Reds vs. Rockies Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets - Monday, May 15, 2023

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Reds vs. Rockies Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Monday, May 15, 2023

MLB Predictions

Randal Grichuk will look to extend his 11-game hitting streak when the Colorado Rockies (17-24) take on the Cincinnati Reds (18-22). The Reds are listed as -125 favorites on the moneyline for the contest, which starts at 8:40 PM ET Monday, live on SportsNet RM from Coors Field.

Hunter Greene will get the ball for Cincinnati while Colorado will counter with Connor Seabold.

Reds vs. Rockies Odds

  • Reds odds to win: -125
  • Rockies odds to win: +106
  • Spread: Reds -1.5
  • Total: 10.5 runs

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Game Time and Information

  • Date: Monday, May 15, 2023
  • Time: 8:40 PM ET
  • TV: SportsNet RM

Who Will Win Reds vs. Rockies?

Reds and Rockies Betting Trends

The Reds have been the moneyline favorite 11 total times this season. They’ve gone 6-5 in those games.

Cincinnati has a 4-3 record (winning 57.1% of its games) when playing as moneyline favorites of -125 or shorter.

The Rockies have been underdogs in 34 games this season and won 15 (44.1%) of those contests.

Colorado has entered 32 games this season as the underdog by +106 or more and is 14-18 in those contests.

The Reds have had an over/under set by bookmakers 40 times, and have combined with opponents to go over the total in 21 of those games (21-19-0).

The Rockies and their opponents have gone over the total this season in 16 of their 41 opportunities.

Reds Stats & Insights

The Reds have the No. 23 offense in baseball scoring 4.3 runs per game (171 total runs).

Cincinnati is fourth-worst in MLB play with 32 home runs.

The Reds’ .245 batting average ranks 15th in MLB.

Cincinnati’s 9.3 strikeouts per game are the fifth-most in MLB.

The pitching staff for the Reds has a collective 9.2 K/9, the ninth-best in MLB.

Cincinnati has a 4.90 team ERA that ranks 26th among all MLB pitching staffs.

Rockies Stats & Insights

The Rockies have scored the 15th-most runs in the league this season with 177 (4.3 per game).

Colorado’s 33 home runs rank 26th in MLB this season.

The Rockies’ .253 batting average ranks 12th in the league this season.

Colorado ranks 15th in MLB in strikeouts per game with an average of 8.6 Ks per contest.

The Rockies have an 8.1 K/9 this season as a pitching staff, which ranks 25th in the majors.

Colorado has the 22nd-ranked ERA (4.65) in the majors this season.

Reds Key Players to Watch

Greene makes the start for the Reds, his ninth of the season. He is 0-3 with a 3.69 ERA and 51 strikeouts in 39 2/3 innings pitched.

Jonathan India has been key for Cincinnati with three home runs, 17 RBI and a batting average of .295 this season.

Jake Fraley leads Cincinnati in home runs with five and runs batted in with 28.

Spencer Steer leads Cincinnati in home runs with five. He’s driven in 15 runs and is slugging .431.

Nick Senzel has 26 hits and an OBP of .333 to go with a slugging percentage of .417 this season.

Rockies Key Players to Watch

Seabold will take to the mound for the Rockies, his third start of the season.

Charlie Blackmon is hitting .282 with nine doubles, three home runs and 17 walks.

Kris Bryant is hitting .301 with five doubles, five home runs and 14 walks.

Jurickson Profar has eight doubles, five home runs and 19 walks while hitting .230.

Elias Diaz’s .328 batting average paces his team.

Reds and Rockies Injuries

Reds: TJ Friedl: 10 Day IL (Oblique), Nick Lodolo: 15 Day IL (Calf), Casey Legumina: 15 Day IL (Ankle), Fernando Cruz: 15 Day IL (Shoulder), Reiver Sanmartin: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Connor Overton: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Tony Santillan: 60 Day IL (Back), Vladimir Gutierrez: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Joey Votto: 60 Day IL (Bicep/shoulder), Tejay Antone: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Justin Dunn: 60 Day IL (Shoulder)

Rockies: C.J. Cron: 10 Day IL (Back), Ryan Feltner: 15 Day IL (Skull), German Márquez: 15 Day IL (Elbow), Dinelson Lamet: 15 Day IL (Back), Nick Mears: 15 Day IL (Oblique), Noah Davis: 15 Day IL (Elbow), Antonio Senzatela: 15 Day IL (Elbow), 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)

Reds vs. Rockies Prediction

  • Score Prediction: Rockies 5, Reds 4
  • Total Prediction: Under 10.5 runs
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