Sunday, September 13, 2015
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Probable Pitchers: Zack Greinke (16-3) vs. Patrick Corbin (5-3)
The Los Angeles Dodgers head to Chase Field on Sunday to take on the Arizona Diamondbacks. The Dodgers send Zack Greinke to the mound to face Patrick Corbin of the Diamondbacks. The opening line for this matchup has Los Angeles at -137 and Arizona at +127. The over/under was set at 7.5. The Dodgers, with a 63-77 run line record, cover the spread 44% of the time. They also have a 67-68 over/under record. The Diamondbacks have a 71-62 over/under record and a 73-68 run line mark, which means they are covering the spread 52% of the time.
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The Dodgers come into this game with a 80-60 record, and they are 33-39 away from home. Zack Greinke has an earned run average of 1.68 and is 16-3 so far on the season while having a 0.86 WHIP. The Dodgers are 20-8 over his 192.2 innings pitched and he's also given up 133 hits over that time period. Their record against the over/under when he starts is 12-16. He is getting 3.9 runs from the team when he takes the mound. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.00 and they have given up 374 base hits on the year. Opposing teams are hitting .245 against the Dodgers bullpen while walking 130 times and striking out 441 times. Los Angeles is averaging 7.44 strikeouts per game while getting 8.49 hits per nine innings as a team. They rank 14th in baseball in team earned run average at 3.89.
As a team, Los Angeles is batting .244, good for 29th in the league while putting together a .244 average away from home. The Dodgers hold a .387 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .306 which is good for 27th in baseball. Adrian Gonzalez leads the team in hits with 139 while the team ranks 30th in baseball with 8.14 hits per game.
With a 68-73 overall record, Arizona will come into this game 34-36 at home. Patrick Corbin is starting this game 5-3 for the season with an earned run average of 3.32 and a WHIP of 1.22. The Diamondbacks have a record of 7-5 over the 62.1 innings he's pitched during which he's given up 63 hits. Their record against the over/under when he starts is 5-7. He is getting 4.4 runs from the team when he takes the mound. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.44 and they have given up 466 base hits on the year. Opposing teams are hitting .245 against the Diamondbacks bullpen while walking 177 times and striking out 418 times. Arizona is averaging 7.25 strikeouts per game while getting 8.95 hits per nine innings as a team. They rank 20th in the league in team earned run average at 4.04.
As a team, they are batting .266, good for 7th in the league while putting together a .272 average at home. The Diamondbacks hold a .412 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .324 which is good for 6th in baseball. A.J. Pollock leads the team in hits with 164 while the team ranks 2nd in baseball with 9.3 hits a game.
Los Angeles has a team fielding percentage of .988 after having committed 63 errors with 1,465 assists and 3,726 put outs for the season. The Diamondbacks have committed 67 errors on the season with 1,505 assists and 3,839 put outs leading to a team fielding percentage of .988 on the year.
Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 67-68 against the over/under so far this season
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 63-77 against the run line so far this season
Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 71-62 against the over/under so far this season
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 73-68 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
Los Angeles Dodgers
09/12/15 3B Alex Guerrero Calf out indefinitely
09/12/15 LF Carl Crawford Back "?" Saturday vs. Arizona Diamondbacks
09/12/15 SS Jimmy Rollins Finger "?" Saturday vs. Arizona Diamondbacks
09/10/15 P Mat Latos Neck "?" for next start
09/08/15 C Yasmani Grandal Shoulder 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)
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
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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