Colorado Rockies vs Arizona Diamondbacks Prediction, 10/3/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Colorado Rockies vs Arizona Diamondbacks
Date: Sunday, October 3, 2021
Location: Chase Field in Phoenix, AZ
TV: Bally Sports Arizona
Humberto Mejia and the Arizona Diamondbacks (50-109, 5th in NL West) play the Colorado Rockies (73-85, 4th in NL West) at Chase Field on Sunday.
As a squad, the Colorado Rockies are knocking in 4.6 runs per contest, which puts them at 10th in MLB. They have accounted for 724 runs and hold an on-base percentage of .317. The Rockies have hit 271 two-baggers as a team and have hit 178 balls out of the stadium. They have tallied 695 RBI's as well as 1,310 base knocks on the campaign, while their average at the plate comes in at .249. Colorado has a slugging rate of .414 and have been called out on strikes 1,327 times, while drawing a walk on 483 occasions.
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The Rockies are sitting with a team ERA of 4.76 for the year (23rd in baseball), and they have rung up 1,247 hitters. They have walked 529 opposing players and their FIP is 4.46 as a unit on the campaign. They have accumulated a K/BB ratio of 2.36 and their pitching staff holds a collective WHIP of 1.38. Rockies pitchers have yielded 192 long balls and also 773 total runs (22nd in the league).
The Rockies have sent 528 relief pitchers to the mound on the year. The relief pitchers have inherited 209 base runners so far this season with 39.7% of those runners crossed the plate. They have accumulated 32 saves on the year and have not converted 29 of their 61 save chances. The Rockies relievers have accumulated a save rate of 52.5% and has come into the game in 133 save situations. The relievers have notched 72 holds over the course of the season (20th in MLB). Rockies relief pitchers have stepped onto the hill with runners on 130 times and also have had 169 appearances in high leverage situations.
The Rockies have converted 68.7% of balls hit into play into outs in their 12,342 innings, which has them sitting 25th in the majors. The Colorado Rockies have 4,114 putouts at this point in the season, in addition to 1,496 assists and 72 errors. Their fielding rate is holding steady at .987 which is 4th in baseball, and have 1,073 double plays.
Marquez has taken the ball for 814 innings and is sitting with 816 K's thus far in his career. Marquez (54-41 career win-loss record) holds a FIP of 3.85 and he has gone up against 3,437 batters in the major leagues. His ERA is 4.28 (387 earned runs allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.270. He has surrendered 798 base knocks (8.8 hits per 9 innings) and has 236 walks.
The Arizona Diamondbacks hold a team on-base percentage of .308 in addition to a team batting average of .235 this season. They have been rung up on 1,443 instances (7th in the league) and are sitting with 1,263 base hits. Arizona has compiled 140 home runs on the campaign to go along with 622 runs batted in. The Diamondbacks hold a team slugging percentage of .379 and they average 4.13 runs per game (25th in baseball). They have recorded 297 two-baggers, while taking a walk 527 times as well as scoring 656 runs.
The Diamondbacks hold a team WHIP of 1.438 with a FIP of 4.90 as a pitching staff for the season. They rank 29th in baseball as a pitching staff in total hits relinquished with 1,452. The Arizona pitching staff have conceded 878 runs this season and come in with a team ERA of 5.11 (790 earned runs yielded). Their strikeout to walk ratio comes in at 2.21 (1,209 strikeouts vs 547 bases on balls). They have given up 228 HR's and they surrender 5.68 runs per 9 innings (29th in the league).
Sitting with 117 save situations, the Diamondbacks have amassed 66 holds in addition to 27 blown saves. Arizona has called on bullpen pitchers to take the mound in 49 save opportunities and they have earned 22 saves. Their relievers have taken the field 147 times in high leverage situations and also on 142 occasions with base runners. Arizona relief pitchers have an inherited score percentage of 32.1% out of their 209 inherited base runners. They rank 30th in MLB with a save percentage of 44.9%, and they have sent 555 relief pitchers to the mound on the campaign.
Out of their 12,513 innings played, the Diamondbacks have a defensive efficiency of 68.6% (27th in the majors). The Arizona Diamondbacks have turned 110 double plays and hold a fielding percentage of .983 (24th in professional baseball). The Diamondbacks have racked up 1,353 assists, 97 errors and have notched a total of 4,171 putouts over the course of the season.
During his MLB career, Mejia has allowed 39 hits while he has totaled 26 K's in 27 frames. Mejia (0-5 career record) is the owner of a 6.83 earned run average while allowing 12.7 hits per 9 innings. He has conceded a total of 21 earned runs while holding a WHIP of 1.916 and being the owner of a FIP of 6.7. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 1.86 and he has faced 133 hitters in his career.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Arizona
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