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Miami MarlinsColorado Rockies
Aug 18, 8:10 PM | GrassCoors Field

Miami Marlins vs Colorado Rockies Odds

54-66TEAM RECORD45-72

The Colorado Rockies look to emerge victorious in MLB odds action as the Marlins arrive at Coors Field on Saturday.

Colorado sends Tyler Chatwood out against Nathan Eovaldi for the Marlins in this game. Chatwood is 2-1 with a 1.26 ERA on the season, while Eovaldi is 3-8 on the year and has a 4.28 ERA.

View Miami vs Colorado Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks had set the Rockies as -135 favorites on the opening moneyline for this contest. The over under opened at 11 for bettors hoping to turn a profit on totals.

Power Rankings:
The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Rockies rated this week at No. 8 and the Marlins sitting at No. 14.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Colorado's No. 2-rated National League offense, averaging 4.8 runs per game, against a Marlins defense that ranks No. 11 in the National League at 4.5 in runs allowed per game. The Rockies have averaged 9.4 hits per game so far, more than Marlins batters have averaged on the year (8 hits per game).

Defensively, Miami features the National League's No. 7-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.4 runs per game. Colorado, meanwhile, comes in at No. 1 in the National League at home, scoring 5.8 runs per game.

Last time out for Miami, they were a 6-5 winner as they battled the Rockies on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Marlins at +129 were rewarded, while the 11 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Miami looks to continue its winning ways following a victory last time out against the Rockies, a 6-5 final on Friday in support of Wade LeBlanc at Coors Field.

Miami Marlins Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Colorado are 6-4
After playing Colorado are 5-5
After a win are 2-8

Colorado Rockies Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Miami are 4-6
After playing Miami are 5-5
After a loss are 4-6

A few Marlins at Rockies trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Miami's last 9 games when playing Colorado
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Miami's last 6 games when playing on the road against Colorado
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Miami's last 6 games
Miami is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Colorado's last 9 games when playing Miami
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Colorado's last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Colorado's last 6 games when playing at home against Miami
Colorado is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games

Next up:
Miami at Colorado, Sunday, August 19

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