Colorado Rockies vs Arizona Diamondbacks 5-8-22

Colorado Rockies vs Arizona Diamondbacks 5/8/2022 Picks Predictions Previews

Colorado Rockies vs Arizona Diamondbacks 5/8/2022 Picks Predictions Previews

 

The Colorado Rockies (16-11) will be fanning out batters against the Arizona Diamondbacks (14-14) in the finale of the NL West Division three-game series at Chase Field in Phoenix on Sunday, May 8, 2022, at 4:10 PM ET.

 

Colorado managed to split the first installments of a series versus Arizona after winning the second contest at 4-1 on Saturday. The Rockies lost the series opener at 1-4 on Friday.

 

Colorado is in 3rd place at 16-11 in the National League West Division with a .593 team percentage and 3 games behind first-place after collecting 125 runs while losing 134 for a -9 run difference on the year.

 

PH/LF Yonathan Daza and SS José Iglesias scored one run on one hit each with one RBI apiece in leading Colorado in the victory. Pitcher Kyle Freeland finished 6.0 innings with 5 hits and 2 walks allowed while striking out 5 batters.       

 

1B C.J. Cron led the Colorado batting squad after he tallied 9 home runs, 24 RBIs, and averages .310 at the plate while posting an OBP at .352 with a slugging percentage of .670.

 

SP Chad Kuhl took control of the mound in leading his team to three victories with a 1.82 ERA and 22 strikeouts. Right-hander German Marquez will get a nod from the Rockies to start the second installment of a series versus the Diamondbacks on Sunday afternoon.

 

The right-hander starter is 0-2 with 6.92 ERA and 19 strikeouts while his WHIP sits at 1.69 this season.

 

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Colorado Rockies vs Arizona Diamondbacks Predictions 5/8/2022

 

The Arizona Diamondbacks took game 1 of a series against the Colorado Rockies at 4-1 on Friday but the Diamondbacks failed to continue their success after losing the second round at 1-4 on Saturday.

 

Arizona remained in 5th place at 14-14 in the National League West Division with a team percentage at .500 after scoring 96 runs while allowing 112 for a run difference of -16 on the year.

 

CF Jordan Luplow owned the solo run scored with a walk while 1B Christian Walker added two hits, one RBI, and a walk for the Diamondbacks. Starter Zach Davies gave up 3 hits, 2 walks, and rung out 6 hitters in leading Arizona.   

  

The D-Backs’ top batters are 1B Christian Walker with 6 home runs, 11 RBIs, and a BA of .154 record while RF Pavin Smith averages .274 at the plate with an OBP at .372 and a 45.2% slugging rate. CF Daulton Varsho chipped in a team-high 13 RBIs and 6 home runs while his batting average sits at .244 this year.

 

Arizona will give the ball to right-hander Zac Gallen to start game 2 of a series against Colorado on Sunday afternoon. The right-handed starter marked a 1-0 record with 1.27 ERA and a WHIP at 0.70 while striking out 19 hitters in his career starts in the majors.    

 

Colorado Rockies vs. Arizona Diamondbacks. The MLB Pick for this contest is Arizona -135. The Diamondbacks are the better team here with a solid starter on the mound in Zac Gallen (1-0, 1.27 ERA, 19 K).

 

Moreover, the Arizona batting unit will be swinging their bats efficiently to give their pitcher run support to win the final match on Sunday. Prediction: The Arizona Diamondbacks will win at 6-2.

 

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Colorado Rockies vs Arizona Diamondbacks 5/8/2022 Picks Predictions Previews

MLB Starting Time: 4:10 PM ET

 

Location: Chase Field in Phoenix, Arizona

 

Date: Sunday, May 8, 2022

 

TV: ATRM   

 

MLB Odds/Point Spread: Arizona Diamondbacks -135         

           

MLB Totals: 8.5 

 

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