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2021 MLB Handicapping
(64-92) Washington Nationals vs. Colorado Rockies (71-84)
Date: Monday, September 27th, 2021
Time: 8:40 PM ET
Venue: Coors Field, Denver, CO
Projected Pitchers: Josiah Gray (WSH) vs. German Marquez (COL)
MLB Moneyline Odds: Nationals +148 Rockies -158
MLB RunLine Betting Odds: Nationals +1.5, Rockies -1.5
MLB Baseball Gambling Total: O/U: 11.5
The Nationals will be in Colorado to take on the Rockies for game 1, Monday at 8:40 ET.
Josiah Gray is going for the Nationals and German Marquez gets the ball for the Rockies.
Colorado took 2 games out of 3 when these teams met last.
The Nationals have really struggled this year. They have not played competitive baseball in a long time.
With a record of 64-92, they are in the last place of the National League East. The Braves lead them by 19.5 games.
Washington lost to the Reds 9-2 on Sunday. Cincinnati won 3 games out of 4 in that series. In those games, the Nats scored 16 runs and allowed 26 runs.
Josh Rogers went 4.2 innings and allowed 3 earned runs on Sunday.
Josiah Gray has not been great this year. He is 1-2 with an ERA of 5.92. His last start was against the Marlins, where he went 6 innings and allowed 2 earned runs. Washington won this game 7-5.
The pitching for this team has not been very good this year. They have an ERA of 4.79, which is the 24th best in the sport.
Their offense is scoring 4.51 runs per game, which is the 15th best in the Majors.
Washington has hit 179 home runs, which is the 20th best in the sport.
The Rockies have had an up and down 2021 season. They have yet to find consistency in their play.
With a record of 71-84, they are in 4th place of the National League West. The Giants lead them by 30.5 points.
Colorado lost to the Giants 6-2 on Sunday. San Francisco ended up sweeping those three games. In that series, the Rockies scored 6 runs and allowed 20 runs.
Antonio Senzatela went 6 innings and allowed 2 earned runs on Sunday.
German Marquez is 12-10 with an ERA of 4.27. His last start was against the Dodgers, where he went 4 innings and allowed 5 earned runs. Colorado won that game 10-5.
The pitching has not been a major strength of this team. They have an ERA of 4.78, which is the 23rd best in the sport.
The offense has been the best part of their game. They are scoring 4.56 runs per game, which is the 13th best in the game.
Colorado has hit 176 home runs, which is 22nd best in the MLB.
MLB Baseball Betting Trends:
- The Nationals are 17-36 in their last 53 games following a loss.
- The Nationals are 9-19 in their last 28 games vs. a team with a losing record.
- The Nationals are 24-51 in their last 75 road games vs. a right-handed starter.
- The Nationals are 10-23 in their last 33 games as a road underdog.
- The Rockies are 5-1 in their last 6 games vs. the National League East.
- The Rockies are 24-6 in their last 30 home games vs. a team with a losing record.
- The Rockies are 81-34 in their last 115 games as a home favorite.
Washington Nationals vs. Colorado Rockies MLB Prediction:
I look for the Rockies to start off this series well. I like that they are playing at home and I also do not trust the Nationals.
Colorado is the better team and I feel they will show that. These are teams they should be beating.
German Marquez did not go very long in his last start. I look for him to bounce back and look sharper in this game.
I like the Rockies as home favorites.
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