MLB betting line favors Diamondbacks over Rockies
Colorado Rockies vs Arizona Diamondbacks Odds
Baseball bettors look for value at Chase Field on Thursday as host Arizona battles the Colorado Rockies in baseball odds action.
Jorge De La Rosa, with a record of 2-1 on the season, gets the ball for the Rockies, while the Diamondbacks trot Trevor Cahill to the mound in this one. He is 0-3 so far in 2013.
Those who planned on backing the visitors in this one found the Rockies listed as underdogs of +-136 at most sportsbooks, including Bovada. Total bettors saw the number open in the area of 9, check for updates at 5Dimes.
It's a baseball betting matchup between the National League No. 1-rated Diamondbacks and the league No. 3-ranked Rockies, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.
How They Match Up:
Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Arizona's National League No. 5-ranked scoring average of 4.6 runs per game, against a Rockies offense rated No. 2 and scoring 5.5 runs per game in the league. The Diamondbacks have averaged 9 hits per game to date this season, less than the Rockies hitters have managed (9.9 per nine innings).
Colorado brings the National League's No. 11-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Diamondbacks' league No. 5-ranked defense.
In their last action, Colorado was a 6-5 winner at home against the Braves. Bettors on Colorado at +108 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (11) sent OVER bettors home happy as well. Colorado needed extra innings to get the job done against the Braves on Wednesday as the Rockies defeated them 6-5 at Coors Field.
Arizona was a 3-2 winner in its last match on the road against the Giants. They won as +138 underdogs, while the total score of 5 made winners of UNDER bettors. Arizona won a close affair on Wednesday in their last outing, defeating San Francisco 3-2 in extra innings at AT&T Park.
Colorado Rockies Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 7-3
Before playing Arizona are 4-6
After playing Atlanta are 3-7
After a win are 8-2
Arizona Diamondbacks Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 5-5
Before playing Colorado are 5-5
After playing San Francisco are 6-4
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 OVER in 4 of Colorado's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Colorado's last 5 games when playing on the road against Arizona
Colorado is 9-3 SU in its last 12 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Arizona's last 5 games when playing Colorado
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Arizona's last 10 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Arizona's last 5 games when playing at home against Colorado
Arizona is 10-4 SU in its last 14 games when playing at home against Colorado
Colorado at Arizona, Friday, April 26