|MLB Diamondbacks vs. Rockies Picks & Predictions for June 5, 2014|
|Written by ATSSportsline.com|
|Thursday, 05 June 2014 14:07|
Diamondbacks vs. Rockies Pick
DENVER, CO (ATS Consultants) – NL West rivals meet at Coors Field tonight when the Rockies host the Diamondbacks at 8:40PM ET.
ODDS: According to oddsmakers from online sports book BetDSI, the Rockies are -127 money line favorites over the Diamondbacks, who are +117 on the ML. The total, meanwhile, is currently sitting at 10.5 runs.
LINE MOVEMENT: The Rockies opened as -137 money line favorites but their odds have dropped all the way down to -127, while the Diamondbacks’ odds have gone from +126 down to +117. After opening at 10.5, the total has stayed at that same number.
PITCHING MATCHUP: Bronson Arroyo will start for the Diamondbacks sporting a 4-4 record with a 4.39 ERA, while the Rockies will counter with Juan Nicasio, who is 5-3 with a 4.06 ERA. Arizona enters play with a 25-36 record and is 16-14 on the road, while Colorado is 28-30 overall and 16-9 at home.
MLB FREE PICK: Take Colorado. According to latest MLB trends, the Rockies are 7-3 in their last 10 home games versus a team with a winning road record and 5-1 in Nicasio’s last six home starts. They’re also 4-1 in his last five starts versus NL West opponents, 7-1 in his last eight starts following a team loss in their previous game and 5-1 in his last six home starts with the total set at 9.0-10.5 runs. The Diamondbacks, meanwhile, are 1-5 in their last six when their opponent scores five runs or more in their previous games, 1-4 in their last five after allowing five runs or more in their previous game and 6-16 in their last 22 when their opponent allows five runs or more in their previous game.
THURSDAY MLB FREE PICK: COLORADO ROCKIES -127