Saturday, September 12, 2015
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Probable Pitchers: Yohan Flande (3-2) vs. Roenis Elias (4-8)
The Colorado Rockies head to Safeco Field on Saturday to take on the Seattle Mariners. Yohan Flande is the probable starter for the Rockies and he'll face Roenis Elias of the Mariners. The opening line for this matchup has Colorado at +137 and Seattle at -147. The over/under was set at 7.5. The Rockies have a 72-64 over/under record and a 70-70 run line mark, meaning they cover 50% of the time. The Mariners are 62-79 against the run line and have a 69-66 over/under record. They cover the spread 44% of the time.
The Rockies come into this game with a 58-82 record, and they are 27-42 away from home. Yohan Flande has an earned run average of 4.65 and is 3-2 so far on the season while having a 1.38 WHIP. He's pitched 60 innings thus far while surrendering 62 hits over that time and when he starts, the Rockies are 4-4. The Rockies are also 5-3 against the over/under in his starts. His teammates are averaging 4.6 runs a game when he pitches. The bullpen's earned run average is currently 4.81 and they've given up 508 hits on the season. The bullpen has struck out 401 and walked 205 batters this season while opposing teams hit .268 against them. Colorado has a team average of 10 hits allowed per game and are averaging 6.89 strikeouts per nine innings. With a team earned run average of 5.09, they are 30th in the league.
Colorado ranks 3rd in the league in team batting average at .268 while hitting .232 on the road. Ranked at 15th in the league in on-base percentage, the Rockies sit at .317 and they hold a .440 team slugging percentage. With 158 hits, DJ LeMahieu leads the team while his team ranks 6th in hits per game with 9.16.
With a 68-73 overall record, Seattle will come into this game 31-38 at home. Roenis Elias is starting this game 4-8 for the season with an earned run average of 4.30 and a WHIP of 1.28. He's pitched 96.1 innings thus far while surrendering 91 hits over that time in which the Mariners are 5-11. The Mariners are also 3-12 against the over/under in his starts. His teammates score an average of 2.5 runs a game when he pitches. The bullpen's earned run average is currently at 4.25 and they have given up 436 hits on the season. The Mariners bullpen has struck out 400 batters and walked 183 this season while opposing teams have hit .255 against them. Seattle has a team average of 8.78 hits per game and are averaging 7.74 strikeouts per nine innings. With a team earned run average of 4.25, they are 24th in the league.
They rank 24th in the league in team batting average with a .249 average while hitting .251 at home. Ranked at 22nd in the league in on-base percentage, the Mariners sit at .310 and they hold a .411 team slugging percentage. With 160 hits, Nelson Cruz leads the team while his team ranks 19th in hits per game with 8.54.
The Rockies have committed 83 errors and have combined for 1,583 assists and 3,678 put outs leading to a .984 team fielding percentage. Over the course of this season, the Mariners have accumulated 78 errors while having 1,472 assists and 3,824 put outs leading to a .985 fielding percentage.
Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Colorado Rockies are 72-64 against the over/under so far this season
The Colorado Rockies are 70-70 against the run line so far this season
Seattle Mariners Betting Trends
The Seattle Mariners are 69-66 against the over/under so far this season
The Seattle Mariners are 62-79 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
09/10/15 C Nick Hundley Neck out indefinitely
08/20/15 C Michael McKenry Knee Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (8/19); out for season
07/10/15 P David Hale Groin Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (7/9)
06/18/15 P Brooks Brown Shoulder 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
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)
09/10/15 DH Franklin Gutierrez Groin "?" Friday vs. Colorado Rockies
07/09/15 P Charlie Furbush Bicep Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (7/9)
05/29/15 P James Paxton Finger Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (5/29)
Josh's Pick: Take the Rockies
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