Diamondbacks Vs Rockies: MLB Betting Lines, Stats And Predictions – April 29, 2021

Posted By PlayPicks Staff on April 29, 2021

The Arizona Diamondbacks (12-12) host the Colorado Rockies (9-15) at 9:40 PM ET on Thursday for a sluggers’ duel between two of the best home-run hitters in MLB. Eduardo Escobar has racked up seven homers this season, fourth in the league, for the favored Diamondbacks (-157), while Ryan McMahon ranks first in the majors with eight dingers of his own this season for the underdogs. Arizona’s Luke Weaver and Colorado’s Antonio Senzatela have been named the starters for this contest.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of April 29, 2021, 2:00 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to place a bet at DraftKings.

Diamondbacks vs Rockies Betting Lines

Diamondbacks Betting Insights

  • The Diamondbacks lost the only game they’ve played as the favorite this season.
  • Arizona has not entered a game this season with shorter moneyline odds than -157.
  • The implied probability of a win from the Diamondbacks, based on the moneyline, is 58.7%.
  • When it comes to hitting the over, the Diamondbacks and their opponents are 5-5 in their last 10 games with a total.

Diamondbacks Last 10 Games Trend

Stat Avg/Total
Record 7-3
Runs Per Game 5.8
HR 16
ERA 4.50
K/9 8.5

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Rockies Betting Insights

  • The Rockies have come away with six wins in the 20 contests they have been listed as the underdogs in this season.
  • This season, Colorado has been victorious three times in 14 chances when named as an underdog of at least +133 or longer on the moneyline.
  • Bookmakers have implied with the moneyline set for this matchup that the Rockies have a 41.3% chance of pulling out a win.
  • In their previous 10 games with a total, the Rockies and their opponents have combined to clear the over/under on five occasions.

Rockies Last 10 Games Trend

Stat Avg/Total
Record 6-4
Runs Per Game 5.2
HR 14
ERA 4.45
K/9 8.7

Rockies Probable Pitcher – Antonio Senzatela

  • Senzatela (1-3) takes the mound first for the Rockies in his sixth start of the season. He has a 5.76 ERA in 25 innings pitched, with 15 strikeouts.
  • His most recent appearance was on Sunday against the Phillies, when the right-hander tossed five innings, surrendering four earned runs while allowing five hits.
  • The 26-year-old falls outside of the league leaders in WHIP and strikeouts among qualifying pitchers in MLB play this season.
  • Senzatela is seeking his third straight outing lasting five or more innings. He averages 5.2 innings per start.
  • The Rockies have been the moneyline underdog in five of Senzatela’s starts this season, and they went 1-4 in those games.
  • Pitchers reflected above are based on projections as of April 29, 2021 at 2:06 AM ET and may not be the pitchers at game time.

Diamondbacks Hitting Splits

Split Record
Overall 12-12
Home 3-4
Road 9-8
vs LHP (Starters) 2-3
vs RHP (Starters) 10-9
Day Games 2-1
Night Games 10-11

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Diamondbacks Probable Pitcher – Luke Weaver

  • The Diamondbacks will hand the ball to Weaver (1-2) for his fifth start of the season.
  • The right-hander last pitched on Friday, when he gave up four earned runs and allowed six hits in five innings against the Braves.
  • The 27-year-old has pitched in four games this season with a 4.57 ERA, 7.9 strikeouts per nine innings and a batting average against of .229.
  • This will be his first game as the moneyline favorite this season.
  • Pitchers reflected above are based on projections as of April 29, 2021 at 2:06 AM ET and may not be the pitchers at game time.

Rockies Hitting Splits

Split Record
Overall 9-15
Home 8-7
Road 1-8
vs LHP (Starters) 3-3
vs RHP (Starters) 6-12
Day Games 4-2
Night Games 5-13

Diamondbacks Hitting Stats

  • The Diamondbacks average 1.4 home runs per game to rank third in baseball with 34 total home runs.
  • The Diamondbacks average 1.1 homers per home game this season (eight total at home).
  • Arizona has racked up 16 home runs during the past 10 games.
  • David Peralta is batting .267 for Arizona with a team-high 19 RBI.
  • Escobar leads Arizona in home runs with seven while driving in 14 runs and slugging .522.

Rockies Hitting Stats

  • The Rockies’ 30 home runs rank seventh in Major League Baseball.
  • They’ve hit two or more homers in eight games this season and are 4-4 in those matchups.
  • Colorado has 14 homers over its last 10 games.
  • McMahon leads the Rockies in home runs (eight) and runs batted in (15).
  • Trevor Story is batting .264 with six doubles, a triple, two home runs and six walks.

Game Prediction

Moneyline Pick: Rockies (+133)

Over/Under Pick: Over (9)

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

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