Colorado Rockies at St. Louis Cardinals 7/25/2017 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Tuesday, July 25, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Jon Gray vs. Lance Lynn
Busch Stadium is the site of the matchup between the Colorado Rockies and the St. Louis Cardinals on Tuesday, July 25, 2017. The probable starting pitchers are Jon Gray for the Rockies and Lance Lynn for the Cardinals.
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Colorado opens at +126 while St. Louis opens at -136. The Rockies have a 43-51-6 over/under record and a 55-45-0 run line mark. The Cardinals are 45-53-0 against the run line and have a 50-43-5 over/under record.
Valuable Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Colorado Rockies are 43-51-6 against the over/under
The Colorado Rockies are 55-45-0 against the run line
Important St. Louis Cardinals Betting Trends
The St. Louis Cardinals are 50-43-5 against the over/under
The St. Louis Cardinals are 45-53-0 against the run line
Key Colorado Rockies Injuries
07/16/17 P Tyler Chatwood Calf 10-day DL (07/16)
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 St. Louis Cardinals Injuries
07/23/17 1B Matt Carpenter Quad left last game, "?" Monday vs. Colorado Rockies
07/15/17 RF Stephen Piscotty Groin 10-day DL (07/15)
04/10/17 P Alex Reyes Elbow 60-day DL (03/30)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Rockies have a 58-42 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Jon Gray has a 3-1 record with an earned run average of 6.19 and a WHIP of 1.75. He has 32 strikeouts over his 32 innings pitched and he's given up 42 hits. He allows 11.8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.68. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.50 and they have given up 320 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .250 against the bullpen and they've struck out 336 hitters and walked 132 batters. As a team, Colorado allows 9 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.9 batters per nine innings. They are 23rd in the league in team earned run average at 4.65. The Rockies pitchers collectively have given up 890 base hits and 461 earned runs. They have allowed 122 home runs this season, ranking them 14th in the league. Colorado as a pitching staff has walked 352 batters and struck out 786. They have walked 3.6 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.9 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.39 and their FIP as a unit is 4.48.
As a team Colorado is hitting .276, good for 3rd in the league. The Rockies hold a .447 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .335, which is good for 6th in baseball. They rank 3rd in MLB with 9.5 hits per game. Nolan Arenado is hitting .314 with an on-base percentage of .361. He has 122 hits this season in 388 at bats with 86 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .590 and an OPS+ of 127. Charlie Blackmon is hitting .328 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .382. He has totaled 133 hits and he has driven in 69 men in 405 at bats. His OPS+ is 140 while his slugging percentage is at .620. The Rockies have 952 hits, including 176 doubles and 121 home runs. Colorado has walked 290 times so far this season and they have struck out 874 times as a unit. They have left 638 men on base and have a team OPS of .782. They score 5.4 runs per contest and have scored a total of 540 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
St. Louis has a 47-51 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.30, Lance Lynn has a 8-6 record and a 1.12 WHIP. He has 101 strikeouts over the 114.2 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 89 hits. He allows 7 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.97. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.02 and they have given up 299 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .250 against the Cardinals bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 299 batters and walked 110 opposing hitters. As a team, St. Louis allows 8.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.2 batters per nine innings. They are 5th in the league in team earned run average at 3.87. The Cardinals pitchers as a team have surrendered 840 base knocks and 380 earned runs this season. They have given up 110 home runs this year, which ranks 25th in Major League Baseball. St. Louis as a staff has walked 293 hitters and struck out 810 batters. They give up a walk 3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.2 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.28 while their FIP as a staff is 4.06.
As a team, they are batting .254, good for 17th in the league. The Cardinals hold a .420 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .327, which is good for 14th in baseball. They rank 20th in MLB with 8.6 hits per contest. Matt Carpenter comes into this matchup batting .248 with an OBP of .378. He has 80 hits this year along with 46 RBI in 323 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .449 with an OPS+ of 116. Jedd Gyorko is hitting .287 this season and he has an OBP of .352. He has collected 88 hits in 307 at bats while driving in 50 runs. He has an OPS+ of 118 and a slugging percentage of .492. The Cardinals as a unit have 844 base hits, including 177 doubles and 117 homers. St. Louis has walked 341 times this year and they have struck out on 802 occasions. They have had 663 men left on base and have an OPS of .747. They have scored 4.52 runs per game and totaled 443 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Rockies/Cardinals MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Cardinals -136
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