Diamondbacks look to complete sweep as they face Rockies in series finale
The Arizona Diamondbacks (33-23) are poised to finish their four-game series against the Colorado Rockies (24-33) with a sweep as they meet for the final game at Chase Field. The first pitch is scheduled for 3:40 p.m. ET.
After a dominant 6-0 shutout victory in the previous game, the Diamondbacks extended their winning streak to four games, which is tied for their longest streak this season. They have been in impressive form lately, recording an 8-3 record in their last 11 games. The team's solid performances have given them the upper hand against the Rockies in the season series, where they currently hold a commanding 5-1 lead.
On the other hand, the Rockies have faced challenges on the road, suffering their sixth consecutive road loss in the previous game against the Diamondbacks. With a 5-8 record in their last 13 games, they will be eager to put an end to their road struggles and salvage a win.
According to BetMGM, the Diamondbacks enter the game as favorites, listed at -170, while the Rockies are considered underdogs with odds of +145. The over/under for total runs scored in the game has been set at nine.
Chase Anderson will take the mound for the Diamondbacks, bringing his expertise and experience to the game. The Rockies will counter with Zach Davies, who will aim to stifle the Diamondbacks' potent offense.
Considering the Diamondbacks' recent winning streak, their solid record against the Rockies this season, and their home-field advantage, they appear to have the upper hand in this matchup. Their well-rounded performance in both pitching and offense gives them a strong chance to secure the victory.
Additionally, with the potential for both teams to produce runs and the starting pitcher’s performances in mind, there is a possibility of a higher-scoring game. Taking the over on the total runs could be a tempting bet for fans looking for an additional thrill.
It promises to be an exciting game that baseball fans won't want to miss.