Colorado Rockies at Cincinnati Reds MLB Picks & Predictions 7/28/2019
Sunday, July 28, 2019
Great American Ball Park
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Probable Pitchers: Peter Lambert vs. Alex Wood
Great American Ball Park is the venue where Eugenio Suarez and the Cincinnati Reds (46-55, 4th in NL Central) will take on the Colorado Rockies (49-55, 4th in NL West) on Sunday. The Rockies open this contest at +136 while the Reds are coming in at -146. The total is set at 10.
The Rockies have been a less than ideal option for wagerers, having gone 49-55-0 SU. Cincinnati covers 45.5% of the time, going 46-55-0 straight up. The Reds have been decent for baseball wagerers as favorites, going 21-18-0 SU. Colorado has gone 21-35-0 straight up as an underdog, so they are covering 37.5% of the time.
Valuable Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Rockies have been a dicey Under bet for over/under baseball bettors, having gone 54-46-4.
Colorado covers 42.6% of the time as the away team, having gone 23-31-0 straight up.
Important Cincinnati Reds Betting Trends
Cincinnati covers 50.0% of the time at Great American Ball Park, going 24-24-0 SU.
The Reds have been an excellent Under bet for over/under baseball bettors, having gone 37-61-3.
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
7/26/2019 Juan Graterol C Concussion Expected to be out until at least Aug 1
7/26/2019 Derek Dietrich 2B Knee Probable for Jul 27
7/26/2019 Nick Senzel CF Illness Probable for Jul 27
7/25/2019 Curt Casali C Knee Expected to be out until at least Aug 9
7/25/2019 Kyle Farmer 2B Concussion 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
7/22/2019 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 49-55 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Peter Lambert has a 2-2 record with an earned run average of 5.93 and a WHIP of 1.46 this season. He has 31 strikeouts over his 41 innings pitched and he's given up 52 hits. He's allowed 11.4 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.61. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.12 and they have given up 385 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .261 against the bullpen and they've struck out 340 hitters and walked 151 batters. As a team, Colorado allows 9.8 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 5.5. The Rockies pitchers collectively have given up 1,022 base hits and 571 earned runs. They have allowed 157 home runs this season, ranking them 6th in the league. Colorado as a pitching staff has walked 355 batters and struck out 836. They have walked 3.4 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.1 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.47 and their FIP as a unit is 4.86.
As a team Colorado is hitting .266, good for 6th in the league. The Rockies hold a .455 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .325, which is good for 12th in baseball. They rank 4th in MLB with 9.3 hits per game. Nolan Arenado is hitting .303 with an on-base percentage of .370. He has 118 hits this season in 390 at bats with 76 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .538 and an OPS+ of 115. Charlie Blackmon is hitting .323 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .369. He has totaled 121 hits and he has driven in 62 men in 375 at bats. His OPS+ is 127 while his slugging percentage is at .597. The Rockies have 970 hits, including 223 doubles and 135 home runs. Colorado has walked 308 times so far this season and they have struck out 989 times as a unit. They have left 665 men on base and have a team OPS of .779. They score 5.43 runs per contest and have scored a total of 565 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Cincinnati has a 46-55 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 0.00, Alex Wood has a 0-0 record and a 0.00 WHIP. He has 0 strikeouts over the 0 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 0 hits. He's allowing 0 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 0. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.33 and they have given up 309 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .237 against the Reds bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 372 batters and walked 148 opposing hitters. As a team, Cincinnati allows 8.1 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 4.01. The Reds pitchers as a team have surrendered 806 base knocks and 399 earned runs this season. They have given up 126 home runs this year, which ranks 25th in Major League Baseball. Cincinnati as a staff has walked 335 hitters and struck out 974 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 4.11.
As a team, they are batting .245, good for 21st in the league. The Reds hold a .422 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .314, which is good for 22nd in baseball. They rank 24th in MLB with 8.2 hits per contest. Eugenio Suarez comes into this matchup batting .255 with an OBP of .334. He has 94 hits this year along with 67 RBI in 369 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .526 with an OPS+ of 117. Joey Votto is hitting .259 this season and he has an OBP of .344. He has collected 93 hits in 359 at bats while driving in 30 runs. He has an OPS+ of 92 and a slugging percentage of .398. The Reds as a unit have 833 base hits, including 148 doubles and 138 homers. Cincinnati has walked 292 times this year and they have struck out on 890 occasions. They have had 641 men left on base and have an OPS of .736. They have scored 4.48 runs per game and totaled 452 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Rockies/Reds MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Rockies +136
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