Rockies @ Astros: Predictions, picks and bets


August 18, 2020 4:03 PM

Yesterday’s game between these two finished 2-1 to Houston but according to our projections, that should change today with runs expected to flow.

The Astros are strong favorites for this one but the Rockies are looking good to cover the run line.

Check out our predictions and plays below.

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Dimers' Suggested Plays

πŸ”₯ BEST: Total runs: Over 9 (-105*)
πŸ’΅ Moneyline: Astros (-167*)
πŸ’ͺ Run line: Rockies +1.5 (-110*)

Best bet

Total runs: Over 9 (-105*) has a 58% probability

This one should see runs after both teams were restricted yesterday. Our computer is giving this a 58% chance of seeing double digit runs with the possibility of a push at 9.


Moneyline: Astros (-167*) has a 66% probability

The Rockies have only won 1 of their 5 outings and our data suggests that this run is set to continue at least today. A massive 66% chance that the Astros get the dub.

Run line: Astros +1.5 (-110*) has a 51% probability

An extremely tight run line according to our numbers but we are giving a slight edge to Colorado covering.

Dimers' take-out

This game should see plenty of runs with the Astors certainly the more likely to come away with a victory.

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*Odds and percentages correct at time of publishing.