Rockies vs. Brewers - 10/1/16 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Milwaukee Brewers (71-89) at Colorado Rockies (75-85)
MLB Baseball: Saturday, October 1, 2016 at 8:10 pm (Coors Field)
W Peralta (7-11) (5.10) vs. Tyler Anderson (5-6) (3.54)
The Line: Colorado Rockies -177 / Milwaukee Brewers +167 --- Over/Under: 12 See the Latest Odds
The Milwaukee Brewers and Colorado Rockies play game two of their series Saturday night.
The Milwaukee Brewers could use a feel good win after losing five of their last six games. The Brewers have allowed 18 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in six of their last seven games. The Milwaukee Brewers have an ERA of 4.10 and have lost five straight games when allowing more than three runs. Offensively, Jonathan Villar leads Milwaukee with 165 hits, Ryan Braun has 90 RBI and Chris Carter has 40 home runs. Wily Peralta gets the nod, and he’s 7-11 with a 5.10 ERA and 90 strikeouts this season. Peralta is 2-2 with a 5.58 ERA and 18 strikeouts in his career against the Rockies.
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The Colorado Rockies could also use a win after losing six of their last eight games. The Rockies have scored eight runs in their last three games and three or less runs in six of their last seven games. The Colorado Rockies offense has gone ice cold recently, and they’ve lost six of their last seven games when scoring more than three runs. DJ LeMahieu leads Colorado with 192 hits, Charlie Blackmon has 80 RBI and Nolan Arenado has 41 home runs. Tyler Anderson takes the hill, and he’s 5-6 with a 3.54 ERA and 99 strikeouts this season. This will be Anderson’s second career game against the Brewers.
The Brewers are 0-6 in their last 6 during game 2 of a series and 2-5 in Peraltas last 7 starts. The Rockies are 2-5 in their last 7 Saturday games and 0-4 in Andersons last 4 starts. The Brewers are 19-39 in the last 58 meetings in Colorado.
The Rockies are the better team between these non-playoff clubs and they usually put up solid offensive numbers at home. The Brewers have also had very little success playing in Colorado over the years. So, in a toss-up game between two teams waiting for the offseason to arrive, I'll take the Rockies due to their better offense that rakes at Coors Field.