Colorado Rockies at Atlanta Braves MLB Picks Against the Spread 4/27/2019
Saturday, April 27, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Jon Gray vs. Mike Foltynewicz
The Colorado Rockies visit SunTrust Park on Saturday, April 27, 2019 to play the Atlanta Braves. The probable starters are Jon Gray for the Rockies and Mike Foltynewicz for the Braves.
The opening line for this matchup has Colorado at +116 and Atlanta at -126. The Rockies have a 9-14-2 over/under record and a 11-14-0 run line mark. The Braves are 12-12-0 against the run line and have a 12-11-1 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 12-11-1 against the over/under
The Atlanta Braves are 12-12-0 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 Jon Gray has a 2-3 record with an earned run average of 2.78 and a WHIP of 1.11 this season. He has 30 strikeouts over his 32.1 innings pitched and he's given up 23 hits. He's allowed 6.4 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.26. 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 14th 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. Nolan Arenado is hitting .278 with an on-base percentage of .327. He has 27 hits this season in 97 at bats with 17 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .464 and an OPS+ of 92. Trevor Story is hitting .292 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .361. He has totaled 28 hits and he has driven in 15 men in 96 at bats. His OPS+ is 110 while his slugging percentage is at .500. 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 12-12 overall mark this year. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.38 and they have given up 77 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .233 against the Braves bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 100 batters and walked 60 opposing hitters. As a team, Atlanta allows 8.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.2 batters per nine innings. They are 19th in the league in team earned run average at 4.56. The Braves pitchers as a team have surrendered 197 base knocks and 107 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 118 hitters and struck out 216 batters. They give up a walk 5 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.2 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.49 while their FIP as a staff is 4.71.
As a team, they are batting .267, good for 5th in the league. The Braves hold a .450 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .356, which is good for 1st in baseball. They rank 7th in MLB with 9.1 hits per contest. Freddie Freeman comes into this matchup batting .326 with an OBP of .441. He has 30 hits this year along with 15 RBI in 92 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .500 with an OPS+ of 150. Ozzie Albies is hitting .273 this season and he has an OBP of .339. He has collected 27 hits in 99 at bats while driving in 8 runs. He has an OPS+ of 102 and a slugging percentage of .424. The Braves as a unit have 218 base hits, including 44 doubles and 31 homers. Atlanta has walked 108 times this year and they have struck out on 216 occasions. They have had 191 men left on base and have an OPS of .806. They have scored 5.21 runs per game and totaled 125 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Rockies/Braves MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Braves -126
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