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Colorado Rockies vs. Oakland Athletics 5/23/24 MLB Betting Picks

Colorado Rockies vs. Oakland Athletics 5/23/24 – As the Colorado Rockies (15-31) prepare to face off against the Oakland Athletics (19-30) on May 23, 2024, betting enthusiasts are turning to top-tier online betting sites to place their wagers on this MLB matchup. The game, set to take place at the iconic Oakland Coliseum, features two teams with struggling records looking to improve their standings. Broadcasted live on MLBN at 3:37 PM ET, fans can also stream the action on MLB.TV, setting the stage for an intriguing clash.

Colorado Rockies vs. Oakland Athletics 5/23/24

When:Thursday, May 23, 2024, at 3:37 PM ET
Where:Oakland Coliseum

Colorado Rockies vs. Oakland Athletics 5/23/24

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The betting odds for this game are still pending, but given the teams’ recent performances, bettors will need to keep a keen eye on the updates. Once available, these odds will be crucial in determining the best value bets based on each team’s current form and historical matchups.

Ryan Feltner (1-4, 5.69 ERA) vs. Kyle Muller (0-0, 3.77 ERA)

Ryan Feltner is a pitcher for the Rockies who is struggling this season with a 1-4 win-loss and an ERA of 5.69. He reached 42 strikeouts in 49 innings, but his ERA number is high at 5.69 while he also had a 1.49 WHIP – meaning he allowed a lot of runners to reach base and score runs. The use and control of hits and home run rates will be key for Feltner in this game, as Oakland hits the ball hard when they see trouble behind the plate.

Kyle Muller in contrast has a high ERA 3.77 and WHIP 1.15. He has not yet recorded a loss or win this season but has been efficient over 28.2 innings and 23 strikers with a low walk rate that will make him steady on the mound. Muller’s ability to efficiently reduce base runners by providing lower hits and walks can help the Athletics in a big way.

Rockies’ Offensive and Defensive Balance

With the Rockies team statistics it can be clearly understood that in batting average the team has .246 with an on-base percentage of .306. The quality of their pitching and fielding positions with an ERA of 5.34 and WHIP of 1.56 makes this team seem unpredictable on offense and defense despite their 37 homers and 182 runs scored. This is clear in their unsustainability in restricting opponents’ batting when they allowed a .283 average against them.

Athletics’ Power and Precision

Athletics are not much better placed in overall standings but are hitting more home runs with 58 being in their stats. Their average batting is a bit lower at .220 but their slugging percentage at .379 also shows that they are capable of big hits like the Rockies though. The team’s ERA of 4.53 and WHIP of 1.34 are a bit better than the Rockies’ exposing an advantageous pitching lineup which may be key to preventing the Rockies’ batters from scoring.


Colorado Rockies 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 12-13 in their road games against the spread
The totals have gone OVER in 4 of Rockies’ last 5 games
The totals have gone OVER in 9 of Rockies’ 21 last games at home

Oakland Athletics Betting Trends

Athletics are 0-5 in their last 5 games.
Oakland Athletics are 0-5 in their last 5 games against the spread
Athletics are 12-14 in their road games against the spread
The totals have gone OVER in 1 of Athletics’ last 5 games
The totals have gone OVER in 12 of Athletics’ 23 last games at home

Colorado Rockies vs. Oakland Athletics Betting Picks

Considering the pitching matchups and current team dynamics, this game might lean towards a higher-scoring affair, especially with the Rockies’ tendency for games to go OVER. Kyle Muller’s steadier arm could be the difference-maker for the Athletics, making them a slightly safer bet if the odds favor them reasonably.

In terms of MLB Winning Picks, the outcome in this matchup involves balancing the Rockies’ offensive potential against the Athletics’ better pitching. Prop bets on total home runs and strikeouts might offer value, given the teams’ stats. The predicted score, considering all factors, might edge towards a close game with the Athletics pulling ahead:

Score Prediction: Athletics 6, Rockies 5.