Saturday, June 20, 2015
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Probable Pitchers: Kyle Lohse (3-8) vs. Chad Bettis (2-2)
The Milwaukee Brewers visit Coors Field on Saturday to play the Colorado Rockies. Kyle Lohse is the probable starter for the Brewers and he'll face Chad Bettis of the Rockies. The opening line for this matchup has Milwaukee at +118 and Colorado at -128. The over/under was set at 10.5. The Brewers, with a 29-39 run line record, cover the spread 43% of the time. They also have a 35-30 over/under record. The Rockies have a 34-31 over/under record and a 34-32 run line mark, which means they are covering the spread 52% of the time.
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The Brewers head into this matchup with a 24-44 record, including 13-20 on the road. Starting pitcher Kyle Lohse holds a 3-8 record with an earned run average of 6.44 and a WHIP of 1.41. The Brewers are 5-9 over his 79.2 innings pitched and he's also given up 94 hits over that time period. Their record against the over/under when he starts is 8-4. The team is averaging 4.1 runs when he starts. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.43 and they have given up 188 base hits on the year. The bullpen has struck out 222 and walked 78 batters this season while opposing teams hit .230 against them. Milwaukee has a team average of 9.3 hits allowed per game and are averaging 8.08 strikeouts per nine innings. With a team earned run average of 4.43, they are 28th in the league.
Milwaukee is batting .233 as a team, which is good for 29th in the league and hitting .230 away from home. The Brewers hold a .372 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .284 which is good for 30th in baseball. With 60 hits, Adam Lind leads the team while his team ranks 29th in hits per game with 7.85.
With a 13-20 home record, Colorado will hope to improve on their 28-38 overall mark. With an earned run average of 3.74, Chad Bettis will come into this game holding a 2-2 record and a 1.25 WHIP. The Rockies have a record of 5-2 over the 43.1 innings he's pitched during which he's given up 41 hits. Their record against the over/under when he starts is 5-2. The team is averaging 5.4 runs when he takes the field. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.62 and they have given up 229 base hits on the year. The Rockies bullpen has struck out 189 batters and walked 71 this season while opposing teams have hit .263 against them. Colorado has a team average of 9.64 hits per game and are averaging 6.85 strikeouts per nine innings. With a team earned run average of 4.88, they are 30th in the league.
They are batting .267 as a team, which is good for 5th in the league and hitting .297 at home. The Rockies hold a .427 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .315 which is good for 17th in baseball. With 77 hits, DJ LeMahieu leads the team while his team ranks 5th in hits per game with 9.14.
Milwaukee has a team fielding percentage of .979 after having committed 53 errors with 687 assists and 1,817 put outs for the season. Over the course of this season, the Rockies have accumlated 42 errors while having 732 assists and 1,737 put outs leading to a .983 fielding percentage.
Milwaukee Brewers Betting Trends
The Milwaukee Brewers are 35-30 against the over/under so far this season
The Milwaukee Brewers are 29-39 against the run line so far this season
Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Colorado Rockies are 34-31 against the over/under so far this season
The Colorado Rockies are 34-32 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
06/19/15 CF Carlos Gomez Hip is downgraded to not expected to be in the starting lineup Friday vs. Colorado Rockies
06/04/15 P Brandon Kintzler Knee Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (5/26)
05/31/15 LF Khris Davis Knee Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (5/30)
05/24/15 P Wily Peralta Oblique Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (5/23)
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)
Guy's Pick: Take the Rockies
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