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Rockies vs. Cubs Odds: Best Bet Pick for Friday’s MLB Matinee (September 16)

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  • Rockies vs. Cubs odds have Chicago listed as a short home favorite over Colorado at Wrigley Field on Friday afternoon.
  • Fifty-eight percent of moneyline bettors are backing Chicago on Friday, but is that the smartest way to bet Rockies vs. Cubs?
  • Using the Action Network's MLB picks, we detail the big Rockies vs. Cubs edge, including how savvy bettors can increase this edge even further.

Rockies vs. Cubs Odds

Rockies Odds +120
Cubs Odds -140
Over/Under 8.5 (-115/-105)
Date Friday, Sept. 16
Time 2:20 p.m. ET
Channel MLB Network

*Odds as of Friday morning

The sports world now belongs to football.

As fans and bettors wake up this morning, the hot topic of conversation will be last night’s exciting Chargers vs. Chiefs Thursday Night Football matchup, including the epic backdoor cover for Los Angeles backers.

Looking forward, we have two primetime college football games tonight, followed by a full weekend of regular season college and NFL slates.

But baseball is still chugging along, including Friday’s lone afternoon matchup: Rockies vs. Cubs.

Again, at this point of the sports calendar, Friday afternoon MLB games aren’t top of mind for recreational bettors.

However, that doesn’t mean that Rockies vs. Cubs shouldn’t be, because according to the Action Network’s MLB betting model picks, there is value to be had for Friday’s matinee.

Rockies vs. Cubs Pick

According to live MLB odds, Colorado is a +120 underdog against Chicago on Friday afternoon.

With that said, our MLB PRO Projections make this number Rockies +107 (click here for the latest MLB odds), resulting in a 4% edge for Colorado backers.