Arizona Diamondbacks at Colorado Rockies 9/13/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Thursday, September 13, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Clay Buchholz vs. Kyle Freeland
The Arizona Diamondbacks head to Coors Field on Thursday, September 13, 2018 to take on the Colorado Rockies. The expected starting pitchers are Clay Buchholz for the Diamondbacks and Kyle Freeland for the Rockies.
The odds for this matchup have Arizona at +122 and Colorado at -132. The Diamondbacks have a 65-74-6 over/under mark and a 77-68-0 run line record. The Rockies are 74-70-0 against the run line and have a 60-76-8 over/under record.
Valuable Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 65-74-6 against the over/under
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 77-68-0 against the run line
Important Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Colorado Rockies are 60-76-8 against the over/under
The Colorado Rockies are 74-70-0 against the run line
Key Arizona Diamondbacks Injuries
09/04/18 3B Jake Lamb Shoulder 60-day DL (09/04)
07/12/18 P Shelby Miller Elbow 60-day DL (07/12)
07/08/18 RF Jarrod Dyson Groin 60-day DL (07/05)
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
09/06/18 CF Yonathan Daza Shoulder 60-day DL (09/04)
07/08/18 P Mike Dunn Undisclosed 60-day DL (07/07)
04/24/18 P Carlos Estevez Oblique 60-day DL (03/26)
03/26/18 P Rayan Gonzalez Elbow 60-day DL (03/12)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Diamondbacks have a 77-68 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Clay Buchholz has a 7-2 record with an earned run average of 2.01 and a WHIP of 1.04 this year. He has 81 strikeouts over his 98.1 innings pitched and he's given up 80 hits. He allows 7.3 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.46. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.42 and they have given up 412 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .232 against the bullpen and they've struck out 424 hitters and walked 180 batters. As a team, Arizona allows 8 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.9 batters per nine innings. They are 3rd in the league in team earned run average at 3.62. The Diamondbacks pitchers collectively have given up 1,156 base hits and 526 earned runs. They have allowed 158 home runs this season, ranking them 21st in the league. Arizona as a pitching staff has walked 445 batters and struck out 1,292. They have walked 3.1 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.9 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.22 and their FIP as a unit is 3.89.
As a team Arizona is hitting .238, good for 28th in the league. The Diamondbacks hold a .398 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .315, which is good for 20th in baseball. They rank 27th in MLB with 8.0 hits per game. David Peralta is hitting .297 with an on-base percentage of .356. He has 152 hits this season in 511 at bats with 78 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .523 and an OPS+ of 125. Paul Goldschmidt is hitting .299 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .403. He has totaled 161 hits and he has driven in 83 men in 539 at bats. His OPS+ is 147 while his slugging percentage is at .558. The Diamondbacks have 1,166 hits, including 236 doubles and 153 home runs. Arizona has walked 521 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,297 times as a unit. They have left 995 men on base and have a team OPS of .714. They score 4.38 runs per contest and have scored a total of 635 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Colorado has a 79-65 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 2.91, Kyle Freeland has a 14-7 record and a 1.24 WHIP this season. He has 153 strikeouts over the 176.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 155 hits. He allows 7.9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.78. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.87 and they have given up 439 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .250 against the Rockies bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 459 batters and walked 199 opposing hitters. As a team, Colorado allows 8.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.7 batters per nine innings. They are 22nd in the league in team earned run average at 4.5. The Rockies pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,233 base knocks and 643 earned runs this season. They have given up 166 home runs this year, which ranks 15th in Major League Baseball. Colorado as a staff has walked 478 hitters and struck out 1,243 batters. They give up a walk 3.3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.33 while their FIP as a staff is 4.13.
As a team, they are batting .256, good for 8th in the league. The Rockies hold a .434 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .320, which is good for 15th in baseball. They rank 7th in MLB with 8.7 hits per contest. Nolan Arenado comes into this matchup batting .296 with an OBP of .379. He has 152 hits this year along with 97 RBI in 513 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .552 with an OPS+ of 133. Charlie Blackmon is hitting .286 this season and he has an OBP of .352. He has collected 159 hits in 556 at bats while driving in 62 runs. He has an OPS+ of 112 and a slugging percentage of .493. The Rockies as a unit have 1,254 base hits, including 250 doubles and 183 homers. Colorado has walked 438 times this year and they have struck out on 1,242 occasions. They have had 935 men left on base and have an OPS of .754. They have scored 4.74 runs per game and totaled 683 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Diamondbacks/Rockies MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Diamondbacks +122
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