Colorado Rockies vs. Miami Marlins: Preview, Predictions and Picks for May 2, 2024 12:10 PM

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May 2, 2024 6:10 AM
The Colorado Rockies, struggling on the road with a 2-13 record, face the Miami Marlins at loanDepot park on May 2, 2024 at 12:10 PM. With the Marlins leading the series 2-0, they'll look to sweep the Rockies, who are desperate for a win to turn around their dismal 7-23 record. Expect a warm day at the park, with a temperature of 78 degrees and no chance of precipitation.
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Colorado Rockies vs Miami Marlins Probable Pitchers

The probable starting pitcher for the Colorado Rockies in their upcoming matchup against the Miami Marlins is Peter Lambert, who boasts a 2-1 record and 4.67 ERA in his 17 full innings pitched. Despite yielding 17 hits and 6 walks, Lambert has shown promise with 15 strikeouts and only one home run allowed, giving the Rockies a fighting chance against the Marlins.

Edward Cabrera, the probable starting pitcher for the Miami Marlins, will look to build on his recent performance, where he has struck out 21 batters in 16 innings of work, as he takes the mound against the Colorado Rockies. Despite an ERA of 5.28, Cabrera's ability to miss bats and limit walks will be crucial in containing the Rockies' potent offense.

Colorado Rockies Analysis

As the Colorado Rockies prepare to face the Miami Marlins, their batting stats paint a concerning picture. With a team average of .241, the Rockies' offense has struggled to consistently produce, ranking 14th in the league. Their struggles are compounded by their lack of speed, with only 10 stolen bases on the season, good for 30th in the MLB. However, Ryan McMahon has been a bright spot, leading the team with a .324 batting average, 4 home runs, and 18 RBIs. If the Rockies hope to come out on top against the Marlins, they'll need to capitalize on opportunities and find ways to get runners across the plate, as their 25th-ranked 113 runs scored suggests they've struggled to do so thus far.

Miami Marlins Analysis

As the Colorado Rockies prepare to take on the Miami Marlins, they'll need to contend with a Marlins team that has struggled to consistently produce at the plate. Miami's batting stats paint a concerning picture, with the team ranking 24th in strikeouts, 22nd in hits, and 25th in batting average. However, they do have some bright spots, such as Luis Arraez's .295 batting average and Bryan De La Cruz's 5 home runs. If the Rockies can neutralize these threats, they may be able to take advantage of the Marlins' struggles and come out on top. Edward Cabrera, Miami's probable starting pitcher, will need to bring his A-game to contain the Rockies' offense and give his team a chance to win.

Colorado Rockies vs Miami Marlins Injuries

Miami Marlins

  • Tim Anderson (SS): Day-To-Day
  • Kemp Alderman (RF): Day-To-Day
  • A.J. Puk (SP): 15-Day-IL
  • Jake Burger (1B): 10-Day-IL
  • Braxton Garrett (SP): 15-Day-IL

Colorado Rockies

  • Evan Justice (RP): Day-To-Day
  • Greg Jones (SS): Day-To-Day
  • Gavin Hollowell (RP): Day-To-Day
  • Noah Davis (SP): Day-To-Day
  • Case Williams (SP): Day-To-Day

Colorado Rockies vs Miami Marlins Betting Odds

The Miami Marlins are favored to win, with current odds of -170, a slight adjustment from the opening odds of -190, while the total is set at 7.5 runs. Bettors are expecting a competitive matchup, with the Marlins' slight edge in the odds reflecting their home-field advantage.

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Colorado Rockies vs Miami Marlins Prediction

I'm predicting a thrilling 6-4 Marlins victory, and by thrilling, I mean I'll be thrilled if I'm right!

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MLB Player Prop Picks for Rockies vs Marlins

Vidal Brujan (MIA) Over 0.5 Singles +105
  • Grade: B+
  • Expected Value: +1.0%
  • Odds to Hit: 50.5%
  • Bet Units: 0.8
  • Fair Odds: -102
  • Market Width: 40
Nick Gordon (MIA) Over 0.5 Hits -180
  • Grade: B
  • Expected Value: +1.0%
  • Odds to Hit: 65.2%
  • Bet Units: 0.6
  • Fair Odds: -187
  • Market Width: 71
Brenton Doyle (OF) - COL Over 0.5 Singles +100
  • They're projected for 0.6 1B.
  • In games they had at least 2 at bats:
  • • Season 58.6% (17-12) (impl -142)
  • • Last 25 56.0% (14-11) (impl -127)
  • • Last 20 65.0% (13-7) (impl -186)
  • • Last 15 66.7% (10-5) (impl -200)
  • • Last 10 70.0% (7-3) (impl -233)
  • • Last 5 80.0% (4-1) (impl -400)
  • • Last 3 66.7% (2-1) (impl -200)

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