Milwaukee Brewers vs. Colorado Rockies MLB Pick, Odds, Prediction - 6/29/14
Colorado Rockies (35-45) at Milwaukee Brewers (50-32)
MLB Baseball: Sunday, June 29, 2014 at 2:10 pm (Miller Park)
Jorge De La Rosa (L) (7-6) (4.960) vs. Yovani Gallardo (R) (5-4) (3.225)
The Line: Milwaukee Brewers -175 / Colorado Rockies +165 --- Over/Under: 8.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: ROOT-RM, FSN-WI
The Milwaukee Brewers look for the four-game sweep over the Colorado Rockies on Sunday.
The Rockies have lost 11 of their last 12 games and are now 11 games below a .500 record. The Rockies have allowed four or more runs in 14 of their last 15 games and have the worst ERA in baseball at 4.90. The Rockies have lost 12 of their last 15 games when allowing more than three runs. Offensively, Charlie Blackmon has hit safely in nine of his last 10 games and Wilin Rosario has 13 hits in his last 10 games. Jorge De La Rosa gets the nod, and he’s 7-6 with a 4.78 ERA and has 63 strikeouts in 84.2 innings. Rosa is 1-2 with a 8.06 ERA in six career games against the Brewers.
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The Brewers have won eight of their last 10 games and are a healthy 19 games above a .500 record. The Brewers have produced 17 runs in this series and have won nine straight games when scoring more than three runs. Ryan Braun has four RBI in this series and Jonathan Lucroy has an RBI in three straight games. The Brewers pitching staff has an ERA of 3.57. Starting is Yovani Gallardo, who is 5-4 with a 3.23 ERA and has 77 strikeouts in 97.2 innings. Gallardo is 0-4 with a 5.77 ERA in nine career games against the Rockies.
The Rockies are 4-1 in De La Rosas last 5 road starts and 16-6 in De La Rosas last 22 starts overall. The Brewers are 2-5 in Gallardos last 7 starts with 4 days of rest and 25-10 in Gallardos last 35 home starts vs. a team with a losing record. The Brewers are 1-7 in Gallardos last 8 starts vs. Rockies.
No value in taking the Brewers, so I'm backing the over. Both teams can score runs in truckloads and the over is 13-2-1 in the last 16 meetings between these two teams.