Wednesday, August 24, 2016
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Probable Pitchers: Tyler Anderson vs. Zach Davies
The Colorado Rockies head to Miller Park on Wednesday to take on the Milwaukee Brewers. The probable pitchers are Tyler Anderson for the Rockies and Zach Davies for the Brewers. The opening line for this game has Colorado at +100 and Milwaukee at -110. The over/under is 9. The Rockies have a 58-63-4 over/under mark and a 69-56-0 run line record, meaning they cover 55% of the time. The Brewers are 63-61-0 against the run line and have a 59-58-7 over/under record. They cover the spread 51% of the time.
The Rockies head into this game with a 60-65 record, and they are 28-34 on the road. Starting pitcher Tyler Anderson has a 4-4 record with an ERA of 3.69 and a WHIP of 1.22. He has 67 strikeouts during his 78 innings pitched and he has given up 77 hits so far this year. He has surrendered 8.9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.7. The bullpen this season has an earned run average of 4.79 and they have allowed 431 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .266 against the pen while they've been struck out 360 times and walked 151 times this year. As a unit, Colorado has given up 9.58 base hits per nine innings while striking out 7.4 hitters per nine. They are 27th in the Majors in team earned run average at 4.90. The Rockies pitchers have collectively given up 1,174 base hits and 600 earned runs. They have allowed 133 home runs this season and they allow 1.1 homers per nine innings as a staff. Colorado as a pitching staff has walked 415 batters and struck out 907. They walk 3.4 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 4.33.
As a team, Colorado is hitting .273, good for 2nd in the league while putting together a .244 average on the road. The Rockies have a .457 team slugging percentage and an OBP of .337 which is good for 3rd in the league. They rank 2nd in baseball with 9.42 hits per contest. Carlos Gonzalez comes into this game hitting .317 and his on-base percentage is at .366. He has 141 hits this season along with 74 runs scored and 80 runs batted in. He's struck out 101 times and has walked 35 times. Nolan Arenado is hitting .283 and he has an on-base percentage of .354. He has totaled 134 hits so far while scoring 90 runs and he's driven in 104. He has walked 55 times and has struck out 70 times. The Rockies have 1,179 hits, including 248 doubles and 158 home runs. They've stolen 54 bases while they've been thrown out stealing 32 times. Colorado has walked 399 times this season and they've struck out 1,013 times as a unit. They've left 840 men on base and have a team OPS of .795. They score 5.3 runs per contest and have scored a total of 662 runs so far this year.
Milwaukee comes into this game with a 34-29 home mark and a 54-70 overall record. With an ERA of 4.18, Zach Davies has a 9-6 record and a 1.26 WHIP. He has 100 strikeouts over the 127 innings he's pitched during which he has given up 129 hits. He has allowed 9.1 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.93. So far this season the bullpen has an earned run average of 3.88 and they have given up 418 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .256 against the Brewers bullpen while being struck out 386 times and walking 170 times this season. As a team, Milwaukee has allowed 9.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.34 batters per nine. They are 20th in the league in team earned run average at 4.36. The Brewers pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,132 base knocks and 531 earned runs so far this season. They have given up 142 home runs this year and they give up 1.2 home runs per nine innings as a staff. Milwaukee as a staff has walked 423 hitters and struck out 893. They give up a walk 3.5 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.3 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.42 while their FIP as a staff is 4.51.
As a team, they are batting .246, good for 25th in the league while putting together a .252 average at home. The Brewers hold a .401 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .327 which is good for 12th in baseball. They rank 28th in baseball with 8.09 hits per contest. Ryan Braun comes into this matchup batting .317 and he has an OBP of .377. He has 124 hits this year along with 63 runs scored and 71 RBI. He's struck out 70 times and has walked on 36 occasions. Jonathan Villar is hitting .299 and he has an OBP of .383. He has collected 136 hits so far while he's scored 68 runs and drove in 43. He has earned a walk 63 times and has punched out 135 times. The Brewers as a unit have 1,003 base hits, including 185 doubles and 139 homers. They have 139 stolen bases while they've been thrown out 43 times. Milwaukee as a team has walked 477 times this year and they have struck out 1,167 times. They've had 848 men left on base and have an OPS of .727. They score 4.1 runs per game and have totaled 508 runs so far this season.
Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Colorado Rockies are 58-63-4 against the over/under so far this season
The Colorado Rockies are 69-56-0 against the run line so far this season
Milwaukee Brewers Betting Trends
The Milwaukee Brewers are 59-58-7 against the over/under so far this season
The Milwaukee Brewers are 63-61-0 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
08/22/16 CF Charlie Blackmon Toe "?" Tuesday vs. Milwaukee Brewers
08/17/16 P Tyler Chatwood Back 15-day DL (8/15)
08/12/16 1B Mark Reynolds Hand 15-day DL (8/11)
08/02/16 SS Trevor Story Thumb 15-day DL (8/2), out for season
07/27/16 P Jason Motte Rotator Cuff 15-day DL (7/26)
07/06/16 P Justin Miller Oblique 15-day DL (7/3)
04/04/16 P Jairo Diaz Elbow 60-day DL (3/25), out for season
08/17/16 P Michael Blazek Forearm 15-day DL (8/14)
08/16/16 P Chase Anderson Quad "?" for next scheduled start
08/09/16 P Junior Guerra Elbow 15-day DL (8/4)
07/25/16 3B Will Middlebrooks Leg 15-day DL (7/25)
05/27/16 P Chris Capuano Elbow 60-day DL (4/2)
04/04/16 LF Rymer Liriano Facial 60-day DL (3/25)
04/04/16 P Zach Jones Shoulder 60-day DL (3/31)
04/02/16 P Yhonathan Barrios Shoulder 60-day DL (3/25)
04/01/16 P Sean Nolin Elbow 60-day DL (3/25)
Josh's Pick: Take the Brewers
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