MLB odds will be much less expensive on the Cubs for 2011 which makes them a potential bargain value as a team that could be overlooked with the MLB betting odds.
The Colorado Rockies will host the Chicago Cubs on Tuesday with a starting time of 3:10 PM ET. Sports Gambling will have side and total odds on this National League exhibition matchup so be sure and open your account for action today.
The Cubs stumbled out of the gate in exhibition play with a MLB betting mark of 2-5. Starlin Castro was a bright spot for the Cubs as he was hitting .533 with 1 double, 1 home run, and 4 runs batted in. Marlon Byrd was also off to a great start in exhibition action with an average of .500 with 2 doubles and 2 runs batted in.
Alfonso Soriano will be a key to the success of the Cubs for 2011 and he came to spring training ready for action as he was hitting .467 with 2 doubles, 1 home run, and 5 runs batted in. On the mound Randy Wells was off to a great start with 5 shutout innings and Carlos Zambrano was also in top form with 5 shutout innings as well.
Wells struck out 4 batters in his 5 innings of work.
The Colorado Rockies got off to a solid start with the MLB baseball betting exhibition season with 4 wins in their first 7 games as they look to regain playoff form that they showed in 2009. Jason Giambi was in outstanding for to start exhibition play as he was hitting .714 with 2 doubles and 3 runs batted in.
Jonathan Herrera was also hot as he was hitting .467 with 2 triples. Superstar starting pitcher Ubaldo Jimenez was yet to allow an earned run in exhibition action as was the case with Jason Hammel. Most experts believe that pitching will be the key to the Rockies getting back into post season form.
Sports-Gambling future MLB odds had the Cubs as a +3000 selection to win the 2011 World Series while the Rockies were at +1800 to win the World Series in October.