|MLB Diamondbacks vs. Rockies Picks & Predictions for Sunday, September 23|
|Written by ATSSportsline.com|
|Sunday, 23 September 2012 11:30|
Diamondbacks vs. Rockies Free Pick
DENVER, CO (ATS Consultants) – This is the final game of a three-game series. The Diamondbacks have won the first two games of the series, including Saturday's 8-7 victory. Ian Kennedy takes the mound for the Diamondbacks, while Jeff Francis goes to the hill for the Rockies. The opening pitch starts at 3:10pmET from Coors Field in Denver.
ODDS: According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, Arizona is a -140 favorite over Colorado. The total is 10.5 in most books. The Diamondbacks come in with a 76-75 overall record and are 71-72 Over, while the Rockies are 58-93 overall and are 78-68 Over.
LINE MOVEMENT: The Diamondbacks opened as a -150 favorite and moved down to -140 at most books. The total started at 10.5 and remained there at most books.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the wagers currently placed on tonight’s game, 82% of public bettors favor the Diamondbacks. These numbers are subject to change, however, so make sure you click on the “Public Betting” link available in this paragraph to get the most up-to-date information.
MLB FREE PICK: Take Arizona over Colorado. According to latest MLB trends, the Diamondbacks are 4-1 in their last 5 games as a favorite of -110 to -150, 37-16 in their last 53 games as a road favorite of -110 to -150, 4-0 in Kennedy's last 4 starts, 6-1 in Kennedy's last 7 starts with 4 days of rest, 23-4 in Kennedy's last 27 starts vs. National League West and are 23-10 in Kennedy's last 33 starts as a favorite, 27-61 in their last 88 during game 3 of a series, 10-24 in their last 34 games as a home underdog of +110 to +150, 15-36 in their last 51 games with the total set at 9.0-10.5, 5-16 in their last 21 games as an underdog, 5-17 in their last 22 overall., 11-42 in their last 53 Sunday games and are 5-13 in Francis' last 18 starts vs. National League West. The Rockies have lost eight in a row and haven't shown signs they are getting out of their funk. Ian Kennedy is 2-0 with a 2.57 ERA in his last three starts for Arizona. They've won five of their last six games are looking to finish strong. Kennedy gave up just 2 runs in 8 innings in his last start against Arizona. Francis is 0-2 with a 4.61 ERA in his last 3 starts.
SUNDAY MLB FREE PICK: ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS –140