Arizona Diamondbacks vs Colorado Rockies Predictions, MLB Picks, Betting Tips 8/12/2020
Game: Arizona Diamondbacks vs Colorado Rockies
Date: Wednesday, August 12, 2020
Location: Coors Field in Denver, CO
Odds/Point Spread: Diamondbacks (+100) Rockies (-110)
Ketel Marte and the Arizona Diamondbacks (7-10, 4th in NL West) head to Coors Field on Wednesday where they'll meet the Colorado Rockies (11-5, 1st in NL West). The line on this game has the Diamondbacks priced at +100 and the Rockies are at -110. The O/U is set at 11.5. The starting pitchers will be Luke Weaver and Antonio Senzatela.
Key Arizona Diamondbacks Injuries
8/10/2020 Madison Bumgarner SP Back Expected to be out until at least Aug 24
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
8/10/2020 Wade Davis RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Aug 20
8/7/2020 Chi Chi Gonzalez SP Biceps Expected to be out until at least Aug 24
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 7-10 overall record this season. Weaver (19-23 career mark) has earned a FIP of 4.08 while he has gone up against 1,341 opposing batters in the major leagues. His ERA is 4.66 (159 ER's allowed) and he has a career WHIP of 1.396. He has allowed 326 base hits (9.6 hits per nine innings) and has had 103 walks. Weaver has taken the ball for 307 innings and has earned 321 strikeouts in his MLB career. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.05 and they have given up 50 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .181 against the bullpen and they've struck out 72 hitters and walked 31 batters. As a team, Arizona allows 8.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.7 batters per nine innings. They are 29th in the league in team earned run average at 5.63. The Diamondbacks pitchers collectively have given up 139 base hits and 92 earned runs. They have allowed 39 home runs this season, ranking them 1st in the league. Arizona as a pitching staff has walked 66 batters and struck out 158. They have walked 4 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.40 and their FIP as a unit is 5.84.
As a team Arizona is hitting .226, good for 20th in the league. The Diamondbacks hold a .355 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .300, which is good for 26th in baseball. They rank 19th in MLB with 7.5 hits per game. Ketel Marte is hitting .333 with an on-base percentage of .347. He has 23 hits this season in 69 at bats with 4 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .449 and an OPS+ of 120. Starling Marte is hitting .327 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .422. He has totaled 18 hits and he has driven in 4 men in 55 at bats. His OPS+ is 149 while his slugging percentage is at .473. The Diamondbacks have 127 hits, including 32 doubles and 12 home runs. Arizona has walked 51 times so far this season and they have struck out 135 times as a unit. They have left 108 men on base and have a team OPS of .655. They score 4 runs per contest and have scored a total of 68 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Colorado has a 11-5 overall mark this year. In his career, Senzatela has surrendered 398 hits while he has totaled 261 punchouts in 366 innings. He has conceded a total of 212 ER's while holding a WHIP of 1.466 and a FIP of 4.7. His strikeout to walk ratio is 1.88 and he has gone up against 1,608 hitters in his MLB career. Senzatela (30-22 record in his career) holds a 5.21 ERA while giving up 9.8 hits per nine innings. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.52 and they have given up 45 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .204 against the Rockies bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 56 batters and walked 15 opposing hitters. As a team, Colorado allows 7.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.8 batters per nine innings. They are 5th in the league in team earned run average at 3.42. The Rockies pitchers as a team have surrendered 120 base knocks and 54 earned runs this season. They have given up 13 home runs this year, which ranks 29th in Major League Baseball. Colorado as a staff has walked 38 hitters and struck out 123 batters. They give up a walk 2.4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.11 while their FIP as a staff is 3.46.
As a team, they are batting .270, good for 1st in the league. The Rockies hold a .436 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .334, which is good for 4th in baseball. They rank 1st in MLB with 9.2 hits per contest. Trevor Story comes into this matchup batting .279 with an OBP of .380. He has 17 hits this year along with 10 RBI in 61 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .574 with an OPS+ of 147. David Dahl is hitting .226 this season and he has an OBP of .269. He has collected 14 hits in 62 at bats while driving in 7 runs. He has an OPS+ of 48 and a slugging percentage of .290. The Rockies as a unit have 147 base hits, including 20 doubles and 22 homers. Colorado has walked 56 times this year and they have struck out on 133 occasions. They have had 107 men left on base and have an OPS of .770. They have scored 5.5 runs per game and totaled 88 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Diamondbacks/Rockies MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Diamondbacks (+100)
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