Colorado Rockies vs Miami Marlins MLB Betting Prediction

MLB Colorado Rockies vs Miami Marlins Prediction 4/30/2024

The Colorado Rockies (7-21) travel to face off against the Miami Marlins (6-24) on Tuesday, April 30th. This game will be played at loanDepot Park in Miami and televised on BSFL. Both the Rockies and Marlins are looking to bounce back from losses in their previous games. First pitch is set for 6:40 ET.

Rockies vs Marlins

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The Rockies will be looking to get back on track after closing out their series vs. the Astros with an 8-2 loss. Colorado was the +197 underdog at home going into this matchup. Things started off well for the Rockies, as they got on the board with two runs in the 2nd inning but gave up the lead right away as the Astros scored two runs in the top of the first.

Austin Gomber had a rough outing, giving up four earned runs on six hits and issuing three walks. He also hit a batter and took the loss. The Rockies didnjson’t have a lot of good options out of the bullpen, as Elias Diaz was the only reliever to not give up a run.

Colorado is just 7-21 overall this year and lost the first game of their most recent series vs. the Astros. So far, they are 10.5 games out of first place in the NL West and are 5th in the division. This year, they have really struggled as the underdog, going 2-11 on the road and have not won a series yet (0-8-1).

At home, the Rockies are only 5-10 and have gone just 2-11 on the road. So far, they have not played well at night, going 4-14 compared to 3-7 in day games. As the underdog, the Rockies have dropped two straight games and have yet to be the favorite this year.

The Rockies are 12-16 against the run line this season, including a 5-8 mark on the road. They have been outscored by an average of 2.5 runs per game overall, and their average run differential is -3.1 on the road. They have covered the run line in two straight games when they are the underdog.

The Colorado Rockies have an over/under record of 13-15 this season, and their games have averaged 10.1 runs per game. The Rockies have played in 24 games with over/under lines higher than 8 runs, with the over hitting in 14 of those games. Their last two games have gone under the total, and they have an over/under record of 2-0 this season when the line is set at 8 runs.

Ryan Feltner Gets The Start For The Rockies

After starting the season with a win over the Blue Jays, Ryan Feltner has taken a loss and a no-decision in his last two starts. In his last outing, he gave up 4 earned runs in 4 innings of work, but he did strike out 10 batters. Feltner has given up a total of 2 home runs this season.

Rockies Offense Breakdown

Colorado’s offense comes into today’s game averaging just 3.8 runs per game, which is 24th in the league. They have been even worse on the road, averaging only 3.5 runs per contest. As a team, the Rockies are batting .245, which is 11th in the league, and have the league’s 3rd best BABIP at .32.

Over his last nine games, Ryan McMahon has gone just 6/32, but he does have two homers in this stretch and is on a five-game hitting streak. For the season, he is hitting .308 with four homers. Brenton Doyle is also on a hot streak, going 11/29 in his last eight games. This has him at .323 for the season. He has three homers and eight RBIs so far.

The Marlins will be looking to get back on track after closing out their series vs. the Nationals with a 7-2 loss. This was especially tough, as it closed out a series where the Marlins were the favorite. Miami fell behind early, as the Nationals scored two runs in the 3rd, and added another four runs in the 7th to put things out of reach. The Marlins were the -143 favorite at home going into the game.

Trevor Rogers got the start for the Marlins and took the loss. He only lasted five innings, giving up three earned runs on four hits. Jazz Chisholm Jr. had a good day at the plate, going 1/4 with a homer and two RBIs.

Miami is hosting the Rockies today with an overall record of 6-24, and they have lost seven straight games. So far, they have really struggled against other NL East teams, going 1-9, and they trail the Braves by 14.5 games in the division. The Marlins lost four straight games to the Nationals and have dropped two straight series.

At home, the Marlins are just 2-15 this year, and they are 4-9 on the road. As the favorite, Miami is 0-11 and 6-13 as the underdog. They have not been able to win a series this year, coming in at 0-8-1.

When the Miami Marlins are the underdog, they are 9-10 vs. the run line this season. They are 0-11 as the favorite, and their overall run line record is 9-21. Miami’s average run differential on the season is -2.1 runs per game, and they have a run line losing streak of five games at home.

The Miami Marlins have seen a lot of high-scoring games this season, with their games averaging 9.1 runs per game. Their over/under record is 16-14, and the over has hit in three straight games. Their games have had an average over/under line of 8 runs, and when the line has been set at 8 runs, the over/under record is 1-3.

Sixto Sánchez Gets The Start For The Marlins

Sixto Sánchez is getting the start for the Marlins today and has made one start and eight appearances this season. He has a record of 0-1 and an ERA of 7.20. Sánchez’s WHIP for the season is currently 1.70. In his 10 innings of work, Sánchez has a total of six strikeouts, averaging 5.4 per nine innings. The right-hander has been much better at home, with an ERA of 3.38 compared to 18.28 on the road. Sánchez’s last outing came on April 24th, where he went 2 2/3 innings, giving up three earned runs, five hits, and one homer. He finished with a no-decision in that outing.

Marlins Offense Breakdown

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Over his last eight games, Luis Arraez has gone 13/33 (.394) to push his season average to a team-best .303. Jazz Chisholm Jr. and Bryan De La Cruz have also been swinging the bat well of late, with Chisholm Jr. hitting .286 over his last eight games and De La Cruz batting .350 in his last seven games. Chisholm Jr. comes into the game with a team-high 17 RBIs and four homers, which is 7th in the league.

As a team, the Marlins are 28th in the league in scoring, averaging just 3.5 runs per game. They have been even worse in terms of getting on base, as they have the league’s worst on-base percentage and have drawn the fewest walks in the league. Miami is also near the bottom of the league in slugging percentage and OPS.


Rockies vs Marlins Prediction


Our predicted final score for this one is 6-5 in favor of the Marlins. With the Marlins picking up the win and a money line of -136, this is a great payout for a team that we have winning and also have them coming away with 11 hits compared to the Rockies with nine.

Looking at the Rockies vs. Marlins matchup, we have Sixto Sanchez finishing with five strikeouts compared to Ryan Feltner with four. If you’re looking for a parlay, you could look to the over/under, and with this game having an over/under of eight runs, we would take the over.

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