Washington Nationals at Colorado Rockies MLB Tips 4/22/2019
Monday, April 22, 2019
Get todays MLB odds and lines on this game.
Probable Pitchers: Jeremy Hellickson vs. Tyler Anderson
The Washington Nationals visit Coors Field on Monday, April 22, 2019 to play the Colorado Rockies. The probable starters are Jeremy Hellickson for the Nationals and Tyler Anderson for the Rockies.
The opening line for this matchup has Washington at +104 and Colorado at -114. The Nationals have a 12-7-0 over/under record and a 8-11-0 run line mark. The Rockies are 8-13-0 against the run line and have a 7-12-2 over/under record.
Valuable Washington Nationals Betting Trends
The Washington Nationals are 12-7-0 against the over/under
The Washington Nationals are 8-11-0 against the run line
Important Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Colorado Rockies are 7-12-2 against the over/under
The Colorado Rockies are 8-13-0 against the run line
Key Washington Nationals Injuries
04/20/19 3B Anthony Rendon Elbow left last game, is questionable Sunday vs Miami Marlins
04/20/19 P Austen Williams Undisclosed 10-day IL (04/20)
04/02/19 SS Trea Turner Finger 10-day IL (04/03)
03/25/19 P Koda Glover Elbow is out indefinitely
Key Colorado Rockies Injuries
04/17/19 RF Noel Cuevas Quad 10-day IL (04/16)
04/16/19 C Chris Iannetta Side 10-day IL (04/15)
04/08/19 P Tyler Anderson Knee 10-day IL (04/07)
04/03/19 P Jake McGee Knee 10-day IL (04/02)
04/01/19 2B Daniel Murphy Hand 10-day IL (03/30)
03/30/19 P Chris Rusin Back 10-day IL (03/25)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Nationals have a 9-10 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Jeremy Hellickson has a 2-0 record with an earned run average of 2.63 and a WHIP of 1.39 this season. He has 6 strikeouts over his 13.2 innings pitched and he's given up 11 hits. He's allowed 7.2 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.93. The bullpen has an earned run average of 7.55 and they have given up 65 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .290 against the bullpen and they've struck out 55 hitters and walked 28 batters. As a team, Washington allows 9.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.7 batters per nine innings. They are 24th in the league in team earned run average at 5.11. The Nationals pitchers collectively have given up 172 base hits and 96 earned runs. They have allowed 24 home runs this season, ranking them 18th in the league. Washington as a pitching staff has walked 64 batters and struck out 183. They have walked 3.4 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.40 and their FIP as a unit is 4.09.
As a team Washington is hitting .261, good for 9th in the league. The Nationals hold a .456 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .341, which is good for 10th in baseball. They rank 9th in MLB with 8.9 hits per game. Adam Eaton is hitting .312 with an on-base percentage of .391. He has 24 hits this season in 77 at bats with 6 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .403 and an OPS+ of 107. Juan Soto is hitting .246 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .381. He has totaled 17 hits and he has driven in 14 men in 69 at bats. His OPS+ is 114 while his slugging percentage is at .449. The Nationals have 169 hits, including 40 doubles and 28 home runs. Washington has walked 71 times so far this season and they have struck out 190 times as a unit. They have left 129 men on base and have a team OPS of .797. They score 5.47 runs per contest and have scored a total of 104 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Colorado has a 8-13 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 11.00, Tyler Anderson has a 0-2 record and a 2.33 WHIP. He has 5 strikeouts over the 9 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 18 hits. He's allowing 18 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.87. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.70 and they have given up 64 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .222 against the Rockies bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 71 batters and walked 37 opposing hitters. As a team, Colorado allows 8.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.1 batters per nine innings. They are 12th in the league in team earned run average at 4.17. The Rockies pitchers as a team have surrendered 182 base knocks and 91 earned runs this season. They have given up 24 home runs this year, which ranks 19th in Major League Baseball. Colorado as a staff has walked 77 hitters and struck out 177 batters. They give up a walk 3.5 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.1 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.32 while their FIP as a staff is 4.20.
As a team, they are batting .223, good for 24th in the league. The Rockies hold a .371 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .280, which is good for 28th in baseball. They rank 20th in MLB with 7.8 hits per contest. Trevor Story comes into this matchup batting .265 with an OBP of .319. He has 22 hits this year along with 13 RBI in 83 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .458 with an OPS+ of 88. Nolan Arenado is hitting .247 this season and he has an OBP of .303. He has collected 20 hits in 81 at bats while driving in 12 runs. He has an OPS+ of 73 and a slugging percentage of .407. The Rockies as a unit have 164 base hits, including 33 doubles and 20 homers. Colorado has walked 56 times this year and they have struck out on 213 occasions. They have had 131 men left on base and have an OPS of .650. They have scored 3.52 runs per game and totaled 74 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Nationals/Rockies MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Rockies -114
Get $60 worth of FREE premium member picks. No Obligation. No Salesman. No Credit Card. Fast Sign up with Instant Access Click Here
Read more articles by Josh Schonwald
Get all of Today's MLB Picks
Get all of Today's Guaranteed Expert MLB Picks