Sunday, June 21, 2015
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Probable Pitchers: Matt Garza (4-8) vs. Christopher Rusin (2-2)
The Milwaukee Brewers visit Coors Field on Sunday to play the Colorado Rockies. The Brewers send Matt Garza to the mound to face Christopher Rusin of the Rockies. The opening line for this matchup has Milwaukee at +103 and Colorado at -113. The over/under was set at 11. The Brewers, with a 30-39 run line record, cover the spread 44% of the time. They also have a 36-30 over/under record. The Rockies have a 35-31 over/under record and a 34-33 run line mark, which means they are covering the spread 51% of the time.
The Brewers come into this game with a 25-44 record, and they are 14-20 away from home. Matt Garza has a 4-8 record on the season, an earned run average of 5.07 and a 1.48 WHIP. In his starts, the Brewers are 5-8 over his 81.2 innings pitched this season while giving up 92 hits during those innings. Their record against the over/under when he starts is 8-4. His teammates are averaging 3 runs a game when he pitches. The bullpen's earned run average is currently 3.42 and they've given up 191 hits on the season. Opposing teams are hitting .230 against the Brewers bullpen while walking 78 times and striking out 224 times. Milwaukee is averaging 8.05 strikeouts per game while getting 9.33 hits per nine innings as a team. They rank 28th in baseball in team earned run average at 4.44.
Milwaukee ranks 28th in the league in team batting average at .236 while hitting .236 on the road. Ranked at 29th in the league in on-base percentage, the Brewers sit at .287 and they hold a .377 team slugging percentage. Adam Lind leads the team in hits with 60 while the team ranks 26th in baseball with 7.97 hits per game.
With a 28-39 overall record, Colorado will come into this game 13-21 at home. Christopher Rusin has a record of 2-2 while sporting an earned run average of 5.14 on the year with a 1.64 WHIP. In his starts, the Rockies are 1-3 and he has allowed 35 hits over 28 innings pitched this season. Their record against the over/under when he starts is 2-2. His teammates score an average of 4 runs a game when he pitches. The bullpen's earned run average is currently at 4.66 and they have given up 234 hits on the season. Opposing teams are hitting .264 against the Rockies bullpen while walking 72 times and striking out 191 times. Colorado is averaging 6.84 strikeouts per game while getting 9.73 hits per nine innings as a team. They rank 30th in the league in team earned run average at 4.94.
They rank 5th in the league in team batting average with a .267 average while hitting .297 at home. Ranked at 16th in the league in on-base percentage, the Rockies sit at .315 and they hold a .429 team slugging percentage. DJ LeMahieu leads the team in hits with 77 while the team ranks 5th in baseball with 9.16 hits a game.
The Brewers have committed 53 errors and have combined for 702 assists and 1,844 put outs leading to a .980 team fielding percentage. The Rockies have committed 43 errors on the season with 747 assists and 1,764 put outs leading to a team fielding percentage of .983 on the year.
Milwaukee Brewers Betting Trends
The Milwaukee Brewers are 36-30 against the over/under so far this season
The Milwaukee Brewers are 30-39 against the run line so far this season
Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Colorado Rockies are 35-31 against the over/under so far this season
The Colorado Rockies are 34-33 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
06/19/15 CF Carlos Gomez Hip "?" Saturday 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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