Colorado Rockies at Milwaukee Brewers MLB Point Spread Picks 5/2/2019
Thursday, May 2, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Jon Gray vs. Freddy Peralta
The Colorado Rockies visit Miller Park on Thursday, May 2, 2019 to play the Milwaukee Brewers. The probable starters are Jon Gray for the Rockies and Freddy Peralta for the Brewers.
The opening line for this matchup has Colorado at +101 and Milwaukee at -111. The Rockies have a 12-16-2 over/under record and a 14-16-0 run line mark. The Brewers are 16-15-0 against the run line and have a 12-18-1 over/under record.
Valuable Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Colorado Rockies are 12-16-2 against the over/under
The Colorado Rockies are 14-16-0 against the run line
Important Milwaukee Brewers Betting Trends
The Milwaukee Brewers are 12-18-1 against the over/under
The Milwaukee Brewers are 16-15-0 against the run line
Key Colorado Rockies Injuries
04/17/19 RF Noel Cuevas Quad 10-day IL (04/16)
04/16/19 C Chris Iannetta Side 10-day IL (04/15)
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 Milwaukee Brewers Injuries
04/30/19 RF Christian Yelich Back is questionable Wednesday vs Colorado Rockies
04/16/19 P Freddy Peralta Shoulder 10-day IL (04/16)
04/11/19 P Corey Knebel Elbow 60-day IL (04/11); is out for season
03/27/19 P Jimmy Nelson Shoulder 10-day IL (03/27)
03/25/19 P Bobby Wahl ACL 60-day IL (04/05); is out for season
03/25/19 P Brent Suter Elbow 60-day IL (03/25)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Rockies have a 13-17 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Jon Gray has a 2-3 record with an earned run average of 3.65 and a WHIP of 1.27 this season. He has 34 strikeouts over his 37 innings pitched and he's given up 31 hits. He's allowed 7.5 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.84. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.45 and they have given up 90 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .227 against the bullpen and they've struck out 91 hitters and walked 46 batters. As a team, Colorado allows 8.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 8 batters per nine innings. They are 17th in the league in team earned run average at 4.4. The Rockies pitchers collectively have given up 259 base hits and 134 earned runs. They have allowed 37 home runs this season, ranking them 15th in the league. Colorado as a pitching staff has walked 107 batters and struck out 245. They have walked 3.5 men per 9 innings while striking out 8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.33 and their FIP as a unit is 4.37.
As a team Colorado is hitting .232, good for 22nd in the league. The Rockies hold a .404 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .293, which is good for 26th in baseball. They rank 19th in MLB with 8.0 hits per game. Nolan Arenado is hitting .271 with an on-base percentage of .318. He has 32 hits this season in 118 at bats with 21 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .500 and an OPS+ of 99. Trevor Story is hitting .280 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .344. He has totaled 33 hits and he has driven in 19 men in 118 at bats. His OPS+ is 110 while his slugging percentage is at .517. The Rockies have 241 hits, including 57 doubles and 33 home runs. Colorado has walked 86 times so far this season and they have struck out 287 times as a unit. They have left 189 men on base and have a team OPS of .697. They score 4.17 runs per contest and have scored a total of 125 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Milwaukee has a 17-14 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 7.13, Freddy Peralta has a 1-0 record and a 1.53 WHIP. He has 22 strikeouts over the 17.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 20 hits. He's allowing 10.2 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.83. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.70 and they have given up 100 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .222 against the Brewers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 130 batters and walked 59 opposing hitters. As a team, Milwaukee allows 8.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.1 batters per nine innings. They are 23rd in the league in team earned run average at 4.92. The Brewers pitchers as a team have surrendered 264 base knocks and 148 earned runs this season. They have given up 49 home runs this year, which ranks 4th in Major League Baseball. Milwaukee as a staff has walked 122 hitters and struck out 275 batters. They give up a walk 4.1 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.1 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.42 while their FIP as a staff is 4.86.
As a team, they are batting .246, good for 15th in the league. The Brewers hold a .453 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .323, which is good for 16th in baseball. They rank 18th in MLB with 8.1 hits per contest. Lorenzo Cain comes into this matchup batting .273 with an OBP of .331. He has 33 hits this year along with 9 RBI in 121 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .413 with an OPS+ of 94. Yasmani Grandal is hitting .283 this season and he has an OBP of .356. He has collected 26 hits in 92 at bats while driving in 12 runs. He has an OPS+ of 122 and a slugging percentage of .500. The Brewers as a unit have 251 base hits, including 39 doubles and 57 homers. Milwaukee has walked 106 times this year and they have struck out on 293 occasions. They have had 190 men left on base and have an OPS of .777. They have scored 4.9 runs per game and totaled 152 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Rockies/Brewers MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Rockies +101
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