Arizona Diamondbacks at Colorado Rockies MLB Picks & Predictions 5/28/2019
Tuesday, May 28, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Merrill Kelly vs. Antonio Senzatela
Coors Field is the site where Charlie Blackmon and the Colorado Rockies (24-27, 4th in NL West) will play the Arizona Diamondbacks (28-25, 2nd in NL West) on Tuesday. The moneyline on this game has the Diamondbacks coming in at +120 and the Rockies are at -130. The total is set at 12.5.
The Diamondbacks have been a decent choice for MLB bettors, having gone 28-25-0 SU. The Rockies are covering 47.1% of the time, going 24-27-0 straight up. The Rockies have been bad for Las Vegas as the favorite, going 15-10-0 SU. Arizona has went 18-17-0 straight up as the underdog, so they are covering 51.4% of the time.
Valuable Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Diamondbacks have been an inconsistent Under option for over/under MLB bettors, having gone 27-24-2.
Arizona is covering 58.6% of the time as a visitor, having gone 17-12-0 straight up.
Important Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Rockies are covering 47.8% of the time at Coors Field, going 11-12-0 SU.
The Rockies have been a terrible Under option for over/under MLB bettors, having gone 29-20-2.
Key Arizona Diamondbacks Injuries
5/26/2019 Luke Weaver SP Forearm Expected to be out until at least May 31
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
5/26/2019 Charlie Blackmon RF Calf Probable for May 27
5/24/2019 Chris Rusin SP Back Expected to be out until at least May 27
5/24/2019 Noel Cuevas LF Quadriceps Expected to be out until at least May 27
5/22/2019 Wade Davis RP Oblique Expected to be out until at least Jun 6
5/22/2019 Tyler Anderson SP Knee Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
5/18/2019 Harrison Musgrave RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least May 31
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Diamondbacks have a 28-25 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Merrill Kelly has a 4-5 record with an earned run average of 4.75 and a WHIP of 1.55 this season. He has 40 strikeouts over his 53 innings pitched and he's given up 60 hits. He's allowed 10.2 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.86. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.27 and they have given up 185 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .252 against the bullpen and they've struck out 190 hitters and walked 73 batters. As a team, Arizona allows 8.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.9 batters per nine innings. They are 11th in the league in team earned run average at 4.07. The Diamondbacks pitchers collectively have given up 456 base hits and 218 earned runs. They have allowed 62 home runs this season, ranking them 24th in the league. Arizona as a pitching staff has walked 172 batters and struck out 477. They have walked 3.2 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.9 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.30 and their FIP as a unit is 4.03.
As a team Arizona is hitting .259, good for 4th in the league. The Diamondbacks hold a .453 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .324, which is good for 14th in baseball. They rank 3rd in MLB with 9.2 hits per game. Adam Jones is hitting .281 with an on-base percentage of .332. He has 55 hits this season in 196 at bats with 33 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .500 and an OPS+ of 113. Eduardo Escobar is hitting .286 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .346. He has totaled 59 hits and he has driven in 39 men in 206 at bats. His OPS+ is 129 while his slugging percentage is at .553. The Diamondbacks have 488 hits, including 117 doubles and 75 home runs. Arizona has walked 161 times so far this season and they have struck out 473 times as a unit. They have left 367 men on base and have a team OPS of .777. They score 5.28 runs per contest and have scored a total of 280 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Colorado has a 24-27 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 6.21, Antonio Senzatela has a 3-4 record and a 1.62 WHIP. He has 27 strikeouts over the 42 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 50 hits. He's allowing 10.7 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.73. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.09 and they have given up 168 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .241 against the Rockies bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 159 batters and walked 82 opposing hitters. As a team, Colorado allows 9.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.1 batters per nine innings. They are 27th in the league in team earned run average at 5.15. The Rockies pitchers as a team have surrendered 477 base knocks and 264 earned runs this season. They have given up 74 home runs this year, which ranks 10th in Major League Baseball. Colorado as a staff has walked 183 hitters and struck out 417 batters. They give up a walk 3.6 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.1 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.43 while their FIP as a staff is 4.67.
As a team, they are batting .257, good for 8th in the league. The Rockies hold a .452 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .317, which is good for 20th in baseball. They rank 4th in MLB with 9.1 hits per contest. Charlie Blackmon comes into this matchup batting .300 with an OBP of .356. He has 60 hits this year along with 31 RBI in 200 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .565 with an OPS+ of 124. Nolan Arenado is hitting .335 this season and he has an OBP of .378. He has collected 69 hits in 206 at bats while driving in 44 runs. He has an OPS+ of 147 and a slugging percentage of .641. The Rockies as a unit have 462 base hits, including 107 doubles and 68 homers. Colorado has walked 152 times this year and they have struck out on 495 occasions. They have had 329 men left on base and have an OPS of .770. They have scored 5.27 runs per game and totaled 269 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Diamondbacks/Rockies MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Diamondbacks +120
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