Arizona vs Colorado Rockies MLB Betting Prediction

MLB Arizona vs Colorado Rockies Prediction 4/8/2024

The Arizona Diamondbacks (4-6) travel to face off against the Colorado Rockies (2-8) on Monday, April 8th. This game will be played at Coors Field in Denver and televised on None. Both the Diamondbacks and Rockies are looking to bounce back from losses in their previous games. First pitch is set for 8:40 ET.

Diamondbacks vs Rockies

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The Rockies Took The Last Game Of This Series

The Diamondbacks closed out their series vs. the Braves with a tough 5-2 loss on the road. This game was closer than the final score indicates, as the Diamondbacks were only losing 2-0 heading into the 9th before the Braves scored three times in their half of the 9th. Arizona’s offense was able to scratch across two runs in the top of the 9th, but it wasn’t enough to pull off the comeback.

Ryne Nelson took the loss for the Diamondbacks, going five innings and giving up three earned runs on five hits. He did strike out seven in his start. Offensively, Christian Walker went 2/4 with a run scored and drove in one run. The Diamondbacks didn’t have any other hitter with more than one hit.

Zac Gallen Gets The Start For The Diamondbacks

Zac Gallen and the Diamondbacks are on the road to take on the Rockies. Gallen has started off the season with a pair of wins, and in his last outing, he went 6 innings, giving up 3 hits, and striking out 6. He did not allow a run in that outing.

Diamondbacks Offense Breakdown

When looking at the Diamondbacks’ player projections today, we see that Christian Walker is not only projected to have the most hits on the team, but he also has the best odds to hit a home run for Arizona. In fact, his home run projection is 11th best in the league today. Lourdes Gurriel Jr. has the 2nd best odds to hit a home run for the Diamondbacks, and his home run projection is 13th best in the league. Ketel Marte is 2nd on the team in terms of total hits, and his odds to hit a home run are 15th best in the league today.

The Rockies Took The Last Game Of This Series

The Rockies’ offense struggled in their most recent game vs. the Rays, but they still had a chance to pick up the win, as they were leading 2-1 heading into the 9th inning. However, the Rays scored twice in the top of the 9th to hand the Rockies a 3-2 loss. Dakota Hudson was handed the loss out of the bullpen for the Rockies.

Brenton Doyle had a good game at the plate for the Rockies, going 2/4 with a double, an RBI, and a run scored. Nolan Jones also had a two-hit game for the Rockies.

Kyle Freeland Gets The Start For The Rockies

Coming into today’s game, Kyle Freeland has had a rough start to the season, as he has taken the loss in both of his starts. He has given up 10 hits in each of his outings, and he has given up a pair of home runs in each start as well. His first start of the year came against the Diamondbacks, where he gave up 10 hits in 2 1/3 innings.

Rockies Offense Breakdown

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When looking at the Rockies’ player props for today, we see that Charlie Blackmon has the highest total hits projection on the team and his home run projection is 4th best on the team and 16th best in the league today. Kris Bryant has the 3rd best hits projection on the team, but his home run projection is the best on the team and 13th best in the league. Elias Díaz has the 2nd best home run projection on the team and Ryan McMahon is 2nd in that category as well. Nolan Jones has the best home run projection on the team and his 13th best in the league.


Diamondbacks vs Rockies Prediction


With the Rockies at +152, we see this as a great opportunity to take them on the money line. Our predicted final score is 5-4 in favor of the Rockies, giving us some wiggle room to also take them on the run line.

Looking at the starting pitchers, we have Kyle Freeland going 7th among starters in terms of picking up a win, and he is also projected to give up just four runs, which is fifth best among starters. As for Zac Gallen, he is ninth in projected strikeouts, but his chances of picking up a win are third best.

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