Miami Marlins vs. Colorado Rockies Matchup

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The Miami Marlins will be taking on the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field. This NL matchup starts at 3:10 p.m. ET and you can catch the game on both ATRM and FSFL.

Miami Marlins at Colorado Rockies Odds

Miami (+155) is entering this one as the underdog to Colorado (-165) and Vegas has put the Over/Under for this day game at 11.5 runs. The odds for betting on the games total sit at -110 for both the over and the under. Runline odds stand at -140 for taking the Marlins +1.5 runs and +120 for the Rockies -1.5.

The Rockies are 38-38 straight up (SU) and 36-39 against the spread (ATS). The team has lost 1.8 units for bettors taking the moneyline and 2.8 units (ATS). Colorado has covered the spread four times in its last seven games and the total has gone over in five of those seven. On the other hand, the Marlins are 29-47 SU and have gone 39-36 ATS. Overall, the teams lost 1.9 units for moneyline gamblers and 5.5 units ATS. Miami has covered the spread four times in its last seven games and the over has cashed in five of those seven.

Colorado games have an over/under record of 37-35-3 thus far in 2018. Miami has an over/under record of 39-36.

Trevor Richards is getting the nod for the visiting Marlins. Richards is 1-4 with a 5.45 ERA and 32 strikeouts. He has yet to face the Rockies this year and did not record a start against them in 2017, either.

The Rockies are sending lefty Tyler Anderson (4-2, 4.52 ERA) to the hill. Anderson has 69 strikeouts and 28 walks to his name, as well as a 1.33 WHIP. Anderson is 0-0 with a 0.00 ERA in one start against Miami this year.

As a unit, Colorado’s pitching staff has allowed 5.3 runs per game overall in 2018. The teams starters have a 4.79 ERA, 1.38 WHIP and 8.5 strikeouts per nine innings. The bullpen has a 5.61 ERA, 1.49 WHIP and 8.9 K/9.

Colorado’s hitters are putting up 4.8 runs per outing, including 7.2 per game over its last 10 games and 7.8 per game over their last five. The team has hit .331/.404/.576 over its last five matchups and is 4-1 SU during that span.

The Rockies hitters have been led by third baseman Nolan Arenado and right fielder Charlie Blackmon. Arenado is hitting .323/.410/.598 with 17 home runs, 53 RBIs and 51 runs scored, while Blackmon’s line is .283/.363/.490 with 14 homers, 35 RBIs and 59 runs.

In the visiting dugout, Miami’s pitching staff allowed 5.1 runs per game and its starters own a 4.85 ERA, 1.36 WHIP and 7.54 K/9. The bullpen has an ERA of 4.96, along with a WHIP of 1.36.

Marlins hitters have slashed .237/.306/.359 on their way to 3.5 runs scored per game in 2018, including 3.8 runs per game over the teams last 10 games and 4.0 per game over the teams last five contests (1-4 SU).

Miami’s offense has been sparked by third baseman Brian Anderson and second baseman Starlin Castro. Anderson is slashing .298/.374/.422 with four home runs, 36 RBIs and 41 runs scored, while Castro is slashing .272/.318/.374 with three homers, 27 RBIs and 42 runs scored.

The Marlins have gained 1.4 units and are 14-7 ATS when facing a lefty starter this season. The overs hit in 12 of those games, compared to nine that’ve gone under against -handed starting pitchers.

Miami Marlins vs. Colorado Rockies MLB Pick

Predictions: SU Winner – Rockies, ATS Winner – Marlins, O/U – OVER

Betting Notes

  • The under has cashed in just two of Colorado’s last seven games.
  • The Marlins have dropped four of their last five games SU.
  • Colorado has recorded 28.0 Runs + Hits + Errors per game over its last 10 outings and 30.6 over its last five.
  • The Marlins have hit six home runs in their last 10 games. The Rockies have hit 16 over their last 10.