Thursday, June 11, 2015
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Probable Pitchers: Christopher Rusin (2-0) vs. David Phelps (2-3)
The Colorado Rockies visit Marlins Park on Thursday to play the Miami Marlins. The Rockies send Christopher Rusin to the mound to face David Phelps of the Marlins. The opening line for this matchup has Colorado at +125 and Miami at -135. The over/under was set at 8. The Rockies have a 30-26 over/under record and a 33-24 run line mark, meaning they cover 58% of the time. The Marlins have a 30-27 over/under record and a 26-33 run line mark, which means they are covering the spread 43% of the time.
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The Rockies show up with a 27-30 record, including 14-13 on the road. Christopher Rusin has an earned run average of 1.45 and is 2-0 so far on the season while having a 1.18 WHIP. The Rockies are 1-1 over his 18.2 innings pitched and he's also given up 15 hits over that time period. Their record against the over/under when he starts is 1-1. His teammates are averaging 5.5 runs a game when he pitches. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.66 and they have given up 207 base hits on the year. The bullpen has struck out 155 and walked 60 batters this season while opposing teams hit .268 against them. Colorado has a team average of 9.54 hits allowed per game and are averaging 6.58 strikeouts per nine innings. With a team earned run average of 4.72, they are 30th in the league.
Colorado ranks 1st in the league in team batting average at .276 while hitting .246 on the road. The Rockies hold a .440 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .323 which is good for 7th in baseball. With 67 hits, DJ LeMahieu leads the team while his team ranks 2nd in hits per game with 9.53.
Miami is 12-16 at home while holding a 24-35 overall record on the season. David Phelps is starting this game 2-3 for the season with an earned run average of 4.68 and a WHIP of 1.39. The Marlins have a record of 3-7 over the 57.2 innings he's pitched during which he's given up 64 hits. Their record against the over/under when he starts is 5-5. His teammates score an average of 3.8 runs a game when he pitches. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.82 and they have given up 194 base hits on the year. The Marlins bullpen has struck out 186 batters and walked 69 this season while opposing teams have hit .254 against them. Miami has a team average of 8.93 hits per game and are averaging 6.93 strikeouts per nine innings. With a team earned run average of 4.16, they are 21st in the league.
They rank 8th in the league in team batting average with a .261 average while hitting .258 at home. The Marlins hold a .380 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .309 which is good for 19th in baseball. With 88 hits, Dee Gordon leads the team while his team ranks 6th in hits per game with 8.98.
Colorado has a team fielding percentage of .984 after having committed 34 errors with 642 assists and 1,509 put outs for the season. Over the course of this season, the Marlins have accumlated 23 errors while having 618 assists and 1,570 put outs leading to a .990 fielding percentage.
Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Colorado Rockies are 30-26 against the over/under so far this season
The Colorado Rockies are 33-24 against the run line so far this season
Miami Marlins Betting Trends
The Miami Marlins are 30-27 against the over/under so far this season
The Miami Marlins are 26-33 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
06/10/15 SS Troy Tulowitzki Rest is not expected to be in the starting lineup Wednesday vs. St. Louis Cardinals06/09/15 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 season05/30/15 1B Justin Morneau Concussion Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (5/29)
05/19/15 LF Corey Dickerson Foot Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (5/19)
04/28/15 P Adam Ottavino Tricep Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (4/26)
04/23/15 P LaTroy Hawkins Bicep Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (4/22)
04/04/15 P Tyler Chatwood Elbow Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (3/1)
06/09/15 P Bryan Morris Back Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (6/7)
06/04/15 P Henderson Alvarez Shoulder Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (5/22)
05/26/15 1B Michael Morse Finger Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (5/24)
05/23/15 P Mat Latos Knee Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (5/20)
05/18/15 P Jarred Cosart Vertigo Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (5/14)
04/14/15 3B Don Kelly Finger Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (4/13)
04/08/15 P Aaron Crow Elbow Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (3/29)
out for season04/06/15 P Jose Fernandez Elbow Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (3/27)
Tony's Pick: Take the Rockies
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