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Colorado RockiesMiami Marlins
Aug 23, 7:10 PM | GrassMarlins Park

Colorado Rockies vs Miami Marlins Odds

59-70TEAM RECORD48-78

The Colorado Rockies will look to grab a road win when they take on the Marlins in Miami at Marlins Park on Friday in baseball odds action.

Tom Koehler will take the mound for Miami, and he'll carry a 3-8 record into the contest. Jhoulys Chacin gets the ball for Colorado; he's 11-7 so far this season.

View Colorado vs Miami Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Those who planned on backing the visitors in this one found the Rockies listed as favorites of 115 at most sportsbooks, including Bovada. Total bettors saw the number open in the area of 7.5, check for updates at 5Dimes.

Power Rankings:
The MLB Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the National League's No. 11-rated Rockies taking on the National League's No. 9-rated Marlins in this contest.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Miami's No. 15-rated National League offense, averaging 3.2 runs per game, against a Rockies defense that ranks No. 12 in the National League at 4.5 in runs allowed per game. The Marlins have averaged 7.8 hits per game so far, less than Rockies batters have averaged on the year (9.1 hits per game).

Comparing defensive stats, Colorado owns the National League's No. 13-rated road mark, allowing 4.6 runs per game on the highway. Miami, on the other hand, rates No. 13 in scoring at home.

In their last action, Colorado was a 5-4 loser on the road against the Phillies. Bettors on Philadelphia at -127 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (9) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well. Colorado didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 5-4 to Philadelphia on Thursday at Citizens Bank Park.

Last time out for Miami, they were a 6-0 loser as they battled the Dodgers at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Dodgers at -240 were rewarded, while the 6 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Miami didn't plate a single run in their last outing, shut down by Clayton Kershaw in a losing cause, 6-0, against Los Angeles on Thursday.

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

Miami Marlins Trends:
When playing on Friday are 4-6
Before playing Colorado are 7-3
After playing LA Dodgers are 2-8
After a loss are 3-7

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

Next up:
Colorado at Miami, Saturday, August 24

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