Monday, June 29, 2015
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Probable Pitchers: David Hale (2-2) vs. Kendall Graveman (4-4)
The Colorado Rockies head to O.co Coliseum on Monday to take on the Oakland Athletics. The probable starters are David Hale for the Rockies and Kendall Graveman for the Athletics. The opening line for this matchup has Colorado at +130 and Oakland at -140. The over/under was set at 7.5. The Rockies have a 40-33 over/under record and a 39-35 run line mark, meaning they cover 53% of the time. The Athletics have a 43-28 over/under record and a 38-39 run line mark, which means they are covering the spread 49% of the time.
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The Rockies come into this game with a 33-41 record, and they are 16-19 away from home. David Hale has a 2-2 record on the season, an earned run average of 5.86 and a 1.42 WHIP. The Rockies are 2-4 over his 35.1 innings pitched and he's also given up 43 hits over that time period. Their record against the over/under when he starts is 4-2. His teammates are averaging 6 runs a game when he pitches. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.73 and they have given up 257 base hits on the year. Opposing teams are hitting .264 against the Rockies bullpen while walking 83 times and striking out 211 times. Colorado is averaging 6.77 strikeouts per game while getting 9.79 hits per nine innings as a team. They rank 30th in baseball in team earned run average at 4.92.
Colorado ranks 3rd in the league in team batting average at .271 while hitting .241 on the road. The Rockies hold a .437 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .321 which is good for 12th in baseball. DJ LeMahieu leads the team in hits with 82 while the team ranks 4th in baseball with 9.28 hits per game.
With a 34-43 overall record, Oakland will come into this game 14-22 at home. Kendall Graveman has a record of 4-4 while sporting an earned run average of 3.86 on the year with a 1.41 WHIP. The Athletics have a record of 6-5 over the 63 innings he's pitched during which he's given up 69 hits. Their record against the over/under when he starts is 6-5. His teammates score an average of 3.8 runs a game when he pitches. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.45 and they have given up 205 base hits on the year. Opposing teams are hitting .249 against the Athletics bullpen while walking 80 times and striking out 202 times. Oakland is averaging 7.64 strikeouts per game while getting 8.22 hits per nine innings as a team. They rank 8th in the league in team earned run average at 3.52.
They rank 11th in the league in team batting average with a .258 average while hitting .266 at home. The Athletics hold a .395 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .322 which is good for 10th in baseball. Brett Lawrie leads the team in hits with 77 while the team ranks 8th in baseball with 8.99 hits a game.
Colorado has a team fielding percentage of .984 after having committed 45 errors with 834 assists and 1,950 put outs for the season. The Athletics have committed 73 errors on the season with 771 assists and 2,046 put outs leading to a team fielding percentage of .975 on the year.
Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Colorado Rockies are 40-33 against the over/under so far this season
The Colorado Rockies are 39-35 against the run line so far this season
Oakland Athletics Betting Trends
The Oakland Athletics are 43-28 against the over/under so far this season
The Oakland Athletics are 38-39 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
06/25/15 P Jorge De La Rosa Finger left last game, "?" next start
06/18/15 P Brooks Brown Shoulder Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (6/17)
06/18/15 LF Corey Dickerson Foot Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (6/17)
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 60 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)
06/28/15 CF Billy Burns Hip "?" Sunday vs. Kansas City Royals
06/14/15 P Pat Venditte Shoulder Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (6/11)
05/30/15 P Sean Doolittle Shoulder Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (5/28)
05/23/15 CF Coco Crisp Neck Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (5/21)
05/23/15 2B Tyler Ladendorf Ankle Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (5/22)
04/05/15 P Jarrod Parker Elbow Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (3/27)
04/05/15 P Sean Nolin Abdominal Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (4/4)
04/04/15 P Taylor Thompson Shoulder Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (2/26)
Tony's Pick: Take the Rockies
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