Rockies vs. Diamondbacks - 5/10/16 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Arizona Diamondbacks (16-18) at Colorado Rockies (15-17)
MLB Baseball: Tuesday, May 10, 2016 at 8:40 pm (Coors Field)
Robbie Ray (1-2) (4.40) vs. C Rusin (1-0) (4.43)
The Line: Colorado Rockies -150 / Arizona Diamondbacks +130 --- Over/Under: 11 See the Latest Odds
The Arizona Diamondbacks and Colorado Rockies play game two of their series Tuesday night.
The Arizona Diamondbacks look to build on their solid four-game winning streak. The Diamondbacks have scored 19 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in five of their last seven games. The Arizona Diamondbacks are tough to beat when their offense shows up as they’ve won six of their last nine games when scoring more than three runs. Jean Segura leads Arizona with 46 hits, Welington Castillo has 19 RBI and Brandon Drury has six home runs. Rubby De La Rosa gets the nod, and he’s 3-4 with a 4.60 ERA and 32 strikeouts this season. De La Rosa is 3-1 with a 3.94 ERA and 23 strikeouts in his career against the Rockies.
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The Colorado Rockies look for consistency after splitting their last 12 games. The Rockies have allowed 12 runs in their last three games and six or more runs in four of their last seven games. The Colorado Rockies have an ERA of 4.90 and have lost eight of their last nine games when allowing more than three runs. Offensively, Carlos Gonzalez leads Colorado with 41 hits, Nolan Arenado has 29 RBI and Trevor Story has 11 home runs. Chris Rusin takes the hill, and he’s 1-0 with a 4.43 ERA and 17 strikeouts this season. Rusin is 2-1 with a 1.71 ERA and 20 strikeouts in his career against the Diamondbacks.
The Diamondbacks are 6-2 in their last 8 Tuesday games and 1-5 in De La Rosas last 6 starts with 5 days of rest. The Rockies are 23-47 in their last 70 Tuesday games and 4-0 in Rusins last 4 starts with 4 days of rest. The under is 4-1 in the last 5 meetings in Colorado.
The Arizona Diamondbacks are on a mini roll right now, and the Rockies continue to allow runs by the boatload. Why not take a shot with the hotter team in Arizona and the plus money. The Diamondbacks have value in this spot.