Arizona Diamondbacks at Colorado Rockies MLB Picks Against the Spread 8/14/2019
Wednesday, August 14, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Robbie Ray vs. Kyle Freeland
Ketel Marte and the Arizona Diamondbacks (60-59, 2nd in NL West) travel to Coors Field on Wednesday where they'll meet the Colorado Rockies (53-66, 5th in NL West).
The Diamondbacks have been a decent option for baseball bettors, having gone 60-59-0 SU. The Rockies cover 44.5% of the time, going 53-66-0 straight up.
Valuable Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Diamondbacks have been a less than ideal Under bet for over/under baseball bettors, having gone 59-54-6.
The Diamondbacks cover 51.6% of the time as the away team, having gone 33-31-0 straight up.
Important Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
Colorado covers 50.9% of the time at Coors Field, going 29-28-0 SU.
The Rockies have been a less than ideal Under bet for over/under baseball bettors, having gone 60-54-5.
Key Arizona Diamondbacks Injuries
8/12/2019 Taijuan Walker SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Sep 2
8/12/2019 David Peralta LF Neck Probable for Aug 13
8/5/2019 Luke Weaver SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Aug 15
6/27/2019 Steven Souza RF Knee Out for the season
3/11/2019 Silvino Bracho RP Elbow Out for the season
Key Colorado Rockies Injuries
8/12/2019 Carlos Estevez RP Personal Probable for Aug 13
8/3/2019 David Dahl CF Ankle Expected to be out until at least Aug 31
7/17/2019 Brendan Rodgers 2B Shoulder Out for the season
6/27/2019 Tyler Anderson SP Knee Out for the season
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Diamondbacks have a 60-59 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Robbie Ray has a 10-7 record with an earned run average of 3.99 and a WHIP of 1.28 this season. He has 185 strikeouts over his 140 innings pitched and he's given up 118 hits. He's allowed 7.6 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.08. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.34 and they have given up 391 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .242 against the bullpen and they've struck out 408 hitters and walked 173 batters. As a team, Arizona allows 8.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.7 batters per nine innings. They are 10th in the league in team earned run average at 4.33. The Diamondbacks pitchers collectively have given up 1,011 base hits and 516 earned runs. They have allowed 154 home runs this season, ranking them 21st in the league. Arizona as a pitching staff has walked 374 batters and struck out 1,036. They have walked 3.1 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.29 and their FIP as a unit is 4.31.
As a team Arizona is hitting .259, good for 8th in the league. The Diamondbacks hold a .445 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .328, which is good for 11th in baseball. They rank 8th in MLB with 9.1 hits per game. Ketel Marte is hitting .317 with an on-base percentage of .377. He has 146 hits this season in 461 at bats with 68 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .562 and an OPS+ of 138. Eduardo Escobar is hitting .274 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .331. He has totaled 127 hits and he has driven in 94 men in 464 at bats. His OPS+ is 115 while his slugging percentage is at .524. The Diamondbacks have 1,077 hits, including 218 doubles and 167 home runs. Arizona has walked 394 times so far this season and they have struck out 986 times as a unit. They have left 831 men on base and have a team OPS of .774. They score 5.16 runs per contest and have scored a total of 614 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Colorado has a 53-66 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 7.06, Kyle Freeland has a 3-10 record and a 1.61 WHIP. He has 70 strikeouts over the 88 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 107 hits. He's allowing 10.9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 6.14. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.24 and they have given up 433 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .261 against the Rockies bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 393 batters and walked 177 opposing hitters. As a team, Colorado allows 9.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.1 batters per nine innings. They are 29th in the league in team earned run average at 5.57. The Rockies pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,159 base knocks and 657 earned runs this season. They have given up 186 home runs this year, which ranks 6th in Major League Baseball. Colorado as a staff has walked 412 hitters and struck out 952 batters. They give up a walk 3.5 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.1 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.48 while their FIP as a staff is 4.97.Related: Robert Ferringo teaches you 4 reasons you should be betting NFL Preseason on this exclusive YouTube Video - Here
As a team, they are batting .267, good for 5th in the league. The Rockies hold a .455 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .326, which is good for 13th in baseball. They rank 4th in MLB with 9.4 hits per contest. Charlie Blackmon comes into this matchup batting .322 with an OBP of .367. He has 138 hits this year along with 65 RBI in 429 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .592 with an OPS+ of 125. Nolan Arenado is hitting .305 this season and he has an OBP of .367. He has collected 135 hits in 443 at bats while driving in 87 runs. He has an OPS+ of 115 and a slugging percentage of .542. The Rockies as a unit have 1,115 base hits, including 252 doubles and 154 homers. Colorado has walked 352 times this year and they have struck out on 1,100 occasions. They have had 774 men left on base and have an OPS of .782. They have scored 5.29 runs per game and totaled 630 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Diamondbacks/Rockies MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Rockies
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