Rockies vs Cubs Prediction, Odds & Player Prop Bets Today – MLB, Sep 16

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  • The Cubs (61-82) are -125 favorites vs the Rockies (62-81)
  • Rockies starting pitcher: Germán Márquez (8-10), 5.25 ERA
  • Cubs starting pitcher: Marcus Stroman (3-7), 3.91 ERA
  • Watch the game on MLB Network

The Colorado Rockies (+105) visit Wrigley Field to take on the Chicago Cubs (-125) on Friday, September 16, 2022. First pitch is scheduled for 2:20pm EDT in Chicago.

The Cubs are betting favorites in this MLB matchup, with the run line sitting at -1.5 (+155).

The Rockies vs Cubs Over/Under is 9 total runs for the game.

So far this season, the Rockies are against the spread (ATS), while the Cubs are ATS.

Rockies vs. Cubs Odds, Run Line, Over/Under & Moneyline

SpreadOver / UnderMoneyline
Rockies+1.5 -190O 9 -120+105
Cubs -1.5 +155U 9 +100-125

Rockies vs Cubs Prediction for Today’s Game

Based on recent trends the model predicts the will win Friday‘s matchup with confidence.

This prediction factors in starting pitchers, recent team and player hitting performances, the last 5 games for both the Rockies and Cubs and up-to-date player injuries.


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Best Rockies Player Prop Bets Today

We’ve highlighted some favorite MLB player prop bets for Rockies players for Friday‘s game, looking at profitable historical betting trends:

  • German Marquez has hit the Pitching Outs Over in 18 of his last 22 games (+13.35 Units / 47% ROI)
  • Yonathan Daza has hit the Hits Over in 13 of his last 16 games (+12.45 Units / 51% ROI)
  • Elehuris Montero has hit the Total Bases Over in 20 of his last 27 games (+12.35 Units / 36% ROI)
  • Yonathan Daza has hit the Total Bases Over in 16 of his last 22 games (+11.20 Units / 38% ROI)
  • Brendan Rodgers has hit the Singles Under in 11 of his last 12 away games (+10.95 Units / 84% ROI)

Best Cubs Player Prop Best Bets Today

And here are some favorite MLB player prop bets for Cubs players for Friday‘s game, looking at profitable historical betting trends:

  • Rafael Ortega has hit the Hits Under in 16 of his last 22 games at home (+17.05 Units / 67% ROI)
  • Seiya Suzuki has hit the Hits Over in 23 of his last 28 games (+14.60 Units / 25% ROI)
  • Rafael Ortega has hit the Total Bases Under in 18 of his last 22 games at home (+11.80 Units / 32% ROI)
  • Ian Happ has hit the Total Bases Over in 30 of his last 47 games at home (+11.45 Units / 17% ROI)
  • Rafael Ortega has hit the Runs Under in 18 of his last 23 games at home (+11.10 Units / 33% ROI)

Cubs vs Rockies Home Run Prop Bets Today

Over Under
David Bote 0.5 +400 0.5 -750
Franmil Reyes 0.5 +300 0.5 -500
Ian Happ 0.5 +425 0.5 -800
Michael Hermosillo 0.5 +525 0.5 -1200
Yan Gomes 0.5 +475 0.5 -1000

Cubs vs Rockies Total Hits Prop Bets Today

Over Under
David Bote 0.5 -185 0.5 +125
Franmil Reyes 0.5 -200 0.5 +140
Ian Happ 0.5 -250 0.5 +160
Michael Hermosillo 0.5 -125 0.5 -115
Yan Gomes 0.5 -250 0.5 +170

Cubs vs Rockies RBI Prop Bets Today

Over Under
David Bote 0.5 +180 0.5 -275
Franmil Reyes 0.5 +140 0.5 -200
Ian Happ 0.5 +190 0.5 -275
Michael Hermosillo 0.5 +250 0.5 -400
Yan Gomes 0.5 +145 0.5 -200

Cubs vs Rockies Strikeout Prop Bets Today

Over Under
Marcus Stroman 4.5 -110 4.5 -130
German Marquez 5.5 -125 5.5 -115
  • The Colorado Rockies have hit the 1st Five Innings (F5) Total Under in 13 of their last 18 away games (+8.90 Units / 46% ROI)
  • The Colorado Rockies have hit the Moneyline in 5 of their last 7 games (+5.15 Units / 71% ROI)
  • The Colorado Rockies have covered the Run Line in 5 of their last 7 games (+3.30 Units / 41% ROI)
  • The Colorado Rockies have hit the Game Total Over in 6 of their last 10 games (+1.55 Units / 14% ROI)
  • The Colorado Rockies have hit the 1st Five Innings (F5) Moneyline in 3 of their last 8 away games (+0.40 Units / 5% ROI)
  • The Chicago Cubs have hit the 1st Five Innings (F5) Total Under in 40 of their last 66 games (+15.85 Units / 22% ROI)
  • The Chicago Cubs have covered the 1st Five Innings (F5) Run Line in 19 of their last 29 games (+9.90 Units / 31% ROI)
  • The Chicago Cubs have hit the Moneyline in 4 of their last 6 games (+6.85 Units / 110% ROI)
  • The Chicago Cubs have hit the 1st Five Innings (F5) Moneyline in 5 of their last 7 games (+6.40 Units / 85% ROI)
  • The Chicago Cubs have hit the Game Total Under in 6 of their last 7 games (+4.85 Units / 64% ROI)

Rockies Against the Spread (ATS) Record

Against the spread this MLB season, the Rockies have gone against the Run Line ( Units / ROI).

  • away moneyline record when betting on the Moneyline for ML units Units / ML ROI ROI
  • away total over record when betting on the total runs Over for over units Units / over ROI ROI
  • away total under record when betting on the total runs Under for under units Units / under ROI ROI

Cubs Against the Spread (ATS) Record

Against the spread this MLB season, the Rockies have gone against the Run Line ( Units / ROI).

  • home moneyline record when betting on the Moneyline for ML units Units / ML ROI ROI
  • home total over record when betting on the total runs Over for over units Units / over ROI ROI
  • home total under record when betting on the total runs Under for under units Units / under ROI ROI

German Marquez has allowed an OPS of .803 (678 PA’s) this season — 4th highest among qualified SPs in MLB; League Avg: .677 — seventh Percentile.

German Marquez has allowed a slugging percentage of .475 (291 Total Bases / 613 ABs) this season — 3rd highest among qualified SPs in MLB; League Avg: .383 — fifth Percentile.

German Marquez has an ERA of 5.25 (157.2 IP)this season — 2nd highest among qualified SPs in MLB; League Avg: 3.47 — third Percentile.

German Marquez has allowed a slugging percentage of 1.000 (20 Total Bases / 20 ABs) vs left-handed batters this month (2 games) — tied for highest in MLB among starting pitchers with at least 6 total IP; League Avg: .383 — second Percentile.

Marcus Stroman: Cubs Starting Pitcher Stats & Trends

Marcus Stroman has thrown his curveball 37% of the time (809/2,194) against right-handed batters since the start of last season — 4th highest in MLB among starting pitchers with at least 151 total CB; League Avg: 15% — 97th Percentile.

Marcus Stroman has located his fastballs down 45% of the time (911/2,009) since the start of last season — 9th highest in MLB among starting pitchers with at least 151 total IP; League Avg: 29% — 94th Percentile.

Opponents have a line drive rate of 37% (25/68) against Marcus Stroman when going through the lineup the third time in a game this season — 3rd highest in MLB among starting pitchers with at least 70 total IP; League Avg: 25% — second Percentile.

Marcus Stroman has thrown his curveball 37% of the time (809/2,194) against right-handed batters since the start of 2020 — 3rd highest in MLB among starting pitchers with at least 181 total CB; League Avg: 15% — 98th Percentile.

Rockies Keys to the Game vs. the Cubs

The Rockies are just 22-47 (.319) on the road this season — lowest in MLB; League Avg: .474.

The Rockies are just 13-32 (.289) when tied entering the 8th inning since the 2020 season — 2nd lowest in MLB; League Avg: .500.

The Rockies are just 9-15 (.375) when tied entering the 7th inning this season — tied for 4th lowest in MLB; League Avg: .500.

The Rockies are just 6-16 (.273) when tied entering the 8th inning this season — 2nd lowest in MLB; League Avg: .500.

Cubs Keys to the Game vs. the Rockies

The Cubs are just 4-65 (.058) when trailing entering the 8th inning this season — 8th lowest in MLB; League Avg: .085.

The Cubs are just 10-14 (.417) when tied entering the 7th inning this season — 9th lowest in MLB; League Avg: .500.

The Cubs are just 30-42 (.417) at home this season — 7th lowest in MLB; League Avg: .526.

The Cubs are just 48-6 (.889) when leading entering the 8th inning this season — 8th lowest in MLB; League Avg: .915.

The Rockies are batting .282 at home since the start of last season — best in MLB; League Avg: .247.

The Rockies are batting .284 at home this season — best in MLB; League Avg: .245.

The Rockies have won just 44% of road games in which they have scored three or more runs in an inning this season — lowest in MLB; League Avg: 75%.

The Rockies have an average HR distance of 412.0 feet since the start of last season — best in MLB; League Avg: 399.4.

Cubs hitters have been successful in 100% of their bunt for hit attempts this season — tied for highest in MLB; League Avg: 53%.

The Cubs are batting .371 on the first pitch of at-bats this season — best in MLB; League Avg: .336.

Cubs hitters have an OPS of just .361 (84 PA’s) in lefty-lefty matchups this season — lowest in MLB; League Avg: .649.

Cubs hitters have grounded into 51 double plays in 364 opportunities (14%) in close and late situations since the start of last season — highest in MLB; League Avg: 9%.

The average home run distance against the Rockies pitchers since the start of last season is 407.9 feet — highest in MLB; League Avg: 399.4

Rockies pitchers have a strikeout rate of just 19% this season — lowest in MLB; League Avg: 22%.

Rockies pitchers have walked 231 of 2,665 batters (9%) when facing the leadoff batter in the inning since the start of last season — tied for 4th highest in MLB; League Avg: 8%.

Rockies pitchers have thrown at least two strikes in their first three pitches to 60% of opposing batters this season — lowest in MLB; League Avg: 64%.

Cubs pitchers have a strikeout rate of just 15% when going through the lineup the third time in a game since the start of last season — 2nd lowest in MLB; League Avg: 19%.

The Cubs pitchers have allowed their opponents to score first in just 43% of their games at home this season — 2nd lowest in MLB; League Avg: 54%.

Cubs pitchers have walked 1,079 of 11,681 batters (9%) since the start of last season — 5th highest in MLB; League Avg: 8%.

The Cubs pitchers have allowed their opponents to score first in just 44% of their games since the start of last season — tied for 3rd lowest in MLB; League Avg: 50%.

Cubs vs. Rockies Injuries Tonight That May Affect Prop Bets 

  • Nicholas Hoerner (Cubs): Triceps, Day-to-Day
  • Kyle Hendricks (Cubs): Shoulder, D60
  • Nicklaus Madrigal (Cubs): Groin, D10
  • Bradley Wieck (Cubs): Elbow, D60
  • Codi Heuer (Cubs): Elbow, D60
  • Seiya Suzuki (Cubs): Hand, Day-to-Day
  • Steven Brault (Cubs): Shoulder, D15
  • Keegan Thompson (Cubs): Back, D15
  • Willson Contreras (Cubs): Foot, D10
  • Rafael Ortega (Cubs): Finger, D60
  • Justin Steele (Cubs): Undisclosed, D15
  • Adbert Alzolay (Cubs): Shoulder, D60
  • Alec Mills (Cubs): Back, D60
  • Ethan Roberts (Cubs): Shoulder, D60
  • Jason Heyward (Cubs): Knee, D60
  • Antonio Senzatela (Rockies): ACL, D15
  • Scott Oberg (Rockies): Arm, D60
  • José Iglesias (Rockies): Hand, D10
  • Kristopher Bryant (Rockies): Foot, D10
  • Lucas Gilbreath (Rockies): Elbow, D15
  • Tyler Kinley (Rockies): Elbow, D60
  • Helcris Olivarez (Rockies): Shoulder, D60
  • Yonathan Daza (Rockies): Shoulder, Day-to-Day
  • Ryan Rolison (Rockies): Shoulder, D60

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