Friday, July 3, 2015
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Probable Pitchers: Kyle Kendrick (3-10) vs. Chase Anderson (4-2)
The Colorado Rockies head to Chase Field on Friday to take on the Arizona Diamondbacks. Kyle Kendrick is the probable starter for the Rockies and he'll face Chase Anderson of the Diamondbacks. The opening line for this matchup has Colorado at +150 and Arizona at -160. The over/under was set at 9. The Rockies, with a 40-38 run line record, cover the spread 51% of the time. They also have a 41-35 over/under record. The Diamondbacks have a 40-34 over/under record and a 42-36 run line mark, which means they are covering the spread 54% of the time.
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The Rockies show up with a 34-44 record, including 17-22 on the road. Kyle Kendrick has a 3-10 record on the season, an earned run average of 6.07 and a 1.44 WHIP. The Rockies are 4-12 over his 96.1 innings pitched and he's also given up 110 hits over that time period. The Rockies are also 11-5 against the over/under in his starts. The team is averaging 4.6 runs when he starts. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.72 and they have given up 264 base hits on the year. The bullpen has struck out 217 and walked 86 batters this season while opposing teams hit .264 against them. Colorado has a team average of 9.78 hits allowed per game and are averaging 6.71 strikeouts per nine innings. With a team earned run average of 4.90, they are 30th in the league.
Colorado is batting .268 as a team, which is good for 4th in the league and hitting .238 away from home. The Rockies hold a .430 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .318 which is good for 16th in baseball. With 84 hits, Nolan Arenado leads the team while his team ranks 5th in hits per game with 9.14.
Arizona is 19-20 at home while holding a 37-41 overall record on the season. Chase Anderson has a record of 4-2 while sporting an earned run average of 3.66 on the year with a 1.19 WHIP. The Diamondbacks have a record of 6-9 over the 91 innings he's pitched during which he's given up 87 hits. The Diamondbacks are also 5-10 against the over/under in his starts. The team is averaging 3.3 runs when he takes the field. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.79 and they have given up 259 base hits on the year. The Diamondbacks bullpen has struck out 226 batters and walked 101 this season while opposing teams have hit .251 against them. Arizona has a team average of 9.06 hits per game and are averaging 6.98 strikeouts per nine innings. With a team earned run average of 4.31, they are 26th in the league.
They are batting .261 as a team, which is good for 7th in the league and hitting .260 at home. The Diamondbacks hold a .399 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .321 which is good for 10th in baseball. With 98 hits, Paul Goldschmidt leads the team while his team ranks 4th in hits per game with 9.15.
Colorado has a team fielding percentage of .984 after having committed 47 errors with 879 assists and 2,049 put outs for the season. Over the course of this season, the Diamondbacks have accumlated 40 errors while having 823 assists and 2,134 put outs leading to a .987 fielding percentage.
Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Colorado Rockies are 41-35 against the over/under so far this season
The Colorado Rockies are 40-38 against the run line so far this season
Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 40-34 against the over/under so far this season
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 42-36 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
07/01/15 P Christian Bergman Shoulder Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (6/30)
07/01/15 P John Axford Personal out indefinitely
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)
06/01/15 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)
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)
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)
Tony's Pick: Take the Rockies
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