Colorado Rockies vs Houston Astros Prediction MLB Picks 6/25/24

Houston Astros (38-40) vs Colorado Rockies (27-51)

Game Info: Tuesday, June 25, 2024 at 8:10 pm (Minute Maid Park)

Hunter Brown (4-5) (4.72) vs Austin Gomber (1-4) (4.36)

Betting Odds: Houston Astros -250 / Colorado Rockies +210 --- Over/Under: 8.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds

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In this article we will formulate a Colorado Rockies vs Houston Astros prediction for this MLB game on Tuesday, June 25th at Minute Maid Park in Houston, Texas. To formulate this prediction for game one in the series, we will examine:

  • The Rockies recent form and recent player performance 
  • The Astros recent form and recent play performance
  • Recent Betting trends and streaks involving Colorado
  • Recent Betting trends and streaks involving Houston
  • Recent betting trends in games played between Colorado and Houston
  • A summary that ties it all together and produces a favorable betting outcome for Today’s Game between Colorado and Houston

Rockies Continue Their Pitching Struggles 

The Colorado Rockies are 27-51 this year and they have lost three of their last four games. Colorado is coming off of a series loss against Washington, where they lost two out of three games. Prior to that series, the Rockies lost three out of four against the Dodgers, lost two out of three against the Pirates, and lost two out of three against the Twins. Colorado is 3-8 in their last eleven games and they are last in the NL West. 

The Colorado pitching staff has a 5.63 ERA, a 1.55 WHIP, and a .288 opponent batting average. The Rockies offense has scored 336 runs with a .250 batting average and a .310 on base percentage. Ryan McMahon is batting .280 with 14 home runs and 42 RBI’s for the Rockies this season. Colorado has allowed at least six runs in six of their last eight games. 

Astros are Surging 

The Houston Astros are 38-40 this season and they have won five games in a row. Houston is coming off of a series win against Baltimore, where they won all three games by scores of 14-11, 5-1, and 8-1. Prior to that series, the Astros won two out of three against the White Sox, won two out of three against the Tigers, and lost two out of three against the Giants. Houston is 8-3 in their last 11 games and they are second in the AL West. 

The Houston pitching staff has a 4.13 ERA, a 1.31 WHIP, and a .239 opponent batting average. The Astros offense has scored 355 runs with a .262 batting average and a .321 on base percentage. Yordan Alvarez is batting .288 with 16 home runs and 41 RBI’s for the Astros this season. Houston has scored at least five runs in four straight games. 

Starting Pitchers

The projected starting pitcher for Colorado is Austin Gomber, who is 1-4 with a 4.36 ERA and a 1.30 WHIP over 76.1 innings pitched this year. Gomber has allowed at least four earned runs in three consecutive starts. The projected starting pitcher for Houston is Hunter Brown, who is 4-5 with a 4.72 ERA and a 1.41 WHIP over 74.1 innings pitched this year. Brown has allowed one earned run in his last 19.0 innings of work. 

Why the Houston Astros will beat the Colorado Rockies

  • The Astros have won each of their last nine home games against the Rockies.
  • The Rockies have lost each of their last eight road games against AL West opponents following a home loss.
  • The favorites have covered the run line in seven of the last eight games between the Rockies and Astros.
  • The Rockies have failed to cover the run line in eight of their last nine games against the Astros at Minute Maid Park following a loss.

Total Runs Facts

  • Nine of the last 10 games between the Rockies and Astros have gone UNDER the total runs line.
  • Each of the Rockies' last four games as underdogs against the Astros have gone UNDER the total runs line.
  • The 'Inning 1 UNDER 0.5 runs' market has hit in each of the Astros' last four games against National League opponents.
  • The 'Inning 1 OVER 0.5 runs' market has hit in each of the Rockies' last four games against AL West opponents.

Houston Astros Player Prop Facts

  • Chas McCormick has recorded at least one RBI in each of his last four appearances with the Astros as favorites against the Rockies.
  • Jose Altuve has recorded at least one Single in seven of his last eight appearances against the Rockies after not playing the previous day.
  • Alex Bregman has recorded at least one hit in each of the Astros' last 10 night games against opponents that held a losing record.
  • Kyle Tucker has hit a home run in each of the Astros' last two games against the Rockies.
  • Kyle Tucker has recorded at least one total base in 14 of his last 15 appearances against NL West opponents.
  • Kyle Tucker has scored at least one run in each of his last seven appearances against NL West opponents.

Colorado Rockies Player Prop Facts

  • Ryan McMahon has recorded at least one RBI in five of the Rockies' last six road games against AL opponents.
  • Austin Gomber has recorded four or more strikeouts in seven of his last eight appearances in night games against teams that held a losing record.
  • Kris Bryant has hit a home run in each of his three previous road appearances against the Astros after not playing the previous day.
  • Elias Diaz has recorded at least one hit in each of the Rockies' last 10 night games against AL West opponents that held a losing record.
  • Elias Diaz has recorded at least one Single in each of the Rockies' last eight night games against AL West opponents that held a losing record.
  • Elias Diaz has recorded at least one total base in each of the Rockies' last 10 night games against AL West opponents that held a losing record.
  • Charlie Blackmon has scored a run in eight of his last nine appearances with the Rockies as underdogs against AL opponents.

Colorado Rockies vs Houston Astros Prediction 

Houston rolls into this series two games under .500, but they are playing some of their best baseball of the season and they are looking for their sixth straight win. The Astros have climbed up to second in the AL West standings and they are starting Hunter Brown, who has been lights out recently. Colorado is just 11-27 on the road this season and Gomber has been a disaster in his last three outings. My Colorado Rockies vs Houston Astros prediction is for the Astros to win by at least two runs. 

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