Arizona Diamondbacks vs Colorado Rockies Predictions, MLB Picks, Betting Tips 8/10/2020
Game: Arizona Diamondbacks vs Colorado Rockies
Date: Monday, August 10, 2020
Location: Coors Field in Denver, CO
Odds/Point Spread: Diamondbacks (+128) Rockies (-138)
Trevor Story and the Colorado Rockies (11-3, 1st in NL West) play the Arizona Diamondbacks (6-9, 5th in NL West) at Coors Field on Monday. The moneyline on this matchup has the Diamondbacks priced at +128 and the Rockies are at -138. The over/under has been set at 12. The pitchers taking the mound are Robbie Ray and Jon Gray.
Key Arizona Diamondbacks Injuries
7/23/2020 Corbin Martin SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
6/29/2020 Silvino Bracho RP Elbow Out for the season
Key Colorado Rockies Injuries
8/7/2020 Chi Chi Gonzalez SP Biceps Expected to be out until at least Aug 24
8/5/2020 Wade Davis RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Aug 14
8/2/2020 Scott Oberg RP Arm Expected to be out until at least Sep 21
7/23/2020 Peter Lambert SP Elbow Out for the season
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Diamondbacks have a 6-9 overall record this season. Ray (48-48 career win-loss mark) has earned a FIP of 4.09 and he has faced 3,461 opposing batters in the majors. His earned run average is 4.20 (375 ER's allowed) and his career WHIP is 1.361. He has surrendered 727 hits (8.1 hits per 9 innings) and has 367 walks. Ray has taken the ball for 804 frames and is sitting with 991 K's during his career. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.07 and they have given up 37 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .163 against the bullpen and they've struck out 62 hitters and walked 28 batters. As a team, Arizona allows 7.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.7 batters per nine innings. They are 27th in the league in team earned run average at 5.19. The Diamondbacks pitchers collectively have given up 114 base hits and 75 earned runs. They have allowed 31 home runs this season, ranking them 1st in the league. Arizona as a pitching staff has walked 59 batters and struck out 140. They have walked 4.1 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.33 and their FIP as a unit is 5.44.
As a team Arizona is hitting .215, good for 22nd in the league. The Diamondbacks hold a .329 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .290, which is good for 25th in baseball. They rank 23rd in MLB with 6.9 hits per game. Ketel Marte is hitting .317 with an on-base percentage of .333. He has 19 hits this season in 60 at bats with 3 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .433 and an OPS+ of 113. Starling Marte is hitting .362 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .464. He has totaled 17 hits and he has driven in 3 men in 47 at bats. His OPS+ is 179 while his slugging percentage is at .532. The Diamondbacks have 104 hits, including 27 doubles and 8 home runs. Arizona has walked 45 times so far this season and they have struck out 110 times as a unit. They have left 94 men on base and have a team OPS of .619. They score 3.4 runs per contest and have scored a total of 51 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Colorado has a 11-3 overall mark this year. So far in his MLB career, Gray has conceded 657 base knocks while accumulating 677 strikeouts in 658 innings pitched. He has conceded a total of 324 earned runs while holding a WHIP of 1.325 and a FIP of 3.8. He has a SO/W ratio of 3.15 and he has gone up against 2,804 opposing hitters so far in his career. Gray (43-34 career record) is the owner of a 4.43 ERA while giving up 9.0 hits per nine innings. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.26 and they have given up 38 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .201 against the Rockies bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 47 batters and walked 11 opposing hitters. As a team, Colorado allows 6.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.8 batters per nine innings. They are 4th in the league in team earned run average at 2.88. The Rockies pitchers as a team have surrendered 96 base knocks and 40 earned runs this season. They have given up 11 home runs this year, which ranks 28th in Major League Baseball. Colorado as a staff has walked 33 hitters and struck out 108 batters. They give up a walk 2.4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.03 while their FIP as a staff is 3.32.
As a team, they are batting .268, good for 1st in the league. The Rockies hold a .442 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .335, which is good for 4th in baseball. They rank 2nd in MLB with 9.0 hits per contest. Trevor Story comes into this matchup batting .278 with an OBP of .371. He has 15 hits this year along with 8 RBI in 54 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .556 with an OPS+ of 143. David Dahl is hitting .226 this season and he has an OBP of .276. He has collected 12 hits in 53 at bats while driving in 6 runs. He has an OPS+ of 54 and a slugging percentage of .302. The Rockies as a unit have 126 base hits, including 18 doubles and 20 homers. Colorado has walked 51 times this year and they have struck out on 112 occasions. They have had 93 men left on base and have an OPS of .776. They have scored 5.5 runs per game and totaled 77 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Diamondbacks/Rockies MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Diamondbacks (+128)
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