Colorado Rockies at Atlanta Braves MLB Picks Against the Spread 4/28/2019
Sunday, April 28, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Tyler Anderson vs. Kevin Gausman
The Colorado Rockies visit SunTrust Park on Sunday, April 28, 2019 to play the Atlanta Braves. The probable starters are Tyler Anderson for the Rockies and Kevin Gausman for the Braves.
The opening line for this matchup has Colorado at +145 and Atlanta at -155. The Rockies have a 10-14-2 over/under record and a 12-14-0 run line mark. The Braves are 12-13-0 against the run line and have a 13-11-1 over/under record.
Valuable Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Colorado Rockies are 10-14-2 against the over/under
The Colorado Rockies are 12-14-0 against the run line
Important Atlanta Braves Betting Trends
The Atlanta Braves are 13-11-1 against the over/under
The Atlanta Braves are 12-13-0 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 12-14 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Tyler Anderson has a 0-2 record with an earned run average of 12.00 and a WHIP of 2.33 this season. He has 9 strikeouts over his 12 innings pitched and he's given up 22 hits. He's allowed 16.5 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 6.36. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.56 and they have given up 81 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .227 against the bullpen and they've struck out 86 hitters and walked 43 batters. As a team, Colorado allows 8.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.1 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 226 base hits and 112 earned runs. They have allowed 28 home runs this season, ranking them 24th in the league. Colorado as a pitching staff has walked 95 batters and struck out 218. They have walked 3.5 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.1 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.33 and their FIP as a unit is 4.13.
As a team Colorado is hitting .237, good for 22nd in the league. The Rockies hold a .401 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .295, which is good for 25th in baseball. They rank 17th in MLB with 8.3 hits per game. Trevor Story is hitting .297 with an on-base percentage of .363. He has 30 hits this season in 101 at bats with 16 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .535 and an OPS+ of 118. Nolan Arenado is hitting .284 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .330. He has totaled 29 hits and he has driven in 19 men in 102 at bats. His OPS+ is 101 while his slugging percentage is at .500. The Rockies have 215 hits, including 48 doubles and 27 home runs. Colorado has walked 72 times so far this season and they have struck out 255 times as a unit. They have left 168 men on base and have a team OPS of .696. They score 4.04 runs per contest and have scored a total of 105 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Atlanta has a 12-13 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.96, Kevin Gausman has a 1-2 record and a 1.00 WHIP. He has 28 strikeouts over the 25 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 17 hits. He's allowing 6.1 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.91. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.40 and they have given up 82 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .236 against the Braves bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 102 batters and walked 60 opposing hitters. As a team, Atlanta allows 8.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.2 batters per nine innings. They are 21st in the league in team earned run average at 4.62. The Braves pitchers as a team have surrendered 209 base knocks and 113 earned runs this season. They have given up 31 home runs this year, which ranks 19th in Major League Baseball. Atlanta as a staff has walked 118 hitters and struck out 226 batters. They give up a walk 4.8 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 4.67.
As a team, they are batting .268, good for 4th in the league. The Braves hold a .452 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .356, which is good for 1st in baseball. They rank 6th in MLB with 9.1 hits per contest. Ozzie Albies comes into this matchup batting .282 with an OBP of .351. He has 29 hits this year along with 8 RBI in 103 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .427 with an OPS+ of 105. Freddie Freeman is hitting .313 this season and he has an OBP of .431. He has collected 30 hits in 96 at bats while driving in 15 runs. He has an OPS+ of 142 and a slugging percentage of .479. The Braves as a unit have 228 base hits, including 46 doubles and 33 homers. Atlanta has walked 111 times this year and they have struck out on 223 occasions. They have had 199 men left on base and have an OPS of .809. They have scored 5.16 runs per game and totaled 129 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Rockies/Braves MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Braves -155
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