Arizona Diamondbacks at Colorado Rockies MLB Tips 8/12/2019
Monday, August 12, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Merrill Kelly vs. Peter Lambert
Ketel Marte and the Arizona Diamondbacks (59-58, 2nd in NL West) go to Coors Field on Monday where they'll meet the Colorado Rockies (52-65, 5th in NL West).
The Diamondbacks have been a solid bet for baseball wagerers, having gone 59-58-0 SU. The Rockies are covering 44.4% of the time, going 52-65-0 straight up.
Valuable Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Diamondbacks have been a pretty good Over choice for over/under MLB bettors, having gone 57-54-6.
Arizona is covering 51.6% of the time as the visitor, having gone 32-30-0 straight up.
Important Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Rockies are covering 51.8% of the time at Coors Field, going 29-27-0 SU.
The Rockies have been a pretty good Over choice for over/under MLB bettors, having gone 58-54-5.
Key Arizona Diamondbacks Injuries
8/11/2019 Taijuan Walker SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Aug 11
8/7/2019 Matt Andriese RP Foot Expected to be out until at least Aug 15
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
8/11/2019 Carlos Estevez RP Personal Probable for Aug 11
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 59-58 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Merrill Kelly has a 7-12 record with an earned run average of 4.52 and a WHIP of 1.29 this season. He has 104 strikeouts over his 131.1 innings pitched and he's given up 135 hits. He's allowed 9.3 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.61. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.39 and they have given up 385 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .243 against the bullpen and they've struck out 402 hitters and walked 170 batters. As a team, Arizona allows 8.4 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 4.28. The Diamondbacks pitchers collectively have given up 986 base hits and 501 earned runs. They have allowed 148 home runs this season, ranking them 23rd in the league. Arizona as a pitching staff has walked 367 batters and struck out 1,023. They have walked 3.1 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.28 and their FIP as a unit is 4.25.
As a team Arizona is hitting .258, good for 8th in the league. The Diamondbacks hold a .444 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .328, which is good for 11th in baseball. They rank 8th in MLB with 9.0 hits per game. Ketel Marte is hitting .319 with an on-base percentage of .380. He has 144 hits this season in 452 at bats with 67 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .569 and an OPS+ of 140. Eduardo Escobar is hitting .274 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .331. He has totaled 125 hits and he has driven in 93 men in 456 at bats. His OPS+ is 115 while his slugging percentage is at .522. The Diamondbacks have 1,057 hits, including 216 doubles and 162 home runs. Arizona has walked 388 times so far this season and they have struck out 975 times as a unit. They have left 818 men on base and have a team OPS of .772. They score 5.15 runs per contest and have scored a total of 603 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Colorado has a 52-65 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 6.87, Peter Lambert has a 2-3 record and a 1.58 WHIP. He has 41 strikeouts over the 55 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 71 hits. He's allowing 11.6 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.78. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.21 and they have given up 425 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .259 against the Rockies bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 390 batters and walked 176 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 5.58. The Rockies pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,142 base knocks and 647 earned runs this season. They have given up 181 home runs this year, which ranks 6th in Major League Baseball. Colorado as a staff has walked 404 hitters and struck out 939 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 4.93.
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 .325, which is good for 14th in baseball. They rank 5th in MLB with 9.3 hits per contest. Charlie Blackmon comes into this matchup batting .322 with an OBP of .368. He has 135 hits this year along with 65 RBI in 419 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .597 with an OPS+ of 127. Nolan Arenado is hitting .308 this season and he has an OBP of .369. He has collected 135 hits in 439 at bats while driving in 87 runs. He has an OPS+ of 117 and a slugging percentage of .547. The Rockies as a unit have 1,092 base hits, including 247 doubles and 151 homers. Colorado has walked 342 times this year and they have struck out on 1,081 occasions. They have had 754 men left on base and have an OPS of .780. They have scored 5.26 runs per game and totaled 616 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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