Brewers vs. Rockies Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets - Thursday, May 4, 2023

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Brewers vs. Rockies Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Thursday, May 4, 2023

MLB Predictions

The Colorado Rockies (11-20) seek to complete a series sweep as they take a 2-0 lead into the finale versus the Milwaukee Brewers (18-12) at 3:10 PM ET on Thursday from Coors Field. The Brewers are favored (-155) by sportsbooks to prevent the sweep and pick up their first win of the series.

Milwaukee’s Wade Miley and Colorado’s Connor Seabold have been named the starters for this contest.

Brewers vs. Rockies Odds

  • Brewers odds to win: -155
  • Rockies odds to win: +134
  • Spread: Brewers -1.5
  • Total: 12 runs

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Game Time and Information

  • Date: Thursday, May 4, 2023
  • Time: 3:10 PM ET
  • TV: SportsNet RM

Who Will Win Brewers vs. Rockies?

Brewers and Rockies Betting Trends

The Brewers have put together an 11-8 record in games they were listed as the moneyline favorite (winning 57.9% of those games).

When it has played as moneyline favorites with odds of -155 or shorter, Milwaukee has gone 2-4 (33.3%).

This season, the Rockies have been the underdog 24 times and won nine, or 37.5%, of those games.

Colorado is 6-13 this season when entering a game as the underdog by +134 or more on the moneyline.

The Brewers have played in 30 games with an over/under set, and have combined with their opponents to go over the total 12 times (12-17-1).

The Rockies’ games have gone over the total in 13 of their 31 chances.

Brewers Stats & Insights

The Brewers rank 18th in runs scored with 131, 4.4 per game.

Milwaukee is 19th in MLB play with 33 home runs. They average 1.1 per game.

The Brewers’ .239 batting average ranks 21st in MLB.

Milwaukee strikes out 9.2 times per game to rank 17th in the majors.

The Brewers pitching staff is 25th in MLB with a collective 7.9 strikeouts per nine innings.

Milwaukee has the third-ranked team ERA across all MLB pitching staffs (3.34).

Rockies Stats & Insights

The Rockies rank 24th in the majors with 125 total runs scored this season.

Colorado has hit 26 homers this season, which ranks 25th in the majors.

The Rockies have a team batting average of .252 this season, which ranks 14th among MLB teams.

Colorado ranks 20th in MLB in strikeouts per game with an average of nine Ks per contest.

The Rockies have a 7.8 K/9 this season as a pitching staff, which ranks 26th in baseball.

Colorado pitchers have a combined ERA of 5.07 ERA this year, which ranks 26th in MLB.

Brewers Key Players to Watch

Miley (3-1 with a 1.86 ERA and 19 strikeouts in 29 2/3 innings pitched) makes the start for the Brewers, his sixth of the season.

Rowdy Tellez leads Milwaukee in home runs with eight and runs batted in with 21.

Willy Adames has collected 24 hits this season and has an OBP of .328. He’s slugging .398 on the year.

Brian Anderson has collected 25 base hits, an OBP of .319 and a slugging percentage of .441 this season.

Christian Yelich has collected 25 hits this season and has an OBP of .320. He’s slugging .345 on the year.

Rockies Key Players to Watch

The Rockies will send Seabold to the mound for his first start this season.

Charlie Blackmon is batting .275 with seven doubles, three home runs and 14 walks.

Kris Bryant is hitting .299 with four doubles, four home runs and 10 walks.

Elias Diaz leads the Rockies with a team-best batting average of .337.

C.J. Cron has shown his power as he leads his team with six home runs and 16 RBI.

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 5, Rockies 4
  • Total Prediction: Under 12 runs
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