Wednesday, July 1, 2015
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Probable Pitchers: Chad Bettis (4-2) vs. Jesse Hahn (5-6)
The Colorado Rockies visit O.co Coliseum on Wednesday to play the Oakland Athletics. The Rockies send Chad Bettis to the mound to face Jesse Hahn of the Athletics. The opening line for this matchup has Colorado at +150 and Oakland at -160. The over/under was set at 7.5. The Rockies have a 41-33 over/under record and a 39-37 run line mark, meaning they cover 51% of the time. The Athletics are 39-40 against the run line and have a 44-28 over/under record. They cover the spread 49% of the time.
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The Rockies come into this game with a 33-43 record, and they are 16-21 away from home. Chad Bettis has a 4-2 record on the season, an earned run average of 3.56 and a 1.24 WHIP. The Rockies are 7-2 over his 55.2 innings pitched and he's also given up 52 hits over that time period. Their record against the over/under when he starts is 6-3. The team is averaging 5.7 runs when he starts. The bullpen's earned run average is currently 4.77 and they've given up 261 hits on the season. Opposing teams are hitting .265 against the Rockies bullpen while walking 85 times and striking out 214 times. Colorado is averaging 6.73 strikeouts per game while getting 9.84 hits per nine innings as a team. They rank 30th in baseball in team earned run average at 4.97.
Colorado is batting .270 as a team, which is good for 4th in the league and hitting .240 away from home. Ranked at 13th in the league in on-base percentage, the Rockies sit at .320 and they hold a .435 team slugging percentage. DJ LeMahieu leads the team in hits with 83 while the team ranks 4th in baseball with 9.22 hits per game.
With a 35-44 overall record, Oakland will come into this game 15-23 at home. Jesse Hahn has a record of 5-6 while sporting an earned run average of 3.47 on the year with a 1.18 WHIP. The Athletics have a record of 6-9 over the 90.2 innings he's pitched during which he's given up 84 hits. Their record against the over/under when he starts is 9-5. The team is averaging 4.4 runs when he takes the field. The bullpen's earned run average is currently at 4.47 and they have given up 209 hits on the season. Opposing teams are hitting .248 against the Athletics bullpen while walking 81 times and striking out 208 times. Oakland is averaging 7.61 strikeouts per game while getting 8.2 hits per nine innings as a team. They rank 6th in the league in team earned run average at 3.51.
They are batting .260 as a team, which is good for 9th in the league and hitting .269 at home. Ranked at 9th in the league in on-base percentage, the Athletics sit at .323 and they hold a .399 team slugging percentage. Brett Lawrie leads the team in hits with 77 while the team ranks 6th in baseball with 9.04 hits a game.
The Rockies have committed 46 errors and have combined for 853 assists and 1,998 put outs leading to a .984 team fielding percentage. The Athletics have committed 76 errors on the season with 785 assists and 2,100 put outs leading to a team fielding percentage of .974 on the year.
Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Colorado Rockies are 41-33 against the over/under so far this season
The Colorado Rockies are 39-37 against the run line so far this season
Oakland Athletics Betting Trends
The Oakland Athletics are 44-28 against the over/under so far this season
The Oakland Athletics are 39-40 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
06/25/15 P Jorge De La Rosa Finger is expected to start Tuesday vs. Oakland Athletics
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)
06/01/15 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)
06/14/15 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)
Guy's Pick: Take the Rockies
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