Colorado Rockies at Miami Marlins 4/29/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Sunday, April 29, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Chad Bettis vs. Jarlin Garcia
Marlins Park is the site of the matchup between the Colorado Rockies and the Miami Marlins on Sunday, April 29, 2018. The probable starting pitchers are Chad Bettis for the Rockies and Jarlin Garcia for the Marlins.
Colorado opens at -114 while Miami opens at +104. The Rockies have a 12-13-2 over/under record and a 14-13-0 run line mark. The Marlins are 11-14-0 against the run line and have a 13-12-0 over/under record.
Valuable Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Colorado Rockies are 12-13-2 against the over/under
The Colorado Rockies are 14-13-0 against the run line
Important Miami Marlins Betting Trends
The Miami Marlins are 13-12-0 against the over/under
The Miami Marlins are 11-14-0 against the run line
Key Colorado Rockies Injuries
04/27/18 2B DJ LeMahieu Hamstring left last game, is "?" Saturday vs Miami Marlins
04/27/18 P Tyler Anderson Chest left last start, is "?" for next start
04/26/18 P Chris Rusin Oblique 10-day DL (04/23)
04/24/18 P Carlos Estevez Oblique 60-day DL (03/26)
04/22/18 RF Carlos Gonzalez Hamstring 10-day DL (04/19)
03/30/18 P Zac Rosscup Finger 10-day DL (03/26)
03/26/18 P Rayan Gonzalez Elbow 60-day DL (03/12)
Key Miami Marlins Injuries
04/25/18 P Wei-Yin Chen Elbow 10-day DL (03/26)
04/22/18 P Odrisamer Despaigne Forearm 10-day DL (04/20)
04/21/18 2B Mason Davis Forearm 7-day DL (04/21)
04/20/18 P Chris O'Grady Shoulder 10-day DL (04/17)
04/14/18 1B Garrett Cooper Wrist 60-day DL (04/02)
03/30/18 P Brett Graves Oblique 60-day DL (03/29)
03/26/18 P Dan Straily Forearm 10-day DL (03/26)
03/26/18 P Elieser Hernandez Dental 10-day DL (03/26)
03/26/18 SS JT Riddle Shoulder 10-day DL (03/26)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Rockies have a 15-12 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Chad Bettis has a 3-0 record with an earned run average of 2.40 and a WHIP of 1.13 this year. He has 20 strikeouts over his 30 innings pitched and he's given up 22 hits. He's allowed 6.6 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.44. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.90 and they have given up 90 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .237 against the bullpen and they've struck out 107 hitters and walked 39 batters. As a team, Colorado allows 8.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.9 batters per nine innings. They are 23rd in the league in team earned run average at 4.67. The Rockies pitchers collectively have given up 223 base hits and 124 earned runs. They have allowed 27 home runs this season, ranking them 13th in the league. Colorado as a pitching staff has walked 99 batters and struck out 236. They have walked 3.7 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.9 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.35 and their FIP as a unit is 4.04.
As a team Colorado is hitting .231, good for 24th in the league. The Rockies hold a .393 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .306, which is good for 25th in baseball. They rank 29th in MLB with 7.6 hits per game. Charlie Blackmon is hitting .282 with an on-base percentage of .365. He has 24 hits this season in 85 at bats with 15 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .600 and an OPS+ of 147. Nolan Arenado is hitting .329 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .429. He has totaled 25 hits and he has driven in 12 men in 76 at bats. His OPS+ is 157 while his slugging percentage is at .566. The Rockies have 204 hits, including 35 doubles and 33 home runs. Colorado has walked 95 times so far this season and they have struck out 246 times as a unit. They have left 166 men on base and have a team OPS of .700. They score 4.15 runs per contest and have scored a total of 112 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Miami has a 7-18 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 1.00, Jarlin Garcia has a 1-0 record and a 0.82 WHIP this season. He has 20 strikeouts over the 27 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 10 hits. He allows 3.3 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.99. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.57 and they have given up 108 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .260 against the Marlins bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 118 batters and walked 54 opposing hitters. As a team, Miami allows 8.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.2 batters per nine innings. They are 26th in the league in team earned run average at 5.13. The Marlins pitchers as a team have surrendered 218 base knocks and 131 earned runs this season. They have given up 32 home runs this year, which ranks 8th in Major League Baseball. Miami as a staff has walked 116 hitters and struck out 234 batters. They give up a walk 4.5 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.2 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.45 while their FIP as a staff is 4.62.
As a team, they are batting .222, good for 29th in the league. The Marlins hold a .317 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .298, which is good for 26th in baseball. They rank 24th in MLB with 7.8 hits per contest. Starlin Castro comes into this matchup batting .300 with an OBP of .351. He has 30 hits this year along with 8 RBI in 100 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .340 with an OPS+ of 100. Derek Dietrich is hitting .240 this season and he has an OBP of .288. He has collected 25 hits in 104 at bats while driving in 6 runs. He has an OPS+ of 79 and a slugging percentage of .337. The Marlins as a unit have 194 base hits, including 27 doubles and 17 homers. Miami has walked 81 times this year and they have struck out on 240 occasions. They have had 188 men left on base and have an OPS of .614. They have scored 3.24 runs per game and totaled 81 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Rockies/Marlins MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Rockies -114
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