Arizona Diamondbacks at Colorado Rockies MLB Picks & Predictions 5/5/2019
Sunday, May 5, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Zack Greinke vs. German Marquez
The Arizona Diamondbacks visit Coors Field on Sunday, May 5, 2019 to play the Colorado Rockies. The probable starters are Zack Greinke for the Diamondbacks and German Marquez for the Rockies.
The opening line for this matchup has Arizona at +115 and Colorado at -125. The Diamondbacks have a 16-14-2 over/under record and a 21-11-0 run line mark. The Rockies are 17-16-0 against the run line and have a 15-16-2 over/under record.
Valuable Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 16-14-2 against the over/under
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 21-11-0 against the run line
Important Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Colorado Rockies are 15-16-2 against the over/under
The Colorado Rockies are 17-16-0 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)
04/03/19 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 19-13 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Zack Greinke has a 5-1 record with an earned run average of 3.27 and a WHIP of 0.96 this season. He has 46 strikeouts over his 44 innings pitched and he's given up 34 hits. He's allowed 7 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.94. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.15 and they have given up 106 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .241 against the bullpen and they've struck out 111 hitters and walked 49 batters. As a team, Arizona allows 8.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.9 batters per nine innings. They are 16th in the league in team earned run average at 4.21. The Diamondbacks pitchers collectively have given up 268 base hits and 137 earned runs. They have allowed 46 home runs this season, ranking them 7th in the league. Arizona as a pitching staff has walked 116 batters and struck out 291. They have walked 3.6 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.9 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.31 and their FIP as a unit is 4.54.
As a team Arizona is hitting .264, good for 4th in the league. The Diamondbacks hold a .468 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .326, which is good for 15th in baseball. They rank 1st in MLB with 9.5 hits per game. Adam Jones is hitting .289 with an on-base percentage of .358. He has 35 hits this season in 121 at bats with 19 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .521 and an OPS+ of 125. David Peralta is hitting .305 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .348. He has totaled 40 hits and he has driven in 20 men in 131 at bats. His OPS+ is 120 while his slugging percentage is at .511. The Diamondbacks have 303 hits, including 79 doubles and 47 home runs. Arizona has walked 96 times so far this season and they have struck out 285 times as a unit. They have left 218 men on base and have a team OPS of .794. They score 5.34 runs per contest and have scored a total of 171 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Colorado has a 15-18 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 2.93, German Marquez has a 3-2 record and a 1.02 WHIP. He has 43 strikeouts over the 46 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 37 hits. He's allowing 7.2 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.45. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.52 and they have given up 102 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .228 against the Rockies bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 104 batters and walked 53 opposing hitters. As a team, Colorado allows 8.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.2 batters per nine innings. They are 19th in the league in team earned run average at 4.57. The Rockies pitchers as a team have surrendered 289 base knocks and 153 earned runs this season. They have given up 43 home runs this year, which ranks 10th in Major League Baseball. Colorado as a staff has walked 120 hitters and struck out 274 batters. They give up a walk 3.6 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.2 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.36 while their FIP as a staff is 4.46.
As a team, they are batting .239, good for 22nd in the league. The Rockies hold a .420 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .302, which is good for 23rd in baseball. They rank 16th in MLB with 8.3 hits per contest. Trevor Story comes into this matchup batting .264 with an OBP of .342. He has 34 hits this year along with 22 RBI in 129 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .504 with an OPS+ of 108. Nolan Arenado is hitting .308 this season and he has an OBP of .347. He has collected 41 hits in 133 at bats while driving in 27 runs. He has an OPS+ of 129 and a slugging percentage of .594. The Rockies as a unit have 275 base hits, including 64 doubles and 41 homers. Colorado has walked 101 times this year and they have struck out on 315 occasions. They have had 209 men left on base and have an OPS of .722. They have scored 4.73 runs per game and totaled 156 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Diamondbacks/Rockies MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Diamondbacks +115
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