Colorado Rockies at New York Yankees MLB Picks Against the Spread 7/19/2019
Friday, July 19, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Kyle Freeland vs. J.A. Happ
DJ LeMahieu and the New York Yankees (60-33, 1st in AL East) host the Colorado Rockies (46-50, 5th in NL West) at Yankee Stadium on Friday, July 19, 2019. The moneyline on this game has the Rockies priced at +207 and the Yankees are at -225. The O/U is set at 11.
The Rockies have been hot and cold for baseball bettors, having gone 46-50-0 SU. New York is covering 64.5% of the time, going 60-33-0 straight up. The Yankees have been an excellent play for MLB wagerers as the favorite, going 53-22-0 SU. Colorado is covering 37.5% of the time as the underdog, having gone 18-30-0 straight up.
Valuable Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Rockies have been a solid Over play for over/under baseball bettors, having gone 49-43-4.
The Rockies are covering 43.5% of the time on the road, having gone 20-26-0 straight up.
Important New York Yankees Betting Trends
New York is covering 68.0% of the time at Yankee Stadium, going 34-16-0 SU.
The Yankees have been a terrible Under play for over/under baseball bettors, having gone 49-40-4.
Key Colorado Rockies Injuries
7/17/2019 David Dahl LF Foot Expected to be out until at least Jul 19
7/17/2019 Seung-Hwan Oh RP Elbow Out for the season
7/17/2019 Brendan Rodgers 2B Shoulder Out for the season
6/27/2019 Tyler Anderson SP Knee Out for the season
Key New York Yankees Injuries
7/17/2019 Ben Heller RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Aug 11
7/15/2019 Dellin Betances RP Lat Expected to be out until at least Aug 6
7/12/2019 Luis Severino SP Lat Expected to be out until at least Aug 24
6/30/2019 Troy Tulowitzki SS Calf Expected to be out until at least Aug 1
6/30/2019 Jacoby Ellsbury CF Foot Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
6/27/2019 Giancarlo Stanton LF Knee Expected to be out until at least Aug 10
6/23/2019 Cameron Maybin RF Calf Expected to be out until at least Aug 4
6/20/2019 Jordan Montgomery SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Aug 15
6/16/2019 Jake Barrett RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jul 30
6/3/2019 Jonathan Loaisiga SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Aug 1
6/3/2019 Greg Bird 1B Foot Expected to be out until at least Jul 20
5/21/2019 Miguel Andujar DH Shoulder Out for the season
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Rockies have a 46-50 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Kyle Freeland has a 2-6 record with an earned run average of 7.39 and a WHIP of 1.61 this season. He has 52 strikeouts over his 63.1 innings pitched and he's given up 77 hits. He's allowed 10.9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 6.14. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.88 and they have given up 350 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .257 against the bullpen and they've struck out 318 hitters and walked 138 batters. As a team, Colorado allows 9.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 8 batters per nine innings. They are 29th in the league in team earned run average at 5.44. The Rockies pitchers collectively have given up 947 base hits and 524 earned runs. They have allowed 145 home runs this season, ranking them 6th in the league. Colorado as a pitching staff has walked 324 batters and struck out 775. They have walked 3.4 men per 9 innings while striking out 8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.47 and their FIP as a unit is 4.83.
As a team Colorado is hitting .266, good for 5th in the league. The Rockies hold a .456 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .325, which is good for 16th in baseball. They rank 4th in MLB with 9.4 hits per game. Charlie Blackmon is hitting .318 with an on-base percentage of .365. He has 108 hits this season in 340 at bats with 59 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .600 and an OPS+ of 126. Nolan Arenado is hitting .307 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .370. He has totaled 112 hits and he has driven in 71 men in 365 at bats. His OPS+ is 117 while his slugging percentage is at .548. The Rockies have 898 hits, including 202 doubles and 126 home runs. Colorado has walked 280 times so far this season and they have struck out 906 times as a unit. They have left 608 men on base and have a team OPS of .780. They score 5.49 runs per contest and have scored a total of 527 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
New York has a 60-33 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.93, J.A. Happ has a 7-5 record and a 1.26 WHIP. He has 76 strikeouts over the 95 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 97 hits. He's allowing 9.2 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.17. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.93 and they have given up 331 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .240 against the Yankees bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 400 batters and walked 139 opposing hitters. As a team, New York allows 8.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.4 batters per nine innings. They are 9th in the league in team earned run average at 4.04. The Yankees pitchers as a team have surrendered 787 base knocks and 373 earned runs this season. They have given up 137 home runs this year, which ranks 10th in Major League Baseball. New York as a staff has walked 275 hitters and struck out 865 batters. They give up a walk 3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.4 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.28 while their FIP as a staff is 4.36.Related: ACC Preview - SEC Preview - Sports Handicapping - CFB Futures - Ken Thomson / Tony George break down the Season
As a team, they are batting .265, good for 6th in the league. The Yankees hold a .464 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .340, which is good for 4th in baseball. They rank 7th in MLB with 9.0 hits per contest. DJ LeMahieu comes into this matchup batting .331 with an OBP of .376. He has 118 hits this year along with 65 RBI in 357 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .510 with an OPS+ of 133. Luke Voit is hitting .275 this season and he has an OBP of .387. He has collected 85 hits in 309 at bats while driving in 50 runs. He has an OPS+ of 132 and a slugging percentage of .492. The Yankees as a unit have 839 base hits, including 143 doubles and 157 homers. New York has walked 343 times this year and they have struck out on 828 occasions. They have had 608 men left on base and have an OPS of .804. They have scored 5.63 runs per game and totaled 524 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Rockies/Yankees MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Yankees -225
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