Oakland Athletics vsColorado Rockies Prediction
The Colorado Rockies are 11-14 at home this season and are solid favorites to beat the Oakland Athletics who are 13-12 on the road this season. The Rockies have a better than 55% chance of winning based on 10,000 game simulations generated one play at a time by the AccuScore Simulation Supercomputer. Rockies' starter German Marquez is forecasted to have a better game than Athletics' starter Mike Fiers. German Marquez has a 50% chance of having a Quality Start (QS) while Mike Fiers has a 30% chance of a QS. If German Marquez has a quality start the Rockies has a 79% chance of winning. His simulated strikeout to walk ratio is 4.5 and he has a 27% chance of having a 5 to 1 K/BB ratio. When he has a 5/1 ratio the Rockies win 60%. In Mike Fiers quality starts the Athletics win 68%. He has a 30% chance of having a 5 to 1 K/BB ratio and if he does his team wins 68% of simulations. In simulations we tracked the batter for each team that was most productive based his average hits, walks and RBI per simulation. The most productive batter for the Colorado Rockies is Charlie Blackmon who averaged 2.75 hits+walks+RBI. He has a 50% chance of having a big game with 3+ Hits, Walks, RBI and if he has a big game the Rockies have a 66% chance of winning. The most productive batter for the Oakland Athletics is Matt Chapman who averaged 2.4 hits+walks+RBI. He has a 41% chance of having a big game with 3+ Hits, Walks, RBI and if he has a big game the Athletics have a 56% chance of winning.