Sunday, June 11, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Antonio Senzatela vs. Jake Arrieta
The Colorado Rockies visit Wrigley Field on Sunday, June 11, 2017 to play the Chicago Cubs. The probable starters are Antonio Senzatela for the Rockies and Jake Arrieta for the Cubs.
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The opening line for this matchup has Colorado at +174 and Chicago at -185. The Rockies have a 27-33-3 over/under record and a 38-25-0 run line mark. The Cubs are 21-39-0 against the run line and have a 32-26-2 over/under record.
Valuable Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Colorado Rockies are 27-33-3 against the over/under
The Colorado Rockies are 38-25-0 against the run line
Important Chicago Cubs Betting Trends
The Chicago Cubs are 32-26-2 against the over/under
The Chicago Cubs are 21-39-0 against the run line
Key Colorado Rockies Injuries
06/07/17 LF Gerardo Parra Quad 10-day DL (06/07)
06/03/17 P Tyler Anderson Knee 10-day DL (06/01)
04/13/17 P Jonathan Gray Foot 10-day DL (04/14)
03/16/17 P Chad Bettis Illness 60-day DL (03/26)
03/16/17 LF David Dahl Ribs 10-day DL (03/30)
03/16/17 C Tom Murphy Forearm 10-day DL (03/30)
Key Chicago Cubs Injuries
06/09/17 P Brett Anderson Back 60-day DL (05/07)
06/08/17 P Kyle Hendricks Hand 10-day DL (06/05)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Rockies have a 40-23 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Antonio Senzatela has a 8-2 record with an earned run average of 3.56 and a WHIP of 1.16. He has 48 strikeouts over his 73.1 innings pitched and he's given up 64 hits. He allows 7.9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.39. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.76 and they have given up 175 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .228 against the bullpen and they've struck out 209 hitters and walked 77 batters. As a team, Colorado allows 8.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.1 batters per nine innings. They are 10th in the league in team earned run average at 4.01. The Rockies pitchers collectively have given up 513 base hits and 252 earned runs. They have allowed 68 home runs this season, ranking them 22nd in the league. Colorado as a pitching staff has walked 210 batters and struck out 506. They have walked 3.3 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.1 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.28 and their FIP as a unit is 4.08.
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As a team Colorado is hitting .268, good for 5th in the league. The Rockies hold a .443 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .329, which is good for 11th in baseball. They rank 6th in MLB with 9.2 hits per game. Charlie Blackmon is hitting .336 with an on-base percentage of .380. He has 86 hits this season in 256 at bats with 52 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .625 and an OPS+ of 144. Nolan Arenado is hitting .289 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .351. He has totaled 70 hits and he has driven in 43 men in 242 at bats. His OPS+ is 122 while his slugging percentage is at .562. The Rockies have 577 hits, including 112 doubles and 79 home runs. Colorado has walked 183 times so far this season and they have struck out 542 times as a unit. They have left 395 men on base and have a team OPS of .772. They score 5.21 runs per contest and have scored a total of 328 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Chicago has a 30-30 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.46, Jake Arrieta has a 6-4 record and a 1.30 WHIP. He has 76 strikeouts over the 68.2 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 69 hits. He allows 9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.95. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.06 and they have given up 160 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .204 against the Cubs bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 242 batters and walked 91 opposing hitters. As a team, Chicago allows 8.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.2 batters per nine innings. They are 11th in the league in team earned run average at 4.02. The Cubs pitchers as a team have surrendered 489 base knocks and 242 earned runs this season. They have given up 74 home runs this year, which ranks 17th in Major League Baseball. Chicago as a staff has walked 209 hitters and struck out 556 batters. They give up a walk 3.5 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.2 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.29 while their FIP as a staff is 4.06.
As a team, they are batting .233, good for 29th in the league. The Cubs hold a .404 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .324, which is good for 16th in baseball. They rank 28th in MLB with 7.9 hits per contest. Anthony Rizzo comes into this matchup batting .247 with an OBP of .389. He has 54 hits this year along with 36 RBI in 219 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .470 with an OPS+ of 129. Kris Bryant is hitting .265 this season and he has an OBP of .391. He has collected 57 hits in 215 at bats while driving in 27 runs. He has an OPS+ of 144 and a slugging percentage of .535. The Cubs as a unit have 472 base hits, including 94 doubles and 77 homers. Chicago has walked 243 times this year and they have struck out on 510 occasions. They have had 438 men left on base and have an OPS of .728. They have scored 4.62 runs per game and totaled 277 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Rockies/Cubs MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Rockies +174
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