Saturday, June 25, 2016
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Probable Pitchers: Shelby Miller vs. Jorge De La Rosa
The Arizona Diamondbacks head to Coors Field on Saturday to take on the Colorado Rockies. The probable pitchers are Shelby Miller for the Diamondbacks and Jorge De La Rosa for the Rockies. The opening line for this game has Arizona at +128 and Colorado at -138. The over/under is 12. The Diamondbacks have a 37-35-3 over/under mark and a 36-39-0 run line record, meaning they cover 48% of the time. The Rockies are 39-33-0 against the run line and have a 35-35-2 over/under record. They cover the spread 54% of the time.
The Diamondbacks head into this game with a 35-40 record, and they are 22-15 on the road. Starting pitcher Shelby Miller has a 2-6 record with an ERA of 6.36 and a WHIP of 1.74. He has 35 strikeouts during his 52.1 innings pitched and he has given up 61 hits so far this year. He has surrendered 10.5 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 6.04. The bullpen this season has an earned run average of 4.02 and they have allowed 231 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .248 against the pen while they've been struck out 215 times and walked 104 times this year. As a unit, Arizona has given up 8.94 base hits per nine innings while striking out 7.88 hitters per nine. They are 22nd in the Majors in team earned run average at 4.43. The Diamondbacks pitchers have collectively given up 672 base hits and 333 earned runs. They have allowed 85 home runs this season and they allow 1.1 homers per nine innings as a staff. Arizona as a pitching staff has walked 259 batters and struck out 592. They walk 3.4 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.9 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.38 and their FIP as a unit is 4.28.
As a team, Arizona is hitting .264, good for 8th in the league while putting together a .268 average on the road. The Diamondbacks have a .435 team slugging percentage and an OBP of .323 which is good for 14th in the league. They rank 7th in baseball with 9.17 hits per contest. Paul Goldschmidt comes into this game hitting .296 and his on-base percentage is at .429. He has 77 hits this season along with 42 runs scored and 46 runs batted in. He's struck out 74 times and has walked 59 times. Jean Segura is hitting .303 and he has an on-base percentage of .344. He has totaled 89 hits so far while scoring 39 runs and he's driven in 29. He has walked 14 times and has struck out 44 times. The Diamondbacks have 688 hits, including 126 doubles and 89 home runs. They've stolen 47 bases while they've been thrown out stealing 16 times. Arizona has walked 215 times this season and they've struck out 663 times as a unit. They've left 516 men on base and have a team OPS of .758. They score 4.44 runs per contest and have scored a total of 333 runs so far this year.
Colorado comes into this game with a 15-17 home mark and a 34-38 overall record. With an ERA of 7.17, Jorge De La Rosa has a 4-4 record and a 1.62 WHIP. He has 43 strikeouts over the 42.2 innings he's pitched during which he has given up 50 hits. He has allowed 10.5 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 6.07. So far this season the bullpen has an earned run average of 4.52 and they have given up 253 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .265 against the Rockies bullpen while being struck out 212 times and walking 75 times this season. As a team, Colorado has allowed 9.68 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.42 batters per nine. They are 28th in the league in team earned run average at 4.97. The Rockies pitchers as a team have surrendered 683 base knocks and 350 earned runs so far this season. They have given up 82 home runs this year and they give up 1.2 home runs per nine innings as a staff. Colorado as a staff has walked 210 hitters and struck out 524. They give up a walk 3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.4 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.41 while their FIP as a staff is 4.26.
As a team, they are batting .271, good for 4th in the league while putting together a .299 average at home. The Rockies hold a .461 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .332 which is good for 6th in baseball. They rank 3rd in baseball with 9.38 hits per contest. Carlos Gonzalez comes into this matchup batting .310 and he has an OBP of .355. He has 86 hits this year along with 48 runs scored and 38 RBI. He's struck out 69 times and has walked on 19 occasions. Nolan Arenado is hitting .296 and he has an OBP of .373. He has collected 81 hits so far while he's scored 51 runs and drove in 61. He has earned a walk 33 times and has punched out 35 times. The Rockies as a unit have 676 base hits, including 144 doubles and 95 homers. They have 30 stolen bases while they've been thrown out 22 times. Colorado as a team has walked 221 times this year and they have struck out 580 times. They've had 478 men left on base and have an OPS of .793. They score 5.11 runs per game and have totaled 368 runs so far this season.
Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 37-35-3 against the over/under so far this season
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 36-39-0 against the run line so far this season
Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Colorado Rockies are 35-35-2 against the over/under so far this season
The Colorado Rockies are 39-33-0 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
06/20/16 RF David Peralta Back 15-day DL (6/19)
06/12/16 CF Chris Owings Foot 15-day DL (6/6)
05/27/16 P Rubby De La Rosa Elbow 15-day DL (5/26)
04/02/16 CF A.J. Pollock Elbow 60-day DL (4/2), out for season
06/24/16 RF Carlos Gonzalez Wrist injured last game, "?" Friday vs. Arizona Diamondbacks
06/24/16 P Tyler Anderson Oblique 15-day DL (3/25); expected to start Friday vs. Arizona Diamondbacks
06/22/16 P Jonathan Gray Undisclosed left last game, "?" for next scheduled start Monday vs Toronto Blue Jays
06/19/16 P Tyler Chatwood Back 15-day DL (6/18)
06/16/16 LF Gerardo Parra Ankle 15-day DL (6/15)
06/14/16 P Christopher Rusin Shoulder 15-day DL (6/9)
06/11/16 P Jake McGee Rest 15-day DL (6/11)
05/20/16 P Christian Bergman Oblique 15-day DL (5/20)
04/10/16 P Adam Ottavino Elbow 60-day DL (3/25)
04/04/16 P Jairo Diaz Elbow 60-day DL (3/25)
Guy's Pick: Take the Rockies
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