Arizona Looks to Continue Domination over Colorado (07/10/2018)
Vegas Odds and MLB Picks: Arizona Diamondbacks at Colorado Rockies
The Arizona Diamondback will aspire to get back into the winner’s circle and maintain their slim lead in their division as they get ready to resume hostilities with the Colorado Rockies. The two NL West Division rivals are scheduled to compete in the first installment of a three-game series with the opener set to be broadcasted on the FOX Sports network (West) Tuesday night at 8:40 p.m. ET and live from Coors Field in Denver, CO.
This will be the third of six series between the two division rivals this season. The Diamondbacks took two of three in the first set in late May back in the desert then proceeded to sweep the Rockies in early June winning by five runs in each game in Denver. The Diamondbacks have thrived in the Rockies winning the last eight contests played at Coors Field. Colorado saw its winning streak snapped at five games on Sunday with a 6-4 loss to the Mariners.
The Diamondbacks, who will end the first half of the season on foreign soil, enter this contest as a -110 road underdog, according to Bovada Sportsbook, with the total sitting on 11 runs. LH Patrick Corbin (6-3, 3.05 ERA) will attempt to win his first game in more than a month as he takes the mound for the Diamondbacks while LH Tyler Anderson (6-3, 3.90 ERA) will look for his third consecutive win as he gets the call in the opener for the Rockies.
While he failed to record the win, Corbin was sharp in his last trip to the mound in which he collected his third consecutive quality start. The 28-year old allowed a run across six hits with two walks and six strikeouts in six innings in a no-decision against the Cardinals back on Wednesday. The New York native, who won his lone start against the Rockies in April, is 8-3 with a 4.59 ERA in seventeen-career starts versus Colorado.
Anderson threw eight scoreless innings with only two hits allowed with two walks and a season-high nine strikeouts in a 1-0 victory against the Giants back on Wednesday. The 28-year old hasn’t allowed a run in his last sixteen innings with just six hits allowed and 17 strikeouts during that stretch. The Las Vegas native, who suffered his worst loss of the season against Arizona this year, is 1-0 with an 8.10 ERA in 5-career starts against the
Prediction: Colorado 7 – Arizona 3
Team record: 50-41 SU
Arizona is 3-7 ATS in its last 10 games
Arizona is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games
Arizona is 12-3 ATS in its last 15 games on the road
Team record: 46-44 SU
Colorado is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
Colorado is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Colorado’s last 6 games
Arizona at Colorado Wednesday, July 11