Arizona Diamondbacks at Colorado Rockies - 8/12/22 MLB Picks and Prediction

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The Arizona Diamondbacks will play the Colorado Rockies in Game 1 of their series at Coors Field on Friday night.

The Arizona Diamondbacks are 51-60 this season and have won four of their last five games. Arizona is coming off of a series win against Pittsburgh, where they won three out of the four games played in the series. The Arizona pitching staff has a 4.14 ERA, a 1.29 WHIP, and a .248 opponent batting average this season. The Diamondbacks offense has scored 477 runs with a .228 batting average and a .307 on base percentage. Christian Walker is batting .212 with 26 home runs and 63 RBI’s for the Diamondbacks this season. The projected starter for Arizona is Zach Davies, who is 2-4 with a 4.03 ERA and a 1.22 WHIP over 87 innings pitched this season.

The Colorado Rockies are 50-64 this season and have alternated wins and losses over their last eight games. Colorado is coming off of a series win against St. Louis, where they won two out of the three games played. The Colorado pitching staff has a 5.01 ERA, a 1.47 WHIP, and a .277 opponent batting average. The Rockies offense has scored 523 runs with a .265 batting average and a .327 on base percentage this year. C.J. Cron is batting .279 with 23 home runs and 80 RBI’s for the Rockies this season. The projected starter for Colorado is Antonio Senzatela, who is 3-6 with a 4.68 ERA and a 1.68 WHIP over 84.2 innings pitched this season.

Arizona is 30-84 in their last 114 road games and 14-31 in their last 45 Friday games. The over is 5-1 in Arizona’s last 6 Friday games. Colorado is 2-7 in their last 9 games against the NL West and 8-20 in their last 28 game one’s of a series. The over is 5-1 in Colorado’s last 6 Friday games. Arizona is 2-9 in these two teams last 11 head to head meetings in Colorado.

Colorado is coming off of a very high scoring series against the Cardinals, where they won two out of the three games. These two teams are fourth and fifth in the NL West and are both way behind the Dodgers. Colorado is starting Antonio Senzatela, who has allowed three or fewer earned runs in five straight starts. For Arizona, Zach Davies has allowed four runs in his last seven innings pitched. I am taking the over in this game at Coors Field.

The pick in this article is the opinion of the writer, not a PickDawgz site consensus.

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