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Marlins vs Rockies Baseball Game Preview

Miami MarlinsColorado Rockies
July 24, 8:40 PM | GrassCoors Field

Miami Marlins vs Colorado Rockies Odds

37-61TEAM RECORD48-53

A key battle on the MLB odds menu sees visiting Miami duelling Colorado on Wednesday at Coors Field.

Jacob Turner, with a record of 3-2 on the season, gets the ball for the Marlins, while the Rockies trot Jorge De La Rosa to the mound in this one. He is 9-5 so far in 2013.

View Miami vs Colorado Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks such as Bovada had installed the Rockies as -165 moneyline favorites in this particular MLB matchup. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 9 before betting at 5Dimes started to move the line.

Power Rankings:
The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Rockies rated this week at No. 10 and the Marlins sitting at No. 12.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Colorado's No. 3 ranked National League offense (4.4 runs per game) against a Marlins defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 8 in the National League at 4.2 runs allowed per game. The Rockies have been averaging 9.1 hits per game, more than the Marlins have managed so far this season (7.8 hits on average).

Miami brings the National League's No. 8-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Rockies' league No. 10-ranked defense.

The Marlins were a 4-2 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Rockies. That made winners of bettors who got Miami at +139 on the moneyline, while the total score (6) was good news for UNDER bettors. The Marlins enjoyed a 4-2 victory at the expense of the Rockies on Tuesday, with Jose Fernandez throwing 7 innings of 5-hit ball at Coors Field.

Miami Marlins Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 3-7
Before playing Colorado are 8-2
After playing Colorado are 5-5
After a win are 6-4

Colorado Rockies Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing Miami are 3-7
After playing Miami are 5-5
After a loss are 6-4

A few Marlins at Rockies trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Miami's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Miami's last 5 games on the road
Miami is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Colorado
Miami is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Colorado
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Colorado's last 9 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Colorado's last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Colorado's last 13 games when playing Miami
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Colorado's last 6 games when playing Miami

Next up:
Miami at Colorado, Thursday, July 25