Colorado Rockies at Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Preview

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The Arizona Diamondbacks are playing host to their NL West nemesis Colorado Rockies at Chase Field. Fox Sports Arizona will be showing the matchup and the first pitch is scheduled for 5:10 p.m. ET.

Colorado Rockies at Arizona Diamondbacks Odds

Arizona (+130) is coming into this one as the underdog against Colorado (-150) and Vegas has the Over/Under for this afternoon game at 8.5 runs. The odds for wagering on the games total sit at -105 for the under and -115 for the over. The games most recent runline odds sit at +145 for taking the Rockies +1.5 runs and -155 for the Diamondbacks -1.5.

The Diamondbacks are 2-0 SU and 1-0 ATS. They’ve gained 1.0 units for moneyline bettors and 1.0 unit against the spread (ATS). The Rockies have gone 0-2 SU this year and are 0-1 ATS. In total, the teams lost 1.1 units for moneyline gamblers this year and 1.0 unit ATS.

Diamondbacks games have an over/under record of one-0 in 2018. The Rockies have an over/under record of one-0.

The Diamondbacks just took the previous game in this series by a score of nine runs to eight.

German Marquez will get the start for Colorado. The right-handed Marquez recorded 147 strikeouts in 162 innings last year (29 starts) but finished the season 11-7 overall with a 4.39 ERA and a 1.38 WHIP. He made six starts against Arizona in 2017 and compiled a 0-3 record against the Diamondbacks with a 4.59 ERA and 30 strikeouts.

The Diamondbacks are rolling with righty Zack Greinke as their starter. Greinke recorded 215 strikeouts over 202 innings last year (32 starts), while finishing the season 17-7 overall with a 3.20 ERA and a 1.07 WHIP. He made five starts against Colorado a year ago and registered a 2-1 record with a 3.41 ERA and 37 strikeouts.

Colorado Rockies vs. Arizona Diamondbacks Prediction

Predictions: SU Winner – Diamondbacks, ATS Winner – Rockies, O/U – OVER

Betting Notes

  • The Diamondbacks went 11-8 SU against the Rockies last season.
  • The Rockies bullpen posted an ERA of 4.09 against the Diamondbacks last year.