Tuesday, June 21, 2016
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Probable Pitchers: Chad Bettis vs. Ivan Nova
The Colorado Rockies visit Yankee Stadium on Tuesday to play the New York Yankees. The probable starters are Chad Bettis for the Rockies and Ivan Nova for the Yankees. The opening line for this matchup has Colorado at +153 and New York at -163. The over/under was set at 9. The Rockies have a 32-34-2 over/under record and a 35-33-0 run line mark, meaning they cover 52% of the time. The Yankees are 32-37-0 against the run line and have a 28-34-7 over/under record. They cover the spread 46% of the time.
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The Rockies head into this matchup with a 32-36 record, including 17-20 on the road. Starting pitcher Chad Bettis has a 5-5 record with an earned run average of 5.63 and a WHIP of 1.46. He has 58 strikeouts over his 78.1 innings pitched and he has given up 95 hits so far this season. He has allowed 10.9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.52. The bullpen this year has an earned run average of 4.60 and they have given up 238 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .264 against the bullpen while being struck out 197 times and walking 70 times this season. As a team, Colorado has allowed 9.62 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.36 batters per nine. They are 28th in the league in team earned run average at 4.96. The Rockies pitchers have collectively given up 641 base hits and 330 earned runs. They have allowed 74 home runs this season and they allow 1.1 homers per nine innings as a staff. Colorado as a pitching staff has walked 195 batters and struck out 491. They walk 2.9 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.4 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.39 and their FIP as a unit is 4.19.
As a team, Colorado is batting .268, good for 6th in the league while putting together a .241 average away from home. The Rockies hold a .453 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .330 which is good for 6th in baseball. They rank 7th in baseball with 9.21 hits per game. Carlos Gonzalez comes into this game hitting .313 and his on-base percentage is at .357. He has 81 hits this season along with 46 runs scored and 37 runs batted in. He's struck out 65 times and has walked 18 times. Nolan Arenado is hitting .290 and he has an on-base percentage of .366. He has totaled 75 hits so far while scoring 48 runs and he's driven in 57. He has walked 30 times and has struck out 32 times. The Rockies have 627 hits, including 138 doubles and 84 home runs. They've stolen 27 bases while they've been thrown out stealing 22 times. Colorado has walked 210 times this season and they've struck out 539 times as a unit. They've left 446 men on base and have a team OPS of .784. They score 5.01 runs per contest and have scored a total of 341 runs so far this year.
New York comes into this matchup with a 18-14 home record and a 34-35 overall mark. With an earned run average of 4.77, Ivan Nova has a 5-4 record and a 1.31 WHIP. He has 43 strikeouts over the 60.1 innings he's pitched during which he has given up 68 hits. He has allowed 10.1 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.6. So far this season the bullpen has an earned run average of 3.97 and they have given up 174 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .227 against the Yankees bullpen while being struck out 246 times and walking 53 times this season. As a team, New York has allowed 8.92 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.89 batters per nine. They are 18th in the league in team earned run average at 4.27. The Yankees pitchers as a team have surrendered 598 base knocks and 286 earned runs so far this season. They have given up 83 home runs this year and they give up 1.2 home runs per nine innings as a staff. New York as a staff has walked 157 hitters and struck out 596. They give up a walk 2.3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.9 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.25 while their FIP as a staff is 3.86.
As a team, they are batting .246, good for 18th in the league while putting together a .250 average at home. The Yankees hold a .390 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .308 which is good for 24th in baseball. They rank 21st in baseball with 8.2 hits per contest. Carlos Beltran comes into this matchup batting .283 and he has an OBP of .316. He has 68 hits this year along with 38 runs scored and 48 RBI. He's struck out 52 times and has walked on 12 occasions. Jacoby Ellsbury is hitting .279 and he has an OBP of .341. He has collected 64 hits so far while he's scored 30 runs and drove in 24. He has earned a walk 20 times and has punched out 33 times. The Yankees as a unit have 566 base hits, including 99 doubles and 71 homers. They have 35 stolen bases while they've been thrown out 11 times. New York as a team has walked 196 times this year and they have struck out 468 times. They've had 438 men left on base and have an OPS of .698. They score 4.1 runs per game and have totaled 283 runs so far this season.
Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Colorado Rockies are 32-34-2 against the over/under so far this season
The Colorado Rockies are 35-33-0 against the run line so far this season
New York Yankees Betting Trends
The New York Yankees are 28-34-7 against the over/under so far this season
The New York Yankees are 32-37-0 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
06/19/16 P Tyler Chatwood Back 15-day DL (6/18)
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)
New York Yankees
06/10/16 1B Chris Parmelee Hamstring 15-day DL (6/10)
06/04/16 1B Mark Teixeira Knee 15-day DL (6/4)
05/31/16 LF Dustin Ackley Shoulder 60-day DL (5/29), out for season
05/25/16 C Gary Sanchez Thumb 15-day DL
04/03/16 RF Mason Williams Shoulder 60-day DL (3/25)
03/31/16 P Bryan Mitchell Toe 60-day DL (3/31)
03/31/16 1B Gregory Bird Shoulder 60-day DL (3/25); out for season
Guy's Pick: Take the Rockies
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