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    The Colorado Rockies (51-92) bring a five-game losing streak into a contest against the Chicago Cubs (78-67) on Tuesday at 8:40 PM ET. The Cubs are favored (-184) to give the underdog Rockies (+155) another loss. Javier Assad gets the starting nod for Chicago, and Chris Flexen is Colorado’s pick to start.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Cubs vs. Rockies

    • Game Day: Tuesday, September 12, 2023
    • Game Time: 8:40 PM ET
    • Location: Denver, Colorado
    • Stadium: Coors Field
    Cubs vs Rockies Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Cubs -184 12.5

    How Do I Watch the Cubs vs. the Rockies?

    • TV Channel: SportsNet RM

    Cubs Stats & Trends

    Cubs Batting

    • The Cubs average 1.2 home runs per game to rank 14th in baseball with 174 total home runs.
    • Chicago’s .254 batting average ranks 12th in MLB.
    • The Cubs are ninth in baseball with a .328 on-base percentage.
    • Chicago strikes out 8.6 times per game, the No. 17 average in MLB.
    • The Cubs average 1.2 homers per game when playing on the road this season (81 total in road outings).
    • Chicago is slugging .410 with 3.1 extra-base hits per game in road contests.
    • The team averages 8.6 hits per game and is batting .249 on the road this season.

    Cubs Key Batters

    • Cody Bellinger leads Chicago in OBP (.360) and total hits (139) this season. He’s batting .317 batting average while slugging .550.
    • Among qualifying batters in baseball, his batting average ranks sixth, his on-base percentage ranks 26th, and he is eighth in slugging.
    • Bellinger will look for his fourth straight game with a hit in this matchup. During his last five outings he is hitting .250 with a double, a home run and three RBI.
    • Nico Hoerner has hit nine homers this season while driving in 62 runs. He’s batting .281 this season and slugging .390 with an on-base percentage of .340.
    • His batting average is 20th among qualified players, his on-base percentage 45th, and his slugging percentage 116th.
    • Hoerner takes a seven-game streak with at least one hit into this one. During his last 10 games he is batting .286 with two doubles and a walk.
    • Ian Happ is batting .240 with a .408 slugging percentage and 71 RBI this year.
    • Jeimer Candelario is batting .253 with a .338 OBP and 69 RBI for Chicago this season.

    Rockies Stats & Trends

    Rockies Batting

    • The Rockies’ 137 home runs rank 28th in MLB this season.
    • Colorado has a team batting average of .247 this season, which ranks 18th among MLB teams.
    • The Rockies have the 25th-ranked on-base percentage in MLB this season (.308).
    • Colorado ranks 28th in strikeouts per game (9.5) among MLB offenses.
    • They have averaged 1 home runs per game in their 68 home contests this season.
    • In 68 home games this season, it is slugging .439 with 238 hits going for extra bases.
    • In 68 home games this season, they have a batting average of .267 while averaging 9.1 base hits per contest.

    Rockies Key Batters

    • Ryan McMahon has accumulated 124 hits with a .326 on-base percentage, leading the Rockies in both categories. He’s batting .244 and slugging .442.
    • Including all the qualifying hitters in the big leagues, he is 108th in batting average, 80th in on-base percentage and 72nd in slugging percentage.
    • Ezequiel Tovar is slugging .409 to pace his team. He has a batting average of .250 with an on-base percentage of .285.
    • Including all qualifying hitters, he ranks 100th in batting average, 137th in on-base percentage and 102nd in slugging percentage.
    • Elias Diaz is hitting .268 with 23 doubles, a triple, 14 home runs and 30 walks.
    • Charlie Blackmon has 17 doubles, four triples, seven home runs and 35 walks while hitting .279.

    Cubs vs. Rockies Probable Pitchers

    Javier Assad (CHC) Pitcher Chris Flexen (COL)
    3 – 3 W/L 1 – 7
    92.1 IP 80.2
    2.83 ERA 7.36
    1.202 WHIP 1.736
    6.5 K/9 6.7
    3.3 BB/9 3.6

    Cubs vs. Rockies Injury Updates

    • Cubs: Marcus Stroman: 15 Day IL (Rib), Adbert Alzolay: 15 Day IL (Forearm), Brandon Hughes: 60 Day IL (Knee), Nick Burdi: 60 Day IL (Appendicitis), Ethan Roberts: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Codi Heuer: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Jeimer Candelario: day-to-day (Back)
    • Rockies: Daniel Bard: 15 Day IL (Forearm), Austin Gomber: 60 Day IL (Back), German Márquez: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Ryan Feltner: 60 Day IL (Skull), Antonio Senzatela: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Ryan Rolison: 60 Day IL (Undisclosed), Lucas Gilbreath: 60 Day IL (Elbow)

    Recent Scores and Betting Lines for the Cubs and Rockies (Last 10 Games)


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