Arizona Diamondbacks vs Colorado Rockies Preview
Colorado Rockies vs Arizona Diamondbacks Odds
The baseball wagering menu sees a clash between Arizona and Colorado on Saturday, with the host Diamondbacks trying to win for themselves and reward bettors who back them on the moneyline.
Wade Miley gets the call for the Arizona Diamondbacks and he will try to build on a 4-7 mark. In the other dugout, Drew Pomeranz brings a 0-1 ledger to the game for the Rockies as he tries to quiet the Diamondbacks bats.
The Rockies were listed as +-164 underdogs on the baseball moneyline at many online sportsbooks, including 5Dimes. The total was set at 9.5 before betting started earlier on Monday over at Bovada.
The MLB Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the National League's No. 9-rated Rockies taking on the National League's No. 4-rated Diamondbacks in this contest.
How They Match Up:
Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Arizona has the National League's No. 5-rated offensive output, at 9 hits per game. The Rockies average 9.4 hits per game, good for No. 2 on the National League list.
Colorado brings the National League's No. 13-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Diamondbacks' league No. 6-ranked defense.
In their last action, Colorado was a 5-0 loser on the road against the Diamondbacks. Bettors on Arizona at -130 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well. Colorado didn't plate a single run in their last outing, shut down by Tyler Skaggs in a losing cause, 5-0, against Arizona on Friday.
Colorado Rockies Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Arizona are 7-3
After playing Arizona are 6-4
After a loss are 3-7
Arizona Diamondbacks Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Colorado are 5-5
After playing Colorado are 4-6
After a win are 5-5
A few Rockies at Diamondbacks trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Colorado's last 5 games when playing Arizona
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Colorado's last 7 games when playing on the road against Arizona
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Colorado's last 9 games
Colorado is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing Arizona
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Arizona's last 5 games when playing Colorado
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Arizona's last 8 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Arizona's last 7 games when playing at home against Colorado
Arizona is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
Colorado at Arizona, Sunday, July 7