Wednesday, June 21, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Taijuan Walker vs. Jeff Hoffman
Coors Field is the site of the matchup between the Arizona Diamondbacks and the Colorado Rockies on Wednesday, June 21, 2017. The probable starting pitchers are Taijuan Walker for the Diamondbacks and Jeff Hoffman for the Rockies.
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Arizona opens at +130 while Colorado opens at -140. The Diamondbacks have a 33-34-3 over/under record and a 38-32-0 run line mark. The Rockies are 43-29-0 against the run line and have a 30-37-5 over/under record.
Valuable Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 33-34-3 against the over/under
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 38-32-0 against the run line
Important Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Colorado Rockies are 30-37-5 against the over/under
The Colorado Rockies are 43-29-0 against the run line
Key Arizona Diamondbacks Injuries
06/19/17 CF Socrates Brito Finger 60-day DL (03/28)
06/06/17 RF Yasmany Tomas Shoulder 10-day DL (06/03)
05/28/17 CF A.J. Pollock Groin 10-day DL (05/15)
05/28/17 P Shelby Miller Elbow 60-day DL (04/24)
05/28/17 P Steve Hathaway Shoulder 60-day DL (03/31)
Key Colorado Rockies Injuries
06/19/17 P Chad Qualls Back 10-day DL (06/16)
06/19/17 LF David Dahl Ribs 10-day DL (03/30)
06/07/17 LF Gerardo Parra Quad 10-day DL (06/07)
06/03/17 P Tyler Anderson Knee 10-day DL (06/01)
04/13/17 P Jonathan Gray Foot 10-day DL (04/14)
03/16/17 P Chad Bettis Illness 60-day DL (03/26)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Diamondbacks have a 44-26 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Taijuan Walker has a 5-3 record with an earned run average of 3.32 and a WHIP of 1.30. He has 52 strikeouts over his 57 innings pitched and he's given up 55 hits. He allows 8.7 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.32. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.38 and they have given up 179 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .222 against the bullpen and they've struck out 229 hitters and walked 82 batters. As a team, Arizona allows 8 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.4 batters per nine innings. They are 2nd in the league in team earned run average at 3.43. The Diamondbacks pitchers collectively have given up 556 base hits and 239 earned runs. They have allowed 72 home runs this season, ranking them 30th in the league. Arizona as a pitching staff has walked 223 batters and struck out 655. They have walked 3.2 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.4 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.24 and their FIP as a unit is 3.65.
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As a team Arizona is hitting .263, good for 9th in the league. The Diamondbacks hold a .451 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .332, which is good for 9th in baseball. They rank 7th in MLB with 9.1 hits per game. Chris Owings is hitting .292 with an on-base percentage of .327. He has 71 hits this season in 243 at bats with 39 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .465 and an OPS+ of 97. Paul Goldschmidt is hitting .324 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .442. He has totaled 81 hits and he has driven in 57 men in 250 at bats. His OPS+ is 159 while his slugging percentage is at .596. The Diamondbacks have 636 hits, including 134 doubles and 94 home runs. Arizona has walked 233 times so far this season and they have struck out 617 times as a unit. They have left 474 men on base and have a team OPS of .782. They score 5.13 runs per contest and have scored a total of 359 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Colorado has a 46-26 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 2.25, Jeff Hoffman has a 4-0 record and a 0.94 WHIP. He has 36 strikeouts over the 32 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 24 hits. He allows 6.8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 2.75. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.20 and they have given up 209 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .237 against the Rockies bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 235 batters and walked 89 opposing hitters. As a team, Colorado allows 8.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 8 batters per nine innings. They are 10th in the league in team earned run average at 4.13. The Rockies pitchers as a team have surrendered 603 base knocks and 295 earned runs this season. They have given up 84 home runs this year, which ranks 20th in Major League Baseball. Colorado as a staff has walked 239 hitters and struck out 572 batters. They give up a walk 3.3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.31 while their FIP as a staff is 4.28.
As a team, they are batting .275, good for 3rd in the league. The Rockies hold a .447 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .334, which is good for 8th in baseball. They rank 4th in MLB with 9.4 hits per contest. Charlie Blackmon comes into this matchup batting .328 with an OBP of .377. He has 95 hits this year along with 54 RBI in 290 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .610 with an OPS+ of 137. Nolan Arenado is hitting .299 this season and he has an OBP of .352. He has collected 84 hits in 281 at bats while driving in 55 runs. He has an OPS+ of 122 and a slugging percentage of .573. The Rockies as a unit have 679 base hits, including 131 doubles and 87 homers. Colorado has walked 209 times this year and they have struck out on 615 occasions. They have had 460 men left on base and have an OPS of .781. They have scored 5.32 runs per game and totaled 383 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Diamondbacks/Rockies MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Diamondbacks +130
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