Colorado Rockies at New York Mets MLB Picks Against the Spread 6/8/2019
Saturday, June 8, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Jon Gray vs. Steven Matz
Nolan Arenado and the Colorado Rockies (32-29, 2nd in NL West) are headed to Citi Field on Saturday where they'll meet the New York Mets (30-32, 3rd in NL East). The line on this contest has the Rockies coming in at +100 and the Mets are at -110. The over/under opens at 8.
The Rockies have been less than ideal for Las Vegas oddsmakers oddsmakers, having gone 32-29-0 SU. The Mets are covering 48.4% of the time, going 30-32-0 straight up. The Mets have been a decent option for bettors as favorites, going 18-15-0 SU. Colorado has went 11-19-0 straight up as the underdog, so they are covering 36.7% of the time.
Valuable Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Rockies have been a pretty good Over bet for over/under wagerers, having gone 32-27-2.
The Rockies are covering 45.2% of the time away from home, having gone 14-17-0 straight up.
Important New York Mets Betting Trends
The Mets are covering 63.0% of the time at Citi Field, going 17-10-0 SU.
The Mets have been a strong Over bet for over/under wagerers, having gone 32-24-6.
Key Colorado Rockies Injuries
6/6/2019 Harrison Musgrave RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jul 3
6/6/2019 Mike Dunn RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jun 18
6/5/2019 Charlie Blackmon RF Calf Expected to be out until at least Jun 7
6/5/2019 Jon Gray SP Finger Expected to be out until at least Jun 8
6/1/2019 Wade Davis RP Oblique Expected to be out until at least Jun 7
5/22/2019 Tyler Anderson SP Knee Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
Key New York Mets Injuries
6/6/2019 Jacob deGrom SP Hip Probable for Jun 7
6/6/2019 Brandon Nimmo LF Neck Expected to be out until at least Jun 14
6/6/2019 Robinson Cano 2B Quadriceps Probable for Jun 7
6/5/2019 Jed Lowrie 3B Hamstring Expected to be out until at least Jun 28
6/5/2019 Justin Wilson RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jun 17
5/29/2019 Luis Avilan RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jun 21
5/23/2019 Yoenis Cespedes CF Ankle Out for the season
5/3/2019 Drew Smith RP Elbow Out for the season
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Rockies have a 32-29 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Jon Gray has a 5-4 record with an earned run average of 4.11 and a WHIP of 1.29 this season. He has 75 strikeouts over his 72.1 innings pitched and he's given up 65 hits. He's allowed 8.1 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.3. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.04 and they have given up 200 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .241 against the bullpen and they've struck out 195 hitters and walked 91 batters. As a team, Colorado allows 9.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.2 batters per nine innings. They are 26th in the league in team earned run average at 5. The Rockies pitchers collectively have given up 566 base hits and 307 earned runs. They have allowed 87 home runs this season, ranking them 11th in the league. Colorado as a pitching staff has walked 210 batters and struck out 503. They have walked 3.4 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.2 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.41 and their FIP as a unit is 4.61.
As a team Colorado is hitting .262, good for 4th in the league. The Rockies hold a .456 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .324, which is good for 16th in baseball. They rank 2nd in MLB with 9.2 hits per game. Nolan Arenado is hitting .337 with an on-base percentage of .387. He has 82 hits this season in 243 at bats with 54 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .617 and an OPS+ of 142. Trevor Story is hitting .292 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .362. He has totaled 71 hits and he has driven in 43 men in 243 at bats. His OPS+ is 121 while his slugging percentage is at .551. The Rockies have 562 hits, including 136 doubles and 78 home runs. Colorado has walked 189 times so far this season and they have struck out 569 times as a unit. They have left 392 men on base and have a team OPS of .780. They score 5.43 runs per contest and have scored a total of 331 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
New York has a 30-32 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.97, Steven Matz has a 4-4 record and a 1.38 WHIP. He has 56 strikeouts over the 56.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 60 hits. He's allowing 9.5 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.93. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.14 and they have given up 210 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .260 against the Mets bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 211 batters and walked 99 opposing hitters. As a team, New York allows 8.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.2 batters per nine innings. They are 19th in the league in team earned run average at 4.56. The Mets pitchers as a team have surrendered 550 base knocks and 282 earned runs this season. They have given up 76 home runs this year, which ranks 22nd in Major League Baseball. New York as a staff has walked 210 hitters and struck out 567 batters. They give up a walk 3.4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.2 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.37 while their FIP as a staff is 4.14.
As a team, they are batting .250, good for 15th in the league. The Mets hold a .422 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .324, which is good for 15th in baseball. They rank 15th in MLB with 8.6 hits per contest. Amed Rosario comes into this matchup batting .252 with an OBP of .294. He has 59 hits this year along with 33 RBI in 234 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .427 with an OPS+ of 95. Pete Alonso is hitting .265 this season and he has an OBP of .344. He has collected 59 hits in 223 at bats while driving in 45 runs. He has an OPS+ of 153 and a slugging percentage of .605. The Mets as a unit have 535 base hits, including 102 doubles and 84 homers. New York has walked 207 times this year and they have struck out on 577 occasions. They have had 436 men left on base and have an OPS of .747. They have scored 4.63 runs per game and totaled 287 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Rockies/Mets MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Mets -110
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