Colorado Rockies vs Oakland Athletics Predictions, MLB Picks, Betting Tips 7/28/2020
Game: Colorado Rockies vs Oakland Athletics
Date: Tuesday, July 28, 2020
Location: Oakland Coliseum in Oakland, CA
Odds/Point Spread: Rockies (+153) Athletics (-163)
The Colorado Rockies visit Oakland Coliseum on Tuesday to play the Oakland Athletics. The probable starters are Antonio Senzatela for the Rockies and Daniel Mengden for the Athletics.
The opening line for this matchup has Colorado at +153 and Oakland at -163. The Rockies had a 79-77-6 over/under record and a 71-91-0 run line mark last year. The Athletics were 97-66-0 against the run line and had a 71-89-3 over/under record.
Valuable Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Colorado Rockies were 79-77-6 against the over/under last year
The Colorado Rockies were 71-91-0 against the run line last season
Important Oakland Athletics Betting Trends
The Oakland Athletics were 71-89-3 against the over/under last year
The Oakland Athletics were 97-66-0 against the run line last season
Key Colorado Rockies Injuries
7/23/2020 Peter Lambert SP Elbow Out for the season
7/22/2020 Scott Oberg RP Back Expected to be out until at least Aug 3
Key Oakland Athletics Injuries
7/26/2020 Daulton Jefferies SP Biceps Probable for Jul 26
7/21/2020 A.J RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Aug 17
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Rockies had a 71-91 overall record last season. Starting pitcher Antonio Senzatela had a 11-11 record with an earned run average of 6.71 and a WHIP of 1.75. He had 76 strikeouts over his 124.2 innings pitched and he gave up 161 hits. He allowed 11.6 hits per 9 innings and he had a FIP of 5.44. The bullpen had an earned run average of 5.18 and they gave up 622 base hits on the year. Teams hit .260 against the bullpen and they struck out 563 hitters while walking 266 batters. As a team, Colorado allowed 9.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.9 batters per nine innings. They were 29th in the league in team earned run average at 5.56. The Rockies pitchers collectively gave up 1,576 base hits and 895 earned runs last year. They allowed 270 home runs last season, ranking them 2nd in the league. Colorado as a pitching staff walked 589 batters and struck out 1,264. They walked 3.7 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.9 per 9. They had a team WHIP of 1.49 and their FIP as a unit was 5.23.
As a team Colorado hit .265, good for 7th in the league. The Rockies held a .456 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .326, which was good for 12th in baseball. They ranked 4th in MLB with 9.3 hits per game. Charlie Blackmon hit .314 with an on-base percentage of .364 last year. He had 182 hits last season in 580 at bats with 86 runs batted in. He had a slugging percentage of .576 and an OPS+ of 123. Trevor Story hit .294 last year and he had an on-base percentage of .363. He totaled 173 hits and he drove in 85 men in 588 at bats. His OPS+ was 118 while his slugging percentage was at .554. The Rockies had 1,502 hits last season, including 323 doubles and 224 home runs. Colorado walked 489 times last year and they struck out 1,503 times as a unit. They left 1,075 men on base and had a team OPS of .782. They scored 5.15 runs per contest and scored a total of 835 runs last year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Oakland had a 97-65 overall mark last year. With an earned run average of 4.83, Daniel Mengden had a 5-2 record and a 1.44 WHIP. He had 42 strikeouts over the 59.2 innings he pitched. He also gave up 59 hits. He allowed 8.9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stood at 4.69. The bullpen had an earned run average of 3.89 and they gave up 498 base hits on the year. Teams hit .228 against the Athletics bullpen. Their relievers struck out 603 batters and walked 221 opposing hitters. As a team, Oakland allowed 8.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 8 batters per nine innings. They were 6th in the league in team earned run average at 3.97. The Athletics pitchers as a team surrendered 1,342 base knocks and 646 earned runs last season. They gave up 201 home runs last year, which ranked 25th in Major League Baseball. Oakland as a staff walked 477 hitters and struck out 1,299 batters. They gave up a walk 2.9 times per 9 innings while they struck out 8 per 9. Their team WHIP was 1.24 while their FIP as a staff was 4.34.
As a team, they batted .249, good for 16th in the league. The Athletics held a .448 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .327, which was good for 11th in baseball. They ranked 14th in MLB with 8.5 hits per contest. Matt Olson comes into this matchup after batting .267 with an OBP of .351 last season. He had 129 hits last year along with 91 RBI in 483 AB's. He maintained a slugging percentage of .545 with an OPS+ of 137. Khris Davis hit .220 last season and he had an OBP of .293. He collected 106 hits in 481 at bats while driving in 73 runs. He had an OPS+ of 82 and a slugging percentage of .387. The Athletics as a unit had 1,384 base hits last season, including 292 doubles and 257 homers. Oakland walked 578 times last year and they struck out on 1,338 occasions. They left 1,081 men on base and had an OPS of .776. They scored 5.22 runs per game and totaled 845 runs last year.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Rockies (+153) and over 9.5 total runs
Get $60 worth of FREE premium member picks. No Obligation. No Salesman. No Credit Card. Fast Sign up with Instant Access Click Here
Get all of Today's MLB Picks
Get all of Today's Guaranteed Expert MLB Picks