Miami Marlins at Colorado Rockies MLB Tips 8/18/2019
Sunday, August 18, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Jordan Yamamoto vs. Peter Lambert
Starlin Castro and the Miami Marlins (45-76, 5th in NL East) are headed to Coors Field on Sunday where they'll meet the Colorado Rockies (55-67, 5th in NL West).
The Marlins have been an awful option for baseball bettors, having gone 45-76-0 SU. The Rockies are covering 45.1% of the time, going 55-67-0 straight up.
Valuable Miami Marlins Betting Trends
The Marlins have been a solid Over pick for over/under wagerers, having gone 57-56-8.
Miami is covering 35.1% of the time as a visitor, having gone 20-37-0 straight up.
Important Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Rockies are covering 51.7% of the time at Coors Field, going 31-29-0 SU.
The Rockies have been a solid Over pick for over/under wagerers, having gone 60-56-6.
Key Miami Marlins Injuries
8/15/2019 Cesar Puello CF Hip Expected to be out until at least Aug 22
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
8/15/2019 Miguel Rojas SS Hamstring Expected to be out until at least Aug 23
8/14/2019 Pablo Lopez SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
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
8/3/2019 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 45-76 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Jordan Yamamoto has a 4-4 record with an earned run average of 4.42 and a WHIP of 1.05 this season. He has 57 strikeouts over his 59 innings pitched and he's given up 37 hits. He's allowed 5.6 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.57. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.03 and they have given up 394 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .250 against the bullpen and they've struck out 425 hitters and walked 188 batters. As a team, Miami allows 8.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.7 batters per nine innings. They are 19th in the league in team earned run average at 4.61. The Marlins pitchers collectively have given up 981 base hits and 551 earned runs. They have allowed 174 home runs this season, ranking them 12th in the league. Miami as a pitching staff has walked 454 batters and struck out 1,043. They have walked 3.8 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.33 and their FIP as a unit is 4.82.
As a team Miami is hitting .240, good for 28th in the league. The Marlins hold a .366 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .297, which is good for 29th in baseball. They rank 28th in MLB with 8.1 hits per game. Starlin Castro is hitting .260 with an on-base percentage of .285. He has 125 hits this season in 480 at bats with 57 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .379 and an OPS+ of 75. Brian Anderson is hitting .257 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .338. He has totaled 113 hits and he has driven in 64 men in 439 at bats. His OPS+ is 112 while his slugging percentage is at .469. The Marlins have 982 hits, including 192 doubles and 100 home runs. Miami has walked 282 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,088 times as a unit. They have left 772 men on base and have a team OPS of .663. They score 3.66 runs per contest and have scored a total of 443 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Colorado has a 55-67 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 6.75, Peter Lambert has a 2-3 record and a 1.60 WHIP. He has 42 strikeouts over the 60 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 75 hits. He's allowing 11.3 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.79. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.17 and they have given up 443 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .260 against the Rockies bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 402 batters and walked 182 opposing hitters. As a team, Colorado allows 9.8 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 5.55. The Rockies pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,188 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 977 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 4.97.
As a team, they are batting .267, 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 14th in baseball. They rank 4th in MLB with 9.4 hits per contest. Charlie Blackmon comes into this matchup batting .323 with an OBP of .366. He has 143 hits this year along with 65 RBI in 443 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .589 with an OPS+ of 124. Nolan Arenado is hitting .303 this season and he has an OBP of .365. He has collected 138 hits in 455 at bats while driving in 91 runs. He has an OPS+ of 116 and a slugging percentage of .549. The Rockies as a unit have 1,142 base hits, including 257 doubles and 159 homers. Colorado has walked 360 times this year and they have struck out on 1,120 occasions. They have had 799 men left on base and have an OPS of .782. They have scored 5.27 runs per game and totaled 643 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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