Tuesday, April 25, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Joe Ross vs. Chris Rusin
The Washington Nationals visit Coors Field on Tuesday, April 25, 2017 to play the Colorado Rockies. The probable starters are Joe Ross for the Nationals and Chris Rusin for the Rockies.
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The opening line for this matchup has Washington at -139 and Colorado at +129. The Nationals have a 8-9-1 over/under record and a 10-8-0 run line mark. The Rockies are 11-8-0 against the run line and have a 6-13-0 over/under record.
Valuable Washington Nationals Betting Trends
The Washington Nationals are 8-9-1 against the over/under
The Washington Nationals are 10-8-0 against the run line
Important Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Colorado Rockies are 6-13-0 against the over/under
The Colorado Rockies are 11-8-0 against the run line
Key Washington Nationals Injuries
04/23/17 P Stephen Strasburg Paternity List out indefinitely
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 13-5 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 3.18. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.86 and they have given up 50 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .256 against the bullpen and they've struck out 47 hitters and walked 17 batters. As a team, Washington allows 7.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.4 batters per nine innings. They are 13th in the league in team earned run average at 3.77. The Nationals pitchers collectively have given up 140 base hits and 69 earned runs. They have allowed 18 home runs this season, ranking them 22nd in the league. Washington as a pitching staff has walked 50 batters and struck out 154. They have walked 2.7 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.4 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.15 and their FIP as a unit is 3.49.
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As a team Washington is hitting .268, good for 2nd in the league. The Nationals hold a .449 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .345, which is good for 1st in baseball. They rank 3rd in MLB with 9.3 hits per game. Bryce Harper is hitting .400 with an on-base percentage of .524. He has 26 hits this season in 65 at bats with 20 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .815 and an OPS+ of 257. Daniel Murphy is hitting .324 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .359. He has totaled 24 hits and he has driven in 14 men in 74 at bats. His OPS+ is 140 while his slugging percentage is at .541. The Nationals have 167 hits, including 40 doubles and 24 home runs. Washington has walked 70 times so far this season and they have struck out 138 times as a unit. They have left 128 men on base and have a team OPS of .793. They score 5.17 runs per contest and have scored a total of 93 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Colorado has a 13-6 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 1.17, Chris Rusin has a 2-0 record and a 0.91 WHIP. He has 5 strikeouts over the 7.2 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 6 hits. He allows 7 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 1.99. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.76 and they have given up 47 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .210 against the Rockies bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 70 batters and walked 19 opposing hitters. As a team, Colorado allows 7.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.8 batters per nine innings. They are 9th in the league in team earned run average at 3.59. The Rockies pitchers as a team have surrendered 145 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 55 hitters and struck out 145 batters. They give up a walk 2.9 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.19 while their FIP as a staff is 3.50.
As a team, they are batting .241, good for 15th in the league. The Rockies hold a .428 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .305, which is good for 21st in baseball. They rank 18th in MLB with 7.8 hits per contest. Nolan Arenado comes into this matchup batting .329 with an OBP of .392. He has 23 hits this year along with 13 RBI in 70 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .671 with an OPS+ of 165. Gerardo Parra is hitting .333 this season and he has an OBP of .373. He has collected 16 hits in 48 at bats while driving in 10 runs. He has an OPS+ of 117 and a slugging percentage of .479. The Rockies as a unit have 148 base hits, including 32 doubles and 25 homers. Colorado has walked 52 times this year and they have struck out on 156 occasions. They have had 111 men left on base and have an OPS of .733. They have scored 4.21 runs per game and totaled 80 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Nationals/Rockies MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Rockies +129
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