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Rockies vs. Reds Game 2 Prediction and Odds for Sunday, Sept. 4 (Cheer for Runs in Battle of Abysmal Pitchers)

Iain MacMillan
Colorado Rockies starting pitcher Jose Urena.
Colorado Rockies starting pitcher Jose Urena. / Isaiah J. Downing-USA TODAY Sports
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The Colorado Rockies and Cincinnati Reds will play in an effectively meaningless double-header on Sunday.

Game 1 will feature a matchup between German Marquez and Nick Lodolo.

Game 2 will feature a showdown between Jose Urena (5.80 ERA) and Chase Anderson (27.00 ERA).

Let's take a look at the odds for the second half of today's National League double-header.

Rockies vs. Reds Game 2 Odds, Run Line, and Total

Rockies vs. Reds Game 2 Prediction and Pick

Let's not overcomplicate this matchup. The total is at 9.5, and to be honest, that's not high enough.

Chase Anderson will be making his third start of the season, and the first two were complete disasters. He allowed five earned runs in 1.1 innings against the Cardinals on Aug 29. He then followed it up by allowing two earned runs in a relief appearance on Aug. 31.

Jose Urena hasn't been much better. He has allowed at least two earned runs eight-straight starts, including an Aug. 24 start against the Texas Rangers where he allowed nine earned runs in just 1.1 innings.

Let's sit back, and root for some runs in this National League showdown.


You can track Iain's bets on Betstamp here.

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