Saturday, June 18, 2016
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Probable Pitchers: Tyler Chatwood vs. Wei-Yin Chen
The Colorado Rockies visit Marlins Park on Saturday to play the Miami Marlins. The probable starters are Tyler Chatwood for the Rockies and Wei-Yin Chen for the Marlins. The opening line for this matchup has Colorado at -114 and Miami at +104. The over/under was set at 8.5. The Rockies have a 31-32-2 over/under record and a 35-30-0 run line mark, meaning they cover 54% of the time. The Marlins are 31-35-0 against the run line and have a 35-30-1 over/under record. They cover the spread 47% of the time.
The Rockies head into this matchup with a 32-33 record, including 17-17 on the road. Starting pitcher Tyler Chatwood has a 8-4 record with an earned run average of 2.89 and a WHIP of 1.17. He has 51 strikeouts over his 84 innings pitched and he has given up 72 hits so far this season. He has allowed 7.7 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.85. The bullpen this year has an earned run average of 4.41 and they have given up 218 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .256 against the bullpen while being struck out 187 times and walking 66 times this season. As a team, Colorado has allowed 9.49 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.35 batters per nine. They are 28th in the league in team earned run average at 4.90. The Rockies pitchers have collectively given up 607 base hits and 313 earned runs. They have allowed 70 home runs this season and they allow 1.1 homers per nine innings as a staff. Colorado as a pitching staff has walked 185 batters and struck out 471. They walk 2.9 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.4 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.37 and their FIP as a unit is 4.17.
As a team, Colorado is batting .273, good for 2nd in the league while putting together a .251 average away from home. The Rockies hold a .464 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .333 which is good for 5th in baseball. They rank 2nd in baseball with 9.46 hits per game. Carlos Gonzalez comes into this game hitting .312 and his on-base percentage is at .356. He has 77 hits this season along with 44 runs scored and 36 runs batted in. He's struck out 59 times and has walked 17 times. Nolan Arenado is hitting .290 and he has an on-base percentage of .368. He has totaled 72 hits so far while scoring 47 runs and he's driven in 57. He has walked 29 times and has struck out 29 times. The Rockies have 616 hits, including 134 doubles and 84 home runs. They've stolen 27 bases while they've been thrown out stealing 22 times. Colorado has walked 195 times this season and they've struck out 514 times as a unit. They've left 427 men on base and have a team OPS of .798. They score 5.14 runs per contest and have scored a total of 334 runs so far this year.
Miami comes into this matchup with a 14-16 home record and a 34-32 overall mark. With an earned run average of 4.68, Wei-Yin Chen has a 4-2 record and a 1.26 WHIP. He has 64 strikeouts over the 77 innings he's pitched during which he has given up 80 hits. He has allowed 9.4 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.71. So far this season the bullpen has an earned run average of 3.87 and they have given up 192 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .238 against the Marlins bullpen while being struck out 219 times and walking 105 times this season. As a team, Miami has allowed 8.61 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.64 batters per nine. They are 13th in the league in team earned run average at 4.08. The Marlins pitchers as a team have surrendered 561 base knocks and 266 earned runs so far this season. They have given up 56 home runs this year and they give up 0.9 home runs per nine innings as a staff. Miami as a staff has walked 246 hitters and struck out 563. They give up a walk 3.8 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.6 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.38 while their FIP as a staff is 3.84.
As a team, they are batting .269, good for 6th in the league while putting together a .251 average at home. The Marlins hold a .404 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .327 which is good for 9th in baseball. They rank 5th in baseball with 9.36 hits per contest. Marcell Ozuna comes into this matchup batting .316 and he has an OBP of .368. He has 78 hits this year along with 41 runs scored and 37 RBI. He's struck out 56 times and has walked on 20 occasions. Martin Prado is hitting .331 and he has an OBP of .371. He has collected 82 hits so far while he's scored 27 runs and drove in 21. He has earned a walk 16 times and has punched out 29 times. The Marlins as a unit have 618 base hits, including 112 doubles and 54 homers. They have 18 stolen bases while they've been thrown out 10 times. Miami as a team has walked 185 times this year and they have struck out 497 times. They've had 497 men left on base and have an OPS of .730. They score 4.09 runs per game and have totaled 270 runs so far this season.
Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Colorado Rockies are 31-32-2 against the over/under so far this season
The Colorado Rockies are 35-30-0 against the run line so far this season
Miami Marlins Betting Trends
The Miami Marlins are 35-30-1 against the over/under so far this season
The Miami Marlins are 31-35-0 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
06/16/16 LF Gerardo Parra Ankle 15-day DL (6/15)
06/14/16 P Christopher Rusin Shoulder 15-day DL (6/9)
06/11/16 P Jake McGee Rest 15-day DL (6/11)
05/20/16 P Christian Bergman Oblique 15-day DL (5/20)
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)
05/26/16 P Bryan Morris Back 15-day DL (5/25)
05/15/16 P Kendry Flores Shoulder 15-day DL (5/15)
04/29/16 2B Dee Gordon Suspension expected to miss 80 games
04/04/16 P Raudel Lazo Shoulder 15-day DL (3/25)
04/03/16 P Carter Capps Arm 60-day DL; out for season
Guy's Pick: Take the Rockies
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