Guardians vs. Rockies MLB Preview: Starting Lineups, Odds, & Stats (5/29/24)

Written By Editorial Team on May 29, 2024
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Guardians vs. Rockies

The Cleveland Guardians are set to play against the Colorado Rockies on May 29 at 8:40 PM in Coors Field, Denver. The game is scheduled under light rain conditions with temperatures around 75°F. The Guardians enter with a money line of -155, while the Rockies are at +131. Cleveland continues to be atop of the AL Central. Get their odds, starting lineups, and stats for tonight’s game against Colorado.

Guardians vs. Rockies pregame odds for 5/29/24

The Cleveland Guardians are set as the favorites against the Colorado Rockies in this MLB matchup at Coors Field, Denver. With odds indicating the Guardians as -155 to -150 favorites across various Ohio sportsbooks, they are expected to win. MLB odds have the over/under set around 11.0 to 10.5, suggesting a high-scoring game anticipated at Coors Field. Last night’s game hit the over, and the Guardians covered the run line.

  • Bet365: Guardians -155, over/under 11.0
  • BetMGM: Guardians -156, over/under 10.5
  • Caesars: Guardians -155, over/under 11.0
  • BetRivers: Guardians -150, over/under 11.0

Odds are subject to change and may vary between sportsbooks for the Guardians vs Rockies.

Guardians vs. Rockies projected starting lineups today

Guardians starting lineup

  1. 2B Andrés Giménez (L)
  2. LF David Fry (R)
  3. DH José Ramírez (S)
  4. 1B Josh Naylor (L)
  5. RF Will Brennan (L)
  6. CF Tyler Freeman (R)
  7. 3B Gabriel Arias (R)
  8. C Austin Hedges (R)
  9. SS Brayan Rocchio (S)

Rockies starting lineup

  1. SS Ezequiel Tovar (R)
  2. CF Brenton Doyle (R)
  3. 3B Ryan McMahon (L)
  4. DH Elias Díaz (R)
  5. 1B Elehuris Montero (R)
  6. RF Kris Bryant (R)
  7. 2B Brendan Rodgers (R)
  8. LF Sean Bouchard (R)
  9. C Jacob Stallings (R)

Projected lineups and injuries are pulled from Sportsdata.

Guardians vs. Rockies probable starters for May 29

(CLE) Logan Allen (L)6-24.891.4619.77.1
(COL) Ty Blach (L)1-24.551.3010.54.4

Guardians vs. Rockies injuries for Wednesday

Guardians: Key players on the injured list include Shane Bieber (SP) is out for the season with elbow surgery, and Carlos Carrasco (SP) is expected back in early June from neck spasms. Steven Kwan (LF) is also out with a hamstring injury and is anticipated to return in June.

Rockies: Daniel Bard (RP) will miss the 2024 season due to forearm surgery. Germán Márquez (SP) and Antonio Senzatela (SP) are out until at least mid-2024 following elbow surgeries. Kyle Freeland (SP) could return from an elbow strain in mid-June.

Cleveland Guardians Team Stats

The Cleveland Guardians lead the AL Central with a strong record of 37-18, showcasing their dominance in the league. Cleveland is favored to win the AL Central Their recent performance includes a victory over the Colorado Rockies with a notable score of 13-7, emphasizing their offensive capabilities. The Guardians have a batting average of .239 and have hit 63 home runs this season, coupled with 55 stolen bases. Their pitching staff has maintained an ERA of 3.44 with 502 strikeouts, contributing to their top league rank.

  • Runs per game: 5.1
  • Batting Average: .239
  • Home Runs: 63
  • Stolen Bases: 55
  • Earned Run Average: 3.44
  • Pitching Strikeouts: 502

Colorado Rockies Team Stats

Positioned at the bottom of the NL West, the Colorado Rockies have a record of 19-35. In their last game against the Guardians, they faced a tough loss with the Guardians scoring 13 runs. The Rockies have a batting average of .247, with 47 home runs and 31 stolen bases this season. Their pitchers have struggled, with an ERA of 5.32 and 351 strikeouts.

  • Runs per game: 4.2
  • Batting Average: .247
  • Home Runs: 47
  • Stolen Bases: 31
  • Earned Run Average: 5.32
  • Pitching Strikeouts: 351

Guardians vs. Rockies Player Stats

The Cleveland Guardians and Colorado Rockies are set to face off at Coors Field, Denver, showcasing key players like José Ramírez of the Guardians, who leads his team in home runs, RBIs, and runs, and Ryan McMahon of the Rockies, leading in home runs and RBIs. Recent performances highlight David Fry’s offensive contribution for the Guardians and hint at a Rockies lineup boost with prospect Adael Amador and Nolan Jones’ potential return.

Guardians Top Performers

Andrés Giménez and José Ramírez stand out for the Guardians with Giménez leading in batting average and stolen bases, while Ramírez dominates in home runs, RBIs, and runs scored, indicating their critical roles against the Rockies.

  • AVG Leader: Andrés Giménez – .273
  • HR Leader: José Ramírez – 16
  • RBI Leader: José Ramírez – 56
  • Runs Leader: José Ramírez – 41
  • SB Leader: Andrés Giménez – 9

Rockies Top Performers

The Rockies counter with Elias Díaz leading in batting average and Brenton Doyle excelling in runs scored and stolen bases. Ryan McMahon’s power-hitting will be crucial for the Rockies to leverage their home-field advantage in Denver.

  • AVG Leader: Elias Díaz – .301
  • HR Leader: Ryan McMahon – 10
  • RBI Leader: Ryan McMahon – 33
  • Runs Leader: Brenton Doyle – 35
  • SB Leader: Brenton Doyle – 14
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