Sunday, May 7, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Taijuan Walker vs. Tyler Chatwood
The Arizona Diamondbacks visit Coors Field on Sunday, May 7, 2017 to play the Colorado Rockies. The probable starters are Taijuan Walker for the Diamondbacks and Tyler Chatwood for the Rockies.
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The opening line for this matchup has Arizona at -107 and Colorado at -103. The Diamondbacks have a 15-15-1 over/under record and a 18-13-0 run line mark. The Rockies are 16-14-0 against the run line and have a 13-17-0 over/under record.
Valuable Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 15-15-1 against the over/under
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 18-13-0 against the run line
Important Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Colorado Rockies are 13-17-0 against the over/under
The Colorado Rockies are 16-14-0 against the run line
Key Arizona Diamondbacks Injuries
04/24/17 P Shelby Miller Elbow 60-day DL (4/22)
04/01/17 P Jake Barrett Shoulder 10-day DL (3/31)
03/31/17 CF Socrates Brito Finger 60-day DL (3/28)
03/31/17 P Steve Hathaway Shoulder 10-day DL (3/31)
Key Colorado Rockies Injuries
05/05/17 RF Carlos Gonzalez Calf "?" Saturday vs. Arizona Diamondbacks
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 18-13 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Taijuan Walker has a 3-1 record with an earned run average of 4.19 and a WHIP of 1.28. He has 39 strikeouts over his 34.1 innings pitched and he's given up 32 hits. He allows 8.4 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.12. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.29 and they have given up 88 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .241 against the bullpen and they've struck out 96 hitters and walked 32 batters. As a team, Arizona allows 8.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.5 batters per nine innings. They are 6th in the league in team earned run average at 3.73. The Diamondbacks pitchers collectively have given up 254 base hits and 114 earned runs. They have allowed 29 home runs this season, ranking them 25th in the league. Arizona as a pitching staff has walked 102 batters and struck out 289. They have walked 3.3 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.5 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.30 and their FIP as a unit is 3.48.
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As a team Arizona is hitting .261, good for 7th in the league. The Diamondbacks hold a .437 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .329, which is good for 12th in baseball. They rank 6th in MLB with 9.0 hits per game. Yasmany Tomas is hitting .263 with an on-base percentage of .317. He has 25 hits this season in 95 at bats with 20 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .526 and an OPS+ of 111. Paul Goldschmidt is hitting .330 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .470. He has totaled 35 hits and he has driven in 26 men in 106 at bats. His OPS+ is 172 while his slugging percentage is at .594. The Diamondbacks have 280 hits, including 53 doubles and 39 home runs. Arizona has walked 101 times so far this season and they have struck out 284 times as a unit. They have left 219 men on base and have a team OPS of .766. They score 5.03 runs per contest and have scored a total of 156 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Colorado has a 18-12 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.40, Tyler Chatwood has a 2-4 record and a 1.36 WHIP. He has 26 strikeouts over the 36.2 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 35 hits. He allows 8.6 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 6.04. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.91 and they have given up 87 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .221 against the Rockies bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 110 batters and walked 38 opposing hitters. As a team, Colorado allows 8.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.4 batters per nine innings. They are 23rd in the league in team earned run average at 4.45. The Rockies pitchers as a team have surrendered 252 base knocks and 134 earned runs this season. They have given up 33 home runs this year, which ranks 17th in Major League Baseball. Colorado as a staff has walked 100 hitters and struck out 222 batters. They give up a walk 3.3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.4 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.30 while their FIP as a staff is 4.19.
As a team, they are batting .250, good for 15th in the league. The Rockies hold a .432 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .308, which is good for 22nd in baseball. They rank 13th in MLB with 8.5 hits per contest. Nolan Arenado comes into this matchup batting .287 with an OBP of .344. He has 33 hits this year along with 19 RBI in 115 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .574 with an OPS+ of 121. Gerardo Parra is hitting .291 this season and he has an OBP of .322. He has collected 25 hits in 86 at bats while driving in 12 runs. He has an OPS+ of 81 and a slugging percentage of .419. The Rockies as a unit have 256 base hits, including 54 doubles and 40 homers. Colorado has walked 81 times this year and they have struck out on 262 occasions. They have had 188 men left on base and have an OPS of .740. They have scored 4.6 runs per game and totaled 138 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Diamondbacks/Rockies MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Diamondbacks -107
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