Friday, June 12, 2015
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Probable Pitchers: Kyle Kendrick (2-7) vs. Jose Urena (0-2)
The Colorado Rockies head to Marlins Park on Friday to take on the Miami Marlins. The probable starters are Kyle Kendrick for the Rockies and Jose Urena for the Marlins. The opening line for this matchup has Colorado at +122 and Miami at -132. The over/under was set at 8.5. The Rockies have a 30-27 over/under record and a 33-25 run line mark, meaning they cover 57% of the time. The Marlins have a 30-27 over/under record and a 26-34 run line mark, which means they are covering the spread 43% of the time.
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The Rockies show up with a 27-31 record, including 14-13 on the road. Kyle Kendrick has a 2-7 record on the season, an earned run average of 6.16 and a 1.41 WHIP. In his starts, the Rockies are 3-9 over his 73 innings pitched this season while giving up 80 hits during those innings. Against the over/under, the Rockies are 8-4 in his starts. His teammates are averaging 4.7 runs a game when he pitches. The bullpen has given up 212 hits on the season and have a earned run average of 4.61. Opposing teams are hitting .269 against the Rockies bullpen while walking 61 times and striking out 158 times. Colorado is averaging 6.63 strikeouts per game while getting 9.56 hits per nine innings as a team. They rank 30th in baseball in team earned run average at 4.71.
Colorado ranks 2nd in the league in team batting average at .275 while hitting .246 on the road. The Rockies on-base percentage sits at .322, which puts them at 8th in the league and they have a team slugging percentage of .439. DJ LeMahieu leads the team in hits with 71 while the team ranks 2nd in baseball with 9.5 hits per game.
Miami is 12-16 at home while holding a 24-36 overall record on the season. Jose Urena has a record of 0-2 while sporting an earned run average of 5.49 on the year with a 1.37 WHIP. In his starts, the Marlins are 1-2 and he has allowed 21 hits over 19.2 innings pitched this season. Against the over/under, the Marlins are 0-3 when he starts. His teammates score an average of 1.7 runs a game when he pitches. The bullpen has given up 194 hits on the season and have a team earned run average of 3.82. Opposing teams are hitting .254 against the Marlins bullpen while walking 69 times and striking out 186 times. Miami is averaging 6.94 strikeouts per game while getting 8.94 hits per nine innings as a team. They rank 24th in the league in team earned run average at 4.22.
They rank 8th in the league in team batting average with a .260 average while hitting .258 at home. The Marlins on-base percentage sits at .307, which puts them at 20th in the league and they have a team slugging percentage of .381. Dee Gordon leads the team in hits with 88 while the team ranks 6th in baseball with 8.95 hits a game.
In terms of team defense, the Rockies have a fielding percentage of .984 with 36 total errors, 650 assists and 1,536 put outs. The Marlins have committed 24 errors on the season with 632 assists and 1,594 put outs leading to a team fielding percentage of .989 on the year.
Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Colorado Rockies are 30-27 against the over/under so far this season
The Colorado Rockies are 33-25 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 26-34 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
06/11/15 LF Corey Dickerson Foot Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (5/19); expected to be activated and start Thursday vs. Miami Marlins
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)
06/11/15 2B Dee Gordon Rest is not expected to be in the starting lineup Thursday vs. Colorado Rockies
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), expected to be activated & start Saturday vs. Colorado Rockies
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 season
04/06/15 P Jose Fernandez Elbow Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (3/27)
Tony's Pick: Take the Marlins
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