Tuesday, July 7, 2015
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Probable Pitchers: Chad Billingsley (0-2) vs. Brett Anderson (5-4)
The Los Angeles Dodgers welcome the Philadelphia Phillies to Dodger Stadium on Tuesday. The Phillies send Chad Billingsley to the mound to face Brett Anderson of the Dodgers. The opening line for this matchup has Philadelphia at +230 and Los Angeles at -251. The over/under was set at 7.5. The Phillies have a 44-33 over/under record and a 40-44 run line mark, meaning they cover 48% of the time. The Dodgers have a 41-39 over/under record and a 35-48 run line mark, which means they are covering the spread 51% of the time.
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The Phillies show up with a 28-56 record, including 10-31 on the road. Chad Billingsley has an earned run average of 7.71 and is 0-2 so far on the season while having a 1.86 WHIP. He's pitched 21 innings thus far while surrendering 33 hits over that time and when he starts, the Phillies are 1-3. The Phillies are also 3-1 against the over/under in his starts. The team is averaging 3.8 runs when he starts. The bullpen has given up 271 hits on the season and have a earned run average of 3.51. The bullpen has struck out 269 and walked 126 batters this season while opposing teams hit .252 against them. Philadelphia has a team average of 9.89 hits allowed per game and are averaging 7.42 strikeouts per nine innings. With a team earned run average of 4.60, they are 29th in the league.
Philadelphia is batting .246 as a team, which is good for 23rd in the league and hitting .249 away from home. The Phillies on-base percentage sits at .296, which puts them at 27th in the league and they have a team slugging percentage of .362. With 90 hits, Ben Revere leads the team while his team ranks 19th in hits per game with 8.4.
Los Angeles is 28-15 at home while holding a 46-37 overall record on the season. Brett Anderson is starting this game 5-4 for the season with an earned run average of 3.00 and a WHIP of 1.29. He's pitched 96 innings thus far while surrendering 98 hits over that time in which the Dodgers are 9-7. The Dodgers are also 7-9 against the over/under in his starts. The team is averaging 3.9 runs when he takes the field. The bullpen has given up 203 hits on the season and have a team earned run average of 3.51. The Dodgers bullpen has struck out 263 batters and walked 78 this season while opposing teams have hit .229 against them. Los Angeles has a team average of 8.12 hits per game and are averaging 7.39 strikeouts per nine innings. With a team earned run average of 3.63, they are 11th in the league.
They are batting .248 as a team, which is good for 22nd in the league and hitting .244 at home. The Dodgers on-base percentage sits at .311, which puts them at 20th in the league and they have a team slugging percentage of .390. With 89 hits, Howie Kendrick leads the team while his team ranks 23rd in hits per game with 8.26.
In terms of team defense, the Phillies have a fielding percentage of .980 with 62 total errors, 809 assists and 2,223 put outs. Over the course of this season, the Dodgers have accumlated 33 errors while having 862 assists and 2,206 put outs leading to a .989 fielding percentage.
Philadelphia Phillies Betting Trends
The Philadelphia Phillies are 44-33 against the over/under so far this season
The Philadelphia Phillies are 40-44 against the run line so far this season
Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 41-39 against the over/under so far this season
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 35-48 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
07/02/15 P Aaron Harang Foot Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (7/2)
06/23/15 2B Chase Utley Ankle Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (6/22)
06/17/15 P Jerome Williams Hamstring Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (6/17)
04/06/15 P Jonathan Pettibone Shoulder Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (3/27)
04/06/15 P Mario Hollands Arch Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (4/6)
04/04/15 P Cliff Lee Arm Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (3/16)
Los Angeles Dodgers
07/05/15 P Carlos Frias Back Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (7/1)
06/18/15 P Chris Hatcher Oblique Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (6/15)
06/02/15 P Paco Rodriguez Elbow Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (5/30)
04/28/15 P Brandon McCarthy Elbow Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (4/26), out for season
04/28/15 LF Carl Crawford Oblique Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (4/27)
04/06/15 P Hyun-Jin Ryu Shoulder Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (3/27)
04/04/15 P Brandon Beachy Elbow Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (2/23)
Josh's Pick: Take the Phillies
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