Colorado Rockies at Arizona Diamondbacks 9/23/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Sunday, September 23, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Kyle Freeland vs. Zack Godley
Chase Field is the site of the matchup between the Colorado Rockies and the Arizona Diamondbacks on Sunday, September 23, 2018. The probable starting pitchers are Kyle Freeland for the Rockies and Zack Godley for the Diamondbacks.
Colorado opens at -110 while Arizona opens at -110. The Rockies have a 63-82-8 over/under record and a 78-75-0 run line mark. The Diamondbacks are 80-74-0 against the run line and have a 71-77-6 over/under record.
Valuable Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Colorado Rockies are 63-82-8 against the over/under
The Colorado Rockies are 78-75-0 against the run line
Important Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 71-77-6 against the over/under
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 80-74-0 against the run line
Key Colorado Rockies Injuries
09/22/18 SS Trevor Story Elbow is out indefinitely
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 83-70 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Kyle Freeland has a 15-7 record with an earned run average of 2.95 and a WHIP of 1.23 this year. He has 163 strikeouts over his 189.1 innings pitched and he's given up 164 hits. He's allowed 7.8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.77. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.71 and they have given up 455 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .246 against the bullpen and they've struck out 487 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 4.46. The Rockies pitchers collectively have given up 1,297 base hits and 675 earned runs. They have allowed 176 home runs this season, ranking them 15th in the league. Colorado as a pitching staff has walked 498 batters and struck out 1,318. 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 4.11.
As a team Colorado is hitting .254, good for 10th in the league. The Rockies hold a .427 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. Nolan Arenado is hitting .294 with an on-base percentage of .372. He has 162 hits this season in 551 at bats with 102 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .548 and an OPS+ of 130. Charlie Blackmon is hitting .287 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .355. He has totaled 168 hits and he has driven in 65 men in 586 at bats. His OPS+ is 113 while his slugging percentage is at .493. The Rockies have 1,321 hits, including 262 doubles and 188 home runs. Colorado has walked 463 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,321 times as a unit. They have left 995 men on base and have a team OPS of .746. They score 4.66 runs per contest and have scored a total of 713 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Arizona has a 79-75 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.79, Zack Godley has a 14-10 record and a 1.45 WHIP this season. He has 175 strikeouts over the 167.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 166 hits. He allows 8.9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.89. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.64 and they have given up 458 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .239 against the Diamondbacks bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 458 batters and walked 196 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 3.74. The Diamondbacks pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,244 base knocks and 575 earned runs this season. They have given up 168 home runs this year, which ranks 20th in Major League Baseball. Arizona as a staff has walked 479 hitters and struck out 1,367 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 .311, which is good for 23rd in baseball. They rank 29th in MLB with 8.0 hits per contest. David Peralta comes into this matchup batting .297 with an OBP of .353. He has 159 hits this year along with 84 RBI in 536 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .522 with an OPS+ of 126. Paul Goldschmidt is hitting .298 this season and he has an OBP of .398. He has collected 169 hits in 568 at bats while driving in 83 runs. He has an OPS+ of 146 and a slugging percentage of .551. The Diamondbacks as a unit have 1,225 base hits, including 250 doubles and 166 homers. Arizona has walked 534 times this year and they have struck out on 1,388 occasions. They have had 1,035 men left on base and have an OPS of .711. They have scored 4.33 runs per game and totaled 667 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Rockies/Diamondbacks MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Rockies -110
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