Colorado Rockies at New York Mets 5/6/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Sunday, May 6, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Kyle Freeland vs. Noah Syndergaard
The Colorado Rockies head to Citi Field on Sunday, May 6, 2018 to take on the New York Mets. The expected starting pitchers are Kyle Freeland for the Rockies and Noah Syndergaard for the Mets.
The odds for this matchup have Colorado at +177 and New York at -188. The Rockies have a 14-17-2 over/under mark and a 18-15-0 run line record. The Mets are 15-15-0 against the run line and have a 16-13-1 over/under record.
Valuable Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Colorado Rockies are 14-17-2 against the over/under
The Colorado Rockies are 18-15-0 against the run line
Important New York Mets Betting Trends
The New York Mets are 16-13-1 against the over/under
The New York Mets are 15-15-0 against the run line
Key Colorado Rockies Injuries
04/30/18 2B DJ LeMahieu Hamstring 10-day DL (04/28)
04/26/18 P Chris Rusin Oblique 10-day DL (04/23)
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)
Key New York Mets Injuries
05/03/18 P Jacob deGrom Elbow is "?" for next scheduled start Monday
04/28/18 3B David Wright Shoulder 60-day DL (03/26)
04/14/18 C Travis d'Arnaud Elbow 60-day DL (04/11)
04/13/18 C Kevin Plawecki Hand 10-day DL (04/13)
04/03/18 P Anthony Swarzak Oblique 10-day DL (04/01)
03/30/18 1B Dominic Smith Quad 10-day DL (03/26)
03/26/18 P Rafael Montero Elbow 60-day DL (03/26)
03/26/18 SS T.J. Rivera Elbow 60-day DL (02/18)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Rockies have a 18-15 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Kyle Freeland has a 1-4 record with an earned run average of 4.24 and a WHIP of 1.27 this year. He has 30 strikeouts over his 34 innings pitched and he's given up 31 hits. He allows 8.2 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.38. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.98 and they have given up 100 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .237 against the bullpen and they've struck out 119 hitters and walked 47 batters. As a team, Colorado allows 8.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.9 batters per nine innings. They are 20th in the league in team earned run average at 4.41. The Rockies pitchers collectively have given up 261 base hits and 142 earned runs. They have allowed 34 home runs this season, ranking them 18th in the league. Colorado as a pitching staff has walked 114 batters and struck out 287. They have walked 3.5 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.9 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.29 and their FIP as a unit is 4.00.
As a team Colorado is hitting .229, good for 27th in the league. The Rockies hold a .396 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .305, which is good for 27th in baseball. They rank 29th in MLB with 7.5 hits per game. Nolan Arenado is hitting .324 with an on-base percentage of .412. He has 33 hits this season in 102 at bats with 20 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .608 and an OPS+ of 161. Charlie Blackmon is hitting .292 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .395. He has totaled 31 hits and he has driven in 20 men in 106 at bats. His OPS+ is 162 while his slugging percentage is at .632. The Rockies have 249 hits, including 43 doubles and 43 home runs. Colorado has walked 113 times so far this season and they have struck out 301 times as a unit. They have left 206 men on base and have a team OPS of .701. They score 4.15 runs per contest and have scored a total of 137 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
New York has a 17-13 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.10, Noah Syndergaard has a 2-1 record and a 1.13 WHIP this season. He has 49 strikeouts over the 40.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 40 hits. He allows 8.9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 2.31. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.88 and they have given up 96 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .225 against the Mets bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 117 batters and walked 48 opposing hitters. As a team, New York allows 8.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.6 batters per nine innings. They are 16th in the league in team earned run average at 4.26. The Mets pitchers as a team have surrendered 263 base knocks and 131 earned runs this season. They have given up 37 home runs this year, which ranks 14th in Major League Baseball. New York as a staff has walked 95 hitters and struck out 295 batters. They give up a walk 3.1 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.6 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.29 while their FIP as a staff is 3.94.
As a team, they are batting .234, good for 24th in the league. The Mets hold a .375 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .320, which is good for 14th in baseball. They rank 23rd in MLB with 7.9 hits per contest. Todd Frazier comes into this matchup batting .262 with an OBP of .386. He has 27 hits this year along with 20 RBI in 103 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .456 with an OPS+ of 136. Asdrubal Cabrera is hitting .330 this season and he has an OBP of .383. He has collected 38 hits in 115 at bats while driving in 20 runs. He has an OPS+ of 169 and a slugging percentage of .591. The Mets as a unit have 238 base hits, including 45 doubles and 29 homers. New York has walked 119 times this year and they have struck out on 275 occasions. They have had 208 men left on base and have an OPS of .696. They have scored 4.53 runs per game and totaled 136 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Rockies/Mets MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Mets -188
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