Miami Marlins at Colorado Rockies 6/24/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Sunday, June 24, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Caleb Smith vs. German Marquez
The Miami Marlins visit Coors Field on Sunday, June 24, 2018 to play the Colorado Rockies. The probable starters are Caleb Smith for the Marlins and German Marquez for the Rockies.
The opening line for this matchup has Miami at +160 and Colorado at -170. The Marlins have a 40-36-0 over/under record and a 38-38-0 run line mark. The Rockies are 37-39-0 against the run line and have a 36-34-6 over/under record.
Valuable Miami Marlins Betting Trends
The Miami Marlins are 40-36-0 against the over/under
The Miami Marlins are 38-38-0 against the run line
Important Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Colorado Rockies are 36-34-6 against the over/under
The Colorado Rockies are 37-39-0 against the run line
Key Miami Marlins Injuries
06/22/18 P Jose Urena Shoulder 10-day DL (06/21)
06/16/18 P Chris O'Grady Shoulder 60-day DL (04/17)
05/26/18 3B Martin Prado Hamstring 10-day DL (05/26)
04/14/18 1B Garrett Cooper Wrist 60-day DL (04/02)
03/30/18 P Brett Graves Oblique 60-day DL (03/29)
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)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Marlins have a 29-47 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Caleb Smith has a 5-6 record with an earned run average of 4.03 and a WHIP of 1.24 this season. He has 87 strikeouts over his 76 innings pitched and he's given up 62 hits. He's allowed 7.3 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.73. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.96 and they have given up 297 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .256 against the bullpen and they've struck out 278 hitters and walked 141 batters. As a team, Miami allows 8.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.9 batters per nine innings. They are 28th in the league in team earned run average at 4.9. The Marlins pitchers collectively have given up 668 base hits and 370 earned runs. They have allowed 94 home runs this season, ranking them 9th in the league. Miami as a pitching staff has walked 292 batters and struck out 600. They have walked 3.9 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.9 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.41 and their FIP as a unit is 4.54.
As a team Miami is hitting .237, good for 22nd in the league. The Marlins hold a .359 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .304, which is good for 26th in baseball. They rank 20th in MLB with 8.1 hits per game. Starlin Castro is hitting .272 with an on-base percentage of .318. He has 80 hits this season in 294 at bats with 27 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .374 and an OPS+ of 94. Brian Anderson is hitting .298 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .374. He has totaled 86 hits and he has driven in 36 men in 289 at bats. His OPS+ is 124 while his slugging percentage is at .422. The Marlins have 617 hits, including 117 doubles and 57 home runs. Miami has walked 221 times so far this season and they have struck out 667 times as a unit. They have left 538 men on base and have a team OPS of .663. They score 3.54 runs per contest and have scored a total of 269 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Colorado has a 38-38 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.20, German Marquez has a 5-7 record and a 1.47 WHIP. He has 78 strikeouts over the 79.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 85 hits. He's allowing 9.6 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.62. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.61 and they have given up 255 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .262 against the Rockies bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 250 batters and walked 120 opposing hitters. As a team, Colorado allows 9.2 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 5.09. The Rockies pitchers as a team have surrendered 690 base knocks and 383 earned runs this season. They have given up 94 home runs this year, which ranks 10th in Major League Baseball. Colorado as a staff has walked 270 hitters and struck out 649 batters. They give up a walk 3.6 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.6 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.42 while their FIP as a staff is 4.31.
As a team, they are batting .253, good for 9th in the league. The Rockies hold a .423 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .322, which is good for 8th in baseball. They rank 10th in MLB with 8.6 hits per contest. Charlie Blackmon comes into this matchup batting .283 with an OBP of .363. He has 81 hits this year along with 35 RBI in 286 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .490 with an OPS+ of 115. Nolan Arenado is hitting .323 this season and he has an OBP of .410. He has collected 86 hits in 266 at bats while driving in 53 runs. He has an OPS+ of 152 and a slugging percentage of .598. The Rockies as a unit have 656 base hits, including 124 doubles and 94 homers. Colorado has walked 246 times this year and they have struck out on 667 occasions. They have had 491 men left on base and have an OPS of .745. They have scored 4.79 runs per game and totaled 364 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Marlins/Rockies MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Rockies -170
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