Colorado Rockies vs Miami Marlins Prediction MLB Picks 5/2/24

Miami Marlins (7-24) vs Colorado Rockies (7-22)

Game Info: Thursday, May 2, 2024 at 12:10 pm (loanDepot park)

Edward Cabrera (1-1) (5.28) vs Peter Lambert (2-1) (4.67)

Betting Odds: Miami Marlins -152 / Colorado Rockies +139 --- Over/Under: 8 Click Here for the Latest Odds

In this article, we will formulate a Colorado Rockies vs Miami Marlins Prediction for this MLB game on Thursday, May 2nd at the loanDepot Park. To formulate this prediction, we will examine:

-The Rockies recent form and recent player performance 

-The Marlins recent form and recent play performance

-Recent Betting trends and streaks involving Colorado

-Recent Betting trends and streaks involving Miami

-Recent betting trends in games played between the Rockies and Marlins

-A summary that ties it all together and produces a favorable betting outcome for today’s game between the Rockies and Marlins. 

Rockies Have Trailed for 30 Straight Games

The Rockies are coming off another loss on Wednesday and they have now trailed in 30 straight games. On Wednesday the Rockies scored only one run and that led to the three run defeat. Elias Diaz had the only run driven in and one hit. The Rockies are averaging 3.86 runs while their pitching is giving up 6.31 runs per game. The offense is ranked 22nd while the pitching is ranked 30th. The Rockies will take on the Pirates and Giants following this series.

The Offense is Awful

The offense hasn’t been good enough for a team that is playing their home games at Coors Field. They have a batting average of .244 which is 13th. Ryan McMahon has hit four home runs and driven in 18 RBIs. Getting the start for the Rockies will be Peter Lambert who sits with a 2-1 record and ERA of 4.67. In his last appearance against the San Diego Padres, he went 2.2 innings giving up zero hits and zero runs. 

Marlins Have Won Two Straight

The Marlins haven’t found much success this season but they have won two straight games. On Wednesday the Marlins pitching was good giving up only one run and that led to the victory. Roddery Munoz started the game on the mound and went six innings giving up three hits and one run. He also had seven strikeouts. The Marlins are averaging 3.58 runs while their pitching is giving up 5.61 runs per game. The offense is ranked 27th in the league while the defense is ranked 19th. They have a run differential of -2.03 which is 28th. Getting the start for the Marlins will be Edward Cabrera who sits with a 1-1 record and an ERA of 5.28. In his last start against the Nationals, he went 4.1 innings giving up four hits and six runs. In 15.1 innings so far this season he has given up nine earned runs. Jazz Chisholm on the season has hit four home runs and driven in 17 RBIs. 

Miami Marlins Player Prop Facts

  • Bryan De La Cruz has hit a home run in four of the Marlins' last seven day games.
  • Bryan De La Cruz has recorded at least one RBI in each of the Marlins' last five games against NL West opponents.
  • Luis Arraez has recorded two or more hits in each of the Marlins' last four day games.
  • Bryan De La Cruz has recorded two or more total bases in each of the Marlins' last five games against NL West opponents.
  • Luis Arraez has scored a run in each of his last six home appearances against the Rockies after playing the previous day.
  • Edward Cabrera has recorded seven or more strikeouts in four of his five previous home appearances against NL West opponents.
  • Bryan De La Cruz has recorded a Double in four of the Marlins' last five games against NL West opponents at LoanDepot Park.
  • Luis Arraez has recorded at least one Single in each of the Marlins' last four day games.

Colorado Rockies Player Prop Facts

  • Elias Diaz has hit a home run in five of the Rockies' last 11 games against the Marlins.
  • Jacob Stallings has recorded at least one RBI in four of his last five appearances against the Marlins.
  • Brendan Rodgers has scored at least one run in each of his last seven appearances in day games against NL East teams that held a losing record.
  • Ryan McMahon has recorded at least one total base in each of the Rockies' last seven games as underdogs.
  • Charlie Blackmon has recorded at least one hit in each of his last 11 Thursday day appearances with the Rockies as underdogs.
  • Ezequiel Tovar has recorded a Double in three of the Rockies' last four games against NL opponents that held a losing record.
  • Elias Diaz has recorded at least one Single in each of his last four appearances in day games against NL East teams that held a losing record.
  • Ryan McMahon ranks 10th amongst qualified players for On Base Percentage (.408) this season.

Matchup/League Facts

  • The Miami Marlins rank 30th in the league for walks allowed this season (132).
  • The Miami Marlins rank 29th in the league for doubles this season (36).
  • The Colorado Rockies rank 30th in the league for steals this season (10).
  • The Colorado Rockies rank 30th in the league for ERA this season (6.00).

Colorado Rockies vs Miami Marlins Prediction

The Rockies haven’t had many wins this season, but they are going to pick up a victory here. The Marlins send Edward Cabrera to the mound and in his last start gave up six runs in 4.1 innings. The Rockies might not have Peter Lambert being lights out here, but he’s going to have a strong start. Lambert is going to give up only a couple of runs, and the Rockies are going to get the job done. Back the Rockies on the money line to cash. 

The pick in this article is the opinion of the writer, not a PickDawgz site consensus.

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