Sunday, July 16, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Jeff Hoffman vs. Steven Matz
Citi Field is the site of the matchup between the Colorado Rockies and the New York Mets on Sunday, July 16, 2017. The probable starting pitchers are Jeff Hoffman for the Rockies and Steven Matz for the Mets.
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Colorado opens at +131 while New York opens at -141. The Rockies have a 36-50-6 over/under record and a 49-43-0 run line mark. The Mets are 37-50-0 against the run line and have a 50-27-10 over/under record.
Valuable Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Colorado Rockies are 36-50-6 against the over/under
The Colorado Rockies are 49-43-0 against the run line
Important New York Mets Betting Trends
The New York Mets are 50-27-10 against the over/under
The New York Mets are 37-50-0 against the run line
Key Colorado Rockies Injuries
07/03/17 LF Ian Desmond Calf 10-day DL (07/03)
06/26/17 P Tyler Anderson Knee 10-day DL (06/26)
06/19/17 LF David Dahl Ribs 60-day DL (03/30)
03/16/17 P Chad Bettis Illness 60-day DL (03/26)
Key New York Mets Injuries
07/08/17 CF Brandon Nimmo Lung 10-day DL (07/08)
06/28/17 P Robert Gsellman Hamstring 10-day DL (06/28)
06/23/17 P Tommy Milone Knee 60-day DL (05/22)
06/16/17 CF Juan Lagares Thumb 10-day DL (06/16)
06/15/17 P Matt Harvey Arm 10-day DL (06/15)
06/15/17 2B Neil Walker Hamstring 10-day DL (06/15)
06/14/17 P Josh Smoker Shoulder 10-day DL (06/14)
05/12/17 P Jeurys Familia Shoulder 60-day DL (05/11)
05/01/17 P Noah Syndergaard Side 60-day DL (05/01)
03/31/17 3B David Wright Neck 60-day DL (03/30)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Rockies have a 52-40 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Jeff Hoffman has a 5-1 record with an earned run average of 4.15 and a WHIP of 1.15. He has 50 strikeouts over his 56.1 innings pitched and he's given up 49 hits. He allows 7.8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.48. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.48 and they have given up 282 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .245 against the bullpen and they've struck out 309 hitters and walked 119 batters. As a team, Colorado allows 8.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.9 batters per nine innings. They are 19th in the league in team earned run average at 4.56. The Rockies pitchers collectively have given up 807 base hits and 416 earned runs. They have allowed 109 home runs this season, ranking them 16th in the league. Colorado as a pitching staff has walked 320 batters and struck out 724. They have walked 3.5 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.9 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.37 and their FIP as a unit is 4.40.
As a team Colorado is hitting .269, good for 3rd in the league. The Rockies hold a .429 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .327, which is good for 14th in baseball. They rank 5th in MLB with 9.2 hits per game. Charlie Blackmon is hitting .321 with an on-base percentage of .373. He has 119 hits this season in 371 at bats with 61 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .585 and an OPS+ of 131. Nolan Arenado is hitting .302 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .352. He has totaled 107 hits and he has driven in 70 men in 354 at bats. His OPS+ is 118 while his slugging percentage is at .554. The Rockies have 848 hits, including 151 doubles and 104 home runs. Colorado has walked 261 times so far this season and they have struck out 812 times as a unit. They have left 586 men on base and have a team OPS of .756. They score 5.03 runs per contest and have scored a total of 463 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
New York has a 40-47 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.05, Steven Matz has a 2-2 record and a 1.12 WHIP. He has 23 strikeouts over the 38.1 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 33 hits. He allows 7.7 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.1. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.01 and they have given up 317 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .266 against the Mets bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 323 batters and walked 142 opposing hitters. As a team, New York allows 9.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.8 batters per nine innings. They are 28th in the league in team earned run average at 4.89. The Mets pitchers as a team have surrendered 829 base knocks and 425 earned runs this season. They have given up 122 home runs this year, which ranks 7th in Major League Baseball. New York as a staff has walked 319 hitters and struck out 765 batters. They give up a walk 3.7 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.47 while their FIP as a staff is 4.55.
As a team, they are batting .251, good for 20th in the league. The Mets hold a .447 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .324, which is good for 19th in baseball. They rank 18th in MLB with 8.6 hits per contest. Jay Bruce comes into this matchup batting .265 with an OBP of .334. He has 86 hits this year along with 59 RBI in 325 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .532 with an OPS+ of 124. Yoenis Cespedes is hitting .280 this season and he has an OBP of .337. He has collected 44 hits in 157 at bats while driving in 20 runs. He has an OPS+ of 119 and a slugging percentage of .510. The Mets as a unit have 751 base hits, including 162 doubles and 131 homers. New York has walked 302 times this year and they have struck out on 666 occasions. They have had 595 men left on base and have an OPS of .772. They have scored 4.83 runs per game and totaled 420 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Rockies/Mets MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Rockies +131
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