Sunday, September 4, 2016
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Probable Pitchers: Archie Bradley vs. Jon Gray
The Arizona Diamondbacks head to Coors Field on Sunday to take on the Colorado Rockies. The probable pitchers are Archie Bradley for the Diamondbacks and Jon Gray for the Rockies. The opening line for this game has Arizona at +157 and Colorado at -167. The over/under is 12. The Diamondbacks have a 77-52-5 over/under mark and a 51-83-0 run line record, meaning they cover 38% of the time. The Rockies are 74-60-0 against the run line and have a 63-67-4 over/under record. They cover the spread 55% of the time.
The Diamondbacks head into this game with a 56-78 record, and they are 31-35 on the road. Starting pitcher Archie Bradley has a 5-8 record with an ERA of 4.95 and a WHIP of 1.53. He has 104 strikeouts during his 111 innings pitched and he has given up 116 hits so far this year. He has surrendered 9.4 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.69. The bullpen this season has an earned run average of 5.20 and they have allowed 488 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .271 against the pen while they've been struck out 411 times and walked 222 times this year. As a unit, Arizona has given up 9.84 base hits per nine innings while striking out 8.01 hitters per nine. They are 30th in the Majors in team earned run average at 5.19. The Diamondbacks pitchers have collectively given up 1,317 base hits and 694 earned runs. They have allowed 171 home runs this season and they allow 1.3 homers per nine innings as a staff. Arizona as a pitching staff has walked 505 batters and struck out 1,072. They walk 3.8 men per 9 innings while striking out 8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.51 and their FIP as a unit is 4.60.
As a team, Arizona is hitting .263, good for 8th in the league while putting together a .260 average on the road. The Diamondbacks have a .430 team slugging percentage and an OBP of .322 which is good for 16th in the league. They rank 4th in baseball with 9.22 hits per contest. Jean Segura comes into this game hitting .317 and his on-base percentage is at .365. He has 167 hits this season along with 81 runs scored and 51 runs batted in. He's struck out 85 times and has walked 30 times. Paul Goldschmidt is hitting .301 and he has an on-base percentage of .417. He has totaled 144 hits so far while scoring 87 runs and he's driven in 79. He has walked 95 times and has struck out 116 times. The Diamondbacks have 1,236 hits, including 236 doubles and 149 home runs. They've stolen 114 bases while they've been thrown out stealing 26 times. Arizona has walked 380 times this season and they've struck out 1,172 times as a unit. They've left 937 men on base and have a team OPS of .751. They score 4.57 runs per contest and have scored a total of 613 runs so far this year.
Colorado comes into this game with a 35-32 home mark and a 65-69 overall record. With an ERA of 4.41, Jon Gray has a 9-6 record and a 1.24 WHIP. He has 150 strikeouts over the 138.2 innings he's pitched during which he has given up 123 hits. He has allowed 8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.69. So far this season the bullpen has an earned run average of 5.01 and they have given up 462 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .266 against the Rockies bullpen while being struck out 387 times and walking 165 times this season. As a team, Colorado has allowed 9.52 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.5 batters per nine. They are 27th in the league in team earned run average at 4.87. The Rockies pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,251 base knocks and 640 earned runs so far this season. They have given up 143 home runs this year and they give up 1.1 home runs per nine innings as a staff. Colorado as a staff has walked 452 hitters and struck out 986. They give up a walk 3.4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.5 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.44 while their FIP as a staff is 4.33.
As a team, they are batting .276, good for 2nd in the league while putting together a .305 average at home. The Rockies hold a .461 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .340 which is good for 3rd in baseball. They rank 2nd in baseball with 9.54 hits per contest. Nolan Arenado comes into this matchup batting .295 and he has an OBP of .366. He has 151 hits this year along with 100 runs scored and 117 RBI. He's struck out 77 times and has walked on 59 occasions. Carlos Gonzalez is hitting .305 and he has an OBP of .356. He has collected 146 hits so far while he's scored 78 runs and drove in 84. He has earned a walk 39 times and has punched out 104 times. The Rockies as a unit have 1,280 base hits, including 266 doubles and 172 homers. They have 59 stolen bases while they've been thrown out 33 times. Colorado as a team has walked 432 times this year and they have struck out 1,084 times. They've had 909 men left on base and have an OPS of .801. They score 5.4 runs per game and have totaled 723 runs so far this season.
Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 77-52-5 against the over/under so far this season
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 51-83-0 against the run line so far this season
Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Colorado Rockies are 63-67-4 against the over/under so far this season
The Colorado Rockies are 74-60-0 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
08/07/16 RF David Peralta Wrist 60-day DL (8/6), out for season
07/24/16 SS Nick Ahmed Hip 15-day DL (7/23); out for season
07/17/16 C Chris Herrmann Hamstring 15-day DL (7/17)
07/07/16 P Andrew Chafin Shoulder 15-day DL (7/4)
05/27/16 P Rubby De La Rosa Elbow 60-day DL (5/26)
08/02/16 SS Trevor Story Thumb 15-day DL (8/2), out for season
07/27/16 P Jason Motte Rotator Cuff 15-day DL (7/26)
04/04/16 P Jairo Diaz Elbow 60-day DL (3/25), out for season
Tony's Pick: Take the Rockies
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