On the heels of the worst season in franchise history, it’d be easy to write off the Colorado Rockies as a lost cause, though there’s one facet of the game the club has actually excelled in of late.
That aforementioned area is defensive aptitude, where the Rockies rank in the middle of the pack leaguewide, illustrating a silver lining in what’s been a sinking ship along the Front Range.
As we have moved into the depths of the offseason, it is important to dissect what MLB teams can do to follow the formula of successful teams. To aid in your Colorado sports betting in the season ahead, BetColorado.com used TeamRankings.com to look at the least to most mistake-prone MLB teams by average errors per game over the past three seasons.
Errors Per Game Last 3 Seasons
Colorado sports betting apps list the L.A. Dodgers as the World Series favorite at +450. Atlanta is second at +700.
Where Rockies Rank MLB Wide Defensively
Overall, the Rockies ranked 15th out of 30 teams when it came to errors per game between 2021 and 2023, averaging .523. Colorado was sandwiched between Minnesota (.520) and Philadelphia (.526), while ranking fourth out of five teams in the NL West.
On a divisional level, Colorado ranked behind San Diego (4th, at .470 errors per game) and Arizona (9th, at .500) and the L.A. Dodgers (T-10th, at .503) while finishing ahead of San Francisco, which was dead-last at .617 errors per game.
As for the year ahead, oddsmakers at ESPN BET Colorado list the Rockies at +15000 to win the franchise’s first World Series title in 2024, ranking in a tie with Oakland for dead last leaguewide.