Colorado Rockies at Arizona Diamondbacks MLB Picks Against the Spread 7/6/2019
Saturday, July 6, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Jon Gray vs. Robbie Ray
Nolan Arenado and the Colorado Rockies (44-42, 2nd in NL West) travel to Chase Field on Saturday where they'll take on the Arizona Diamondbacks (43-45, 3rd in NL West). The Diamondbacks open this game at -125 while the Rockies are coming in at +115. The total is set at 9.
The Rockies have been a decent play for MLB wagerers, having gone 44-42-0 SU. The Diamondbacks are covering 48.9% of the time, going 43-45-0 straight up. The Diamondbacks have been decent for MLB wagerers as the favorite, going 18-15-0 SU. Colorado covers 38.3% of the time as the underdog, having gone 18-29-0 straight up.
Valuable Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Rockies have been a good Over choice for O/U wagerers, having gone 45-37-4.
The Rockies are covering 46.5% of the time as the visitor, having gone 20-23-0 straight up.
Important Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Diamondbacks are covering 43.6% of the time at Chase Field, going 17-22-0 SU.
The Diamondbacks have been a good Over choice for O/U wagerers, having gone 45-39-4.
Key Colorado Rockies Injuries
7/3/2019 Harrison Musgrave RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jul 12
6/27/2019 Seung-Hwan Oh RP Abdomen Expected to be out until at least Jul 5
6/27/2019 Tyler Anderson SP Knee Out for the season
6/25/2019 Brendan Rodgers 2B Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jul 5
Key Arizona Diamondbacks Injuries
7/4/2019 David Peralta LF Shoulder Probable for Jul 5
7/3/2019 Jon Duplantier RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jul 18
7/3/2019 Taylor Clarke SP Back Expected to be out until at least Jul 16
6/27/2019 Steven Souza RF Knee Out for the season
6/25/2019 Wilmer Flores 2B Foot Expected to be out until at least Jul 12
6/24/2019 Luke Weaver SP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Jul 19
5/30/2019 Taijuan Walker SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Aug 1
3/11/2019 Silvino Bracho RP Elbow Out for the season
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Rockies have a 44-42 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Jon Gray has a 9-5 record with an earned run average of 3.84 and a WHIP of 1.35 this season. He has 111 strikeouts over his 103 innings pitched and he's given up 99 hits. He's allowed 8.7 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.95. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.71 and they have given up 298 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .248 against the bullpen and they've struck out 285 hitters and walked 125 batters. As a team, Colorado allows 9.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.2 batters per nine innings. They are 28th in the league in team earned run average at 5.18. The Rockies pitchers collectively have given up 821 base hits and 448 earned runs. They have allowed 127 home runs this season, ranking them 8th in the league. Colorado as a pitching staff has walked 298 batters and struck out 706. They have walked 3.4 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.2 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.44 and their FIP as a unit is 4.77.
As a team Colorado is hitting .270, good for 3rd in the league. The Rockies hold a .459 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .329, which is good for 10th in baseball. They rank 3rd in MLB with 9.5 hits per game. Nolan Arenado is hitting .321 with an on-base percentage of .385. He has 106 hits this season in 330 at bats with 67 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .579 and an OPS+ of 129. Charlie Blackmon is hitting .339 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .388. He has totaled 103 hits and he has driven in 57 men in 304 at bats. His OPS+ is 144 while his slugging percentage is at .648. The Rockies have 820 hits, including 186 doubles and 111 home runs. Colorado has walked 257 times so far this season and they have struck out 813 times as a unit. They have left 553 men on base and have a team OPS of .788. They score 5.64 runs per contest and have scored a total of 485 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Arizona has a 43-45 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.10, Robbie Ray has a 5-6 record and a 1.36 WHIP. He has 129 strikeouts over the 98.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 85 hits. He's allowing 7.8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.99. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.45 and they have given up 303 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .248 against the Diamondbacks bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 303 batters and walked 132 opposing hitters. As a team, Arizona allows 8.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.6 batters per nine innings. They are 13th in the league in team earned run average at 4.35. The Diamondbacks pitchers as a team have surrendered 764 base knocks and 386 earned runs this season. They have given up 107 home runs this year, which ranks 23rd in Major League Baseball. Arizona as a staff has walked 284 hitters and struck out 759 batters. They give up a walk 3.2 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.6 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.31 while their FIP as a staff is 4.25.Related: Fixed Games - Point Shaving - NBA Refs - NFL fixed Games - Matt Holt and Tony George talk about it all in this video
As a team, they are batting .257, good for 11th in the league. The Diamondbacks hold a .446 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .321, which is good for 19th in baseball. They rank 6th in MLB with 9.1 hits per contest. Eduardo Escobar comes into this matchup batting .294 with an OBP of .354. He has 99 hits this year along with 65 RBI in 337 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .540 with an OPS+ of 127. Ketel Marte is hitting .312 this season and he has an OBP of .358. He has collected 107 hits in 343 at bats while driving in 53 runs. He has an OPS+ of 134 and a slugging percentage of .566. The Diamondbacks as a unit have 804 base hits, including 173 doubles and 125 homers. Arizona has walked 268 times this year and they have struck out on 753 occasions. They have had 615 men left on base and have an OPS of .767. They have scored 5.08 runs per game and totaled 447 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Rockies/Diamondbacks MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Diamondbacks -125
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