Colorado Rockies at Boston Red Sox Baseball Betting Tips and Predictions 5/15/2019
Wednesday, May 15, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: German Marquez vs. Eduardo Rodriguez
The Colorado Rockies visit Fenway Park on Wednesday, May 15, 2019 to play the Boston Red Sox. The probable starters are German Marquez for the Rockies and Eduardo Rodriguez for the Red Sox.
The opening line for this matchup has Colorado at +125 and Boston at -135. The Rockies have a 21-17-2 over/under record and a 19-21-0 run line mark. The Red Sox are 18-23-0 against the run line and have a 24-16-1 over/under record.
Valuable Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Colorado Rockies are 21-17-2 against the over/under
The Colorado Rockies are 19-21-0 against the run line
Important Boston Red Sox Betting Trends
The Boston Red Sox are 24-16-1 against the over/under
The Boston Red Sox are 18-23-0 against the run line
Key Colorado Rockies Injuries
05/05/19 P Harrison Musgrave Elbow 10-day IL (05/04)
04/17/19 RF Noel Cuevas Quad 10-day IL (04/16)
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 Boston Red Sox Injuries
05/06/19 P David Price Elbow 10-day IL (05/03)
05/03/19 SS Tzu-Wei Lin Knee 10-day IL (05/04)
04/20/19 P Nathan Eovaldi Elbow 10-day IL (04/18)
04/19/19 2B Dustin Pedroia Knee 10-day IL (04/18)
04/06/19 P Brian Johnson Elbow 10-day IL (04/06)
04/06/19 2B Brock Holt Eye 10-day IL (04/06)
03/25/19 P Steven Wright Suspension 80 game suspension
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Rockies have a 19-21 overall record this season. Starting pitcher German Marquez has a 4-2 record with an earned run average of 3.43 and a WHIP of 1.15 this season. He has 59 strikeouts over his 57.2 innings pitched and he's given up 54 hits. He's allowed 8.4 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.42. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.29 and they have given up 131 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .240 against the bullpen and they've struck out 126 hitters and walked 65 batters. As a team, Colorado allows 9.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.3 batters per nine innings. They are 27th in the league in team earned run average at 5.06. The Rockies pitchers collectively have given up 368 base hits and 205 earned runs. They have allowed 56 home runs this season, ranking them 9th in the league. Colorado as a pitching staff has walked 144 batters and struck out 334. They have walked 3.6 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.3 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.41 and their FIP as a unit is 4.56.
As a team Colorado is hitting .251, good for 12th in the league. The Rockies hold a .443 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .313, which is good for 20th in baseball. They rank 6th in MLB with 8.8 hits per game. Charlie Blackmon is hitting .305 with an on-base percentage of .368. He has 50 hits this season in 164 at bats with 25 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .573 and an OPS+ of 130. Nolan Arenado is hitting .319 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .364. He has totaled 51 hits and he has driven in 33 men in 160 at bats. His OPS+ is 134 while his slugging percentage is at .594. The Rockies have 350 hits, including 84 doubles and 51 home runs. Colorado has walked 123 times so far this season and they have struck out 378 times as a unit. They have left 254 men on base and have a team OPS of .757. They score 5.17 runs per contest and have scored a total of 207 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Boston has a 22-19 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.53, Eduardo Rodriguez has a 4-2 record and a 1.40 WHIP. He has 46 strikeouts over the 43.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 46 hits. He's allowing 9.5 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.29. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.91 and they have given up 125 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .218 against the Red Sox bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 178 batters and walked 58 opposing hitters. As a team, Boston allows 8.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.8 batters per nine innings. They are 18th in the league in team earned run average at 4.39. The Red Sox pitchers as a team have surrendered 325 base knocks and 177 earned runs this season. They have given up 55 home runs this year, which ranks 10th in Major League Baseball. Boston as a staff has walked 134 hitters and struck out 396 batters. They give up a walk 3.3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.26 while their FIP as a staff is 4.15.
As a team, they are batting .253, good for 10th in the league. The Red Sox hold a .423 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .341, which is good for 4th in baseball. They rank 11th in MLB with 8.6 hits per contest. J.D. Martinez comes into this matchup batting .313 with an OBP of .393. He has 47 hits this year along with 24 RBI in 150 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .507 with an OPS+ of 138. Mookie Betts is hitting .289 this season and he has an OBP of .410. He has collected 43 hits in 149 at bats while driving in 22 runs. He has an OPS+ of 141 and a slugging percentage of .497. The Red Sox as a unit have 351 base hits, including 72 doubles and 54 homers. Boston has walked 177 times this year and they have struck out on 327 occasions. They have had 289 men left on base and have an OPS of .764. They have scored 5.37 runs per game and totaled 220 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Rockies/Red Sox MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Red Sox -135
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