Rockies vs Arizona Diamondbacks MLB Betting Prediction

MLB Rockies vs Arizona Diamondbacks Prediction 3/31/2024

The Colorado Rockies (1-2) travel to face off against the Arizona Diamondbacks (2-1) on Sunday, March 31st. This game will be played at Chase Field in Phoenix and televised on None. The Rockies are coming off a win in their previous game, while the Diamondbacks are looking to get back on track from a loss to the Diamondbacks. First pitch is set for 4:10 ET.

Rockies vs Diamondbacks

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The Rockies and Diamondbacks split their most recent two-game series, with the Rockies taking the last game by a score of 9-4. Despite the Rockies being the underdog at +157, they jumped all over the Diamondbacks’ pitching staff, scoring five runs in the 5th inning and adding two more in the 8th.

Peter Lambert got the win out of the bullpen for Colorado, while starter Austin Gomber went 4 2/3 innings and gave up four earned runs. Tommy Henry got the start for Arizona and took the loss, giving up five earned runs in four innings of work.

Both Brenton Doyle and Ezequiel Tovar went deep for the Rockies, while Charlie Blackmon and Nolan Jones each had two RBIs. Lourdes Gurriel Jr. and Eugenio Suarez each homered for the Diamondbacks.

Ryan Feltner Gets The Start For The Rockies

Starting for the Rockies today is Ryan Feltner, who is coming off a season in which he made 10 starts and finished with a record of 2-4. His ERA for the year was 5.82, and he finished with just one quality start. Feltner’s WHIP for the season was 1.69, and he allowed a batting average of .257. His FIP for the season was 4.18, and he finished the year with a total of two home runs allowed. For the season, Feltner averaged 7.89 strikeouts per nine innings and 2.8 walks per game.

Rockies Offense Breakdown

For the Rockies, we have Charlie Blackmon with the highest total hits projection on the team and 25th in the league today. His home run projection is 4th on the team and 17th in the league. Kris Bryant is 4th on the team in terms of total hits, but he has the 2nd best home run projection for the Rockies and 14th in the league. Brendan Rodgers is 2nd in total hits and 5th in terms of home run projections for the Rockies, while Nolan Jones has the best home run projection on the team and 13th in the league.

Brandon Pfaadt Gets The Start For The Diamondbacks

Brandon Pfaadt is coming off a season in which he made 18 starts and finished with a record of 3-9. His ERA for the season was 5.72, and he had a WHIP of 1.41. Pfaadt’s batting average allowed was .279, and his slugging percentage allowed was .528. He finished the season with three quality starts and allowed a total of 22 home runs. For the season, Pfaadt averaged 8.81 strikeouts per nine innings and had a strikeout-to-walk ratio of 3.6.

Diamondbacks Offense Breakdown

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For the Diamondbacks, we have Christian Walker leading the way in terms of power, as he has the best odds on the team to hit a home run and his home run projection is 13th best in the league today. Eugenio Suárez is 2nd on the team in terms of home run projections and 14th in the league. In terms of total hits, we have Corbin Carroll with the best odds to get a hit, and his total hits projection is 26th best in the league today. Gabriel Moreno is 2nd on the team in terms of total hits.


Rockies vs Diamondbacks Prediction


Our prediction for this Rockies vs. Diamondbacks matchup is to take the over, with the line sitting at 9.5 runs. We actually have the Diamondbacks winning this one 6-5, but with the payout for a Diamondbacks win sitting at -202, we think there is more value in taking the over.

If you are looking for a payout for a Rockies vs. Diamondbacks matchup, you could look to take the Diamondbacks to hit a home run, as they are projected to hit more than the Rockies and have a higher team home run projection.

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