Arizona Diamondbacks at Colorado Rockies MLB Betting Tips 5/30/2019
Thursday, May 30, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Taylor Clarke vs. Kyle Freeland
Coors Field is the venue where Trevor Story and the Colorado Rockies (26-27, 4th in NL West) will play the Arizona Diamondbacks (28-27, 3rd in NL West) on Thursday. The Diamondbacks open this matchup at +138 while the Rockies are coming in at -148. The over/under has been set at 12.
The Diamondbacks have been dicey for Las Vegas oddsmakers oddsmakers, having gone 28-27-0 SU. Colorado is covering 49.1% of the time, going 26-27-0 straight up. The Rockies have been excellent for wagerers as a favorite, going 17-10-0 SU. The Diamondbacks cover 48.6% of the time as the underdog, having gone 18-19-0 straight up.
Valuable Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Diamondbacks have been a pretty good Over choice for over/under bettors, having gone 27-26-2.
The Diamondbacks cover 54.8% of the time away from home, having gone 17-14-0 straight up.
Important Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Rockies cover 52.0% of the time at Coors Field, going 13-12-0 SU.
The Rockies have been a strong Over choice for over/under bettors, having gone 29-22-2.
Key Arizona Diamondbacks Injuries
5/27/2019 Luke Weaver SP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Jun 28
5/24/2019 David Peralta LF Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jun 1
5/23/2019 Jake Lamb 1B Quadriceps Expected to be out until at least Jun 3
5/23/2019 Wilmer Flores 2B Foot Expected to be out until at least Jun 25
5/17/2019 Taijuan Walker SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jul 31
3/28/2019 Steven Souza RF Knee Out for the season
3/11/2019 Silvino Bracho RP Elbow Out for the season
Key Colorado Rockies Injuries
5/28/2019 Chris Rusin SP Back Expected to be out until at least May 29
5/28/2019 Tony Wolters C Hand Probable for May 29
5/27/2019 Charlie Blackmon RF Calf Expected to be out until at least Jun 4
5/27/2019 Jon Gray SP Finger Expected to be out until at least Jun 1
5/22/2019 Tyler Anderson SP Knee Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
5/22/2019 Wade Davis RP Oblique Expected to be out until at least Jun 6
5/18/2019 Harrison Musgrave RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least May 31
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Diamondbacks have a 28-27 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Taylor Clarke has a 1-1 record with an earned run average of 2.93 and a WHIP of 1.11 this season. He has 8 strikeouts over his 15.1 innings pitched and he's given up 14 hits. He's allowed 8.2 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.9. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.38 and they have given up 190 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .252 against the bullpen and they've struck out 192 hitters and walked 82 batters. As a team, Arizona allows 8.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.8 batters per nine innings. They are 13th in the league in team earned run average at 4.1. The Diamondbacks pitchers collectively have given up 471 base hits and 228 earned runs. They have allowed 64 home runs this season, ranking them 26th in the league. Arizona as a pitching staff has walked 184 batters and struck out 490. They have walked 3.3 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.31 and their FIP as a unit is 4.08.
As a team Arizona is hitting .258, good for 7th in the league. The Diamondbacks hold a .450 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .323, which is good for 17th in baseball. They rank 3rd in MLB with 9.2 hits per game. Adam Jones is hitting .274 with an on-base percentage of .324. He has 55 hits this season in 201 at bats with 33 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .488 and an OPS+ of 107. Eduardo Escobar is hitting .290 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .353. He has totaled 62 hits and he has driven in 42 men in 214 at bats. His OPS+ is 132 while his slugging percentage is at .561. The Diamondbacks have 506 hits, including 120 doubles and 77 home runs. Arizona has walked 166 times so far this season and they have struck out 483 times as a unit. They have left 385 men on base and have a team OPS of .773. They score 5.18 runs per contest and have scored a total of 285 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Colorado has a 26-27 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 6.71, Kyle Freeland has a 2-6 record and a 1.53 WHIP. He has 48 strikeouts over the 56.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 61 hits. He's allowing 9.7 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 6.08. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.95 and they have given up 172 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .236 against the Rockies bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 165 batters and walked 83 opposing hitters. As a team, Colorado allows 9.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 8 batters per nine innings. They are 26th in the league in team earned run average at 5.03. The Rockies pitchers as a team have surrendered 495 base knocks and 269 earned runs this season. They have given up 76 home runs this year, which ranks 10th in Major League Baseball. Colorado as a staff has walked 188 hitters and struck out 427 batters. They give up a walk 3.5 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.42 while their FIP as a staff is 4.67.
As a team, they are batting .256, good for 10th in the league. The Rockies hold a .450 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .318, which is good for 19th in baseball. They rank 4th in MLB with 9.0 hits per contest. Trevor Story comes into this matchup batting .266 with an OBP of .339. He has 57 hits this year along with 35 RBI in 214 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .500 with an OPS+ of 105. Nolan Arenado is hitting .333 this season and he has an OBP of .380. He has collected 71 hits in 213 at bats while driving in 46 runs. He has an OPS+ of 144 and a slugging percentage of .629. The Rockies as a unit have 477 base hits, including 112 doubles and 70 homers. Colorado has walked 164 times this year and they have struck out on 508 occasions. They have had 344 men left on base and have an OPS of .768. They have scored 5.26 runs per game and totaled 279 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Diamondbacks/Rockies MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Diamondbacks +138
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