Colorado Rockies vs Arizona Diamondbacks Prediction, 9/25/2020 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Colorado Rockies vs Arizona Diamondbacks
Date: Friday, September 25, 2020
Location: Chase Field in Phoenix, AZ
Odds/Point Spread: Rockies (+139) Diamondbacks (-150)
Kevin Pillar and the Colorado Rockies (24-31, 4th in NL West) go to Chase Field on Friday where they'll take on the Arizona Diamondbacks (22-34, 5th in NL West). The moneyline on this matchup has the Rockies priced at +139 and the Diamondbacks are at -150. The over/under is set at 8.5. The pitchers taking the mound are Antonio Senzatela and Taylor Clarke.
Key Colorado Rockies Injuries
9/24/2020 Chris Owings 2B Hamstring Expected to be out until at least Sep 24
9/24/2020 Brendan Rodgers 2B Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Sep 25
9/23/2020 David Dahl CF Shoulder Out for the season
9/23/2020 Scott Oberg RP Arm Out for the season
9/21/2020 Nolan Arenado 3B Shoulder Out for the season
9/16/2020 Jon Gray SP Shoulder Out for the season
8/25/2020 Joe Harvey RP Elbow Out for the season
7/23/2020 Peter Lambert SP Elbow Out for the season
Key Arizona Diamondbacks Injuries
9/23/2020 Josh Rojas 2B Back Out for the season
9/9/2020 Merrill Kelly SP Shoulder Out for the season
9/1/2020 Jeremy Beasley RP Shoulder Out for the season
8/29/2020 Corbin Martin SP Elbow Out for the season
6/29/2020 Silvino Bracho RP Elbow Out for the season
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Rockies have a 24-31 overall record this season. Senzatela has thrown 418 innings and has 286 strikeouts during his MLB career. His ERA is 4.97 (231 earned runs allowed) and he has a career WHIP of 1.420. He has allowed 446 base knocks (9.6 hits per nine innings) and has had 148 free passes. Senzatela (32-24 record in his career) has a FIP of 4.71 and he has gone up against 1,815 batters in the majors. The bullpen has an earned run average of 6.98 and they have given up 232 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .269 against the bullpen and they've struck out 164 hitters and walked 81 batters. As a team, Colorado allows 9.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 6.7 batters per nine innings. They are 28th in the league in team earned run average at 5.5. The Rockies pitchers collectively have given up 526 base hits and 297 earned runs. They have allowed 78 home runs this season, ranking them 10th in the league. Colorado as a pitching staff has walked 182 batters and struck out 364. They have walked 3.4 men per 9 innings while striking out 6.7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.46 and their FIP as a unit is 5.12.
As a team Colorado is hitting .255, good for 10th in the league. The Rockies hold a .404 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .310, which is good for 25th in baseball. They rank 6th in MLB with 8.8 hits per game. Kevin Pillar is hitting .288 with an on-base percentage of .333. He has 55 hits this season in 191 at bats with 23 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .466 and an OPS+ of 107. Trevor Story is hitting .294 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .366. He has totaled 63 hits and he has driven in 26 men in 214 at bats. His OPS+ is 124 while his slugging percentage is at .533. The Rockies have 482 hits, including 72 doubles and 60 home runs. Colorado has walked 150 times so far this season and they have struck out 489 times as a unit. They have left 355 men on base and have a team OPS of .714. They score 4.58 runs per contest and have scored a total of 252 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Arizona has a 22-34 overall mark this year. Clarke (7-5 career win-loss record) is the owner of a 4.93 earned run average and has allowed 8.5 hits per 9 innings. He has a SO/W ratio of 2.15 and he has faced 529 hitters so far in his pro baseball career. In his career, Clarke has conceded 115 hits while totaling 103 strikeouts in 122 innings. He has surrendered a total of 67 earned runs while earning a WHIP of 1.333 and a FIP of 6.1. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.46 and they have given up 203 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .214 against the Diamondbacks bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 212 batters and walked 112 opposing hitters. As a team, Arizona allows 8.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 9 batters per nine innings. They are 21st in the league in team earned run average at 4.85. The Diamondbacks pitchers as a team have surrendered 473 base knocks and 262 earned runs this season. They have given up 90 home runs this year, which ranks 2nd in Major League Baseball. Arizona as a staff has walked 226 hitters and struck out 486 batters. They give up a walk 4.2 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.44 while their FIP as a staff is 5.12.
As a team, they are batting .235, good for 22nd in the league. The Diamondbacks hold a .383 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .304, which is good for 28th in baseball. They rank 19th in MLB with 7.8 hits per contest. Eduardo Escobar comes into this matchup batting .204 with an OBP of .267. He has 39 hits this year along with 18 RBI in 191 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .319 with an OPS+ of 57. Ketel Marte is hitting .287 this season and he has an OBP of .319. He has collected 49 hits in 171 at bats while driving in 14 runs. He has an OPS+ of 94 and a slugging percentage of .409. The Diamondbacks as a unit have 439 base hits, including 94 doubles and 54 homers. Arizona has walked 163 times this year and they have struck out on 440 occasions. They have had 366 men left on base and have an OPS of .688. They have scored 4.29 runs per game and totaled 240 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Rockies/Diamondbacks MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Diamondbacks (-150)
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