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Colorado Rockies vs Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Odds Preview and Pick

MLB wagering interest swings to the Colorado Rockies vs Arizona Diamondbacks battle on Saturday at Chase Field as the Diamondbacks try to pick up a win on home turf and reward those moneyline betting.

The Arizona Diamondbacks will rely on Zack Greinke to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while Chris Rusin will be his counterpart for the Colorado Rockies. Zack Greinke is 2-2 this season, and Chris Rusin is 1-0.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks such as MyBookie had set the Arizona Diamondbacks as -175 favorites on the moneyline for this contest. The over under was hovering near 8.5 for betting fans hoping to turn a profit on totals at Bovada.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 6.6-5.2 win for 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 Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Arizona (12-13) will face the 10-12 Rockies in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Arizona vs Colorado injuries news.

The Arizona Diamondbacks sit at No. 17 in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Colorado Rockies sit at No. 26 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features the Arizona Diamondbacks No. 9-ranked scoring average of 4.72 runs per game, against a Colorado Rockies offense rated No. 3 and scoring 5.5 runs per game. The Diamondbacks have averaged 9.4 hits per game to date this season, less than the Rockies hitters have managed (9.55 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

T Chatwood chucked 6.1 shutout innings at the Diamondbacks in their last game, striking out 4 in a 9-0 win against Arizona in baseball action at Chase Field.

Betting Trends
  • Colorado is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Colorado's last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Colorado's last 5 games when playing Arizona
  • Colorado is 4-9 SU in its last 13 games when playing on the road against Arizona
  • Arizona is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Arizona's last 6 games
  • Arizona is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Arizona's last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Colorado at Arizona, Sunday, May 1st