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Colorado Rockies vs Houston Astros 8/17/2020 Picks Predictions Previews

Colorado Rockies vs Houston Astros 8/17/2020 Picks Predictions Previews
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The Houston Astros will host the Colorado Rockies at Minute Maid Park in Houston, Texas on Monday, August 17, 2020 9:10 P.M, ET. A 4 game interleague series is underway as the Rockies and Astros prepare for their 1st game. The Astros are fresh off their series sweep against the Mariners, while the Rockies are looking to bounce back after losing to the Rangers 2-1 in their series. The Colorado Rockies are still high in the rankings in the 3rd spot in the National League with a 13-8 record, and are 2nd in the NL West Division.

The Rockies denied the Rangers of the sweep as they took game 3 at a score of 10-6. Colorado will look to start anew with their last win hoping it will keep the momentum going. They will face another Texas team in this series. The Rockies lost 5 of their last 7 games and 16 runs in their last 3. Trevor Story and Charlie Blackmon got 2 runs batted in each in this game, while Ryan Mcmahon gave the team a 3 run homer in the 2nd inning. J Charlie Blackmon continues to play strong for the Rockies with his 37 hits and 22 RBIs at .446 batting average. The Rockies are still kings of the bat for this season with a .280 batting average which is 1st in the league. Kyle Freeland will start for the Rockies in game 1.

Colorado Rockies vs Houston Astros Predictions 8/17/2020

Houston is having a good run at the moment, with a 4 game win streak. The Astros scored 16 total runs in their last 3 games, and were led by Kyle Tucker going 2 for 4 with a solo homer in the 9th. The game was tied in 8 innings of action, but Tucker made the run in the bottom of the 9th to give the Astros the victory. Alex Bregman is their best player for the season with 22 hits, and 14 RBIs, while Yuli Gurriel leads the team with 5 bombs. The Astros are 17th in the lead in batting average at .237, and are 8th in the league with 109 runs made. The Astros also have a good bullpen with a 3.71 ERA which is 5th in the league. The Astros are currently in the 7th spot in the AL with a record of 11-10, and are 2nd in the AL West Division. Brandon Bielak will start for the Astros in game 1.

Colorado Rockies vs Houston Astros. MLB’s pick for this game will go to the Houston Astros -170. The Rockies are struggling as of late winning just 2 of their last 7 games. They came out hot early in this season but that fire is getting doused lately. They do have a strong pitcher to start in game 1, but the Astros also have Bielak who is playing excellent this season. Both are high scoring teams, but the Astros have the edge with their stronger bullpen. Looking for the pitchers to challenge Blackmon in this series. Colorado also hasn’t beaten Houston in their last 5 meetings, so you can say that Houston has their number here. The Astros win the match predicted at 6-2.

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Colorado Rockies vs Houston Astros 8/17/2020 Picks Predictions Previews

MLB Starting Time: 9:10 PM ET

Location: Minute Maid Park, Houston, Texas

Date: Monday, August 17, 2020


MLB Odds: Houston Astros -170

MLB Total: 9

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