Wednesday, September 14, 2016
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Probable Pitchers: Jeff Hoffman vs. Rubby De La Rosa
The Colorado Rockies head to Chase Field on Wednesday to take on the Arizona Diamondbacks. The probable pitchers are Jeff Hoffman for the Rockies and Rubby De La Rosa for the Diamondbacks. The opening line for this game has Colorado at +125 and Arizona at -135. The over/under is 10. The Rockies have a 68-72-4 over/under mark and a 77-67-0 run line record, meaning they cover 54% of the time. The Diamondbacks are 55-88-0 against the run line and have a 83-55-5 over/under record. They cover the spread 39% of the time.
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The Rockies head into this game with a 69-75 record, and they are 32-40 on the road. Starting pitcher Jeff Hoffman has a 0-3 record with an ERA of 5.60 and a WHIP of 1.81. He has 8 strikeouts during his 17.2 innings pitched and he has given up 22 hits so far this year. He has surrendered 11.2 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 7.61. The bullpen this season has an earned run average of 5.05 and they have allowed 492 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .266 against the pen while they've been struck out 415 times and walked 176 times this year. As a unit, Colorado has given up 9.52 base hits per nine innings while striking out 7.48 hitters per nine. They are 28th in the Majors in team earned run average at 4.88. The Rockies pitchers have collectively given up 1,344 base hits and 688 earned runs. They have allowed 154 home runs this season and they allow 1.1 homers per nine innings as a staff. Colorado as a pitching staff has walked 479 batters and struck out 1,057. 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 hitting .274, good for 2nd in the league while putting together a .245 average on the road. The Rockies have a .458 team slugging percentage and an OBP of .337 which is good for 3rd in the league. They rank 2nd in baseball with 9.47 hits per contest. Nolan Arenado comes into this game hitting .291 and his on-base percentage is at .360. He has 160 hits this season along with 105 runs scored and 120 runs batted in. He's struck out 84 times and has walked 61 times. Carlos Gonzalez is hitting .303 and he has an on-base percentage of .352. He has totaled 157 hits so far while scoring 82 runs and he's driven in 93. He has walked 40 times and has struck out 114 times. The Rockies have 1,365 hits, including 282 doubles and 185 home runs. They've stolen 61 bases while they've been thrown out stealing 34 times. Colorado has walked 455 times this season and they've struck out 1,169 times as a unit. They've left 965 men on base and have a team OPS of .796. They score 5.32 runs per contest and have scored a total of 766 runs so far this year.
Arizona comes into this game with a 26-46 home mark and a 59-84 overall record. With an ERA of 4.17, Rubby De La Rosa has a 4-5 record and a 1.17 WHIP. He has 52 strikeouts over the 49.2 innings he's pitched during which he has given up 41 hits. He has allowed 7.4 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.15. So far this season the bullpen has an earned run average of 5.20 and they have given up 529 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .271 against the Diamondbacks bullpen while being struck out 449 times and walking 240 times this season. As a team, Arizona has allowed 9.93 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.07 batters per nine. They are 30th in the league in team earned run average at 5.27. The Diamondbacks pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,418 base knocks and 752 earned runs so far this season. They have given up 184 home runs this year and they give up 1.3 home runs per nine innings as a staff. Arizona as a staff has walked 539 hitters and struck out 1,153. 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 4.59.
As a team, they are batting .262, good for 8th in the league while putting together a .266 average at home. The Diamondbacks hold a .430 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .321 which is good for 17th in baseball. They rank 4th in baseball with 9.2 hits per contest. Jean Segura comes into this matchup batting .309 and he has an OBP of .356. 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 .416. He has collected 152 hits so far while he's scored 92 runs and drove in 82. He has earned a walk 102 times and has punched out 131 times. The Diamondbacks as a unit have 1,316 base hits, including 254 doubles and 161 homers. They have 120 stolen bases while they've been thrown out 29 times. Arizona as a team has walked 405 times this year and they have struck out 1,258 times. They've had 993 men left on base and have an OPS of .750. They score 4.61 runs per game and have totaled 659 runs so far this season.
Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Colorado Rockies are 68-72-4 against the over/under so far this season
The Colorado Rockies are 77-67-0 against the run line so far this season
Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 83-55-5 against the over/under so far this season
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 55-88-0 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
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
Tony's Pick: Take the Diamondbacks
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