Colorado Rockies at Miami Marlins MLB Picks Against the Spread 3/31/2019
Sunday, March 31, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Jon Gray vs. Sandy Alcantara
The Colorado Rockies head to Marlins Park on Sunday, March 31, 2019 to take on the Miami Marlins. The expected starting pitchers are Jon Gray for the Rockies and Sandy Alcantara for the Marlins.
The odds for this matchup have Colorado at -152 and Miami at +142. The Rockies had a 68-90-9 over/under mark and a 88-79-0 run line record last year. The Marlins were 82-79-0 against the run line and had a 80-75-6 over/under record.
Valuable Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Colorado Rockies were 68-90-9 against the over/under last year
The Colorado Rockies were 88-79-0 against the run line last season
Important Miami Marlins Betting Trends
The Miami Marlins were 80-75-6 against the over/under last year
The Miami Marlins were 82-79-0 against the run line last season
Key Colorado Rockies Injuries
03/25/19 P Chris Rusin Back is out indefinitely
03/25/19 3B Josh Fuentes Wrist is out indefinitely
03/25/19 P Antonio Senzatela Foot is out indefinitely
Key Miami Marlins Injuries
03/28/19 P Riley Ferrell Biceps 10-day IL (03/25)
03/25/19 P Julian Fernandez Elbow 60-day IL (03/25)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Rockies had a 91-72 overall record last season. Starting pitcher Jon Gray had a 12-9 record with an earned run average of 5.12 and a WHIP of 1.35. He had 183 strikeouts over his 172.1 innings pitched and he gave up 180 hits. He allowed 9.4 hits per 9 innings and he had a FIP of 4.09. The bullpen had an earned run average of 4.62 and they gave up 483 base hits on the year. Teams hit .244 against the bullpen and they struck out 526 hitters while walking 217 batters. As a team, Colorado allowed 8.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.7 batters per nine innings. They were 20th in the league in team earned run average at 4.34. The Rockies pitchers collectively gave up 1,369 base hits and 696 earned runs last year. They allowed 182 home runs last season, ranking them 17th in the league. Colorado as a pitching staff walked 523 batters and struck out 1,399. They walked 3.3 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.7 per 9. They had a team WHIP of 1.31 and their FIP as a unit was 4.06.
As a team Colorado hit .257, good for 6th in the league. The Rockies held a .436 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .322, which was good for 13th in baseball. They ranked 6th in MLB with 8.7 hits per game. Nolan Arenado hit .297 with an on-base percentage of .374 last year. He had 174 hits last season in 586 at bats with 109 runs batted in. He had a slugging percentage of .558 and an OPS+ of 133. Charlie Blackmon hit .289 last year and he had an on-base percentage of .356. He totaled 180 hits and he drove in 70 men in 623 at bats. His OPS+ was 115 while his slugging percentage was at .501. The Rockies had 1,414 hits last season, including 280 doubles and 208 home runs. Colorado walked 503 times last year and they struck out 1,391 times as a unit. They left 1,061 men on base and had a team OPS of .758. They scored 4.8 runs per contest and scored a total of 778 runs last year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Miami had a 63-98 overall mark last year. With an earned run average of 3.44, Sandy Alcantara had a 2-3 record and a 1.41 WHIP. He had 30 strikeouts over the 34 innings he pitched. He also gave up 25 hits. He allowed 6.6 hits per nine innings and his FIP stood at 4.75. The bullpen had an earned run average of 5.34 and they gave up 625 base hits on the year. Teams hit .262 against the Marlins bullpen. Their relievers struck out 537 batters and walked 279 opposing hitters. As a team, Miami allowed 8.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.8 batters per nine innings. They were 25th in the league in team earned run average at 4.76. The Marlins pitchers as a team surrendered 1,388 base knocks and 762 earned runs last season. They gave up 192 home runs last year, which ranked 13th in Major League Baseball. Miami as a staff walked 605 hitters and struck out 1,249 batters. They gave up a walk 3.8 times per 9 innings while they struck out 7.8 per 9. Their team WHIP was 1.38 while their FIP as a staff was 4.57.
As a team, they batted .237, good for 26th in the league. The Marlins held a .357 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .303, which was good for 25th in baseball. They ranked 25th in MLB with 8.1 hits per contest. Starlin Castro comes into this matchup after batting .278 with an OBP of .329 last season. He had 165 hits last year along with 54 RBI in 593 AB's. He maintained a slugging percentage of .400 with an OPS+ of 107. Brian Anderson hit .273 last season and he had an OBP of .357. He collected 161 hits in 590 at bats while driving in 65 runs. He had an OPS+ of 116 and a slugging percentage of .400. The Marlins as a unit had 1,303 base hits last season, including 222 doubles and 128 homers. Miami walked 455 times last year and they struck out on 1,384 occasions. They left 1,123 men on base and had an OPS of .659. They scored 3.66 runs per game and totaled 589 runs last year.
Who will win tonight's Rockies/Marlins MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Marlins +142
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