Colorado Rockies at Tampa Bay Rays Baseball Betting Tips and Predictions 4/1/2019
Monday, April 1, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Chad Bettis vs. Ryan Yarbrough
The Colorado Rockies visit Tropicana Field on Monday, April 1, 2019 to play the Tampa Bay Rays. The probable starters are Chad Bettis for the Rockies and Ryan Yarbrough for the Rays.
The opening line for this matchup has Colorado at -113 and Tampa Bay at +103. The Rockies have a 2-0-1 over/under record and a 2-1-0 run line mark. The Rays are 2-1-0 against the run line and have a 0-3-0 over/under record.
Valuable Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Colorado Rockies are 2-0-1 against the over/under
The Colorado Rockies are 2-1-0 against the run line
Important Tampa Bay Rays Betting Trends
The Tampa Bay Rays are 0-3-0 against the over/under
The Tampa Bay Rays are 2-1-0 against the run line
Key Colorado Rockies Injuries
03/30/19 P Chris Rusin Back 10-day IL (03/25)
03/30/19 P Antonio Senzatela Foot 10-day IL (03/25)
03/25/19 3B Josh Fuentes Wrist is out indefinitely
Key Tampa Bay Rays Injuries
03/30/19 P Anthony Banda Elbow 10-day IL (03/28)
03/28/19 P Jose De Leon Elbow 10-day IL (03/28)
03/28/19 3B Matt Duffy Hamstring 10-day IL (03/25)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Rockies have a 2-1 overall record this season. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.50 and they have given up 9 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .281 against the bullpen and they've struck out 4 hitters and walked 1 batter. As a team, Colorado allows 7.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 6.6 batters per nine innings. They are 14th in the league in team earned run average at 3.81. The Rockies pitchers collectively have given up 22 base hits and 11 earned runs. They have allowed 4 home runs this season, ranking them 13th in the league. Colorado as a pitching staff has walked 5 batters and struck out 19. They have walked 1.7 men per 9 innings while striking out 6.6 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.04 and their FIP as a unit is 4.39.
As a team Colorado is hitting .259, good for 6th in the league. The Rockies hold a .389 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .308, which is good for 14th in baseball. They rank 6th in MLB with 9.3 hits per game. David Dahl is hitting .455 with an on-base percentage of .462. He has 5 hits this season in 11 at bats with 3 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .818 and an OPS+ of 189. Charlie Blackmon is hitting .357 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .357. He has totaled 5 hits and he has driven in 3 men in 14 at bats. His OPS+ is 83 while his slugging percentage is at .429. The Rockies have 28 hits, including 9 doubles and 1 home runs. Colorado has walked 7 times so far this season and they have struck out 26 times as a unit. They have left 21 men on base and have a team OPS of .697. They score 5 runs per contest and have scored a total of 15 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Tampa Bay has a 2-1 overall mark this year. The bullpen has an earned run average of 0.00 and they have given up 9 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .220 against the Rays bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 10 batters and walked 4 opposing hitters. As a team, Tampa Bay allows 8 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.3 batters per nine innings. They are 8th in the league in team earned run average at 2.67. The Rays pitchers as a team have surrendered 24 base knocks and 8 earned runs this season. They have given up 4 home runs this year, which ranks 8th in Major League Baseball. Tampa Bay as a staff has walked 9 hitters and struck out 25 batters. They give up a walk 3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.3 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.22 while their FIP as a staff is 4.23.
As a team, they are batting .185, good for 25th in the league. The Rays hold a .293 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .227, which is good for 27th in baseball. They rank 25th in MLB with 5.7 hits per contest. Ji-Man Choi comes into this matchup batting .250 with an OBP of .250. He has 3 hits this year along with 2 RBI in 12 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .250 with an OPS+ of 57. Tommy Pham is hitting .364 this season and he has an OBP of .417. He has collected 4 hits in 11 at bats while driving in 2 runs. He has an OPS+ of 147 and a slugging percentage of .364. The Rays as a unit have 17 base hits, including 4 doubles and 2 homers. Tampa Bay has walked 3 times this year and they have struck out on 38 occasions. They have had 15 men left on base and have an OPS of .520. They have scored 2.67 runs per game and totaled 8 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Rockies/Rays MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Rays +103
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