Rockies Vs Reds: MLB Betting Odds, Trends & Stats – April 29, 2022

Written By Staff on April 28, 2022

The Colorado Rockies (10-9) host the Cincinnati Reds (3-16) on Friday to begin a three-game series, with the first pitch at 8:40 PM ET at Coors Field. The Rockies enter the matchup following a series loss to the Phillies, and the Reds are coming off a series loss to the Padres. Antonio Senzatela gets the starting nod for Colorado (-120 to win), and Hunter Greene is Cincinnati’s (+102) choice to start.

The insights in this article reference odds valid as of April 29, 2022 at 7:25 PM ET.

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Rockies vs Reds Betting Odds

Pitching Matchup

Senzatela (COL) Pitcher Greene (CIN)
1 – 1 W/L 1 – 2
13.1 IP 13.2
4.73 ERA 5.27
2.025 WHIP 1.390
3.4 K/9 10.5
0.7 BB/9 4

Rockies Probable Starter Antonio Senzatela

  • The Rockies are sending Senzatela (1-1) to make his fourth start of the season. He is 1-1 with a 4.73 ERA and five strikeouts in 13 1/3 innings pitched.
  • The righty last appeared on Saturday against the Detroit Tigers, when he tossed 5 2/3 innings, allowing five earned runs while giving up 10 hits.
  • The 27-year-old has amassed an ERA of 4.73, with 3.4 strikeouts per nine innings, in three games this season. Opponents are hitting .000 against him.
  • The opposing Reds offense has the worst slugging percentage (.302) and is 24th in MLB play with 12 home runs. It has a collective .197 batting average, and is 28th in MLB with 118 total hits and 26th in MLB play scoring 59 runs.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of April 29, 2022 at 7:25 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Reds Stats vs Senzatela

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Tommy Pham 10 .400 4 0 0 .500 .900
Kyle Farmer 9 .333 3 0 1 .400 .733
Tyler Naquin 9 .222 2 0 0 .222 .555
Mike Moustakas 9 .556 5 1 2 .556 1.556
Joey Votto 6 .333 2 0 1 .333 .666
Jonathan India 5 .200 1 0 0 .200 .400
Colin Moran 5 .600 3 0 3 .600 1.200
Nick Senzel 4 .000 0 0 0 .333 .333
Aramis Garcia 4 .500 2 1 1 .500 1.750
Brandon Drury 2 .000 0 0 0 .333 .333

Reds Probable Starter Hunter Greene

  • The Reds will send Greene (1-2) to the mound for his fourth start this season.
  • The right-hander’s last appearance was on Friday, April 22, when he threw 3 2/3 innings against the St. Louis Cardinals, giving up three earned runs while allowing four hits.
  • The 22-year-old has pitched to a 5.27 ERA this season with 10.5 strikeouts per nine innings compared to 4 walks per nine across three games.
  • The Rockies rank third in MLB with a .258 batting average this season. They have a team slugging percentage that ranks second in the league (.417) and 20 home runs.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of April 29, 2022 at 7:25 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Rockies Stats vs Greene

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS

Rockies Betting Trends

  • The Rockies have won two of the four games they were favored on the moneyline this season (50%).
  • When it has played as a moneyline favorite with odds of -120 or shorter, Colorado has a 1-2 record (winning just 33.3% of its games).
  • The implied moneyline probablility in this matchup gives the Rockies a 54.5% chance to win.
  • Colorado has had an over/under set by oddsmakers 19 times, and has combined with opponents to go over the total in nine of those games (9-9-1).
  • The Rockies have covered 42.1% of their games this season, going 8-11-0 against the spread.
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Reds Betting Trends

  • The Reds have won three, or 18.8%, of the 16 games they’ve played as underdogs this season.
  • Cincinnati has entered 15 games this season as the underdog by +102 or more and is 3-12 in those contests.
  • The moneyline for this contest implies a 49.5% chance of a victory for the Reds.
  • Games involving Cincinnati have gone over the total set by bookmakers in 10 of 19 chances this season.
  • The Reds are 5-14-0 against the spread in their 19 chances this season.

Rockies Players to Watch

  • C.J. Cron has a slugging percentage of .653 and has 21 hits, both team-best numbers for the Rockies. He’s hitting .280 with five doubles, a triple, seven home runs and two walks.
  • Cron ranks 45th in batting average, 95th in on base percentage, and sixth in slugging among qualified hitters in MLB action.
  • Connor Joe has four doubles, a triple, four home runs and eight walks while batting .270.
  • Among qualifying batters, Joe ranks 54th in batting average, 51st in on-base percentage, and 22nd in slugging.
  • Charlie Blackmon is batting .262 with three doubles, four home runs and six walks.
  • Randal Grichuk is batting .327 with three doubles, two home runs and three walks.

Rockies Batting Stats (2022)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
C.J. Cron 75 .280 11 7 18 .304 .957
Connor Joe 74 .270 11 4 7 .349 .863
Charlie Blackmon 65 .262 11 4 10 .324 .816
Ryan McMahon 62 .242 8 1 8 .356 .743
Kris Bryant 57 .281 11 0 4 .338 .689
Elias Díaz 53 .245 3 1 5 .273 .650
Randal Grichuk 52 .327 7 2 10 .379 .879
José Iglesias 51 .333 4 0 3 .382 .774
Brendan Rodgers 51 .078 3 0 1 .172 .270
Sam Hilliard 28 .250 3 0 3 .364 .721

Reds Players to Watch

  • Kyle Farmer has 19 hits and an OBP of .338 to go with a slugging percentage of .382. All three of those stats lead Cincinnati hitters this season.
  • Farmer is 46th in batting average, 60th in on-base percentage and 80th in slugging percentage among all hitters in MLB.
  • Tommy Pham is slugging .379 while driving in four runs and batting .190 this season.
  • Among all qualified players, Pham ranks 140th in batting average, 102nd in on-base percentage and 84th in slugging percentage.
  • Brandon Drury is batting .233 with a .512 slugging percentage and seven RBI this year.
  • Tyler Naquin has one home run, eight RBI and a batting average of .208 this season.

Reds Batting Stats (2022)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Kyle Farmer 68 .279 7 0 9 .338 .720
Joey Votto 61 .131 4 0 3 .303 .451
Tommy Pham 58 .190 9 3 4 .299 .678
Tyler Naquin 48 .208 6 1 8 .269 .644
Brandon Drury 43 .233 4 3 7 .283 .795
Aristides Aquino 41 .049 3 1 2 .093 .215
Jake Fraley 40 .125 5 1 3 .222 .472
Nick Senzel 38 .184 3 1 3 .225 .541
Jonathan India 38 .263 4 0 3 .282 .598
Mike Moustakas 34 .176 4 0 2 .194 .370

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