The Milwaukee Brewers will take the field against the Colorado Rockies. The first pitch is scheduled for 3:10 p.m. ET and this NL matchup will be televised on either ATRM or FSWI.
Milwaukee Brewers at Colorado Rockies Odds
The Rockies are 70-91 straight up (SU) and 72-88 against the spread (ATS). The team has lost 12.5 units for bettors taking the moneyline and 25.5 units ATS. The Brewers, on the other hand, are 89-72 SU and have gone 76-84 ATS. They’re up 7.5 units for moneyline gamblers, but have lost 14.6 units ATS.
Rockies games have an over/under record of 78-73-9 in 2019. Brewers games have gone under 85 times, gone over 69 times and pushed on six occasions.
The right-handed Adrian Houser will get the nod for the visiting Brewers. Houser is 6-7 with a 3.86 ERA and 112 strikeouts. He has yet to face the Rockies this year and did not record a start against them in 2018, either.
The Rockies are putting the ball in the hands of righty Jeff Hoffman (2-6, 6.78 ERA), who’s got 64 punchouts and 31 walks, along with a WHIP of 1.63. Hoffman did not record a start against the Brewers in 2018.
Milwaukee’s pitchers have allowed 4.7 runs per game and its starters own a 4.43 ERA, 1.34 WHIP and 8.38 K/9. The bullpen has an ERA of 4.43, along with a K/9 of 10.20.
Brewers hitters have slashed .247/.332/.439 on their way to 4.8 runs scored per game this season, including 5.7 runs per game over the team’s last 10 games and 5.4 per game over the team’s last five contests (3-2 SU).
Outfielders Christian Yelich and Lorenzo Cain continue to lead Milwaukee’s hitters. Yelich is slashing .329/.429/.671 with 44 home runs, 97 RBIs, 100 runs and 30 stolen bases, while Cain (.260/.325/.372) is up to 11 homers, 48 RBIs, 75 runs and 18 stolen bases.
In the other dugout, Colorado’s pitching staff has yielded 5.9 runs per game overall in 2019. The club’s starters have an ERA of 5.88, a WHIP of 1.52 and a strikeouts-per-nine of 7.5. The bullpen has a 5.23 ERA, 1.47 WHIP and 8.3 K/9.
The Colorado hitters are putting up 5.2 runs per outing, including 4.4 per game over its last 10 games and 5.2 per game over their last five. The team has hit .246/.327/.462 over its last five games and is 3-2 SU during that span.
The Rockies’ offense has been led by third baseman Nolan Arenado and outfielder Charlie Blackmon. Arenado is slashing .315/.379/.583 with 41 home runs, 118 RBIs and 102 runs scored, while Blackmon’s line is .315/.366/.578 with 32 homers, 86 RBIs and 112 runs scored.
Milwaukee Brewers vs. Colorado Rockies Prediction
Predictions: SU Winner – Rockies, ATS Winner – Brewers, O/U – OVER
Milwaukee has tallied 20 extra-base hits over its last five games. Colorado has 19 XBH over its last five.
Colorado has posted 22.6 Runs + Hits + Errors per game over its last 10 contests and 24.8 over its last five.
The Brewers have hit 13 home runs in their last 10 games. The Rockies have hit 22 over their last 10.
The Brewers have a team OPS of .771 this season and an OPS of .764 against right-handed pitchers. The Rockies’ OPS sits at .786 overall and .773 against righties.