Colorado Rockies at Washington Nationals MLB Tips 7/25/2019
Thursday, July 25, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Jeff Hoffman vs. Max Scherzer
Charlie Blackmon and the Colorado Rockies (47-53, 4th in NL West) are headed to Nationals Park on Thursday where they'll take on the Washington Nationals (53-46, 2nd in NL East). The Nationals open this contest at -300 while the Rockies are coming in at +268. The over/under has been set at 8.5.
The Rockies have been less than ideal for MLB wagerers, having gone 47-53-0 SU. Washington is covering 53.5% of the time, going 53-46-0 straight up. The Nationals have been a great play for baseball wagerers as the favorite, going 40-28-0 SU. The Rockies are covering 36.5% of the time as the underdog, having gone 19-33-0 straight up.
Valuable Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Rockies have been a decent Over pick for O/U wagerers, having gone 52-44-4.
Colorado is covering 42.0% of the time away from home, having gone 21-29-0 straight up.
Important Washington Nationals Betting Trends
Washington is covering 57.5% of the time at Nationals Park, going 27-20-0 SU.
The Nationals have been a solid Under pick for O/U wagerers, having gone 45-48-6.
Key Colorado Rockies Injuries
7/17/2019 Brendan Rodgers 2B Shoulder Out for the season
6/27/2019 Tyler Anderson SP Knee Out for the season
Key Washington Nationals Injuries
7/23/2019 Austin Voth SP Biceps Expected to be out until at least Aug 12
7/23/2019 Jeremy Hellickson SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Aug 19
7/23/2019 Austen Williams RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Aug 2
7/22/2019 Justin Miller RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jul 29
7/22/2019 Ryan Zimmerman 1B Foot Expected to be out until at least Aug 22
7/20/2019 Max Scherzer SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jul 25
7/18/2019 Jonny Venters RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jul 26
6/13/2019 Koda Glover RP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Aug 7
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Rockies have a 47-53 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Jeff Hoffman has a 1-3 record with an earned run average of 6.75 and a WHIP of 1.56 this season. He has 36 strikeouts over his 33.1 innings pitched and he's given up 39 hits. He's allowed 10.5 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.06. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.12 and they have given up 372 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .260 against the bullpen and they've struck out 332 hitters and walked 144 batters. As a team, Colorado allows 9.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.1 batters per nine innings. They are 30th in the league in team earned run average at 5.58. The Rockies pitchers collectively have given up 994 base hits and 558 earned runs. They have allowed 151 home runs this season, ranking them 8th in the league. Colorado as a pitching staff has walked 338 batters and struck out 809. They have walked 3.4 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.1 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.48 and their FIP as a unit is 4.84.
As a team Colorado is hitting .265, good for 6th in the league. The Rockies hold a .453 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .324, which is good for 15th in baseball. They rank 4th in MLB with 9.3 hits per game. Charlie Blackmon is hitting .318 with an on-base percentage of .364. He has 114 hits this season in 358 at bats with 60 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .601 and an OPS+ of 126. Nolan Arenado is hitting .306 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .370. He has totaled 116 hits and he has driven in 76 men in 379 at bats. His OPS+ is 117 while his slugging percentage is at .549. The Rockies have 931 hits, including 214 doubles and 129 home runs. Colorado has walked 293 times so far this season and they have struck out 950 times as a unit. They have left 637 men on base and have a team OPS of .777. They score 5.43 runs per contest and have scored a total of 543 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Washington has a 53-46 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 2.30, Max Scherzer has a 9-5 record and a 0.98 WHIP. He has 181 strikeouts over the 129.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 104 hits. He's allowing 7.2 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 2.03. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.93 and they have given up 313 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .269 against the Nationals bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 297 batters and walked 134 opposing hitters. As a team, Washington allows 8.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.6 batters per nine innings. They are 12th in the league in team earned run average at 4.29. The Nationals pitchers as a team have surrendered 836 base knocks and 417 earned runs this season. They have given up 111 home runs this year, which ranks 29th in Major League Baseball. Washington as a staff has walked 310 hitters and struck out 937 batters. They give up a walk 3.2 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.6 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.31 while their FIP as a staff is 3.96.
As a team, they are batting .257, good for 11th in the league. The Nationals hold a .436 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .330, which is good for 9th in baseball. They rank 12th in MLB with 8.7 hits per contest. Adam Eaton comes into this matchup batting .286 with an OBP of .366. He has 105 hits this year along with 25 RBI in 367 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .395 with an OPS+ of 96. Anthony Rendon is hitting .316 this season and he has an OBP of .399. He has collected 101 hits in 320 at bats while driving in 69 runs. He has an OPS+ of 151 and a slugging percentage of .603. The Nationals as a unit have 864 base hits, including 170 doubles and 132 homers. Washington has walked 328 times this year and they have struck out on 829 occasions. They have had 678 men left on base and have an OPS of .766. They have scored 4.99 runs per game and totaled 494 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Rockies/Nationals MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Nationals -300
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