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Colorado Rockies vs Arizona Diamondbacks Predictions, Picks, Odds, and Betting Preview – Season Series July 20-22 2018

Colorado Rockies vs Arizona Diamondbacks Predictions, Picks, Odds, and Betting Preview – Season Series July 20-22 2018

The Arizona Diamondbacks and the Colorado Rockies are just two of the teams currently in a wild race to the top of the National League West division, and here they are about to begin an interesting series at Chase Field. Read on for a breakdown of each of their next three matchups.

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Game by Game Betting Preview for the Colorado Rockies vs Arizona Diamondbacks Regular Season Series Running from July 20-22, 2018

Where: Chase Field, Phoenix, Arizona

When:

Game 1, Friday, July 20, 9:40PM
Game 2, Saturday, July 21, 8:10PM
Game 3, Sunday, July 22, 4:10PM

Line: Colorado Rockies vs Arizona Diamondbacks– view all MLB lines

TV Broadcast: ESPN


Game 1, Friday, July 20, 9:40PM

Starters: German Marquez (8-8, 4.81 ERA) vs. Robbie Ray (3-2, 5.03 ERA)

Pitching:

Marquez is coming off a win on July 11, when he allowed two earned runs on five hits in 6.0 innings of a 19-2 win at home over Arizona. He will face the Diamondbacks once again this Thursday looking to extend his team’s three-game win streak when he’s on the mound. The D’backs will send to the mound Ray, who is looking to get his first win this month. He is 0-2 with a 7.36 ERA this July.

Hitting:

 

  • Daniel Descalso is 5-for-14 vs. Marquez.
  • Charlie Blackmon is 15-for-33 vs. Ray.

 

 

Writer’s Prediction:

Arizona wins, 5-4.


Game 2, Saturday, July 21, 8:10PM

Starters: Kyle Freeland (8-6, 3.11 ERA) vs. Zack Godley (11-6, 4.61 ERA)

Pitching:

Freeland pitches better at home than on the road, but he is still decent away from Coors Field with a 3-4 record and a 3.38 ERA in 11 starts outside of Colorado. Godley has not allowed more than an earned run in any of his last two appearances of at least 6.0 innings long. He is 5-2 with a 3.72 ERA at Chase Field this season.

Hitting:

  • Paul Goldschmidt is 3-for-10 with a double vs. Freeland. 
  • Charlie Blackmon is 3-for-9 vs. Godley.

Writer’s Prediction:

Colorado wins, 6-5.


Game 3, Sunday, July 22, 4:10PM

Starters: Jon Gray (8-7, 5.44 ERA) vs. Zack Greinke (10-5, 3.18 ERA)

Pitching:

The Rockies are 3-0 in Gray’s last three starts. Over that span, Gray has allowed seven earned runs on 20 hits with three walks and 25 strikeouts in 18.1 total innings. As for Greinke, the former Cy Young Award winner is sporting a fantastic 4-1 record and 2.56 ERA in 10 home starts.

Hitting:

  • Jon Jay is 6-for-16 vs, Gray.
  • Nolan Arenado is 14-for-53 vs. Greinke.

Writer’s Prediction:

Arizona wins, 5-4.


Writer’s Overall Series Prediction

The Diamondbacks bite the Rockies in the Arizona desert and take two of three.

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