Rockies vs Brewers Prediction MLB Picks for Today 5/3

Rockies vs Brewers Prediction MLB Picks for Today 5/3

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Introduction:

The Milwaukee Brewers and the Colorado Rockies will play in the second game of their series at Coors Field. Our staff writer for KingPin.pro is here with the MLB predictions, analyzing both teams and why the best bet is the over of 12 runs. Both teams are coming off of a close game on Monday with the Rockies taking the win 3-2.

 

Milwaukee Brewers:

The Brewers come into this game with a record of 18-11, currently sitting in second place in the National League Central standings. They have a decent away record of 9-5 and are favored to win today's game at -120.

On the mound for the Brewers is Eric Lauer. Lauer has a record of 3-2 this season with an ERA of 5.19 and a WHIP of 1.50. He has pitched 26 innings, allowing 29 hits, 23 strikeouts, 10 walks, and 6 home runs. He has struggled this season and will have a tough time pitching at Coors Field.

The Brewers' hitting leaders are Rowdy Tellez and William Contreras, with Tellez hitting 8 home runs and Contreras batting .293. The Brewers have scored 130 runs this season, hitting 33 home runs, and their batting average is .241.

 

Colorado Rockies:

The Rockies are currently at the bottom of the National League West standings with a record of 10-20. They have a home record of 5-9 and are underdogs for today's game at +100.

Kyle Freeland will be on the mound for the Rockies. Freeland has a record of 2-3 this season with an ERA of 4.32 and a WHIP of 1.17. He has pitched 33.1 innings, allowing 31 hits, 21 strikeouts, 8 walks, and 7 home runs. Like Lauer, he has struggled this season.

C.J. Cron leads the Rockies with 6 home runs and a .245 batting average. The Rockies have scored 118 runs this season, hitting 24 home runs, and their batting average is .251.

 

Injuries:

The Brewers have a few players on the injured list, including Brandon Woodruff and Garrett Mitchell. The Rockies also have some players on the injured list, including German Marquez and Yonathan Daza.

 

Prediction:

The best bet for this game is the over of 12 runs. Both pitchers have been pounded this season, and the game is at Coors Field, which is known for high-scoring games. The Brewers and Rockies have solid hitters and the ball should be flying out of the park. Our MLB experts picks suggest taking the over in this game.

 

Pick: Over 12 runs

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