Tuesday, June 23, 2015
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Probable Pitchers: Chase Anderson (3-1) vs. Kyle Kendrick (2-9)
The Arizona Diamondbacks head to Coors Field on Tuesday to take on the Colorado Rockies. Chase Anderson is the probable starter for the Diamondbacks and he'll face Kyle Kendrick of the Rockies. The opening line for this matchup has Arizona at -117 and Colorado at +107. The over/under was set at 10.5. The Diamondbacks, with a 38-31 run line record, cover the spread 55% of the time. They also have a 34-31 over/under record. The Rockies are 36-33 against the run line and have a 36-32 over/under record. They cover the spread 52% of the time.
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The Diamondbacks show up with a 34-35 record, including 16-17 on the road. Chase Anderson has an earned run average of 2.84 and is 3-1 so far on the season while having a 1.15 WHIP. The Diamondbacks are 5-8 over his 79.1 innings pitched and he's also given up 74 hits over that time period. Their record against the over/under when he starts is 3-10. His teammates are averaging 2.9 runs a game when he pitches. The bullpen has given up 232 hits on the season and have a earned run average of 3.71. Opposing teams are hitting .251 against the Diamondbacks bullpen while walking 85 times and striking out 202 times. Arizona is averaging 6.93 strikeouts per game while getting 8.98 hits per nine innings as a team. They rank 25th in baseball in team earned run average at 4.15.
Arizona ranks 7th in the league in team batting average at .261 while hitting .266 on the road. The Diamondbacks on-base percentage sits at .320, which puts them at 14th in the league and they have a team slugging percentage of .396. Paul Goldschmidt leads the team in hits with 88 while the team ranks 5th in baseball with 9.16 hits per game.
Colorado is 15-21 at home while holding a 30-39 overall record on the season. Kyle Kendrick is starting this game 2-9 for the season with an earned run average of 5.95 and a WHIP of 1.44. The Rockies have a record of 3-11 over the 84.2 innings he's pitched during which he's given up 94 hits. Their record against the over/under when he starts is 9-5. His teammates score an average of 4.4 runs a game when he pitches. The bullpen has given up 239 hits on the season and have a team earned run average of 4.58. Opposing teams are hitting .264 against the Rockies bullpen while walking 73 times and striking out 196 times. Colorado is averaging 6.82 strikeouts per game while getting 9.7 hits per nine innings as a team. They rank 30th in the league in team earned run average at 4.87.
They rank 4th in the league in team batting average with a .269 average while hitting .300 at home. The Rockies on-base percentage sits at .317, which puts them at 15th in the league and they have a team slugging percentage of .431. DJ LeMahieu leads the team in hits with 79 while the team ranks 4th in baseball with 9.22 hits a game.
In terms of team defense, the Diamondbacks have a fielding percentage of .988 with 33 total errors, 730 assists and 1,900 put outs. The Rockies have committed 44 errors on the season with 780 assists and 1,818 put outs leading to a team fielding percentage of .983 on the year.
Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 34-31 against the over/under so far this season
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 38-31 against the run line so far this season
Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Colorado Rockies are 36-32 against the over/under so far this season
The Colorado Rockies are 36-33 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
06/16/15 CF Ender Inciarte Hamstring Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (6/16)
06/04/15 P Archie Bradley Shoulder Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (6/4)
06/04/15 P Enrique Burgos Shoulder Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (5/26)
05/30/15 C Tuffy Gosewisch Knee Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (5/28), out for season
04/22/15 C Gerald Laird Back Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (4/9)
04/05/15 P David Hernandez Elbow Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (3/27)
04/05/15 C Oscar Hernandez Hand Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (3/27)
04/05/15 P Patrick Corbin Elbow Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (3/27)
06/22/15 RF Carlos Gonzalez Hand doubtful Tuesday vs. Arizona Diamondbacks
06/18/15 P Brooks Brown Shoulder Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (6/17)
06/18/15 LF Corey Dickerson Foot Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (6/17)
06/09/15 P Rafael Betancourt Vertigo Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (6/7)
06/01/15 P Jordan Lyles Toe Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (6/1); out for season
05/30/15 1B Justin Morneau Concussion Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (5/29)
04/28/15 P Adam Ottavino Tricep Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (4/26)
04/04/15 P Tyler Chatwood Elbow Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (3/1)
Guy's Pick: Take the Diamondbacks
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