Detroit Tigers at Colorado Rockies 8/29/2017 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Tuesday, August 29, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Michael Fulmer vs. German Marquez
The Detroit Tigers head to Coors Field on Tuesday, August 29, 2017 to take on the Colorado Rockies. The expected starting pitchers are Michael Fulmer for the Tigers and German Marquez for the Rockies.
The odds for this matchup have Detroit at +126 and Colorado at -136. The Tigers have a 69-54-6 over/under mark and a 60-69-0 run line record. The Rockies are 67-63-0 against the run line and have a 53-71-6 over/under record.
Valuable Detroit Tigers Betting Trends
The Detroit Tigers are 69-54-6 against the over/under
The Detroit Tigers are 60-69-0 against the run line
Important Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Colorado Rockies are 53-71-6 against the over/under
The Colorado Rockies are 67-63-0 against the run line
Key Detroit Tigers Injuries
08/27/17 P Michael Fulmer Arm probable for next scheduled start Tuesday vs. Colorado Rockies
08/27/17 DH Victor Martinez Heart 10-day DL (08/27)
08/18/17 P Anibal Sanchez Hamstring 10-day DL (08/18)
07/06/17 P Daniel Norris Groin 10-day DL (07/06)
Key Colorado Rockies Injuries
08/22/17 C Ryan Hanigan Groin 10-day DL (08/22)
07/28/17 LF Ian Desmond Calf 10-day DL (07/26)
06/26/17 P Tyler Anderson Knee 10-day DL (06/26)
06/19/17 LF David Dahl Ribs 60-day DL (03/30)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Tigers have a 56-73 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Michael Fulmer has a 10-11 record with an earned run average of 3.69 and a WHIP of 1.14. He has 111 strikeouts over his 158.1 innings pitched and he's given up 142 hits. He allows 8.1 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.6. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.35 and they have given up 419 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .268 against the bullpen and they've struck out 359 hitters and walked 178 batters. As a team, Detroit allows 9.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.6 batters per nine innings. They are 29th in the league in team earned run average at 5.13. The Tigers pitchers collectively have given up 1,221 base hits and 646 earned runs. They have allowed 173 home runs this season, ranking them 10th in the league. Detroit as a pitching staff has walked 423 batters and struck out 960. They have walked 3.4 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.6 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.45 and their FIP as a unit is 4.67.
As a team Detroit is hitting .259, good for 10th in the league. The Tigers hold a .429 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .330, which is good for 12th in baseball. They rank 10th in MLB with 8.9 hits per game. Nicholas Castellanos is hitting .244 with an on-base percentage of .302. He has 118 hits this season in 484 at bats with 72 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .440 and an OPS+ of 94. Justin Upton is hitting .280 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .363. He has totaled 125 hits and he has driven in 93 men in 447 at bats. His OPS+ is 138 while his slugging percentage is at .548. The Tigers have 1,144 hits, including 237 doubles and 153 home runs. Detroit has walked 433 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,051 times as a unit. They have left 893 men on base and have a team OPS of .758. They score 4.77 runs per contest and have scored a total of 615 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Colorado has a 71-59 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.18, German Marquez has a 10-5 record and a 1.32 WHIP. He has 115 strikeouts over the 125 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 125 hits. He allows 9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.18. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.50 and they have given up 420 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .253 against the Rockies bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 418 batters and walked 167 opposing hitters. As a team, Colorado allows 9.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.8 batters per nine innings. They are 20th in the league in team earned run average at 4.61. The Rockies pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,170 base knocks and 592 earned runs this season. They have given up 161 home runs this year, which ranks 15th in Major League Baseball. Colorado as a staff has walked 436 hitters and struck out 1,004 batters. They give up a walk 3.4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.39 while their FIP as a staff is 4.45.
As a team, they are batting .273, good for 2nd in the league. The Rockies hold a .444 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .336, which is good for 5th in baseball. They rank 2nd in MLB with 9.4 hits per contest. Nolan Arenado comes into this matchup batting .308 with an OBP of .363. He has 154 hits this year along with 108 RBI in 500 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .588 with an OPS+ of 128. Charlie Blackmon is hitting .337 this season and he has an OBP of .400. He has collected 177 hits in 525 at bats while driving in 82 runs. He has an OPS+ of 146 and a slugging percentage of .621. The Rockies as a unit have 1,217 base hits, including 235 doubles and 156 homers. Colorado has walked 400 times this year and they have struck out on 1,135 occasions. They have had 856 men left on base and have an OPS of .780. They have scored 5.15 runs per game and totaled 669 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Tigers/Rockies MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Tigers +126
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