Arizona Diamondbacks at Colorado Rockies 6/9/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Saturday, June 9, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Matt Koch vs. Chad Bettis
The Arizona Diamondbacks visit Coors Field on Saturday, June 9, 2018 to play the Colorado Rockies. The probable starters are Matt Koch for the Diamondbacks and Chad Bettis for the Rockies.
The opening line for this matchup has Arizona at +135 and Colorado at -145. The Diamondbacks have a 28-31-2 over/under record and a 31-30-0 run line mark. The Rockies are 30-32-0 against the run line and have a 25-31-6 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 25-31-6 against the over/under
The Colorado Rockies are 30-32-0 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 Matt Koch has a 4-3 record with an earned run average of 3.76 and a WHIP of 1.16 this season. He has 31 strikeouts over his 55 innings pitched and he's given up 51 hits. He's allowed 8.3 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.04. 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 15th 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 32-30 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.02, Chad Bettis has a 4-1 record and a 1.24 WHIP. He has 47 strikeouts over the 71.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 67 hits. He's allowing 8.4 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.4. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.12 and they have given up 198 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .250 against the Rockies bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 208 batters and walked 91 opposing hitters. As a team, Colorado allows 8.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.4 batters per nine innings. They are 24th in the league in team earned run average at 4.71. The Rockies pitchers as a team have surrendered 547 base knocks and 290 earned runs this season. They have given up 72 home runs this year, which ranks 11th in Major League Baseball. Colorado as a staff has walked 210 hitters and struck out 518 batters. They give up a walk 3.4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.4 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 .316, which is good for 15th in baseball. They rank 17th in MLB with 8.3 hits per contest. Charlie Blackmon comes into this matchup batting .289 with an OBP of .372. He has 66 hits this year along with 30 RBI in 228 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .509 with an OPS+ of 123. Nolan Arenado is hitting .327 this season and he has an OBP of .420. He has collected 70 hits in 214 at bats while driving in 36 runs. He has an OPS+ of 152 and a slugging percentage of .575. The Rockies as a unit have 514 base hits, including 88 doubles and 73 homers. Colorado has walked 206 times this year and they have struck out on 547 occasions. They have had 408 men left on base and have an OPS of .722. They have scored 4.42 runs per game and totaled 274 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Diamondbacks/Rockies MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Rockies -145
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