Milwaukee Brewers at Colorado Rockies Free Pick

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A series sweep is on the line as the Milwaukee Brewers will be taking on the Colorado Rockies in Game 3 of the NL Divisional Playoffs. The visiting Brewers currently own a sturdy 2-0 lead in the series, and the action will be televised on MLB Network. This matchup gets underway 4:37 p.m. ET.

Milwaukee Brewers at Colorado Rockies Odds

Vegas has listed Colorado (-145) as the favorite over Milwaukee (+135). Bettors are able to wager on the game’s total with odds posted at even money (+100) for over 10 runs and -120 for under 10. Bettors can also wager on the game’s runline with the odds coming in at Brewers +1.5 runs (-160) and Rockies -1.5 runs (+140).

Including the regular season, the Rockies are 92-74 straight up (SU) and 88-78 against the spread (ATS). They’ve gained 18.9 units for moneyline bettors and 8.7 units (ATS). Colorado has covered the spread four times in its last seven games and the total has gone under in four of those seven. The Brewers have gone 98-67 SU this year and are 86-79 ATS. Overall, the team’s gained 25.6 units for moneyline gamblers and 3.1 units ATS. Milwaukee is 3-4 ATS over its last seven games and the total has gone under in four of those seven.

Rockies games have an over/under record of 69-89-8 in 2018. Brewers games have gone under 83 times, gone over 78 times and pushed on four occasions.

Wade Miley will get the nod for Milwaukee. The southpaw Miley is 5-2 with a 2.57 ERA and 50 strikeouts. He’s 0-0 with five strikeouts and a 5.40 ERA against Colorado this year.

The Rockies are turning to righty German Marquez (14-11, 3.77 ERA), who has 230 strikeouts and 57 walks as well as a 1.20 WHIP. Marquez is 0-1 with 12 strikeouts and a 5.40 ERA across two starts against Milwaukee this year.

With a team slash line of .239/.346/.328, Milwaukee has tallied 3.5 runs per game through two postseason outings. The Rockies are hitting .186/.240/.230 over three games and the team has put up 1.3 runs in this year’s playoffs.

The Rockies bullpen has registered an ERA of 3.46 and a WHIP of 1.69 this postseason, while Brewers relievers have fared noticeably better with a 1.64 ERA and 0.73 WHIP.

Milwaukee’s hitters have been led by outfielders Christian Yelich and Lorenzo Cain. Yelich is slashing .326/.406/.601 with 37 home runs, 112 RBIs, 121 runs and 23 stolen bases, while Cain has a .303 average with 10 homers, 38 RBIs, 91 runs and 30 stolen bases.

Right fielder Charlie Blackmon and third baseman Nolan Arenado have led the Rockies’ hitters this year. Blackmon is hitting .289/.356/.496 with 29 home runs, 71 RBIs and 120 runs scored, and Arenado’s line sits at .296/.370/.555 with 38 homers, 112 RBIs and 104 runs scored.

The Brewers are coming off of a 4-0 victory in Game .

Milwaukee Brewers vs. Colorado Rockies MLB Prediction

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

Betting Trends

  • The over has hit in just two of Colorado’s last seven games.
  • The Brewers have won 12 of their last 13 games SU while the Rockies have lost three of their last four.
  • Colorado has posted 23.4 Runs + Hits + Errors per game over its last 10 games and 18.8 over its last five.
  • The Brewers have hit 16 home runs in their last 10 games. The Rockies have hit 21 over their last 10.