Monday, April 24, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Joe Ross vs. Tyler Anderson
The Washington Nationals visit Coors Field on Monday, April 24, 2017 to play the Colorado Rockies. The probable starters are Joe Ross for the Nationals and Tyler Anderson for the Rockies.
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The opening line for this matchup has Washington at -111 and Colorado at +101. The Nationals have a 7-9-1 over/under record and a 9-8-0 run line mark. The Rockies are 10-8-0 against the run line and have a 6-12-0 over/under record.
Valuable Washington Nationals Betting Trends
The Washington Nationals are 7-9-1 against the over/under
The Washington Nationals are 9-8-0 against the run line
Important Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Colorado Rockies are 6-12-0 against the over/under
The Colorado Rockies are 10-8-0 against the run line
Key Washington Nationals Injuries
04/22/17 LF Jayson Werth Groin "?" Sunday vs. New York Mets
04/20/17 P Sammy Solis Elbow 10-day DL (4/19)
04/12/17 2B Stephen Drew Hamstring 10-day DL (4/12)
Key Colorado Rockies Injuries
04/13/17 P Jonathan Gray Toe 10-day DL (4/14)
04/03/17 P Chad Qualls Forearm 10-day DL (3/30)
04/03/17 1B Ian Desmond Hamstring 10-day DL (3/30)
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 Nationals have a 12-5 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Joe Ross has a 1-0 record with an earned run average of 3.86 and a WHIP of 1.00. He has 7 strikeouts over his 7 innings pitched and he's given up 6 hits. He allows 7.7 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.17. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.96 and they have given up 49 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .257 against the bullpen and they've struck out 46 hitters and walked 17 batters. As a team, Washington allows 7.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.3 batters per nine innings. They are 16th in the league in team earned run average at 3.82. The Nationals pitchers collectively have given up 134 base hits and 66 earned runs. They have allowed 16 home runs this season, ranking them 25th in the league. Washington as a pitching staff has walked 49 batters and struck out 144. They have walked 2.8 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.3 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.18 and their FIP as a unit is 3.45.
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As a team Washington is hitting .273, good for 1st in the league. The Nationals hold a .453 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .349, which is good for 1st in baseball. They rank 1st in MLB with 9.5 hits per game. Bryce Harper is hitting .393 with an on-base percentage of .526. He has 24 hits this season in 61 at bats with 20 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .836 and an OPS+ of 261. Daniel Murphy is hitting .329 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .365. He has totaled 23 hits and he has driven in 10 men in 70 at bats. His OPS+ is 135 while his slugging percentage is at .514. The Nationals have 161 hits, including 40 doubles and 22 home runs. Washington has walked 68 times so far this season and they have struck out 130 times as a unit. They have left 126 men on base and have a team OPS of .802. They score 5.12 runs per contest and have scored a total of 87 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Colorado has a 12-6 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 7.32, Tyler Anderson has a 1-3 record and a 1.58 WHIP. He has 17 strikeouts over the 19.2 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 24 hits. He allows 11 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.53. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.85 and they have given up 47 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .215 against the Rockies bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 70 batters and walked 17 opposing hitters. As a team, Colorado allows 7.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 8 batters per nine innings. They are 14th in the league in team earned run average at 3.79. The Rockies pitchers as a team have surrendered 139 base knocks and 67 earned runs this season. They have given up 16 home runs this year, which ranks 27th in Major League Baseball. Colorado as a staff has walked 52 hitters and struck out 142 batters. They give up a walk 2.9 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.20 while their FIP as a staff is 3.50.
As a team, they are batting .238, good for 17th in the league. The Rockies hold a .424 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .301, which is good for 21st in baseball. They rank 20th in MLB with 7.7 hits per contest. Nolan Arenado comes into this matchup batting .328 with an OBP of .400. He has 22 hits this year along with 12 RBI in 67 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .687 with an OPS+ of 170. Gerardo Parra is hitting .318 this season and he has an OBP of .362. He has collected 14 hits in 44 at bats while driving in 7 runs. He has an OPS+ of 97 and a slugging percentage of .409. The Rockies as a unit have 139 base hits, including 31 doubles and 24 homers. Colorado has walked 49 times this year and they have struck out on 150 occasions. They have had 108 men left on base and have an OPS of .725. They have scored 4 runs per game and totaled 72 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Nationals/Rockies MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Rockies +101
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