Colorado Rockies at Arizona Diamondbacks 9/14/2017 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Thursday, September 14, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Chad Bettis vs. Zack Godley
The Colorado Rockies head to Chase Field on Thursday, September 14, 2017 to take on the Arizona Diamondbacks. The expected starting pitchers are Chad Bettis for the Rockies and Zack Godley for the Diamondbacks.
The odds for this matchup have Colorado at +150 and Arizona at -160. The Rockies have a 60-78-7 over/under mark and a 75-70-0 run line record. The Diamondbacks are 79-66-0 against the run line and have a 65-72-8 over/under record.
Valuable Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Colorado Rockies are 60-78-7 against the over/under
The Colorado Rockies are 75-70-0 against the run line
Important Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 65-72-8 against the over/under
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 79-66-0 against the run line
Key Colorado Rockies Injuries
09/11/17 P Jairo Diaz Arm 60-day DL (09/11)
09/11/17 P Kyle Freeland Shoulder left last game, "?" for next scheduled start
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 80-65 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Chad Bettis has a 1-2 record with an earned run average of 4.98 and a WHIP of 1.25. He has 23 strikeouts over his 34.1 innings pitched and he's given up 38 hits. He allows 10 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.36. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.40 and they have given up 471 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .248 against the bullpen and they've struck out 484 hitters and walked 187 batters. As a team, Colorado allows 9.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.9 batters per nine innings. They are 18th in the league in team earned run average at 4.59. The Rockies pitchers collectively have given up 1,296 base hits and 654 earned runs. They have allowed 177 home runs this season, ranking them 17th in the league. Colorado as a pitching staff has walked 484 batters and struck out 1,131. They have walked 3.4 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.9 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 .272, 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 4th in baseball. They rank 2nd in MLB with 9.3 hits per game. Charlie Blackmon is hitting .338 with an on-base percentage of .404. He has 196 hits this season in 580 at bats with 89 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .617 and an OPS+ of 147. Nolan Arenado is hitting .311 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .370. He has totaled 171 hits and he has driven in 123 men in 550 at bats. His OPS+ is 132 while his slugging percentage is at .593. The Rockies have 1,343 hits, including 267 doubles and 171 home runs. Colorado has walked 454 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,271 times as a unit. They have left 966 men on base and have a team OPS of .780. They score 5.12 runs per contest and have scored a total of 738 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Arizona has a 83-62 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.18, Zack Godley has a 7-7 record and a 1.10 WHIP. He has 145 strikeouts over the 136 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 103 hits. He allows 6.8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.41. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.88 and they have given up 403 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .238 against the Diamondbacks bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 439 batters and walked 167 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 3.62. The Diamondbacks pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,165 base knocks and 516 earned runs this season. They have given up 149 home runs this year, which ranks 30th in Major League Baseball. Arizona as a staff has walked 453 hitters and struck out 1,331 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 3.72.
As a team, they are batting .254, good for 17th in the league. The Diamondbacks hold a .442 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .329, which is good for 13th in baseball. They rank 17th in MLB with 8.7 hits per contest. David Peralta comes into this matchup batting .294 with an OBP of .348. He has 139 hits this year along with 48 RBI in 473 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .442 with an OPS+ of 98. Paul Goldschmidt is hitting .310 this season and he has an OBP of .418. He has collected 154 hits in 497 at bats while driving in 112 runs. He has an OPS+ of 151 and a slugging percentage of .592. The Diamondbacks as a unit have 1,249 base hits, including 278 doubles and 193 homers. Arizona has walked 509 times this year and they have struck out on 1,321 occasions. They have had 998 men left on base and have an OPS of .771. They have scored 4.96 runs per game and totaled 714 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Rockies/Diamondbacks MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Rockies +150
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