Rockies Vs Nationals: MLB Betting Odds, Trends & Stats – May 4, 2022

Written By Staff on May 4, 2022

C.J. Cron takes a two-game home run streak into the Colorado Rockies’ (13-10) matchup with the Washington Nationals (9-16) at 8:40 PM ET on Wednesday at Coors Field. Colorado (-134 to win) has Austin Gomber starting, while Washington (+114) will counter with Patrick Corbin.

The insights in what follows reference odds valid as of May 4, 2022 at 7:25 PM ET.

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Rockies vs Nationals Betting Odds

Pitching Matchup

Gomber (COL) Pitcher Corbin (WSH)
1 – 2 W/L 0 – 4
21.0 IP 19.2
3.86 ERA 8.69
1.238 WHIP 2.085
8.6 K/9 10.5
3 BB/9 5.9

Rockies Probable Starter Austin Gomber

  • Gomber gets the start for the Rockies, his fifth of the season. He is 1-2 with a 3.86 ERA and 20 strikeouts in 21 innings pitched.
  • In his last time out on Thursday, the left-hander threw 6 2/3 innings against the Philadelphia Phillies, allowing two earned runs while surrendering three hits.
  • The 28-year-old has an ERA of 3.86, with 8.6 strikeouts per nine innings, in four games this season.
  • Gomber is looking for his third quality start in a row.
  • The opposing Nationals offense has a collective .246 batting average, and is second in the league with 207 total hits and 10th in MLB play with 105 runs scored. It has the 21st-ranked slugging percentage (.348) and ranks 26th in home runs (14) in all of MLB.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of May 4, 2022 at 7:25 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Nationals Stats vs Gomber

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Maikel Franco 4 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Juan Soto 3 .333 1 0 0 .600 1.267
Josh Bell 2 .500 1 0 1 .500 1.000
César Hernández 2 .500 1 0 0 .500 1.000
Nelson Cruz 1 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000

Nationals Probable Starter Patrick Corbin

  • The Nationals will send Corbin (0-4) to the mound for his sixth start this season.
  • The left-hander gave up two earned runs in 6 2/3 innings pitched on Thursday in his last outing, a matchup with the Miami Marlins.
  • The 32-year-old has pitched in five games this season with an ERA of 8.69, a 1.769 strikeout to walk ratio and a WHIP of 2.085.
  • In five starts this season, he’s earned a quality start in one of them.
  • The Rockies have scored 106 runs this season, which ranks eighth in MLB. They are batting .262 for the campaign with 25 home runs, ninth in the league.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of May 4, 2022 at 7:25 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Rockies Stats vs Corbin

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Charlie Blackmon 45 .289 13 1 5 .333 .800
Elias Díaz 12 .417 5 0 0 .462 .962
Garrett Hampson 9 .222 2 0 1 .300 .633
Ryan McMahon 9 .444 4 0 1 .444 1.000
C.J. Cron 8 .375 3 0 0 .444 .944
José Iglesias 7 .571 4 0 1 .571 1.285
Brendan Rodgers 6 .500 3 1 2 .500 1.667
Yonathan Daza 5 .200 1 0 0 .200 .400
Randal Grichuk 5 .200 1 0 0 .333 .533
Sam Hilliard 1 .000 0 0 0 .667 .667

Rockies Betting Trends

  • The Rockies have won five of the eight games they were listed as the moneyline favorite this season (62.5%).
  • Colorado is 2-2 (winning 50% of its games) when it has played as a moneyline favorite of -134 or shorter.
  • Based on this matchup’s moneyline, the Rockies’ implied win probability is 57.3%.
  • Colorado has played in 23 games with an over/under set, and has combined with their opponents to go over the total 12 times (12-10-1).
  • The Rockies have put together a 10-13-0 record against the spread this season (covering 43.5% of the time).
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Nationals Betting Trends

  • The Nationals have won seven, or 35%, of the 20 games they’ve played as underdogs this season.
  • Washington has a record of 6-9, a 40% win rate, when they’re set as an underdog of +114 or more by bookmakers this season.
  • The implied probability of a win by the Nationals, based on the moneyline, is 46.7%.
  • So far this season, Washington and its opponents have hit the over in 11 of their 25 games with a total.
  • The Nationals have an ATS record of 10-15-0 in 25 games with a spread this season.

Rockies Players to Watch

  • Cron has accumulated a team-high slugging percentage (.693) while leading the Rockies in hits (27). He’s hitting .307 with five doubles, a triple, nine home runs and six walks.
  • Among qualifying hitters in MLB play, Cron’s batting average ranks 19th, his on-base percentage ranks 46th, and he is third in the league in slugging.
  • Connor Joe is batting .273 with five doubles, a triple, four home runs and 12 walks.
  • Among the qualified, Joe ranks 49th in batting average, 38th in on-base percentage, and 22nd in slugging.
  • Charlie Blackmon has five doubles, four home runs and seven walks while batting .256.
  • Randal Grichuk has three doubles, three home runs and four walks while hitting .333, and he has a .382 on-base percentage to lead his team.

Rockies Batting Stats (2022)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
C.J. Cron 88 .307 14 9 22 .354 1.047
Connor Joe 88 .273 15 4 8 .366 .855
Charlie Blackmon 78 .256 14 4 11 .318 .792
Ryan McMahon 77 .234 10 2 13 .344 .760
Randal Grichuk 69 .333 10 3 15 .382 .889
José Iglesias 65 .292 7 0 5 .352 .706
Elias Díaz 64 .266 7 2 6 .319 .757
Brendan Rodgers 59 .102 4 0 5 .182 .318
Sam Hilliard 38 .211 3 0 3 .333 .649
Yonathan Daza 24 .417 1 0 1 .440 .857

Nationals Players to Watch

  • Josh Bell leads Washington with 30 hits and an OBP of .464, plus a team-best slugging percentage of .549.
  • Of all qualifying batters in the majors, Bell ranks third in batting average, first in on-base percentage and 14th in slugging percentage.
  • Juan Soto is batting .247 with a .461 slugging percentage and six RBI this year.
  • Among all qualified players, Soto’s batting average places him 74th, his on-base percentage ranks 18th, and he is 41st in slugging.
  • Yadiel Hernandez is batting .362 with a .534 slugging percentage and 14 RBI this year.
  • Maikel Franco has been key for Washington with 26 hits, an OBP of .307 plus a slugging percentage of .400.

Nationals Batting Stats (2022)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
César Hernández 106 .274 15 0 5 .319 .649
Maikel Franco 95 .274 8 2 12 .307 .707
Nelson Cruz 91 .143 11 2 12 .233 .442
Juan Soto 89 .247 19 5 6 .396 .857
Josh Bell 82 .366 16 3 18 .464 1.013
Keibert Ruiz 75 .267 4 0 7 .300 .633
Alcides Escobar 69 .203 8 0 4 .267 .499
Lane Thomas 62 .210 4 0 8 .254 .512
Victor Robles 61 .230 9 0 10 .284 .579
Yadiel Hernandez 58 .362 7 1 14 .387 .921

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