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2021 MLB Handicapping
(41-81) Arizona Diamondbacks vs. Colorado Rockies (55-66)
Date: Saturday, August 21st, 2021
Time: 8:10 PM ET
Venue: Coors Field, Colorado
Projected Pitchers: Zac Gallen (ARI) vs. Kyle Freeland (COL)
MLB Moneyline Odds: Diamondbacks +110 Rockies -135
MLB RunLine Betting Odds: Diamondbacks +1.5, Rockies -1.5
MLB Baseball Gambling Total: O/U: 10.5
The Diamondbacks will be in Colorado to take on the Rockies for game 2 Saturday at 8:10 ET. Game 1 is Friday at 8:40 ET.
Zac Gallen is going for the Diamondbacks and Kyle Freeland is going for the Rockies.
These teams met back in July and the Diamondbacks won 2 games out of 3.
The Diamondbacks have had a terrible season so far and they have been the worst team in baseball.
This team is in last place of the National League West with a record of 41-81. They are 37.5 games out of 1st place.
Arizona beat the Phillies 6-2 on Thursday. They ended up sweeping that 3 game set with Philadelphia. The Snakes scored 13 runs and allowed 6 runs in that series.
Madison Bumgarner went 8 innings and allowed 1 earned run on Thursday.
Zac Gallen has not been great this year. He is 1-7 with a 5.03 ERA. His last start was against the Padres where he went 5 innings and allowed 4 earned runs. San Diego won that game 8-2.
The pitching has been very bad for this team so far. They have an ERA of 5.24 which is 29th best in the majors.
Their offense is scoring 4.18 runs per game which is 22nd best overall.
Arizona has hit 105 home runs which is 29th best in the league.
The Rockies got off to a very bad start, but they have played better as the year has gone on.
They are in 4th place of the National League West with a record of 55-66. The Giants lead them by 23 games.
Colorado swept the Padres in a 3 game series this week. In those games, the Rockies scored 20 runs and allowed 13 runs.
Chi Chi Gonzalez went 3 innings and allowed 3 earned runs on Wednesday.
Kyle Freeland is 4-6 with a 4.40 ERA. His last start was against the Giants where he went 6 innings and allowed 1 earned run. Colorado won that game 4-1.
Pitching has not been a strength of this team. They have an ERA of 4.70 which is 24th best in baseball.
Offense is the best part of what this team does. They are scoring 4.50 runs per game which is 15th best in the league.
Colorado has hit 132 home runs which is 24th best in baseball.
MLB Baseball Betting Trends:
- Diamondbacks are 17-36 in their last 53 road games vs. a left handed starter.
- Diamondbacks are 16-36 in their last 52 games vs. a left handed starter.
- Diamondbacks are 8-18 in their last 26 games vs. a team with a losing record.
- Diamondbacks are 15-38 in their last 53 games vs. the National League West.
- Rockies are 6-1 in their last 7 vs. a starter with a WHIP greater than 1.30.
- Rockies are 4-1 in their last 5 games overall.
- Rockies are 4-1 in their last 5 games on grass.
- Rockies are 20-6 in their last 26 home games vs. a right handed starter.
Arizona Diamondbacks vs. Colorado Rockies MLB Prediction:
The Rockies have been playing well as of late and I look for that to continue in this game on Saturday. I have no confidence backing the Diamondbacks.
Colorado is the better team and I feel they will show that in this game. There is no excuse to lose to Arizona.
I feel that Freeland will be solid and the Rockies will hit around Gallen enough to get a win.
I like the Rockies as home favorites in this one.
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