Brewers vs Rockies Matchup

At 8:10 PM ET, the Brewers and Rockies face off in an NL matchup. This one is taking place at Coors Field in Denver, and the Brewers are the favorites on the money line (-143). The Rockies are +122 at the sportsbooks, and the over/under line is sitting at 10.5 runs.

Milwaukee is currently on a two-game winning streak and is 52-35 overall, while the Rockies have lost two straight and are 29-57. Cal Quantrill is starting for the Rockies, and the Brewers are going with Tobias Myers. In the NL Central, the Brewers are in first place, while the Rockies are fifth in the NL West.

Milwaukee vs. Colorado Matchup At A Glance

  • Teams: Brewers at Rockies
  • Where: Coors Field Denver
  • Date: Thursday, July 4th
  • Betting Odds MIL -143 | COL +122 O/U 10.5

Brewers vs Rockies Last Game Recap

It was all Milwaukee in the last game of this series, as the Brewers took down the Rockies by a score of 3-0. The Brewers offense only had one more hit than the Rockies and struck out six times, but still picked up a convincing win. Heading into the game, they were favored at -173 on the money line.

This game featured a starting pitching matchup between Colin Rea for the Brewers and Dakota Hudson for the Rockies. Rea went seven innings and didn't give up a run, picking up a win in the game. Hudson only went 4 2/3 innings and gave up three earned runs, taking the loss.

Milwaukee's two biggest hitters in the game were Christian Yelich and Brice Turang. Yelich went 2/3 with a home run, while Turang also had two hits and scored a run for the Brewers.

Brewers Preview

Milwaukee has a 52-35 record and leads the NL Central by seven games over the Cardinals. They have won two straight games and two straight series, and their average run margin in wins is 3.3 runs per game. Against the run line, the Brewers are 46-41, with a +0.9 run margin per game.

This season, the over/under record for Brewers games is 46-37, with an average of 8.7 runs per game. The O/U line for today's game is 10.5 runs, which is the highest total for a Brewers game this season. In games with a total of 10 runs or more, the under has hit in all three previous matchups.

Milwaukee is sending right-hander Tobias Myers to the mound today as he faces the Rockies on the road. Myers has made 11 starts this season and has a record of 5-2 with a 3.26 ERA. In his 12 appearances, he has turned in four quality starts and is coming off an outing in which he didn't allow a run. Myers went 6 1/3 innings in that start vs. the Angels, giving up just four hits. Opponents are batting .222 off Myers this season, and his WHIP is currently 1.16. So far, he has allowed a total of nine home runs.

William Contreras has been a great surprise for the Brewers this season, as he is batting .297 with 10 homers, which is 3rd on the team. Willy Adames has also been a solid power threat this season, with his 13 homers leading the team and being 14th in the league. However, he is batting just .236. Rhys Hoskins is another player who has hit for power but has struggled with his batting average, as he is hitting just .220.

Over his last 10 games, Christian Yelich has gone 16/40, including two homers. This has pushed his season average up to .289. Jackson Chourio is also swinging a hot bat right now, as he has gone 13/31 in his last nine games, including two homers.

Rockies Preview

Colorado has a 29-57 overall record and is in 5th place in the NL West, trailing the Dodgers by 23.5 games. The Rockies have lost four straight series and are currently losing to the Brewers 1-2 in their current series.

On the run line, the Rockies are 41-45 overall, with a 20-23 record on the road and 21-22 at home. Their games have averaged 10.1 runs per game this season, and their O/U record is 44-40.

Right-hander Cal Quantrill gets the start for the Rockies today as he faces the Brewers at home. He has made 17 starts this season and has a record of 6-6 with a 3.78 ERA. Looking at his overall numbers, Quantrill has a WHIP of 1.30 and has issued 3.21 walks per nine innings compared to 6.8 strikeouts. Quantrill has turned in 10 quality starts this year, and his last outing was a rough one, as he gave up five earned runs in 5 1/3 innings of work. Before that, he had gone three straight starts without giving up a homer.

Colorado's offense has been a bit better at home this season, averaging 4.7 runs per game, which is 9th in the league. Overall, they are 18th in scoring (4.2 runs per game) and have the league's 17th ranked home run total. As a team, the Rockies are batting .244, which is right around the league average.

Shortstop Ezequiel Tovar and 3rd baseman Ryan McMahon are the Rockies' top home run hitters this season, with 12 and 14 homers, respectively. McMahon's 43 RBIs are the best mark on the team, while Tovar has driven in 37 runs. Both players come into the game on good hitting streaks, with McMahon batting .367 over his last nine games and Brenton Doyle hitting .286 with four homers in this stretch.

Brewers vs. Rockies Prediction: Rockies ML +122

With the Rockies being the underdogs at +122, that is the way we recommend playing this one. We have the Rockies winning this game by a score of 6-5, giving us a little bit of wiggle room with the over/under line sitting at 10.5 runs.

Looking at the starting pitchers, our projections have Cal Quantrill finishing with five strikeouts for the Rockies. As for Tobias Myers, we have him finishing with six K's for the Brewers.

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