Colorado Rockies at Arizona Diamondbacks 9/22/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Saturday, September 22, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Antonio Senzatela vs. Patrick Corbin
The Colorado Rockies head to Chase Field on Saturday, September 22, 2018 to take on the Arizona Diamondbacks. The expected starting pitchers are Antonio Senzatela for the Rockies and Patrick Corbin for the Diamondbacks.
The odds for this matchup have Colorado at +145 and Arizona at -170. The Rockies have a 62-82-8 over/under mark and a 77-75-0 run line record. The Diamondbacks are 80-73-0 against the run line and have a 70-77-6 over/under record.
Valuable Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Colorado Rockies are 62-82-8 against the over/under
The Colorado Rockies are 77-75-0 against the run line
Important Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 70-77-6 against the over/under
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 80-73-0 against the run line
Key Colorado Rockies Injuries
09/21/18 SS Trevor Story Elbow is questionable Friday vs Arizona Diamondbacks
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)
Key Arizona Diamondbacks Injuries
09/15/18 P Clay Buchholz Elbow is out for season
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)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Rockies have a 82-70 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Antonio Senzatela has a 5-6 record with an earned run average of 4.81 and a WHIP of 1.44 this year. He has 61 strikeouts over his 78.2 innings pitched and he's given up 86 hits. He allows 9.8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.07. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.73 and they have given up 453 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .246 against the bullpen and they've struck out 486 hitters and walked 205 batters. As a team, Colorado allows 8.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.7 batters per nine innings. They are 21st in the league in team earned run average at 4.47. The Rockies pitchers collectively have given up 1,289 base hits and 673 earned runs. They have allowed 175 home runs this season, ranking them 15th in the league. Colorado as a pitching staff has walked 498 batters and struck out 1,306. They have walked 3.3 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.32 and their FIP as a unit is 4.12.
As a team Colorado is hitting .254, good for 10th in the league. The Rockies hold a .428 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .319, which is good for 15th in baseball. They rank 9th in MLB with 8.6 hits per game. Charlie Blackmon is hitting .287 with an on-base percentage of .354. He has 167 hits this season in 582 at bats with 65 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .493 and an OPS+ of 113. Nolan Arenado is hitting .294 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .373. He has totaled 161 hits and he has driven in 101 men in 547 at bats. His OPS+ is 131 while his slugging percentage is at .550. The Rockies have 1,313 hits, including 260 doubles and 188 home runs. Colorado has walked 459 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,314 times as a unit. They have left 989 men on base and have a team OPS of .747. They score 4.65 runs per contest and have scored a total of 707 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Arizona has a 79-74 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.09, Patrick Corbin has a 11-6 record and a 1.03 WHIP this season. He has 237 strikeouts over the 192 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 154 hits. He allows 7.2 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 2.43. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.59 and they have given up 454 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .238 against the Diamondbacks bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 457 batters and walked 194 opposing hitters. As a team, Arizona allows 8.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.9 batters per nine innings. They are 6th in the league in team earned run average at 3.72. The Diamondbacks pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,236 base knocks and 569 earned runs this season. They have given up 168 home runs this year, which ranks 18th in Major League Baseball. Arizona as a staff has walked 475 hitters and struck out 1,360 batters. They give up a walk 3.1 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.9 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.24 while their FIP as a staff is 3.92.
As a team, they are batting .236, good for 29th in the league. The Diamondbacks hold a .399 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .312, which is good for 23rd in baseball. They rank 29th in MLB with 8.0 hits per contest. Paul Goldschmidt comes into this matchup batting .298 with an OBP of .399. He has 168 hits this year along with 83 RBI in 564 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .551 with an OPS+ of 146. David Peralta is hitting .295 this season and he has an OBP of .352. He has collected 157 hits in 532 at bats while driving in 82 runs. He has an OPS+ of 124 and a slugging percentage of .517. The Diamondbacks as a unit have 1,217 base hits, including 247 doubles and 165 homers. Arizona has walked 534 times this year and they have struck out on 1,376 occasions. They have had 1,030 men left on base and have an OPS of .711. They have scored 4.35 runs per game and totaled 665 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Rockies/Diamondbacks MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Diamondbacks -170
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