New York Mets at Colorado Rockies 8/1/2017 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Tuesday, August 1, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Steven Matz vs. Jeff Hoffman
Coors Field is the site of the matchup between the New York Mets and the Colorado Rockies on Tuesday, August 1, 2017. The probable starting pitchers are Steven Matz for the Mets and Jeff Hoffman for the Rockies.
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New York opens at +132 while Colorado opens at -142. The Mets have a 61-31-11 over/under record and a 42-61-0 run line mark. The Rockies are 58-48-0 against the run line and have a 46-54-6 over/under record.
Valuable New York Mets Betting Trends
The New York Mets are 61-31-11 against the over/under
The New York Mets are 42-61-0 against the run line
Important Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Colorado Rockies are 46-54-6 against the over/under
The Colorado Rockies are 58-48-0 against the run line
Key New York Mets Injuries
07/28/17 SS T.J. Rivera Elbow 10-day DL (07/28)
07/24/17 P Zack Wheeler Arm 10-day DL (07/23)
07/08/17 CF Brandon Nimmo Lung 10-day DL (07/08)
06/28/17 P Robert Gsellman Hamstring 10-day DL (06/28)
06/23/17 P Tommy Milone Knee 60-day DL (05/22)
06/16/17 CF Juan Lagares Thumb 10-day DL (06/16)
06/15/17 P Matt Harvey Arm 10-day DL (06/15)
05/12/17 P Jeurys Familia Shoulder 60-day DL (05/11)
05/01/17 P Noah Syndergaard Side 60-day DL (05/01)
03/31/17 3B David Wright Neck 60-day DL (03/30)
Key Colorado Rockies Injuries
07/30/17 P Jake McGee Back 10-day DL (07/30)
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)
03/16/17 P Chad Bettis Illness 60-day DL (03/26)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Mets have a 48-55 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Steven Matz has a 2-4 record with an earned run average of 5.51 and a WHIP of 1.50. He has 34 strikeouts over his 47.1 innings pitched and he's given up 60 hits. He allows 11.4 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.94. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.77 and they have given up 371 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .264 against the bullpen and they've struck out 379 hitters and walked 161 batters. As a team, New York allows 9.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.7 batters per nine innings. They are 27th in the league in team earned run average at 4.89. The Mets pitchers collectively have given up 990 base hits and 501 earned runs. They have allowed 143 home runs this season, ranking them 7th in the league. New York as a pitching staff has walked 365 batters and struck out 896. They have walked 3.6 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.47 and their FIP as a unit is 4.53.
As a team New York is hitting .252, good for 19th in the league. The Mets hold a .445 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .321, which is good for 20th in baseball. They rank 16th in MLB with 8.6 hits per game. Jay Bruce is hitting .263 with an on-base percentage of .326. He has 101 hits this season in 384 at bats with 72 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .523 and an OPS+ of 118. Michael Conforto is hitting .289 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .395. He has totaled 85 hits and he has driven in 55 men in 294 at bats. His OPS+ is 151 while his slugging percentage is at .575. The Mets have 890 hits, including 189 doubles and 152 home runs. New York has walked 336 times so far this season and they have struck out 792 times as a unit. They have left 694 men on base and have a team OPS of .765. They score 4.76 runs per contest and have scored a total of 490 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Colorado has a 60-46 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.58, Jeff Hoffman has a 6-3 record and a 1.39 WHIP. He has 58 strikeouts over the 69.1 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 72 hits. He allows 9.3 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.19. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.52 and they have given up 342 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .253 against the Rockies bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 350 batters and walked 143 opposing hitters. As a team, Colorado allows 9.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 8 batters per nine innings. They are 24th in the league in team earned run average at 4.69. The Rockies pitchers as a team have surrendered 949 base knocks and 491 earned runs this season. They have given up 132 home runs this year, which ranks 13th in Major League Baseball. Colorado as a staff has walked 369 hitters and struck out 836 batters. They give up a walk 3.5 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.40 while their FIP as a staff is 4.49.
As a team, they are batting .274, good for 3rd in the league. The Rockies hold a .443 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .333, which is good for 7th in baseball. They rank 3rd in MLB with 9.4 hits per contest. Charlie Blackmon comes into this matchup batting .328 with an OBP of .379. He has 141 hits this year along with 70 RBI in 430 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .602 with an OPS+ of 135. Nolan Arenado is hitting .315 this season and he has an OBP of .363. He has collected 129 hits in 410 at bats while driving in 91 runs. He has an OPS+ of 128 and a slugging percentage of .593. The Rockies as a unit have 1000 base hits, including 188 doubles and 125 homers. Colorado has walked 305 times this year and they have struck out on 936 occasions. They have had 670 men left on base and have an OPS of .776. They have scored 5.32 runs per game and totaled 564 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Mets/Rockies MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Rockies -142
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