Monday, July 25, 2016
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Probable Pitchers: Jorge De La Rosa vs. Yovani Gallardo
The Colorado Rockies visit Oriole Park on Monday to play the Baltimore Orioles. The probable starters are Jorge De La Rosa for the Rockies and Yovani Gallardo for the Orioles. The opening line for this matchup has Colorado at +147 and Baltimore at -157. The over/under was set at 9.5. The Rockies have a 46-48-3 over/under record and a 50-47-0 run line mark, meaning they cover 52% of the time. The Orioles are 53-43-0 against the run line and have a 45-48-3 over/under record. They cover the spread 55% of the time.
The Rockies head into this matchup with a 46-51 record, including 22-27 on the road. Starting pitcher Jorge De La Rosa has a 6-7 record with an earned run average of 6.07 and a WHIP of 1.67. He has 61 strikeouts over his 72.2 innings pitched and he has given up 87 hits so far this season. He has allowed 10.8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.22. The bullpen this year has an earned run average of 4.96 and they have given up 337 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .269 against the bullpen while being struck out 276 times and walking 112 times this season. As a team, Colorado has allowed 9.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.42 batters per nine. They are 29th in the league in team earned run average at 5.02. The Rockies pitchers have collectively given up 930 base hits and 476 earned runs. They have allowed 104 home runs this season and they allow 1.1 homers per nine innings as a staff. Colorado as a pitching staff has walked 303 batters and struck out 705. They walk 3.2 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.4 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.44 and their FIP as a unit is 4.27.
As a team, Colorado is batting .270, good for 4th in the league while putting together a .239 average away from home. The Rockies hold a .454 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .334 which is good for 3rd in baseball. They rank 3rd in baseball with 9.27 hits per game. Nolan Arenado comes into this game hitting .288 and his on-base percentage is at .359. He has 107 hits this season along with 65 runs scored and 73 runs batted in. He's struck out 57 times and has walked 40 times. Carlos Gonzalez is hitting .318 and he has an on-base percentage of .370. He has totaled 116 hits so far while scoring 65 runs and he's driven in 60. He has walked 30 times and has struck out 85 times. The Rockies have 900 hits, including 197 doubles and 121 home runs. They've stolen 41 bases while they've been thrown out stealing 26 times. Colorado has walked 309 times this season and they've struck out 786 times as a unit. They've left 650 men on base and have a team OPS of .788. They score 5.14 runs per contest and have scored a total of 499 runs so far this year.
Baltimore comes into this matchup with a 35-14 home record and a 56-40 overall mark. With an earned run average of 5.69, Yovani Gallardo has a 3-2 record and a 1.70 WHIP. He has 37 strikeouts over the 55.1 innings he's pitched during which he has given up 63 hits. He has allowed 10.2 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.13. So far this season the bullpen has an earned run average of 3.10 and they have given up 295 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .239 against the Orioles bullpen while being struck out 297 times and walking 132 times this season. As a team, Baltimore has allowed 9.04 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.55 batters per nine. They are 14th in the league in team earned run average at 4.24. The Orioles pitchers as a team have surrendered 854 base knocks and 400 earned runs so far this season. They have given up 108 home runs this year and they give up 1.1 home runs per nine innings as a staff. Baltimore as a staff has walked 335 hitters and struck out 713. They give up a walk 3.5 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.5 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.40 while their FIP as a staff is 4.40.
As a team, they are batting .268, good for 5th in the league while putting together a .280 average at home. The Orioles hold a .456 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .328 which is good for 10th in baseball. They rank 5th in baseball with 9.22 hits per contest. Mark Trumbo comes into this matchup batting .283 and he has an OBP of .336. He has 108 hits this year along with 57 runs scored and 73 RBI. He's struck out 107 times and has walked on 28 occasions. Manny Machado is hitting .314 and he has an OBP of .373. He has collected 116 hits so far while he's scored 66 runs and drove in 55. He has earned a walk 34 times and has punched out 70 times. The Orioles as a unit have 885 base hits, including 177 doubles and 146 homers. They have 13 stolen bases while they've been thrown out 9 times. Baltimore as a team has walked 282 times this year and they have struck out 806 times. They've had 644 men left on base and have an OPS of .783. They score 4.85 runs per game and have totaled 466 runs so far this season.
Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Colorado Rockies are 46-48-3 against the over/under so far this season
The Colorado Rockies are 50-47-0 against the run line so far this season
Baltimore Orioles Betting Trends
The Baltimore Orioles are 45-48-3 against the over/under so far this season
The Baltimore Orioles are 53-43-0 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
07/23/16 P Chad Qualls Illness 15-day DL (7/16)
07/06/16 P Justin Miller Oblique 15-day DL (7/3)
06/16/16 LF Gerardo Parra Ankle 15-day DL (6/15)
06/14/16 P Christopher Rusin Shoulder 15-day DL (6/9)
04/04/16 P Jairo Diaz Elbow 60-day DL (3/25)
07/24/16 C Matt Wieters Foot is downgraded to not expected to be in the starting lineup Sunday vs. Cleveland Indians
07/23/16 P Ubaldo Jimenez Personal placed on paternity list
07/22/16 RF Joey Rickard Thumb 15-day DL (7/21)
07/20/16 LF Hyun-soo Kim Hamstring 15-day DL (7/11)
07/01/16 P T.J. McFarland Knee 15-day DL (6/29)
06/21/16 P Brian Duensing Elbow 15-day DL (6/20)
06/04/16 P Darren O'Day Hamstring 15-day DL (6/3)
Tony's Pick: Take the Rockies
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