Arizona Diamondbacks vs Colorado Rockies Prediction, 4/6/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Arizona Diamondbacks vs Colorado Rockies
Date: Tuesday, April 6, 2021
Location: Coors Field in Denver, CO
TV: AT&T SportsNet Rocky Mountain
Odds/Point Spread: Arizona (+105) Colorado (-120)
Coors Field is the venue where German Marquez and the Colorado Rockies (1-2, 3rd in NL West) will play the Arizona Diamondbacks (0-3, 5th in NL West) on Tuesday. The line on this matchup has the Diamondbacks coming in at +105 and the Rockies are at -120. The over/under is set at 11. The expected starting pitchers are Luke Weaver and German Marquez.
Arizona has a slugging % of .377 and have been called out on strikes 43 times, while being walked on 9 occasions. They have 11 RBI's and 30 base knocks for the season, and their team batting average is sitting at .217. The Diamondbacks have earned 5 doubles as a unit and have knocked 5 baseballs out of the park. They have earned a total of 12 runs scored and hold an OBP of .265. As a squad, the Arizona Diamondbacks are scoring 3.0 runs per outing, which puts them at 22nd in the league.
The Diamondbacks have compiled a team earned run average of 4.91 over the course of the season (19th in the league), and their staff has rung up 33 hitters. They have walked 23 opposing hitters and their FIP is 5.71 as a unit this season. Their strikeout to walk ratio is 1.43 and the pitching staff holds a collective WHIP of 1.76. Diamondbacks pitchers have conceded 5 long balls and also 20 total runs (11th in MLB).
The Diamondbacks relievers earned a save percentage of 59.1% and came into the game in 44 save situations last year. The bullpen inherited 93 runners last year with 32.3% of those players crossed home plate. Diamondbacks relief pitchers came into the game with runners on base in 62 games in addition to 53 outings with high leverage. The Diamondbacks dispatched 200 relief pitchers to the hill last season. The bullpen notched 21 holds over the course of the prior season (26th in MLB). They recorded 13 saves for the prior year and blew 9 of 22 save chances.
Luke Weaver gave up 63 base knocks in 52 innings in which he pitched last season. His earned run average was 6.58 and he struck out 55 batters. He gave up 38 earned runs last year and had a K/BB ratio of 3.1. He gave up 10.9 H/9 and he had a WHIP of 1.558. Weaver was the owner of a FIP of 4.67 and he earned an ERA+ of 70. Weaver (20-29 career win-loss mark) is the owner of a FIP of 4.00 while facing 1,524 opposing hitters during his time in the majors. He has conceded 373 base knocks (9.6 hits per nine innings) and has had 115 walks. His earned run average is 4.71 (183 earned runs allowed) and his WHIP is 1.397. Weaver has taken the hill for 349 innings and is sitting with 362 strikeouts during his MLB career.
The Colorado Rockies have a team OBP of .276 and a team batting average of .222 on the year. They have struck out on 33 occasions (14th in the league) and have recorded 30 hits. Colorado has accumulated 6 HRs for the year to go along with 18 runs batted in. The Rockies have a team SLG% of .422 and they are earning 5.25 runs per contest (11th in the league). They have recorded 7 doubles, while taking a walk 10 times as well as scoring 21 runs.
The Rockies have a team WHIP of 1.944 with a FIP of 4.42 as a squad on the season. They sit at 3rd in the league as a pitching staff in total hits conceded with 47. The Colorado pitching staff have conceded 26 runs on the year and come in with a team ERA of 5.75 (23 earned runs surrendered). Their strikeout to walk ratio is 1.52 (35 strikeouts vs 23 bases on balls). They have relinquished 2 long balls and they surrender 6.50 runs per 9 innings (25th in the league).
Colorado called on bullpen pitchers to take the mound in 44 save situations and they walked away with 16 saves last year. They ranked 9th in the league holding a save percentage of 66.7%, and they sent 189 relievers to the mound last year. Their relief pitchers stepped onto the hill in 59 games with high leverage in addition to 59 games with runners on. Colorado relievers had an inherited score percentage of 40.0% out of their 92 inherited runners. Ending the season with 24 save opportunities, the Rockies accrued 20 holds and 8 blown saves.
Marquez had a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.9 with 73 total K's and an ERA+ of 138. He pitched in 81.2 innings last season while conceding 8.6 H/9 (hits per 9 innings). Marquez allowed 78 base hits while conceding 34 earned runs (3.75 ERA). His WHIP was at 1.26 and he was the owner of a FIP of 3.28 throughout last year. Marquez (42-30 career record) is the owner of a 4.23 earned run average while allowing 9.0 hits per nine innings. He has a K/BB ratio of 3.61 and he has faced 2,702 batters in his MLB career. He has conceded a total of 300 earned runs while holding a WHIP of 1.280 and a FIP of 3.9. In his MLB career, Marquez has surrendered 639 base hits while he has totaled 642 strikeouts in 638 innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Colorado (-120)
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