Monday, September 21, 2015
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Probable Pitchers: Jhoulys Chacin (0-1) vs. Brett Anderson (9-8)
The Arizona Diamondbacks head to Dodger Stadium on Monday to take on the Los Angeles Dodgers. The Diamondbacks send Jhoulys Chacin to the mound to face Brett Anderson of the Dodgers. The opening line for this matchup has Arizona at +166 and Los Angeles at -176. The over/under was set at 7.5. The Diamondbacks, with a 77-71 run line record, cover the spread 52% of the time. They also have a 74-66 over/under record. The Dodgers are 67-80 against the run line and have a 70-72 over/under record. They cover the spread 44% of the time.
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The Diamondbacks come into this game with a 71-77 record, and they are 36-37 away from home. Starting pitcher Jhoulys Chacin holds a 0-1 record with an earned run average of 2.95 and a WHIP of 1.09. The Diamondbacks are 1-2 over his 18.1 innings pitched and he's also given up 15 hits over that time period. Their record against the over/under when he starts is 1-1. The team is averaging 3.7 runs when he starts. The bullpen has given up 492 hits on the season and have an earned run average of 3.41. Teams are hitting .243 against the bullpen while being struck out 454 times and walking 191 times this season. As a team, Arizona has allowed 8.95 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.31 batters per nine. They are 18th in the league in team earned run average at 4.03.
Arizona is batting .265 as a team, which is good for 6th in the league and hitting .261 away from home. The Diamondbacks on-base percentage sits at .325, which puts them at 7th in the league and they have a team slugging percentage of .411. They rank 3rd in baseball with 9.28 hits per game and A.J. Pollock leads the team with 177.
With a 85-62 overall record, Los Angeles will come into this game 50-23 at home. With an earned run average of 3.35, Brett Anderson will come into this game holding a 9-8 record and a 1.30 WHIP. The Dodgers have a record of 15-13 over the 164 innings he's pitched during which he's given up 170 hits. Their record against the over/under when he starts is 13-14. The team is averaging 3.9 runs when he takes the field. The bullpen has given up 390 hits on the season and have a team earned run average of 3.93. Teams are hitting .242 against the Dodgers bullpen while being struck out 467 times and walking 136 times this season. As a team, Los Angeles has allowed 8.48 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.56 batters per nine. They are 13th in the league in team earned run average at 3.92.
They are batting .243 as a team, which is good for 30th in the league and hitting .243 at home. The Dodgers on-base percentage sits at .305, which puts them at 27th in the league and they have a team slugging percentage of .389. They rank 30th in baseball with 8.14 hits per game and Adrian Gonzalez leads the team with 148.
In terms of team defense, the Diamondbacks have a fielding percentage of .987 with 74 total errors, 1,577 assists and 4,028 put outs. For the home team, they hold a .988 team fielding percentage while committing 67 errors, accumulating 1,552 assists and compiling 3,936 put outs.
Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 74-66 against the over/under so far this season
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 77-71 against the run line so far this season
Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 70-72 against the over/under so far this season
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 67-80 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
05/30/15 C Tuffy Gosewisch Knee Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (5/28), out for season
Los Angeles Dodgers
09/16/15 SS Jimmy Rollins Finger out indefinitely
09/15/15 2B Jose Peraza Hamstring out indefinitely
09/01/15 SS Enrique Hernandez Hamstring Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (8/31)
08/28/15 RF Yasiel Puig Hamstring Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (8/28)
04/28/15 P Brandon McCarthy Elbow Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (4/26), out for season
04/06/15 P Bronson Arroyo Elbow Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (4/6), out for season
04/06/15 P Hyun-Jin Ryu Shoulder Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (3/27), out for season
Guy's Pick: Take the Diamondbacks
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