New York Mets at Colorado Rockies Baseball Betting Tips 9/17/2019
Tuesday, September 17, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Marcus Stroman vs. Tim Melville
Nolan Arenado and the Colorado Rockies (65-85, 5th in NL West) host the New York Mets (77-72, 3rd in NL East) at Coors Field on Tuesday, September 17, 2019. The Rockies open this matchup at +135 while the Mets are coming in at -145. The total is set at 13.5.
The Mets have been a solid play for baseball wagerers, having gone 77-72-0 SU. The Rockies are covering 43.3% of the time, going 65-85-0 straight up.
Valuable New York Mets Betting Trends
The Mets have been a solid Over option for over/under MLB bettors, having gone 71-63-15.
The Mets are covering 45.3% of the time as a visitor, having gone 34-41-0 straight up.
Important Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Rockies are covering 52.0% of the time at Coors Field, going 39-36-0 SU.
The Rockies have been a solid Over option for over/under MLB bettors, having gone 74-70-6.
Key New York Mets Injuries
9/7/2019 Dominic Smith LF Foot Expected to be out until at least Sep 25
9/4/2019 Robert Gsellman RP Triceps Expected to be out until at least Sep 25
8/14/2019 Jacob Rhame RP Elbow Out for the season
5/23/2019 Yoenis Cespedes CF Ankle Out for the season
5/3/2019 Drew Smith RP Elbow Out for the season
Key Colorado Rockies Injuries
9/13/2019 David Dahl CF Ankle Out for the season
9/11/2019 Tyler Anderson SP Knee Out for the season
9/11/2019 Kyle Freeland SP Groin Expected to be out until at least Sep 20
9/2/2019 German Marquez SP Arm Expected to be out until at least Sep 25
8/27/2019 Chad Bettis RP Hip Out for the season
8/22/2019 Jon Gray SP Foot Out for the season
8/19/2019 Scott Oberg RP Arm Out for the season
7/17/2019 Brendan Rodgers 2B Shoulder Out for the season
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Mets have a 77-72 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Marcus Stroman has a 8-13 record with an earned run average of 3.35 and a WHIP of 1.34 this season. He has 142 strikeouts over his 166.2 innings pitched and he's given up 170 hits. He's allowed 9.2 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.79. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.18 and they have given up 480 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .256 against the bullpen and they've struck out 512 hitters and walked 214 batters. As a team, New York allows 8.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.3 batters per nine innings. They are 12th in the league in team earned run average at 4.32. The Mets pitchers collectively have given up 1,295 base hits and 644 earned runs. They have allowed 185 home runs this season, ranking them 26th in the league. New York as a pitching staff has walked 469 batters and struck out 1,391. They have walked 3.1 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.3 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.31 and their FIP as a unit is 4.11.
As a team New York is hitting .257, good for 10th in the league. The Mets hold a .439 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .328, which is good for 10th in baseball. They rank 8th in MLB with 8.9 hits per game. Amed Rosario is hitting .286 with an on-base percentage of .323. He has 162 hits this season in 567 at bats with 61 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .422 and an OPS+ of 99. Pete Alonso is hitting .261 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .361. He has totaled 142 hits and he has driven in 109 men in 545 at bats. His OPS+ is 148 while his slugging percentage is at .578. The Mets have 1,329 hits, including 255 doubles and 218 home runs. New York has walked 469 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,268 times as a unit. They have left 1,039 men on base and have a team OPS of .766. They score 4.85 runs per contest and have scored a total of 723 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Colorado has a 65-85 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.16, Tim Melville has a 2-2 record and a 1.54 WHIP. He has 20 strikeouts over the 22.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 24 hits. He's allowing 9.5 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 6.48. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.22 and they have given up 562 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .261 against the Rockies bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 504 batters and walked 239 opposing hitters. As a team, Colorado allows 9.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.9 batters per nine innings. They are 29th in the league in team earned run average at 5.63. The Rockies pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,459 base knocks and 833 earned runs this season. They have given up 247 home runs this year, which ranks 3rd in Major League Baseball. Colorado as a staff has walked 542 hitters and struck out 1,167 batters. They give up a walk 3.7 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.9 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.50 while their FIP as a staff is 5.21.Related: Gambling 101 - MLB Betting Tips - Tony George of Doc's Sports
As a team, they are batting .266, good for 6th 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 6th in MLB with 9.3 hits per contest. Nolan Arenado comes into this matchup batting .315 with an OBP of .380. He has 173 hits this year along with 116 RBI in 550 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .595 with an OPS+ of 130. Charlie Blackmon is hitting .317 this season and he has an OBP of .364. He has collected 172 hits in 543 at bats while driving in 78 runs. He has an OPS+ of 122 and a slugging percentage of .575. The Rockies as a unit have 1,389 base hits, including 312 doubles and 199 homers. Colorado has walked 450 times this year and they have struck out on 1,374 occasions. They have had 986 men left on base and have an OPS of .782. They have scored 5.19 runs per game and totaled 778 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Mets/Rockies MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Rockies (+135)
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