Colorado Rockies vs Arizona Diamondbacks Prediction, 8/5/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Colorado Rockies vs Arizona Diamondbacks
Date: Friday, August 5, 2022
Location: Chase Field in Phoenix, AZ
TV: Bally Sports Arizona
The Arizona Diamondbacks (46-58) welcome the Colorado Rockies (46-61) at Chase Field on Friday. The expected starting pitchers will be German Marquez and Madison Bumgarner.
As a unit, the Colorado Rockies are putting up 4.4 runs per game, which has them sitting at 14th in MLB. They have notched a total of 475 runs and hold an on-base percentage of .323. The Rockies have tallied 191 doubles as a squad and have knocked 95 baseballs out of the stadium. They have earned 452 RBI's as well as 954 hits over the course of the season, while their team batting average is at .260. Colorado is slugging .403 and have been rung up 843 times, while drawing a walk on 311 occasions.
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The Rockies are sitting with a team earned run average of 4.98 for the year (28th in the league), and the staff has struck out 755 batters. They have a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.12 and their pitching staff has recorded a WHIP of 1.46. Rockies pitchers have allowed 116 home runs and 578 runs in total (29th in baseball). Their pitching staff has walked 356 hitters and their FIP comes in at 4.36 as a squad this year.
Rockies bullpen pitchers have come into the game with opponents on base 87 times as well as having 118 appearances in high leverage situations. The relievers have tallied 41 holds on the year (28th in baseball). The Rockies relief pitchers have earned a save percentage of 74.4% and has stepped onto the mound in 80 save situations. They have compiled 29 saves this year and have blown 10 out of their 39 chances to get a save. The relief pitchers have inherited 142 base runners for the season with 35.2% of those players crossed the plate. The Rockies have sent 334 relief pitchers to the mound over the course of the season.
The Colorado Rockies have earned a total of 2,830 putouts thus far, as well as 1,075 assists and 74 errors. Their fielding percentage sits at .981 which has them ranked 29th in the majors, and they have twisted 107 double plays. The Rockies have converted 67.0% of baseballs in play into outs out of their 8,490 innings on the diamond, ranking them 30th in pro baseball.
Marquez has taken the mound for 930 innings and has accumulated 911 K's so far in his career. His earned run average is 4.40 (455 ER's allowed) and his career WHIP is 1.289. He has allowed 923 base hits (8.9 hits per nine innings) and has had 276 free passes. Marquez (60-50 career win-loss record) has a FIP of 3.96 and he has gone up against 3,941 opposing hitters in the majors.
Arizona has tallied 119 home runs on the campaign to go along with 415 RBIs. They have put up 159 doubles, while taking a walk 363 times as well as racking up 441 runs. The Arizona Diamondbacks have accounted for a team on-base percentage of .303 as well as a team batting average of .225 this season. The Diamondbacks hold a team slugging % of .386 and they score 4.24 runs per outing (20th in the league). They have struck out on 890 occasions (17th in the league) and have tallied 773 hits.
The Arizona pitching staff have given up 477 runs this year while holding a team ERA of 4.19 (427 earned runs conceded). They have relinquished 111 home runs and they surrender 4.69 runs per 9 innings (23rd in the league). The Diamondbacks hold a team WHIP of 1.292 in addition to having a FIP of 4.22 as a pitching staff so far this year. Their K/BB ratio comes in at 2.40 (757 strikeouts vs 316 bases on balls). They are currently ranked 20th in baseball as a pitching staff in total hits conceded with 868.
Sitting with 91 save situations, the Diamondbacks have accrued 53 holds and also 15 blown saves. Arizona has called on relievers to step onto the hill in 36 save chances and they have come away with 21 saves. Their bullpen pitchers have stepped onto the mound 117 times in high leverage situations and also on 95 occasions with base runners. Arizona relief pitchers have an inherited score rate of 25.4% out of 126 inherited runners. They are currently ranked 24th in the league with a save rate of 58.3%, and they have sent 360 bullpen pitchers to the mound so far this year.
In their 8,247 innings on the diamond, the Diamondbacks have a defensive efficiency of 70.0% (13th in professional baseball). The Arizona Diamondbacks have turned 86 double plays and have accounted for a fielding rate of .983 (24th in pro baseball). The Diamondbacks have 874 assists, 64 errors and have 2,749 putouts over the course of the season.
In his MLB career, Bumgarner has surrendered 1,917 base hits while tallying 2,026 strikeouts in 2,144 innings pitched. Bumgarner (133-116 mark in his career) has earned a 3.34 ERA while conceding 8.0 hits per 9 innings. He has conceded a total of 795 ER's while holding a WHIP of 1.135 and having a FIP of 3.6. He has a K/BB ratio of 3.93 and he has faced 8,787 hitters thus far in his career.
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Tony Sink's Pick: Take Colorado
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