Rockies vs. Rays - 7/19/16 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Tampa Bay Rays (35-57) at Colorado Rockies (43-49)
MLB Baseball: Tuesday, July 19, 2016 at 8:40 pm (Coors Field)
Blake Snell (1-4) (3.70) vs. T Chatwood (8-5) (3.29)
The Line: Colorado Rockies / Tampa Bay Rays --- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Tampa Bay Rays and Colorado Rockies meet again Tuesday night in an interleague game.
The Tampa Bay Rays could use a win after losing 12 of their last 14 games. The Rays have allowed 11 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in 11 of their last 15 games. The Tampa Bay Rays have an ERA of 4.51 and have lost 12 straight games when allowing more than three runs. Offensively, Evan Longoria leads Tampa Bay with 103 hits, Brad Miller has 33 RBI and Logan Morrison has 10 home runs. Blake Snell gets the ball, and he’s 1-4 with a 3.69 ERA and 27 strikeouts this season. This will be Snell’s first career game against the Rockies.
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The Colorado Rockies look for another win after winning six of their last 10 games. The Rockies have scored 11 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in six of their last 10 games. The Colorado Rockies offense continues to produce, and they’ve won six straight games when scoring more than three runs. Carlos Gonzalez leads Colorado with 112 hits, Nolan Arenado has 71 RBI and Charlie Blackmon has 12 home runs. Tyler Chatwood takes the hill, and he’s 8-5 with a 3.29 ERA and 59 strikeouts this season. Chatwood is 0-1 with a 7.36 ERA and eight strikeouts in his career against the Rays.
The Rays are 1-10 in their last 11 during game 2 of a series and 6-18 in their last 24 road games. The Rockies are 15-37 in their last 52 during game 2 of a series and 5-1 in Chatwoods last 6 Tuesday starts. The over is 7-2 in the last 9 meetings.
The Rays are unbackable right now and they don't have enough offnesive firepower to hang with the Colorado Rockies in Coors. Have to back the home team here once again against a Tampa Bay squad that's waiting for the season to end.