The Rockies (44-67, 19-37 away) travel to take on the Brewers (60-53, 31-26 home) in game one of this National League matchup. Peter Lambert is getting the start for the Rockies while Freddy Peralta is starting for the Brewers. See who I like to pick up the win in today’s Colorado Rockies vs. Milwaukee Brewers showdown at American Family Field.


The Pick: Colorado Rockies +197

This game will be played at American Family Field at 8:10 ET on Monday, August 7th.


  • Over their last five games as the favorite, the Brewers are just 2-3 (straight-up).
  • So far this year, the Rockies lead the season series against the Brewers 3-0.
  • Peter Lambert has done a good job at avoiding the long-ball of late, having not given up a home-run in each of his past two starts.


111 games into the season, the Rockies have a record of 44-67, putting them 5th in the NL West. This mark includes an overall series 12-20-3. At home, they are 25-30 compared to 19-37 on the road.

Peter Lambert has made 18 appearances this season, with a .495 slugging percentage allowed and a WHIP of 1.41. His overall record stands at 2-2, with an ERA of 5.07 and 43 strikeouts, averaging 7.79 per nine innings. On the road, Lambert is 1-0 with an ERA of 2.69; at home his record is 1-2 with an ERA of 1.88.

Peter Lambert’s most recent outing saw him last 4 1/3 innings as the Rockies dropped a 8-5 decision to the Padres. The right-hander allowed four hits, resulting in four earned runs.

The Rockies’ offense comes into today’s game with a collective batting average of .253 and are averaging 4.3 runs per game for the season. Looking at their five most recent games, Colorado has gone deep two times, which is ranked 12th in that time. To date, the team’s OPS is .716 to go along with an on base percentage of .313.

Over the last ten games, Ryan McMahon has been the Rockies’ most prolific power hitter, leading the team with three home runs. His season-long total of 19 long balls puts him at the top of the leaderboard for Colorado. The infielder also boasts an impressive .261 batting average.


With an overall record of 60-53, the Brewers are 1st in the NL Central. When playing at home, they are 31-26 and 29-27. So far, Milwaukee has a record of 28-28 against below .500 teams and have played in 35 series, going 18-16-1.

The Brewers will turn to Freddy Peralta, who has a 7-8 record this season. Through 21 appearances, the starter has posted an ERA of 4.46 and a K/9 of 10.8. Additionally, his FIP stands at 4.23 and his OBP is .303.

Freddy Peralta earned his fifth win of the season in his most recent start against the Nationals, with a quality start to boot. The Brewers ultimately triumphed 6-4, as Peralta surrendered three runs and six hits over six innings.

Having gone deep 4 times in their last five games, the Brewers are 10th in that span. At 4.2 runs per game, Milwaukee is 21st in the league. This figure has come on a team batting average of .233 while hitting a total of 116 home runs (17th).

William Contreras has been a major contributor to the Brewers’ offensive production this season, leading the team in home runs over their last ten games with one and boasting an impressive 11 long balls on the year. The catcher also holds a solid .276 batting average.