Marlins vs. Rockies Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets - Wednesday, May 24, 2023

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Marlins vs. Rockies Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Wednesday, May 24, 2023

MLB Predictions

Luis Arraez, batting .371 this season, leads the Miami Marlins (24-25) into a matchup with Elias Diaz (.345 AVG) and the Colorado Rockies (21-28). The Marlins are -167 favorites on the moneyline for the matchup at Coors Field, beginning at 8:40 PM ET live on SportsNet RM.

Miami’s Sandy Alcantara and Colorado’s Karl Kauffmann have been named the starters for this contest.

Marlins vs. Rockies Odds

  • Marlins odds to win: -167
  • Rockies odds to win: +142
  • Spread: Marlins -1.5
  • Total: 10.5 runs

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Game Time and Information

  • Date: Wednesday, May 24, 2023
  • Time: 8:40 PM ET
  • TV: SportsNet RM

Who Will Win Marlins vs. Rockies?

Marlins and Rockies Betting Trends

The Marlins have won 11 of the 21 games they were listed as the moneyline favorite this season (52.4%).

Miami has played as moneyline favorites of -167 or shorter in just two games this season, which it split 1-1.

The Rockies have won 18, or 45%, of the 40 games they’ve played as underdogs this season.

Colorado has a record of 8-18 in games where bookmakers have it as underdogs of at least +142 on the moneyline.

In the 48 games in which bookmakers have set an over/under for the Marlins, they have combined with opponents to go over the total 20 times (20-26-2).

The Rockies’ games have gone over the total in 20 of their 49 chances.

Marlins Stats & Insights

The Marlins score the third-fewest runs in baseball (171 total, 3.5 per game).

Miami is 23rd in MLB play with 45 home runs. They average 0.9 per game.

The Marlins are 14th in MLB with a .251 batting average.

Miami strikes out 8.4 times per game to rank 10th in baseball.

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

Miami has the 21st-ranked team ERA among all MLB pitching staffs (4.47).

Rockies Stats & Insights

The Rockies have scored 218 runs (4.4 per game) this season, which ranks 14th in MLB.

Colorado ranks 26th in Major League Baseball with just 38 home runs as a team.

The Rockies rank 11th in MLB with a .256 team batting average.

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

The Rockies average just 9.4 strikeouts per nine innings as a pitching staff, which ranks 27th in the league.

Colorado has the 27th-ranked ERA (4.91) in the majors this season.

Marlins Key Players to Watch

Alcantara makes the start for the Marlins, his 10th of the season. He is 1-5 with a 5.21 ERA and 54 strikeouts in 57 2/3 innings pitched.

Arraez leads Miami with a batting average of .371.

Jorge Soler is batting .246 this season with a team-high 13 home runs and 29 RBI.

Bryan De La Cruz has 49 hits this season and a slash line of .302/.341/.457.

Jon Berti has collected 40 hits this season and has an OBP of .329. He’s slugging .362 on the year.

Rockies Key Players to Watch

The Rockies’ Kauffmann will make his second start of the season.

Charlie Blackmon is batting .275 with 12 doubles, a triple, three home runs and 18 walks.

Diaz has 24 RBI while batting .345. Both are team-highs.

Jurickson Profar is hitting .250 with 11 doubles, five home runs and 21 walks.

Kris Bryant is hitting .287 with six doubles, five home runs and 17 walks.

Marlins and Rockies Injuries

Marlins: Jesús Sánchez: 10 Day IL (Hamstring), Avisaíl García: 10 Day IL (Back), Jazz Chisholm: 10 Day IL (Toe), A.J. Puk: 15 Day IL (Elbow), Trevor Rogers: 15 Day IL (Forearm ), Johnny Cueto: 60 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 6, Marlins 5
  • Total Prediction: Over 10.5 runs
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