Thursday, May 5, 2016
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Probable Pitchers: Robbie Ray vs. Adam Conley
The Arizona Diamondbacks visit Marlins Park on Thursday to play the Miami Marlins. The probable starters are Robbie Ray for the Diamondbacks and Adam Conley for the Marlins. The Diamondbacks have a 15-12-1 over/under record and a 11-17-0 run line mark, meaning they cover 39% of the time. The Marlins are 14-11-0 against the run line and have a 16-9-0 over/under record. They cover the spread 56% of the time.
The Diamondbacks head into this matchup with a 12-16 record, including 7-4 on the road. Starting pitcher Robbie Ray has a 1-1 record with an earned run average of 4.97 and a WHIP of 1.70. He has 27 strikeouts over his 25.1 innings pitched and he has given up 28 hits so far this season. He has allowed 9.9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.99. The bullpen this year has an earned run average of 4.20 and they have given up 106 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .254 against the bullpen while being struck out 96 times and walking 47 times this season. As a team, Arizona has allowed 9.36 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.63 batters per nine. They are 27th in the league in team earned run average at 5.03. The Diamondbacks pitchers have collectively given up 270 base hits and 145 earned runs. They have allowed 34 home runs this season and they allow 1.2 homers per nine innings as a staff. Arizona as a pitching staff has walked 111 batters and struck out 220. They walk 3.8 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.6 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.47 and their FIP as a unit is 4.51.
As a team, Arizona is batting .263, good for 9th in the league while putting together a .256 average away from home. The Diamondbacks hold a .454 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .323 which is good for 12th in baseball. They rank 7th in baseball with 9.29 hits per game. Paul Goldschmidt comes into this game hitting .253 and his on-base percentage is at .434. He has 23 hits this season along with 13 runs scored and 16 runs batted in. He's struck out 27 times and has walked 28 times. Yasmany Tomas is hitting .287 and he has an on-base percentage of .346. He has totaled 27 hits so far while scoring 18 runs and he's driven in 13. He has walked 9 times and has struck out 20 times. The Diamondbacks have 260 hits, including 50 doubles and 39 home runs. They've stolen 18 bases while they've been thrown out stealing 5 times. Arizona has walked 82 times this season and they've struck out 221 times as a unit. They've left 192 men on base and have a team OPS of .776. They score 4.54 runs per contest and have scored a total of 127 runs so far this year.
Miami comes into this matchup with a 3-7 home record and a 13-12 overall mark. With an earned run average of 3.67, Adam Conley has a 1-1 record and a 1.22 WHIP. He has 28 strikeouts over the 27 innings he's pitched during which he has given up 21 hits. He has allowed 7 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.76. So far this season the bullpen has an earned run average of 3.59 and they have given up 84 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .255 against the Marlins bullpen while being struck out 81 times and walking 35 times this season. As a team, Miami has allowed 8.56 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.99 batters per nine. They are 22nd in the league in team earned run average at 4.36. The Marlins pitchers as a team have surrendered 212 base knocks and 108 earned runs so far this season. They have given up 20 home runs this year and they give up 0.8 home runs per nine innings as a staff. Miami as a staff has walked 100 hitters and struck out 198. They give up a walk 4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.40 while their FIP as a staff is 3.90.
As a team, they are batting .277, good for 3rd in the league while putting together a .250 average at home. The Marlins hold a .424 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .340 which is good for 6th in baseball. They rank 3rd in baseball with 9.64 hits per contest. Giancarlo Stanton comes into this matchup batting .244 and he has an OBP of .359. He has 21 hits this year along with 13 runs scored and 20 RBI. He's struck out 31 times and has walked on 15 occasions. Christian Yelich is hitting .337 and he has an OBP of .458. He has collected 29 hits so far while he's scored 14 runs and drove in 11. He has earned a walk 18 times and has punched out 18 times. The Marlins as a unit have 241 base hits, including 42 doubles and 24 homers. They have 10 stolen bases while they've been thrown out 5 times. Miami as a team has walked 79 times this year and they have struck out 191 times. They've had 195 men left on base and have an OPS of .763. They score 4.16 runs per game and have totaled 104 runs so far this season.
Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 15-12-1 against the over/under so far this season
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 11-17-0 against the run line so far this season
Miami Marlins Betting Trends
The Miami Marlins are 16-9-0 against the over/under so far this season
The Miami Marlins are 14-11-0 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
04/04/16 P Josh Collment Shoulder 15-day DL (3/28)
04/02/16 CF A.J. Pollock Elbow 60-day DL (4/2)
05/03/16 1B Justin Bour Finger "?" Wednesday vs. Arizona Diamondbacks
04/29/16 2B Dee Gordon Suspension expected to miss 80 games
04/20/16 P Edwin Jackson Tricep 15-day DL (4/18)
04/04/16 P Raudel Lazo Shoulder 15-day DL (3/25)
04/03/16 P Carter Capps Arm 60-day DL; out for season
04/03/16 P Mike Dunn Forearm 15-day DL (3/25)
Guy's Pick: Take the Diamondbacks
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