Wednesday, April 26, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Tanner Roark vs. Tyler Chatwood
Coors Field is the site of the matchup between the Washington Nationals and the Colorado Rockies on Wednesday, April 26, 2017. The probable starting pitchers are Tanner Roark for the Nationals and Tyler Chatwood for the Rockies.
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Washington opens at +100 while Colorado opens at -110. The Nationals have a 9-9-1 over/under record and a 10-9-0 run line mark. The Rockies are 12-8-0 against the run line and have a 7-13-0 over/under record.
Valuable Washington Nationals Betting Trends
The Washington Nationals are 9-9-1 against the over/under
The Washington Nationals are 10-9-0 against the run line
Important Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Colorado Rockies are 7-13-0 against the over/under
The Colorado Rockies are 12-8-0 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 Hand 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 13-6 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Tanner Roark has a 2-0 record with an earned run average of 3.65 and a WHIP of 1.05. He has 17 strikeouts over his 24.2 innings pitched and he's given up 21 hits. He allows 7.7 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.44. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.54 and they have given up 58 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .278 against the bullpen and they've struck out 49 hitters and walked 17 batters. As a team, Washington allows 8 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.4 batters per nine innings. They are 16th in the league in team earned run average at 4.01. The Nationals pitchers collectively have given up 154 base hits and 77 earned runs. They have allowed 20 home runs this season, ranking them 18th in the league. Washington as a pitching staff has walked 50 batters and struck out 162. They have walked 2.6 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.4 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.18 and their FIP as a unit is 3.54.
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As a team Washington is hitting .267, good for 2nd in the league. The Nationals hold a .449 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .342, which is good for 3rd in baseball. They rank 4th in MLB with 9.2 hits per game. Bryce Harper is hitting .394 with an on-base percentage of .518. He has 26 hits this season in 66 at bats with 20 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .803 and an OPS+ of 250. Daniel Murphy is hitting .308 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .341. He has totaled 24 hits and he has driven in 14 men in 78 at bats. His OPS+ is 127 while his slugging percentage is at .513. The Nationals have 175 hits, including 42 doubles and 25 home runs. Washington has walked 72 times so far this season and they have struck out 145 times as a unit. They have left 133 men on base and have a team OPS of .791. They score 5.11 runs per contest and have scored a total of 97 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Colorado has a 14-6 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.10, Tyler Chatwood has a 2-2 record and a 1.18 WHIP. He has 18 strikeouts over the 26.1 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 23 hits. He allows 7.9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.93. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.62 and they have given up 49 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .208 against the Rockies bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 72 batters and walked 20 opposing hitters. As a team, Colorado allows 7.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.7 batters per nine innings. They are 8th in the league in team earned run average at 3.61. The Rockies pitchers as a team have surrendered 153 base knocks and 71 earned runs this season. They have given up 17 home runs this year, which ranks 26th in Major League Baseball. Colorado as a staff has walked 57 hitters and struck out 152 batters. They give up a walk 2.9 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.19 while their FIP as a staff is 3.52.
As a team, they are batting .248, good for 11th in the league. The Rockies hold a .439 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .308, which is good for 19th in baseball. They rank 13th in MLB with 8.1 hits per contest. Nolan Arenado comes into this matchup batting .324 with an OBP of .386. He has 24 hits this year along with 13 RBI in 74 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .676 with an OPS+ of 163. Gerardo Parra is hitting .327 this season and he has an OBP of .364. He has collected 17 hits in 52 at bats while driving in 10 runs. He has an OPS+ of 109 and a slugging percentage of .462. The Rockies as a unit have 162 base hits, including 33 doubles and 27 homers. Colorado has walked 52 times this year and they have struck out on 164 occasions. They have had 117 men left on base and have an OPS of .747. They have scored 4.4 runs per game and totaled 88 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Nationals/Rockies MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Nationals +100
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