Saturday, September 12, 2015
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Probable Pitchers: Michael Bolsinger (6-3) vs. Rubby De La Rosa (12-7)
The Los Angeles Dodgers visit Chase Field on Saturday to play the Arizona Diamondbacks. The Dodgers send Michael Bolsinger to the mound to face Rubby De La Rosa of the Diamondbacks. The opening line for this matchup has Los Angeles at -119 and Arizona at +109. The over/under was set at 8.5. The Dodgers, with a 63-76 run line record, cover the spread 43% of the time. They also have a 66-68 over/under record. The Diamondbacks have a 70-62 over/under record and a 72-68 run line mark, which means they are covering the spread 51% of the time.
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The Dodgers head into this matchup with a 80-59 record, including 33-38 on the road. Starting pitcher Michael Bolsinger holds a 6-3 record with an earned run average of 2.97 and a WHIP of 1.21. The Dodgers are 10-7 over his 94 innings pitched and he's also given up 81 hits over that time period. Their record against the over/under when he starts is 9-8. The team is averaging 4.6 runs when he starts. The bullpen's earned run average is currently 4.00 and they've given up 365 hits on the season. Opposing teams are hitting .243 against the Dodgers bullpen while walking 130 times and striking out 435 times. Los Angeles is averaging 7.42 strikeouts per game while getting 8.51 hits per nine innings as a team. They rank 14th in baseball in team earned run average at 3.91.
Los Angeles is batting .244 as a team, which is good for 29th in the league and hitting .244 away from home. Ranked at 27th in the league in on-base percentage, the Dodgers sit at .306 and they hold a .388 team slugging percentage. Adrian Gonzalez leads the team in hits with 139 while the team ranks 30th in baseball with 8.15 hits per game.
With a 33-36 home record, Arizona will hope to improve on their 67-73 overall mark. With an earned run average of 4.49, Rubby De La Rosa will come into this game holding a 12-7 record and a 1.31 WHIP. The Diamondbacks have a record of 16-12 over the 172.1 innings he's pitched during which he's given up 173 hits. Their record against the over/under when he starts is 16-10. The team is averaging 5.2 runs when he takes the field. The bullpen's earned run average is currently at 3.47 and they have given up 464 hits on the season. Opposing teams are hitting .246 against the Diamondbacks bullpen while walking 174 times and striking out 414 times. Arizona is averaging 7.26 strikeouts per game while getting 8.99 hits per nine innings as a team. They rank 20th in the league in team earned run average at 4.07.
They are batting .265 as a team, which is good for 7th in the league and hitting .270 at home. Ranked at 8th in the league in on-base percentage, the Diamondbacks sit at .324 and they hold a .409 team slugging percentage. A.J. Pollock leads the team in hits with 164 while the team ranks 4th in baseball with 9.24 hits a game.
The Dodgers have committed 61 errors and have combined for 1,456 assists and 3,702 put outs leading to a .988 team fielding percentage. The Diamondbacks have committed 66 errors on the season with 1,497 assists and 3,812 put outs leading to a team fielding percentage of .988 on the year.
Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 66-68 against the over/under so far this season
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 63-76 against the run line so far this season
Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 70-62 against the over/under so far this season
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 72-68 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
Los Angeles Dodgers
09/10/15 LF Carl Crawford Back "?" Friday vs. Arizona Diamondbacks
09/10/15 P Mat Latos Neck "?" for next start
09/08/15 C Yasmani Grandal Shoulder out indefinitely
09/03/15 2B Jose Peraza Hamstring expected to miss 3-5 games
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)
08/27/15 2B Howie Kendrick Hamstring Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (8/10)
08/11/15 P Carlos Frias Back Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (8/2)
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
09/10/15 C Welington Castillo Wrist "?" Friday vs. Los Angeles Dodgers
08/20/15 P Jeremy Hellickson Hamstring Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (8/19)
05/30/15 C Tuffy Gosewisch Knee Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (5/28), out for season
Guy's Pick: Take the Dodgers
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