Sunday, July 5, 2015
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Probable Pitchers: Jorge De La Rosa (5-3) vs. Rubby De La Rosa (6-3)
The Arizona Diamondbacks welcome the Colorado Rockies to Chase Field on Sunday. The Rockies send Jorge De La Rosa to the mound to face Rubby De La Rosa of the Diamondbacks. The opening line for this matchup has Colorado at +125 and Arizona at -135. The over/under was set at 9. The Rockies have a 41-36 over/under record and a 41-39 run line mark, meaning they cover 51% of the time. The Diamondbacks are 43-37 against the run line and have a 40-35 over/under record. They cover the spread 54% of the time.
The Rockies come into this game with a 34-46 record, and they are 17-24 away from home. Jorge De La Rosa has an earned run average of 4.59 and is 5-3 so far on the season while having a 1.48 WHIP. He's pitched 64.2 innings thus far while surrendering 61 hits over that time and when he starts, the Rockies are 7-5. Their record against the over/under when he starts is 5-7. He is getting 4.6 runs from the team when he takes the mound. The bullpen has given up 272 hits on the season and have a earned run average of 4.80. Opposing teams are hitting .265 against the Rockies bullpen while walking 92 times and striking out 222 times. Colorado is averaging 6.76 strikeouts per game while getting 9.83 hits per nine innings as a team. They rank 30th in baseball in team earned run average at 4.90.
As a team, Colorado is batting .265, good for 5th in the league while putting together a .233 average away from home. The Rockies on-base percentage sits at .314, which puts them at 18th in the league and they have a team slugging percentage of .426. Nolan Arenado leads the team in hits with 85 while the team ranks 5th in baseball with 9.03 hits per game.
With a 39-41 overall record, Arizona will come into this game 21-20 at home. Rubby De La Rosa is starting this game 6-3 for the season with an earned run average of 4.60 and a WHIP of 1.24. He's pitched 101.2 innings thus far while surrendering 100 hits over that time in which the Diamondbacks are 9-7. Their record against the over/under when he starts is 9-6. He is getting 5.4 runs from the team when he takes the mound. The bullpen has given up 262 hits on the season and have a team earned run average of 3.71. Opposing teams are hitting .250 against the Diamondbacks bullpen while walking 102 times and striking out 232 times. Arizona is averaging 7.01 strikeouts per game while getting 8.93 hits per nine innings as a team. They rank 26th in the league in team earned run average at 4.25.
As a team, they are batting .263, good for 6th in the league while putting together a .264 average at Safeco Field. The Diamondbacks on-base percentage sits at .324, which puts them at 8th in the league and they have a team slugging percentage of .402. Paul Goldschmidt leads the team in hits with 100 while the team ranks 3rd in baseball with 9.21 hits a game.
In terms of team defense, the Rockies have a fielding percentage of .984 with 49 total errors, 900 assists and 2,101 put outs. The Diamondbacks have committed 40 errors on the season with 841 assists and 2,191 put outs leading to a team fielding percentage of .987 on the year.
Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Colorado Rockies are 41-36 against the over/under so far this season
The Colorado Rockies are 41-39 against the run line so far this season
Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 40-35 against the over/under so far this season
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 43-37 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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