Wednesday, September 30, 2015
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Probable Pitchers: Chad Bettis (8-5) vs. Chase Anderson (6-6)
The Colorado Rockies take on the Arizona Diamondbacks on Wednesday at Chase Field. The probable starters are Chad Bettis for the Rockies and Chase Anderson for the Diamondbacks. The opening line for this matchup has Colorado at +134 and Arizona at -144. The over/under was set at 8.5. 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 show up with a 66-90 record, including 30-45 on the road. Chad Bettis has an earned run average of 4.38 and is 8-5 so far on the season while having a 1.40 WHIP. The Rockies are 12-7 over his 109 innings pitched and he's also given up 114 hits over that time period. Their record against the over/under when he starts is 10-9. The team is averaging 5.1 runs when he starts. The bullpen has given up 576 hits on the season and have an earned run average of 4.74. Teams are hitting .267 against the bullpen while being struck out 470 times and walking 235 times this season. As a team, Colorado has allowed 10 hits per nine innings while striking out 7 batters per nine. They are 30th in the league in team earned run average at 5.08.
Colorado is batting .267 as a team, which is good for 6th in the league and hitting .227 away from home. The Rockies on-base percentage sits at .317, which puts them at 15th in the league and they have a team slugging percentage of .434. They rank 6th in baseball with 9.16 hits per game and Charlie Blackmon leads the team with 171.
Arizona is 35-40 at home while holding a 75-81 overall record on the season. Chase Anderson is starting this game 6-6 for the season with an earned run average of 4.40 and a WHIP of 1.30. The Diamondbacks have a record of 10-16 over the 147.1 innings he's pitched during which he's given up 154 hits. Their record against the over/under when he starts is 10-16. The team is averaging 3.5 runs when he takes the field. The bullpen has given up 512 hits on the season and have a team earned run average of 3.47. Teams are hitting .241 against the Diamondbacks bullpen while being struck out 484 times and walking 203 times this season. As a team, Arizona has allowed 8.82 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.39 batters per nine. They are 16th in the league in team earned run average at 4.00.
They are batting .264 as a team, which is good for 7th in the league and hitting .270 at home. The Diamondbacks on-base percentage sits at .323, which puts them at 10th in the league and they have a team slugging percentage of .412. They rank 5th in baseball with 9.22 hits per game and A.J. Pollock leads the team with 185.
In terms of team defense, the Rockies have a fielding percentage of .984 with 93 total errors, 1,745 assists and 4,122 put outs. For the home team, they hold a .987 team fielding percentage while committing 79 errors, accumulating 1,643 assists and compiling 4,232 put outs.
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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