MLB Prop Bets: Colorado Rockies vs Arizona Diamondbacks – August 5, 2022

MLB Prop Bets: Colorado Rockies vs Arizona Diamondbacks - August 5, 2022
2022-08-05 21:40:00 EDT

The Colorado Rockies (47-61) face the Arizona Diamondbacks (46-58) at Chase Field on Friday at 9:40pm (ET). Let’s take a look at the MLB Prop Bets for the matchup. German Marquez is the probable pitcher for the Rockies, while Madison Bumgarner is the probable pitcher for the Diamondbacks. The Diamondbacks are favored to win at -130, while the Rockies are at +110. The total runs line is set at 8.5, with OVER at -110 and UNDER at -110.

  • The Rockies (-177) have a 59-49 Run Line record this season, while the Diamondbacks (+150) hold a record of 58-46.
  • The Rockies have a 51-53-4 O/U record this season (meaning 51 games have gone over the total runs line, 53 have gone under and four have resulted in a push). The Diamondbacks have a 46-53-5 O/U record.

Scoring Insights

  • The Rockies are averaging 4.5 runs per game this season (13th in the league). Comparatively, the Diamondbacks are averaging 4.2 (20th).
  • In the field, the Rockies are allowing a whopping 5.4 runs per game this season (29th in the league), while the Diamondbacks are allowing an average of 4.6 runs (23rd).

Let’s take a look at how these teams perform in some other key statistical areas.

Batting Insights:

Batting Average

  • Looking at their batting averages this season, the Rockies are at an impressive .261 (ranking 2nd in the Major leagues), while the Diamondbacks are batting an underwhelming .225 (28th).

Home Runs

  • In terms of total home runs this season, the Diamondbacks have hit 119 (T11th in the Major Leagues). Meanwhile, the Rockies have managed 96 (23rd).

Runs Batted In

  • Finally, looking at their runs batted in, the Rockies have recorded 459 RBIs to rank 11th in the MLB this season. Comparatively, the Diamondbacks have recorded 415 RBIs to rank T20th.

Pitching Insights:

Earned Run Average

  • The Diamondbacks have an earned run average of 4.19 this season (22nd in the Majors), while The Rockies have an ERA of 4.96 (28th).


  • Turning our attention to total strikeouts, the Rockies have recorded 764 this season, ranking 28th in the MLB. Meanwhile, the Diamondbacks rank 30th for total strikeouts, recording 757.

Opponent Batting Average

  • Opponents are batting an average of .248 against the Diamondbacks this season (21st in the Major Leagues). Comparatively, the Rockies’ opponents are at .275 (30th).

First Innings Moneyline

  • Total Home Road Favorite Underdog Neutral Last 10
  • Rockies 24-30-54 16-14-27 8-16-27 5-6-11 19-24-43 0-0-0 2-4-4
  • Diamondbacks 21-28-55 13-12-29 8-16-26 5-4-16 16-24-39 0-0-0 3-2-5

Lead After Three Innings

  • Total Home Road Favorite Underdog Neutral Last 10
  • Rockies 33-53-22 20-26-11 13-27-11 9-10-3 24-43-19 0-0-0 4-5-1
  • Diamondbacks 40-36-28 23-14-17 17-22-11 11-4-10 29-32-18 0-0-0 4-4-2


  • The NRFI is 49-59 in Rockies games this season. The Diamondbacks have a 50-54 NRFI record.

Last Time They Met

The Rockies recorded a 3-2 victory over the Diamondbacks at Chase Field when these teams last met on July 10. Despite being on the wrong side of that result, Ketel Marte did what he could, hitting a home run.

Robert Steele's Free Pick:

Robert Steele

I'm not a fan of being called a "quants" (quantitative analyst) or "math wizard" but it's the truth. I'm a numbers guy. I love to crunch the data, make sense of it, and turn it into a winning bet.
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