Colorado Rockies at Atlanta Braves MLB Picks Against the Spread 4/26/2019
Friday, April 26, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Antonio Senzatela vs. Max Fried
The Colorado Rockies visit SunTrust Park on Friday, April 26, 2019 to play the Atlanta Braves. The probable starters are Antonio Senzatela for the Rockies and Max Fried for the Braves.
The opening line for this matchup has Colorado at +151 and Atlanta at -161. The Rockies have a 9-14-2 over/under record and a 11-14-0 run line mark. The Braves are 12-11-0 against the run line and have a 12-10-1 over/under record.
Valuable Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Colorado Rockies are 9-14-2 against the over/under
The Colorado Rockies are 11-14-0 against the run line
Important Atlanta Braves Betting Trends
The Atlanta Braves are 12-10-1 against the over/under
The Atlanta Braves are 12-11-0 against the run line
Key Colorado Rockies Injuries
04/22/19 P Kyle Freeland Blister 10-day IL (04/19)
04/17/19 RF Noel Cuevas Quad 10-day IL (04/16)
04/16/19 C Chris Iannetta Side 10-day IL (04/15)
04/03/19 P Jake McGee Knee 10-day IL (04/02)
03/30/19 P Chris Rusin Back 10-day IL (03/25)
Key Atlanta Braves Injuries
04/23/19 P Mike Foltynewicz Elbow is probable next start
04/17/19 P Arodys Vizcaino Shoulder is out for season
04/15/19 P Jonny Venters Calf 10-day IL (04/15)
03/25/19 P Darren O'Day Arm 10-day IL (03/25)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Rockies have a 11-14 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Antonio Senzatela has a 1-1 record with an earned run average of 3.55 and a WHIP of 1.18 this season. He has 7 strikeouts over his 12.2 innings pitched and he's given up 13 hits. He's allowed 9.2 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.74. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.59 and they have given up 78 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .227 against the bullpen and they've struck out 83 hitters and walked 43 batters. As a team, Colorado allows 8.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.2 batters per nine innings. They are 12th in the league in team earned run average at 4.18. The Rockies pitchers collectively have given up 216 base hits and 108 earned runs. They have allowed 26 home runs this season, ranking them 25th in the league. Colorado as a pitching staff has walked 92 batters and struck out 211. They have walked 3.6 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.2 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.33 and their FIP as a unit is 4.07.
As a team Colorado is hitting .234, good for 22nd in the league. The Rockies hold a .392 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .295, which is good for 26th in baseball. They rank 19th in MLB with 8.1 hits per game. Trevor Story is hitting .292 with an on-base percentage of .361. He has 28 hits this season in 96 at bats with 15 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .500 and an OPS+ of 109. Nolan Arenado is hitting .278 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .327. He has totaled 27 hits and he has driven in 17 men in 97 at bats. His OPS+ is 92 while his slugging percentage is at .464. The Rockies have 203 hits, including 43 doubles and 25 home runs. Colorado has walked 72 times so far this season and they have struck out 245 times as a unit. They have left 163 men on base and have a team OPS of .687. They score 3.88 runs per contest and have scored a total of 97 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Atlanta has a 12-11 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 1.38, Max Fried has a 3-0 record and a 1.04 WHIP. He has 18 strikeouts over the 26 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 20 hits. He's allowing 6.9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.15. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.38 and they have given up 77 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .236 against the Braves bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 100 batters and walked 57 opposing hitters. As a team, Atlanta allows 8.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.3 batters per nine innings. They are 19th in the league in team earned run average at 4.57. The Braves pitchers as a team have surrendered 192 base knocks and 103 earned runs this season. They have given up 29 home runs this year, which ranks 18th in Major League Baseball. Atlanta as a staff has walked 112 hitters and struck out 209 batters. They give up a walk 5 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.3 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.50 while their FIP as a staff is 4.74.
As a team, they are batting .265, good for 5th in the league. The Braves hold a .451 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .358, which is good for 1st in baseball. They rank 7th in MLB with 9.0 hits per contest. Ozzie Albies comes into this matchup batting .276 with an OBP of .343. He has 27 hits this year along with 8 RBI in 98 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .429 with an OPS+ of 103. Freddie Freeman is hitting .307 this season and he has an OBP of .430. He has collected 27 hits in 88 at bats while driving in 13 runs. He has an OPS+ of 135 and a slugging percentage of .455. The Braves as a unit have 207 base hits, including 43 doubles and 30 homers. Atlanta has walked 107 times this year and they have struck out on 209 occasions. They have had 183 men left on base and have an OPS of .809. They have scored 5.35 runs per game and totaled 123 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Rockies/Braves MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Braves -161
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