Tuesday, September 29, 2015
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Probable Pitchers: Christian Bergman (3-1) vs. Robbie Ray (5-12)
The Colorado Rockies take on the Arizona Diamondbacks on Tuesday at Chase Field. The Rockies send Christian Bergman to the mound to face Robbie Ray of the Diamondbacks. The opening line for this matchup has Colorado at +147 and Arizona at -157. The over/under was set at 9. The Rockies, with a 79-77 run line record, cover the spread 51% of the time. They also have a 81-71 over/under record. The Diamondbacks have a 78-70 over/under record and a 81-75 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 66-90 record, and they are 30-45 away from home. Christian Bergman has an earned run average of 4.62 and is 3-1 so far on the season while having a 1.39 WHIP. The Rockies are 1-1 over his 60.1 innings pitched and he's also given up 71 hits over that time period. The Rockies are also 1-1 against the over/under in his starts. His teammates are averaging 5.5 runs a game when he pitches. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.74 and they have given up 576 base hits on the year. Opposing teams are hitting .267 against the Rockies bullpen while walking 235 times and striking out 470 times. Colorado is averaging 7 strikeouts per game while getting 10 hits per nine innings as a team. They rank 30th in baseball in team earned run average at 5.08.
Colorado ranks 5th in the league in team batting average at .267 while hitting .227 on the road. The Rockies hold a .434 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .317 which is good for 15th in baseball. Charlie Blackmon leads the team in hits with 171 while the team ranks 6th in baseball with 9.16 hits per game.
With a 75-81 overall record, Arizona will come into this game 35-40 at home. Robbie Ray is starting this game 5-12 for the season with an earned run average of 3.53 and a WHIP of 1.31. The Diamondbacks have a record of 6-15 over the 117.1 innings he's pitched during which he's given up 108 hits. The Diamondbacks are also 7-13 against the over/under in his starts. His teammates score an average of 3.3 runs a game when he pitches. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.47 and they have given up 512 base hits on the year. Opposing teams are hitting .241 against the Diamondbacks bullpen while walking 203 times and striking out 484 times. Arizona is averaging 7.39 strikeouts per game while getting 8.82 hits per nine innings as a team. They rank 16th in the league in team earned run average at 4.00.
They rank 7th in the league in team batting average with a .264 average while hitting .270 at home. The Diamondbacks hold a .412 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .323 which is good for 10th in baseball. A.J. Pollock leads the team in hits with 185 while the team ranks 5th in baseball with 9.22 hits a game.
Colorado has a team fielding percentage of .984 after having committed 93 errors with 1,745 assists and 4,122 put outs for the season. The Diamondbacks have committed 80 errors on the season with 1,643 assists and 4,232 put outs leading to a team fielding percentage of .987 on the year.
Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Colorado Rockies are 81-71 against the over/under so far this season
The Colorado Rockies are 79-77 against the run line so far this season
Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 78-70 against the over/under so far this season
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 81-75 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 indefinitely
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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