Arizona Diamondbacks vs Colorado Rockies Prediction, 8/13/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Arizona Diamondbacks vs Colorado Rockies
Date: Saturday, August 13, 2022
Location: Coors Field in Denver, CO
TV: AT&T SportsNet Rocky Mountain
Odds/Point Spread: Arizona (-140) Colorado (+120)
The Arizona Diamondbacks (51-60) are headed to Coors Field on Saturday where they will go up against the Colorado Rockies (50-64). The line on this matchup has the Diamondbacks at -140 and the Rockies are coming in at +120. The over/under has been set at 11.5. The starting pitchers are Zac Gallen and Jose Urena.
Arizona has a slugging rate of .387 and have struck out 918 times, while drawing a walk on 388 occasions. They have 448 RBI's as well as 833 base knocks this year, while their team batting average comes in at .228. The Diamondbacks have accumulated 172 doubles as a squad and have hit 124 balls out of the park. They have notched a total of 477 runs scored and hold an on-base percentage of .307. As a unit, the Arizona Diamondbacks are compiling 4.3 runs per outing, which puts them at 17th in the league.
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The Diamondbacks have a team earned run average of 4.15 this year (22nd in the league), and the staff has struck out 812 hitters. They have accumulated a K/BB ratio of 2.41 and the pitching staff holds a collective WHIP of 1.29. Diamondbacks pitchers have relinquished 116 long balls and 502 runs (22nd in baseball). They have walked 337 opposing players and their FIP is 4.18 as a team for the season.
Diamondbacks pitchers have gone to the mound with runners on base 99 times and also have had 122 appearances in high leverage situations. The relief pitchers have racked up 54 holds for the season (19th in baseball). The Diamondbacks relievers have recorded a save percentage of 61.0% and has stepped onto the mound in 97 save situations. They have 25 saves so far this season and have missed out on 16 of 41 save opportunities. The relief pitchers have inherited 133 runners this season and 24.8% of those runners ended up scoring. The Diamondbacks have sent 379 relievers to the mound on the campaign.
The Arizona Diamondbacks have accounted for 2,938 putouts over the course of the season, in addition to 952 assists and 67 errors. Their fielding percentage is currently at .983 which is 24th in baseball, and they have turned 95 double plays. The Diamondbacks have transformed 70.0% of balls in play into outs in their 8,814 innings on the diamond, which has them sitting 13th in pro baseball.
Gallen has taken the ball for 391 innings and has earned 431 strikeouts so far in his pro baseball career. Gallen (17-20 career win-loss mark) sits with a FIP of 3.80 and he has gone up against 1,625 hitters during his time in the major leagues. His ERA is 3.35 (146 ER's allowed) and his WHIP is 1.164. He has allowed 312 base knocks (7.2 hits per nine innings) and has had 144 free passes.
The Rockies hold a team SLG% of .411 and they average 4.59 runs per contest (9th in MLB). They have recorded 208 doubles, while walking 331 times as well as recording 523 runs. Colorado has accounted for 104 home runs for the year as well as 499 runs batted in. They have been rung up on 893 instances (22nd in MLB) and have accounted for 1,042 hits. The Colorado Rockies have compiled a team on-base percentage of .327 in addition to a batting average of .265 for the season.
The Colorado pitching staff have surrendered 615 runs over the course of the season while holding a team ERA of 5.01 (559 earned runs allowed). They have allowed 126 home runs and they surrender 5.51 runs per 9 innings (29th in MLB). The Rockies are sitting with a team WHIP of 1.467 in addition to having a FIP of 4.43 as a squad this year. Their K/BB ratio comes in at 2.08 (794 strikeouts against 382 free passes). They are currently ranked 30th in baseball as a pitching staff in total hits given up with 1,091.
Sitting with 88 save situations, the Rockies have earned 45 holds in addition to 12 blown saves. Colorado has called on relief pitchers to enter the contest in 43 save opportunities and they have earned 31 saves. Their bullpen pitchers have stepped onto the hill 125 times in high leverage situations and on 92 occasions with runners on. Colorado relievers have an inherited score percentage of 34.7% out of 150 inherited runners. They sit at 6th in MLB holding a save rate of 72.1%, and they have sent 354 relief pitchers to the hill on the campaign.
The Colorado Rockies have gotten 118 double plays and have a fielding rate of .983 (26th in professional baseball). The Rockies have accrued 1,155 assists, 74 errors and have a total of 3,013 putouts this year. In 9,039 innings played, the Rockies hold a defensive efficiency of 67.0% (30th in professional baseball).
So far in his pro baseball career, Urena has conceded 759 base hits while he has totaled 495 punch outs in 742 innings pitched. He has given up a total of 393 earned runs while earning a WHIP of 1.392 and having a FIP of 4.8. He has a K/BB ratio of 1.81 and he has faced 3,213 opposing hitters during his MLB career. Urena (37-57 career mark) has a 4.76 earned run average while giving up 9.2 hits per nine innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Arizona (-140)
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