Milwaukee Brewers at Colorado Rockies 8/20/2017 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Sunday, August 20, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Chase Anderson vs. Kyle Freeland
The Milwaukee Brewers visit Coors Field on Sunday, August 20, 2017 to play the Colorado Rockies. The probable starters are Chase Anderson for the Brewers and Kyle Freeland for the Rockies.
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The opening line for this matchup has Milwaukee at +132 and Colorado at -142. The Brewers have a 57-60-6 over/under record and a 65-58-0 run line mark. The Rockies are 63-59-0 against the run line and have a 51-65-6 over/under record.
Valuable Milwaukee Brewers Betting Trends
The Milwaukee Brewers are 57-60-6 against the over/under
The Milwaukee Brewers are 65-58-0 against the run line
Important Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Colorado Rockies are 51-65-6 against the over/under
The Colorado Rockies are 63-59-0 against the run line
Key Milwaukee Brewers Injuries
08/18/17 C Andrew Susac Trapezius 10-day DL (08/15)
08/13/17 P Brent Suter Rotator Cuff 10-day DL (08/13)
08/04/17 C Jett Bandy Ribs 10-day DL (08/04)
06/28/17 P Chase Anderson Ribs 10-day DL (06/28) - expected to start Sunday vs. Colorado Rockies
Key Colorado Rockies Injuries
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 Brewers have a 63-60 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Chase Anderson has a 6-2 record with an earned run average of 2.89 and a WHIP of 1.11. He has 85 strikeouts over his 90.1 innings pitched and he's given up 73 hits. He allows 7.3 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.44. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.04 and they have given up 398 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .246 against the bullpen and they've struck out 439 hitters and walked 212 batters. As a team, Milwaukee allows 8.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.2 batters per nine innings. They are 11th in the league in team earned run average at 4.18. The Brewers pitchers collectively have given up 1,077 base hits and 510 earned runs. They have allowed 152 home runs this season, ranking them 14th in the league. Milwaukee as a pitching staff has walked 436 batters and struck out 1,002. They have walked 3.6 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.2 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.38 and their FIP as a unit is 4.44.
As a team Milwaukee is hitting .251, good for 19th in the league. The Brewers hold a .439 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .322, which is good for 17th in baseball. They rank 20th in MLB with 8.5 hits per game. Domingo Santana is hitting .269 with an on-base percentage of .362. He has 110 hits this season in 409 at bats with 63 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .469 and an OPS+ of 114. Orlando Arcia is hitting .284 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .327. He has totaled 114 hits and he has driven in 40 men in 401 at bats. His OPS+ is 94 while his slugging percentage is at .424. The Brewers have 1,049 hits, including 209 doubles and 180 home runs. Milwaukee has walked 399 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,209 times as a unit. They have left 826 men on base and have a team OPS of .760. They score 4.63 runs per contest and have scored a total of 569 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Colorado has a 68-54 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.74, Kyle Freeland has a 11-7 record and a 1.37 WHIP. He has 82 strikeouts over the 127.2 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 129 hits. He allows 9.1 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.75. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.46 and they have given up 399 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .254 against the Rockies bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 405 batters and walked 159 opposing hitters. As a team, Colorado allows 9.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.9 batters per nine innings. They are 21st in the league in team earned run average at 4.63. The Rockies pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,093 base knocks and 559 earned runs this season. They have given up 151 home runs this year, which ranks 15th in Major League Baseball. Colorado as a staff has walked 413 hitters and struck out 953 batters. They give up a walk 3.4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.9 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.39 while their FIP as a staff is 4.44.
As a team, they are batting .275, good for 2nd in the league. The Rockies hold a .446 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .336, which is good for 6th in baseball. They rank 3rd in MLB with 9.4 hits per contest. Charlie Blackmon comes into this matchup batting .337 with an OBP of .399. He has 166 hits this year along with 77 RBI in 492 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .626 with an OPS+ of 146. Nolan Arenado is hitting .312 this season and he has an OBP of .364. He has collected 146 hits in 468 at bats while driving in 105 runs. He has an OPS+ of 130 and a slugging percentage of .594. The Rockies as a unit have 1,150 base hits, including 222 doubles and 146 homers. Colorado has walked 368 times this year and they have struck out on 1,064 occasions. They have had 792 men left on base and have an OPS of .782. They have scored 5.25 runs per game and totaled 641 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Brewers/Rockies MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Brewers +132
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