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June 28, 2009

Rockies-Athletics Lines Preview

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The Colorado Rockies and the Oakland Athletics will both be trying to pick up a win on Sunday when they battle at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum.
The Rockies will pin their hopes on the pitching of ace righthander Aaron Cook in this game. Cook has a 7-3 record and a 4.00 ERA this season.
Starting this game for the Athletics will be Vin Mazzaro. The righthander has a 2.56 ERA to go along with a 2-2 record this season.
Odds aren’t yet posted for this game, so check back later for the opening line and total.
The Rockies allowed six runs over two innings, but managed to pull off an 11-9 victory over the A’s. The Rockies won the game as +125 underdogs, while the 20 runs sailed OVER the posted over/under (8.5).
Clint Barmes went 3-for-5 at the plate and drove in one run for the Rockies. Jorge De La Rosa pitched six innings for the win, allowing two runs off five hits.
Kurt Suzuki went 2-for-5 at the plate with two RBIs for the A’s, who were -145 favorites in that game. Trevor Cahill allowed seven runs over 3 2-3 innings in the loss.
Current streak:
Colorado has won 2 straight games.
Oakland has lost 4 straight games.
Team records:
Colorado: 39-35 SU
Oakland: 31-42 SU
Colorado most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 1-9
Before playing LA Dodgers are 2-8
After playing Oakland are 4-6
After a win are 8-2

Oakland most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 2-8
Before playing Detroit are 5-5
After playing Colorado are 5-5
After a loss are 4-6

A few trends to consider:
Colorado is 19-3 SU in its last 22 games
Colorado is 11-2 SU in its last 13 games on the road
Colorado is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Oakland
Colorado is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games when playing on the road against Oakland
Oakland is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games when playing at home against Colorado
Oakland is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing Colorado
Oakland is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games at home
Oakland is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
Next up:
Colorado at LA Dodgers, Monday, June 29
Oakland home to Detroit, Monday, June 29


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