Colorado Rockies vs Cleveland Guardians 4-24-23 MLB Analysis, Prediction and Odds

Colorado Rockies vs Cleveland Guardians 4/24/23 – The Colorado Rockies will continue their road swing and head east for a three-game set with Cleveland Guardians starting Monday night. The Rockies currently lead the National League with the most losses and sit at last place in the NL West, while the Guardians recently captured an AL Central Division crown and are just off pace for starting 2023 strong. Colorado Rockies left-hander Austin Gomber will face Cleveland right-hander Cal Quantrill for their pitching matchup. The Cleveland Guardians are anticipated to win this game according to the recent MLB betting predictions.

Colorado Rockies vs Cleveland Guardians

Date & Time: Monday, April 24, 2023 at 6:10 PM ET

Location: Progressive Field Cleveland, OH


Colorado Rockies vs Cleveland Guardians 4/24/23 Betting Odds


Moneyline: +177

Spread: +1.5 (-125)

Total: 8 over (-122)


Moneyline: -193

Spread: -1.5 (+105)

Total: 8 under (+102)

Colorado Rockies vs Cleveland Guardians Analysis

The Colorado Rockies have struggled in their inaugural season of MLB play. Through 11 games prior to winning their opener against Philadelphia on Sunday, Colorado has lost 10 and cannot afford another failure at Philadelphia. Things took an unfortunate turn when Kris Bryant had to leave the game due to soreness in his left side on Saturday. On Sunday, the Rockies lost for the 11th time in 12 games after surrendering 4 home runs to Philadelphia during a 9-3 setback. Left-hander Austin Gomber will take the mound for the Rockies on Monday night. Gomber has only ever gone beyond 5 innings once this year – in his very first start. Gomber has given up 22 hits in 10.1 innings pitched over his past three starts and 19 runs; 5 home runs were hit during these outings as well as 12 strikeouts and 9 walks. Gomber boasts an outstanding 39.7 hard hit percentage and his strikeout % stands at an enviable 14%.

The Cleveland Guardians may be off to a slow start this season but that holds true across much of the AL Central Division. The Guardians have struggled in their last ten games, going 3-7. On Sunday against the Miami Marlins. On Saturday, the Guardians dropped both ends of a doubleheader by an aggregate score of 9-3 and on Sunday called up their top pitching prospect, Logan Allen, to help with their battered rotation. Allen made a memorable debut, throwing six innings of five-hit ball, allowing only one run and striking out eight batters in his Guardians win 7-4 with Jose Ramirez hitting a homer with four RBI and Josh Bell going 3-for-4 with his own home run. Cal Quantrill will start for Cleveland on Monday night. Quantrill has won 3 of his 4 starts thus far this season with an ERA of 4.15. He has allowed 13 hits over 21.2 innings pitched and now has a WHIP of 1.43; up from his career average of 1.23. Quantrill has experienced hard contact this season with an average exit velocity of 89.3, 2 points higher than his career average. He boasts a hard hit % of 38.5 which ranks as his career high; conversely, his strikeout % stands at 13.4. He is 1-1 against the Rockies over six appearances with a K/9 rate of only 5.14.

Colorado Rockies vs Cleveland Guardians Against the Spread

The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Colorado’s last 6 games. Colorado are 1-11 SU in their last 12 games. Colorado are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games against Cleveland. Colorado are 1-10 SU in their last 11 games on the road. Colorado are 1-5 SU in their last 6 games when playing on the road against Cleveland.

The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Cleveland’s last 6 games. Cleveland are 2-5 SU in their last 7 games. The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Cleveland’s last 6 games against Colorado. Cleveland are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games at home. Cleveland are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games when playing at home against Colorado.

Colorado Rockies vs Cleveland Guardians Free Pick

Both starting pitchers in this game are off to slow starts but Gomber has suffered greatly.  Lefty starter has taken some significant hits this season and failed to deliver a quality start for the Colorado Rockies. Colorado will get another victory here as per the MLB online tips by the experts.

Free Pick: Cleveland Guardians -193