Sunday, September 25, 2016
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Probable Pitchers: Braden Shipley vs. Dylan Bundy
The Arizona Diamondbacks head to Oriole Park on Sunday to take on the Baltimore Orioles. The probable pitchers are Braden Shipley for the Diamondbacks and Dylan Bundy for the Orioles. The Diamondbacks have a 86-61-6 over/under mark and a 62-91-0 run line record, meaning they cover 41% of the time. The Orioles are 77-77-0 against the run line and have a 65-85-4 over/under record. They cover the spread 50% of the time.
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The Diamondbacks head into this game with a 64-89 record, and they are 34-41 on the road. Starting pitcher Braden Shipley has a 4-4 record with an ERA of 5.49 and a WHIP of 1.56. He has 34 strikeouts during his 59 innings pitched and he has given up 69 hits so far this year. He has surrendered 10.5 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.79. The bullpen this season has an earned run average of 5.07 and they have allowed 564 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .267 against the pen while they've been struck out 490 times and walked 257 times this year. As a unit, Arizona has given up 9.78 base hits per nine innings while striking out 8.12 hitters per nine. They are 30th in the Majors in team earned run average at 5.16. The Diamondbacks pitchers have collectively given up 1,498 base hits and 791 earned runs. They have allowed 195 home runs this season and they allow 1.3 homers per nine innings as a staff. Arizona as a pitching staff has walked 581 batters and struck out 1,244. They walk 3.8 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.1 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.51 and their FIP as a unit is 4.55.
As a team, Arizona is hitting .262, good for 7th in the league while putting together a .254 average on the road. The Diamondbacks have a .433 team slugging percentage and an OBP of .321 which is good for 15th in the league. They rank 3rd in baseball with 9.22 hits per contest. Jean Segura comes into this game hitting .316 and his on-base percentage is at .363. He has 192 hits this season along with 91 runs scored and 60 runs batted in. He's struck out 95 times and has walked 35 times. Paul Goldschmidt is hitting .298 and he has an on-base percentage of .413. He has totaled 163 hits so far while scoring 101 runs and he's driven in 90. He has walked 107 times and has struck out 142 times. The Diamondbacks have 1,410 hits, including 274 doubles and 178 home runs. They've stolen 124 bases while they've been thrown out stealing 30 times. Arizona has walked 443 times this season and they've struck out 1,351 times as a unit. They've left 1,067 men on base and have a team OPS of .754. They score 4.65 runs per contest and have scored a total of 711 runs so far this year.
Baltimore comes into this game with a 48-31 home mark and a 83-71 overall record. With an ERA of 4.13, Dylan Bundy has a 9-6 record and a 1.40 WHIP. He has 99 strikeouts over the 104.2 innings he's pitched during which he has given up 106 hits. He has allowed 9.1 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.79. So far this season the bullpen has an earned run average of 3.45 and they have given up 484 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .243 against the Orioles bullpen while being struck out 483 times and walking 201 times this season. As a team, Baltimore has allowed 8.95 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.81 batters per nine. They are 20th in the league in team earned run average at 4.32. The Orioles pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,354 base knocks and 654 earned runs so far this season. They have given up 179 home runs this year and they give up 1.2 home runs per nine innings as a staff. Baltimore as a staff has walked 522 hitters and struck out 1,182. They give up a walk 3.4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.38 while their FIP as a staff is 4.36.
As a team, they are batting .256, good for 14th in the league while putting together a .259 average at home. The Orioles hold a .445 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .317 which is good for 21st in baseball. They rank 15th in baseball with 8.73 hits per contest. Manny Machado comes into this matchup batting .299 and he has an OBP of .350. He has 182 hits this year along with 103 runs scored and 93 RBI. He's struck out 112 times and has walked on 47 occasions. Adam Jones is hitting .273 and he has an OBP of .316. He has collected 159 hits so far while he's scored 84 runs and drove in 82. He has earned a walk 36 times and has punched out 108 times. The Orioles as a unit have 1,344 base hits, including 254 doubles and 242 homers. They have 17 stolen bases while they've been thrown out 11 times. Baltimore as a team has walked 442 times this year and they have struck out 1,251 times. They've had 1,008 men left on base and have an OPS of .761. They score 4.62 runs per game and have totaled 712 runs so far this season.
Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 86-61-6 against the over/under so far this season
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 62-91-0 against the run line so far this season
Baltimore Orioles Betting Trends
The Baltimore Orioles are 65-85-4 against the over/under so far this season
The Baltimore Orioles are 77-77-0 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
09/24/16 P Zack Greinke Shoulder "?" for next scheduled start
09/16/16 P Rubby De La Rosa Elbow out for season
09/11/16 CF A.J. Pollock Groin out indefinitely
09/10/16 C Chris Herrmann Hand out indefinitely
08/07/16 RF David Peralta Wrist 60-day DL (8/6), out for season
07/24/16 SS Nick Ahmed Hip 60-day DL (7/23); out for season
09/22/16 P Kevin Gausman Ribs expected to miss start Sunday vs. Arizona Diamondbacks
09/18/16 RF Steve Pearce Elbow 60-day DL (9/18)
09/01/16 RF Joey Rickard Thumb 60-day DL (7/21)
Tony's Pick: Take the Orioles
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