Tuesday, September 13, 2016
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Probable Pitchers: Jorge De La Rosa vs. Robbie Ray
The Colorado Rockies visit Chase Field on Tuesday to play the Arizona Diamondbacks. The probable starters are Jorge De La Rosa for the Rockies and Robbie Ray for the Diamondbacks. The opening line for this matchup has Colorado at +130 and Arizona at -140. The over/under was set at 9.5. The Rockies have a 67-72-4 over/under record and a 77-66-0 run line mark, meaning they cover 54% of the time. The Diamondbacks are 54-88-0 against the run line and have a 82-55-5 over/under record. They cover the spread 38% of the time.
The Rockies head into this matchup with a 69-74 record, including 32-39 on the road. Starting pitcher Jorge De La Rosa has a 8-7 record with an earned run average of 5.00 and a WHIP of 1.57. He has 97 strikeouts over his 126 innings pitched and he has given up 142 hits so far this season. He has allowed 10.1 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.04. The bullpen this year has an earned run average of 4.97 and they have given up 485 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .264 against the bullpen while being struck out 412 times and walking 175 times this season. As a team, Colorado has allowed 9.47 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.46 batters per nine. They are 27th in the league in team earned run average at 4.83. The Rockies pitchers have collectively given up 1,328 base hits and 677 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 476 batters and struck out 1,047. 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 4.30.
As a team, Colorado is batting .273, good for 2nd in the league while putting together a .243 average away from home. The Rockies hold a .457 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .337 which is good for 3rd in baseball. They rank 2nd in baseball with 9.43 hits per game. Nolan Arenado comes into this game hitting .289 and his on-base percentage is at .358. He has 157 hits this season along with 103 runs scored and 118 runs batted in. He's struck out 84 times and has walked 61 times. Carlos Gonzalez is hitting .298 and he has an on-base percentage of .348. 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 113 times. The Rockies have 1,350 hits, including 277 doubles and 184 home runs. They've stolen 61 bases while they've been thrown out stealing 33 times. Colorado has walked 453 times this season and they've struck out 1,160 times as a unit. They've left 958 men on base and have a team OPS of .795. They score 5.29 runs per contest and have scored a total of 757 runs so far this year.
Arizona comes into this matchup with a 25-46 home record and a 58-84 overall mark. With an earned run average of 4.46, Robbie Ray has a 7-13 record and a 1.44 WHIP. He has 195 strikeouts over the 155.1 innings he's pitched during which he has given up 163 hits. He has allowed 9.4 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.5. So far this season the bullpen has an earned run average of 5.18 and they have given up 523 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .270 against the Diamondbacks bullpen while being struck out 445 times and walking 239 times this season. As a team, Arizona has allowed 9.89 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.07 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 1,403 base knocks and 743 earned runs so far this season. They have given up 183 home runs this year and they give up 1.3 home runs per nine innings as a staff. Arizona as a staff has walked 537 hitters and struck out 1,144. 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 10th in the league while putting together a .264 average at home. The Diamondbacks hold a .427 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .320 which is good for 20th in baseball. They rank 4th in baseball with 9.15 hits per contest. Jean Segura comes into this matchup batting .311 and he has an OBP of .358. He has 174 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 .298 and he has an OBP of .415. He has collected 151 hits so far while he's scored 90 runs and drove in 82. He has earned a walk 100 times and has punched out 130 times. The Diamondbacks as a unit have 1,300 base hits, including 250 doubles and 158 homers. They have 120 stolen bases while they've been thrown out 28 times. Arizona as a team has walked 402 times this year and they have struck out 1,248 times. They've had 986 men left on base and have an OPS of .747. They score 4.56 runs per game and have totaled 647 runs so far this season.
Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Colorado Rockies are 67-72-4 against the over/under so far this season
The Colorado Rockies are 77-66-0 against the run line so far this season
Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 82-55-5 against the over/under so far this season
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 54-88-0 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
09/11/16 LF Gerardo Parra Hamstring "?" Monday vs. Arizona Diamondbacks
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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