Colorado Rockies at New York Yankees MLB Picks Against the Spread 7/20/2019
Saturday, July 20, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Antonio Senzatela vs. Masahiro Tanaka
Nolan Arenado and the Colorado Rockies (46-50, 4th in NL West) travel to Yankee Stadium on Saturday where they'll meet the New York Yankees (62-33, 1st in AL East). The Yankees open this contest at -270 while the Rockies are priced at +245. The over/under is set at 11.
The Rockies have been dicey for MLB wagerers, having gone 46-50-0 SU. The Yankees are covering 65.3% of the time, going 62-33-0 straight up. The Yankees have been an excellent play for wagerers as the favorite, going 55-22-0 SU. Colorado is covering 37.5% of the time as an underdog, having gone 18-30-0 straight up.
Valuable Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Rockies have been a hot and cold Under option for over/under baseball wagerers, having gone 49-43-4.
Colorado is covering 43.5% of the time as the road team, having gone 20-26-0 straight up.
Important New York Yankees Betting Trends
The Yankees are covering 69.2% of the time at Yankee Stadium, going 36-16-0 SU.
The Yankees have been a hot and cold Under option for over/under baseball wagerers, having gone 49-42-4.
Key Colorado Rockies Injuries
7/17/2019 Brendan Rodgers 2B Shoulder Out for the season
7/17/2019 David Dahl LF Foot Probable for Jul 19
7/17/2019 Seung-Hwan Oh RP Elbow 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 Jacoby Ellsbury CF Foot Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
6/30/2019 Troy Tulowitzki SS Calf Expected to be out until at least Aug 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 Greg Bird 1B Foot Expected to be out until at least Jul 20
6/3/2019 Jonathan Loaisiga SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Aug 1
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 Antonio Senzatela has a 8-6 record with an earned run average of 5.79 and a WHIP of 1.65 this season. He has 52 strikeouts over his 91.2 innings pitched and he's given up 108 hits. He's allowed 10.6 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.43. 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. Nolan Arenado is hitting .307 with an on-base percentage of .370. He has 112 hits this season in 365 at bats with 71 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .548 and an OPS+ of 117. Charlie Blackmon is hitting .318 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .365. He has totaled 108 hits and he has driven in 59 men in 340 at bats. His OPS+ is 126 while his slugging percentage is at .600. 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 62-33 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.81, Masahiro Tanaka has a 6-5 record and a 1.15 WHIP. He has 95 strikeouts over the 111 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 103 hits. He's allowing 8.4 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.34. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.83 and they have given up 336 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .237 against the Yankees bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 412 batters and walked 144 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. Luke Voit comes into this matchup batting .275 with an OBP of .387. He has 85 hits this year along with 50 RBI in 309 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .492 with an OPS+ of 132. DJ LeMahieu is hitting .331 this season and he has an OBP of .376. He has collected 118 hits in 357 at bats while driving in 65 runs. He has an OPS+ of 133 and a slugging percentage of .510. 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 -270
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