Colorado Rockies vs Arizona Diamondbacks Prediction, 7/7/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Colorado Rockies vs Arizona Diamondbacks
Date: Wednesday, July 7, 2021
Location: Chase Field in Phoenix, AZ
TV: Bally Sports Arizona
Odds/Point Spread: Colorado (+110) Arizona (-135)
Antonio Senzatela and the Colorado Rockies (37-48, 4th in NL West) go to Chase Field on Wednesday where they'll take on the Arizona Diamondbacks (23-63, 5th in NL West). The moneyline on this matchup has the Rockies coming in at +110 and the Diamondbacks are at -135. The over/under has been set at 8. The pitchers who are expected to start are Antonio Senzatela and Matt Peacock.
The Rockies have hit 140 doubles as a squad and have hit 81 baseballs out of the stadium. Colorado owns a slugging percentage of .396 and have struck out 715 times, while drawing a walk on 258 occasions. As a unit, the Colorado Rockies are scoring 4.3 runs per game, which has them at 17th in baseball. They have recorded 347 RBI's and 682 hits this season, and their team batting average is .244. They have accounted for 366 runs while holding a team OBP of .311.
Rockies pitchers have allowed 101 home runs and also 420 total runs (25th in baseball). Their pitching staff has walked 295 players from the other team and their FIP is 4.55 as a team this season. Their K/BB ratio is 2.20 and their pitching staff holds a WHIP of 1.38. The Rockies have an ERA of 4.71 so far this season (24th in the league), and they have rung up 648 batters.
The Rockies relievers have recorded a save rate of 48.3% and has entered the game in 59 save situations. The relief pitchers have inherited 119 runners on the year with 41.2% of those runners earned a run for their team. Rockies pitchers have entered the game with runners on 75 times as well as having 90 appearances in high leverage situations. The Rockies have dispatched 271 relief pitchers to the mound on the year. The relief pitchers have 30 holds over the course of the season (28th in the league). They have compiled 14 saves this year and have blown 15 of their 29 save opportunities.
The Rockies have converted 68.8% of balls in play into outs out of their 6,576 innings, which has them sitting at 22nd in professional baseball. The Colorado Rockies have 2,192 putouts thus far, as well as 839 assists and 53 errors. Their fielding percentage is currently at .983 which puts them in 23rd in baseball, and they have turned 575 double plays.
Senzatela has taken the mound for 511 innings and has earned 348 strikeouts during his pro baseball career. Senzatela (34-32 mark in his career) holds a FIP of 4.61 and he has gone up against 2,227 opposing batters during his time in the major leagues. His ERA is 4.93 (280 ER's allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.428. He has given up 558 hits (9.8 hits per nine innings) with 172 free passes.
The Arizona Diamondbacks have earned a team OBP of .305 and a batting average of .231 for the season. They have struck out on 780 occasions (9th in the league) and have notched a total of 677 hits. Arizona has accounted for 76 home runs for the year to go along with 336 RBIs. The Diamondbacks have a team slugging % of .371 and they score 4.16 runs per contest (18th in the league). They have 148 doubles, while taking a walk 286 times as well as earning 358 runs.
The Diamondbacks have a WHIP of 1.464 and are the owners of a FIP of 4.85 as a unit over the course of the season. They currently have a K/BB ratio of 2.29 (672 strikeouts vs 294 bases on balls). They rank 30th in the league as a pitching staff in total hits relinquished with 797. They have yielded 123 dingers and they yield 5.85 runs per 9 innings (30th in baseball). The Arizona pitching staff have given up 484 runs this year and come in with a team ERA of 5.28 (437 earned runs relinquished).
Arizona bullpen pitchers hold an inherited score rate of 29.4% out of their 102 inherited base runners. Their relief pitchers have come in 65 times in high leverage situations in addition to 69 occasions with runners on. With 48 save situations, the Diamondbacks have accumulated 27 holds and also 14 blown saves. They sit at 30th in MLB with a save rate of 33.3%, and they have sent 296 relief pitchers onto the diamond on the season. Arizona has had relief pitchers enter the game in 21 save chances and they have come away with 7 saves.
The Arizona Diamondbacks have turned 51 double plays and have a fielding percentage of .983 (24th in baseball). The Diamondbacks have accrued 754 assists, 53 errors and have amassed 2,237 putouts on the season. In their 6,711 innings on the diamond, the Diamondbacks have accumulated a efficiency on defense of 67.8% (26th in professional baseball).
So far in his career, Peacock has allowed 70 base knocks while totaling 34 K's in 53 innings. Peacock (2-6 win-loss record in his career) has a 5.74 ERA while giving up 11.8 hits per nine innings. He has surrendered 34 earned runs while holding a WHIP of 1.631 and being the owner of a FIP of 4.9. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.00 and he has faced 245 batters thus far in his career.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Colorado (+110)
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