Arizona Diamondbacks vs Colorado Rockies Prediction, 4/7/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Arizona Diamondbacks vs Colorado Rockies
Date: Wednesday, April 7, 2021
Location: Coors Field in Denver, CO
TV: AT&T SportsNet Rocky Mountain
Odds/Point Spread: Arizona (-116) Colorado (-132)
Antonio Senzatela and the Colorado Rockies (1-3, 5th in NL West) play the Arizona Diamondbacks (1-3, 4th in NL West) at Coors Field on Wednesday. The moneyline on this contest has the Diamondbacks coming in at -116 and the Rockies are at -132. The over/under is set at 11.5. The men taking the mound will be Madison Bumgarner and Antonio Senzatela.
The Diamondbacks have hit 5 doubles as a squad and have knocked 5 baseballs out of the park. Arizona owns a slugging percentage of .377 and have been called out on strikes 43 times, while being walked on 9 occasions. As a squad, the Arizona Diamondbacks are scoring 3.0 runs per game, which puts them at 25th in MLB. They have 11 runs batted in in addition to 30 hits for the year, and their team batting average is at .217. They have 12 runs scored while holding a team on-base percentage of .265.
The Diamondbacks have compiled a team ERA of 4.91 over the course of the season (22nd in baseball), and their staff has rung up 33 hitters. Their pitching staff has walked 23 opposing players and their FIP comes in at 5.63 as a unit on the year. They have earned a strikeout to walk ratio of 1.43 and the pitching staff has a collective WHIP of 1.76. Diamondbacks pitchers have given up 5 home runs in addition to 20 runs (13th in MLB).
The Diamondbacks relievers compiled a save rate of 59.1% and came into the game in 44 save situations last year. The relievers inherited 93 runners over the course of the prior season with 32.3% of those runners earned a run for their team. Diamondbacks relief pitchers entered the game with runners on base in 62 outings in addition to 53 outings with high leverage. The Diamondbacks sent 200 relief pitchers to the mound for the previous season. The relievers notched 21 holds during the previous year (26th in MLB). They accumulated 13 saves last year and did not convert 9 of their 22 chances to get a save.
Bumgarner has taken the mound for 1,891 innings and has earned 1,830 punch outs during his MLB career. His ERA is 3.23 (678 ER's allowed) and his WHIP is 1.121. He has allowed 1,676 base knocks (8.0 hits per 9 innings) and has had 444 free passes. Bumgarner (120-96 career win-loss mark) has a FIP of 3.42 and he has gone up against 7,720 hitters in the major leagues.
The Colorado Rockies have accounted for a team on-base percentage of .276 and a team batting average of .222 so far this year. They have been rung up on 33 instances (25th in the league) and are sitting with 30 base hits. Colorado has tallied 6 home runs this year to go along with 18 runs batted in. The Rockies hold a team slugging % of .422 and they tally 5.25 runs per contest (10th in the league). They have put up 7 doubles, while getting a free base 10 times and earning 21 runs.
The Colorado pitching staff have given up 26 runs for the year and come in with a team ERA of 5.75 (23 earned runs relinquished). They have conceded 2 dingers and they yield 6.50 runs per 9 innings (25th in baseball). The Rockies have a team WHIP of 1.944 in addition to having a FIP of 4.33 as a staff over the course of the season. Their K/BB ratio is 1.52 (35 strikeouts vs 23 bases on balls). They rank 3rd in MLB as a pitching staff in total hits given up with 47.
Colorado called on relief pitchers to enter the game in 44 save situations and they came away with 16 saves last year. They were ranked 9th in the league with a save rate of 66.7%, and they sent 189 relief pitchers to the mound last season. Their bullpen pitchers took the field in 59 games with high leverage and 59 contests with runners on base. Colorado relievers had an inherited score percentage of 40.0% out of 92 inherited base runners. With 24 save opportunities, the Rockies earned 20 holds in addition to 8 blown saves.
During his career, Senzatela has surrendered 463 base hits while he has accumulated 290 strikeouts in 426 innings. Senzatela (32-26 mark in his career) has earned a 5.11 earned run average and has allowed 9.8 hits per 9 innings. He has conceded a total of 242 earned runs while earning a WHIP of 1.445 and a FIP of 4.7. He has a K/BB ratio of 1.90 and he has faced 1,860 opposing batters in his career.
Who will win tonight's MLB game ATS?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Colorado (-132)
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