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Baseball odds preview - Colorado vs. Miami


Colorado Rockies

Miami Marlins
1-2 April 03, 2014, 12:40 PM | Marlins Park 2-1



Miami will try to be nasty hosts on Thursday when the Colorado Rockies pay a visit to Marlins Park.

Franklin Morales gets the ball in front of a hostile crowd for the Rockies on this day; he's 0-0 on the season. The Marlins, meanwhile, will counter with Jacob Turner, who will be looking to improve on his 0-0 mark.View Colorado Rockies vs Miami Marlins Odds and Stats.

The Marlins were listed as -114 moneyline favorites earlier in the day at BetOnline, while oddsmakers set the opening total around 7.5 earlier at TopBet.

This game matches up the No. 22 (Marlins) and the No. 28 (Rockies) teams, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.

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Colorado was a 6-5 winner in its last match on the road against the Marlins. They won as +111 underdogs, while the total score of 11 made winners of OVER bettors. The Rockies enjoyed a 6-5 victory at the expense of the Marlins on Wednesday, with Jordan Lyles throwing 5 innings of 5-hit ball at Marlins Park.

How They Match Up:
Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Miami has baseball's No. 4-rated offensive output, at 9 hits per game. The Rockies average 9 hits per game, good for No. 9 on the list.

Defensively, Colorado features the No. 15-rated defense on the road, allowing 6.33 runs per game. Miami, meanwhile, comes in at No. 1 at home, scoring 6.33 runs per game.

A few Rockies at Marlins trends to consider:
Colorado is 2-4-1 SU in its last 7 games
Colorado is 2-5-1 SU in its last 8 games on the road
Colorado is 1-3-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Miami
Colorado is 1-3-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Miami
Miami is 6-0-1 SU in its last 7 games
Miami is 6-0-1 SU in its last 7 games at home


Next up:
Colorado home to Arizona, Friday, April 4th
Miami home to San Diego, Friday, April 4th

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