Colorado Rockies at Washington Nationals 4/13/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Friday, April 13, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Kyle Freeland vs. Tanner Roark
The Colorado Rockies visit Nationals Park on Friday, April 13, 2018 to play the Washington Nationals. The probable starters are Kyle Freeland for the Rockies and Tanner Roark for the Nationals.
The opening line for this matchup has Colorado at +162 and Washington at -172. The Rockies have a 6-6-1 over/under record and a 6-7-0 run line mark. The Nationals are 5-7-0 against the run line and have a 5-5-2 over/under record.
Valuable Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Colorado Rockies are 6-6-1 against the over/under
The Colorado Rockies are 6-7-0 against the run line
Important Washington Nationals Betting Trends
The Washington Nationals are 5-5-2 against the over/under
The Washington Nationals are 5-7-0 against the run line
Key Colorado Rockies Injuries
04/11/18 CF Charlie Blackmon Quad is "?" Thursday vs Washington Nationals
04/11/18 3B Nolan Arenado Possible Suspension is "?" Thursday vs Washington Nationals
03/30/18 P Zac Rosscup Finger 10-day DL (03/26)
03/26/18 P Carlos Estevez Oblique 10-day DL (03/26)
03/26/18 P Jeff Hoffman Shoulder 10-day DL (03/26)
03/26/18 P Rayan Gonzalez Elbow 60-day DL (03/12)
Key Washington Nationals Injuries
04/11/18 CF Adam Eaton Ankle 10-day DL (04/09)
03/30/18 P Joaquin Benoit Forearm 10-day DL (03/28)
03/30/18 P Koda Glover Shoulder 60-day DL (03/28)
03/27/18 2B Daniel Murphy Knee 10-day DL (03/27)
03/26/18 P Joe Ross Elbow 60-day DL (02/21)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Rockies have a 6-7 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Kyle Freeland has a 0-2 record with an earned run average of 5.56 and a WHIP of 1.41 this season. He has 11 strikeouts over his 11.1 innings pitched and he's given up 12 hits. He's allowed 9.5 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 6.76. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.32 and they have given up 40 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .220 against the bullpen and they've struck out 47 hitters and walked 15 batters. As a team, Colorado allows 8.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.4 batters per nine innings. They are 24th in the league in team earned run average at 4.7. The Rockies pitchers collectively have given up 109 base hits and 60 earned runs. They have allowed 17 home runs this season, ranking them 4th in the league. Colorado as a pitching staff has walked 45 batters and struck out 107. They have walked 3.5 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.4 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.34 and their FIP as a unit is 4.47.
As a team Colorado is hitting .232, good for 22nd in the league. The Rockies hold a .399 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .306, which is good for 20th in baseball. They rank 24th in MLB with 7.7 hits per game. Charlie Blackmon is hitting .282 with an on-base percentage of .391. He has 11 hits this season in 39 at bats with 6 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .641 and an OPS+ of 167. Nolan Arenado is hitting .311 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .396. He has totaled 14 hits and he has driven in 6 men in 45 at bats. His OPS+ is 132 while his slugging percentage is at .489. The Rockies have 100 hits, including 17 doubles and 17 home runs. Colorado has walked 46 times so far this season and they have struck out 122 times as a unit. They have left 83 men on base and have a team OPS of .705. They score 3.92 runs per contest and have scored a total of 51 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Washington has a 6-6 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.50, Tanner Roark has a 1-0 record and a 1.17 WHIP. He has 15 strikeouts over the 12 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 9 hits. He's allowing 6.8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.97. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.26 and they have given up 33 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .228 against the Nationals bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 50 batters and walked 19 opposing hitters. As a team, Washington allows 7.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 10.8 batters per nine innings. They are 18th in the league in team earned run average at 4.02. The Nationals pitchers as a team have surrendered 95 base knocks and 50 earned runs this season. They have given up 15 home runs this year, which ranks 10th in Major League Baseball. Washington as a staff has walked 41 hitters and struck out 135 batters. They give up a walk 3.3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 10.8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.21 while their FIP as a staff is 3.61.
As a team, they are batting .240, good for 12th in the league. The Nationals hold a .401 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .343, which is good for 3rd in baseball. They rank 10th in MLB with 8.4 hits per contest. Bryce Harper comes into this matchup batting .316 with an OBP of .500. He has 12 hits this year along with 12 RBI in 38 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .789 with an OPS+ of 250. Anthony Rendon is hitting .294 this season and he has an OBP of .345. He has collected 15 hits in 51 at bats while driving in 4 runs. He has an OPS+ of 113 and a slugging percentage of .431. The Nationals as a unit have 101 base hits, including 21 doubles and 15 homers. Washington has walked 61 times this year and they have struck out on 103 occasions. They have had 105 men left on base and have an OPS of .745. They have scored 4.5 runs per game and totaled 54 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Rockies/Nationals MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Rockies +162
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