Colorado Rockies at New York Yankees Betting Preview

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The Colorado Rockies are ready to take the field against the New York Yankees in a Saturday showdown. The first pitch is scheduled for 1:05 p.m. ET and this interleague showdown will be televised on either ATRM or YES.

Colorado Rockies at New York Yankees Odds

New York (receiving -250 odds) is the huge favorite against Colorado and Vegas has set the Over/Under for this day game at 11 runs. The odds for wagering on the game’s total currently sit at -115 for the over and -105 for the under. Bettors can also wager on the game’s runline with the current odds standing at +100 for the Rockies +1.5 runs and -120 for the Yankees -1.5 runs.

The Yankees are 63-33 straight up (SU) and 57-38 against the spread (ATS). The team has gained 12.7 units for bettors taking the moneyline and 21.4 units ATS. The Rockies, on the other hand, are 46-51 SU and have gone 46-50 against the spread. In total, the team’s lost 3.5 units for moneyline bettors and 8.8 units ATS.

Yankees games have an over/under record of 49-42-4 so far in 2019. Colorado has also been a decent over bet with a total record of 49-41-6.

Antonio Senzatela is getting the start for Colorado. The right-handed Senzatela is 8-6 with a 5.79 ERA and 52 strikeouts. He has yet to face the Yankees this year and did not record a start against them in 2018, either.

The Yankees are going with righty Masahiro Tanaka (6-5, 3.81 ERA), who’s got 95 strikeouts and 25 walks to his name, along with a WHIP of 1.15. Tanaka did not re a start against the Rockies in 2018.

New York’s pitchers have given up 4.2 runs per game overall this season as a unit. The club’s starters have an ERA of 4.10, a WHIP of 1.26 and a strikeouts-per-nine of 8.9. The bullpen has a 3.79 ERA, 1.29 WHIP and 10.2 K/9.

The New York hitters are putting up 5.7 runs per contest, including 4.4 per game over its last 10 games and 6.2 per game over their last five. The team’s hit .270/.353/.534 over its last five games and is 4-1 SU during that stretch.

The Yankees’ batters have been led by second baseman DJ LeMahieu and shortstop Gleyber Torres. LeMahieu is slashing .330/.374/.507 with 13 home runs, 67 RBIs and 68 runs scored, while Torres has produced a line of .292/.361/.517 with 19 homers, 50 RBIs and 58 runs scored.

For the visitors, Colorado’s pitching staff allowed 5.8 runs per game and its starters own a 5.85 ERA, 1.51 WHIP and 7.92 K/9. The bullpen has an ERA of 4.90, along with a WHIP of 1.51.

The Rockies offense has slashed .266/.327/.456 on its way to 5.5 runs scored per game this season, including 4.4 runs per game over the team’s last 10 games and 3.4 per game over the team’s last five outings (0-5 SU).

Colorado’s offensive production has been powered by third baseman Nolan Arenado and outfielder Charlie Blackmon, who have already combined to drive in 130 runs. Arenado is slashing .307/.371/.546 with 21 home runs, 71 RBIs and 62 runs scored, while Blackmon is slashing .313/.360/.591 with 20 homers, 59 RBIs and 70 runs scored.

Rockies at Yankees MLB Prediction

Predictions: SU Winner – Yankees, ATS Winner – Rockies, O/U – OVER

Betting Trends

  • Colorado has recorded 17 extra-base hits over its last five contests. New York has 19 XBH over its last five.
  • The Rockies have a total OPS of .782 this season and an OPS of .774 against right-handed pitchers. The Yankees’ OPS stands at .808 overall and .831 versus righties.
  • The Rockies have lost six of their last seven games SU.
  • New York has recorded 21.4 Runs + Hits + Errors per game over its last 10 contests and 23.8 over its last five.
  • Each team has hit 16 home runs over its last 10 games.