Colorado Rockies at Arizona Diamondbacks 10/4/2017 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Wednesday, October 4, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Jon Gray vs. Zack Greinke
Chase Field is the site of the matchup between the Colorado Rockies and the Arizona Diamondbacks on Wednesday, October 4, 2017. This one game playoff is for the NL Wild Card spot. The probable starting pitchers are Jon Gray for the Rockies and Zack Greinke for the Diamondbacks.
Colorado opens at +155 while Arizona opens at -168. The Rockies have a 64-91-7 over/under record and a 82-80-0 run line mark. The Diamondbacks are 87-75-0 against the run line and have a 73-81-8 over/under record.
Valuable Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Colorado Rockies are 64-91-7 against the over/under
The Colorado Rockies are 82-80-0 against the run line
Important Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 73-81-8 against the over/under
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 87-75-0 against the run line
Key Colorado Rockies Injuries
10/01/17 P Jairo Diaz Elbow 60-day DL (09/10)
Key Arizona Diamondbacks Injuries
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 60-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)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Rockies have a 87-75 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Jon Gray has a 10-4 record with an earned run average of 3.67 and a WHIP of 1.30. He has 112 strikeouts over his 110.1 innings pitched and he's given up 113 hits. He allows 9.2 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.18. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.40 and they have given up 530 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .249 against the bullpen and they've struck out 549 hitters and walked 213 batters. As a team, Colorado allows 9.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 8 batters per nine innings. They are 17th in the league in team earned run average at 4.51. The Rockies pitchers collectively have given up 1,453 base hits and 721 earned runs. They have allowed 190 home runs this season, ranking them 22nd in the league. Colorado as a pitching staff has walked 532 batters and struck out 1,270. They have walked 3.3 men per 9 innings while striking out 8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.38 and their FIP as a unit is 4.32.
As a team Colorado is hitting .273, good for 2nd in the league. The Rockies hold a .444 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .338, which is good for 5th in baseball. They rank 2nd in MLB with 9.3 hits per game. Nolan Arenado is hitting .309 with an on-base percentage of .373. He has 187 hits this season in 606 at bats with 130 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .586 and an OPS+ of 132. Charlie Blackmon is hitting .331 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .399. He has totaled 213 hits and he has driven in 104 men in 644 at bats. His OPS+ is 142 while his slugging percentage is at .601. The Rockies have 1,510 hits, including 293 doubles and 192 home runs. Colorado has walked 519 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,408 times as a unit. They have left 1,088 men on base and have a team OPS of .781. They score 5.09 runs per contest and have scored a total of 824 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Arizona has a 93-69 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.20, Zack Greinke has a 17-7 record and a 1.07 WHIP. He has 215 strikeouts over the 202.1 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 172 hits. He allows 7.7 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.31. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.78 and they have given up 454 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .236 against the Diamondbacks bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 494 batters and walked 189 opposing hitters. As a team, Arizona allows 8.2 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 as a team have surrendered 1,309 base knocks and 586 earned runs this season. They have given up 171 home runs this year, which ranks 29th in Major League Baseball. Arizona as a staff has walked 516 hitters and struck out 1,482 batters. They give up a walk 3.2 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.3 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.27 while their FIP as a staff is 3.80.
As a team, they are batting .254, good for 17th in the league. The Diamondbacks hold a .445 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .329, which is good for 13th in baseball. They rank 15th in MLB with 8.7 hits per contest. Paul Goldschmidt comes into this matchup batting .297 with an OBP of .404. He has 166 hits this year along with 120 RBI in 558 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .563 with an OPS+ of 140. Jake Lamb is hitting .248 this season and he has an OBP of .357. He has collected 133 hits in 536 at bats while driving in 105 runs. He has an OPS+ of 110 and a slugging percentage of .487. The Diamondbacks as a unit have 1,405 base hits, including 314 doubles and 220 homers. Arizona has walked 578 times this year and they have struck out on 1,456 occasions. They have had 1,118 men left on base and have an OPS of .774. They have scored 5.01 runs per game and totaled 812 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Rockies/Diamondbacks MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Diamondbacks -168
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