Colorado Rockies vs. Arizona Diamondbacks: Best Odds and Preview for October 3, 2021


By BestOdds Analyst | October 2, 2021, 11:45 pm

Christian Walker sits at 97 hits this season, and will try to collect his 100th when his Arizona Diamondbacks (51-110) play the Colorado Rockies (74-86) on Sunday at 3:10 PM ET. The Diamondbacks are the underdog (+105) in this matchup with the Rockies (-125).

Colorado has yet to name a starter while Arizona is projected to start Humberto Mejia.

Best Odds for Colorado Rockies vs Arizona Diamondbacks

Welcome to the BestOdds betting breakdown where we use data from our industry leading partner, Sportradar, to identify performance trends in order to analyze teams’ chances to win the upcoming game.

Today, we are looking at the MLB matchup between the Colorado Rockies and Arizona Diamondbacks.

Rockies Insights

Betting Trends

  • The Rockies have been victorous in 30, or 69.8%, of the 43 contests they have been chosen as favorites in this season.
  • Colorado and their opponents have hit the over in 66 of their 160 games with a total set by oddsmakers this season.
  • The Rockies have scored the 11th-most runs in the league this season with 733 (4.6 per game).
  • Colorado has played as the favorite in four of its past 10 games and has gone 3-1 in those contests.
  • In their previous 10 games with a total, the Rockies and their opponents have combined to clear the over/under on five occasions.

Probable Starting Pitcher Stats

Key Players

Name GP BA OBP SLG HR RBI H
C.J. Cron 141 .279 .374 .527 28 92 131
Trevor Story 142 .253 .331 .473 24 75 133
Brendan Rodgers 101 .282 .326 .465 15 50 108
Ryan McMahon 149 .256 .333 .452 23 86 134
Elias Díaz 106 .246 .310 .464 18 44 83
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Diamondbacks Insights

Betting Trends

  • The Diamondbacks are 39-99 in games they were listed as the moneyline underdog (winning 28.3% of those games).
  • In the 161 games oddsmakers have set an over/under for Arizona, it has combined with opponents to go over the total 88 times (88-68-5).
  • The Diamondbacks are the 25th-highest scoring team in MLB play averaging 4.1 runs per game (663 total).
  • Arizona was the moneyline underdog in nine of its last 10 games, and went 2-7 in those matchups.
  • In their last 10 matchups (all had set totals), the Diamondbacks combined with their opponents to go over the total seven times.

Probable Starting Pitcher Stats

  • Mejia (0-3 with a 7.64 ERA and 15 strikeouts in 17 2/3 innings pitched) makes the start for the Diamondbacks, his fifth of the season.
  • His most recent appearance was on Sunday against the Dodgers, when the righty threw 2 2/3 innings, surrendering three earned runs while allowing four hits.
  • Mejia’s team has dropped all four of his starts this season.
  • Mejia’s starts went over the run total two times in four games with a set total this season.

Key Players

Name GP BA OBP SLG HR RBI H
Ketel Marte 89 .319 .378 .534 14 50 108
Geraldo Perdomo 10 .259 .394 .407 0 1 7
Daulton Varsho 91 .246 .319 .439 11 38 69
Carson Kelly 97 .240 .343 .411 13 46 73
Josh Rojas 137 .260 .337 .408 11 43 125

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