Atlanta Braves at Colorado Rockies MLB Betting Tips 4/9/2019
Tuesday, April 9, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Max Fried vs. German Marquez
The Atlanta Braves visit Coors Field on Tuesday, April 9, 2019 to play the Colorado Rockies. The probable starters are Max Fried for the Braves and German Marquez for the Rockies.
The opening line for this matchup has Atlanta at +122 and Colorado at -132. The Braves have a 4-5-0 over/under record and a 4-5-0 run line mark. The Rockies are 3-7-0 against the run line and have a 4-5-1 over/under record.
Valuable Atlanta Braves Betting Trends
The Atlanta Braves are 4-5-0 against the over/under
The Atlanta Braves are 4-5-0 against the run line
Important Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Colorado Rockies are 4-5-1 against the over/under
The Colorado Rockies are 3-7-0 against the run line
Key Atlanta Braves Injuries
04/07/19 C Brian McCann Hamstring 10-day IL (04/07)
03/25/19 P Darren O'Day Arm 10-day IL (03/25)
03/25/19 P Mike Foltynewicz Elbow 10-day IL (03/25)
Key Colorado Rockies Injuries
04/08/19 LF David Dahl Upper Body left last game, is questionable Monday vs Atlanta Braves
04/08/19 SS Trevor Story Hand left last game, is questionable Monday vs Atlanta Braves
04/08/19 P Tyler Anderson Knee 10-day IL (04/07)
04/07/19 3B Ryan McMahon Elbow 10-day IL
04/03/19 P Jake McGee Knee 10-day IL (04/02)
04/01/19 2B Daniel Murphy Hand 10-day IL (03/30)
03/30/19 P Chris Rusin Back 10-day IL (03/25)
03/30/19 P Antonio Senzatela Foot 10-day IL (03/25)
03/25/19 3B Josh Fuentes Wrist is out indefinitely
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Braves have a 5-4 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Max Fried has a 1-0 record with an earned run average of 0.00 and a WHIP of 0.39 this season. He has 5 strikeouts over his 7.2 innings pitched and he's given up 1 hit. He's allowed 1.2 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 2.47. The bullpen has an earned run average of 6.82 and they have given up 31 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .267 against the bullpen and they've struck out 30 hitters and walked 19 batters. As a team, Atlanta allows 7.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.3 batters per nine innings. They are 19th in the league in team earned run average at 4.38. The Braves pitchers collectively have given up 66 base hits and 38 earned runs. They have allowed 15 home runs this season, ranking them 9th in the league. Atlanta as a pitching staff has walked 42 batters and struck out 72. They have walked 4.8 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.3 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.39 and their FIP as a unit is 5.37.
As a team Atlanta is hitting .256, good for 11th in the league. The Braves hold a .426 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .369, which is good for 5th in baseball. They rank 13th in MLB with 8.2 hits per game. Dansby Swanson is hitting .346 with an on-base percentage of .471. He has 9 hits this season in 26 at bats with 9 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .731 and an OPS+ of 204. Freddie Freeman is hitting .419 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .561. He has totaled 13 hits and he has driven in 5 men in 31 at bats. His OPS+ is 211 while his slugging percentage is at .645. The Braves have 74 hits, including 14 doubles and 11 home runs. Atlanta has walked 50 times so far this season and they have struck out 72 times as a unit. They have left 74 men on base and have a team OPS of .795. They score 4.89 runs per contest and have scored a total of 44 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Colorado has a 3-7 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 0.69, German Marquez has a 1-0 record and a 0.85 WHIP. He has 14 strikeouts over the 13 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 5 hits. He's allowing 3.5 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.45. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.32 and they have given up 31 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .238 against the Rockies bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 28 batters and walked 20 opposing hitters. As a team, Colorado allows 8.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.3 batters per nine innings. They are 22nd in the league in team earned run average at 5.11. The Rockies pitchers as a team have surrendered 86 base knocks and 50 earned runs this season. They have given up 13 home runs this year, which ranks 13th in Major League Baseball. Colorado as a staff has walked 43 hitters and struck out 81 batters. They give up a walk 4.4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.3 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.47 while their FIP as a staff is 4.70.
As a team, they are batting .216, good for 24th in the league. The Rockies hold a .336 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .282, which is good for 26th in baseball. They rank 24th in MLB with 7.2 hits per contest. Charlie Blackmon comes into this matchup batting .300 with an OBP of .356. He has 12 hits this year along with 4 RBI in 40 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .425 with an OPS+ of 98. David Dahl is hitting .343 this season and he has an OBP of .385. He has collected 12 hits in 35 at bats while driving in 6 runs. He has an OPS+ of 152 and a slugging percentage of .629. The Rockies as a unit have 72 base hits, including 14 doubles and 6 homers. Colorado has walked 28 times this year and they have struck out on 93 occasions. They have had 63 men left on base and have an OPS of .618. They have scored 3.1 runs per game and totaled 31 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Braves/Rockies MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Braves +122
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