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Henderson Alvarez, Franklin Morales Take Mound in Miami Marlins vs Colorado Rockies Tilt

Miami Marlins


Colorado Rockies
Friday, August 22, 2014 8:40 PM ET
Coors Field

Those betting on MLB baseball odds will look to pick a winner at Coors Field on Friday as the host Colorado Rockies battle the Miami Marlins in baseball betting odds action.

The Colorado Rockies will rely on Franklin Morales to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while Henderson Alvarez will be his counterpart for the Miami Marlins. Franklin Morales is 5-6 this season, and Henderson Alvarez is 9-5.

Miami Marlins vs Colorado Rockies Opening Odds and Betting Line

Betting fans looking to pick the visiting Miami Marlins before the first pitch in this match found them as -118-moneyline favorites earlier today at Bovada. They saw the over/under total of 9.5 earlier at TopBet.

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Computer Prediction: Miami Marlins vs Colorado Rockies Pick

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 4.3-4 victory for the Marlins. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Miami Marlins vs Colorado Rockies Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Colorado Rockies bring a 50-76 record to the battle against the 63-63 Marlins. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Colorado vs Miami injuries news.

This game puts the Colorado Rockies, most recently No. 22 in Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Miami Marlins, who rate a No. 19 in the latest survey.

How Miami Marlins vs Colorado Rockies Stats Matchup

On offense, it's a battle between the Colorado Rockies and its No. 3-rated batting order, averaging 4.68 runs per nine innings, against the No. 15 lineup of the Miami Marlins at 4.02 runs per outing.

Miami brings the No. 19-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Rockies's No. 30-ranked defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Last time out for Miami, they were a 5-4 loser as they battled the Rangers at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Rangers at +135 were rewarded, while the 9 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors. The Marlins endured a 5-4 loss at the hands of the Rangers on Wednesday, with Nathan Eovaldi throwing 5 innings of 9-hit ball at Marlins Park.

In their last action, Colorado was a 5-2 winner at home against the Royals. Bettors on Colorado at -102 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (7) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well. The Rockies enjoyed a 5-2 victory at the expense of the Royals on Wednesday, with Jorge De La Rosa throwing 8 innings of 5-hit ball at Coors Field.

Miami Marlins vs Colorado Rockies Betting Odds Trends

Miami is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
Miami is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Miami's last 6 games on the road
Miami is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing Colorado
Colorado is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
Colorado is 7-16 SU in its last 23 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Colorado's last 7 games
Colorado is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games at home

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Miami at Colorado, Saturday, August 23rd