Friday, May 5, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Zack Greinke vs. Tyler Anderson
Coors Field is the site of the matchup between the Arizona Diamondbacks and the Colorado Rockies on Friday, May 5, 2017. The probable starting pitchers are Zack Greinke for the Diamondbacks and Tyler Anderson for the Rockies.
Arizona opens at +105 while Colorado opens at -115. The Diamondbacks have a 15-13-1 over/under record and a 17-12-0 run line mark. The Rockies are 15-13-0 against the run line and have a 13-15-0 over/under record.
Valuable Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 15-13-1 against the over/under
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 17-12-0 against the run line
Important Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Colorado Rockies are 13-15-0 against the over/under
The Colorado Rockies are 15-13-0 against the run line
Key Arizona Diamondbacks Injuries
05/04/17 2B Brandon Drury Illness left last game, "?" Thursday vs. Washington Nationals
05/04/17 RF David Peralta Illness is upgraded to probable Thursday vs. Washington Nationals
04/24/17 P Shelby Miller Elbow 60-day DL (04/22)
04/01/17 P Jake Barrett Shoulder 10-day DL (03/31)
03/31/17 CF Socrates Brito Finger 60-day DL (03/28)
03/31/17 P Steve Hathaway Shoulder 10-day DL (03/31)
Key Colorado Rockies Injuries
05/03/17 C Tony Wolters Concussion 7-day DL (5/3)
04/26/17 P Mike Dunn Back 10-day DL (4/23)
04/13/17 P Jonathan Gray Toe 10-day DL (4/14)
04/03/17 P Jairo Diaz Arm 10-day DL (3/30)
03/16/17 P Chad Bettis Illness 60-day DL
03/16/17 LF David Dahl Ribs 10-day DL (3/30)
03/16/17 C Tom Murphy Forearm 10-day DL (3/30)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Diamondbacks have a 17-12 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Zack Greinke has a 2-2 record with an earned run average of 3.19 and a WHIP of 1.23. He has 40 strikeouts over his 36.2 innings pitched and he's given up 37 hits. He allows 9.1 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.29. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.38 and they have given up 81 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .238 against the bullpen and they've struck out 89 hitters and walked 29 batters. As a team, Arizona allows 8.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.5 batters per nine innings. They are 7th in the league in team earned run average at 3.73. The Diamondbacks pitchers collectively have given up 236 base hits and 107 earned runs. They have allowed 28 home runs this season, ranking them 25th in the league. Arizona as a pitching staff has walked 93 batters and struck out 273. They have walked 3.2 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.5 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.28 and their FIP as a unit is 3.49.
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As a team Arizona is hitting .267, good for 6th in the league. The Diamondbacks hold a .438 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .335, which is good for 6th in baseball. They rank 5th in MLB with 9.2 hits per game. Yasmany Tomas is hitting .275 with an on-base percentage of .323. He has 25 hits this season in 91 at bats with 20 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .549 and an OPS+ of 119. Paul Goldschmidt is hitting .313 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .460. He has totaled 31 hits and he has driven in 20 men in 99 at bats. His OPS+ is 149 while his slugging percentage is at .505. The Diamondbacks have 268 hits, including 51 doubles and 35 home runs. Arizona has walked 96 times so far this season and they have struck out 264 times as a unit. They have left 209 men on base and have a team OPS of .772. They score 5.1 runs per contest and have scored a total of 148 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Colorado has a 17-11 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 7.71, Tyler Anderson has a 1-3 record and a 1.58 WHIP. He has 24 strikeouts over the 30.1 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 37 hits. He allows 11 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 6.51. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.03 and they have given up 80 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .220 against the Rockies bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 103 batters and walked 33 opposing hitters. As a team, Colorado allows 8.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.5 batters per nine innings. They are 23rd in the league in team earned run average at 4.52. The Rockies pitchers as a team have surrendered 237 base knocks and 126 earned runs this season. They have given up 31 home runs this year, which ranks 17th in Major League Baseball. Colorado as a staff has walked 90 hitters and struck out 208 batters. They give up a walk 3.2 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.5 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.30 while their FIP as a staff is 4.18.
As a team, they are batting .250, good for 11th in the league. The Rockies hold a .439 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .309, which is good for 21st in baseball. They rank 11th in MLB with 8.5 hits per contest. Nolan Arenado comes into this matchup batting .299 with an OBP of .353. He has 32 hits this year along with 19 RBI in 107 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .607 with an OPS+ of 131. Gerardo Parra is hitting .272 this season and he has an OBP of .306. He has collected 22 hits in 81 at bats while driving in 12 runs. He has an OPS+ of 74 and a slugging percentage of .407. The Rockies as a unit have 237 base hits, including 53 doubles and 38 homers. Colorado has walked 76 times this year and they have struck out on 242 occasions. They have had 172 men left on base and have an OPS of .747. They have scored 4.71 runs per game and totaled 132 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Diamondbacks/Rockies MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Rockies -115
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