Colorado Rockies at Arizona Diamondbacks 7/22/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Sunday, July 22, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Antonio Senzatela vs. Zack Greinke
The Colorado Rockies head to Chase Field on Sunday, July 22, 2018 to take on the Arizona Diamondbacks. The expected starting pitchers are Antonio Senzatela for the Rockies and Zack Greinke for the Diamondbacks.
The odds for this matchup have Colorado at +169 and Arizona at -179. The Rockies have a 43-47-7 over/under mark and a 50-47-0 run line record. The Diamondbacks are 51-47-0 against the run line and have a 45-48-5 over/under record.
Valuable Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Colorado Rockies are 43-47-7 against the over/under
The Colorado Rockies are 50-47-0 against the run line
Important Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 45-48-5 against the over/under
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 51-47-0 against the run line
Key Colorado Rockies Injuries
07/21/18 2B DJ LeMahieu Oblique is out indefinitely
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 52-45 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Antonio Senzatela has a 3-2 record with an earned run average of 5.34 and a WHIP of 1.32 this year. He has 20 strikeouts over his 30.1 innings pitched and he's given up 31 hits. He allows 9.2 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.21. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.22 and they have given up 312 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .259 against the bullpen and they've struck out 305 hitters and walked 144 batters. As a team, Colorado allows 8.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.6 batters per nine innings. They are 26th in the league in team earned run average at 4.72. The Rockies pitchers collectively have given up 851 base hits and 452 earned runs. They have allowed 111 home runs this season, ranking them 16th in the league. Colorado as a pitching staff has walked 332 batters and struck out 819. They have walked 3.5 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.6 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.37 and their FIP as a unit is 4.20.
As a team Colorado is hitting .258, good for 7th in the league. The Rockies hold a .437 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .323, which is good for 10th in baseball. They rank 7th in MLB with 8.8 hits per game. Nolan Arenado is hitting .316 with an on-base percentage of .398. He has 110 hits this season in 348 at bats with 72 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .603 and an OPS+ of 149. Charlie Blackmon is hitting .288 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .357. He has totaled 107 hits and he has driven in 45 men in 371 at bats. His OPS+ is 114 while his slugging percentage is at .496. The Rockies have 855 hits, including 161 doubles and 127 home runs. Colorado has walked 299 times so far this season and they have struck out 829 times as a unit. They have left 621 men on base and have a team OPS of .760. They score 4.93 runs per contest and have scored a total of 478 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Arizona has a 53-45 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.18, Zack Greinke has a 10-5 record and a 1.11 WHIP this season. He has 124 strikeouts over the 121.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 112 hits. He allows 8.3 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.49. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.98 and they have given up 280 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .221 against the Diamondbacks bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 296 batters and walked 125 opposing hitters. As a team, Arizona allows 8.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.6 batters per nine innings. They are 6th in the league in team earned run average at 3.69. The Diamondbacks pitchers as a team have surrendered 797 base knocks and 364 earned runs this season. They have given up 114 home runs this year, which ranks 13th in Major League Baseball. Arizona as a staff has walked 309 hitters and struck out 852 batters. They give up a walk 3.1 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.6 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.25 while their FIP as a staff is 4.06.
As a team, they are batting .231, good for 28th in the league. The Diamondbacks hold a .396 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .308, which is good for 24th in baseball. They rank 28th in MLB with 7.8 hits per contest. David Peralta comes into this matchup batting .289 with an OBP of .350. He has 101 hits this year along with 53 RBI in 349 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .504 with an OPS+ of 119. Paul Goldschmidt is hitting .278 this season and he has an OBP of .384. He has collected 100 hits in 360 at bats while driving in 52 runs. He has an OPS+ of 135 and a slugging percentage of .528. The Diamondbacks as a unit have 761 base hits, including 156 doubles and 107 homers. Arizona has walked 348 times this year and they have struck out on 898 occasions. They have had 649 men left on base and have an OPS of .704. They have scored 4.4 runs per game and totaled 431 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Rockies/Diamondbacks MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Diamondbacks -179
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