Monday, September 12, 2016
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Probable Pitchers: Tyler Anderson vs. Shelby Miller
The Colorado Rockies visit Chase Field on Monday to play the Arizona Diamondbacks. The probable starters are Tyler Anderson for the Rockies and Shelby Miller for the Diamondbacks. The Rockies have a 67-71-4 over/under record and a 77-65-0 run line mark, meaning they cover 54% of the time. The Diamondbacks are 54-87-0 against the run line and have a 82-54-5 over/under record. They cover the spread 38% of the time.
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The Rockies head into this matchup with a 68-74 record, including 31-39 on the road. Starting pitcher Tyler Anderson has a 5-5 record with an earned run average of 3.35 and a WHIP of 1.20. He has 84 strikeouts over his 96.2 innings pitched and he has given up 92 hits so far this season. He has allowed 8.6 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.69. The bullpen this year has an earned run average of 5.01 and they have given up 484 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .265 against the bullpen while being struck out 408 times and walking 172 times this season. As a team, Colorado has allowed 9.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.45 batters per nine. They are 27th in the league in team earned run average at 4.85. The Rockies pitchers have collectively given up 1,323 base hits and 675 earned runs. They have allowed 151 home runs this season and they allow 1.1 homers per nine innings as a staff. Colorado as a pitching staff has walked 472 batters and struck out 1,038. They walk 3.4 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 4.31.
As a team, Colorado is batting .274, good for 2nd in the league while putting together a .244 average away from home. The Rockies hold a .458 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .338 which is good for 3rd in baseball. They rank 2nd in baseball with 9.45 hits per game. Nolan Arenado comes into this game hitting .291 and his on-base percentage is at .360. He has 157 hits this season along with 103 runs scored and 118 runs batted in. He's struck out 83 times and has walked 61 times. Carlos Gonzalez is hitting .300 and he has an on-base percentage of .350. He has totaled 153 hits so far while scoring 80 runs and he's driven in 90. He has walked 40 times and has struck out 111 times. The Rockies have 1,343 hits, including 275 doubles and 182 home runs. They've stolen 61 bases while they've been thrown out stealing 33 times. Colorado has walked 452 times this season and they've struck out 1,152 times as a unit. They've left 954 men on base and have a team OPS of .796. They score 5.31 runs per contest and have scored a total of 754 runs so far this year.
Arizona comes into this matchup with a 25-45 home record and a 58-83 overall mark. With an earned run average of 6.89, Shelby Miller has a 2-11 record and a 1.75 WHIP. He has 55 strikeouts over the 79.2 innings he's pitched during which he has given up 104 hits. He has allowed 11.7 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.28. So far this season the bullpen has an earned run average of 5.18 and they have given up 521 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .271 against the Diamondbacks bullpen while being struck out 442 times and walking 238 times this season. As a team, Arizona has allowed 9.91 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.08 batters per nine. They are 30th in the league in team earned run average at 5.24. The Diamondbacks pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,395 base knocks and 738 earned runs so far this season. They have given up 182 home runs this year and they give up 1.3 home runs per nine innings as a staff. Arizona as a staff has walked 532 hitters and struck out 1,138. They give up a walk 3.8 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.1 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.52 while their FIP as a staff is 4.60.
As a team, they are batting .261, good for 9th in the league while putting together a .263 average at home. The Diamondbacks hold a .426 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .320 which is good for 20th in baseball. They rank 5th in baseball with 9.14 hits per contest. Jean Segura comes into this matchup batting .312 and he has an OBP of .360. He has 173 hits this year along with 83 runs scored and 51 RBI. He's struck out 88 times and has walked on 31 occasions. Paul Goldschmidt is hitting .296 and he has an OBP of .414. He has collected 149 hits so far while he's scored 90 runs and drove in 82. He has earned a walk 100 times and has punched out 128 times. The Diamondbacks as a unit have 1,289 base hits, including 247 doubles and 157 homers. They have 120 stolen bases while they've been thrown out 28 times. Arizona as a team has walked 401 times this year and they have struck out 1,233 times. They've had 978 men left on base and have an OPS of .746. They score 4.57 runs per game and have totaled 644 runs so far this season.
Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Colorado Rockies are 67-71-4 against the over/under so far this season
The Colorado Rockies are 77-65-0 against the run line so far this season
Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 82-54-5 against the over/under so far this season
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 54-87-0 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
09/10/16 LF Gerardo Parra Hamstring "?" Sunday vs. San Diego Padres
08/02/16 SS Trevor Story Thumb 15-day DL (8/2), out for season
04/04/16 P Jairo Diaz Elbow 60-day DL (3/25), out for season
09/11/16 CF A.J. Pollock Groin out indefinitely
09/10/16 C Chris Herrmann Hand out indefinitely
08/07/16 RF David Peralta Wrist 60-day DL (8/6), out for season
07/24/16 SS Nick Ahmed Hip 60-day DL (7/23); out for season
Guy's Pick: Take the Rockies
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