Thursday, April 27, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Gio Gonzalez vs. Antonio Senzatela
The Washington Nationals head to Coors Field on Thursday, April 27, 2017 to take on the Colorado Rockies. The expected starting pitchers are Gio Gonzalez for the Nationals and Antonio Senzatela for the Rockies.
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The odds for this matchup have Washington at -123 and Colorado at +113. The Nationals have a 10-9-1 over/under mark and a 11-9-0 run line record. The Rockies are 12-9-0 against the run line and have a 8-13-0 over/under record.
Valuable Washington Nationals Betting Trends
The Washington Nationals are 10-9-1 against the over/under
The Washington Nationals are 11-9-0 against the run line
Important Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Colorado Rockies are 8-13-0 against the over/under
The Colorado Rockies are 12-9-0 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 14-6 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Gio Gonzalez has a 2-0 record with an earned run average of 1.35 and a WHIP of 1.05. He has 21 strikeouts over his 26.2 innings pitched and he's given up 20 hits. He allows 6.8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.36. The bullpen has an earned run average of 6.23 and they have given up 66 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .287 against the bullpen and they've struck out 50 hitters and walked 17 batters. As a team, Washington allows 8.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.2 batters per nine innings. They are 27th in the league in team earned run average at 4.41. The Nationals pitchers collectively have given up 169 base hits and 89 earned runs. They have allowed 24 home runs this season, ranking them 13th in the league. Washington as a pitching staff has walked 52 batters and struck out 165. They have walked 2.6 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.2 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.22 and their FIP as a unit is 3.83.
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As a team Washington is hitting .272, good for 3rd in the league. The Nationals hold a .457 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .347, which is good for 1st in baseball. They rank 3rd in MLB with 9.5 hits per game. Bryce Harper is hitting .400 with an on-base percentage of .523. He has 28 hits this season in 70 at bats with 21 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .800 and an OPS+ of 250. Daniel Murphy is hitting .325 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .356. He has totaled 27 hits and he has driven in 19 men in 83 at bats. His OPS+ is 138 while his slugging percentage is at .542. The Nationals have 189 hits, including 45 doubles and 26 home runs. Washington has walked 78 times so far this season and they have struck out 150 times as a unit. They have left 138 men on base and have a team OPS of .804. They score 5.6 runs per contest and have scored a total of 112 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Colorado has a 14-7 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 2.08, Antonio Senzatela has a 3-0 record and a 0.85 WHIP. He has 17 strikeouts over the 26 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 18 hits. He allows 6.2 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.33. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.07 and they have given up 54 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .211 against the Rockies bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 75 batters and walked 23 opposing hitters. As a team, Colorado allows 8.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.6 batters per nine innings. They are 21st in the league in team earned run average at 4.06. The Rockies pitchers as a team have surrendered 167 base knocks and 84 earned runs this season. They have given up 18 home runs this year, which ranks 26th in Major League Baseball. Colorado as a staff has walked 63 hitters and struck out 157 batters. They give up a walk 3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.6 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.24 while their FIP as a staff is 3.63.
As a team, they are batting .256, good for 8th in the league. The Rockies hold a .460 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .314, which is good for 14th in baseball. They rank 12th in MLB with 8.4 hits per contest. Nolan Arenado comes into this matchup batting .325 with an OBP of .384. He has 25 hits this year along with 14 RBI in 77 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .675 with an OPS+ of 162. Gerardo Parra is hitting .316 this season and he has an OBP of .350. He has collected 18 hits in 57 at bats while driving in 11 runs. He has an OPS+ of 111 and a slugging percentage of .491. The Rockies as a unit have 177 base hits, including 38 doubles and 31 homers. Colorado has walked 54 times this year and they have struck out on 167 occasions. They have had 123 men left on base and have an OPS of .774. They have scored 4.76 runs per game and totaled 100 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Nationals/Rockies MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Nationals -123
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