MLB Baseball: Rockies vs Marlins Odds – 7:15pm EST

January 18, 2011
Florida Marlins
by Xynn Tii Imagery

The Florida Marlins will look to win their third straight game as they face the Colorado Rockies at Sun Life Stadium tonight at 7:15pm EST. Online sportsbooks have the Rockies -155 money line favorites in MLB sports odds vs the Marlins +135 while baseball betting picks have the over/under total sitting at 7 OVER (-120). Florida will send righthander Anibal Sanchez to the mound for tonight’s game with a 3.66 ERA and 7-6 record this year while Colorado will counter with righthander Ubaldo Jimenez who has gone 15-1 this season with a 2.20 ERA. The Marlins took the last two games vs the Washington Nationals heading into tonight’s game while the Rockies finally won on Sunday vs the Reds after losing three straight games in MLB odds.

Florida won 1-0 on Sunday as -140 favorites in betting picks vs the Nationals while the over/under MLB betting picks total stayed way UNDER the 8.5 posted at online sportsbooks. Gabby Sanchez knocked in Emilo Bonifacio in the fifth inning for the games only run on Sunday while Alex Sanabia pitched 5 and1/3 innings of shutout baseball. The Rockies were also held to a low scoring battle with the only offense coming from Chris Iannetta with a 393-ft homer to left field while Aaron Cook allowed only six hits through seven shutout innings.

Heading into tonight’s game, Colorado has gone 50-41 on the season, 6-4 when playing on Monday and 7-3 after a win. The Rockies are 7-3 in MLB odds for their last 10 games and 9-1 after playing Cincinnati. Florida has gone 44-47 on the season, 5-5 when playing on Monday and 4-6 after a win. The Marlins are 4-2 in their last 6 games at home, 4-2 in their last 6 games overall and 5-5 after playing Washington. The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Florida’s last 10 games at home, OVER in 4 of Colorado’s last 6 games when playing the Marlins and OVER in 5 of the Rockies last 7 games on the road.

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