Rockies vs Diamondbacks: MLB Betting Lines, Stats and Predictions – April 6, 2021

Posted By PlayPicks Staff on April 6, 2021

Coming off of a 1-3 series loss to the Dodgers, the Colorado Rockies (1-3) are -117 favorites to pick up the win in Game 1 of a three-game series against the Arizona Diamondbacks (1-3). The series begins at Coors Field, starting on Tuesday at 8:40 PM ET. Colorado’s German Marquez gets the start, and he’ll go against Arizona’s Luke Weaver.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of April 6, 2021, 3:00 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to place a bet at DraftKings.

Rockies vs Diamondbacks Betting Lines

Rockies Betting Insights

  • The Rockies entered a game as favorites 19 times last season and won eight, or 42.1%, of those games.
  • Last season, Colorado won six of its 14 games, or 42.9%, when favored by at least -117 on the moneyline.
  • The implied probability of a win by the Rockies, based on the moneyline, is 51.9%.
  • Colorado and its opponents hit the over in 24 of their 59 games with a total last season.

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Diamondbacks Betting Insights

  • The Diamondbacks were underdogs in 39 games last season and came away with the win 16 times (41%) in those contests.
  • Arizona had a win-loss record of 13-21 when favored by +100 or worse by oddsmakers last year.
  • The Diamondbacks have an implied victory probability of 48.1% according to the moneyline set by sportsbooks for this matchup.
  • Arizona’s games went over the total in 24 of its 57 opportunities.

Diamondbacks Probable Pitcher – Luke Weaver

  • Weaver takes the mound for his first start of the season for the Diamondbacks.
  • The 27-year-old right-hander last appeared Sunday, Sept. 27 against the Rockies, when he started and went five innings.
  • Weaver and his team had a 1-6 record in games he appeared in when they were the moneyline underdog a season ago.
  • Pitchers reflected above are based on projections as of April 6, 2021 at 6:07 AM ET and may not be the pitchers at game time.

Rockies Hitting Splits

Split Record
Overall 1-3
Home 1-3
Road 0-0
vs LHP (Starters) 1-1
vs RHP (Starters) 0-2
Day Games 1-1
Night Games 0-2

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Rockies Probable Pitcher – German Márquez

  • Marquez heads to the mound for the Rockies to make his second start of the season, seeking his first win.
  • Pitchers reflected above are based on projections as of April 6, 2021 at 6:07 AM ET and may not be the pitchers at game time.

Diamondbacks Hitting Splits

Split Record
Overall 1-3
Home 0-0
Road 1-3
vs LHP (Starters) 0-1
vs RHP (Starters) 1-2
Day Games 0-0
Night Games 1-3

Rockies Hitting Stats

  • The Rockies averaged 1.1 home runs per game to rank 22nd in MLB play with 63 total home runs last season.
  • The Rockies averaged 1.2 homers per home game last season (35 total at home).
  • Trevor Story finished with a .289 batting average last season and 11 home runs.
  • Charlie Blackmon was a key run producer with a .303 average, six homers and 42 RBI.

Diamondbacks Hitting Stats

  • The Diamondbacks ranked 29th in Major League Baseball with just 58 home runs as a team.
  • They hit two or more homers in 15 games last season and were 9-6 in those matchups.
  • David Peralta put up a batting average of .300 with 34 runs batted in last season.
  • Christian Walker totaled 34 runs batted in with 59 hits.

Game Prediction

Moneyline Pick:
Rockies (-117)

Over/Under Pick: Over (10.5)

Predictions are calculated by a data-driven algorithm derived from offensive performance metrics and probable starting pitchers.

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