Arizona Diamondbacks at Colorado Rockies 9/1/2017 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Friday, September 1, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Taijuan Walker vs. Kyle Freeland
Coors Field is the site of the matchup between the Arizona Diamondbacks and the Colorado Rockies on Friday, September 1, 2017. The probable starting pitchers are Taijuan Walker for the Diamondbacks and Kyle Freeland for the Rockies.
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Arizona opens at +100 while Colorado opens at -110. The Diamondbacks have a 60-66-7 over/under record and a 72-61-0 run line mark. The Rockies are 68-65-0 against the run line and have a 53-74-6 over/under record.
Valuable Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 60-66-7 against the over/under
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 72-61-0 against the run line
Important Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Colorado Rockies are 53-74-6 against the over/under
The Colorado Rockies are 68-65-0 against the run line
Key Arizona Diamondbacks Injuries
08/23/17 C Jeff Mathis Hand 10-day DL (08/23)
07/31/17 SS Chris Owings Finger 60-day DL (07/31)
07/28/17 RF Yasmany Tomas Groin 60-day DL (06/03)
07/16/17 P Randall Delgado Elbow 10-day DL (07/16)
06/28/17 SS Nick Ahmed Hand 60-day DL (06/28)
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
08/22/17 C Ryan Hanigan Groin 10-day DL (08/22)
06/26/17 P Tyler Anderson Knee 10-day DL (06/26)
06/19/17 LF David Dahl Ribs 60-day DL (03/30)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Diamondbacks have a 75-58 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Taijuan Walker has a 7-7 record with an earned run average of 3.55 and a WHIP of 1.30. He has 110 strikeouts over his 126.2 innings pitched and he's given up 121 hits. He allows 8.6 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.14. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.84 and they have given up 372 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .239 against the bullpen and they've struck out 404 hitters and walked 155 batters. As a team, Arizona allows 8.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.3 batters per nine innings. They are 3rd in the league in team earned run average at 3.66. The Diamondbacks pitchers collectively have given up 1,090 base hits and 482 earned runs. They have allowed 145 home runs this season, ranking them 28th in the league. Arizona as a pitching staff has walked 418 batters and struck out 1,217. They have walked 3.2 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.3 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.27 and their FIP as a unit is 3.81.
As a team Arizona is hitting .254, good for 19th in the league. The Diamondbacks hold a .440 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .327, which is good for 14th in baseball. They rank 18th in MLB with 8.6 hits per game. Paul Goldschmidt is hitting .318 with an on-base percentage of .428. He has 150 hits this season in 472 at bats with 107 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .604 and an OPS+ of 156. David Peralta is hitting .302 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .354. He has totaled 131 hits and he has driven in 44 men in 434 at bats. His OPS+ is 103 while his slugging percentage is at .461. The Diamondbacks have 1,150 hits, including 258 doubles and 174 home runs. Arizona has walked 463 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,218 times as a unit. They have left 921 men on base and have a team OPS of .767. They score 4.86 runs per contest and have scored a total of 647 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Colorado has a 72-61 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.81, Kyle Freeland has a 11-8 record and a 1.40 WHIP. He has 94 strikeouts over the 139.1 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 143 hits. He allows 9.2 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.66. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.40 and they have given up 427 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .251 against the Rockies bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 430 batters and walked 169 opposing hitters. As a team, Colorado allows 9.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.9 batters per nine innings. They are 20th in the league in team earned run average at 4.61. The Rockies pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,197 base knocks and 605 earned runs this season. They have given up 164 home runs this year, which ranks 16th in Major League Baseball. Colorado as a staff has walked 444 hitters and struck out 1,032 batters. They give up a walk 3.4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.9 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.39 while their FIP as a staff is 4.42.
As a team, they are batting .273, good for 2nd in the league. The Rockies hold a .443 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .336, which is good for 7th in baseball. They rank 3rd in MLB with 9.4 hits per contest. Nolan Arenado comes into this matchup batting .305 with an OBP of .360. He has 156 hits this year along with 111 RBI in 512 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .584 with an OPS+ of 127. Charlie Blackmon is hitting .339 this season and he has an OBP of .401. He has collected 182 hits in 537 at bats while driving in 84 runs. He has an OPS+ of 147 and a slugging percentage of .622. The Rockies as a unit have 1,245 base hits, including 237 doubles and 160 homers. Colorado has walked 407 times this year and they have struck out on 1,161 occasions. They have had 877 men left on base and have an OPS of .779. They have scored 5.12 runs per game and totaled 681 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Diamondbacks/Rockies MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Rockies -110
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