Rockies vs. Diamondbacks - 6/25/16 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Arizona Diamondbacks (36-40) at Colorado Rockies (34-39)
MLB Baseball: Saturday, June 25, 2016 at 4:10 pm (Coors Field)
S Miller (2-6) (6.36) vs. J De La Rosa (4-4) (7.17)
The Line: Colorado Rockies -138 / Arizona Diamondbacks +128 --- Over/Under: 12 See the Latest Odds
The Arizona Diamondbacks and Colorado Rockies meet Saturday afternoon at Coors Field.
The Arizona Diamondbacks look to keep rolling after winning seven of their last eight games. The Diamondbacks have scored 19 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in 10 of their last 14 games. The Arizona Diamondbacks offense scored 10 runs in Friday’s win, and they’ve won six straight games when scoring more than three runs. Jean Segura leads Arizona with 92 hits, Paul Goldschmidt has 46 RBI and Jake Lamb has 15 home runs. Shelby Miller gets the nod, and he’s 2-6 with a 6.36 ERA and 35 strikeouts this season. Miller is 2-3 with a 5.08 ERA and 39 strikeouts in his career against the Rockies.
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The Colorado Rockies could use a win after losing six of their last eight games. The Rockies have allowed 26 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in seven of their last 10 games. The Colorado Rockies have an ERA of 4.96 and have lost six of their last eight games when allowing more than three runs. Offensively, Carlos Gonzalez leads Colorado with 87 hits, Nolan Arenado has 62 RBI and Trevor Story has 18 home runs. Jorge De La Rosa takes the hill, and he’s 4-4 with a 7.17 ERA and 43 strikeouts this season. De La Rosa is 9-8 with a 3.17 ERA and 110 strikeouts in his career against the Diamondbacks.
The Diamondbacks are 7-1 in their last 8 road games and 2-5 in Millers last 7 starts. The Rockies are 6-14 in their last 20 Saturday games and 56-17 in De La Rosas last 73 home starts. The Rockies are 11-1 in De La Rosas last 12 home starts vs. Diamondbacks.
Don't look now, but the Arizona Diamondbacks are one of the hottest teams in the league and are getting closer and closer to a .500 record. The Rockies pitching staff continues to get rocked and it's been the case with De La Rosa on the hill as well. I'll gladly take the hotter team and the plus money.