Colorado Rockies vs Arizona Diamondbacks Prediction, 5/7/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Colorado Rockies vs Arizona Diamondbacks
Date: Saturday, May 7, 2022
Location: Chase Field in Phoenix, AZ
TV: Bally Sports Arizona
Odds/Point Spread: Colorado (-110) Arizona (-110)
The Colorado Rockies (15-10) are hitting the road to Chase Field on Saturday where they will play the Arizona Diamondbacks (13-13). The moneyline on this contest has the Rockies at -110 and the Diamondbacks are priced at -110. The total is set at 8. The pitchers taking the mound are Kyle Freeland and Zach Davies.
The Rockies have accumulated 45 doubles as a team and have hit 25 balls out of the park. Colorado is slugging .424 and have been called out on strikes 177 times, while being walked on 74 occasions. As a squad, the Colorado Rockies are knocking in 4.6 runs per contest, which is 6th in MLB. They have tallied 105 RBI's in addition to 211 base knocks so far this year, while their batting average is .262. They have tallied 111 runs while holding a team OBP of .331.
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Rockies pitchers have conceded 21 home runs in addition to 122 total runs (27th in the league). Their pitching staff has walked 71 batters and their FIP comes in at 3.92 as a squad on the campaign. Their strikeout to walk ratio sits at 2.38 and the pitching staff has recorded a WHIP of 1.41. The Rockies have a team ERA of 4.50 for the year (26th in the league), and their staff has struck out 169 batters.
Rockies pitchers have entered the contest with runners on 22 times and also have had 22 appearances in high leverage situations. The relievers have racked up 13 holds so far this year (16th in MLB). The Rockies bullpen have a save percentage of 78.6% and has entered the game in 27 save situations. They have recorded 11 saves for the year and have blown 3 of their 14 chances to save the game. The bullpen pitchers have inherited 47 base runners over the course of the season and 36.2% of those players earned a run for their team. The Rockies have dispatched 74 relievers to the hill on the season.
The Rockies have turned 65.8% of balls hit into play into outs out of their 1,989 innings on the diamond, which ranks them 29th in professional baseball. The Colorado Rockies have a total of 663 putouts over the course of the season, in addition to 278 assists and 17 errors. Their fielding percentage is holding steady at .982 which ranks 23rd in the majors, and they have turned 40 double plays.
Freeland has taken the mound for 680 innings and is sitting with 531 punch outs so far in his career. Freeland (41-43 career record) holds a FIP of 4.52 and he has faced 2,940 opposing hitters in the majors. His ERA is 4.22 (319 ER's allowed) and his WHIP is 1.407. He has given up 717 base hits (9.5 hits per 9 innings) and has 240 walks.
The Diamondbacks have a SLG% of .347 and they tally 3.50 runs per contest (25th in the league). They have hit 37 two-baggers, while taking a walk 97 times and putting up 91 runs. Arizona has knocked in 29 home runs on the year as well as 86 runs batted in. They have been rung up on 243 occasions (2nd in MLB) and have earned a total of 159 base knocks. The Arizona Diamondbacks have compiled a team on-base percentage of .281 as well as a batting average of .191 on the campaign.
The Diamondbacks have a WHIP of 1.243 and have a FIP of 4.06 as a staff so far this season. Their strikeout to walk ratio is 1.97 (169 strikeouts against 86 bases on balls). They sit at 23rd in MLB as a pitching staff in total hits allowed with 200. They have given up 20 dingers and they surrender 4.19 runs per 9 innings (17th in the league). The Arizona pitching staff have given up 107 runs on the campaign while having a team ERA of 3.56 (91 earned runs surrendered).
Arizona relievers have an inherited score rate of 34.2% of 38 inherited base runners. Their bullpen pitchers have stepped onto the mound 39 times in high leverage situations and on 26 occasions with base runners. Sitting with 33 save situations, the Diamondbacks have earned 20 holds and 4 blown saves. They rank 20th in the league holding a save percentage of 69.2%, and they have dispatched 100 bullpen pitchers onto the diamond on the campaign. Arizona has had relief pitchers step onto the hill in 13 save chances and they have recorded 9 saves.
Out of their 2,070 innings played, the Diamondbacks are sitting with a efficiency on defense of 71.5% (10th in professional baseball). The Arizona Diamondbacks have gotten 25 double plays and have notched a fielding percentage of .977 (26th in the majors). The Diamondbacks have racked up 221 assists, 21 errors and have a tally of 690 putouts on the season.
In his pro baseball career, Davies has surrendered 855 hits while tallying 627 strikeouts in 855 innings pitched. He has given up 394 earned runs while earning a WHIP of 1.333 and being the owner of a FIP of 4.4. His strikeout to walk ratio is 2.20 and he has faced 3,632 hitters in his MLB career. Davies (57-49 career mark) has a 4.15 ERA and has allowed 9.0 hits per nine innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Colorado (-110)
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