Colorado Rockies at Arizona Diamondbacks odds, picks and predictions
The Colorado Rockies (47-61) continue their 8-game road trip with the opener of a 3-game series against the Arizona Diamondbacks (46-58) Friday. First pitch from Chase Field is set for 9:40 p.m. ET. Let's analyze Tipico Sportsbook's lines around the Rockies vs. Diamondbacksodds with MLB picks and predictions.
Season series: Rockies lead 6-4
The Rockies snapped a 5-game losing skid Thursday with a 7-3 win at the San Diego Padres in their series finale. They are 1-4 on their road trip and 4-12 in their last 16 games.
The Diamondbacks are opening a 7-game homestand after going 1-5 on a road trip from last Friday-Wednesday.
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Rockies at Diamondbacks projected starters
RHP German Marquez vs. LHP Madison Bumgarner
Marquez (6-9, 5.29 ERA) makes his 21st start. He has a 1.43 WHIP, 3.1 BB/9 and 7.4 K/9 through 115 2/3 IP.
- Is 1-1 with 3.46 ERA in 2 starts against Arizona in 2022.
- Is 4-4 with 4.20 ERA and 1.28 WHIP on across 8 road starts this season.
Bumgarner (6-10, 3.83 ERA) makes his 22nd start. He has a 1.36 WHIP, 2.9 BB/9 and 6.4 K/9 through 110 1/3 IP.
- Has earned a decision in 12 straight starts (4-8).
- Picked up a home win over the Rockies July 9 with 2 earned runs across 7 innings.
Rockies at Diamondbacks odds and lines
Odds provided by Tipico Sportsbook; access USA TODAY Sports Scores and Sports Betting Odds hub for a full list. Lines last updated at 8:27 a.m. ET.
- Money line (ML) : Rockies +110 (bet $100 to win $110) | Diamondbacks -135 (bet $135 to win $100)
- Run line (RL)/Against the spread (ATS) : Rockies +1.5 (-190) | Diamondbacks -1.5 (+155)
- Over/Under (O/U) : 8.5 (O: -107 | U: -115)
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Rockies at Diamondbacks picks and predictions
Diamondbacks 6, Rockies 4
The Rockies are 17-34 on the road this season and are 2-7 in their last 9 road games. No other team in the majors has fewer road wins. However, they are 4-3 in Arizona.
The Diamondbacks have won 5 of their last 6 games at Chase Field. While Arizona is only 46-58 overall it's 30-24 against teams who are .500 or worse.
Arizona will play well in their first game of the homestand. Take the DIAMONDBACKS (-135).
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The Diamondbacks are 31-23 ATS at home this season, the fourth-best mark in the majors. They have not been the favorite many times this season but are 11-13 ATS in that scenario.
When they do win, it is by multiple runs. Their last 7 wins, and 11 of their last 12 victories, have been by at least 2 runs.
Take the DIAMONDBACKS -1.5 (+155).
Seven of the Rockies' last 10 games have had 9 or more total runs. Half the games between the two teams have had 9 or more.
The Diamondbacks' last 3 games have had at least 9 runs.
In Friday's matchup, I LEAN OVER 8.5 (-107).
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