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MLB Game Preview - Rockies underdogs vs Diamondbacks at Arizona

Colorado RockiesArizona Diamondbacks
Aug 31, 9:40 PM | GrassChase Field

Colorado Rockies vs Arizona Diamondbacks Odds

64-72TEAM RECORD77-59

A key battle on the MLB odds menu sees visiting Colorado duelling Arizona on Wednesday at Chase Field.

Arizona sends Josh Collmenter out against Esmil Rogers for the Rockies in this game. Collmenter is 7-8 with a 3.44 ERA on the season, while Rogers is 5-3 on the year and has a 5.33 ERA.

View Colorado vs Arizona Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
On the opening MLB line for this matchup, Arizona sat as -180 favorites. The total was set at 9.

Power Rankings:
The Diamondbacks - Rockies odds would favor the Rockies if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Arizona is rated No. 14 in the current National League Odds Shark poll, while Colorado is at No. 9 in the National League.

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 8.3 hits per game. The Rockies average 8.8 hits per game, good for No. 6 on the National League list.

Arizona owns the National League's No. 8 defense, allowing 4.2 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Colorado's National League No. 14-rated defense.

Last time out for Colorado, they were a 9-4 loser as they battled the Diamondbacks on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Diamondbacks at -129 were rewarded, while the 13 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Colorado looks to rebound from a loss to the Diamondbacks, who beat them 9-4 on Tuesday behind a start from Wade Miley at Chase Field.

Colorado Rockies Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 3-7
Before playing San Diego are 5-5
After playing Arizona are 0-10
After a loss are 6-4

Arizona Diamondbacks Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing San Francisco are 4-6
After playing Colorado are 9-1
After a win are 9-1

A few Rockies at Diamondbacks trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 11 of Colorado's last 14 games
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
Colorado is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Arizona is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Arizona is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Arizona is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games when playing Colorado
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Arizona's last 6 games at home

Next up:
Colorado at San Diego, Friday, September 2
Arizona at San Francisco, Friday, September 2