Monday, June 15, 2015
Minute Maid Park
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Probable Pitchers: Chad Bettis (2-1) vs. Dallas Keuchel (7-2)
The Colorado Rockies visit Minute Maid Park on Monday to play the Houston Astros. Chad Bettis is the probable starter for the Rockies and he'll face Dallas Keuchel of the Astros. The opening line for this matchup has Colorado at +168 and Houston at -178. The over/under was set at 7.5. The Rockies have a 30-30 over/under record and a 33-28 run line mark, meaning they cover 55% of the time. The Astros have a 28-33 over/under record and a 36-27 run line mark, which means they are covering the spread 58% of the time.
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The Rockies show up with a 27-34 record, including 14-16 on the road. Chad Bettis has an earned run average of 3.05 and is 2-1 so far on the season while having a 1.17 WHIP. In his starts, the Rockies are 5-1 over his 38.1 innings pitched this season while giving up 34 hits during those innings. Against the over/under, the Rockies are 4-2 in his starts. The team is averaging 5.8 runs when he starts. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.57 and they have given up 216 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .265 against the bullpen while being struck out 167 times and walking 66 times this season. As a team, Colorado has allowed 9.55 hits per nine innings while striking out 6.58 batters per nine. They are 30th in the league in team earned run average at 4.75.
Colorado is batting .271 as a team, which is good for 2nd in the league and hitting .240 away from home. The Rockies hold a .432 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .317 which is good for 14th in baseball. They rank 4th in baseball with 9.31 hits per game and DJ LeMahieu leads the team with 75.
Houston is 20-14 at home while holding a 35-28 overall record on the season. Dallas Keuchel is starting this game 7-2 for the season with an earned run average of 1.90 and a WHIP of 0.95. In his starts, the Astros are 6-3 and he has allowed 66 hits over 94.2 innings pitched this season. Against the over/under, the Astros are 7-2 when he starts. The team is averaging 3.7 runs when he takes the field. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.69 and they have given up 128 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .190 against the Astros bullpen while being struck out 209 times and walking 48 times this season. As a team, Houston has allowed 8.12 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.67 batters per nine. They are 9th in the league in team earned run average at 3.68.
They are batting .234 as a team, which is good for 30th in the league and hitting .225 at home. The Astros hold a .411 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .302 which is good for 24th in baseball. They rank 30th in baseball with 7.76 hits per game and Jose Altuve leads the team with 72.
Colorado has a team fielding percentage of .984 after having committed 38 errors with 683 assists and 1,608 put outs for the season. For the home team, they hold a .986 team fielding percentage while committing 34 errors, accumulating 703 assists and compiling 1,696 put outs.
Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Colorado Rockies are 30-30 against the over/under so far this season
The Colorado Rockies are 33-28 against the run line so far this season
Houston Astros Betting Trends
The Houston Astros are 28-33 against the over/under so far this season
The Houston Astros are 36-27 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
06/14/15 LF Corey Dickerson Foot "?" Monday vs. Houston Astros
06/09/15 P Rafael Betancourt Vertigo Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (6/7)
06/01/15 P Jordan Lyles Toe Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (6/1); out for season
05/30/15 1B Justin Morneau Concussion Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (5/29)
04/28/15 P Adam Ottavino Tricep Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (4/26)
04/04/15 P Tyler Chatwood Elbow Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (3/1)
06/14/15 2B Jose Altuve Hamstring "?" Monday vs. Colorado Rockies
05/29/15 P Scott Feldman Knee Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (5/27)
05/19/15 P Samuel Deduno Back Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (5/14)
04/28/15 SS Jed Lowrie Thumb Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (4/28)
04/17/15 P Brad Peacock Side Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (4/14)
Tony's Pick: Take the Astros
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