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Colorado Rockies at Oakland Athletics Betting Prediction

Two teams that are struggling in 2024 will get together for the start of a three game series on Tuesday. The Colorado Rockies are on the road at the Oakland Athletics in Major League Baseball play. Colorado comes into the series in last place in the National League West. The Rockies are 15-31 on the season, and 15.5 games behind the Los Angeles Angels.

For Oakland, it has been a recent struggle. After a strong start, the Athletics have lost eight straight games. The losing streak has sent the Athletics to a 19-30 record. That is tied with the Los Angeles Angels for last place in the American League West.

Oakland is -130 over Colorado. The total is 7.5. The runline for this game shows Colorado at +1.5 (-190) and Oakland -1.5 (+160).

Rockies Need Improved Pitching

Cal Quantrill will get the nod for the Colorado Rockies in this game. Quantril is 3-3 on the season with a 3.66 earned run average. He has thrown 51.2 innings this season, and struck out 36 batters. Quantrill has walked 20 batters.

The Rockies are coming off a tough series at the Giants, where their pitching allowed 28 runs in three games. The Rockies are allowing 5.5 runs per game, which is 29th out of 30 Major League Baseball teams. Colorado’s opponents are hitting a league high .283 against them.

On the offensive side, the Rockies cannot keep up. The Rockies are scoring 4 runs per game. They have a team batting average of .246. The top offensive threats have been Ryan McMahon with 7 homeruns, and .306 batting average, along with Elias Diaz, who is hitting .299 on the season.

Oakland Seeking to Snap Streak

For the Oakland Athletics, Aaron Brooks will get the nod. He is making just his second start of the season. Brooks went 7 innings in his first start, and allowed three runs, and took the loss. He is making his 29th start of his Major League Baseball career.

Oakland has not won a game since May 11th at Seattle. In their eight game losing streak, the Athletics have scored just 17 runs. The offense has moved  to 28th in runs scored, with 3.7 per game. The team batting average is down to .220, which is the third worst in the league.

The top threats in the offense for Oakland have been Abraham Toro, with his .295 average, and Brent Rooker, at .281. Toro has four homeruns and 11 doubles, while Rooker has clubbed a team high 11 homeruns.

Colorado Tops Oakland

The beat goes on for the Oakland Athletics. Colorado gets the bats going and wins this game, and keeps the losing streak going for the Athletics.

We are going to take the Colorado Rockies +115 over the Oakland Athletics on Tuesday in Major League Baseball action. Enjoy the game and good luck!

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