Friday, April 28, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Kyle Freeland vs. Robbie Ray
The Colorado Rockies visit Chase Field on Friday, April 28, 2017 to play the Arizona Diamondbacks. The probable starters are Kyle Freeland for the Rockies and Robbie Ray for the Diamondbacks.
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The opening line for this matchup has Colorado at +133 and Arizona at -143. The Rockies have a 9-13-0 over/under record and a 12-10-0 run line mark. The Diamondbacks are 13-10-0 against the run line and have a 13-9-1 over/under record.
Valuable Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Colorado Rockies are 9-13-0 against the over/under
The Colorado Rockies are 12-10-0 against the run line
Important Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 13-9-1 against the over/under
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 13-10-0 against the run line
Key Colorado Rockies Injuries
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 1B Ian Desmond Hand 10-day DL (3/30)
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)
Key Arizona Diamondbacks Injuries
04/27/17 3B Brandon Drury Knee injured last game, "?" Thursday vs. San Diego Padres
04/24/17 P Shelby Miller Elbow 10-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)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Rockies have a 14-8 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Kyle Freeland has a 2-1 record with an earned run average of 3.32 and a WHIP of 1.48. He has 14 strikeouts over his 21.2 innings pitched and he's given up 22 hits. He allows 9.1 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.94. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.51 and they have given up 60 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .218 against the bullpen and they've struck out 80 hitters and walked 25 batters. As a team, Colorado allows 8.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.7 batters per nine innings. They are 25th in the league in team earned run average at 4.34. The Rockies pitchers collectively have given up 181 base hits and 94 earned runs. They have allowed 21 home runs this season, ranking them 22nd in the league. Colorado as a pitching staff has walked 68 batters and struck out 166. They have walked 3.1 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.28 and their FIP as a unit is 3.81.
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As a team Colorado is hitting .255, good for 8th in the league. The Rockies hold a .451 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .315, which is good for 15th in baseball. They rank 13th in MLB with 8.4 hits per game. Nolan Arenado is hitting .321 with an on-base percentage of .378. He has 26 hits this season in 81 at bats with 15 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .654 and an OPS+ of 153. Gerardo Parra is hitting .311 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .344. He has totaled 19 hits and he has driven in 12 men in 61 at bats. His OPS+ is 107 while his slugging percentage is at .492. The Rockies have 185 hits, including 39 doubles and 31 home runs. Colorado has walked 59 times so far this season and they have struck out 173 times as a unit. They have left 130 men on base and have a team OPS of .766. They score 4.73 runs per contest and have scored a total of 104 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Arizona has a 14-9 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.42, Robbie Ray has a 2-0 record and a 1.39 WHIP. He has 30 strikeouts over the 23.2 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 19 hits. He allows 7.2 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.86. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.09 and they have given up 69 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .254 against the Diamondbacks bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 66 batters and walked 22 opposing hitters. As a team, Arizona allows 8.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.9 batters per nine innings. They are 18th in the league in team earned run average at 4.07. The Diamondbacks pitchers as a team have surrendered 198 base knocks and 91 earned runs this season. They have given up 23 home runs this year, which ranks 17th in Major League Baseball. Arizona as a staff has walked 73 hitters and struck out 199 batters. They give up a walk 3.3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.9 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.35 while their FIP as a staff is 3.65.
As a team, they are batting .276, good for 2nd in the league. The Diamondbacks hold a .443 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .339, which is good for 4th in baseball. They rank 2nd in MLB with 9.6 hits per contest. Yasmany Tomas comes into this matchup batting .297 with an OBP of .329. He has 22 hits this year along with 15 RBI in 74 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .568 with an OPS+ of 128. Paul Goldschmidt is hitting .321 this season and he has an OBP of .459. He has collected 25 hits in 78 at bats while driving in 18 runs. He has an OPS+ of 167 and a slugging percentage of .564. The Diamondbacks as a unit have 220 base hits, including 45 doubles and 24 homers. Arizona has walked 72 times this year and they have struck out on 217 occasions. They have had 161 men left on base and have an OPS of .783. They have scored 5.48 runs per game and totaled 126 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Rockies/Diamondbacks MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Rockies +133
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