Colorado Rockies at Arizona Diamondbacks 7/20/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Friday, July 20, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: German Marquez vs. Robbie Ray
The Colorado Rockies head to Chase Field on Friday, July 20, 2018 to take on the Arizona Diamondbacks. The expected starting pitchers are German Marquez for the Rockies and Robbie Ray for the Diamondbacks.
The odds for this matchup have Colorado at +121 and Arizona at -131. The Rockies have a 42-47-7 over/under mark and a 49-47-0 run line record. The Diamondbacks are 51-46-0 against the run line and have a 44-48-5 over/under record.
Valuable Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Colorado Rockies are 42-47-7 against the over/under
The Colorado Rockies are 49-47-0 against the run line
Important Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 44-48-5 against the over/under
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 51-46-0 against the run line
Key Colorado Rockies Injuries
07/15/18 P Harrison Musgrave Hip 10-day DL (07/14)
07/14/18 P Antonio Senzatela Blister 10-day DL (07/10)
07/08/18 P Mike Dunn Undisclosed 10-day DL (07/07)
07/04/18 P Chad Bettis Finger 10-day DL (07/03)
06/02/18 CF David Dahl Foot 10-day DL (06/01)
04/24/18 P Carlos Estevez Oblique 60-day DL (03/26)
03/26/18 P Rayan Gonzalez Elbow 60-day DL (03/12)
Key Arizona Diamondbacks Injuries
07/12/18 P Shelby Miller Elbow 10-day DL (07/12)
07/12/18 P T.J. McFarland Neck 10-day DL (07/12)
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)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Rockies have a 51-45 overall record this season. Starting pitcher German Marquez has a 8-8 record with an earned run average of 4.81 and a WHIP of 1.39 this year. He has 106 strikeouts over his 103 innings pitched and he's given up 106 hits. He allows 9.3 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.43. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.20 and they have given up 306 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .258 against the bullpen and they've struck out 298 hitters and walked 143 batters. As a team, Colorado allows 8.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.5 batters per nine innings. They are 25th in the league in team earned run average at 4.68. The Rockies pitchers collectively have given up 837 base hits and 444 earned runs. They have allowed 111 home runs this season, ranking them 16th in the league. Colorado as a pitching staff has walked 328 batters and struck out 806. They have walked 3.5 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.5 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.37 and their FIP as a unit is 4.21.
As a team Colorado is hitting .258, good for 7th in the league. The Rockies hold a .435 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .322, which is good for 11th in baseball. They rank 7th in MLB with 8.8 hits per game. Charlie Blackmon is hitting .287 with an on-base percentage of .355. He has 105 hits this season in 366 at bats with 45 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .497 and an OPS+ of 113. Nolan Arenado is hitting .312 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .395. He has totaled 107 hits and he has driven in 68 men in 343 at bats. His OPS+ is 145 while his slugging percentage is at .586. The Rockies have 843 hits, including 160 doubles and 124 home runs. Colorado has walked 292 times so far this season and they have struck out 822 times as a unit. They have left 612 men on base and have a team OPS of .757. They score 4.86 runs per contest and have scored a total of 467 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Arizona has a 53-44 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.03, Robbie Ray has a 3-2 record and a 1.49 WHIP this season. He has 73 strikeouts over the 48.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 45 hits. He allows 8.4 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.61. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.85 and they have given up 276 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .220 against the Diamondbacks bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 291 batters and walked 119 opposing hitters. As a team, Arizona allows 8 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.7 batters per nine innings. They are 6th in the league in team earned run average at 3.62. The Diamondbacks pitchers as a team have surrendered 785 base knocks and 353 earned runs this season. They have given up 111 home runs this year, which ranks 15th in Major League Baseball. Arizona as a staff has walked 302 hitters and struck out 845 batters. They give up a walk 3.1 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.24 while their FIP as a staff is 4.01.
As a team, they are batting .229, good for 28th in the league. The Diamondbacks hold a .395 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .307, which is good for 25th in baseball. They rank 29th in MLB with 7.7 hits per contest. Paul Goldschmidt comes into this matchup batting .281 with an OBP of .386. He has 100 hits this year along with 52 RBI in 356 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .534 with an OPS+ of 138. David Peralta is hitting .282 this season and he has an OBP of .344. He has collected 97 hits in 344 at bats while driving in 53 runs. He has an OPS+ of 117 and a slugging percentage of .494. The Diamondbacks as a unit have 747 base hits, including 153 doubles and 107 homers. Arizona has walked 344 times this year and they have struck out on 885 occasions. They have had 641 men left on base and have an OPS of .702. They have scored 4.34 runs per game and totaled 421 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Rockies/Diamondbacks MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Diamondbacks -131
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