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    Seiya Suzuki is just two hits away from his 100th of the season as his Chicago Cubs (61-82) ready for a matchup against the Colorado Rockies (62-81) on Friday at 2:20 PM ET. The Cubs are favored (-135) over the Rockies (+115). Marcus Stroman takes the mound first for Chicago, and German Marquez is Colorado’s choice to start.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Cubs vs. Rockies

    • Game Day: Friday, September 16, 2022
    • Game Time: 2:20 PM ET
    • Location: Chicago, Illinois
    • Stadium: Wrigley Field
    Cubs vs Rockies Betting Information
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    Cubs -135

    Cubs Stats & Trends

    Cubs Batting

    • The Cubs average 1.0 home run per game to rank 18th in MLB action with 144 total home runs .
    • The Cubs are 17th in the majors with a .241 batting average.
    • The Cubs rank 18th in the league with a .312 on-base percentage.
    • The Cubs strike out 8.9 times per game, the No. 25 average in the league.
    • The Cubs average 0.9 homers per game when playing at home this season (68 total in home contests).
    • The Cubs are slugging .396 with 2.7 extra-base hits per game in home contests.
    • The club is batting .251 with 596 hits (8.3 per game) at home this season.

    Cubs Key Batters

    • Ian Happ has an OPS of .801, fueled by an OBP of .345 and a team-best slugging percentage of .456 this season.
    • Among all qualifying hitters in MLB, Happ is 40th in batting average, 41st in on-base percentage, and 42nd in slugging.
    • Nico Hoerner is hitting .291 with 21 doubles, five triples, nine home runs and 26 walks.
    • Among all qualifying hitters, Hoerner is 19th in batting average, 55th in on-base percentage and 72nd in slugging percentage.
    • Hoerner has picked up at least one hit in six straight games. In his last 10 outings he is batting .314 with three doubles, two triples, a home run, a walk and four RBI.
    • Suzuki has collected 98 base hits, an OBP of .336 and a slugging percentage of .433 this season.
    • Suzuki takes a four-game hitting streak into this game. In his last five games he is batting .263 with a home run, a walk and an RBI.
    • Patrick Wisdom has 22 home runs, 59 RBI and a batting average of .210 this season.

    Rockies Stats & Trends

    Rockies Batting

    • The Rockies have hit 132 homers this season, which ranks 22nd in the league.
    • The Rockies’ .258 batting average is among the best in baseball, ranking fifth in MLB.
    • The Rockies are among the best in the league at getting on base, ranking seventh with an OBP of .319.
    • The Rockies have shown patience at the plate this season with the eighth-best rate of strikeouts per game (8.0) among MLB offenses.
    • They have averaged 0.6 home runs per game in their 69 road contests this season.
    • In 69 road games this season, they’re slugging .336 with 162 hits going for extra bases.
    • In away games this season, they’re batting .229 with 7.8 base hits per contest.

    Rockies Key Batters

    • C.J. Cron has put up a team-high slugging percentage (.485) and paces the Rockies in hits (139).
    • Including all qualified hitters, Cron ranks 59th in batting average, while his on-base percentage ranks 84th and he is 20th in slugging.
    • Brendan Rodgers is batting .263 with 29 doubles, three triples, 11 home runs and 42 walks.
    • Including all qualifying hitters, Rodgers’ batting average places him 61st, his on-base percentage ranks 84th, and he is 91st in slugging.
    • Charlie Blackmon has 20 doubles, four triples, 16 home runs and 29 walks while hitting .258.
    • Ryan McMahon is batting .248 with 21 doubles, three triples, 16 home runs and 56 walks.

    Cubs vs. Rockies Probable Pitchers

    Stroman Márquez
    21 GS 27
    3-7 W-L 8-10
    3.91 ERA 5.25
    112.2 IP 157.2
    30 BB 56
    94 SO 126

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