Brewers vs. Rockies Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets - Wednesday, May 3, 2023

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Brewers vs. Rockies Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Wednesday, May 3, 2023

MLB Predictions

The Milwaukee Brewers (18-11) are favorites (-145) on the moneyline when they square off against the Colorado Rockies (10-20) Wednesday at 8:40 PM ET, live on SportsNet RM.

Eric Lauer takes the mound for Milwaukee while Kyle Freeland is Colorado’s starter for the contest.

Brewers vs. Rockies Odds

  • Brewers odds to win: -145
  • Rockies odds to win: +123
  • Spread: Brewers -1.5
  • Total: 12 runs

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Game Time and Information

  • Date: Wednesday, May 3, 2023
  • Time: 8:40 PM ET
  • TV: SportsNet RM

Who Will Win Brewers vs. Rockies?

Brewers and Rockies Betting Trends

The Brewers have compiled an 11-7 record in games they were favored on the moneyline (winning 61.1% of those games).

Milwaukee has gone 4-5 when playing as moneyline favorites with odds of -145 or shorter (44.4% winning percentage).

This season, the Rockies have been the underdog 23 times and won eight, or 34.8%, of those games.

This season, Colorado has won six of its 19 games, or 31.6%, when it’s the underdog by at least +123 on the moneyline.

In the 29 games in which oddsmakers have set an over/under for the Brewers, they have combined with opponents to go over the total 12 times (12-16-1).

Games involving the Rockies have gone over the total set by oddsmakers in 13 of 30 chances this season.

Brewers Stats & Insights

The Brewers have the No. 17 offense in MLB action scoring 4.5 runs per game (130 total runs).

Milwaukee is 16th in MLB play with 33 home runs. They average 1.1 per game.

The Brewers have the 18th-ranked batting average in the league (.241).

Milwaukee’s 9.3 strikeouts per game rank 18th in MLB.

The pitching staff for the Brewers has a collective 7.9 K/9, which ranks 25th in MLB.

Milwaukee’s 3.34 team ERA ranks third across all MLB pitching staffs.

Rockies Stats & Insights

The Rockies rank 24th in the majors with 118 total runs scored this season.

Colorado has hit 24 homers this season, which ranks 25th in the majors.

The Rockies rank 13th in MLB with a .250 team batting average.

Colorado ranks 19th with an average of 9.1 strikeouts per game.

The Rockies average the 25th-most strikeouts per nine innings (7.9) in the league this season.

Colorado pitchers have a combined ERA of 5.21 ERA this year, which ranks 27th in MLB.

Brewers Key Players to Watch

Lauer gets the start for the Brewers, his sixth of the season. He is 3-2 with a 5.19 ERA and 23 strikeouts in 26 2/3 innings pitched.

Rowdy Tellez is batting .258 this season with a team-high eight home runs and 21 RBI.

Willy Adames is batting .231 with an OBP of .339 and a slugging percentage of .413 this season.

Brian Anderson has 25 hits this season and a slash line of .245/.319/.441.

Christian Yelich has 24 hits and an OBP of .314 to go with a slugging percentage of .346 this season.

Rockies Key Players to Watch

The Rockies’ Freeland (2-3) will make his seventh start of the season.

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

Elias Diaz is batting .330 to lead his team.

C.J. Cron has put up a team-best six home runs and 16 runs batted in.

Kris Bryant has four doubles, three home runs and 10 walks while batting .301.

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), Luis Urías: 60 Day IL (Hamstring), Garrett Mitchell: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), 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 12 runs
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