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Colorado Rockies vs. Arizona Diamondbacks - 5/5/19 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Arizona Diamondbacks at Colorado Rockies
Date & Time Sunday May 5, 2019, 3:10 PM (EDT)
Coors Field
Denver, Colorado
The Line
The Line: Arizona Diamondbacks +126 / Colorado Rockies -137 -- Over/Under: 10
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The Arizona Diamondbacks and Colorado Rockies meet Sunday in MLB action at Coors Field.

The Arizona Diamondbacks look for another win to build on their four-game winning streak. The Diamondbacks have scored 22 runs in their last three games and five or more runs in six of their last nine games. The Arizona Diamondbacks have won 14 of their last 15 games when scoring more than one run. David Peralta leads the Diamondbacks with 42 hits and 23 RBI while Eduardo Escobar and Ketel Marte have combined for 72 hits and 45 RBI. Zack Greinke gets the ball, and he is 5-1 with a 3.27 ERA and 46 strikeouts this season. Greinke is 12-6 with a 3.76 ERA and 186 strikeouts in his career against the Rockies.

The Colorado Rockies could use a win after splitting their last 10 games. The Rockies have scored 31 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in nine of their last 12 games. The Colorado Rockies have won 12 of their last 15 games when scoring four or more runs. Nolan Arenado leads the Rockies with 41 hits and 27 RBI while Charlie Blackmon and Trevor Story have combined for 77 hits and 43 RBI. German Marquez gets the ball, and he is 3-2 with a 2.93 ERA and 43 strikeouts this season. Marquez is 3-4 with a 4.15 ERA and 75 strikeouts in his career against the Diamondbacks.

The Diamondbacks are 2-7 in their last 9 during game 3 of a series, 1-9 in their last 10 Sunday games and 6-0 in Greinkes last 6 starts. The Rockies are 3-8 in their last 11 vs. National League West, 5-0 in Marquezs last 5 starts with 4 days of rest and 5-2 in Marquezs last 7 starts. The Diamondbacks are 2-5 in the last 7 meetings in Colorado, 1-5 in the last 6 meetings and 4-1 in Greinkes last 5 road starts vs. Rockies. The under is 15-4-2 in Marquezs last 21 starts overall. The over is 7-3 in Greinkes last 10 starts overall.

We know both of these teams can score runs and these games in Coors are never safe. With that said, we're getting an ace pitcher and plus money, which are some of my favorite bets to make in baseball. The Diamondbacks have won six straight games with Greinke on the mound, and he's allowed 10 hits and one run in his last 20.2 innings of work. While there's still a lot of baseball that needs to be played, Greinke looks like Greinke of old at the moment. It's impossible to turn down the plus money with him on the hill. 

Arizona Diamondbacks +126

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