Rockies vs. Cubs MLB Prediction

Rockies vs. Cubs, 8/23/21 MLB Betting Predictions & DFS Notes

The Rockies and Cubs will open a new series on Monday night at Wrigley Field when Antonio Senzatela opposes Kyle Hendricks in the pitching matchup. Are the Cubs a poor play as a home favorite?

Game Snapshot

903 Colorado Rockies (+110) at 904 Chicago Cubs (-130); o/u 9

8:05 p.m. ET, Monday, August 23, 2021

Wrigley Field, Chicago, IL

Colorado Rockies DFS SPIN

Ryan McMahon went 2-for-3 with a double, two RBI, and a walk against the Diamondbacks on Sunday. McMahon drove in two of the three runs the Rockies would score on Sunday against the Diamondbacks, starting with a double in the first inning off of Taylor Widener to plate Connor Joe. McMahon drove in the second run for Colorado with a single in the eighth. The 26-year-old infielder is hitting .267/.338/.460 with 18 homers, 63 RBI, and four steals across 459 plate appearances.

Chicago Cubs DFS Spin

Matt Duffy went 1-for-4 with an RBI against the Royals on Sunday. Duffy drove in the only run of the game for the Cubs on Sunday. After Ian Happ doubled to lead off the fourth inning, Duffy singled off of Carlos Hernandez to bring Happ in to score. The 30-year-old infielder has picked it up with consistent playing time of late, hitting .262 on the year with one homer and four steals over 193 plate appearances.

Rockies vs. Cubs Betting Prediction

The Rockies are 5-2 in their last seven games versus the Cubs, are 5-1 in their last six games overall and are 4-1 in their last five games as an underdog. The Cubs, meanwhile, are 0-7 in their last seven games during the first game of a series, are 0-7 in their last seven games versus a team with a losing record and are 1-4 in their last five home games when playing an opponent with a losing record.

MLB BETTING PREDICTION: COLORADO ROCKIES +110

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