Sunday, September 13, 2015
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Probable Pitchers: Kyle Kendrick (5-12) vs. James Paxton (3-3)
The Colorado Rockies visit Safeco Field on Sunday to play the Seattle Mariners. The Rockies send Kyle Kendrick to the mound to face James Paxton of the Mariners. The opening line for this matchup has Colorado at +153 and Seattle at -163. The over/under was set at 8. The Rockies have a 72-65 over/under record and a 71-70 run line mark, meaning they cover 50% of the time. The Mariners are 62-80 against the run line and have a 69-67 over/under record. They cover the spread 44% of the time.
The Rockies show up with a 59-82 record, including 28-42 on the road. Starting pitcher Kyle Kendrick holds a 5-12 record with an earned run average of 6.25 and a WHIP of 1.54. In his starts, the Rockies are 7-16 over his 122.1 innings pitched this season while giving up 151 hits during those innings. The Rockies are also 13-10 against the over/under in his starts. He is getting 4.7 runs from the team when he takes the mound. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.83 and they have given up 510 base hits on the year. Opposing teams are hitting .268 against the Rockies bullpen while walking 208 times and striking out 406 times. Colorado is averaging 6.92 strikeouts per game while getting 9.96 hits per nine innings as a team. They rank 30th in baseball in team earned run average at 5.06.
As a team, Colorado is batting .268, good for 4th in the league while putting together a .233 average away from home. The Rockies hold a .439 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .317 which is good for 15th in baseball. DJ LeMahieu leads the team in hits with 158 while the team ranks 6th in baseball with 9.18 hits per game.
Seattle is 31-39 at home while holding a 68-74 overall record on the season. With an earned run average of 3.70, James Paxton will come into this game holding a 3-3 record and a 1.30 WHIP. In his starts, the Mariners are 4-6 and he has allowed 54 hits over 58.1 innings pitched this season. The Mariners are also 6-4 against the over/under in his starts. He is getting 4.9 runs from the team when he takes the mound. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.24 and they have given up 439 base hits on the year. Opposing teams are hitting .256 against the Mariners bullpen while walking 183 times and striking out 403 times. Seattle is averaging 7.75 strikeouts per game while getting 8.8 hits per nine innings as a team. They rank 23rd in the league in team earned run average at 4.25.
As a team, they are batting .248, good for 24th in the league while putting together a .250 average at home. The Mariners hold a .410 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .310 which is good for 22nd in baseball. Nelson Cruz leads the team in hits with 160 while the team ranks 20th in baseball with 8.51 hits a game.
Colorado has a team fielding percentage of .984 after having committed 84 errors with 1,591 assists and 3,705 put outs for the season. The Mariners have committed 78 errors on the season with 1,483 assists and 3,851 put outs leading to a team fielding percentage of .986 on the year.
Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Colorado Rockies are 72-65 against the over/under so far this season
The Colorado Rockies are 71-70 against the run line so far this season
Seattle Mariners Betting Trends
The Seattle Mariners are 69-67 against the over/under so far this season
The Seattle Mariners are 62-80 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
09/12/15 SS Jose Reyes Achilles doubtful Saturday vs. Seattle Mariners
09/10/15 C Nick Hundley Neck Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (9/6), out for season
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 is upgraded to probable Saturday 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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