Colorado Rockies at Arizona Diamondbacks 9/12/2017 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Tuesday, September 12, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Jon Gray vs. Taijuan Walker
Chase Field is the site of the matchup between the Colorado Rockies and the Arizona Diamondbacks on Tuesday, September 12, 2017. The probable starting pitchers are Jon Gray for the Rockies and Taijuan Walker for the Diamondbacks.
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Colorado opens at +132 while Arizona opens at -142. The Rockies have a 60-77-6 over/under record and a 73-70-0 run line mark. The Diamondbacks are 79-64-0 against the run line and have a 65-71-7 over/under record.
Valuable Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Colorado Rockies are 60-77-6 against the over/under
The Colorado Rockies are 73-70-0 against the run line
Important Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 65-71-7 against the over/under
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 79-64-0 against the run line
Key Colorado Rockies Injuries
09/11/17 P Jairo Diaz Arm 60-day DL (09/11)
06/19/17 LF David Dahl Ribs 60-day DL (03/30)
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 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 78-65 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Jon Gray has a 7-4 record with an earned run average of 4.07 and a WHIP of 1.40. He has 82 strikeouts over his 86.1 innings pitched and he's given up 93 hits. He allows 9.7 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.46. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.43 and they have given up 466 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .250 against the bullpen and they've struck out 480 hitters and walked 185 batters. As a team, Colorado allows 9.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 8 batters per nine innings. They are 18th in the league in team earned run average at 4.6. The Rockies pitchers collectively have given up 1,289 base hits and 650 earned runs. They have allowed 177 home runs this season, ranking them 16th in the league. Colorado as a pitching staff has walked 478 batters and struck out 1,126. They have walked 3.4 men per 9 innings while striking out 8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.39 and their FIP as a unit is 4.42.
As a team Colorado is hitting .273, good for 2nd in the league. The Rockies hold a .443 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .337, which is good for 4th in baseball. They rank 2nd in MLB with 9.3 hits per game. Nolan Arenado is hitting .310 with an on-base percentage of .370. He has 169 hits this season in 546 at bats with 119 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .586 and an OPS+ of 131. Charlie Blackmon is hitting .339 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .405. He has totaled 195 hits and he has driven in 89 men in 576 at bats. His OPS+ is 147 while his slugging percentage is at .618. The Rockies have 1,335 hits, including 263 doubles and 170 home runs. Colorado has walked 453 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,261 times as a unit. They have left 962 men on base and have a team OPS of .780. They score 5.13 runs per contest and have scored a total of 733 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Arizona has a 83-60 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.33, Taijuan Walker has a 9-7 record and a 1.29 WHIP. He has 124 strikeouts over the 137.2 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 128 hits. He allows 8.4 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.82 and they have given up 397 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .237 against the Diamondbacks bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 433 batters and walked 166 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 3.61. The Diamondbacks pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,157 base knocks and 511 earned runs this season. They have given up 148 home runs this year, which ranks 30th in Major League Baseball. Arizona as a staff has walked 452 hitters and struck out 1,321 batters. They give up a walk 3.2 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.3 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.26 while their FIP as a staff is 3.73.
As a team, they are batting .254, good for 17th in the league. The Diamondbacks hold a .443 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 .312 with an OBP of .421. He has 154 hits this year along with 111 RBI in 493 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .596 with an OPS+ of 152. David Peralta is hitting .296 this season and he has an OBP of .350. He has collected 139 hits in 469 at bats while driving in 48 runs. He has an OPS+ of 98 and a slugging percentage of .446. The Diamondbacks as a unit have 1,242 base hits, including 276 doubles and 193 homers. Arizona has walked 503 times this year and they have struck out on 1,316 occasions. They have had 990 men left on base and have an OPS of .772. They have scored 4.97 runs per game and totaled 710 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Rockies/Diamondbacks MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Diamondbacks -142
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