Wednesday, June 14, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: German Marquez vs. Chad Kuhl
The Colorado Rockies head to PNC Park on Wednesday, June 14, 2017 to take on the Pittsburgh Pirates. The expected starting pitchers are German Marquez for the Rockies and Chad Kuhl for the Pirates.
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The odds for this matchup have Colorado at -115 and Pittsburgh at +105. The Rockies have a 28-34-4 over/under mark and a 39-27-0 run line record. The Pirates are 32-32-0 against the run line and have a 31-29-4 over/under record.
Valuable Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Colorado Rockies are 28-34-4 against the over/under
The Colorado Rockies are 39-27-0 against the run line
Important Pittsburgh Pirates Betting Trends
The Pittsburgh Pirates are 31-29-4 against the over/under
The Pittsburgh Pirates are 32-32-0 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 Pittsburgh Pirates Injuries
06/07/17 C Francisco Cervelli Concussion 7-day DL (06/07)
05/30/17 C Chris Stewart Hamstring 10-day DL (05/30)
05/28/17 P Antonio Bastardo Quad 10-day DL (04/25)
05/28/17 P Josh Lindblom Side 10-day DL (05/20)
04/18/17 CF Starling Marte Suspension 80-game suspension (eligible to return 07/18 vs. Milwaukee)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Rockies have a 41-25 overall record this season. Starting pitcher German Marquez has a 4-3 record with an earned run average of 4.44 and a WHIP of 1.44. He has 49 strikeouts over his 48.2 innings pitched and he's given up 52 hits. He allows 9.6 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.93. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.81 and they have given up 183 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .228 against the bullpen and they've struck out 216 hitters and walked 80 batters. As a team, Colorado allows 8.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.1 batters per nine innings. They are 9th in the league in team earned run average at 4.06. The Rockies pitchers collectively have given up 541 base hits and 266 earned runs. They have allowed 73 home runs this season, ranking them 21st in the league. Colorado as a pitching staff has walked 218 batters and struck out 530. They have walked 3.3 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.1 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.29 and their FIP as a unit is 4.15.
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As a team Colorado is hitting .270, good for 4th in the league. The Rockies hold a .442 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .331, which is good for 8th in baseball. They rank 4th in MLB with 9.2 hits per game. Nolan Arenado is hitting .292 with an on-base percentage of .351. He has 74 hits this season in 253 at bats with 46 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .557 and an OPS+ of 121. Charlie Blackmon is hitting .336 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .384. He has totaled 90 hits and he has driven in 53 men in 268 at bats. His OPS+ is 144 while his slugging percentage is at .623. The Rockies have 610 hits, including 120 doubles and 81 home runs. Colorado has walked 193 times so far this season and they have struck out 567 times as a unit. They have left 418 men on base and have a team OPS of .773. They score 5.21 runs per contest and have scored a total of 344 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Pittsburgh has a 29-35 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.63, Chad Kuhl has a 1-5 record and a 1.58 WHIP. He has 44 strikeouts over the 54.1 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 62 hits. He allows 10.3 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.12. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.95 and they have given up 232 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .258 against the Pirates bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 204 batters and walked 79 opposing hitters. As a team, Pittsburgh allows 9.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.3 batters per nine innings. They are 18th in the league in team earned run average at 4.36. The Pirates pitchers as a team have surrendered 614 base knocks and 280 earned runs this season. They have given up 76 home runs this year, which ranks 17th in Major League Baseball. Pittsburgh as a staff has walked 177 hitters and struck out 468 batters. They give up a walk 2.8 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.3 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.37 while their FIP as a staff is 4.24.
As a team, they are batting .249, good for 18th in the league. The Pirates hold a .391 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .325, which is good for 14th in baseball. They rank 18th in MLB with 8.5 hits per contest. Andrew McCutchen comes into this matchup batting .251 with an OBP of .330. He has 58 hits this year along with 32 RBI in 231 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .433 with an OPS+ of 100. Josh Harrison is hitting .311 this season and he has an OBP of .381. He has collected 73 hits in 235 at bats while driving in 22 runs. He has an OPS+ of 127 and a slugging percentage of .481. The Pirates as a unit have 546 base hits, including 105 doubles and 58 homers. Pittsburgh has walked 225 times this year and they have struck out on 473 occasions. They have had 470 men left on base and have an OPS of .716. They have scored 4.27 runs per game and totaled 273 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Rockies/Pirates MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Rockies -115
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