Diamondbacks Vs Rockies: MLB Betting Odds, Trends & Stats – August 6, 2022

Written By Staff on August 6, 2022

The Arizona Diamondbacks (47-58) and Colorado Rockies (47-62) meet on Saturday at Chase Field, beginning at 8:10 PM ET. Merrill Kelly starts for Arizona (-187 to win), and Antonio Senzatela is Colorado’s (+158) choice to start.

The betting insights in the following article use the latest odds as of August 6, 2022 at 7:30 PM ET.

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Diamondbacks vs Rockies Betting Odds

Pitching Matchup

Kelly (ARI) Pitcher Senzatela (COL)
10 – 5 W/L 3 – 6
125.1 IP 77.2
2.87 ERA 4.75
1.125 WHIP 1.712
7.5 K/9 5.6
2.7 BB/9 2.3

Diamondbacks Probable Starter Merrill Kelly

  • Kelly (10-5 with a 2.87 ERA and 104 strikeouts in 125 1/3 innings pitched) gets the start for the Diamondbacks, his 22nd of the season.
  • The righty’s last time out was on Sunday against the Atlanta Braves, when he tossed 7 2/3 scoreless innings while allowing three hits.
  • In 21 games this season, the 33-year-old has amassed a 2.87 ERA and 7.5 strikeouts per nine innings, while allowing a batting average of .223 to opposing hitters.
  • Kelly is trying to earn his seventh quality start in a row in this outing.
  • The opposing Rockies offense has a collective .261 batting average, and is first in the league with 979 total hits and ninth in MLB action with 487 runs scored. It has the 12th-ranked slugging percentage (.405) and ranks 22nd in home runs (97) in all of MLB.
  • Among qualifying pitchers in MLB play this season, the 33-year-old’s 2.87 ERA ranks 13th, 1.125 WHIP ranks 24th, and 7.5 K/9 ranks 43rd.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of August 6, 2022 at 7:30 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Rockies Stats vs Kelly

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Ryan McMahon 23 .217 5 2 4 .250 .772
Charlie Blackmon 18 .333 6 0 2 .333 .722
Elias Díaz 11 .091 1 0 0 .091 .182
Brendan Rodgers 10 .400 4 0 1 .400 1.000
Randal Grichuk 10 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
C.J. Cron 10 .400 4 0 1 .400 1.000
José Iglesias 7 .286 2 0 0 .375 .804
Garrett Hampson 6 .167 1 0 0 .167 .334
Yonathan Daza 6 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Connor Joe 6 .333 2 0 0 .429 .762

Rockies Probable Starter Antonio Senzatela

  • Senzatela (3-6) will take to the mound for the Rockies and make his 17th start of the season.
  • The right-hander’s last start was on Tuesday, when he tossed 6 2/3 innings while giving up three earned runs on five hits in a matchup with the San Diego Padres.
  • The 27-year-old has an ERA of 4.75 and 5.6 strikeouts per nine innings with an opponent batting average of .348 in 16 games this season.
  • He’s looking to extend his two-game quality start streak.
  • The Diamondbacks are batting .225 this season, 28th in MLB. They have a team slugging percentage of .386 (17th in the league) with 120 home runs.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of August 6, 2022 at 7:30 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Diamondbacks Stats vs Senzatela

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Ketel Marte 25 .400 10 0 3 .423 .943
Christian Walker 22 .500 11 2 6 .500 1.455
Josh Rojas 14 .429 6 1 1 .467 1.181
Daulton Varsho 8 .500 4 0 1 .556 1.181
Carson Kelly 8 .375 3 1 2 .500 1.500
Sergio Alcántara 4 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Alek Thomas 2 .500 1 0 1 .500 2.000
Geraldo Perdomo 1 .000 0 0 0 .500 .500

Diamondbacks Betting Trends

  • The Diamondbacks have compiled a 14-12 record in games they were favored on the moneyline (winning 53.8% of those games).
  • Arizona has played as a moneyline favorite of -187 or shorter in just one game this season, which they won.
  • The Diamondbacks have a 65.2% chance to win this contest based on the moneyline’s implied probability.
  • Arizona has combined with opponents to hit the over on the total 48 times this season for a 48-56-1 record against the over/under.
  • The Diamondbacks have covered 57.1% of their games this season, going 60-45-0 ATS.
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Rockies Betting Trends

  • The Rockies have been underdogs in 86 games this season and won 34 (39.5%) of those contests.
  • Colorado has entered 36 games this season as the underdog by +158 or more and is 9-27 in those contests.
  • Sportsbooks have implied with the moneyline set for this matchup that the Rockies have a 38.8% chance to win.
  • Colorado’s games have gone over the total in 52 of their 109 chances.
  • The Rockies have an ATS record of 58-51-0 in 109 games with a spread this season.

Diamondbacks Players to Watch

  • Christian Walker is batting .196 with 13 doubles, a triple, 25 home runs and 51 walks.
  • Walker ranks 148th in batting average, 124th in on base percentage, and 59th in slugging among the qualified batters in MLB.
  • Ketel Marte has 31 doubles, two triples, 10 home runs and 43 walks while hitting .257. He paces his team with 88 hits and a .344 on-base percentage, with a team-high .447 slugging percentage.
  • Marte’s batting average ranks 71st among qualified players, his on-base percentage ranks 48th, and he is 58th in the league in slugging.
  • Daulton Varsho is hitting .240 with 15 doubles, two triples, 15 home runs and 33 walks.
  • Varsho brings a two-game hitting streak into this game. During his last five outings he is batting .313 with two home runs, three walks and two RBI.
  • Josh Rojas is hitting .272 with 15 doubles, a triple, six home runs and 31 walks.
  • Rojas brings a two-game hitting streak into this game. In his last five games he is batting .150 with a double, two walks and two RBI.

Diamondbacks Batting Stats (2022)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Christian Walker 367 .196 47 25 58 .298 .739
Ketel Marte 342 .257 52 10 37 .344 .791
Daulton Varsho 341 .240 48 15 50 .314 .742
Geraldo Perdomo 286 .196 39 4 26 .292 .565
Josh Rojas 265 .272 40 6 31 .347 .751
Alek Thomas 252 .258 34 8 29 .316 .729
Emmanuel Rivera 203 .232 26 6 22 .281 .675
Carson Kelly 166 .223 24 6 19 .276 .668
Jordan Luplow 156 .167 24 11 26 .260 .670
Jake McCarthy 136 .265 25 3 12 .320 .732

Rockies Players to Watch

  • C.J. Cron has 113 hits to go with a slugging percentage of .504, both of which are tops among Colorado hitters this season.
  • Among all qualifying batters, Cron is 41st in batting average, his on-base percentage is 81st, and he is 17th in slugging percentage.
  • Charlie Blackmon is batting .267 with a .454 slugging percentage and 60 RBI this year.
  • Blackmon is currently 55th in batting average, 97th in on-base percentage and 49th in slugging percentage among all qualifying hitters.
  • Brendan Rodgers has 105 hits this season and has a slash line of .279/.329/.430.
  • Jose Iglesias has 105 hits this season and a team-best OBP of .350.

Rockies Batting Stats (2022)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
C.J. Cron 409 .276 58 22 72 .327 .831
Charlie Blackmon 390 .267 53 16 60 .317 .771
Brendan Rodgers 377 .279 53 10 51 .329 .759
Connor Joe 356 .247 50 5 24 .349 .714
Ryan McMahon 352 .241 39 9 49 .336 .720
José Iglesias 340 .309 40 3 40 .350 .762
Randal Grichuk 332 .256 39 11 54 .299 .718
Yonathan Daza 268 .302 38 1 24 .348 .721
Elias Díaz 245 .229 18 6 31 .290 .657
Sam Hilliard 144 .181 19 2 13 .259 .530

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