Cincinnati Reds at Colorado Rockies 5/25/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Friday, May 25, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Sal Romano vs. Jon Gray
Coors Field is the site of the matchup between the Cincinnati Reds and the Colorado Rockies on Friday, May 25, 2018. The probable starting pitchers are Sal Romano for the Reds and Jon Gray for the Rockies.
Cincinnati opens at +121 while Colorado opens at -131. The Reds have a 22-26-2 over/under record and a 26-24-0 run line mark. The Rockies are 26-24-0 against the run line and have a 18-28-4 over/under record.
Valuable Cincinnati Reds Betting Trends
The Cincinnati Reds are 22-26-2 against the over/under
The Cincinnati Reds are 26-24-0 against the run line
Important Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Colorado Rockies are 18-28-4 against the over/under
The Colorado Rockies are 26-24-0 against the run line
Key Cincinnati Reds Injuries
05/24/18 P Raisel Iglesias Biceps 10-day DL (05/20)
05/24/18 P Austin Brice Back 10-day DL (05/20)
03/30/18 P Michael Lorenzen Shoulder 10-day DL (03/29)
03/26/18 P Rookie Davis Hip 60-day DL (03/02)
03/26/18 P Anthony DeSclafani Oblique 60-day DL (03/29)
Key Colorado Rockies Injuries
05/15/18 2B DJ LeMahieu Thumb 10-day DL (05/14)
04/24/18 P Carlos Estevez Oblique 60-day DL (03/26)
03/30/18 P Zac Rosscup Finger 60-day DL (03/26)
03/26/18 P Rayan Gonzalez Elbow 60-day DL (03/12)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Reds have a 17-33 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Sal Romano has a 2-5 record with an earned run average of 5.62 and a WHIP of 1.55 this year. He has 34 strikeouts over his 49.2 innings pitched and he's given up 52 hits. He's allowed 9.4 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.4. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.95 and they have given up 182 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .240 against the bullpen and they've struck out 190 hitters and walked 90 batters. As a team, Cincinnati allows 9.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.8 batters per nine innings. They are 25th in the league in team earned run average at 4.83. The Reds pitchers collectively have given up 463 base hits and 241 earned runs. They have allowed 72 home runs this season, ranking them 3rd in the league. Cincinnati as a pitching staff has walked 194 batters and struck out 391. They have walked 3.9 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.46 and their FIP as a unit is 4.76.
As a team Cincinnati is hitting .239, good for 18th in the league. The Reds hold a .373 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .317, which is good for 16th in baseball. They rank 18th in MLB with 8.1 hits per game. Joey Votto is hitting .274 with an on-base percentage of .396. He has 48 hits this season in 175 at bats with 24 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .417 and an OPS+ of 125. Jose Peraza is hitting .251 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .285. He has totaled 49 hits and he has driven in 11 men in 195 at bats. His OPS+ is 69 while his slugging percentage is at .328. The Reds have 406 hits, including 82 doubles and 46 home runs. Cincinnati has walked 180 times so far this season and they have struck out 423 times as a unit. They have left 371 men on base and have a team OPS of .690. They score 4.04 runs per contest and have scored a total of 202 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Colorado has a 26-24 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.34, Jon Gray has a 4-6 record and a 1.40 WHIP this season. He has 63 strikeouts over the 55.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 65 hits. He allows 10.5 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 2.99. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.66 and they have given up 144 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .233 against the Rockies bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 174 batters and walked 71 opposing hitters. As a team, Colorado allows 8.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.6 batters per nine innings. They are 22nd in the league in team earned run average at 4.38. The Rockies pitchers as a team have surrendered 410 base knocks and 215 earned runs this season. They have given up 54 home runs this year, which ranks 14th in Major League Baseball. Colorado as a staff has walked 168 hitters and struck out 423 batters. They give up a walk 3.4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.6 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.31 while their FIP as a staff is 4.02.
As a team, they are batting .228, good for 27th in the league. The Rockies hold a .386 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .303, which is good for 25th in baseball. They rank 27th in MLB with 7.6 hits per contest. Charlie Blackmon comes into this matchup batting .263 with an OBP of .367. He has 45 hits this year along with 23 RBI in 171 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .509 with an OPS+ of 125. Nolan Arenado is hitting .317 this season and he has an OBP of .407. He has collected 53 hits in 167 at bats while driving in 26 runs. He has an OPS+ of 143 and a slugging percentage of .539. The Rockies as a unit have 380 base hits, including 62 doubles and 60 homers. Colorado has walked 169 times this year and they have struck out on 455 occasions. They have had 322 men left on base and have an OPS of .689. They have scored 3.92 runs per game and totaled 196 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Reds/Rockies MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Reds +121
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