Saturday, July 23, 2016
Great American Ball Park
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Probable Pitchers: Robbie Ray vs. Keyvius Sampson
The Arizona Diamondbacks head to Great American Ball Park on Saturday to take on the Cincinnati Reds. The probable pitchers are Robbie Ray for the Diamondbacks and Keyvius Sampson for the Reds. The opening line for this game has Arizona at -110 and Cincinnati at +100. The over/under is 9.5. The Diamondbacks have a 51-41-3 over/under mark and a 41-54-0 run line record, meaning they cover 43% of the time. The Reds are 46-49-0 against the run line and have a 52-34-9 over/under record. They cover the spread 48% of the time.
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The Diamondbacks head into this game with a 40-55 record, and they are 23-20 on the road. Starting pitcher Robbie Ray has a 5-8 record with an ERA of 4.49 and a WHIP of 1.51. He has 122 strikeouts during his 104.1 innings pitched and he has given up 116 hits so far this year. He has surrendered 10 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.81. The bullpen this season has an earned run average of 4.53 and they have allowed 327 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .262 against the pen while they've been struck out 282 times and walked 142 times this year. As a unit, Arizona has given up 9.48 base hits per nine innings while striking out 7.94 hitters per nine. They are 27th in the Majors in team earned run average at 4.78. The Diamondbacks pitchers have collectively given up 904 base hits and 454 earned runs. They have allowed 112 home runs this season and they allow 1.2 homers per nine innings as a staff. Arizona as a pitching staff has walked 342 batters and struck out 757. They walk 3.6 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.9 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.45 and their FIP as a unit is 4.41.
As a team, Arizona is hitting .266, good for 7th in the league while putting together a .268 average on the road. The Diamondbacks have a .435 team slugging percentage and an OBP of .323 which is good for 16th in the league. They rank 4th in baseball with 9.29 hits per contest. Jean Segura comes into this game hitting .311 and his on-base percentage is at .356. He has 117 hits this season along with 56 runs scored and 37 runs batted in. He's struck out 58 times and has walked 20 times. Paul Goldschmidt is hitting .294 and he has an on-base percentage of .411. He has totaled 100 hits so far while scoring 56 runs and he's driven in 62. He has walked 65 times and has struck out 91 times. The Diamondbacks have 883 hits, including 164 doubles and 108 home runs. They've stolen 65 bases while they've been thrown out stealing 19 times. Arizona has walked 261 times this season and they've struck out 841 times as a unit. They've left 659 men on base and have a team OPS of .758. They score 4.44 runs per contest and have scored a total of 422 runs so far this year.
Cincinnati comes into this game with a 22-27 home mark and a 36-59 overall record. With an ERA of 5.51, Keyvius Sampson has a 0-1 record and a 2.02 WHIP. He has 16 strikeouts over the 16.1 innings he's pitched during which he has given up 19 hits. He has allowed 10.5 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 7.93. So far this season the bullpen has an earned run average of 5.50 and they have given up 353 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .258 against the Reds bullpen while being struck out 304 times and walking 187 times this season. As a team, Cincinnati has allowed 9.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.35 batters per nine. They are 30th in the league in team earned run average at 5.32. The Reds pitchers as a team have surrendered 890 base knocks and 504 earned runs so far this season. They have given up 161 home runs this year and they give up 1.7 home runs per nine innings as a staff. Cincinnati as a staff has walked 401 hitters and struck out 696. They give up a walk 4.2 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.4 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.52 while their FIP as a staff is 5.55.
As a team, they are batting .241, good for 27th in the league while putting together a .240 average at home. The Reds hold a .398 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .301 which is good for 28th in baseball. They rank 27th in baseball with 8.09 hits per contest. Brandon Phillips comes into this matchup batting .260 and he has an OBP of .297. He has 87 hits this year along with 40 runs scored and 34 RBI. He's struck out 46 times and has walked on 13 occasions. Jay Bruce is hitting .263 and he has an OBP of .314. He has collected 89 hits so far while he's scored 51 runs and drove in 66. He has earned a walk 24 times and has punched out 74 times. The Reds as a unit have 768 base hits, including 157 doubles and 104 homers. They have 72 stolen bases while they've been thrown out 34 times. Cincinnati as a team has walked 253 times this year and they have struck out 790 times. They've had 546 men left on base and have an OPS of .698. They score 4.22 runs per game and have totaled 401 runs so far this season.
Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 51-41-3 against the over/under so far this season
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 41-54-0 against the run line so far this season
Cincinnati Reds Betting Trends
The Cincinnati Reds are 52-34-9 against the over/under so far this season
The Cincinnati Reds are 46-49-0 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
07/17/16 C Chris Herrmann Hamstring 15-day DL (7/17)
07/07/16 P Andrew Chafin Shoulder 15-day DL (7/4)
07/03/16 P Zack Greinke Oblique 15-day DL (6/29)
06/24/16 CF Socrates Brito Toe 15-day DL (6/23)
06/20/16 RF David Peralta Back 15-day DL (6/19)
06/12/16 CF Chris Owings Foot 15-day DL (6/6)
05/27/16 P Rubby De La Rosa Elbow 15-day DL (5/26)
04/02/16 CF A.J. Pollock Elbow 60-day DL (4/2), out for season
06/23/16 P Alfredo Simon Trapezius 15-day DL (6/16)
06/01/16 P Caleb Cotham Shoulder 15-day DL (5/29)
05/20/16 P Tim Adleman Oblique 15-day DL (5/20)
05/02/16 C Devin Mesoraco Shoulder 60-day DL (5/1); out for season
04/10/16 CF Yorman Rodriguez Hamstring 60-day DL (3/27)
04/04/16 P Homer Bailey Elbow 60-day DL (3/25)
Guy's Pick: Take the Reds
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