Colorado Rockies at Cincinnati Reds MLB Picks & Predictions 7/26/2019
Friday, July 26, 2019
Great American Ball Park
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Probable Pitchers: German Marquez vs. Luis Castillo
Eugenio Suarez and the Cincinnati Reds (46-54, 4th in NL Central) host the Colorado Rockies (47-55, 5th in NL West) at Great American Ball Park on Friday, July 26, 2019. The moneyline on this matchup has the Rockies coming in at +119 and the Reds are at -129. The total is set at 8.5.
The Rockies have been a hot and cold bet for MLB wagerers, having gone 47-55-0 SU. Cincinnati is covering 46.0% of the time, going 46-54-0 straight up. The Reds have been lousy for Las Vegas oddsmakers as the favorite, going 21-17-0 SU. Colorado has went 19-35-0 straight up as the underdog, so they are covering 35.2% of the time.
Valuable Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Rockies have been a dicey Under option for over/under MLB wagerers, having gone 52-46-4.
Colorado is covering 40.4% of the time as a visitor, having gone 21-31-0 straight up.
Important Cincinnati Reds Betting Trends
Cincinnati is covering 51.1% of the time at Great American Ball Park, going 24-23-0 SU.
The Reds have been a great Under option for over/under MLB wagerers, having gone 36-61-3.
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Key Colorado Rockies Injuries
7/24/2019 Jon Gray SP Calf Expected to be out until at least Jul 29
7/17/2019 Brendan Rodgers 2B Shoulder Out for the season
6/27/2019 Tyler Anderson SP Knee Out for the season
Key Cincinnati Reds Injuries
7/24/2019 Nick Senzel CF Illness Expected to be out until at least Jul 26
7/24/2019 Kyle Farmer 2B Concussion Expected to be out until at least Jul 25
7/24/2019 Derek Dietrich 2B Knee Expected to be out until at least Jul 26
7/24/2019 Juan Graterol C Head Expected to be out until at least Jul 26
7/23/2019 Alex Wood SP Back Expected to be out until at least Jul 30
7/22/2019 Tyler Mahle SP Hamstring Expected to be out until at least Jul 30
7/19/2019 Tucker Barnhart C Oblique Expected to be out until at least Aug 5
7/18/2019 David Hernandez RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jul 28
7/18/2019 Curt Casali C Knee Expected to be out until at least Jul 26
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Rockies have a 47-55 overall record this season. Starting pitcher German Marquez has a 9-5 record with an earned run average of 4.99 and a WHIP of 1.26 this season. He has 133 strikeouts over his 137 innings pitched and he's given up 142 hits. He's allowed 9.3 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.04. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.11 and they have given up 379 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .261 against the bullpen and they've struck out 336 hitters and walked 147 batters. As a team, Colorado allows 9.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.1 batters per nine innings. They are 29th in the league in team earned run average at 5.52. The Rockies pitchers collectively have given up 1,007 base hits and 562 earned runs. They have allowed 154 home runs this season, ranking them 8th in the league. Colorado as a pitching staff has walked 347 batters and struck out 821. They have walked 3.4 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.1 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.48 and their FIP as a unit is 4.85.
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As a team Colorado is hitting .264, good for 6th in the league. The Rockies hold a .451 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .323, which is good for 15th in baseball. They rank 5th in MLB with 9.3 hits per game. Nolan Arenado is hitting .303 with an on-base percentage of .368. He has 117 hits this season in 386 at bats with 76 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .541 and an OPS+ of 115. Charlie Blackmon is hitting .319 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .363. He has totaled 117 hits and he has driven in 60 men in 367 at bats. His OPS+ is 125 while his slugging percentage is at .594. The Rockies have 945 hits, including 218 doubles and 129 home runs. Colorado has walked 299 times so far this season and they have struck out 967 times as a unit. They have left 654 men on base and have a team OPS of .774. They score 5.34 runs per contest and have scored a total of 545 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Cincinnati has a 46-54 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 2.36, Luis Castillo has a 9-3 record and a 1.11 WHIP. He has 138 strikeouts over the 118 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 74 hits. He's allowing 5.6 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.72. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.22 and they have given up 303 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .235 against the Reds bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 368 batters and walked 145 opposing hitters. As a team, Cincinnati allows 8 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.8 batters per nine innings. They are 5th in the league in team earned run average at 3.93. The Reds pitchers as a team have surrendered 792 base knocks and 387 earned runs this season. They have given up 124 home runs this year, which ranks 26th in Major League Baseball. Cincinnati as a staff has walked 330 hitters and struck out 964 batters. They give up a walk 3.4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.27 while their FIP as a staff is 4.10.
As a team, they are batting .245, good for 21st in the league. The Reds hold a .423 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .314, which is good for 22nd in baseball. They rank 23rd in MLB with 8.3 hits per contest. Eugenio Suarez comes into this matchup batting .258 with an OBP of .337. He has 94 hits this year along with 67 RBI in 365 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .532 with an OPS+ of 119. Joey Votto is hitting .262 this season and he has an OBP of .347. He has collected 93 hits in 355 at bats while driving in 29 runs. He has an OPS+ of 93 and a slugging percentage of .403. The Reds as a unit have 825 base hits, including 146 doubles and 137 homers. Cincinnati has walked 292 times this year and they have struck out on 883 occasions. They have had 637 men left on base and have an OPS of .737. They have scored 4.5 runs per game and totaled 450 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Rockies/Reds MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Rockies +119
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