Sunday, July 26, 2015
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Probable Pitchers: Matt Garza (5-10) vs. Jeremy Hellickson (6-6)
The Milwaukee Brewers head to Chase Field on Sunday to take on the Arizona Diamondbacks. The Brewers send Matt Garza to the mound to face Jeremy Hellickson of the Diamondbacks. The opening line for this matchup has Milwaukee at +113 and Arizona at -123. The over/under was set at 8.5. The Brewers, with a 47-50 run line record, cover the spread 49% of the time. They also have a 49-43 over/under record. The Diamondbacks are 49-46 against the run line and have a 48-42 over/under record. They cover the spread 52% of the time.
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The Brewers head into this matchup with a 43-54 record, including 23-25 on the road. Matt Garza has a 5-10 record on the season, an earned run average of 5.23 and a 1.53 WHIP. In his starts, the Brewers are 7-10 over his 105 innings pitched this season while giving up 126 hits during those innings. The Brewers are also 11-5 against the over/under in his starts. He is getting 3.6 runs from the team when he takes the mound. The bullpen has given up 259 hits on the season and have a earned run average of 3.32. Teams are hitting .233 against the bullpen while being struck out 301 times and walking 106 times this season. As a team, Milwaukee has allowed 9.08 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.9 batters per nine. They are 24th in the league in team earned run average at 4.14.
As a team, Milwaukee is batting .253, good for 14th in the league while putting together a .259 average away from home. The Brewers on-base percentage sits at .307, which puts them at 22nd in the league and they have a team slugging percentage of .400. They rank 15th in baseball with 8.59 hits per game and Gerardo Parra leads the team with 95.
With a 24-27 home record, Arizona will hope to improve on their 44-51 overall mark. Jeremy Hellickson has a record of 6-6 while sporting an earned run average of 4.87 on the year with a 1.33 WHIP. In his starts, the Diamondbacks are 8-10 and he has allowed 108 hits over 101.2 innings pitched this season. The Diamondbacks are also 8-7 against the over/under in his starts. He is getting 4.2 runs from the team when he takes the mound. The bullpen has given up 303 hits on the season and have a team earned run average of 3.44. Teams are hitting .242 against the Diamondbacks bullpen while being struck out 278 times and walking 125 times this season. As a team, Arizona has allowed 8.91 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.11 batters per nine. They are 25th in the league in team earned run average at 4.15.
As a team, they are batting .262, good for 6th in the league while putting together a .265 average at home. The Diamondbacks on-base percentage sits at .323, which puts them at 7th in the league and they have a team slugging percentage of .401. They rank 5th in baseball with 9.15 hits per game and Paul Goldschmidt leads the team with 116.
In terms of team defense, the Brewers have a fielding percentage of .979 with 76 total errors, 997 assists and 2,591 put outs. For the home team, they hold a .988 team fielding percentage while committing 45 errors, accumulating 1004 assists and compiling 2,596 put outs.
Milwaukee Brewers Betting Trends
The Milwaukee Brewers are 49-43 against the over/under so far this season
The Milwaukee Brewers are 47-50 against the run line so far this season
Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 48-42 against the over/under so far this season
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 49-46 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
06/04/15 P Brandon Kintzler Knee Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (5/26)
05/24/15 P Wily Peralta Oblique Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (5/23)
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)
Guy's Pick: Take the Brewers
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