Rockies vs. Brewers - 6/21/15 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Milwaukee Brewers (25-44) at Colorado Rockies (28-39)
MLB Baseball: Sunday, June 21, 2015 at 4:10 pm (Coors Field)
M Garza (4-8) (5.18) vs. C Rusin (2-2) (5.14)
The Line: Colorado Rockies -113 / Milwaukee Brewers +103 --- Over/Under: 11 See the Latest Odds
TV: FSN-WI, ROOT-RM
The Milwaukee Brewers and Colorado Rockies play a rubber game Sunday afternoon.
The Milwaukee Brewers need a win after losing six of their last seven games. The Brewers have scored 12 runs in their last three games and three or less runs in six of their last eight games. The Brewers have lost seven straight games when scoring three or less runs. Adam Lind leads Milwaukee with 61 hits and 34 RBI while Ryan Braun and Aramis Ramirez have combined for 68 RBI. The Milwaukee Brewers have lost four of their last five road games. Matt Garza gets the nod, and he’s 4-8 with a 5.07 ERA and 59 strikeouts this season. Garza is 2-4 with a 5.25 ERA and 29 strikeouts in his career against the Rockies.
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The Colorado Rockies need a win after losing five of their last six games. The Rockies have scored 14 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in five straight games. The Rockies have split their last eight games when scoring more than three runs. DJ LeMahieu leads Colorado with 78 hits and 31 RBI while Nolan Arenado and Troy Tulowitzki have combined for 87 RBI. The Colorado Rockies have lost four of their last five home games. Chris Rusin takes the hill, and he’s 2-2 with a 5.14 ERA and 20 strikeouts this season. Rusin is 0-2 with a 6.39 ERA and eight strikeouts in his career against the Brewers.
The Brewers are 8-23 in their last 31 during game 3 of a series and 1-4 in their last 5 Sunday games. The Rockies are 3-7 in their last 10 Sunday games and 0-5 in their last 5 during game 3 of a series. The Brewers are 1-4 in the last 5 meetings.
Both teams are sucking wind right now, so staying away from this game is your best bet. However, the Rockies are at home and have been scoring runs far more consistently. Give me Colorado.