Chicago Cubs at Colorado Rockies MLB Tips 6/11/2019
Tuesday, June 11, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Jose Quintana vs. Peter Lambert
Coors Field is the site where Trevor Story and the Colorado Rockies (33-31, 2nd in NL West) will take on the Chicago Cubs (37-27, 1st in NL Central) on Tuesday. The Cubs open this game at -114 while the Rockies are coming in at +104. The total has been set at 11.5.
The Cubs have been a great option for wagerers, having gone 37-27-0 SU. Colorado is covering 51.6% of the time, going 33-31-0 straight up. The Cubs have been bad for Vegas oddsmakers oddsmakers as a favorite, going 31-13-0 SU. The Rockies cover 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 hot and cold Under choice for over/under bettors, having gone 34-29-1.
The Cubs cover 44.8% of the time as a visitor, having gone 13-16-0 straight up.
Important Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Rockies cover 60.0% of the time at Coors Field, going 18-12-0 SU.
The Rockies have been a hot and cold Under choice for over/under bettors, having gone 32-29-3.
Key Chicago Cubs Injuries
6/9/2019 Addison Russell 2B Hand Probable for Jun 10
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 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 37-27 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Jose Quintana has a 4-5 record with an earned run average of 3.77 and a WHIP of 1.27 this season. He has 66 strikeouts over his 74 innings pitched and he's given up 74 hits. He's allowed 9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.58. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.06 and they have given up 187 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .238 against the bullpen and they've struck out 213 hitters and walked 108 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 3.78. The Cubs pitchers collectively have given up 527 base hits and 243 earned runs. They have allowed 67 home runs this season, ranking them 28th in the league. Chicago as a pitching staff has walked 230 batters and struck out 562. 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 3.99.
As a team Chicago is hitting .255, good for 13th in the league. The Cubs hold a .455 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .342, which is good for 2nd in baseball. They rank 13th in MLB with 8.6 hits per game. Kris Bryant is hitting .273 with an on-base percentage of .383. He has 63 hits this season in 231 at bats with 36 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .532 and an OPS+ of 135. Anthony Rizzo is hitting .276 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .390. He has totaled 62 hits and he has driven in 45 men in 225 at bats. His OPS+ is 140 while his slugging percentage is at .542. The Cubs have 552 hits, including 108 doubles and 102 home runs. Chicago has walked 266 times so far this season and they have struck out 581 times as a unit. They have left 452 men on base and have a team OPS of .797. They score 5.23 runs per contest and have scored a total of 335 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Colorado has a 33-31 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 1.29, Peter Lambert has a 1-0 record and a 0.71 WHIP. He has 9 strikeouts over the 7 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 4 hits. He's allowing 5.1 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 1. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.92 and they have given up 204 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .237 against the Rockies bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 204 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 4.97. The Rockies pitchers as a team have surrendered 589 base knocks and 319 earned runs this season. They have given up 91 home runs this year, which ranks 12th in Major League Baseball. Colorado as a staff has walked 218 hitters and struck out 527 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 4.60.
As a team, they are batting .259, good for 6th in the league. The Rockies hold a .449 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .321, which is good for 17th in baseball. They rank 4th in MLB with 9.1 hits per contest. Trevor Story comes into this matchup batting .289 with an OBP of .358. He has 74 hits this year along with 43 RBI in 256 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .543 with an OPS+ of 119. Nolan Arenado is hitting .331 this season and he has an OBP of .381. He has collected 84 hits in 254 at bats while driving in 55 runs. He has an OPS+ of 138 and a slugging percentage of .598. The Rockies as a unit have 581 base hits, including 140 doubles and 80 homers. Colorado has walked 195 times this year and they have struck out on 608 occasions. They have had 410 men left on base and have an OPS of .770. They have scored 5.31 runs per game and totaled 340 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Cubs/Rockies MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Rockies +104
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