Reds vs. Rockies MLB Game Preview (6/3/24): Odds, Lineups, Weather & Stats

Written By Editorial Team on June 3, 2024
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The Cincinnati Reds are scheduled to play against the Colorado Rockies at 8:40 p.m. ET today at Coors Field in Denver. This MLB game sees the Reds moneyline odds at -124 and the Rockies odds at +105. Both teams, part of the NL, with the Reds in the Central division and the Rockies in the West, are preparing for tonight’s game. The weather forecasts broken clouds and a high of 86°F.

Reds vs. Rockies pregame odds for June 3

The Cincinnati Reds and Colorado Rockies face off, with sportsbooks setting the stage for MLB odds. Reds odds show them as favorites across the board with -125 to -130 moneyline odds, indicating their expected win. Rockies odds sit at +105 to +110 as underdogs. Both teams are set to battle it out at Coors Field in Denver, with an over/under consistently at 10.5 runs, suggesting a high-scoring game anticipated by the Ohio sportsbooks.

  • Bet365: Reds -125, Rockies +105, over/under 10.5
  • BetMGM: Reds -125, Rockies +105, over/under 10.5
  • Caesars: Reds -125, Rockies +105, over/under 10.5
  • BetRivers: Reds -121, Rockies +102, over/under 10.5

Odds are subject to change and may vary between sportsbooks for the Reds vs Cubs.

Reds vs. Rockies projected starting lineups for 6/3

Reds starting lineup tonight

  1. CF TJ Friedl (L)
  2. SS Elly De La Cruz (S)
  3. 3B Jeimer Candelario (S)
  4. 1B Spencer Steer (R)
  5. RF Jake Fraley (L)
  6. C Tyler Stephenson (R)
  7. LF Jacob Hurtubise (L)
  8. 2B Jonathan India (R)
  9. DH Will Benson (L)

Rockies starting lineup tonight

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

Reds vs Rockies probable starters for tonight’s game

(CIN) Andrew Abbott (L)3-53.291.1318.06.6
(COL) Ryan Feltner (R)1-45.461.5018.66.8

Reds vs Rockies injuries for Monday, June 3

Cincinnati Reds: Key injuries include RP Emilio Pagán with right triceps tightness, expected to miss games until early June. SS Matt McLain out after left shoulder surgery, missing the first half of the 2024 season. SP Brandon Williamson sidelined with a left shoulder strain, projected return in June. RP Ian Gibaut and SS Noelvi Marte are on the 60-day injured list due to a right forearm strain and a suspension for PEDs, respectively.

Colorado Rockies: RP Daniel Bard will miss the 2024 season following flexor tendon surgery. SPs Germán Márquez and Antonio Senzatela are recovering from Tommy John surgery, with Marquez expected back in the first half of 2024 and Senzatela out for most of the season. SP Kyle Freeland is out with a left elbow strain, aiming for a mid-June return. LF Nolan Jones on the 10-day injured list due to back stiffness.

Projected lineups and injuries are pulled from Sportsdata.

Cincinnati Reds team stats

The Cincinnati Reds, with a season record of 26-33, rank 5th in the NL Central Division. Their recent performance includes a win against the Cubs, showcasing a batting average of .312 in their last game. The Reds odds in the upcoming game are influenced by their .22 season batting average and their ability to secure 54 home runs and 88 stolen bases so far. Their pitching staff has accumulated 488 strikeouts, with an earned run average (ERA) of 3.94, marking them as contenders in the MLB odds discussion.

  • Runs per game: 4.1
  • Team average: .22
  • Team home runs: 54
  • Team stolen bases: 88
  • Team ERA: 3.94
  • Team pitching strikeouts: 488

Colorado Rockies team stats

Positioned at 5th in the NL West Division, the Colorado Rockies have a challenging season with 21-37. Their last game against the Dodgers saw them hitting a .172 batting average. Rockies odds might be impacted by their overall performance, including a season batting average of .247, 49 home runs, and 31 stolen bases. With a higher ERA of 5.17 and 377 pitching strikeouts, the Rockies are looking to improve their MLB standings as they head into the game at Coors Field, Denver.

  • Runs per game: 4.1
  • Team average: .247
  • Team home runs: 49
  • Team stolen bases: 31
  • Team ERA: 5.17
  • Team pitching strikeouts: 377

Reds vs. Rockies player stats for 6/3

For MLB bettors looking at the Reds odds and Rockies odds, key players to watch include TJ Friedl and Jake Fraley for the Cincinnati Reds, and Ryan McMahon and Charlie Blackmon for the Colorado Rockies. Their recent performances could significantly impact the MLB odds in this matchup at Coors Field, Denver.

Reds leaders ahead of tonight’s game vs the Rockies

The Cincinnati Reds show promising stats with Spencer Steer and Elly De La Cruz leading in batting averages and home runs, respectively. Their contributions are crucial for the Reds’ performance at Coors Field.

  • AVG Leader: Spencer Steer .234
  • HR Leader: Elly De La Cruz 9
  • RBI Leader: Spencer Steer 35
  • Runs Leader: Elly De La Cruz 37
  • SB Leader: Elly De La Cruz 32

Rockies leaders of tonight’s game vs the Reds

The Colorado Rockies, with Elias Díaz leading in batting average and Ryan McMahon in home runs and RBIs, are set to challenge the Reds. Their stats are pivotal for Rockies odds in the upcoming game at Denver’s Coors Field.

  • AVG Leader: Elias Díaz .301
  • HR Leader: Ryan McMahon 10
  • RBI Leader: Ryan McMahon 34
  • Runs Leader: Brenton Doyle 36
  • SB Leader: Brenton Doyle 14
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