Free MLB Picks Today: Colorado Rockies vs Arizona Diamondbacks 4/30/23

Free MLB Picks Today: Colorado Rockies vs Arizona Diamondbacks 4/30/23
Sun 30th April 2023

The Colorado Rockies (8-20) host the Arizona Diamondbacks (16-12) at Coors Field on Sunday with the visitors looking for a sweep of the three-game series.The Diamondbacks lead the series 2-0 after winning 11-4 on Saturday.

Starter Tommy Henry went 5.1 innings to get the win, giving up four runs on seven hits. Geraldo Perdomo was 3 for 5 with a home run, two runs, and four RBIs in the win.

Christian Walker also went 3 for 5 with a home run and two RBIs. Ryan McMahon went 2 for 4 with two doubles, two runs, and one RBI for the Rockies.


Ryne Nelson (1-1, 5.33 ERA) is slated to start for Arizona. The righty allowed four runs over five innings in his last start, a 5-4 road defeat against the Royals on Tuesday.

He took the loss, yielding 11 hits while striking out three. Southpaw Austin Gomber (1-4, 9.28 ERA) will toe the rubber for Colorado. It’s his first appearance of the season against the Diamondbacks.

Gomber made five appearances against the Diamondbacks in 2022, including two starts, striking out 10 and walking one over 15.2 innings (1-0, 6.32).In his last start on Monday, Gomber got the win on the road against the Guardians. He threw five scoreless innings and gave up three hits, striking out three and walking three in the 6-0 triumph.


Over the last five games, Arizona has averaged 6.2 runs a game, up from their season average of 5.0, while slashing better across the board (.293/.366/.425). Against left-handed pitchers like Gomber this season, the D-backs have a .723 OPS.

Corbin Carroll is the team’s most potent producer against left-handers with a .917 OPS in 29 at-bats. Colorado is averaging only 3.4 runs per game in the last five, down slightly from 3.7 for the season.

The Rockies have a .673 OPS against righties in 2023. With a .840 OPS over 62 at-bats, McMahon has been their best hitter against right-handers.


Arizona is 8-6 in road games in 2023, scoring 4.7 runs per game while allowing 4.9 runs. Colorado has lost seven in a row at their home park.

The Rockies are 3-9 at home this season, averaging 4.2 runs per game while surrendering 8.0. In the last 10 meetings at Coors Field, each club has won five, though Arizona has the scoring advantage with an average final margin of 7.1-5.4.


The Diamondbacks lead the NL West by one games over the Dodgers. The Rockies are fifth in the NL West, eight games behind the Diamondbacks.

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Arizona Diamondbacks (-125)

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