Colorado Rockies at Texas Rangers 6/15/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Friday, June 15, 2018
Globe Life Park
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Probable Pitchers: Chad Bettis vs. Yohander Mendez
The Colorado Rockies head to Globe Life Park on Friday, June 15, 2018 to take on the Texas Rangers. The expected starting pitchers are Chad Bettis for the Rockies and Yohander Mendez for the Rangers.
The odds for this matchup have Colorado at -120 and Texas at +110. The Rockies have a 29-32-6 over/under mark and a 32-35-0 run line record. The Rangers are 32-38-0 against the run line and have a 33-32-5 over/under record.
Valuable Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Colorado Rockies are 29-32-6 against the over/under
The Colorado Rockies are 32-35-0 against the run line
Important Texas Rangers Betting Trends
The Texas Rangers are 33-32-5 against the over/under
The Texas Rangers are 32-38-0 against the run line
Key Colorado Rockies Injuries
06/11/18 P Scott Oberg Back 10-day DL (06/07)
06/08/18 P Mike Dunn Back 10-day DL (06/08)
06/02/18 CF David Dahl Foot 10-day DL (06/01)
05/28/18 P Adam Ottavino Oblique 10-day DL (05/28)
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 Texas Rangers Injuries
06/13/18 RF Nomar Mazara Flu is upgraded to is in the starting lineup Wednesday vs Los Angeles Dodgers
06/10/18 P Doug Fister Knee 10-day DL (06/09)
05/08/18 LF Drew Robinson Hip 10-day DL (05/08)
04/30/18 P Martin Perez Elbow 10-day DL (04/30)
04/13/18 SS Elvis Andrus Elbow 60-day DL (04/12)
04/02/18 P Ricardo Rodriguez Elbow 60-day DL (04/02)
03/30/18 P Joe Palumbo Elbow 60-day DL (02/23)
03/26/18 P Clayton Blackburn Elbow 60-day DL (03/19)
03/26/18 P Ronald Herrera Shoulder 60-day DL (03/21)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Rockies have a 33-34 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Chad Bettis has a 4-1 record with an earned run average of 4.40 and a WHIP of 1.27 this year. He has 53 strikeouts over his 75.2 innings pitched and he's given up 72 hits. He allows 8.6 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.83. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.21 and they have given up 220 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .254 against the bullpen and they've struck out 225 hitters and walked 100 batters. As a team, Colorado allows 8.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.6 batters per nine innings. They are 27th in the league in team earned run average at 4.83. The Rockies pitchers collectively have given up 593 base hits and 321 earned runs. They have allowed 83 home runs this season, ranking them 10th in the league. Colorado as a pitching staff has walked 230 batters and struck out 569. They have walked 3.5 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.6 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.38 and their FIP as a unit is 4.27.
As a team Colorado is hitting .247, good for 15th in the league. The Rockies hold a .409 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .316, which is good for 14th in baseball. They rank 15th in MLB with 8.4 hits per game. Nolan Arenado is hitting .305 with an on-base percentage of .399. He has 71 hits this season in 233 at bats with 37 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .532 and an OPS+ of 136. Charlie Blackmon is hitting .288 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .367. He has totaled 72 hits and he has driven in 31 men in 250 at bats. His OPS+ is 121 while his slugging percentage is at .508. The Rockies have 563 hits, including 98 doubles and 79 home runs. Colorado has walked 216 times so far this season and they have struck out 594 times as a unit. They have left 439 men on base and have a team OPS of .725. They score 4.46 runs per contest and have scored a total of 299 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Texas has a 27-43 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 0.00, Yohander Mendez has a 0-0 record and a 1.50 WHIP this season. He has 2 strikeouts over the 0.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 2 hits. He allows 13.5 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.1. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.62 and they have given up 227 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .241 against the Rangers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 221 batters and walked 87 opposing hitters. As a team, Texas allows 9.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.4 batters per nine innings. They are 25th in the league in team earned run average at 4.8. The Rangers pitchers as a team have surrendered 669 base knocks and 332 earned runs this season. They have given up 98 home runs this year, which ranks 2nd in Major League Baseball. Texas as a staff has walked 206 hitters and struck out 511 batters. They give up a walk 3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.4 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.41 while their FIP as a staff is 4.71.
As a team, they are batting .229, good for 26th in the league. The Rangers hold a .389 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .312, which is good for 19th in baseball. They rank 27th in MLB with 7.7 hits per contest. Shin-Soo Choo comes into this matchup batting .274 with an OBP of .384. He has 71 hits this year along with 30 RBI in 259 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .467 with an OPS+ of 127. Nomar Mazara is hitting .260 this season and he has an OBP of .329. He has collected 67 hits in 258 at bats while driving in 42 runs. He has an OPS+ of 114 and a slugging percentage of .484. The Rangers as a unit have 536 base hits, including 115 doubles and 79 homers. Texas has walked 248 times this year and they have struck out on 671 occasions. They have had 476 men left on base and have an OPS of .702. They have scored 4.17 runs per game and totaled 292 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Rockies/Rangers MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Rockies -120
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