Baltimore Orioles at Colorado Rockies MLB Picks & Predictions 5/26/2019
Sunday, May 26, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: David Hess vs. German Marquez
Coors Field is the site where Charlie Blackmon and the Colorado Rockies (23-26, 4th in NL West) will take on the Baltimore Orioles (15-36, 5th in AL East) on Sunday. The odds on this game have the Orioles coming in at +234 and the Rockies are at -256. The over/under is set at 11.5.
The Orioles have been a bad play for baseball bettors, having gone 15-36-0 SU. Colorado is covering 46.9% of the time, going 23-26-0 straight up. The Rockies have been a strong option for MLB bettors as favorites, going 14-9-0 SU. Baltimore is covering 28.0% of the time as an underdog, having gone 14-36-0 straight up.
Valuable Baltimore Orioles Betting Trends
The Orioles have been a solid Over play for O/U baseball wagerers, having gone 26-22-3.
Baltimore is covering 34.6% of the time away from home, having gone 9-17-0 straight up.
Important Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
Colorado is covering 47.6% of the time at Coors Field, going 10-11-0 SU.
The Rockies have been an awful Under play for O/U baseball wagerers, having gone 27-20-2.
Key Baltimore Orioles Injuries
05/20/19 P Nate Karns Forearm 60-day IL (05/20)
04/28/19 P Alex Cobb Back 60-day IL (04/27)
03/28/19 DH Mark Trumbo Groin 60-day IL (03/25)
Key Colorado Rockies Injuries
05/23/19 CF Charlie Blackmon Calf left last game, is questionable Friday vs Baltimore Orioles
05/23/19 P Tyler Anderson Knee 60-day IL (05/23)
05/22/19 P Wade Davis Oblique 10-day IL (05/19)
05/05/19 P Harrison Musgrave Elbow 10-day IL (05/04)
04/17/19 RF Noel Cuevas Quad 10-day IL (04/16)
03/30/19 P Chris Rusin Back 10-day IL (03/25)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Orioles have a 15-36 overall record this season. Starting pitcher David Hess has a 1-6 record with an earned run average of 6.75 and a WHIP of 1.41 this season. He has 38 strikeouts over his 45.1 innings pitched and he's given up 46 hits. He's allowed 9.1 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 7.48. The bullpen has an earned run average of 6.17 and they have given up 221 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .273 against the bullpen and they've struck out 196 hitters and walked 96 batters. As a team, Baltimore allows 9.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.8 batters per nine innings. They are 30th in the league in team earned run average at 5.83. The Orioles pitchers collectively have given up 477 base hits and 290 earned runs. They have allowed 111 home runs this season, ranking them 1st in the league. Baltimore as a pitching staff has walked 189 batters and struck out 386. They have walked 3.8 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.49 and their FIP as a unit is 6.01.
As a team Baltimore is hitting .236, good for 23rd in the league. The Orioles hold a .400 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .296, which is good for 24th in baseball. They rank 23rd in MLB with 8.1 hits per game. Trey Mancini is hitting .300 with an on-base percentage of .348. He has 57 hits this season in 190 at bats with 24 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .542 and an OPS+ of 136. Jonathan Villar is hitting .243 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .296. He has totaled 50 hits and he has driven in 20 men in 206 at bats. His OPS+ is 83 while his slugging percentage is at .383. The Orioles have 411 hits, including 81 doubles and 62 home runs. Baltimore has walked 132 times so far this season and they have struck out 457 times as a unit. They have left 330 men on base and have a team OPS of .696. They score 3.98 runs per contest and have scored a total of 203 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Colorado has a 23-26 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.38, German Marquez has a 5-2 record and a 1.11 WHIP. He has 72 strikeouts over the 72 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 67 hits. He's allowing 8.4 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.2. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.01 and they have given up 157 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .236 against the Rockies bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 153 batters and walked 79 opposing hitters. As a team, Colorado allows 9.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.2 batters per nine innings. They are 25th in the league in team earned run average at 5.03. The Rockies pitchers as a team have surrendered 449 base knocks and 248 earned runs this season. They have given up 72 home runs this year, which ranks 9th in Major League Baseball. Colorado as a staff has walked 178 hitters and struck out 405 batters. They give up a walk 3.6 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.2 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.41 while their FIP as a staff is 4.68.
As a team, they are batting .254, good for 10th in the league. The Rockies hold a .448 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .315, which is good for 20th in baseball. They rank 4th in MLB with 9.0 hits per contest. Charlie Blackmon comes into this matchup batting .300 with an OBP of .356. He has 60 hits this year along with 31 RBI in 200 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .565 with an OPS+ of 125. Nolan Arenado is hitting .325 this season and he has an OBP of .370. He has collected 64 hits in 197 at bats while driving in 37 runs. He has an OPS+ of 139 and a slugging percentage of .609. The Rockies as a unit have 439 base hits, including 102 doubles and 65 homers. Colorado has walked 145 times this year and they have struck out on 477 occasions. They have had 314 men left on base and have an OPS of .763. They have scored 5.2 runs per game and totaled 255 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Orioles/Rockies MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Orioles +234
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