Milwaukee Brewers at Colorado Rockies 5/12/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Saturday, May 12, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Chase Anderson vs. Kyle Freeland
Coors Field is the site of the matchup between the Milwaukee Brewers and the Colorado Rockies on Saturday, May 12, 2018. The probable starting pitchers are Chase Anderson for the Brewers and Kyle Freeland for the Rockies.
Milwaukee opens at +116 while Colorado opens at -126. The Brewers have a 13-23-2 over/under record and a 21-17-0 run line mark. The Rockies are 21-17-0 against the run line and have a 14-22-2 over/under record.
Valuable Milwaukee Brewers Betting Trends
The Milwaukee Brewers are 13-23-2 against the over/under
The Milwaukee Brewers are 21-17-0 against the run line
Important Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Colorado Rockies are 14-22-2 against the over/under
The Colorado Rockies are 21-17-0 against the run line
Key Milwaukee Brewers Injuries
05/09/18 SS Nick Franklin Quad 10-day DL (05/09)
05/09/18 P Wade Miley Oblique 10-day DL (05/09)
05/03/18 P Zach Davies Shoulder 10-day DL (04/30)
04/25/18 1B Eric Thames Thumb 10-day DL (04/25)
03/29/18 C Stephen Vogt Shoulder 60-day DL (03/26)
03/26/18 P Jimmy Nelson Shoulder 60-day DL (03/26)
Key Colorado Rockies Injuries
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 Brewers have a 22-16 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Chase Anderson has a 3-3 record with an earned run average of 3.97 and a WHIP of 1.15 this year. He has 30 strikeouts over his 45.1 innings pitched and he's given up 36 hits. He's allowed 7.1 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 6.03. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.54 and they have given up 108 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .205 against the bullpen and they've struck out 167 hitters and walked 53 batters. As a team, Milwaukee allows 7.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.3 batters per nine innings. They are 4th in the league in team earned run average at 3.4. The Brewers pitchers collectively have given up 288 base hits and 129 earned runs. They have allowed 39 home runs this season, ranking them 17th in the league. Milwaukee as a pitching staff has walked 129 batters and struck out 314. They have walked 3.4 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.3 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.22 and their FIP as a unit is 4.10.
As a team Milwaukee is hitting .237, good for 21st in the league. The Brewers hold a .381 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .305, which is good for 27th in baseball. They rank 22nd in MLB with 7.9 hits per game. Domingo Santana is hitting .259 with an on-base percentage of .344. He has 29 hits this season in 112 at bats with 8 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .321 and an OPS+ of 83. Lorenzo Cain is hitting .283 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .395. He has totaled 36 hits and he has driven in 12 men in 127 at bats. His OPS+ is 134 while his slugging percentage is at .465. The Brewers have 300 hits, including 56 doubles and 41 home runs. Milwaukee has walked 120 times so far this season and they have struck out 331 times as a unit. They have left 255 men on base and have a team OPS of .686. They score 3.74 runs per contest and have scored a total of 142 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Colorado has a 21-17 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.95, Kyle Freeland has a 2-4 record and a 1.17 WHIP this season. He has 38 strikeouts over the 41 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 35 hits. He allows 7.7 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.84. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.84 and they have given up 109 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .231 against the Rockies bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 129 batters and walked 57 opposing hitters. As a team, Colorado allows 8.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.6 batters per nine innings. They are 20th in the league in team earned run average at 4.27. The Rockies pitchers as a team have surrendered 302 base knocks and 159 earned runs this season. They have given up 39 home runs this year, which ranks 18th in Major League Baseball. Colorado as a staff has walked 131 hitters and struck out 321 batters. They give up a walk 3.5 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.6 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.29 while their FIP as a staff is 4.03.
As a team, they are batting .227, good for 28th in the league. The Rockies hold a .391 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .306, which is good for 25th in baseball. They rank 30th in MLB with 7.4 hits per contest. Nolan Arenado comes into this matchup batting .316 with an OBP of .417. He has 37 hits this year along with 21 RBI in 117 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .598 with an OPS+ of 160. Charlie Blackmon is hitting .274 this season and he has an OBP of .384. He has collected 34 hits in 124 at bats while driving in 20 runs. He has an OPS+ of 142 and a slugging percentage of .565. The Rockies as a unit have 282 base hits, including 49 doubles and 47 homers. Colorado has walked 131 times this year and they have struck out on 351 occasions. They have had 243 men left on base and have an OPS of .696. They have scored 3.89 runs per game and totaled 148 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Brewers/Rockies MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Brewers +116
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