Colorado Rockies vs. Milwaukee Brewers MLB Pick, Odds, Prediction - 6/22/14
Milwaukee Brewers (45-30) at Colorado Rockies (34-39)
MLB Baseball: Sunday, June 22, 2014 at 4:10 pm (Coors Field)
Kyle Lohse (R) (8-2) (3.088) vs. Tyler Matzek (L) (1-1) (3.750)
The Line: Colorado Rockies +122 / Milwaukee Brewers -132 --- Over/Under: 11 See the Latest Odds
TV: FSN-WI, ROOT-RM
The Milwaukee Brewers can sweep the Colorado Rockies with a win on Sunday.
The Brewers have won seven of their last 10 games and are a solid 16 games above a .500 record. The Brewers offense has been on fire in this series, scoring a combined 22 runs in the first two games and four or more runs in nine of their last 10 games. Carlos Gomez has a 17-game hitting streak and Ryan Braun has four hits in this series. The Brewers ERA is 3.64. Kyle Lohse takes the mound, and he’s 8-2 with a 3.09 ERA and has 72 strikeouts in 102 innings. Lohse is 5-3 with a 3.76 ERA in 11 career starts against the Rockies.
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The Rockies have lost five straight and are six games below a .500 record. While it’s been the case for much of the season, the Rockies pitching staff has allowed four or more runs in nine of their last 11 games. Overall, the Rockies season ERA is 4.83. Offensively, Justin Morneau has seven RBI in this series and Troy Tulowitzki has 14 hits in his last nine games. Tyler Matzek starts, and he’s 1-1 with a 3.75 ERA and has seven strikeouts in 12 innings. This is Matzek’s first career game against the Brewers.
The Brewers are 5-2 in Lohses last 7 starts vs. National League West and 20-8 in Lohses last 28 starts overall. The Rockies are 2-6 in their last 8 during game 3 of a series and 2-5 in their last 7 vs. National League Central. The Brewers are 16-37 in the last 53 meetings in Colorado.
Hard to pick against the Brewers with the way they've been playing. With Lohse on the mound, it only makes this price even better.