Colorado Rockies vs Arizona Diamondbacks Prediction, 4/30/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Colorado Rockies vs Arizona Diamondbacks
Date: Friday, April 30, 2021
Location: Chase Field in Phoenix, AZ
TV: Bally Sports Arizona
Odds/Point Spread: Colorado (+110) Arizona (-120)
Jon Gray and the Colorado Rockies (9-15, 5th in NL West) go to Chase Field on Friday where they'll take on the Arizona Diamondbacks (12-12, 4th in NL West). The Rockies open this matchup at +110 while the Diamondbacks are priced at -120. The O/U is set at 8.5. The pitchers taking the mound are Jon Gray and Madison Bumgarner.
As a squad, the Colorado Rockies are scoring 4.6 runs per contest, which has them sitting at 9th in the league. They have tallied 110 runs scored while holding a team on-base percentage of .291. The Rockies have accrued 35 two-baggers as a unit and have hit 30 baseballs out of the park. They have recorded 104 runs batted in and 186 hits on the season, and their average at the plate is at .235. Colorado has a slugging percentage of .413 and have struck out 212 times, while drawing a walk on 63 occasions.
The Rockies hold a team earned run average of 4.69 on the season (27th in the league), and the staff has struck out 190 hitters. Their pitching staff has walked 102 opposing hitters and their FIP is 4.45 as a team for the year. Their strikeout to walk ratio sits at 1.86 and the pitching staff has a team WHIP of 1.47. Rockies pitchers have surrendered 26 home runs in addition to 118 runs in total (26th in the league).
The Rockies relievers have earned a save rate of 37.5% and has come into the game in 12 save situations. The relief pitchers have inherited 33 runners on the campaign and 30.3% of those runners ended up scoring. Rockies bullpen pitchers have gone to the mound with runners on base 20 times and also have had 19 appearances in high leverage situations. The Rockies have dispatched 83 relievers to the hill on the campaign. The relief pitchers have notched 4 holds on the season (29th in MLB). They have tallied 3 saves on the season and have not converted 5 of 8 chances to get a save.
The Colorado Rockies are sitting with 627 putouts over the course of the season, in addition to 234 assists and 11 errors. Their fielding rate is holding steady at .987 which ranks 6th in professional baseball, and have a total of 175 double plays. The Rockies have transformed 68.8% of balls in play into outs out of their 1,881 innings on the diamond, which has them ranked 24th in baseball.
Gray (48-38 record in his career) sits with a FIP of 3.85 and he has gone up against 3,027 hitters in the major leagues. He has conceded 708 hits (9.0 hits per 9 innings) and has 235 free passes. His earned run average is 4.51 (355 ER's allowed) and his WHIP is 1.331. Gray has pitched in 708 innings and has tallied 719 punch outs in his career.
The Arizona Diamondbacks hold a team OBP of .320 as well as a team batting average of .229 so far this season. They have been rung up on 219 occasions (15th in MLB) and have notched a total of 190 base hits. Arizona is sitting with 34 home runs on the campaign and 115 RBIs. The Diamondbacks hold a slugging percentage of .407 and they tally 5.17 runs per contest (2nd in the league). They have hit 35 doubles, while getting a free base 100 times and putting up 124 runs.
The Arizona pitching staff have conceded 121 runs this year while holding a team ERA of 4.69 (110 earned runs yielded). They have relinquished 35 dingers and they allow 5.16 runs per 9 innings (29th in the league). The Diamondbacks hold a team WHIP of 1.326 and have a FIP of 4.64 as a unit for the year. They currently have a K/BB ratio of 2.52 (194 strikeouts vs 77 walks). They rank 27th in the league as a staff in total hits allowed with 203.
Arizona bullpen pitchers have an inherited score rate of 28.6% of 28 inherited base runners. Their relievers have stepped onto the mound 24 times in high leverage situations and also on 24 occasions with runners on. Sitting with 22 save situations, the Diamondbacks have compiled 13 holds in addition to 6 blown saves. They rank 30th in the league with a save rate of 33.3%, and they have dispatched 80 relief pitchers onto the diamond over the course of the season. Arizona has called on bullpen pitchers to enter the game in 9 save chances and they have earned 3 saves.
In their 1,902 innings on the diamond, the Diamondbacks have earned a defensive efficiency of 70.2% (19th in professional baseball). The Arizona Diamondbacks have turned 14 double plays and have accounted for a fielding rate of .983 (19th in MLB). The Diamondbacks have recorded 217 assists, 15 errors and are sitting with 634 putouts for the season.
During his MLB career, Bumgarner has surrendered 1,693 base knocks and he has 1,851 K's in 1,913 innings. He has allowed 690 earned runs while holding a WHIP of 1.120 and being the owner of a FIP of 3.4. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 4.11 and he has faced 7,809 batters so far in his pro baseball career. Bumgarner (122-98 career mark) has a 3.25 ERA and has surrendered 8.0 hits per nine innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game ATS?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Arizona (-120)
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