Colorado Rockies at Texas Rangers 6/17/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Sunday, June 17, 2018
Globe Life Park
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Probable Pitchers: Jon Gray vs. Yovani Gallardo
The Colorado Rockies head to Globe Life Park on Sunday, June 17, 2018 to take on the Texas Rangers. The expected starting pitchers are Jon Gray for the Rockies and Yovani Gallardo for the Rangers.
The odds for this matchup have Colorado at -135 and Texas at +125. The Rockies have a 31-32-6 over/under mark and a 33-36-0 run line record. The Rangers are 32-39-0 against the run line and have a 34-32-5 over/under record.
Valuable Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Colorado Rockies are 31-32-6 against the over/under
The Colorado Rockies are 33-36-0 against the run line
Important Texas Rangers Betting Trends
The Texas Rangers are 34-32-5 against the over/under
The Texas Rangers are 32-39-0 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
06/16/18 RF Nomar Mazara Wrist is "?" Saturday vs Colorado Rockies
06/16/18 C Robinson Chirinos Suspension Served is probable Saturday vs Colorado Rockies
06/15/18 P Matt Bush Elbow 10-day DL (06/14)
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 34-35 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Jon Gray has a 6-7 record with an earned run average of 5.68 and a WHIP of 1.49 this year. He has 91 strikeouts over his 76 innings pitched and he's given up 87 hits. He allows 10.3 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.17. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.21 and they have given up 226 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .255 against the bullpen and they've struck out 230 hitters and walked 103 batters. As a team, Colorado allows 9 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.6 batters per nine innings. They are 29th in the league in team earned run average at 4.9. The Rockies pitchers collectively have given up 612 base hits and 335 earned runs. They have allowed 87 home runs this season, ranking them 9th in the league. Colorado as a pitching staff has walked 238 batters and struck out 588. 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 4.30.
As a team Colorado is hitting .247, good for 15th in the league. The Rockies hold a .411 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .315, which is good for 16th in baseball. They rank 14th in MLB with 8.4 hits per game. Charlie Blackmon is hitting .283 with an on-base percentage of .362. He has 73 hits this season in 258 at bats with 32 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .496 and an OPS+ of 117. Nolan Arenado is hitting .312 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .406. He has totaled 74 hits and he has driven in 40 men in 237 at bats. His OPS+ is 144 while his slugging percentage is at .557. The Rockies have 579 hits, including 103 doubles and 83 home runs. Colorado has walked 221 times so far this season and they have struck out 609 times as a unit. They have left 446 men on base and have a team OPS of .727. They score 4.51 runs per contest and have scored a total of 311 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Texas has a 27-44 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 30.86, Yovani Gallardo has a 0-0 record and a 5.14 WHIP this season. He has 2 strikeouts over the 2.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 8 hits. He allows 30.9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 12.09. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.65 and they have given up 233 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .241 against the Rangers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 226 batters and walked 88 opposing hitters. As a team, Texas allows 9.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.4 batters per nine innings. They are 27th in the league in team earned run average at 4.86. The Rangers pitchers as a team have surrendered 682 base knocks and 341 earned runs this season. They have given up 101 home runs this year, which ranks 2nd in Major League Baseball. Texas as a staff has walked 209 hitters and struck out 517 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 4.74.
As a team, they are batting .229, good for 27th in the league. The Rangers hold a .390 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .312, which is good for 19th in baseball. They rank 26th in MLB with 7.6 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 .271 this season and he has an OBP of .383. He has collected 71 hits in 262 at bats while driving in 30 runs. He has an OPS+ of 125 and a slugging percentage of .462. The Rangers as a unit have 542 base hits, including 115 doubles and 81 homers. Texas has walked 253 times this year and they have struck out on 682 occasions. They have had 480 men left on base and have an OPS of .702. They have scored 4.18 runs per game and totaled 297 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Rockies/Rangers MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Rockies -135
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