Cleveland Guardians vs Colorado Rockies MLB Betting Prediction

MLB Guardians vs Colorado Rockies Prediction 5/28/2024

The Cleveland Guardians (36-18) travel to face off against the Colorado Rockies (19-34) on Tuesday, May 28th. This game will be played at Coors Field in Denver and televised on BSGL. The Rockies are coming off a win in their previous game, while the Guardians are looking to get back on track from a loss to the Rockies. First pitch is set for 8:40 ET.

Guardians vs Rockies

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It was all Colorado in the last game of this series, as the Rockies took down the Guardians by a score of 8-6. The Rockies offense only had two more hits than the Guardians and struck out nine times, but still picked up a convincing win. Heading into the game, they were at +112 on the money line.

Cleveland got off to a good start in the game, scoring one run in the first and adding two more in the 2nd. As for the Rockies, they didn’t get on the board until the 4th, but exploded for six runs in that inning. After scoring one run in the 6th, the Rockies offense went silent until the end of the game, as the Guardians scored their final run in the 7th.

Josh Rogers got the win for the Rockies out of the bullpen, while Jalen Beeks got the save. Xzavion Curry had a rough outing for Cleveland, taking the loss.

Cleveland comes into today’s game in 1st place in the AL Central, leading the Royals by 2.5 games. Overall, the Guardians have gone 36-18 while going 10-5 against other teams in the AL Central. The Guardians have been really good as of late, going 9-1 over their last 10 games.

So far, the Guardians have been really good at home, putting up an 18-6 record. On the road, they are 18-12 this year. This season, they have been really good in day games, going 15-4. As the favorite, the Guardians are 24-10 this year, and they are 12-8 as the underdog.

When the Guardians win, they win big, with an average run margin of 3.5 runs per game. Their overall run line record is 31-23, and they are 17-13 against the run line on the road. They have been favored in 34 games and have gone 16-18 against the run line in those games. They are 15-5 against the run line as an underdog.

The Cleveland Guardians are on the road against the Colorado Rockies today, and the over/under line for the game is set at 10.5 runs. The Guardians’ games have averaged 8.6 runs per game this season, and their over/under record is 27-24. Their games have had an average over/under line of 8 runs, and this is the first time this season that their line has been set at 10.5 runs.

Triston McKenzie Gets The Start For The Guardians

Triston McKenzie gets the start for the Guardians today as he faces the Rockies on the road. So far this season, he has made 10 starts and has a record of 2-3 with an ERA of 3.44. McKenzie’s WHIP for the season is currently 1.34. Looking back at his last outing, McKenzie finished with a no-decision against the Mets, giving up three earned runs in five innings of work. Before that outing, he had turned in three straight quality starts. McKenzie’s strikeout per nine innings figure is currently 7.74.

Guardians Offense Breakdown

Currently, the Guardians are 3rd in the league in scoring at five runs per game. They have been a consistent offense, as they are also 5th in runs per game on the road and 6th in runs per game at home. As a team, they are batting .237, which is 13th in the league, and their team on-base percentage of .314 is 10th in the MLB.

Jose Ramirez has been on a tear of late, batting .350 over his last five games with three homers and 10 RBIs. For the season, he is hitting .266 and leads the league with 54 RBIs. Josh Naylor is also a big power threat in the lineup, as his 13 homers are 2nd on the team and 5th in the league.

Colorado is 19-34 overall, and they are 13 games out of first place in the NL West. So far, they are just 8-12 in divisional games. The Rockies have won two straight games, and they are 4-6 over their last 10. At home, they are 12-13 and 7-21 on the road.

So far, the Rockies have been the underdog in every game, and they are 2-0 as the underdog in their last two games. Colorado has an overall series record of 3-13-1 this year. As the home underdog, they are 12-13 this season.

When betting the run line, the Rockies have been a solid play this season, going 29-24 overall. They have been especially good at home, going 14-11 on the run line in those games. Their average run differential is -1.4 runs per game, but they have been able to cover the run line in games they have won, as their average run differential in those games is +3.2 runs per game. They have also covered the run line in their last two games.

The Colorado Rockies have an over/under record of 28-25 this season, with an average O/U line of 9 runs per game. The O/U line for today’s game against the Cleveland Guardians is set at 10.5 runs. The combined run average for Rockies games this season is 9.6 runs per game. When the O/U line is set at 10.5 runs, the Rockies’ O/U record is 2-4. This season, 67.9% of their games have had lower O/U lines than 10.5 runs.

Ryan Feltner Gets The Start For The Rockies

Through 10 starts, Ryan Feltner has a record of 1-4 and an ERA of 5.07. He has made four quality starts this year and is coming off an outing in which he didn’t allow a run. In that May 23rd start vs. the Athletics, Feltner went six innings and gave up six hits, two walks, and didn’t allow a homer. Feltner has had a tough time with homers this year, as he has given up six at home and six on the road. The right-hander has a BB/9 of 2.62 compared to 7.85 strikeouts per nine innings.

Rockies Offense Breakdown

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Colorado’s offense has been pretty average this season, as they are 20th in the league at 4.1 runs per game. They have been a little better at home, averaging 4.4 runs per contest. As a team, the Rockies are batting .246, which is 8th in the league, and they have the best BABIP in the MLB right now. However, they are just 16th in home runs and have the league’s 22nd worst strikeout rate.

Ryan McMahon and Ezequiel Tovar have been the Rockies’ top power threats so far, with McMahon leading the team with 10 homers and Tovar’s seven homers being the 2nd most on the team. McMahon also leads the team with 32 RBIs. However, McMahon is coming off a stretch in which he has gone just 3/21, while Tovar is hitting .310 in his last six games.

Guardians vs Rockies Prediction

Our prediction for today’s Guardians vs. Rockies game is to take the Guardians on the money line at -149. We have the Guardians winning this one by a final score of 5-4. If you’re looking for a parlay, we also like the Guardians’ starting pitcher, Triston McKenzie, to finish with seven strikeouts.

Looking at the starting pitcher’s McKenzie has a much better strikeout projection compared to Rockies starter Ryan Feltner. Our projections have Feltner finishing with five K’s, and we have McKenzie ending with seven.

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