Free MLB Prediction: Rockies vs Red Sox
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21-23 (13-13 V) Colorado Rockies vs Boston Red Sox 28-17 (17-9 H)
Date: Thursday May 26th
Time: 7:10 PM ET
Venue: Fenway Park – Boston, Massachusetts
MLB Betting Lines: Colorado Rockies +143, Boston Red Sox -163
MLB Betting Total: 9.5
Probable Pitchers: Rockies RH Jon Gray (1-2, 6.75 ERA) vs. Red Sox RH Clay Bucholz (2-4, 5.92 ERA)
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The Rockies and Red Sox will meet on Thursday night in the finale of their three game set at Fenway Park. On Wednesday night, the Rockies will send out Chad Bettis to match up against Steven Wright for Boston.
Colorado has hit well all season as they are sixth in the league in runs with 214. The Rockies are also fourth in average (.270) and eighth in on base percentage (.326).
Mark Reynolds has been a pleasent surprise for the Rockies this season. Reynolds is hitting a career high .320 to go along with two homers and 14 RBI’s.
Nolan Arenado has been everything the Rockies had hoped for this season after a great 2015 season. Arenado is hitting .292 with 14 home runs and 34 RBI.
Jon Gray is 1-2 with a 6.75 ERA in six starts this season. The Rockies have high hopes for Gray who was one of their top pitching prospects. Last season as a rookie Gray struggled going 0-2 with a 5.53 ERA in nine starts.
Boston Red Sox
The Red Sox are led by David Ortiz. The 40-year-old has stated that he may retire at the end of the season despite a great beginning to his season. Ortiz is hitting .333 with 11 homers and 41 RBI’s.
Xander Bogarts has been magnificent hitting .349 with 25 RBI’s.
The Red Sox need Clay Bucholz to turn things around immediately. Bucholz has shown that he can be a terrific pitcher in past season.
In 2010 he went 17-7 with a 2.33 ERA and in 2013 he was 12-1 with an incredible 1.74 ERA.
This season he has been poor allowing at least five runs in five of nine starts this season.
MLB Betting Trends:
- 4-0 over in Rockies last 4 Thursday games.
- 6-0 over in Rockies last 6 vs. American League East.
- 6-2 over in Rockies last 8 interleague games.
- 6-0-1 over in Red Sox last 7 games vs. a starter with a WHIP greater than 1.30.
- 9-3-2 over in Red Sox last 14 overall.
Free Colorado Rockies vs. Boston Red Sox MLB Prediction
Both of the pitchers have struggled this season while the two teams can really hit the ball. Which only means a lot of runs should score.
4* Free MLB Betting Pick: Over 9.5
Jon Gray is coming off a start in which he allowed nine runs in 3.1 innings. Before that he had allowed four runs combined in his previous three starts.
Boston has the league’s best offense which means he will be in for a long night.
MLB Free Score Prediction: Boston 7 – Colorado 5
Bucholz is coming off one of his better starts of the season which means he might be due for a shaky performance.
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