Monday, May 9, 2016
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Probable Pitchers: Rubby De La Rosa vs. Tyler Chatwood
The Arizona Diamondbacks visit Coors Field on Monday to play the Colorado Rockies. The probable starters are Rubby De La Rosa for the Diamondbacks and Tyler Chatwood for the Rockies. The opening line for this matchup has Arizona at -120 and Colorado at +110. The over/under was set at 8. The Diamondbacks have a 16-15-1 over/under record and a 14-18-0 run line mark, meaning they cover 44% of the time. The Rockies are 17-13-0 against the run line and have a 16-13-1 over/under record. They cover the spread 57% of the time.
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The Diamondbacks head into this matchup with a 14-18 record, including 9-6 on the road. Starting pitcher Rubby De La Rosa has a 3-4 record with an earned run average of 4.60 and a WHIP of 1.23. He has 32 strikeouts over his 29.1 innings pitched and he has given up 26 hits so far this season. He has allowed 8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.1. The bullpen this year has an earned run average of 3.97 and they have given up 112 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .246 against the bullpen while being struck out 103 times and walking 49 times this season. As a team, Arizona has allowed 9.22 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.51 batters per nine. They are 27th in the league in team earned run average at 4.81. The Diamondbacks pitchers have collectively given up 301 base hits and 157 earned runs. They have allowed 37 home runs this season and they allow 1.1 homers per nine innings as a staff. Arizona as a pitching staff has walked 119 batters and struck out 245. They walk 3.6 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.5 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.43 and their FIP as a unit is 4.42.
As a team, Arizona is batting .261, good for 9th in the league while putting together a .254 average away from home. The Diamondbacks hold a .441 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .324 which is good for 11th in baseball. They rank 7th in baseball with 9.19 hits per game. Paul Goldschmidt comes into this game hitting .229 and his on-base percentage is at .414. He has 24 hits this season along with 14 runs scored and 16 runs batted in. He's struck out 33 times and has walked 32 times. Jean Segura is hitting .344 and he has an on-base percentage of .374. He has totaled 43 hits so far while scoring 15 runs and he's driven in 15. He has walked 4 times and has struck out 16 times. The Diamondbacks have 294 hits, including 58 doubles and 41 home runs. They've stolen 20 bases while they've been thrown out stealing 7 times. Arizona has walked 97 times this season and they've struck out 254 times as a unit. They've left 225 men on base and have a team OPS of .765. They score 4.41 runs per contest and have scored a total of 141 runs so far this year.
Colorado comes into this matchup with a 4-8 home record and a 14-16 overall mark. With an earned run average of 2.15, Tyler Chatwood has a 4-2 record and a 1.12 WHIP. He has 27 strikeouts over the 37.2 innings he's pitched during which he has given up 34 hits. He has allowed 8.1 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.4. So far this season the bullpen has an earned run average of 4.68 and they have given up 111 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .257 against the Rockies bullpen while being struck out 89 times and walking 36 times this season. As a team, Colorado has allowed 9.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.7 batters per nine. They are 28th in the league in team earned run average at 5.07. The Rockies pitchers as a team have surrendered 282 base knocks and 152 earned runs so far this season. They have given up 36 home runs this year and they give up 1.2 home runs per nine innings as a staff. Colorado as a staff has walked 90 hitters and struck out 231. They give up a walk 3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.38 while their FIP as a staff is 4.20.
As a team, they are batting .274, good for 4th in the league while putting together a .293 average at home. The Rockies hold a .468 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .335 which is good for 7th in baseball. They rank 3rd in baseball with 9.67 hits per contest. Carlos Gonzalez comes into this matchup batting .314 and he has an OBP of .362. He has 38 hits this year along with 20 runs scored and 12 RBI. He's struck out 26 times and has walked on 9 occasions. Nolan Arenado is hitting .308 and he has an OBP of .386. He has collected 36 hits so far while he's scored 27 runs and drove in 28. He has earned a walk 14 times and has punched out 13 times. The Rockies as a unit have 291 base hits, including 61 doubles and 42 homers. They have 17 stolen bases while they've been thrown out 12 times. Colorado as a team has walked 96 times this year and they have struck out 241 times. They've had 194 men left on base and have an OPS of .804. They score 5.33 runs per game and have totaled 160 runs so far this season.
Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 16-15-1 against the over/under so far this season
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 14-18-0 against the run line so far this season
Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Colorado Rockies are 16-13-1 against the over/under so far this season
The Colorado Rockies are 17-13-0 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
04/04/16 P Josh Collment Shoulder 15-day DL (3/28)
04/02/16 CF A.J. Pollock Elbow 60-day DL (4/2)
05/07/16 C Nick Hundley Oblique 15-day DL
04/27/16 P Jorge DeLaRosa Groin 15-day DL (4/27)
04/23/16 P Miguel Castro Shoulder 15-day DL (4/18)
04/10/16 P Adam Ottavino Elbow 60-day DL (3/25)
04/04/16 P Jairo Diaz Elbow 60-day DL (3/25)
04/04/16 P Jason Motte Shoulder 15-day DL (3/25)
04/04/16 P Tyler Anderson Oblique 15-day DL (3/25)
04/04/16 P Tyler Matzek Personal 15-day DL (3/25)
04/03/16 2B Daniel Descalso Hand 15-day DL (3/25)
Tony's Pick: Take the Rockies
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