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Colorado Rockies vs. Arizona Diamondbacks MLB Baseball Betting Picks

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Colorado Rockies vs. Arizona Diamondbacks

Wednesday’s MLB baseball betting action brings us Game 2 of the Colorado Rockies vs. Arizona Diamondbacks series. Game 1 saw the Colorado Rockies deliver a lopsided 8-1 finish over the Diamondbacks in Arizona. Notwithstanding that result, tonight’s MLB sports betting odds have decided to favor Arizona at home. So should bettors take Colorado as the underdog tonight?

Colorado Rockies vs. Arizona Diamondbacks – Wednesday, June 19th

When: 8:40 pm ET
Where: Chase Field, Phoenix, Arizona
TV: ESPN+
Stream: Watch ESPN, MLB TV

Colorado Rockies vs. Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Rockies +1½ (-160) 8½ (-120) +138
Diamondbacks -1½ (+140) 8½ (EV) -148
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Colorado Rockies

The Rockies enter tonight’s matchup sporting a 38-34 record that ranks them 2nd in the NL West. At the present time, the division is led by the Los Angeles Dodgers and their 49-25 record. This gives LA a 10-game lead over the Rockies. With this in mind, it’s clear that Colorado needs a lengthy win streak to rival the Dodgers for the top spot in the division. But since Colorado is 3-3 in their last 6, it’s clear their not getting what they need.

Tonight the club will be starting RHP Jon Gray. Gray enters this contest sporting a 6-5 record as well as a 4.38 ERA and a 1.38 WHIP. However, in his last 6 inning pitched, Gray has posted a 5.68 ERA and a 1.89 WHIP. With this in mind, it’s clear that Colorado has an uphill battle this evening.

Players to Watch: Trevor Story (17 HR, 48 RBI, .294 BA), Nolan Arenado (18 HR, 60 RBI, .327 BA), and Charlie Blackmon (16 HR, 47 RBI, .341 BA).

Arizona Diamondbacks

The Diamondbacks charge into this evening’s match sporting a 38-36 record that ranks them 3rd overall in the NL West. As aforementioned, the Dodgers currently lead the division. Additionally, Los Angeles has an 11-game lead over Arizona. However, tonight’s matchup is really a battle for 2nd place in the division since Arizona is one game behind Colorado.

This Wednesday night, the Diamondbacks will be sticking with RHP Zack Greinke. Greinke enters this contest with an 8-2 record as well as a 2.65 ERA and a 0.88 WHIP. Considering that Greinke has a 0.274 WHIP and a 0.00 ERA in his last 7 innings pitched, it’s clear Arizona has a sizable advantage ahead of tonight’s contest.

Players to Watch: Ketel Marte (20 HR, 50 RBI, .293 BA), Eduardo Escobar (17 HR, 58 RBI, .288 BA), and Nick Ahmed (5 HR, 29 RBI, .273 BA).

Colorado Rockies vs. Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Numbers

Trends

  • Colorado Rockies

    • The TOTAL has gone OVER in 4 of Colorado’s last 5 games.
    • 13-7 SU in their last 20 games.
    • 6-0 SU in their last 6 games against Arizona.
    • 7-1 SU in their last 8 games when playing on the road against Arizona.
    • 22-13 ATS when playing on the road this season
    • The TOTAL has gone OVER in 5 of Colorado’s last 7 games this season.
  • Arizona Diamondbacks

    • The TOTAL has gone UNDER in 7 of Arizona’s last 8 games against an opponent in the National League West division.
    • The TOTAL has gone UNDER in 4 of Arizona’s last 5 games against Colorado.
    • 8-4 SU in their last 12 gam
    • The TOTAL has gone OVER in 6 of Arizona’s last 9 games.
    • 16-15 ATS when playing at home this season

Injuries

  • Colorado Rockies

    • NONE
  • Arizona Diamondbacks

    • Jake Lamb 3B
    • Alex Avila C

Colorado Rockies vs. Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Picks

So which side should legal betting fans take in this Colorado Rockies vs. Arizona Diamondbacks matchup? All in all, it’s clear that Arizona is the way to go here. They may be coming off a loss but the talent they have on the mound is more than enough to secure a win tonight. Sign up today to make your online betting prediction!

Moneyline: The moneyline is favoring Arizona but not by much, making them a great straight up pick tonight.

ATS: The run line is normal for this contest. If Greinke can play like he has been, then the Diamondbacks should have no problem covering this line. This could payoff considering the vig.

TOTALs: Last night’s matchup was pretty high scoring. However, don’t expect this one to go over.

Score Prediction: 6-1 Arizona.