MLB Picks: Miami Marlins vs. Colorado Rockies

Jeff GrantContributor IJuly 24, 2013

MLB Picks: Miami Marlins vs. Colorado Rockies

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    The Colorado Rockies are 9-3 as home favorites of minus-150 to minus-175 this season, which is important to consider when making your MLB picks on Wednesday as they continue a four-game series with the Miami Marlins at Coors Field.

    Courtesy of SBR Forum, the Rockies are minus-165 favorites in the pro baseball odds, with the betting total sitting at 9.5 in the market.

    Let's take a closer look at this National League matchup from a betting perspective, while offering up a prediction along the way.

Miami Marlins

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    The Miami Marlins have won back-to-back games, including a 4-2 victory over the Colorado Rockies as plus-136 road underdogs on Tuesday.

    Marlins starting pitcher Jacob Turner is 3-2 with a 2.44 ERA in nine starts this season. 

Colorado Rockies

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    The Colorado Rockies are 7-11 in July. The offense has managed to score just 53 runs over that span.

    Rockies starting pitcher Jorge De La Rosa is 9-5 with a 3.12 ERA in 20 starts in 2013. 

Prediction

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    I'm going to recommend that readers back the Colorado Rockies in the first five innings on Wednesday, as they've gone 15-2 in Jorge De La Rosa's last 17 starts as a home favorite of minus-151 to minus-200.

    MLB Pick: Colorado Rockies minus-160 First Five Innings

     

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