Friday, August 7, 2015
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Probable Pitchers: Raisel Iglesias (2-3) vs. Chase Anderson (4-4)
The Arizona Diamondbacks host the Cincinnati Reds at Chase Field on Friday. Raisel Iglesias is the probable starter for the Reds and he'll face Chase Anderson of the Diamondbacks. The Reds have a 50-49 over/under record and a 54-50 run line mark, meaning they cover 51% of the time. The Diamondbacks have a 55-45 over/under record and a 58-48 run line mark, which means they are covering the spread 55% of the time.
The Reds head into this matchup with a 48-57 record, including 20-32 on the road. Raisel Iglesias has a 2-3 record on the season, an earned run average of 5.13 and a 1.39 WHIP. In his starts, the Reds are 3-5 over his 47.1 innings pitched this season while giving up 51 hits during those innings. Against the over/under, the Reds are 4-4 in his starts. His teammates are averaging 4 runs a game when he pitches. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.05 and they have given up 300 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .233 against the bullpen while being struck out 302 times and walking 141 times this season. As a team, Cincinnati has allowed 8.36 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.38 batters per nine. They are 22nd in the league in team earned run average at 4.07.
Cincinnati ranks 16th in the league in team batting average at .252 while hitting .240 on the road. The Reds hold a .401 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .316 which is good for 13th in baseball. They rank 12th in baseball with 8.68 hits per game and Joey Votto leads the team with 113.
With a 26-27 home record, Arizona will hope to improve on their 52-54 overall mark. Chase Anderson has a record of 4-4 while sporting an earned run average of 4.37 on the year with a 1.28 WHIP. In his starts, the Diamondbacks are 7-11 and he has allowed 108 hits over 105 innings pitched this season. Against the over/under, the Diamondbacks are 6-12 when he starts. His teammates score an average of 3.3 runs a game when he pitches. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.40 and they have given up 335 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .240 against the Diamondbacks bullpen while being struck out 318 times and walking 134 times this season. As a team, Arizona has allowed 8.84 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.24 batters per nine. They are 23rd in the league in team earned run average at 4.08.
They rank 6th in the league in team batting average with a .262 average while hitting .263 at home. The Diamondbacks hold a .404 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .324 which is good for 7th in baseball. They rank 5th in baseball with 9.17 hits per game and Paul Goldschmidt leads the team with 126.
Cincinnati has a team fielding percentage of .987 after having committed 53 errors with 1,081 assists and 2,849 put outs for the season. For the home team, they hold a .988 team fielding percentage while committing 50 errors, accumulating 1116 assists and compiling 2,890 put outs.
Cincinnati Reds Betting Trends
The Cincinnati Reds are 50-49 against the over/under so far this season
The Cincinnati Reds are 54-50 against the run line so far this season
Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 55-45 against the over/under so far this season
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 58-48 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
06/17/15 P Jon Moscot Shoulder Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (6/16)
06/11/15 SS Zack Cozart Knee Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (6/11); out for season
05/25/15 C Devin Mesoraco Hip Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (5/23), out for season
04/28/15 P Homer Bailey Elbow Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (4/26); out for season
04/04/15 P Sean Marshall Shoulder Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (4/5)
07/29/15 P Randall Delgado Ankle Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (7/28)
07/20/15 P Chase Anderson Tricep Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (7/19)
06/04/15 P Archie Bradley Shoulder Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (6/4)
05/30/15 C Tuffy Gosewisch Knee Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (5/28), out for season
04/22/15 C Gerald Laird Back Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (4/9)
04/05/15 P David Hernandez Elbow Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (3/27)
Josh's Pick: Take the Diamondbacks
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