Colorado Rockies vs Arizona Diamondbacks Prediction, 7/6/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Colorado Rockies vs Arizona Diamondbacks
Date: Tuesday, July 6, 2021
Location: Chase Field in Phoenix, AZ
TV: Bally Sports Arizona
Odds/Point Spread: Colorado (+110) Arizona (-135)
Chase Field is the site where Riley Smith and the Arizona Diamondbacks (23-63, 5th in NL West) will play the Colorado Rockies (37-48, 4th in NL West) on Tuesday. The odds on this matchup have the Rockies priced at +110 and the Diamondbacks are at -135. The over/under opens at 8. The pitchers expected to start will be Jon Gray and Riley Smith.
Colorado has a slugging % of .396 and have been called out on strikes 715 times, while drawing a walk on 258 occasions. They have amassed 347 RBI's in addition to 682 hits on the season, and their batting average is at .244. The Rockies have accounted for 140 doubles as a team and have knocked 81 baseballs out of the park. They have earned a total of 366 runs scored and have an on-base percentage of .311. As a team, the Colorado Rockies are notching 4.3 runs per game, which ranks them 15th in baseball.
The Rockies hold a team ERA of 4.71 for the year (24th in the league), and the staff has struck out 648 batters. Their strikeout to walk ratio is 2.20 and their pitching staff has earned a collective WHIP of 1.38. Rockies pitchers have allowed 101 home runs and 420 total runs (25th in MLB). They have walked 295 opposing players and their FIP comes in at 4.54 as a squad so far this year.
The Rockies relief pitchers have earned a save rate of 48.3% and has entered the game in 59 save situations. The relief pitchers have inherited 119 base runners over the course of the season with 41.2% of those players crossed home plate. Rockies relief pitchers have stepped onto the hill with runners on base 75 times in addition to having 90 appearances in high leverage situations. The Rockies have dispatched 271 relief pitchers to the hill so far this year. The relief pitchers have racked up 30 holds so far this year (28th in baseball). They have compiled 14 saves for the season and have not converted 15 of their 29 save chances.
The Rockies have converted 68.8% of balls hit into play into outs out of 6,576 innings on the diamond, ranking them 21st in the majors. The Colorado Rockies are sitting with 2,192 putouts over the course of the season, as well as 839 assists and 53 errors. Their fielding rate is at .983 which has them ranked 22nd in MLB, and they have twisted 575 double plays.
Gray (50-43 win-loss mark in his career) has a FIP of 3.89 while going up against 3,227 batters in the major leagues. He has conceded 751 base hits (9.0 hits per nine innings) with 253 free passes. His ERA is 4.52 (379 earned runs allowed) and his WHIP is 1.331. Gray has taken the mound for 754 innings and has accounted for 757 strikeouts thus far in his career.
The Diamondbacks hold a slugging % of .371 and they score 4.16 runs per game (18th in the league). They have put up 148 doubles, while walking 286 times and putting up 358 runs. Arizona has recorded 76 home runs on the campaign as well as 336 RBIs. They have been rung up on 780 instances (8th in MLB) and have a total of 677 base hits. The Arizona Diamondbacks have a team on-base percentage of .305 in addition to a batting average of .231 on the campaign.
The Diamondbacks have a WHIP of 1.464 and have a FIP of 4.85 as a unit on the season. Their K/BB ratio is 2.29 (672 strikeouts against 294 walks). They come in at 30th in MLB as a staff in total hits conceded with 797. They have surrendered 123 homers and they relinquish 5.85 runs per 9 innings (30th in baseball). The Arizona pitching staff have conceded 484 runs this year while having a team ERA of 5.28 (437 earned runs surrendered).
Sitting with 48 save situations, the Diamondbacks have recorded 27 holds and 14 blown saves. Arizona has had relief pitchers step onto the mound in 21 save chances and they have walked away with 7 saves. Their relievers have stepped onto the hill 65 times in high leverage situations and on 69 occasions with runners on. Arizona relievers have an inherited score rate of 29.4% of 102 inherited base runners. They rank 30th in the league with a save rate of 33.3%, and they have dispatched 296 bullpen pitchers onto the diamond this year.
Out of their 6,711 innings on the field, the Diamondbacks hold a defensive efficiency of 67.8% (26th in MLB). The Arizona Diamondbacks have turned 51 double plays and hold a fielding percentage of .983 (24th in MLB). The Diamondbacks have accrued 754 assists, 53 errors and have notched a total of 2,237 putouts this year.
Smith (3-4 win-loss mark in his career) holds a 4.85 earned run average while surrendering 10.4 hits per nine innings. His K/BB ratio is 2.65 and he has faced 350 batters in his MLB career. He has conceded 44 ER's while earning a WHIP of 1.396 and having a FIP of 4.5. So far in his career, Smith has allowed 94 base hits while accumulating 53 punch outs in 81 innings pitched.
Who will win tonight's baseball game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Arizona (-135)
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