Arizona Diamondbacks at Colorado Rockies 6/8/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Friday, June 8, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Zack Greinke vs. German Marquez
The Arizona Diamondbacks visit Coors Field on Friday, June 8, 2018 to play the Colorado Rockies. The probable starters are Zack Greinke for the Diamondbacks and German Marquez for the Rockies.
The opening line for this matchup has Arizona at -103 and Colorado at -107. The Diamondbacks have a 28-31-2 over/under record and a 31-30-0 run line mark. The Rockies are 30-31-0 against the run line and have a 24-31-6 over/under record.
Valuable Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 28-31-2 against the over/under
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 31-30-0 against the run line
Important Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Colorado Rockies are 24-31-6 against the over/under
The Colorado Rockies are 30-31-0 against the run line
Key Arizona Diamondbacks Injuries
06/03/18 P Jorge De La Rosa Achilles 10-day DL (06/02)
06/01/18 P Taijuan Walker Forearm is out for season
05/23/18 RF Steven Souza Jr. Pectoral 10-day DL (05/22)
05/21/18 P Randall Delgado Oblique 60-day DL (03/26)
05/15/18 CF A.J. Pollock Thumb 10-day DL (05/15)
05/09/18 P Braden Shipley Elbow 10-day DL (05/07)
04/30/18 P Robbie Ray Oblique 10-day DL (04/30)
03/26/18 P Shelby Miller Elbow 60-day DL (02/19)
Key Colorado Rockies Injuries
06/02/18 CF David Dahl Foot 10-day DL (06/01)
05/28/18 P Adam Ottavino Oblique 10-day DL (05/28)
04/24/18 P Carlos Estevez Oblique 60-day DL (03/26)
03/30/18 P Zac Rosscup Finger 60-day DL (03/26)
03/26/18 P Rayan Gonzalez Elbow 60-day DL (03/12)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Diamondbacks have a 32-29 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Zack Greinke has a 4-4 record with an earned run average of 3.44 and a WHIP of 1.05 this season. He has 78 strikeouts over his 73.1 innings pitched and he's given up 66 hits. He's allowed 8.1 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.47. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.66 and they have given up 161 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .214 against the bullpen and they've struck out 179 hitters and walked 70 batters. As a team, Arizona allows 7.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.8 batters per nine innings. They are 4th in the league in team earned run average at 3.41. The Diamondbacks pitchers collectively have given up 472 base hits and 208 earned runs. They have allowed 69 home runs this season, ranking them 14th in the league. Arizona as a pitching staff has walked 184 batters and struck out 535. They have walked 3 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.20 and their FIP as a unit is 3.91.
As a team Arizona is hitting .218, good for 30th in the league. The Diamondbacks hold a .380 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .296, which is good for 29th in baseball. They rank 30th in MLB with 7.1 hits per game. Paul Goldschmidt is hitting .233 with an on-base percentage of .344. He has 51 hits this season in 219 at bats with 22 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .429 and an OPS+ of 103. David Peralta is hitting .256 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .324. He has totaled 55 hits and he has driven in 27 men in 215 at bats. His OPS+ is 100 while his slugging percentage is at .442. The Diamondbacks have 436 hits, including 89 doubles and 65 home runs. Arizona has walked 215 times so far this season and they have struck out 565 times as a unit. They have left 379 men on base and have a team OPS of .676. They score 3.93 runs per contest and have scored a total of 240 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Colorado has a 32-29 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.38, German Marquez has a 4-5 record and a 1.46 WHIP. He has 62 strikeouts over the 63.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 66 hits. He's allowing 9.3 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.26. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.03 and they have given up 193 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .249 against the Rockies bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 204 batters and walked 87 opposing hitters. As a team, Colorado allows 8.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.5 batters per nine innings. They are 24th in the league in team earned run average at 4.7. The Rockies pitchers as a team have surrendered 537 base knocks and 283 earned runs this season. They have given up 71 home runs this year, which ranks 11th in Major League Baseball. Colorado as a staff has walked 205 hitters and struck out 509 batters. They give up a walk 3.4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.5 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.37 while their FIP as a staff is 4.18.
As a team, they are batting .244, good for 17th in the league. The Rockies hold a .407 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .315, which is good for 18th in baseball. They rank 19th in MLB with 8.2 hits per contest. Charlie Blackmon comes into this matchup batting .288 with an OBP of .373. He has 64 hits this year along with 30 RBI in 222 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .514 with an OPS+ of 125. Nolan Arenado is hitting .325 this season and he has an OBP of .418. He has collected 68 hits in 209 at bats while driving in 36 runs. He has an OPS+ of 153 and a slugging percentage of .579. The Rockies as a unit have 501 base hits, including 85 doubles and 73 homers. Colorado has walked 203 times this year and they have struck out on 536 occasions. They have had 397 men left on base and have an OPS of .722. They have scored 4.41 runs per game and totaled 269 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Diamondbacks/Rockies MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Rockies -107
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