Colorado Rockies vs Arizona Diamondbacks Prediction, 9/4/2023 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Colorado Rockies vs Arizona Diamondbacks
Date: Monday, September 4, 2023
Location: Chase Field in Phoenix, AZ
TV: Bally Sports Arizona
The Arizona Diamondbacks (70-66) are hosting the Colorado Rockies (50-85) at Chase Field on Monday. The pitchers who are expected to start are Peter Lambert and Merrill Kelly.
Colorado has a slugging percentage of .403 and have struck out 1,279 times, while taking a walk on 370 occasions. They have recorded 568 runs batted in and 1,139 base knocks over the course of the season, and their batting average sits at .249. The Rockies have recorded 254 two-baggers as a team and have knocked 135 balls out of the stadium. They are sitting with 596 runs while holding a team on-base percentage of .310. As a team, the Colorado Rockies are earning 4.4 runs per outing, which has them at 18th in baseball.
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The Rockies are sitting with a team ERA of 5.60 over the course of the season (29th in baseball), and their staff has struck out 931 batters. Rockies pitchers have given up 198 long balls and 796 total runs (30th in baseball). Their pitching staff has walked 478 opposing batters and their FIP is 5.23 as a squad so far this season. Colorado has conceded 1,322 base hits (10.1 per 9 innings) as well as 734 earned runs. Their K/BB ratio is 1.95 and their pitching staff has earned a collective WHIP of 1.53.
The Rockies relief pitchers have a save percentage of 48.1% and has entered the game in 104 save situations. The relief pitchers have inherited 214 runners so far this season and 37.9% of those players ended up scoring. Rockies bullpen pitchers have entered the contest with runners on base 132 times in addition to having 122 appearances in high leverage situations. The Rockies have sent 448 relief pitchers to the mound over the course of the season. The bullpen are sitting with 48 holds this season (30th in the league). They have 26 saves on the season and have blown 28 out of their 54 save chances.
The Rockies have turned 67.3% of balls in play into outs in their 10,614 innings, which has them ranked 28th in pro baseball. The Colorado Rockies have accumulated 3,538 putouts over the course of the season, in addition to 1,282 assists and 73 errors. Their fielding percentage sits at .985 which has them ranked 16th in MLB, and have accumulated 144 double plays.
Lambert has taken the ball for 171 innings and has tallied 124 strikeouts so far in his career. His earned run average is 6.36 (121 earned runs allowed) and his career WHIP is 1.593. He has given up 210 hits (11.0 hits per nine innings) with 63 walks. Lambert (6-12 career record) has earned a FIP of 5.74 while he has faced 776 opposing hitters during his time in the major leagues.
Arizona has accumulated 148 home runs on the year to go along with 599 RBIs. They have 238 doubles, while getting a free base 450 times as well as scoring 634 runs. The Arizona Diamondbacks have recorded an on-base percentage of .323 as well as a team batting average of .253 so far this year. The Diamondbacks hold a team slugging percentage of .418 and they average 4.66 runs per contest (13th in the league). They have been rung up on 1,060 occasions (28th in baseball) and have a total of 1,157 base hits.
The Arizona pitching staff have relinquished 657 runs for the year while holding a team ERA of 4.63 (619 earned runs allowed). They have conceded 172 home runs and they surrender 4.91 runs per 9 innings (21st in the league). The Diamondbacks have a team WHIP of 1.342 and are the owners of a FIP of 4.45 as a staff on the year. Their K/BB ratio is 8.40 (1,125 strikeouts vs 442 walks). They are sitting at 23rd in baseball as a pitching staff in total hits surrendered with 1,173.
Sitting with 132 save situations, the Diamondbacks have compiled 66 holds in addition to 25 blown saves. Arizona has had relief pitchers enter the game in 64 save chances and they have come away with 39 saves. Their relievers have stepped onto the hill 134 times in high leverage situations and also on 141 occasions with runners on. Arizona relievers have an inherited score percentage of 30.0% of 203 inherited runners. They are ranked 20th in the league holding a save rate of 60.9%, and they have dispatched 454 relievers to the mound for the year.
The Arizona Diamondbacks have gotten 114 double plays and hold a fielding percentage of .991 (1st in baseball). The Diamondbacks have accrued 1,167 assists, 44 errors and have amassed 3,610 putouts on the campaign. In 10,830 innings on the field, the Diamondbacks hold a defensive efficiency of 69.3% (13th in professional baseball).
So far in his MLB career, Kelly has allowed 657 base hits while accumulating 641 K's in 714 innings. Kelly (46-41 win-loss mark in his career) holds a 3.83 ERA and has conceded 8.3 hits per 9 innings. He has given up 304 ER's while holding a WHIP of 1.222 and a FIP of 4.0. He has a K/BB ratio of 2.97 and he has faced 2,949 hitters so far in his pro baseball career.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Colorado
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