Arizona Diamondbacks vs Colorado Rockies Prediction, 8/14/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Arizona Diamondbacks vs Colorado Rockies
Date: Sunday, August 14, 2022
Location: Coors Field in Denver, CO
TV: AT&T SportsNet Rocky Mountain
Odds/Point Spread: Arizona (+125) Colorado (-145)
Coors Field is the site where the Colorado Rockies (51-64) will attempt to defeat the Arizona Diamondbacks (51-61) on Sunday. The line on this contest has Arizona at +125 and Colorado is sitting at -145. The total has been set at 13. The pitchers who are expected to start will be Tommy Henry and Ryan Feltner.
Arizona is slugging .385 and have struck out 922 times, while taking a walk on 391 occasions. They have recorded 450 RBI's and 838 base knocks on the year, and their team batting average is sitting at .228. The Diamondbacks have earned 173 two-baggers as a unit and have knocked 124 balls out of the stadium. They have tallied 480 runs and have an OBP of .306. As a team, the Arizona Diamondbacks are knocking in 4.3 runs per game, which ranks them 17th in MLB.
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Diamondbacks pitchers have allowed 117 home runs in addition to 507 runs in total (22nd in baseball). Their pitching staff has walked 339 opposing batters and their FIP sits at 4.18 as a squad so far this season. Their strikeout to walk ratio is 2.41 and the pitching staff has a collective WHIP of 1.29. The Diamondbacks are sitting with a team earned run average of 4.16 on the season (22nd in MLB), and their staff has struck out 818 batters.
The Diamondbacks relief pitchers have a save percentage of 61.0% and has entered the game in 97 save situations. The bullpen pitchers have inherited 135 base runners this season with 25.9% of them earned a run for their team. Diamondbacks bullpen pitchers have gone to the mound with runners on base 100 times as well as having 123 appearances in high leverage situations. The Diamondbacks have sent 382 relief pitchers to the mound on the season. The relievers have a total of 54 holds so far this season (19th in baseball). They have earned 25 saves for the season and have missed out on 16 of 41 save opportunities.
The Arizona Diamondbacks have accumulated 2,962 putouts for the season, as well as 962 assists and 68 errors. Their fielding percentage is holding at .983 which is 24th in pro baseball, and they have turned 95 double plays. The Diamondbacks have turned 70.1% of balls hit into play into outs out of their 8,886 innings, which has them sitting 13th in pro baseball.
Henry has taken the mound for 12 frames and has tallied 6 strikeouts during his career. His ERA is 3.75 (5 ER's allowed) and his WHIP is 1.083. He has surrendered 8 hits (6.0 hits per 9 innings) with 5 walks. Henry (1-1 career record) has a FIP of 5.79 while facing 49 hitters during his time in the majors.
Colorado has tallied 105 home runs over the course of the season to go along with 504 runs batted in. They have put up 210 doubles, while getting a free base 333 times as well as scoring 528 runs. The Colorado Rockies have an on-base percentage of .327 and a team batting average of .265 on the year. The Rockies hold a slugging percentage of .411 and they average 4.59 runs per game (8th in baseball). They have been rung up on 899 occasions (22nd in the league) and have a total of 1,048 base knocks.
The Rockies are sitting with a team WHIP of 1.462 in addition to having a FIP of 4.42 as a pitching staff on the season. They come in at 30th in the league as a staff in total hits relinquished with 1,096. The Colorado pitching staff have conceded 618 runs so far this season and come in with a team ERA of 4.99 (562 earned runs relinquished). Their K/BB ratio sits at 2.07 (798 strikeouts against 385 free passes). They have yielded 126 long balls and they surrender 5.49 runs per 9 innings (29th in the league).
Colorado relief pitchers have an inherited score percentage of 34.7% out of their 150 inherited base runners. Their relievers have stepped onto the hill 128 times in high leverage situations and also on 92 occasions with runners on base. With 90 save situations, the Rockies have accrued 46 holds and 12 blown saves. They are ranked 6th in baseball with a save percentage of 72.7%, and they have sent 357 relief pitchers to the mound on the campaign. Colorado has called on relievers to take the mound in 44 save chances and they have converted 32 saves.
The Colorado Rockies have gotten 120 double plays and hold a fielding percentage of .982 (27th in professional baseball). The Rockies have racked up 1,163 assists, 75 errors and are sitting with 3,040 putouts over the course of the season. Out of their 9,120 innings on the diamond, the Rockies have accumulated a efficiency on defense of 67.1% (30th in the majors).
Feltner (2-4 career record) holds a 6.66 ERA while allowing 10.4 hits per 9 innings. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.47 and he has faced 240 opposing batters in his career. He has given up 39 ER's while earning a WHIP of 1.519 and a FIP of 5.4. So far in his career, Feltner has surrendered 61 base hits while earning 47 strikeouts in 52 innings pitched.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Arizona (+125)
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