Colorado Rockies at Texas Rangers 6/16/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Saturday, June 16, 2018
Globe Life Park
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Probable Pitchers: Kyle Freeland vs. Mike Minor
The Colorado Rockies head to Globe Life Park on Saturday, June 16, 2018 to take on the Texas Rangers. The expected starting pitchers are Kyle Freeland for the Rockies and Mike Minor for the Rangers.
The odds for this matchup have Colorado at -108 and Texas at -102. The Rockies have a 30-32-6 over/under mark and a 32-36-0 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 30-32-6 against the over/under
The Colorado Rockies are 32-36-0 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)
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
06/10/18 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 33-35 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Kyle Freeland has a 6-6 record with an earned run average of 3.68 and a WHIP of 1.24 this year. He has 70 strikeouts over his 78.1 innings pitched and he's given up 71 hits. He allows 8.2 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.99. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.28 and they have given up 226 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .258 against the bullpen and they've struck out 225 hitters and walked 101 batters. As a team, Colorado allows 9 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.6 batters per nine innings. They are 28th in the league in team earned run average at 4.9. The Rockies pitchers collectively have given up 606 base hits and 330 earned runs. They have allowed 85 home runs this season, ranking them 9th in the league. Colorado as a pitching staff has walked 233 batters and struck out 577. 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 4.28.
As a team Colorado is hitting .245, good for 16th in the league. The Rockies hold a .407 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .314, which is good for 17th in baseball. They rank 16th in MLB with 8.3 hits per game. Charlie Blackmon is hitting .283 with an on-base percentage of .361. He has 72 hits this season in 254 at bats with 31 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .500 and an OPS+ of 118. Nolan Arenado is hitting .305 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .399. He has totaled 71 hits and he has driven in 37 men in 233 at bats. His OPS+ is 137 while his slugging percentage is at .532. The Rockies have 566 hits, including 99 doubles and 80 home runs. Colorado has walked 218 times so far this season and they have struck out 603 times as a unit. They have left 440 men on base and have a team OPS of .721. They score 4.44 runs per contest and have scored a total of 302 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Texas has a 27-43 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.65, Mike Minor has a 4-4 record and a 1.33 WHIP this season. He has 56 strikeouts over the 65.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 72 hits. He allows 9.9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.72. 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 26th 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 4.70.
As a team, they are batting .229, good for 27th in the league. The Rangers hold a .389 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .312, which is good for 20th in baseball. They rank 27th in MLB with 7.7 hits per contest. Nomar Mazara comes into this matchup batting .260 with an OBP of .329. He has 67 hits this year along with 42 RBI in 258 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .484 with an OPS+ of 114. Shin-Soo Choo is hitting .274 this season and he has an OBP of .384. He has collected 71 hits in 259 at bats while driving in 30 runs. He has an OPS+ of 127 and a slugging percentage of .467. 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 -108
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