|MLB Reds vs. Rockies Picks & Predictions for August 14, 2014|
|Written by ATSSportsline.com|
|Thursday, 14 August 2014 12:45|
Reds vs. Rockies Free Pick
ODDS: According to oddsmakers from online sports book BetDSI, the Rockies are -118 money line favorites over the visiting Reds, who are +109 money line underdogs. The total for tonight’s game is currently sitting at 9.5 runs.
LINE MOVEMENT: The Rockies opened as -117 money line favorites but their odds have climbed slightly to -118, while the Reds’ odds have gone from +108 up to +109. The total, meanwhile, opened at 9.5 and that’s where the total currently sits at most online and Vegas sports book.
PITCHING MATCHUP: The Reds will start Alfredo Simon, who is 12-7 with a 3.08 ERA, versus the Rockies’ Jorge De La Rosa, who is 11-8 with a 4.34 ERA. Cincinnati is 60-60 on the road this year and 28-31 on the road, while Colorado is 46-74 overall and 28-30 at home.
MLB FREE PICK: Take Colorado. According to latest MLB trends, the Reds are just 8-20 in their last 28 meetings in Colorado. The Reds are also 1-4 in their last five games overall, 2-9 in their last 11 games as a road underdog and 1-5 in their last six games versus NL West opponents. On the other side, the Rockies are 44-8 in De La Rosa’s last 52 home starts, 47-13 in his last 60 starts as a favorite and 11-5 in his last 16 starts coming off four days of rest. Look for the Rockies to rally tonight after losing Troy Tulowitzki and Carlos Gonzalez to season-ending injuries.
MLB FREE PICK: COLORADO ROCKIES -118