 runs. If you’re looking to watch, the game is available on MARQ.

COLORADO ROCKIES VS CHICAGO CUBS BETTING PICK

The Pick: OVER 7 Runs

This game will be played at Wrigley Field at 7:40 ET on Tuesday, April 2nd.

HOW TO BET THE ROCKIES VS CUBS:

  • We have the Cubs winning by a score of 6 to 5
  • However, if you’re looking for a run line pick, we like the Rockies to cover
  • As for an over/under pick, we have this game finishing with 11 runs and like the over

The Cubs and Rockies played the last game of their series, with the Cubs coming out on top by a score of 5-0. Chicago was a heavy favorite in the game, going off at -253 on the money line. Colorado went off at +202.

Shota Imanaga got the start for the Cubs and didn’t give up a run in his six innings of work. He finished with nine strikeouts. As for the Rockies, Dakota Hudson also didn’t give up a run, but he only went 5 1/3 innings. Chicago’s offense came alive late, scoring three runs in the 6th and two more in the 7th.

Despite not scoring a run, the Rockies only had three hits in the game. Cody Bellinger drove in two runs for the Cubs, while Christopher Morel went 2/3 with a run scored.

Rockies Records & Stats

Kyle Freeland will take the mound for the Colorado Rockies as they face the Chicago Cubs on the road. Freeland is making his second start of the season after a rough outing in his first start, where he gave up 10 runs in just 2 1/3 innings of work. The left-hander will look to bounce back and get his season on track against the Cubs.

When looking at the Rockies’ top player props for today, we see that Charlie Blackmon has the 14th highest hits projection in the league today. Kris Bryant is 15th in terms of home run projections across the league, but he does have the highest odds on the team to hit a home run. Nolan Jones also has a decent chance to hit a home run, as his odds are 15th best in the league today.

Cubs Records & Stats

Coming off a season in which he made 10 starts and 32 appearances, Javier Assad will be taking the mound for the Cubs against the Rockies. Last season, Assad went 5-3 with an ERA of 3.05 and a WHIP of 1.23. He made four quality starts and finished the season with a strikeout-to-walk ratio of 2.3. In terms of his numbers against the Rockies last season, Assad made two appearances and went 1-0 with an ERA of 5.4.

Looking at the Cubs’ player projections for today, Seiya Suzuki has the highest total hits projection on the team and is 11th in the league in terms of total hits projections. He also has the best odds to hit a home run on the team and is 8th in the league in terms of home run projections. Cody Bellinger has the 3rd highest total hits projection on the team and is 24th in the league in terms of total hits projections. His home run projection is 13th in the league. Nico Hoerner is 2nd on the team in terms of total hits projections and 17th in the league. Christopher Morel has the 2nd best odds to hit a home run on the team and is 13th in the league in terms of home run projections.