Colorado Rockies vs. Texas Rangers MLB Pick, Odds, Prediction 5/6/14
Texas Rangers (17-14) at Colorado Rockies (19-14)
MLB Baseball: Tuesday, May 6, 2014 at 8:40 pm (Coors Field)
Robbie Ross (L) (1-2) (3.858) vs. Juan Nicasio (R) (3-1) (4.195)
The Line: Colorado Rockies -131 / Texas Rangers +121 --- Over/Under: 10.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: FS-Southwest, ROOT-Rocky Mountain
The Colorado Rockies and the Texas Rangers face off on Tuesday at Coors Field for game two of their interleague series.
There wasn’t a ton expected from the Colorado Rockies this season but thus far they are one of the best in baseball this season. On Tuesday Troy Tulowitzki hit two home runs, Drew Stubbs had three hits, and Carlos Gonzalez and Brandon Barnes each had two hits as the Rockies scored eight runs on 13 hits. Starting pitcher Jordan Lyles allowed seven hits and two runs while striking out five over 8.0 innings to get the win. For Tuesday’s game the Rockies start Juan Nicasio who won his last start. For the season Nicasio has allowed 36 hits and 16 earned runs while striking out 26 over 34.1 innings for a 3-1 record and a 4.19 ERA.
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The Texas Rangers hit the ball on Monday but they just didn’t turn them into runs as the fell at Colorado. Shin-Soo Choo and Adrian Beltre each had two hits and Price Fielder had a hit as the Rangers scored two runs on nine hits. Starting pitcher martin Perez allowed seven hits and five runs while striking out five over 5.0 innings to take the loss. For Tuesday’s game the Rangers start Robbie Ross who has lost his last two decisions. For the season Ross has allowed 38 hits and 14 earned runs while striking out 28 over 32.2 innings for a 1-2 record and a 3.86 ERA.
Colorado is 6-1 in game two of a series, 7-2 in their last nine games, and 5-2 in Nicasio’s last seven starts. Texas is 6-1 on the road against a team with a winning record, 10-4 in game two of a series, and 1-4 in Ross’ last five starts. Texas is 1-6 in their last seven games in Colorado.
The total in this one is set sky high at 10.5 but I still like the over here with my free pick.
My stronger play is on the winning side and I will post that in the Premium Area as well as on the App.
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