Saturday, June 6, 2015
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Probable Pitchers: David Phelps (2-2) vs. Christopher Rusin (1-0)
The Miami Marlins head to Coors Field on Saturday to take on the Colorado Rockies. The Marlins send David Phelps to the mound to face Christopher Rusin of the Rockies. The opening line for this matchup has Miami at +101 and Colorado at -111. The over/under was set at 11. The Marlins, with a 23-31 run line record, cover the spread 43% of the time. They also have a 28-24 over/under record. The Rockies have a 28-23 over/under record and a 30-22 run line mark, which means they are covering the spread 58% of the time.
The Marlins come into this game with a 22-32 record, and they are 10-16 away from home. David Phelps has a 2-2 record on the season, an earned run average of 3.50 and a 1.28 WHIP. He's pitched 54 innings thus far while surrendering 53 hits over that time and when he starts, the Marlins are 3-6. The Marlins are also 4-5 against the over/under in his starts. His teammates are averaging 3.7 runs a game when he pitches. The bullpen has given up 173 hits on the season and have a earned run average of 3.81. Opposing teams are hitting .253 against the Marlins bullpen while walking 58 times and striking out 170 times. Miami is averaging 6.86 strikeouts per game while getting 8.78 hits per nine innings as a team. They rank 20th in baseball in team earned run average at 4.03.
Miami ranks 9th in the league in team batting average at .260 while hitting .261 on the road. The Marlins on-base percentage sits at .310, which puts them at 20th in the league and they have a team slugging percentage of .374. Dee Gordon leads the team in hits with 81 while the team ranks 8th in baseball with 8.89 hits per game.
With a 24-28 overall record, Colorado will come into this game 10-15 at home. Christopher Rusin has a record of 1-0 while sporting an earned run average of 0.77 on the year with a 1.11 WHIP. He's pitched 11.2 innings thus far while surrendering 8 hits over that time in which the Rockies are 0-1. The Rockies are also 0-1 against the over/under in his starts. His teammates score an average of 1 runs a game when he pitches. The bullpen has given up 195 hits on the season and have a team earned run average of 4.74. Opposing teams are hitting .270 against the Rockies bullpen while walking 57 times and striking out 148 times. Colorado is averaging 6.52 strikeouts per game while getting 9.63 hits per nine innings as a team. They rank 30th in the league in team earned run average at 4.81.
They rank 3rd in the league in team batting average with a .270 average while hitting .297 at home. The Rockies on-base percentage sits at .318, which puts them at 12th in the league and they have a team slugging percentage of .432. DJ LeMahieu leads the team in hits with 60 while the team ranks 4th in baseball with 9.29 hits a game.
In terms of team defense, the Marlins have a fielding percentage of .990 with 20 total errors, 568 assists and 1,440 put outs. The Rockies have committed 33 errors on the season with 580 assists and 1,371 put outs leading to a team fielding percentage of .983 on the year.
Miami Marlins Betting Trends
The Miami Marlins are 28-24 against the over/under so far this season
The Miami Marlins are 23-31 against the run line so far this season
Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Colorado Rockies are 28-23 against the over/under so far this season
The Colorado Rockies are 30-22 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
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)
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)
04/14/15 C Jeff Mathis Hand 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)
06/04/15 1B Charlie Culberson Back Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (4/12)
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)
05/19/15 LF Corey Dickerson Foot Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (5/19)
04/28/15 P Adam Ottavino Tricep Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (4/26)
04/23/15 P LaTroy Hawkins Bicep Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (4/22)
04/04/15 P Tyler Chatwood Elbow Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (3/1)
Josh's Pick: Take the Rockies
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