Rockies vs Cubs Prediction MLB Picks Today 9/12

Rockies vs Cubs Prediction MLB Picks Today 9/12

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Cubs vs. Rockies: MLB Predictions, Picks, and Expert Analysis

Get ready for an exciting showdown as the Chicago Cubs face off against the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field. In this in-depth MLB preview, we'll provide expert analysis and explain why the Cubs are favored to win this game despite their opponent's challenges.

 

Game Information:

Chicago Cubs:

The Chicago Cubs have had a solid season with a record of 77-67. On the road, they have managed a respectable 36-33 record, showcasing their ability to perform away from home.

Situated in the competitive National League Central, the Cubs are determined to secure a victory in this matchup.

Batting Leaders:

Cody Bellinger has been a standout for the Cubs, boasting 25 home runs and 89 RBIs. His power and ability to drive in runs make him a key player.

Pitching Overview:

Javier Assad, with a record of 3-3 and an impressive 2.83 ERA, is expected to deliver a strong performance on the mound for the Cubs. His consistency has been a valuable asset.

 

Colorado Rockies:

The Colorado Rockies have faced challenges this season, with a record of 51-91. Playing at home, where they have a 29-38 record, presents difficulties for the team.

Batting Strengths:

Ryan McMahon has been a key contributor to the Rockies' offense with 22 home runs and 69 RBIs. His power at the plate can make a difference in games.

Pitching Challenges:

Chris Flexen, the Rockies' starting pitcher, has had a tough season with a 1-7 record and a 7.36 ERA. The Cubs' lineup will look to capitalize on this matchup.

 

Prediction

When evaluating this matchup, the Cubs have a clear advantage in both batting and pitching. Cody Bellinger's ability to deliver home runs and RBIs, combined with Javier Assad's solid pitching, positions the Cubs as the favorites.

Chris Flexen's struggles this season, with a high ERA, indicate that the Cubs' batters will have opportunities to score runs. This sets the stage for a Cubs victory.

Considering the Cubs' overall strengths and their opponent's challenges, it's likely that the Cubs will secure a win in this game.

 

Pick: Chicago Cubs to Win

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