Wednesday, July 22, 2015
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Probable Pitchers: Jose Fernandez (2-0) vs. Robbie Ray (3-4)
The Arizona Diamondbacks host the Miami Marlins at Chase Field on Wednesday. Jose Fernandez is the probable starter for the Marlins and he'll face Robbie Ray of the Diamondbacks. The opening line for this matchup has Miami at -130 and Arizona at +120. The over/under was set at 8. The Marlins have a 42-46 over/under record and a 44-49 run line mark, meaning they cover 47% of the time. The Diamondbacks have a 46-40 over/under record and a 48-43 run line mark, which means they are covering the spread 53% of the time.
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The Marlins head into this matchup with a 38-55 record, including 14-32 on the road. Jose Fernandez has a 2-0 record on the season, an earned run average of 2.37 and a 0.95 WHIP. In his starts, the Marlins are 2-1 over his 19 innings pitched this season while giving up 17 hits during those innings. Against the over/under, the Marlins are 2-1 in his starts. His teammates are averaging 3.3 runs a game when he pitches. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.39 and they have given up 262 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .241 against the bullpen while being struck out 284 times and walking 101 times this season. As a team, Miami has allowed 8.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.1 batters per nine. They are 15th in the league in team earned run average at 3.81.
Miami ranks 9th in the league in team batting average at .257 while hitting .253 on the road. The Marlins hold a .380 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .307 which is good for 22nd in baseball. They rank 12th in baseball with 8.68 hits per game and Dee Gordon leads the team with 122.
With a 23-24 home record, Arizona will hope to improve on their 43-48 overall mark. Robbie Ray has a record of 3-4 while sporting an earned run average of 2.29 on the year with a 1.07 WHIP. In his starts, the Diamondbacks are 3-6 and he has allowed 47 hits over 55 innings pitched this season. Against the over/under, the Diamondbacks are 3-6 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 3.42 and they have given up 292 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .242 against the Diamondbacks bullpen while being struck out 269 times and walking 121 times this season. As a team, Arizona has allowed 8.99 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.03 batters per nine. They are 25th in the league in team earned run average at 4.20.
They rank 6th in the league in team batting average with a .262 average while hitting .266 at home. The Diamondbacks hold a .403 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .323 which is good for 6th in baseball. They rank 5th in baseball with 9.18 hits per game and Paul Goldschmidt leads the team with 111.
Miami has a team fielding percentage of .987 after having committed 44 errors with 933 assists and 2,449 put outs for the season. For the home team, they hold a .987 team fielding percentage while committing 44 errors, accumulating 958 assists and compiling 2,488 put outs.
Miami Marlins Betting Trends
The Miami Marlins are 42-46 against the over/under so far this season
The Miami Marlins are 44-49 against the run line so far this season
Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 46-40 against the over/under so far this season
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 48-43 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
07/17/15 P Mat Latos Foot probable Tuesday vs Arizona Diamondbacks
07/12/15 2B Dee Gordon Thumb Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (7/12)
07/10/15 2B Jeff Baker Side Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (7/8)
07/01/15 RF Giancarlo Stanton Hand Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (6/21)
06/04/15 P Henderson Alvarez Shoulder Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (5/22)
04/14/15 3B Don Kelly Finger Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (4/13)
04/08/15 P Aaron Crow Elbow Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (3/29) out for season
07/21/15 P Jeremy Hellickson Thumb is upgraded to probable Tuesday vs. Miami Marlins
07/20/15 P Chase Anderson Tricep Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (7/19)
07/17/15 C Jarrod Saltalamacchia Neck Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (7/12)
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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