Chad Bettis (3-2, 4.40 ERA) and the Colorado Rockies (15-18) meet Robbie Ray (1-2, 4.70 ERA) and the Arizona Diamondbacks (17-18) in the last of a three-game division series at Coors Field. The Diamondbacks won the last game 5-1, extending a five-game winning streak. The game gets underway at 3:10 p.m. ET on Wednesday, May. 11 and will air on FSAZ.
In his last start, Bettis pitched 6.0 innings, giving up five runs, striking out four and walking two in a 6-4 loss to the Giants. The Diamondbacks were unsuccessful against the Marlins 4-0 the last time Ray pitched. He went 5.1 innings, allowing two runs, striking out five and walking one. Brandon Drury (.303, 13 Rs, 6 HRs, 13 RBIs) has been doing well offensively for the Diamondbacks, going 2 for 5 yesterday.
Oddsmakers have deemed this game a Colorado -120 matchup and the Over/Under (O/U) is presently 11.
The Rockies have gotten the best of the Diamondbacks in head-to-head matchups this season, going 5-3.
Predictions: SU Winner - COL
The Rockies are an even 12-12 against the division, while the Diamondbacks sit at 10-8.
Having scored one run in their last game, the Rockies are going to have to step it up if they want to win this matchup. The Diamondbacks have a 5-0 record in games where opponents scored one run or less.
It looks like the Diamondbacks have a slight leg up on the Rockies, as the Diamondbacks have won their last five games while the Rockies have lost their last two.
When they outhit their opponents, the Diamondbacks are 11-4. The Rockies have a 13-4 record when outhitting opponents.
Ranking sixth, Arizona sits in the top 10 of the league in runs, scoring 161 this season. Colorado ranks in the top five at fourth with 168.
Colorado and Arizona both rank in the top half of the league in walks. Colorado sits at 15th with 101 this season and Arizona ranks 12th with 106.
When the Rockies hit at least one home run, they are 11-7. When the Diamondbacks hit at least one homer, they have a 14-13 record.