New York Mets at Colorado Rockies 8/3/2017 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Thursday, August 3, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Rafael Montero vs. German Marquez
Coors Field is the site of the matchup between the New York Mets and the Colorado Rockies on Thursday, August 3, 2017. The probable starting pitchers are Rafael Montero for the Mets and German Marquez for the Rockies.
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New York opens at +141 while Colorado opens at -151. The Mets have a 61-32-11 over/under record and a 43-61-0 run line mark. The Rockies are 58-49-0 against the run line and have a 46-55-6 over/under record.
Valuable New York Mets Betting Trends
The New York Mets are 61-32-11 against the over/under
The New York Mets are 43-61-0 against the run line
Important Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Colorado Rockies are 46-55-6 against the over/under
The Colorado Rockies are 58-49-0 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 48-56 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Rafael Montero has a 1-7 record with an earned run average of 5.56 and a WHIP of 1.73. He has 57 strikeouts over his 56.2 innings pitched and he's given up 67 hits. He allows 10.6 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.27. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.78 and they have given up 377 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .266 against the bullpen and they've struck out 383 hitters and walked 163 batters. As a team, New York allows 9.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.7 batters per nine innings. They are 28th in the league in team earned run average at 4.9. The Mets pitchers collectively have given up 1002 base hits and 506 earned runs. They have allowed 144 home runs this season, ranking them 7th in the league. New York as a pitching staff has walked 369 batters and struck out 902. 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 4.54.
As a team New York is hitting .251, good for 19th in the league. The Mets hold a .444 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .320, which is good for 20th in baseball. They rank 17th in MLB with 8.6 hits per game. Jay Bruce is hitting .265 with an on-base percentage of .328. He has 103 hits this season in 388 at bats with 74 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .534 and an OPS+ of 121. Michael Conforto is hitting .293 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .401. He has totaled 87 hits and he has driven in 55 men in 297 at bats. His OPS+ is 153 while his slugging percentage is at .576. The Mets have 898 hits, including 192 doubles and 153 home runs. New York has walked 339 times so far this season and they have struck out 801 times as a unit. They have left 701 men on base and have a team OPS of .765. They score 4.75 runs per contest and have scored a total of 494 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Colorado has a 61-46 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.08, German Marquez has a 9-4 record and a 1.29 WHIP. He has 95 strikeouts over the 97 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 95 hits. He allows 8.8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.65. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.50 and they have given up 345 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .253 against the Rockies bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 354 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 4.68. The Rockies pitchers as a team have surrendered 957 base knocks and 494 earned runs this season. They have given up 133 home runs this year, which ranks 14th in Major League Baseball. Colorado as a staff has walked 372 hitters and struck out 845 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 .275, good for 3rd in the league. The Rockies hold a .444 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .334, which is good for 7th in baseball. They rank 3rd in MLB with 9.5 hits per contest. Charlie Blackmon comes into this matchup batting .330 with an OBP of .383. He has 143 hits this year along with 70 RBI in 433 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .603 with an OPS+ of 136. Nolan Arenado is hitting .316 this season and he has an OBP of .363. He has collected 131 hits in 415 at bats while driving in 95 runs. He has an OPS+ of 130 and a slugging percentage of .598. The Rockies as a unit have 1012 base hits, including 190 doubles and 126 homers. Colorado has walked 309 times this year and they have struck out on 942 occasions. They have had 680 men left on base and have an OPS of .777. They have scored 5.32 runs per game and totaled 569 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Mets/Rockies MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Rockies -151
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