Cincinnati Reds at Colorado Rockies 5/27/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Sunday, May 27, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Matt Harvey vs. German Marquez
Coors Field is the site of the matchup between the Cincinnati Reds and the Colorado Rockies on Sunday, May 27, 2018. The probable starting pitchers are Matt Harvey for the Reds and German Marquez for the Rockies.
Cincinnati opens at +155 while Colorado opens at -165. The Reds have a 23-27-2 over/under record and a 27-25-0 run line mark. The Rockies are 26-25-0 against the run line and have a 18-29-4 over/under record.
Valuable Cincinnati Reds Betting Trends
The Cincinnati Reds are 23-27-2 against the over/under
The Cincinnati Reds are 27-25-0 against the run line
Important Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Colorado Rockies are 18-29-4 against the over/under
The Colorado Rockies are 26-25-0 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)
03/26/18 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 18-34 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Matt Harvey has a 1-2 record with an earned run average of 5.49 and a WHIP of 1.34 this year. He has 32 strikeouts over his 41 innings pitched and he's given up 44 hits. He's allowed 9.7 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.96. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.93 and they have given up 185 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .238 against the bullpen and they've struck out 196 hitters and walked 91 batters. As a team, Cincinnati allows 9.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.9 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 478 base hits and 250 earned runs. They have allowed 75 home runs this season, ranking them 3rd in the league. Cincinnati as a pitching staff has walked 201 batters and struck out 407. They have walked 3.9 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.9 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 19th in the league. The Reds hold a .374 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .317, which is good for 14th in baseball. They rank 17th in MLB with 8.1 hits per game. Jose Peraza is hitting .243 with an on-base percentage of .279. He has 49 hits this season in 202 at bats with 11 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .317 and an OPS+ of 64. Joey Votto is hitting .279 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .401. He has totaled 50 hits and he has driven in 24 men in 179 at bats. His OPS+ is 128 while his slugging percentage is at .425. The Reds have 422 hits, including 84 doubles and 49 home runs. Cincinnati has walked 186 times so far this season and they have struck out 440 times as a unit. They have left 384 men on base and have a team OPS of .691. They score 4.06 runs per contest and have scored a total of 211 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Colorado has a 27-24 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.62, German Marquez has a 3-5 record and a 1.50 WHIP this season. He has 48 strikeouts over the 50.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 54 hits. He allows 9.6 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.29. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.58 and they have given up 146 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .232 against the Rockies bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 177 batters and walked 71 opposing hitters. As a team, Colorado allows 8.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.7 batters per nine innings. They are 22nd in the league in team earned run average at 4.37. The Rockies pitchers as a team have surrendered 418 base knocks and 219 earned runs this season. They have given up 55 home runs this year, which ranks 14th in Major League Baseball. Colorado as a staff has walked 171 hitters and struck out 434 batters. They give up a walk 3.4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.31 while their FIP as a staff is 4.01.
As a team, they are batting .229, good for 27th in the league. The Rockies hold a .387 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .304, which is good for 25th in baseball. They rank 27th in MLB with 7.6 hits per contest. Nolan Arenado comes into this matchup batting .320 with an OBP of .414. He has 54 hits this year along with 27 RBI in 169 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .556 with an OPS+ of 149. Charlie Blackmon is hitting .269 this season and he has an OBP of .369. He has collected 47 hits in 175 at bats while driving in 23 runs. He has an OPS+ of 127 and a slugging percentage of .514. The Rockies as a unit have 388 base hits, including 63 doubles and 61 homers. Colorado has walked 174 times this year and they have struck out on 461 occasions. They have had 328 men left on base and have an OPS of .691. They have scored 3.94 runs per game and totaled 201 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Reds/Rockies MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Reds +155
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