Arizona Diamondbacks vs. Colorado Rockies - 9/12/17 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Colorado Rockies (79-65) at Arizona Diamondbacks (83-61)
MLB Baseball: Tuesday, September 12, 2017 at 9:40 pm (Chase Field)
Jon Gray (7-4) (4.07) vs. T Walker (9-7) (3.33)
The Line: Arizona Diamondbacks -142 / Colorado Rockies +132 --- Over/Under: 9.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: FSAZ, ATRM
The Colorado Rockies and Arizona Diamondbacks meet Tuesday in MLB action at Chase Field.
The Colorado Rockies look for another victory to build on their five-game winning streak. The Rockies have scored 19 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in seven of their last eight games. The Colorado Rockies have won seven straight games when scoring more than three runs. Charlie Blackmon leads the Rockies with 196 hits and 89 RBI while DJ LeMahieu and Nolan Arenado have combined for 343 hits and 183 RBI. Jon Gray gets the ball, and he is 7-4 with a 4.07 ERA and 82 strikeouts this season. Gray is 1-2 with a 5.40 ERA and 20 strikeouts in his career against the Diamondbacks.
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The Arizona Diamondbacks look for a win after winning 10 of their last 13 games. The Diamondbacks have scored 14 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in 10 of their last 13 games. The Arizona Diamondbacks have won nine of their last 12 games when scoring more than three runs. Paul Goldschmidt leads the Diamondbacks with 154 hits and 112 RBI while David Peralta and Jake Lamb have combined for 262 hits and 146 RBI. Taijuan Walker gets the ball, and he is 9-7 with a 3.33 ERA and 124 strikeouts this season. Walker is 2-1 with a 2.32 ERA and 32 strikeouts in his career against the Rockies.
The Rockies are 4-1 in their last 5 during game 2 of a series, 8-21 in Grays last 29 road starts and 8-1 in Grays last 9 starts with 4 days of rest. The Diamondbacks are 5-1 in their last 6 during game 2 of a series, 1-4 in Walkers last 5 starts with 5 days of rest and 4-0 in Walkers last 4 starts. The Rockies are 1-5 in the last 6 meetings and the under is 4-1-1 in the last 6 meetings.
The Arizona Diamondbacks are due for a victory after a mior slump the past couple of days, and Walker is the guy to get them back on track. Walker has allowed a combined two earned runs in his last four starts and has an ERA of 0.82 in the month of September. Gray has been good in his own right recently, but he has an ERA over 4.50 on the road along with a batting average of .289. Look for Arizona to win this game.