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Colorado Rockie vs. Miami Marlins 5/2/24 MLB Betting Picks

Colorado Rockie vs. Miami Marlins 5/2/24 – As the MLB season progresses, even struggling teams find themselves in the spotlight, providing unique betting opportunities at every premier sportsbook online. This Thursday, May 2, 2024, brings us a face-off between the Colorado Rockies and the Miami Marlins, two teams at the bottom of their respective divisions but each eager to turn their fates around. The Rockies, with a record of 7-21, and the Marlins, at 6-23, are set to clash at loanDepot park in a game that may not draw league-leading attention but offers intriguing possibilities for the astute bettor.

Colorado Rockie vs. Miami Marlins 5/2/24

When:Thursday, May 2, 2024, at 12:10 PM ET
Where:loanDepot park

Colorado Rockie vs. Miami Marlins 5/2/24

+1.5 -147
O 8 -120
-1.5 +119
U 8 +100
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Currently, the betting odds for this matchup remain unposted, leaving bettors in anticipation of how the sportsbooks will evaluate these two struggling squads. When available, these odds will provide a deeper insight into the game’s dynamics and potential wagering strategies.

Dakota Hudson (0-4, 6.57 ERA) vs. Edward Cabrera (1-1, 5.28 ERA)

The Rockies begin their game with Dakota Hudson who has a struggling season in which he has 0-4 record with a high ERA of 6.57. In 24.2 innings pitched, Hudson gave up 29 hits and 15 bases on balls, signifying problems with control of his pitches and locate skill. His troubles on the field have not only made the Rockies pitiful but also have become one of the main reasons for their defensive woes. Hudson will find it necessary to capitalize on his experience to prevent walks and throw off batter’s timing and aim for his team’s victory if he wants to.

Making the balance, the Marlins’ Edward Cabrera scores a slight edge with the stats being 1-1 and his ERA equaling 5.28. Similarly, even though Cabrera has had less innings on the field, his strikeout rate is admirable, as he has achieved 21 strikeouts in the 15.1 innings he has played. His ability to mow down opponents should be the first line of defense against the Rockies’ hitters, provided he doesn’t surrender control that easily and gives away too many hits.

Analyzing the Rockies’ Offensive and Defensive Play

Some good signs can be seen in the stats of the offensive of Colorado as well with a team batting average of .245 and 22 home runs to match the opponents today. Nevertheless, they have low on-base and slugging percentages that represent a weakness in producing sustainable runs. Based on their pitching performance, characterized by a team ERA of over 6, perhaps the bullpen would continue to be a weak point unless Hudson and others get to lower the opponent’s batting average (.297) against them.

Marlins’ Struggle at the Plate and on the Mound

Season-wise, the Miami team holds a batting average of .224, along with similar home runs numbers. One statistic that stands out as being particularly alarming is their on-base percentage of only .281 which is not enough to advance runners for scoring opportunities. Their ERA is also lower than that of the Rockies’, but yet both the teams seem to be having a hard time stopping their opponents from scoring regularly.


Colorado Rockie Betting Trends

Rockies are 2-3 in their last 5 games.
Colorado Rockies are 2-3 in their last 5 games against the spread
Rockies are 5-8 in their road games against the spread
The totals have gone OVER in 2 of Rockies’ last 5 games
The totals have gone OVER in 6 of Rockies’ 15 last games at home

Miami Marlins Betting Trends

Marlins are 0-5 in their last 5 games.
Miami Marlins are 1-4 in their last 5 games against the spread
Marlins are 6-7 in their road games against the spread
The totals have gone OVER in 2 of Marlins’ last 5 games
The totals have gone OVER in 10 of Marlins’ 16 last games at home

Colorado Rockie vs. Miami Marlins Betting Picks

For bettors looking for an edge in this matchup, considering the underperformance of both teams’ pitchers and some sparks in their batting lineups, the OVER on total runs might be a tempting option, depending on where the line is set. Both teams have demonstrated some ability to score runs and give up plenty as well.

In terms of a straight winner, the slight edge might go to the Marlins, purely based on Cabrera’s ability to strike out batters and possibly keep the Rockies’ hitters in check. However, this game could be a close call and might best serve as a secondary option for those looking at multi-game parlays. Enjoy these free baseball picks and look for opportunities to exploit any favorable odds as they become available!

Score Prediction: Marlins 6, Rockies 5.