Arizona Diamondbacks at Colorado Rockies MLB Picks & Predictions 5/4/2019
Saturday, May 4, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Luke Weaver vs. Kyle Freeland
The Arizona Diamondbacks visit Coors Field on Saturday, May 4, 2019 to play the Colorado Rockies. The probable starters are Luke Weaver for the Diamondbacks and Kyle Freeland for the Rockies.
The opening line for this matchup has Arizona at +121 and Colorado at -131. The Diamondbacks have a 15-14-2 over/under record and a 21-10-0 run line mark. The Rockies are 16-16-0 against the run line and have a 14-16-2 over/under record.
Valuable Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 15-14-2 against the over/under
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 21-10-0 against the run line
Important Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Colorado Rockies are 14-16-2 against the over/under
The Colorado Rockies are 16-16-0 against the run line
Key Arizona Diamondbacks Injuries
04/08/19 C Alex Avila Quad 10-day IL (04/08)
04/05/19 3B Jake Lamb Quad 10-day IL (04/04)
03/27/19 RF Steven Souza Jr. ACL 10-day IL (03/26); is out for season
03/25/19 P Silvino Bracho Elbow 60-day IL (03/25)
03/25/19 P Taijuan Walker Elbow 60-day IL (03/25)
Key Colorado Rockies Injuries
04/17/19 RF Noel Cuevas Quad 10-day IL (04/16)
04/16/19 C Chris Iannetta Side 10-day IL (04/15)
04/03/19 P Jake McGee Knee 10-day IL (04/02)
03/30/19 P Chris Rusin Back 10-day IL (03/25)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Diamondbacks have a 18-13 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Luke Weaver has a 2-1 record with an earned run average of 3.73 and a WHIP of 1.25 this season. He has 36 strikeouts over his 31.1 innings pitched and he's given up 32 hits. He's allowed 9.2 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.35. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.95 and they have given up 102 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .241 against the bullpen and they've struck out 107 hitters and walked 47 batters. As a team, Arizona allows 8.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.9 batters per nine innings. They are 15th in the league in team earned run average at 4.18. The Diamondbacks pitchers collectively have given up 258 base hits and 132 earned runs. They have allowed 44 home runs this season, ranking them 7th in the league. Arizona as a pitching staff has walked 111 batters and struck out 280. They have walked 3.5 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 4.52.
As a team Arizona is hitting .263, good for 4th in the league. The Diamondbacks hold a .461 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .326, which is good for 14th in baseball. They rank 1st in MLB with 9.4 hits per game. David Peralta is hitting .315 with an on-base percentage of .353. He has 40 hits this season in 127 at bats with 20 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .528 and an OPS+ of 124. Adam Jones is hitting .276 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .349. He has totaled 32 hits and he has driven in 18 men in 116 at bats. His OPS+ is 113 while his slugging percentage is at .483. The Diamondbacks have 291 hits, including 76 doubles and 43 home runs. Arizona has walked 94 times so far this season and they have struck out 277 times as a unit. They have left 213 men on base and have a team OPS of .787. They score 5.19 runs per contest and have scored a total of 161 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Colorado has a 15-17 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.81, Kyle Freeland has a 2-4 record and a 1.22 WHIP. He has 33 strikeouts over the 33.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 29 hits. He's allowing 7.8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.34. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.43 and they have given up 97 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .227 against the Rockies bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 101 batters and walked 52 opposing hitters. As a team, Colorado allows 8.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.2 batters per nine innings. They are 17th in the league in team earned run average at 4.43. The Rockies pitchers as a team have surrendered 277 base knocks and 144 earned runs this season. They have given up 39 home runs this year, which ranks 15th in Major League Baseball. Colorado as a staff has walked 118 hitters and struck out 266 batters. They give up a walk 3.6 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.2 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.35 while their FIP as a staff is 4.36.
As a team, they are batting .238, good for 21st in the league. The Rockies hold a .418 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .301, which is good for 23rd in baseball. They rank 17th in MLB with 8.3 hits per contest. Nolan Arenado comes into this matchup batting .297 with an OBP of .338. He has 38 hits this year along with 27 RBI in 128 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .578 with an OPS+ of 123. Trevor Story is hitting .272 this season and he has an OBP of .348. He has collected 34 hits in 125 at bats while driving in 22 runs. He has an OPS+ of 113 and a slugging percentage of .520. The Rockies as a unit have 265 base hits, including 62 doubles and 39 homers. Colorado has walked 96 times this year and they have struck out on 304 occasions. They have had 202 men left on base and have an OPS of .719. They have scored 4.59 runs per game and totaled 147 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Diamondbacks/Rockies MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Diamondbacks +121
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