New York Mets at Colorado Rockies 6/21/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Thursday, June 21, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Steven Matz vs. Kyle Freeland
The New York Mets visit Coors Field on Thursday, June 21, 2018 to play the Colorado Rockies. The probable starters are Steven Matz for the Mets and Kyle Freeland for the Rockies.
The opening line for this matchup has New York at +138 and Colorado at -148. The Mets have a 30-38-2 over/under record and a 32-38-0 run line mark. The Rockies are 34-39-0 against the run line and have a 34-33-6 over/under record.
Valuable New York Mets Betting Trends
The New York Mets are 30-38-2 against the over/under
The New York Mets are 32-38-0 against the run line
Important Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Colorado Rockies are 34-33-6 against the over/under
The Colorado Rockies are 34-39-0 against the run line
Key New York Mets Injuries
06/19/18 RF Jay Bruce Hip 10-day DL (06/18)
06/11/18 1B Adrian Gonzalez None has been released
06/10/18 CF Juan Lagares Toe is out for season
05/29/18 P AJ Ramos Shoulder 10-day DL (05/27)
05/29/18 P Noah Syndergaard Finger 10-day DL (05/26)
05/17/18 LF Yoenis Cespedes Hip 10-day DL (05/14)
04/28/18 3B David Wright Shoulder 60-day DL (03/26)
04/14/18 C Travis d'Arnaud Elbow 60-day DL (04/11)
03/26/18 P Rafael Montero Elbow 60-day DL (03/26)
03/26/18 SS T.J. Rivera Elbow 60-day DL (02/18)
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 Mets have a 31-39 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Steven Matz has a 3-4 record with an earned run average of 3.31 and a WHIP of 1.24 this season. He has 57 strikeouts over his 65.1 innings pitched and he's given up 53 hits. He's allowed 7.3 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.06. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.52 and they have given up 243 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .250 against the bullpen and they've struck out 252 hitters and walked 112 batters. As a team, New York allows 8.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.2 batters per nine innings. They are 19th in the league in team earned run average at 4.14. The Mets pitchers collectively have given up 611 base hits and 291 earned runs. They have allowed 84 home runs this season, ranking them 14th in the league. New York as a pitching staff has walked 226 batters and struck out 646. They have walked 3.2 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.2 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.32 and their FIP as a unit is 3.99.
As a team New York is hitting .229, good for 28th in the league. The Mets hold a .380 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .307, which is good for 24th in baseball. They rank 28th in MLB with 7.7 hits per game. Brandon Nimmo is hitting .287 with an on-base percentage of .409. He has 51 hits this season in 178 at bats with 23 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .596 and an OPS+ of 177. Asdrubal Cabrera is hitting .275 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .316. He has totaled 74 hits and he has driven in 39 men in 269 at bats. His OPS+ is 118 while his slugging percentage is at .476. The Mets have 540 hits, including 110 doubles and 74 home runs. New York has walked 245 times so far this season and they have struck out 607 times as a unit. They have left 472 men on base and have a team OPS of .686. They score 3.93 runs per contest and have scored a total of 275 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Colorado has a 35-38 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.59, Kyle Freeland has a 6-6 record and a 1.24 WHIP. He has 73 strikeouts over the 85.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 79 hits. He's allowing 8.3 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.89. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.75 and they have given up 243 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .260 against the Rockies bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 244 batters and walked 115 opposing hitters. As a team, Colorado allows 9.1 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 5.13. The Rockies pitchers as a team have surrendered 656 base knocks and 370 earned runs this season. They have given up 92 home runs this year, which ranks 8th in Major League Baseball. Colorado as a staff has walked 256 hitters and struck out 623 batters. They give up a walk 3.5 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.6 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.40 while their FIP as a staff is 4.33.
As a team, they are batting .249, good for 13th in the league. The Rockies hold a .417 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .317, which is good for 17th in baseball. They rank 14th in MLB with 8.5 hits per contest. Nolan Arenado comes into this matchup batting .311 with an OBP of .399. He has 79 hits this year along with 45 RBI in 254 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .559 with an OPS+ of 142. Charlie Blackmon is hitting .278 this season and he has an OBP of .360. He has collected 76 hits in 273 at bats while driving in 33 runs. He has an OPS+ of 113 and a slugging percentage of .480. The Rockies as a unit have 620 base hits, including 115 doubles and 89 homers. Colorado has walked 233 times this year and they have struck out on 641 occasions. They have had 469 men left on base and have an OPS of .734. They have scored 4.62 runs per game and totaled 337 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Mets/Rockies MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Mets +138
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