Colorado Rockies at Arizona Diamondbacks MLB Tips 8/19/2019
Monday, August 19, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Kyle Freeland vs. Zac Gallen
Chase Field is the site where Carson Kelly and the Arizona Diamondbacks (61-62, 3rd in NL West) will play the Colorado Rockies (55-67, 5th in NL West) on Monday.
The Rockies have been an inconsistent choice for MLB bettors, having gone 55-67-0 SU. Arizona is covering 49.6% of the time, going 61-62-0 straight up.
Valuable Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Rockies have been a pretty good Over play for O/U MLB wagerers, having gone 60-56-6.
Colorado is covering 38.7% of the time as the away team, having gone 24-38-0 straight up.
Important Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
Arizona is covering 47.4% of the time at Chase Field, going 27-30-0 SU.
The Diamondbacks have been a pretty good Over play for O/U MLB wagerers, having gone 60-56-7.
Key Colorado Rockies Injuries
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
Key Arizona Diamondbacks Injuries
8/15/2019 Robbie Ray SP Back Expected to be out until at least Aug 25
8/15/2019 Luke Weaver SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Sep 15
8/12/2019 Taijuan Walker SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Sep 2
6/27/2019 Steven Souza RF Knee Out for the season
3/11/2019 Silvino Bracho RP Elbow Out for the season
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Rockies have a 55-67 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Kyle Freeland has a 3-10 record with an earned run average of 7.09 and a WHIP of 1.61 this season. He has 76 strikeouts over his 94 innings pitched and he's given up 115 hits. He's allowed 11 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 6.13. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.17 and they have given up 443 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .260 against the bullpen and they've struck out 402 hitters and walked 182 batters. 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 5.55. The Rockies pitchers collectively have given up 1,188 base hits and 672 earned runs. They have allowed 192 home runs this season, ranking them 6th in the league. Colorado as a pitching staff has walked 419 batters and struck out 977. They have walked 3.5 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.1 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.48 and their FIP as a unit is 4.97.
As a team Colorado is hitting .267, good for 5th in the league. The Rockies hold a .456 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .327, which is good for 14th in baseball. They rank 4th in MLB with 9.4 hits per game. Charlie Blackmon is hitting .323 with an on-base percentage of .366. He has 143 hits this season in 443 at bats with 65 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .589 and an OPS+ of 124. Nolan Arenado is hitting .303 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .365. He has totaled 138 hits and he has driven in 91 men in 455 at bats. His OPS+ is 116 while his slugging percentage is at .549. The Rockies have 1,142 hits, including 257 doubles and 159 home runs. Colorado has walked 360 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,120 times as a unit. They have left 799 men on base and have a team OPS of .782. They score 5.27 runs per contest and have scored a total of 643 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Arizona has a 61-62 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 2.58, Zac Gallen has a 2-3 record and a 1.26 WHIP. He has 52 strikeouts over the 45.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 35 hits. He's allowing 6.9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.37. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.45 and they have given up 416 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .245 against the Diamondbacks bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 430 batters and walked 180 opposing hitters. As a team, Arizona allows 8.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.7 batters per nine innings. They are 12th in the league in team earned run average at 4.41. The Diamondbacks pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,062 base knocks and 543 earned runs this season. They have given up 164 home runs this year, which ranks 17th in Major League Baseball. Arizona as a staff has walked 386 hitters and struck out 1,068 batters. They give up a walk 3.1 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.31 while their FIP as a staff is 4.38.
As a team, they are batting .259, good for 9th in the league. The Diamondbacks hold a .449 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .328, which is good for 11th in baseball. They rank 8th in MLB with 9.1 hits per contest. Carson Kelly comes into this matchup batting .259 with an OBP of .354. He has 63 hits this year along with 42 RBI in 243 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .539 with an OPS+ of 126. Eduardo Escobar is hitting .273 this season and he has an OBP of .329. He has collected 131 hits in 479 at bats while driving in 97 runs. He has an OPS+ of 117 and a slugging percentage of .530. The Diamondbacks as a unit have 1,116 base hits, including 223 doubles and 179 homers. Arizona has walked 405 times this year and they have struck out on 1,017 occasions. They have had 853 men left on base and have an OPS of .777. They have scored 5.19 runs per game and totaled 638 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Rockies/Diamondbacks MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Diamondbacks
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