Chicago Cubs at Colorado Rockies MLB Game Picks 6/12/2019
Wednesday, June 12, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Cole Hamels vs. Antonio Senzatela
Kris Bryant and the Chicago Cubs (37-28, 2nd in NL Central) go to Coors Field on Wednesday where they'll meet the Colorado Rockies (34-31, 2nd in NL West). The Cubs open this matchup at -130 while the Rockies are priced at +120. The over/under has been set at 12.
The Cubs have been strong for bettors, having gone 37-28-0 SU. The Rockies are covering 52.3% of the time, going 34-31-0 straight up. The Cubs have been strong for bettors as a favorite, going 31-13-0 SU. The Rockies are covering 36.4% of the time as the underdog, having gone 12-21-0 straight up.
Valuable Chicago Cubs Betting Trends
The Cubs have been a decent Over choice for over/under wagerers, having gone 34-30-1.
Chicago is covering 43.3% of the time as a visitor, having gone 13-17-0 straight up.
Important Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
Colorado is covering 61.3% of the time at Coors Field, going 19-12-0 SU.
The Rockies have been a decent Over choice for over/under wagerers, having gone 32-30-3.
Key Chicago Cubs Injuries
6/11/2019 Addison Russell 2B Hand Probable for Jun 11
6/10/2019 Tony Barnette RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jun 12
6/7/2019 Xavier Cedeno RP Wrist Expected to be out until at least Jun 13
6/7/2019 Allen Webster RP Arm Expected to be out until at least Jul 12
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
6/10/2019 Seung-Hwan Oh RP Abdomen Expected to be out until at least Jul 1
6/6/2019 Harrison Musgrave RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jul 3
6/6/2019 Mike Dunn RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jun 18
5/22/2019 Tyler Anderson SP Knee Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Cubs have a 37-28 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Cole Hamels has a 5-2 record with an earned run average of 3.24 and a WHIP of 1.20 this season. He has 74 strikeouts over his 77.2 innings pitched and he's given up 64 hits. He's allowed 7.4 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.6. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.11 and they have given up 191 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .240 against the bullpen and they've struck out 214 hitters and walked 108 batters. As a team, Chicago allows 8.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.7 batters per nine innings. They are 5th in the league in team earned run average at 3.82. The Cubs pitchers collectively have given up 537 base hits and 249 earned runs. They have allowed 70 home runs this season, ranking them 28th in the league. Chicago as a pitching staff has walked 230 batters and struck out 566. They have walked 3.5 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.31 and their FIP as a unit is 4.04.
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 .341, which is good for 3rd in baseball. They rank 14th in MLB with 8.6 hits per game. Kris Bryant is hitting .270 with an on-base percentage of .385. He has 63 hits this season in 233 at bats with 36 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .528 and an OPS+ of 135. Anthony Rizzo is hitting .284 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .396. He has totaled 65 hits and he has driven in 47 men in 229 at bats. His OPS+ is 146 while his slugging percentage is at .559. The Cubs have 559 hits, including 108 doubles and 105 home runs. Chicago has walked 269 times so far this season and they have struck out 593 times as a unit. They have left 457 men on base and have a team OPS of .796. They score 5.23 runs per contest and have scored a total of 340 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Colorado has a 34-31 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.95, Antonio Senzatela has a 5-4 record and a 1.53 WHIP. He has 33 strikeouts over the 60 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 67 hits. He's allowing 10.1 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.56. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.91 and they have given up 206 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .237 against the Rockies bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 209 batters and walked 93 opposing hitters. As a team, Colorado allows 9.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.3 batters per nine innings. They are 25th in the league in team earned run average at 4.97. The Rockies pitchers as a team have surrendered 596 base knocks and 324 earned runs this season. They have given up 94 home runs this year, which ranks 6th in Major League Baseball. Colorado as a staff has walked 221 hitters and struck out 539 batters. They give up a walk 3.4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.3 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.39 while their FIP as a staff is 4.61.
As a team, they are batting .260, good for 5th in the league. The Rockies hold a .452 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .321, which is good for 18th in baseball. They rank 4th in MLB with 9.1 hits per contest. Trevor Story comes into this matchup batting .285 with an OBP of .353. He has 74 hits this year along with 43 RBI in 260 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .535 with an OPS+ of 115. Nolan Arenado is hitting .329 this season and he has an OBP of .379. He has collected 85 hits in 258 at bats while driving in 57 runs. He has an OPS+ of 138 and a slugging percentage of .605. The Rockies as a unit have 591 base hits, including 142 doubles and 83 homers. Colorado has walked 195 times this year and they have struck out on 612 occasions. They have had 414 men left on base and have an OPS of .773. They have scored 5.32 runs per game and totaled 346 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Cubs/Rockies MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Rockies +120
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