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    Oddsmakers don’t expect the Colorado Rockies (56-98), at -257 on the moneyline, to break their six-game losing streak when they square off against the Chicago Cubs (81-74), at -257, on Sunday at 2:20 PM ET. Chicago’s Jordan Wicks starts against Colorado’s Ty Blach.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Cubs vs. Rockies

    • Game Day: Sunday, September 24, 2023
    • Game Time: 2:20 PM ET
    • Location: Chicago, Illinois
    • Stadium: Wrigley Field
    Cubs vs Rockies Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Cubs -257 8.5

    How Do I Watch the Cubs vs. the Rockies?

    • TV Channel: MARQ

    Cubs Stats & Trends

    Cubs Batting

    • The Cubs are 14th in MLB play with 188 home runs. They average 1.2 per game.
    • Chicago’s .255 batting average is 10th-best in MLB.
    • The Cubs’ .330 on-base percentage is fifth-best in MLB.
    • Chicago’s 8.6 strikeouts per game rank 14th in MLB.
    • The Cubs average 1.3 homers per game when playing at home this season (103 total in home contests).
    • Chicago has a .434 slugging percentage and is averaging 3.0 extra-base hits per game at home.
    • The team averages 8.7 hits per game and is batting .260 at home this season.

    Cubs Key Batters

    • Cody Bellinger has 146 hits, which leads Chicago hitters this season, while batting .307 with 55 extra-base hits. He has an on-base percentage of .355 and a slugging percentage of .535.
    • Among qualified batters in the majors, he ranks sixth in batting average, 31st in on-base percentage, and ninth in slugging.
    • Nico Hoerner has an OPS of .743, fueled by an OBP of .351 and a team-best slugging percentage of .392 this season. He’s batting .288.
    • Among all qualified hitters, he is 12th in batting average, 34th in on-base percentage and 108th in slugging percentage.
    • Ian Happ leads Chicago in OBP (.363) this season, fueled by 137 hits.
    • Seiya Suzuki has been key for Chicago with 138 hits, an OBP of .351 plus a slugging percentage of .480.
    • Suzuki has hit safely in two games in a row. In his last five games he is batting .400 with a double, two home runs, two walks and five RBI.

    Rockies Stats & Trends

    Rockies Batting

    • The Rockies’ 146 home runs rank 28th in MLB this season.
    • Colorado ranks 16th in MLB with a .248 team batting average.
    • The Rockies have an on-base percentage of .311 this season, which ranks 25th in the league.
    • Colorado ranks 27th in strikeouts per game (9.5) among MLB offenses.
    • They’ve hit 68 homers, an average of 0.9 per game, in 80 road contests this season.
    • Colorado is slugging .359 in 80 road games this season.
    • In 80 road games this season, they have a batting average of .229 while averaging 7.7 base hits per contest.

    Rockies Key Batters

    • Ryan McMahon has accumulated an on-base percentage of .330 and has 132 hits, both team-high numbers for the Rockies. He’s batting .245 and slugging .441.
    • Including all the qualifying hitters in the big leagues, his batting average is 103rd, his on-base percentage is 62nd, and he is 69th in slugging.
    • Ezequiel Tovar’s .421 slugging percentage paces his team. He has a batting average of .260 with an on-base percentage of .295.
    • He is 78th in batting average, 125th in on-base percentage and 88th in slugging percentage in MLB.
    • Elias Diaz is hitting .271 with 24 doubles, a triple, 14 home runs and 32 walks.
    • Nolan Jones has 21 doubles, four triples, 17 home runs and 48 walks while batting .282.

    Cubs vs. Rockies Probable Pitchers

    Jordan Wicks (CHC) Pitcher Ty Blach (COL)
    3 – 1 W/L 3 – 2
    27 IP 67.2
    2.67 ERA 5.32
    1.185 WHIP 1.626
    6.7 K/9 5.5
    3.0 BB/9 2.5

    Cubs vs. Rockies Injury Updates

    • Cubs: Jeimer Candelario: 10 Day IL (Back), Nick Madrigal: 10 Day IL (Hamstring), Michael Fulmer: 15 Day IL (Forearm), Adbert Alzolay: 15 Day IL (Forearm), Brad Boxberger: 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)
    • Rockies: Kyle Freeland: 15 Day IL (Oblique), Peter Lambert: 15 Day IL (Biceps), Austin Gomber: 60 Day IL (Back), German Márquez: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Antonio Senzatela: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Ryan Rolison: 60 Day IL (Undisclosed), Lucas Gilbreath: 60 Day IL (Elbow)

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