Arizona Diamondbacks at Colorado Rockies 7/12/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Thursday, July 12, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Robbie Ray vs. Kyle Freeland
Coors Field is the site of the matchup between the Arizona Diamondbacks and the Colorado Rockies on Thursday, July 12, 2018. The probable starting pitchers are Robbie Ray for the Diamondbacks and Kyle Freeland for the Rockies.
Arizona opens at -125 while Colorado opens at +106. The Diamondbacks have a 43-44-5 over/under record and a 49-43-0 run line mark. The Rockies are 45-46-0 against the run line and have a 40-44-7 over/under record.
Valuable Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 43-44-5 against the over/under
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 49-43-0 against the run line
Important Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Colorado Rockies are 40-44-7 against the over/under
The Colorado Rockies are 45-46-0 against the run line
Key Arizona Diamondbacks Injuries
07/08/18 RF Jarrod Dyson Groin 10-day DL (07/05)
06/30/18 SS Deven Marrero Oblique 10-day DL (06/29)
06/25/18 P Clay Buchholz Oblique 10-day DL (06/25)
06/01/18 P Taijuan Walker Forearm is out for season
05/09/18 P Braden Shipley Elbow 10-day DL (05/07)
Key Colorado Rockies Injuries
07/08/18 P Mike Dunn Undisclosed 10-day DL (07/07)
07/08/18 C Tom Murphy Personal is out indefinitely
07/04/18 P Chad Bettis Finger 10-day DL (07/03)
06/24/18 P Bryan Shaw Calf 10-day DL (06/24)
06/02/18 CF David Dahl Foot 10-day DL (06/01)
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 51-41 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Robbie Ray has a 3-1 record with an earned run average of 5.23 and a WHIP of 1.49 this year. He has 65 strikeouts over his 43 innings pitched and he's given up 40 hits. He's allowed 8.4 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.87. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.49 and they have given up 254 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .214 against the bullpen and they've struck out 278 hitters and walked 111 batters. As a team, Arizona allows 8 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.7 batters per nine innings. They are 3rd in the league in team earned run average at 3.48. The Diamondbacks pitchers collectively have given up 739 base hits and 323 earned runs. They have allowed 104 home runs this season, ranking them 18th in the league. Arizona as a pitching staff has walked 287 batters and struck out 806. They have walked 3.1 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.23 and their FIP as a unit is 3.96.
As a team Arizona is hitting .231, good for 28th in the league. The Diamondbacks hold a .399 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .310, which is good for 23rd in baseball. They rank 27th in MLB with 7.8 hits per game. Paul Goldschmidt is hitting .280 with an on-base percentage of .388. He has 95 hits this season in 339 at bats with 51 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .537 and an OPS+ of 140. David Peralta is hitting .290 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .352. He has totaled 95 hits and he has driven in 52 men in 328 at bats. His OPS+ is 123 while his slugging percentage is at .512. The Diamondbacks have 716 hits, including 144 doubles and 104 home runs. Arizona has walked 331 times so far this season and they have struck out 845 times as a unit. They have left 608 men on base and have a team OPS of .709. They score 4.48 runs per contest and have scored a total of 412 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Colorado has a 46-45 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.18, Kyle Freeland has a 8-6 record and a 1.21 WHIP this season. He has 88 strikeouts over the 110.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 96 hits. He allows 7.8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.13. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.35 and they have given up 296 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .263 against the Rockies bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 284 batters and walked 138 opposing hitters. As a team, Colorado allows 8.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.5 batters per nine innings. They are 26th in the league in team earned run average at 4.79. The Rockies pitchers as a team have surrendered 798 base knocks and 430 earned runs this season. They have given up 110 home runs this year, which ranks 12th in Major League Baseball. Colorado as a staff has walked 317 hitters and struck out 766 batters. They give up a walk 3.5 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.5 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.38 while their FIP as a staff is 4.30.
As a team, they are batting .252, good for 9th in the league. The Rockies hold a .424 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .317, which is good for 15th in baseball. They rank 10th in MLB with 8.6 hits per contest. Charlie Blackmon comes into this matchup batting .277 with an OBP of .348. He has 96 hits this year along with 41 RBI in 346 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .477 with an OPS+ of 107. Nolan Arenado is hitting .309 this season and he has an OBP of .393. He has collected 100 hits in 324 at bats while driving in 64 runs. He has an OPS+ of 146 and a slugging percentage of .593. The Rockies as a unit have 782 base hits, including 147 doubles and 114 homers. Colorado has walked 275 times this year and they have struck out on 792 occasions. They have had 580 men left on base and have an OPS of .740. They have scored 4.67 runs per game and totaled 425 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Diamondbacks/Rockies MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Rockies +106
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