Marlins vs. Rockies Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets - Monday, May 22, 2023

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Marlins vs. Rockies Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Monday, May 22, 2023

MLB Predictions

The Miami Marlins (24-23) visit the Colorado Rockies (19-28) at 8:40 PM ET Monday for a meeting between two of the league’s best hitters. For the favored Marlins (-117), Luis Arraez is batting .382 this year, first in the league, while Elias Diaz ranks fourth in the majors with a .326 average for the underdog Rockies.

Edward Cabrera starts for Miami while Chase Anderson is Colorado’s starter for the contest.

Marlins vs. Rockies Odds

  • Marlins odds to win: -117
  • Rockies odds to win: -102
  • Spread: Marlins -1.5
  • Total: 11.5 runs

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Game Time and Information

  • Date: Monday, May 22, 2023
  • Time: 8:40 PM ET
  • TV: SportsNet RM

Who Will Win Marlins vs. Rockies?

Marlins and Rockies Betting Trends

The Marlins have gone 11-8 in games they were favored on the moneyline (winning 57.9% of those games).

When it has played as moneyline favorites with odds of -117 or shorter, Miami has a 9-5 record (winning 64.3% of its games).

This season, the Rockies have been the underdog 38 times and won 16, or 42.1%, of those games.

Colorado has entered 37 games this season as the underdog by -102 or more and is 15-22 in those contests.

The Marlins have combined with opponents to go over the total 20 times this season for a 20-24-2 record against the over/under.

The Rockies’ games have gone over the total in 20 of their 47 chances.

Marlins Stats & Insights

The Marlins are the third-lowest scoring team in baseball averaging 3.5 runs per game (164 total).

Miami is 23rd in MLB play with 43 home runs. They average 0.9 per game.

The Marlins are 14th in the majors with a .249 batting average.

Miami strikes out 8.6 times per game to rank 13th in the majors.

The Marlins pitching staff is sixth in the majors with a collective 9.4 strikeouts per nine innings.

Miami’s 4.45 team ERA ranks 20th across all MLB pitching staffs.

Rockies Stats & Insights

The Rockies have scored the 14th-most runs in the league this season with 208 (4.4 per game).

Colorado’s 37 home runs rank 26th in MLB this season.

The Rockies’ .257 batting average is among the best in baseball, ranking 10th in MLB.

Colorado ranks 15th with an average of 8.6 strikeouts per game.

The Rockies have a 7.9 K/9 this season as a pitching staff, which ranks 25th in the majors.

Colorado has the 26th-ranked ERA (4.98) in the majors this season.

Marlins Key Players to Watch

Cabrera gets the start for the Marlins, his 10th of the season. He is 3-3 with a 5.13 ERA and 55 strikeouts in 40 1/3 innings pitched.

Arraez leads Miami with a batting average of .382.

Jorge Soler is batting .247 this season with a team-high 12 home runs and 27 RBI.

Bryan De La Cruz has collected 44 base hits, an OBP of .321 and a slugging percentage of .445 this season.

Jon Berti is batting .280 with an OBP of .324 and a slugging percentage of .364 this season.

Rockies Key Players to Watch

Anderson will take to the mound for the Rockies, his second start of the season.

Charlie Blackmon is batting .276 with 11 doubles, a triple, three home runs and 18 walks.

Diaz has 22 runs batted in while hitting .326. Both pace his team.

Jurickson Profar is hitting .248 with nine doubles, five home runs and 20 walks.

Kris Bryant is hitting .288 with five doubles, five home runs and 17 walks.

Marlins and Rockies Injuries

Marlins: Avisaíl García: 10 Day IL (Back), Jesús Sánchez: 10 Day IL (Hamstring), Jazz Chisholm: 10 Day IL (Toe), A.J. Puk: 15 Day IL (Elbow), Trevor Rogers: 15 Day IL (Forearm ), Johnny Cueto: 15 Day IL (Biceps), Tommy Nance: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Max Meyer: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Anthony Bender: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Nic Enright: 60 Day IL (Illness)

Rockies: C.J. Cron: 10 Day IL (Back), Ryan Feltner: 15 Day IL (Skull), Dinelson Lamet: 15 Day IL (Back), Nick Mears: 15 Day IL (Oblique), Noah Davis: 15 Day IL (Elbow), Antonio Senzatela: 15 Day IL (Elbow), German Márquez: 60 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)

Marlins vs. Rockies Prediction

  • Score Prediction: Rockies 5, Marlins 4
  • Total Prediction: Under 11.5 runs
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