Chicago Cubs at Colorado Rockies Expert MLB Picks Against the Spread 6/10/2019
Monday, June 10, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Yu Darvish vs. German Marquez
Anthony Rizzo and the Chicago Cubs (36-27, 1st in NL Central) go to Coors Field on Monday where they'll meet the Colorado Rockies (33-30, 2nd in NL West). The odds on this game have the Cubs coming in at +129 and the Rockies are at -139. The total opens at 11.
The Cubs have been excellent for bettors, having gone 36-27-0 SU. Colorado is covering 52.4% of the time, going 33-30-0 straight up. The Rockies have been excellent for bettors as favorites, going 21-10-0 SU. Chicago is covering 30.0% of the time as the underdog, having gone 6-14-0 straight up.
Valuable Chicago Cubs Betting Trends
The Cubs have been a solid Over option for over/under baseball wagerers, having gone 34-28-1.
The Cubs are covering 44.8% of the time as the away team, having gone 13-16-0 straight up.
Important Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
Colorado is covering 60.0% of the time at Coors Field, going 18-12-0 SU.
The Rockies have been a solid Over option for over/under baseball wagerers, having gone 32-28-3.
Key Chicago Cubs Injuries
6/8/2019 Addison Russell 2B Hand Probable for Jun 9
6/7/2019 Allen Webster RP Arm Expected to be out until at least Jul 12
6/7/2019 Xavier Cedeno RP Wrist Expected to be out until at least Jun 13
5/31/2019 Tony Barnette RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jun 10
5/2/2019 Brandon Morrow RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jul 8
2/19/2019 Kendall Graveman SP Elbow Out for the season
Key Colorado Rockies Injuries
6/6/2019 Mike Dunn RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jun 18
6/6/2019 Harrison Musgrave RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jul 3
5/22/2019 Tyler Anderson SP Knee Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Cubs have a 36-27 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Yu Darvish has a 2-3 record with an earned run average of 4.88 and a WHIP of 1.52 this season. He has 78 strikeouts over his 66.1 innings pitched and he's given up 57 hits. He's allowed 7.7 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.12. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.10 and they have given up 186 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .239 against the bullpen and they've struck out 210 hitters and walked 106 batters. As a team, Chicago allows 8.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.8 batters per nine innings. They are 5th in the league in team earned run average at 3.83. The Cubs pitchers collectively have given up 518 base hits and 242 earned runs. They have allowed 67 home runs this season, ranking them 28th in the league. Chicago as a pitching staff has walked 228 batters and struck out 556. They have walked 3.6 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.31 and their FIP as a unit is 4.02.
As a team Chicago is hitting .254, good for 13th in the league. The Cubs hold a .455 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .343, which is good for 2nd in baseball. They rank 13th in MLB with 8.6 hits per game. Anthony Rizzo is hitting .281 with an on-base percentage of .396. He has 62 hits this season in 221 at bats with 44 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .552 and an OPS+ of 143. Kris Bryant is hitting .269 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .381. He has totaled 61 hits and he has driven in 36 men in 227 at bats. His OPS+ is 135 while his slugging percentage is at .533. The Cubs have 543 hits, including 107 doubles and 101 home runs. Chicago has walked 265 times so far this season and they have struck out 574 times as a unit. They have left 448 men on base and have a team OPS of .797. They score 5.24 runs per contest and have scored a total of 330 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Colorado has a 33-30 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.07, German Marquez has a 6-3 record and a 1.16 WHIP. He has 88 strikeouts over the 90.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 87 hits. He's allowing 8.6 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.4. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.98 and they have given up 203 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .239 against the Rockies bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 200 batters and walked 92 opposing hitters. As a team, Colorado allows 9.2 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 4.95. The Rockies pitchers as a team have surrendered 581 base knocks and 313 earned runs this season. They have given up 90 home runs this year, which ranks 10th in Major League Baseball. Colorado as a staff has walked 216 hitters and struck out 516 batters. They give up a walk 3.4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.2 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.40 while their FIP as a staff is 4.63.
As a team, they are batting .262, good for 4th in the league. The Rockies hold a .453 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .323, which is good for 16th in baseball. They rank 2nd in MLB with 9.2 hits per contest. Nolan Arenado comes into this matchup batting .332 with an OBP of .383. He has 83 hits this year along with 55 RBI in 250 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .604 with an OPS+ of 139. Trevor Story is hitting .292 this season and he has an OBP of .359. He has collected 74 hits in 253 at bats while driving in 43 runs. He has an OPS+ of 121 and a slugging percentage of .549. The Rockies as a unit have 579 base hits, including 139 doubles and 80 homers. Colorado has walked 192 times this year and they have struck out on 599 occasions. They have had 407 men left on base and have an OPS of .777. They have scored 5.38 runs per game and totaled 339 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Cubs/Rockies MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Cubs +129
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