Brewers vs. Rockies Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets - Tuesday, May 2, 2023

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Brewers vs. Rockies Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Tuesday, May 2, 2023

MLB Predictions

Coming off of a 2-1 series win over the Angels, the Milwaukee Brewers (18-10) are -167 favorites to pick up the win in Game 1 of a three-game series against the Colorado Rockies (9-20). The series begins at Coors Field, starting on Tuesday at 8:40 PM ET on SportsNet RM.

Milwaukee’s Freddy Peralta gets the start, and he’ll go against Colorado’s Ryan Feltner.

Brewers vs. Rockies Odds

  • Brewers odds to win: -167
  • Rockies odds to win: +142
  • Spread: Brewers -1.5
  • Total: 11 runs

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Game Time and Information

  • Date: Tuesday, May 2, 2023
  • Time: 8:40 PM ET
  • TV: SportsNet RM

Who Will Win Brewers vs. Rockies?

Brewers and Rockies Betting Trends

The Brewers are 11-6 in games they were listed as the moneyline favorite (winning 64.7% of those games).

When it has played as moneyline favorites with odds of -167 or shorter, Milwaukee has gone 1-3 (25%).

The Rockies have entered the game as underdogs 22 times this season and won seven, or 31.8%, of those games.

Colorado has a record of 5-13 in games where sportsbooks have it as underdogs of at least +142 on the moneyline.

The Brewers have played in 28 games with an over/under set, and have combined with their opponents to go over the total 12 times (12-15-1).

The Rockies and their opponents have hit the over in 13 of their 29 games with a total this season.

Brewers Stats & Insights

The Brewers rank 18th in runs scored with 128, 4.6 per game.

Milwaukee averages 1.2 home runs per game to rank 15th in baseball with 33 total home runs .

The Brewers rank 19th in the majors with a .241 batting average.

Milwaukee’s 9.5 strikeouts per game rank 19th in the majors.

The Brewers pitching staff is 27th in the majors with a collective 7.7 strikeouts per nine innings.

Milwaukee has the third-ranked team ERA across all MLB pitching staffs (3.33).

Rockies Stats & Insights

The Rockies rank 24th in the majors with 115 total runs scored this season.

Colorado ranks 25th in Major League Baseball with 22 home runs.

The Rockies’ .249 batting average ranks 14th in the league this season.

Colorado ranks 18th with an average of nine strikeouts per game.

The Rockies strike out eight batters per nine innings as a pitching staff, 25th in MLB.

Colorado has pitched to a 5.33 ERA this season, which ranks 27th in baseball.

Brewers Key Players to Watch

Peralta makes the start for the Brewers, his sixth of the season. He is 3-2 with a 3.14 ERA and 31 strikeouts in 28 2/3 innings pitched.

Rowdy Tellez leads Milwaukee in home runs (eight) and runs batted in (20) this season while batting .247.

Willy Adames is batting .240 with an OBP of .350 and a slugging percentage of .430 this season.

Brian Anderson leads Milwaukee in RBI with 20 while batting .255 with five home runs.

Christian Yelich has 23 hits and an OBP of .316 to go with a slugging percentage of .340 this season.

Rockies Key Players to Watch

The Rockies will hand the ball to Feltner (2-2) for his sixth start of the season.

Charlie Blackmon is batting .276 with seven doubles, two home runs and 13 walks.

C.J. Cron’s six home runs and 16 RBI both lead his team.

Kris Bryant is hitting .297 with four doubles, three home runs and nine walks.

Elias Diaz is batting .321 to pace his team.

Brewers and Rockies Injuries

Brewers: Brandon Woodruff: 15 Day IL (Shoulder), Gus Varland: 15 Day IL (Hand), Matt Bush: 15 Day IL (Shoulder), Adrian Houser: 15 Day IL (Groin), Garrett Mitchell: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Luis Urías: 60 Day IL (Hamstring), Jason Alexander: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Justin Wilson: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Aaron Ashby: 60 Day IL (Labrum)

Rockies: German Márquez: 15 Day IL (Elbow), Noah Davis: 15 Day IL (Elbow), Antonio Senzatela: 15 Day IL (Knee), Ryan Rolison: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Lucas Gilbreath: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Brendan Rodgers: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Tyler Kinley: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Sean Bouchard: 60 Day IL (Biceps)

Brewers vs. Rockies Prediction

  • Score Prediction: Brewers 6, Rockies 5
  • Total Prediction: Under 11 runs
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