Thursday, October 1, 2015
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Probable Pitchers: David Hale (5-5) vs. Patrick Corbin (6-5)
The Colorado Rockies visit Chase Field on Thursday to play the Arizona Diamondbacks. David Hale is the probable starter for the Rockies and he'll face Patrick Corbin of the Diamondbacks. The opening line for this matchup has Colorado at +183 and Arizona at -193. The over/under was set at 8.5. The Rockies, with a 80-77 run line record, cover the spread 51% of the time. They also have a 81-72 over/under record. The Diamondbacks have a 78-71 over/under record and a 81-76 run line mark, which means they are covering the spread 52% of the time.
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The Rockies come into this game with a 66-91 record, and they are 30-46 away from home. David Hale has a 5-5 record on the season, an earned run average of 6.01 and a 1.46 WHIP. He's pitched 73.1 innings thus far while surrendering 89 hits over that time and when he starts, the Rockies are 3-8. The Rockies are also 6-4 against the over/under in his starts. He is getting 4.9 runs from the team when he takes the mound. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.71 and they have given up 578 base hits on the year. The bullpen has struck out 478 and walked 240 batters this season while opposing teams hit .265 against them. Colorado has a team average of 9.97 hits allowed per game and are averaging 7.02 strikeouts per nine innings. With a team earned run average of 5.07, they are 30th in the league.
As a team, Colorado is batting .266, good for 6th in the league while putting together a .227 average away from home. The Rockies hold a .433 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .316 which is good for 15th in baseball. With 171 hits, Charlie Blackmon leads the team while his team ranks 6th in hits per game with 9.16.
With a 76-81 overall record, Arizona will come into this game 36-40 at home. Patrick Corbin has a record of 6-5 while sporting an earned run average of 3.28 on the year with a 1.22 WHIP. He's pitched 79.2 innings thus far while surrendering 81 hits over that time in which the Diamondbacks are 8-7. The Diamondbacks are also 6-9 against the over/under in his starts. He is getting 4.3 runs from the team when he takes the mound. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.44 and they have given up 514 base hits on the year. The Diamondbacks bullpen has struck out 490 batters and walked 204 this season while opposing teams have hit .240 against them. Arizona has a team average of 8.81 hits per game and are averaging 7.39 strikeouts per nine innings. With a team earned run average of 3.98, they are 16th in the league.
As a team, they are batting .264, good for 7th in the league while putting together a .269 average at home. The Diamondbacks hold a .412 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .323 which is good for 10th in baseball. With 185 hits, A.J. Pollock leads the team while his team ranks 5th in hits per game with 9.2.
Colorado has a team fielding percentage of .985 after having committed 93 errors with 1,759 assists and 4,153 put outs for the season. Over the course of this season, the Diamondbacks have accumulated 81 errors while having 1,653 assists and 4,265 put outs leading to a .986 fielding percentage.
Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Colorado Rockies are 81-72 against the over/under so far this season
The Colorado Rockies are 80-77 against the run line so far this season
Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 78-71 against the over/under so far this season
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 81-76 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
09/25/15 LF Brandon Barnes Hamstring out for season
09/25/15 P Yohan Flande Knee "?" next start
09/23/15 P Jon Gray Rest out for season
09/23/15 P Jorge De La Rosa Achilles out for season
09/10/15 C Nick Hundley Neck Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (9/6), out for season
08/20/15 C Michael McKenry Knee Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (8/19); out for season
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
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)
09/25/15 SS Nick Ahmed Back out for season
05/30/15 C Tuffy Gosewisch Knee Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (5/28), out for season
Tony's Pick: Take the Rockies
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