Colorado Rockies at Washington Nationals 7/28/2017 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Friday, July 28, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: German Marquez vs. Tanner Roark
The Colorado Rockies head to Nationals Park on Friday, July 28, 2017 to take on the Washington Nationals. The expected starting pitchers are German Marquez for the Rockies and Tanner Roark for the Nationals.
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The odds for this matchup have Colorado at +128 and Washington at -138. The Rockies have a 45-52-6 over/under mark and a 56-47-0 run line record. The Nationals are 50-49-0 against the run line and have a 49-46-4 over/under record.
Valuable Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Colorado Rockies are 45-52-6 against the over/under
The Colorado Rockies are 56-47-0 against the run line
Important Washington Nationals Betting Trends
The Washington Nationals are 49-46-4 against the over/under
The Washington Nationals are 50-49-0 against the run line
Key Colorado Rockies Injuries
07/26/17 LF Ian Desmond Calf "?" Friday vs. Washington
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 Washington Nationals Injuries
07/26/17 P Stephen Strasburg Forearm 10-day DL (07/26)
07/26/17 LF Ryan Raburn Trapezius 10-day DL (07/22)
07/23/17 LF Chris Heisey Groin 10-day DL (07/23)
07/17/17 P Joe Ross Tricep 60-day DL (07/14)
07/17/17 P Koda Glover Back 60-day DL (06/11)
07/07/17 CF Michael Taylor Oblique 10-day DL (07/07)
06/29/17 SS Trea Turner Wrist 10-day DL (06/30)
06/19/17 P Shawn Kelley Trapezius 10-day DL (06/17)
06/06/17 LF Jayson Werth Foot 60-day DL (06/04)
06/02/17 CF Adam Eaton ACL 60-day DL (04/29)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Rockies have a 58-45 overall record this season. Starting pitcher German Marquez has a 8-4 record with an earned run average of 4.20 and a WHIP of 1.36. He has 85 strikeouts over his 90 innings pitched and he's given up 92 hits. He allows 9.2 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.91. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.53 and they have given up 330 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .252 against the bullpen and they've struck out 340 hitters and walked 136 batters. As a team, Colorado allows 9.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.9 batters per nine innings. They are 25th in the league in team earned run average at 4.73. The Rockies pitchers collectively have given up 929 base hits and 481 earned runs. They have allowed 127 home runs this season, ranking them 14th in the league. Colorado as a pitching staff has walked 366 batters and struck out 807. They have walked 3.6 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.9 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.41 and their FIP as a unit is 4.52.
As a team Colorado is hitting .275, good for 3rd in the league. The Rockies hold a .445 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .333, which is good for 6th in baseball. They rank 3rd in MLB with 9.5 hits per game. Charlie Blackmon is hitting .326 with an on-base percentage of .379. He has 136 hits this season in 417 at bats with 69 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .609 and an OPS+ of 136. Nolan Arenado is hitting .313 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .360. He has totaled 125 hits and he has driven in 89 men in 399 at bats. His OPS+ is 127 while his slugging percentage is at .591. The Rockies have 974 hits, including 180 doubles and 124 home runs. Colorado has walked 296 times so far this season and they have struck out 904 times as a unit. They have left 653 men on base and have a team OPS of .779. They score 5.33 runs per contest and have scored a total of 549 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Washington has a 60-39 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.83, Tanner Roark has a 8-6 record and a 1.38 WHIP. He has 96 strikeouts over the 113.2 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 117 hits. He allows 9.3 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.12. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.13 and they have given up 300 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .271 against the Nationals bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 261 batters and walked 106 opposing hitters. As a team, Washington allows 8.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.2 batters per nine innings. They are 10th in the league in team earned run average at 4.08. The Nationals pitchers as a team have surrendered 825 base knocks and 402 earned runs this season. They have given up 127 home runs this year, which ranks 13th in Major League Baseball. Washington as a staff has walked 307 hitters and struck out 902 batters. They give up a walk 3.1 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.2 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.28 while their FIP as a staff is 4.13.
As a team, they are batting .277, good for 2nd in the league. The Nationals hold a .471 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .343, which is good for 2nd in baseball. They rank 2nd in MLB with 9.7 hits per contest. Ryan Zimmerman comes into this matchup batting .316 with an OBP of .359. He has 106 hits this year along with 69 RBI in 335 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .567 with an OPS+ of 134. Bryce Harper is hitting .334 this season and he has an OBP of .437. He has collected 116 hits in 347 at bats while driving in 75 runs. He has an OPS+ of 171 and a slugging percentage of .628. The Nationals as a unit have 961 base hits, including 206 doubles and 145 homers. Washington has walked 351 times this year and they have struck out on 785 occasions. They have had 704 men left on base and have an OPS of .814. They have scored 5.54 runs per game and totaled 548 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Rockies/Nationals MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Rockies +128
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