Colorado Rockies vs Miami Marlins MLB Betting Prediction

MLB Colorado Rockies vs Miami Marlins Prediction 5/1/2024

The Colorado Rockies (7-22) travel to face off against the Miami Marlins (7-24) on Wednesday, May 1st. This game will be played at loanDepot Park in Miami and televised on BSFL. The Marlins are coming off a win in their previous game, while the Rockies are looking to get back on track from a loss to the Marlins. First pitch is set for 6:40 ET.

Rockies vs Marlins

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Miami picked up a 7-6 win over the Rockies in the most recent game of this series. The Marlins had a huge 9th inning, scoring five runs to pick up the win. Heading into the game, they were favored at -138 on the money line.

Colorado wasted a good outing from Ryan Feltner, as he gave up just three earned runs in eight innings of work for the Rockies. Jalen Beeks took the loss. Tanner Scott got the win out of the bullpen for the Marlins as Sixto Sanchez went just four innings, giving up five earned runs.

Offensively, the Marlins actually had two fewer hits than the Rockies in the game. Miami’s top hitter was Bryan De La Cruz, who went 2/4 with a two-run homer. Dane Myers also had a two-hit game and drove in three runs for the Marlins’ offense.

Colorado is just 7-22 overall this year, and they have dropped three straight games heading into today’s matchup at the Marlins. The Rockies are 10.5 games out of first place in the NL West, and they are 5th in the division. So far, they have gone 4-7 in divisional matchups.

The Rockies have really struggled on the road, going just 2-12 this year, compared to 5-10 at home. This season, they have yet to win a game as the underdog, going 0-8. Colorado’s overall series record is 0-8-1, and they lost their most recent series opener vs. the Marlins.

Colorado is 13-16 on the run line this season, including a 6-8 mark on the road. The Rockies have covered the run line in two straight road games, and their average run differential in losses is -4.3.

The Rockies have played in 24 games this season where the over/under line was set higher than 8 runs, and in those games, the over has hit 14 times. Their games have averaged 10.2 runs per game this season, and the over/under record for the Rockies is 14-15.

Dakota Hudson Gets The Start For The Rockies

Dakota Hudson and the Rockies are on the road to take on the Marlins. Hudson has started all of his games at home so far this season, and he has yet to pick up a win. In his last outing, he went 3 1/3 innings and gave up 6 runs on 6 hits. He has given up a total of 6 earned runs in 13 1/3 innings this season.

Rockies Offense Breakdown

So far this season, the Rockies offense is averaging just 3.9 runs per game, which is 22nd in the league. They have been a bit better at home, averaging 4 runs per game, which is 16th in the league. As a team, they are batting .244, which is 10th in the league, and have the 15th most home runs in the league.

One of the Rockies’ biggest issues on offense has been their strikeouts, as they are averaging 10 per game, which is 24th in the league. Ryan McMahon comes into the game on a six-game hitting streak and is batting .321 for the season with four homers. Over his last eight games, he has two homers and six RBIs. Ezequiel Tovar and Brenton Doyle are also near the top of the league in home runs and have been consistent hitters so far.

Miami is hosting the Rockies today with an overall record of 7-24, which has them 13.5 games behind the Braves in the NL East. So far, they have really struggled against other NL East teams, going just 1-9. The Marlins picked up a win in their most recent game vs. the Rockies but dropped five straight vs. the Nationals before that.

At home, the Marlins are only 3-15 this year and just 4-9 on the road. This season, they have really struggled as the favorite, going 1-11, and they are 1-11 when favored at home. Miami’s overall series record is 0-8-1, and they have dropped two straight series.

When the Miami Marlins win, they do so by an average of 3.1 runs per game, but when they lose, they lose by an average of 3.5 runs per game. Their run line record is 9-22 overall, but they are 3-15 at home. As the favorite, they are 0-12 against the run line, while they are 9-10 as the underdog. Their average run margin for the season is -2.0 runs per game.

The Miami Marlins have seen their last four games go over the total, and the over/under record for their games this season is 17-14. The average combined run total in their games is 9.2, and the over/under line for today’s game against the Colorado Rockies is set at 8 runs. The over/under line for their games this season has been set at an average of 8 runs, and when the line has been set at 8 runs, their over/under record is 2-3. So far this season, 74.2% of their games have had over/under lines set higher than 8 runs.

Roddery Muñoz Gets The Start For The Marlins

Roddery Muñoz and the Marlins are hosting the Rockies today. In his first start of the season, Muñoz went 5 innings and gave up 2 runs on 2 hits. He struck out 7 and walked 1. He did give up a home run in that outing.

Marlins Offense Breakdown

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For the season, the Marlins are averaging just 3.6 runs per game, which is 27th in the league. They have been even worse at home, averaging only 3.2 runs per game. As a team, they are batting just .223, which is 20th in the league, and are also near the bottom of the league in on-base percentage and slugging. Miami’s team ISO of .107 is 23rd in the league.

Jazz Chisholm Jr. comes into the game as the Marlins’ leader in RBIs (17) and is 2nd on the team with four homers. However, he is batting just .239 for the season and has gone just 4/23 in his last seven games. Luis Arraez has been hot of late, going 11/29 in his last seven games, but he has yet to homer this season.


Rockies vs Marlins Prediction


Our prediction for today’s Rockies vs. Marlins game is to take the Marlins on the money line at -152. We have the Marlins winning this one by a final score of 6-5, giving us some room to spare with the over/under line sitting at 8 runs.

Looking at some potential props, we have Marlins starter Roddery Muñoz finishing with four strikeouts, which is better than Rockies starter Dakota Hudson, who we have finishing with just four K’s.

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