Saturday, July 4, 2015
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Probable Pitchers: David Hale (2-3) vs. Josh Collmenter (3-6)
The Arizona Diamondbacks welcome the Colorado Rockies to Chase Field on Saturday. The Rockies send David Hale to the mound to face Josh Collmenter of the Diamondbacks. The opening line for this matchup has Colorado at +133 and Arizona at -143. The over/under was set at 9.5. The Rockies, with a 40-39 run line record, cover the spread 51% of the time. They also have a 41-35 over/under record. The Diamondbacks are 43-36 against the run line and have a 40-34 over/under record. They cover the spread 54% of the time.
The Rockies show up with a 34-45 record, including 17-23 on the road. David Hale has a 2-3 record on the season, an earned run average of 5.95 and a 1.39 WHIP. The Rockies are 2-5 over his 42.1 innings pitched and he's also given up 52 hits over that time period. Against the over/under, the Rockies are 4-2 in his starts. His teammates are averaging 5.3 runs a game when he pitches. The bullpen's earned run average is currently 4.83 and they've given up 268 hits on the season. Teams are hitting .265 against the bullpen while being struck out 218 times and walking 88 times this season. As a team, Colorado has allowed 9.79 hits per nine innings while striking out 6.72 batters per nine. They are 30th in the league in team earned run average at 4.91.
Colorado ranks 5th in the league in team batting average at .266 while hitting .236 on the road. Ranked at 17th in the league in on-base percentage, the Rockies sit at .316 and they hold a .428 team slugging percentage. They rank 5th in baseball with 9.09 hits per game and Nolan Arenado leads the team with 84.
Arizona is 20-20 at home while holding a 38-41 overall record on the season. Josh Collmenter has a record of 3-6 while sporting an earned run average of 4.95 on the year with a 1.38 WHIP. The Diamondbacks have a record of 3-5 over the 76.1 innings he's pitched during which he's given up 93 hits. Against the over/under, the Diamondbacks are 3-5 when he starts. His teammates score an average of 4 runs a game when he pitches. The bullpen's earned run average is currently at 3.76 and they have given up 261 hits on the season. Teams are hitting .251 against the Diamondbacks bullpen while being struck out 227 times and walking 101 times this season. As a team, Arizona has allowed 9.01 hits per nine innings while striking out 6.98 batters per nine. They are 26th in the league in team earned run average at 4.27.
They rank 7th in the league in team batting average with a .262 average while hitting .261 at home. Ranked at 9th in the league in on-base percentage, the Diamondbacks sit at .322 and they hold a .401 team slugging percentage. They rank 4th in baseball with 9.16 hits per game and Paul Goldschmidt leads the team with 98.
The Rockies have committed 49 errors and have combined for 887 assists and 2,073 put outs leading to a .984 team fielding percentage. For the home team, they hold a .987 team fielding percentage while committing 40 errors, accumulating 831 assists and compiling 2,161 put outs.
Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Colorado Rockies are 41-35 against the over/under so far this season
The Colorado Rockies are 40-39 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 43-36 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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