Wednesday, June 1, 2016
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Probable Pitchers: John Lamb vs. Tyler Chatwood
The Cincinnati Reds head to Coors Field on Wednesday to take on the Colorado Rockies. The probable pitchers are John Lamb for the Reds and Tyler Chatwood for the Rockies. The opening line for this game has Cincinnati at +169 and Colorado at -197. The over/under is 11. The Reds have a 29-18-4 over/under mark and a 25-26-0 run line record, meaning they cover 49% of the time. The Rockies are 26-24-0 against the run line and have a 26-23-1 over/under record. They cover the spread 52% of the time.
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The Reds head into this game with a 17-34 record, and they are 5-19 on the road. Starting pitcher John Lamb has a 0-3 record with an ERA of 6.85 and a WHIP of 1.82. He has 14 strikeouts during his 23.2 innings pitched and he has given up 31 hits so far this year. He has surrendered 11.8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 6.19. The bullpen this season has an earned run average of 6.49 and they have allowed 191 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .267 against the pen while they've been struck out 162 times and walked 112 times this year. As a unit, Cincinnati has given up 9.54 base hits per nine innings while striking out 7.28 hitters per nine. They are 30th in the Majors in team earned run average at 5.59. The Reds pitchers have collectively given up 473 base hits and 277 earned runs. They have allowed 82 home runs this season and they allow 1.7 homers per nine innings as a staff. Cincinnati as a pitching staff has walked 234 batters and struck out 361. They walk 4.7 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.3 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.59 and their FIP as a unit is 5.64.
As a team, Cincinnati is hitting .232, good for 27th in the league while putting together a .235 average on the road. The Reds have a .396 team slugging percentage and an OBP of .288 which is good for 29th in the league. They rank 29th in baseball with 7.59 hits per contest. Joey Votto comes into this game hitting .213 and his on-base percentage is at .332. He has 37 hits this season along with 24 runs scored and 29 runs batted in. He's struck out 56 times and has walked 28 times. Zack Cozart is hitting .297 and he has an on-base percentage of .320. He has totaled 47 hits so far while scoring 26 runs and he's driven in 18. He has walked 5 times and has struck out 21 times. The Reds have 387 hits, including 86 doubles and 56 home runs. They've stolen 27 bases while they've been thrown out stealing 19 times. Cincinnati has walked 115 times this season and they've struck out 414 times as a unit. They've left 261 men on base and have a team OPS of .683. They score 4.04 runs per contest and have scored a total of 206 runs so far this year.
Colorado comes into this game with a 9-13 home mark and a 23-27 overall record. With an ERA of 2.69, Tyler Chatwood has a 6-3 record and a 1.15 WHIP. He has 39 strikeouts over the 63.2 innings he's pitched during which he has given up 57 hits. He has allowed 8.1 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.91. So far this season the bullpen has an earned run average of 4.44 and they have given up 185 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .269 against the Rockies bullpen while being struck out 145 times and walking 53 times this season. As a team, Colorado has allowed 9.95 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.34 batters per nine. They are 29th in the league in team earned run average at 5.15. The Rockies pitchers as a team have surrendered 491 base knocks and 254 earned runs so far this season. They have given up 52 home runs this year and they give up 1.1 home runs per nine innings as a staff. Colorado as a staff has walked 146 hitters and struck out 362. They give up a walk 3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.3 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.44 while their FIP as a staff is 4.10.
As a team, they are batting .272, good for 3rd in the league while putting together a .291 average at home. The Rockies hold a .448 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .328 which is good for 9th in baseball. They rank 3rd in baseball with 9.48 hits per contest. Carlos Gonzalez comes into this matchup batting .304 and he has an OBP of .348. He has 59 hits this year along with 34 runs scored and 20 RBI. He's struck out 39 times and has walked on 13 occasions. Nolan Arenado is hitting .283 and he has an OBP of .352. He has collected 54 hits so far while he's scored 34 runs and drove in 39. He has earned a walk 20 times and has punched out 23 times. The Rockies as a unit have 475 base hits, including 100 doubles and 58 homers. They have 19 stolen bases while they've been thrown out 18 times. Colorado as a team has walked 145 times this year and they have struck out 389 times. They've had 331 men left on base and have an OPS of .777. They score 4.92 runs per game and have totaled 246 runs so far this season.
Cincinnati Reds Betting Trends
The Cincinnati Reds are 29-18-4 against the over/under so far this season
The Cincinnati Reds are 25-26-0 against the run line so far this season
Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Colorado Rockies are 26-23-1 against the over/under so far this season
The Colorado Rockies are 26-24-0 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
05/31/16 2B Brandon Phillips Ankle "?" Tuesday vs. Colorado Rockies
05/31/16 P Jon Moscot Shoulder 15-day DL (5/3); expected to be activated and start Tuesday vs. Colorado Rockies
05/20/16 P Tim Adleman Oblique 15-day DL (5/20)
05/02/16 C Devin Mesoraco Shoulder 60-day DL (5/1); out for season
05/01/16 P Raisel Iglesias Shoulder 15-day DL (4/26)
04/10/16 CF Yorman Rodriguez Hamstring 60-day DL (3/27)
04/04/16 C Kyle Skipworth Ankle 60-day DL (3/31)
04/04/16 P Anthony DeSclafa Oblique 60-day DL (3/25)
04/04/16 P Homer Bailey Elbow 60-day DL (3/25)
03/31/16 P Michael Lorenzen Elbow 60-day DL (3/25)
05/25/16 P Boone Logan Shoulder 15-day DL (5/18)
05/20/16 P Christian Bergman Oblique 15-day DL (5/20)
05/13/16 SS Jose Reyes Suspension 51-game suspension, eligible to return (6/1)
05/07/16 C Nick Hundley Oblique 15-day DL (5/6)
04/10/16 P Adam Ottavino Elbow 60-day DL (3/25)
04/04/16 P Jairo Diaz Elbow 60-day DL (3/25)
04/04/16 P Tyler Anderson Oblique 15-day DL (3/25)
Tony's Pick: Take the Rockies
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