Moneyline Favors Arizona Diamondbacks in MLB Battle with Colorado Rockies

Colorado Rockies

vs

Arizona Diamondbacks
Friday, August 08, 2014 9:40 PM ET
Chase Field

Chase Field hosts an MLB battle between the Arizona Diamondbacks and the visiting Colorado Rockies on Friday.

Tyler Matzek gets the ball in front of a hostile crowd for the Colorado Rockies on this Friday; he's 2-6 on the season. The Arizona Diamondbacks, meanwhile, will counter with Chase Anderson, who will be looking to improve on his 6-4 mark.

Colorado Rockies vs Arizona Diamondbacks Opening Odds and Betting Line

The moneyline was hovering in the range of -143 for the Arizona Diamondbacks in this one over at TopBet. The over under number was sitting near 8.5 at 5Dimes.

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Computer Prediction: Colorado Rockies vs Arizona Diamondbacks Pick

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 4.1-3.8 result in favor of the Rockies. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Colorado Rockies vs Arizona Diamondbacks Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Arizona Diamondbacks sport a record of 49-66 heading into this matchup, while the Colorado Rockies sit at 45-69 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Arizona vs Colorado injuries news.

The Arizona Diamondbacks sit at No. 23 in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Colorado Rockies sit at No. 28 on the same chart.

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How Colorado Rockies vs Arizona Diamondbacks Stats Matchup

Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features the Arizona Diamondbacks No. 18-ranked scoring average of 3.95 runs per game, against a Colorado Rockies offense rated No. 3 and scoring 4.68 runs per game. The Diamondbacks have averaged 8.79 hits per game to date this season, less than the Rockies hitters have managed (9.61 per nine innings).

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Arizona has the No. 27-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Rockies own the No. 30 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

In their last action, Colorado was a 6-2 loser at home against the Cubs. Bettors on Chicago at +111 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (8) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well. Colorado suffered a 6-2 loss against Chicago on Thursday, as Yohan Flande wasn't able to lead his team to victory at Coors Field.

Arizona was a 6-2 loser in its last match at home against the Royals. They lost as +109 underdogs, while the total score of 8 made winners of UNDER bettors. Arizona looks to rebound from a loss to the Royals, who beat them 6-2 on Thursday behind a start from Jeremy Guthrie at Chase Field.

Colorado Rockies vs Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Odds Trends

Colorado is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games
Colorado is 1-12 SU in its last 13 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Colorado's last 11 games on the road
Colorado is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing Arizona
Arizona is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
Arizona is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Arizona's last 9 games at home
Arizona is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Colorado

Next Betting Matchups

Colorado at Arizona, Saturday, August 9th