Diamondbacks visit Colorado Rockies in MLB clash
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|77-76||September 21, 2013, 08:10 PM | Coors Field||71-84|
The Colorado Rockies host Arizona on Saturday, looking to build on their 71-84 mark against the 77-76 Diamondbacks in MLB betting action at Coors Field.
For the Rockies, Collin McHugh gets the ball, charged with keeping the Diamondbacks hitters off the base paths. He'll face Trevor Cahill, 7-10 on the year.
View Arizona Diamondbacks vs Colorado Rockies Odds and Stats.
Colorado was a -124 moneyline Favorite earlier in the day at BetOnline, based on the starting pitcher matchup. That pairing made odds makers at Sportsbook.ag settle on an opening over under number of 9.5.
This game matches up the No. 27 (Rockies) and the No. 17 (Diamondbacks) teams, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.
In their last action, Arizona was a 9-4 loser on the road against the Rockies. Bettors on Colorado at -135 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (13) sent OVER bettors home happy as well. Arizona didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 9-4 to Colorado on Friday at Coors Field.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Colorado's No. 10 ranked offense (4.38 runs per game) against a Diamondbacks defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 17 at 4.26 runs allowed per game. The Rockies have been averaging 9.3 hits per game, more than the Diamondbacks have managed so far this season (9.09 hits on average).
Comparing defensive stats, Arizona owns the No. 19-rated road mark, allowing 4.35 runs per game on the highway. Colorado, on the other hand, rates No. 1 in scoring at home.
A few Diamondbacks at Rockies trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Arizona's last 8 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Colorado's last 8 games
Arizona at Colorado, Sunday, September 22nd