Diamondbacks vs. Rockies Prediction, Computer Picks, Odds & Pitching Matchup 7/9/2022

by | Jul 9, 2022

The Colorado Rockies (37-47) and Kris Bryant (2 HR in his last game) are underdogs (+105) on the moneyline for their matchup with the Arizona Diamondbacks (37-47) on Saturday at 4:10 PM ET. Madison Bumgarner will get the ball for Arizona while Colorado counter with Kyle Freeland.

Diamondbacks vs. Rockies Spread and Betting Line

Diamondbacks vs Rockies Betting Information
Favorite Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds
Diamondbacks -124 +105 9 -110 -110 -1.5 +125 -114

Computer Predictions for Diamondbacks vs. Rockies

After taking a look at all of the key stats and trends for this matchup, our best bet is the Rockies on the moneyline at +105. Our computer prediction sees the scoring going under the total of 9 runs.

Our computer pick: Colorado Rockies (+105) and Under (9)

Diamondbacks vs. Rockies Game Info

  • Arizona Diamondbacks probable starting pitcher: Madison Bumgarner
  • Colorado Rockies probable starting pitcher: Kyle Freeland
  • Game Day: Saturday, July 9, 2022
  • Game Time: 4:10 PM ET
  • Location: Phoenix, Arizona
  • Stadium: Chase Field

Arizona Diamondbacks vs Colorado Rockies Pitching Matchup

Bumgarner Freeland
17 GS 16
4-8 W-L 4-6
3.74 ERA 4.43
84.1 IP 91.1
29 BB 27
61 SO 63

Diamondbacks Starter Madison Bumgarner

  • Bumgarner gets the start for the Diamondbacks, his 18th of the season. He is 4-8 with a 3.74 ERA and 61 strikeouts in 84 1/3 innings pitched.
  • The left-hander last pitched on Monday against the San Francisco Giants, when he went 5 2/3 innings, allowing three earned runs while giving up five hits.
  • The 32-year-old has amassed an ERA of 3.74, with 6.5 strikeouts per nine innings, in 17 games this season. Opponents are hitting .263 against him.
  • Bumgarner is looking to record his fourth quality start of the season in this matchup.
  • Bumgarner will look to go five or more innings for his third straight appearance. He’s averaging 4.3 innings per outing.
  • He will face off against a Rockies offense that ranks second in MLB with 747 total hits (on a .259 batting average). The team also slugs a collective .402 (10th in MLB) with 79 total home runs (21st in MLB).
  • Among qualifying pitchers in MLB action this season, the 32-year-old’s 3.74 ERA ranks 39th, 1.387 WHIP ranks 56th, and 6.5 K/9 ranks 57th.

Rockies Starter Kyle Freeland

  • The Rockies will send Freeland (4-6) to the mound for his 17th start this season.
  • The left-hander’s last appearance was on Tuesday, when he threw 5 2/3 innings against the Los Angeles Dodgers, giving up four earned runs while allowing six hits.
  • The 29-year-old has pitched to a 4.43 ERA this season with 6.2 strikeouts per nine innings compared to 2.7 walks per nine across 16 games.
  • He has earned a quality start seven times in 16 starts this season.
  • Freeland will look to pitch five or more innings for the eighth start in a row.
  • The Diamondbacks have scored 356 runs this season, which ranks 17th in MLB. They are batting .220 for the campaign with 98 home runs, 11th in the league.
  • The Diamondbacks have gone 5-for-22 in one game against the left-hander this season.
  • The 29-year-old ranks 54th in ERA (4.43), 55th in WHIP (1.369), and 60th in K/9 (6.2) among qualified pitchers in the majors this season.

Diamondbacks Betting Picks & Insights

  • This season, the Diamondbacks have won eight out of the 18 games, or 44.4%, in which they’ve been favored.
  • This season, Arizona has won five of its 13 games, or 38.5%, when favored by at least -124 on the moneyline.
  • The implied probability of a win from the Diamondbacks, based on the moneyline, is 55.4%.
  • So far this season, Arizona and its opponents have hit the over in 41 of their 89 games with a total.
  • The Diamondbacks are 49-40-0 against the spread in their 89 chances this season.

Rockies Betting Picks & Insights

  • The Rockies have won in 26, or 38.8%, of the 67 contests they have been named as odds-on underdogs in this year.
  • Colorado has a mark of 22-33 in contests where sportsbooks favor them by +105 or worse on the moneyline.
  • The moneyline set for this matchup implies the Rockies have a 48.8% chance of coming away with a victory in the contest.
  • Colorado and their opponents have gone over in 41 of their 86 games with a total set by sportsbooks this season.
  • In 86 games with a line this season, the Rockies have a mark of 44-42-0 against the spread.

Diamondbacks Leaders & Batting Stats

  • Christian Walker has accumulated a team-best 21 home runs and 42 runs batted in.
  • Walker is eighth in home runs and 48th in RBI among all hitters in MLB.
  • Walker carries a two-game hitting streak into this matchup. During his last five outings he is hitting .267 with two doubles and six walks.
  • Ketel Marte is hitting .268 to lead his team.
  • Marte ranks 193rd in home runs and 158th in RBI on the year.
  • Marte carries a three-game streak with at least one hit into this contest. In his last five games he is hitting .357 with two doubles, four walks and two RBI.
  • Daulton Varsho is batting .238 with 15 doubles, 12 home runs and 20 walks.
  • David Peralta has 16 doubles, a triple, 11 home runs and 23 walks while batting .245.
Christian Walker 82 .210 .323 .479 21 42 60
Ketel Marte 75 .268 .359 .426 5 26 71
Daulton Varsho 77 .238 .297 .418 12 41 67
David Peralta 73 .245 .312 .460 11 36 58
Josh Rojas 53 .275 .343 .423 5 23 52

Rockies Leaders & Batting Stats

  • C.J. Cron paces the Rockies in home runs (20) and runs batted in (66).
  • In all of MLB, Cron is 11th in home runs and second in RBI.
  • Cron takes a hitting streak of two games into this matchup. During his last five outings he is hitting .250 with two doubles, a home run, two walks and two RBI.
  • Charlie Blackmon has 14 doubles, two triples, 13 home runs and 22 walks while hitting .262.
  • Blackmon ranks 44th in home runs and 32nd in RBI among all major league hitters this year.
  • Brendan Rodgers is hitting .258 with 18 doubles, two triples, eight home runs and 22 walks.
  • Connor Joe is batting .268 with 13 doubles, four triples, five home runs and 43 walks.
C.J. Cron 84 .295 .350 .551 20 66 96
Charlie Blackmon 75 .262 .316 .453 13 45 78
Brendan Rodgers 73 .258 .313 .418 8 42 74
Connor Joe 76 .268 .368 .390 5 19 79
José Iglesias 70 .297 .338 .391 2 23 76

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