Miami Marlins at Colorado Rockies MLB Tips 8/16/2019
Friday, August 16, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Sandy Alcantara vs. Jon Gray
Brian Anderson and the Miami Marlins (44-75, 5th in NL East) travel to Coors Field on Friday where they'll meet the Colorado Rockies (54-67, 5th in NL West).
The Marlins have been a terrible pick for MLB bettors, having gone 44-75-0 SU. Colorado covers 44.6% of the time, going 54-67-0 straight up.
Valuable Miami Marlins Betting Trends
The Marlins have been a decent Over pick for O/U baseball bettors, having gone 56-55-8.
Miami covers 35.7% of the time as the away team, having gone 20-36-0 straight up.
Important Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
Colorado covers 50.8% of the time at Coors Field, going 30-29-0 SU.
The Rockies have been a decent Over pick for O/U baseball bettors, having gone 60-55-6.
Key Miami Marlins Injuries
8/15/2019 Cesar Puello CF Hip Expected to be out until at least Aug 22
8/15/2019 Miguel Rojas SS Hamstring Expected to be out until at least Aug 23
8/15/2019 Chad Wallach C Concussion Expected to be out until at least Aug 28
8/15/2019 JT Riddle CF Forearm Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
8/14/2019 Pablo Lopez SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
8/14/2019 Neil Walker 1B Finger Expected to be out until at least Aug 20
8/9/2019 Tayron Guerrero RP Finger Expected to be out until at least Aug 20
8/8/2019 Drew Steckenrider RP Elbow Out for the season
8/5/2019 Jose Urena SP Back Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
8/1/2019 Julian Fernandez RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Sep 3
Key Colorado Rockies Injuries
8/14/2019 Jon Gray SP Ankle Expected to be out until at least Aug 16
8/3/2019 David Dahl CF Ankle Expected to be out until at least Aug 31
7/17/2019 Brendan Rodgers 2B Shoulder Out for the season
6/27/2019 Tyler Anderson SP Knee Out for the season
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Marlins have a 44-75 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Sandy Alcantara has a 4-10 record with an earned run average of 4.44 and a WHIP of 1.44 this season. He has 99 strikeouts over his 135.2 innings pitched and he's given up 130 hits. He's allowed 8.6 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.87. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.93 and they have given up 386 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .249 against the bullpen and they've struck out 422 hitters and walked 184 batters. As a team, Miami allows 8.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.8 batters per nine innings. They are 18th in the league in team earned run average at 4.6. The Marlins pitchers collectively have given up 969 base hits and 541 earned runs. They have allowed 168 home runs this season, ranking them 16th in the league. Miami as a pitching staff has walked 443 batters and struck out 1,034. They have walked 3.8 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.33 and their FIP as a unit is 4.76.
As a team Miami is hitting .239, good for 27th in the league. The Marlins hold a .365 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .295, which is good for 30th in baseball. They rank 29th in MLB with 8.1 hits per game. Brian Anderson is hitting .251 with an on-base percentage of .332. He has 108 hits this season in 431 at bats with 61 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .462 and an OPS+ of 110. Starlin Castro is hitting .258 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .284. He has totaled 122 hits and he has driven in 54 men in 472 at bats. His OPS+ is 76 while his slugging percentage is at .379. The Marlins have 963 hits, including 187 doubles and 100 home runs. Miami has walked 276 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,072 times as a unit. They have left 760 men on base and have a team OPS of .661. They score 3.61 runs per contest and have scored a total of 430 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Colorado has a 54-67 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.06, Jon Gray has a 10-8 record and a 1.39 WHIP. He has 143 strikeouts over the 142 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 142 hits. He's allowing 9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.22. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.18 and they have given up 442 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .260 against the Rockies bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 401 batters and walked 182 opposing hitters. 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 5.6. The Rockies pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,182 base knocks and 672 earned runs this season. They have given up 192 home runs this year, which ranks 6th in Major League Baseball. Colorado as a staff has walked 419 hitters and struck out 969 batters. They give up a walk 3.5 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.1 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.48 while their FIP as a staff is 5.01.
As a team, they are batting .268, good for 5th in the league. The Rockies hold a .456 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .327, which is good for 13th in baseball. They rank 4th in MLB with 9.4 hits per contest. Nolan Arenado comes into this matchup batting .303 with an OBP of .364. He has 137 hits this year along with 90 RBI in 452 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .544 with an OPS+ of 114. Charlie Blackmon is hitting .323 this season and he has an OBP of .367. He has collected 142 hits in 439 at bats while driving in 65 runs. He has an OPS+ of 125 and a slugging percentage of .592. The Rockies as a unit have 1,138 base hits, including 257 doubles and 157 homers. Colorado has walked 356 times this year and they have struck out on 1,117 occasions. They have had 794 men left on base and have an OPS of .784. They have scored 5.29 runs per game and totaled 640 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Marlins/Rockies MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Rockies
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