Saturday, May 27, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Adam Wainwright vs. Kyle Freeland
The St. Louis Cardinals visit Coors Field on Saturday, May 27, 2017 to play the Colorado Rockies. The probable starters are Adam Wainwright for the Cardinals and Kyle Freeland for the Rockies.
The opening line for this matchup has St. Louis at -102 and Colorado at -108. The Cardinals have a 26-16-2 over/under record and a 23-21-0 run line mark. The Rockies are 29-20-0 against the run line and have a 22-26-1 over/under record.
Valuable St. Louis Cardinals Betting Trends
The St. Louis Cardinals are 26-16-2 against the over/under
The St. Louis Cardinals are 23-21-0 against the run line
Important Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Colorado Rockies are 22-26-1 against the over/under
The Colorado Rockies are 29-20-0 against the run line
Key St. Louis Cardinals Injuries
05/07/17 RF Jose Martinez Groin 10-day DL (5/7)
04/18/17 P John Gant Groin 10-day DL (3/30)
04/10/17 P Alex Reyes Elbow 10-day DL (3/30)
Key Colorado Rockies Injuries
04/26/17 P Mike Dunn Back 10-day DL (4/23)
04/13/17 P Jonathan Gray Toe 10-day DL (4/14)
04/03/17 P Jairo Diaz Arm 10-day DL (3/30)
03/16/17 P Chad Bettis Illness 60-day DL
03/16/17 LF David Dahl Ribs 10-day DL (3/30)
03/16/17 C Tom Murphy Forearm 10-day DL (3/30)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Cardinals have a 23-21 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Adam Wainwright has a 4-3 record with an earned run average of 4.81 and a WHIP of 1.69. He has 42 strikeouts over his 48.2 innings pitched and he's given up 62 hits. He allows 11.5 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.67. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.22 and they have given up 139 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .250 against the bullpen and they've struck out 140 hitters and walked 61 batters. As a team, St. Louis allows 8.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.3 batters per nine innings. They are 3rd in the league in team earned run average at 3.53. The Cardinals pitchers collectively have given up 372 base hits and 161 earned runs. They have allowed 46 home runs this season, ranking them 28th in the league. St. Louis as a pitching staff has walked 146 batters and struck out 380. They have walked 3.2 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.3 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.26 and their FIP as a unit is 3.83.
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As a team St. Louis is hitting .256, good for 11th in the league. The Cardinals hold a .410 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .330, which is good for 11th in baseball. They rank 11th in MLB with 8.9 hits per game. Jedd Gyorko is hitting .336 with an on-base percentage of .384. He has 47 hits this season in 140 at bats with 20 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .579 and an OPS+ of 151. Aledmys Diaz is hitting .261 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .296. He has totaled 46 hits and he has driven in 14 men in 176 at bats. His OPS+ is 85 while his slugging percentage is at .409. The Cardinals have 392 hits, including 86 doubles and 44 home runs. St. Louis has walked 160 times so far this season and they have struck out 364 times as a unit. They have left 323 men on base and have a team OPS of .740. They score 4.45 runs per contest and have scored a total of 196 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Colorado has a 31-18 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.31, Kyle Freeland has a 5-2 record and a 1.34 WHIP. He has 32 strikeouts over the 51.2 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 45 hits. He allows 7.8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.37. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.14 and they have given up 143 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .233 against the Rockies bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 172 batters and walked 58 opposing hitters. As a team, Colorado allows 8.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.1 batters per nine innings. They are 14th in the league in team earned run average at 4.14. The Rockies pitchers as a team have surrendered 397 base knocks and 203 earned runs this season. They have given up 51 home runs this year, which ranks 25th in Major League Baseball. Colorado as a staff has walked 171 hitters and struck out 397 batters. They give up a walk 3.5 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.1 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.29 while their FIP as a staff is 4.00.
As a team, they are batting .267, good for 6th in the league. The Rockies hold a .445 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .324, which is good for 16th in baseball. They rank 7th in MLB with 9.1 hits per contest. Charlie Blackmon comes into this matchup batting .323 with an OBP of .358. He has 65 hits this year along with 42 RBI in 201 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .602 with an OPS+ of 132. Nolan Arenado is hitting .293 this season and he has an OBP of .349. He has collected 55 hits in 188 at bats while driving in 33 runs. He has an OPS+ of 123 and a slugging percentage of .574. The Rockies as a unit have 448 base hits, including 87 doubles and 64 homers. Colorado has walked 133 times this year and they have struck out on 421 occasions. They have had 306 men left on base and have an OPS of .769. They have scored 5.08 runs per game and totaled 249 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Cardinals/Rockies MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Cardinals -102
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