Colorado Rockies at Cincinnati Reds MLB Picks & Predictions 7/27/2019
Saturday, July 27, 2019
Great American Ball Park
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Probable Pitchers: Chi Chi Gonzalez vs. Anthony DeSclafani
Joey Votto and the Cincinnati Reds (46-54, 4th in NL Central) play the Colorado Rockies (48-55, 5th in NL West) at Great American Ball Park on Saturday, July 27, 2019. The Rockies open this contest at +142 while the Reds are priced at -152. The total has been set at 9.5.
The Rockies have been a hot and cold choice for wagerers, having gone 48-55-0 SU. Cincinnati covers 46.0% of the time, going 46-54-0 straight up. The Reds have been excellent for MLB bettors as a favorite, going 21-17-0 SU. Colorado has gone 20-35-0 straight up as an underdog, so they are covering 36.4% of the time.
Valuable Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Rockies have been an inconsistent Under choice for O/U wagerers, having gone 53-46-4.
Colorado covers 41.5% of the time on the road, having gone 22-31-0 straight up.
Important Cincinnati Reds Betting Trends
The Reds are covering 51.1% of the time at Great American Ball Park, going 24-23-0 SU.
The Reds have been an awful Over choice for O/U wagerers, having gone 36-61-3.
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
7/25/2019 Curt Casali C Knee Expected to be out until at least Aug 9
7/25/2019 Tucker Barnhart C Oblique Expected to be out until at least Jul 29
7/25/2019 Alex Wood SP Back Expected to be out until at least Jul 28
7/25/2019 Kyle Farmer 2B Concussion Expected to be out until at least Jul 29
7/24/2019 Nick Senzel CF Illness Probable for Jul 26
7/24/2019 Juan Graterol C Head Probable for Jul 26
7/24/2019 Derek Dietrich 2B Knee Probable for Jul 26
7/22/2019 Tyler Mahle SP Hamstring Expected to be out until at least Jul 30
7/18/2019 David Hernandez RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jul 28
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Rockies have a 48-55 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Chi Chi Gonzalez has a 0-2 record with an earned run average of 5.14 and a WHIP of 1.79 this season. He has 10 strikeouts over his 14 innings pitched and he's given up 16 hits. He's allowed 10.3 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.58. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.15 and they have given up 382 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .260 against the bullpen and they've struck out 340 hitters and walked 151 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 5.54. The Rockies pitchers collectively have given up 1,014 base hits and 569 earned runs. They have allowed 156 home runs this season, ranking them 6th in the league. Colorado as a pitching staff has walked 355 batters and struck out 829. They have walked 3.5 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 4.88.
As a team Colorado is hitting .264, good for 6th in the league. The Rockies hold a .453 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .324, which is good for 14th in baseball. They rank 4th in MLB with 9.3 hits per game. Charlie Blackmon is hitting .319 with an on-base percentage of .366. He has 118 hits this season in 370 at bats with 60 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .595 and an OPS+ of 126. Nolan Arenado is hitting .302 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .367. He has totaled 117 hits and he has driven in 76 men in 387 at bats. His OPS+ is 115 while his slugging percentage is at .540. The Rockies have 956 hits, including 220 doubles and 133 home runs. Colorado has walked 303 times so far this season and they have struck out 979 times as a unit. They have left 660 men on base and have a team OPS of .776. They score 5.37 runs per contest and have scored a total of 553 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Cincinnati has a 46-54 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.12, Anthony DeSclafani has a 5-5 record and a 1.28 WHIP. He has 105 strikeouts over the 98.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 99 hits. He's allowing 9.1 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.48. 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 24th in MLB with 8.3 hits per contest. Joey Votto comes into this matchup batting .262 with an OBP of .347. He has 93 hits this year along with 29 RBI in 355 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .403 with an OPS+ of 93. Eugenio Suarez is hitting .258 this season and he has an OBP of .337. He has collected 94 hits in 365 at bats while driving in 67 runs. He has an OPS+ of 119 and a slugging percentage of .532. 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 +142
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