Monday, August 31, 2015
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Probable Pitchers: Robbie Ray (3-10) vs. Chad Bettis (6-4)
The Arizona Diamondbacks visit Coors Field on Monday to play the Colorado Rockies. The Diamondbacks send Robbie Ray to the mound to face Chad Bettis of the Rockies. The opening line for this matchup has Arizona at +100 and Colorado at -110. The over/under was set at 10.5. The Diamondbacks, with a 68-61 run line record, cover the spread 53% of the time. They also have a 66-55 over/under record. The Rockies have a 67-56 over/under record and a 63-64 run line mark, which means they are covering the spread 50% of the time.
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The Diamondbacks head into this matchup with a 63-66 record, including 32-32 on the road. Robbie Ray has a 3-10 record on the season, an earned run average of 3.86 and a 1.32 WHIP. The Diamondbacks are 4-12 over his 91 innings pitched and he's also given up 88 hits over that time period. Their record against the over/under when he starts is 5-10. He is getting 2.7 runs from the team when he takes the mound. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.35 and they have given up 406 base hits on the year. Opposing teams are hitting .238 against the Diamondbacks bullpen while walking 159 times and striking out 379 times. Arizona is averaging 7.19 strikeouts per game while getting 8.83 hits per nine innings as a team. They rank 20th in baseball in team earned run average at 4.02.
As a team, Arizona is batting .265, good for 6th in the league while putting together a .260 average away from home. The Diamondbacks hold a .407 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .325 which is good for 7th in baseball. A.J. Pollock leads the team in hits with 156 while the team ranks 2nd in baseball with 9.28 hits per game.
With a 27-36 home record, Colorado will hope to improve on their 51-76 overall mark. Chad Bettis has a record of 6-4 while sporting an earned run average of 4.69 on the year with a 1.40 WHIP. The Rockies have a record of 7-5 over the 80.2 innings he's pitched during which he's given up 81 hits. Their record against the over/under when he starts is 7-5. He is getting 4.2 runs from the team when he takes the mound. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.91 and they have given up 464 base hits on the year. Opposing teams are hitting .270 against the Rockies bullpen while walking 191 times and striking out 367 times. Colorado is averaging 6.92 strikeouts per game while getting 10 hits per nine innings as a team. They rank 30th in the league in team earned run average at 5.15.
As a team, they are batting .267, good for 4th in the league while putting together a .299 average at home. The Rockies hold a .436 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .318 which is good for 14th in baseball. DJ LeMahieu leads the team in hits with 141 while the team ranks 6th in baseball with 9.13 hits a game.
Arizona has a team fielding percentage of .988 after having committed 61 errors with 1,390 assists and 3,522 put outs for the season. The Rockies have committed 74 errors on the season with 1,424 assists and 3,332 put outs leading to a team fielding percentage of .985 on the year.
Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 66-55 against the over/under so far this season
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 68-61 against the run line so far this season
Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Colorado Rockies are 67-56 against the over/under so far this season
The Colorado Rockies are 63-64 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
08/20/15 P Jeremy Hellickson Hamstring Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (8/19)
05/30/15 C Tuffy Gosewisch Knee Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (5/28), out for season
08/20/15 C Michael McKenry Knee Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (8/19); out for season
08/15/15 P Boone Logan Elbow Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (8/12)
08/01/15 LF Corey Dickerson Ribs Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (7/31)
08/01/15 P Kyle Kendrick Shoulder Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (8/1)
07/10/15 P David Hale Groin Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (7/9)
06/18/15 P Brooks Brown Shoulder Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (6/17)
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 60 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)
Josh's Pick: Take the Diamondbacks
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