Colorado Rockies at New York Yankees MLB Picks Against the Spread 7/21/2019
Sunday, July 21, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: German Marquez vs. James Paxton
Yankee Stadium is the site where DJ LeMahieu and the New York Yankees (63-33, 1st in AL East) will play the Colorado Rockies (46-51, 4th in NL West) on Sunday. The odds on this game have the Rockies priced at +170 and the Yankees are at -180. The over/under opens at 11.
The Rockies have been an inconsistent pick for MLB wagerers, having gone 46-51-0 SU. New York is covering 65.6% of the time, going 63-33-0 straight up. The Yankees have been a great bet for bettors as favorites, going 56-22-0 SU. Colorado is covering 36.7% of the time as the underdog, having gone 18-31-0 straight up.
Valuable Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Rockies have been a dicey Under play for O/U baseball wagerers, having gone 49-44-4.
The Rockies cover 42.5% of the time as a visitor, having gone 20-27-0 straight up.
Important New York Yankees Betting Trends
The Yankees cover 69.8% of the time at Yankee Stadium, going 37-16-0 SU.
The Yankees have been a dicey Under play for O/U baseball wagerers, having gone 49-43-4.
Key Colorado Rockies Injuries
7/19/2019 David Dahl LF Foot Probable for Jul 20
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 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 46-51 overall record this season. Starting pitcher German Marquez has a 8-5 record with an earned run average of 5.12 and a WHIP of 1.29 this season. He has 128 strikeouts over his 130 innings pitched and he's given up 139 hits. He's allowed 9.6 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.92. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.90 and they have given up 356 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .258 against the bullpen and they've struck out 320 hitters and walked 139 batters. As a team, Colorado allows 9.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.1 batters per nine innings. They are 29th in the league in team earned run average at 5.47. The Rockies pitchers collectively have given up 959 base hits and 532 earned runs. They have allowed 147 home runs this season, ranking them 6th in the league. Colorado as a pitching staff has walked 328 batters and struck out 783. They have walked 3.4 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.1 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.47 and their FIP as a unit is 4.84.
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 .324, which is good for 17th in baseball. They rank 4th in MLB with 9.4 hits per game. Charlie Blackmon is hitting .313 with an on-base percentage of .360. He has 108 hits this season in 345 at bats with 59 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .591 and an OPS+ of 123. Nolan Arenado is hitting .307 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .371. He has totaled 113 hits and he has driven in 71 men in 368 at bats. His OPS+ is 117 while his slugging percentage is at .546. The Rockies have 907 hits, including 205 doubles and 127 home runs. Colorado has walked 282 times so far this season and they have struck out 923 times as a unit. They have left 616 men on base and have a team OPS of .780. They score 5.45 runs per contest and have scored a total of 529 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
New York has a 63-33 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.94, James Paxton has a 5-4 record and a 1.43 WHIP. He has 102 strikeouts over the 82.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 86 hits. He's allowing 9.4 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.84. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.79 and they have given up 337 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .235 against the Yankees bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 421 batters and walked 144 opposing hitters. As a team, New York allows 8.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.5 batters per nine innings. They are 8th in the league in team earned run average at 3.97. The Yankees pitchers as a team have surrendered 806 base knocks and 378 earned runs this season. They have given up 140 home runs this year, which ranks 9th in Major League Baseball. New York as a staff has walked 285 hitters and struck out 901 batters. They give up a walk 3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.5 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.27 while their FIP as a staff is 4.33.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 .465 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .341, which is good for 4th in baseball. They rank 8th in MLB with 9.0 hits per contest. DJ LeMahieu comes into this matchup batting .330 with an OBP of .374. He has 121 hits this year along with 67 RBI in 367 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .507 with an OPS+ of 132. Luke Voit is hitting .276 this season and he has an OBP of .388. He has collected 88 hits in 319 at bats while driving in 52 runs. He has an OPS+ of 133 and a slugging percentage of .495. The Yankees as a unit have 867 base hits, including 149 doubles and 162 homers. New York has walked 355 times this year and they have struck out on 849 occasions. They have had 628 men left on base and have an OPS of .806. They have scored 5.66 runs per game and totaled 543 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Rockies/Yankees MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Yankees -180
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