Monday, July 25, 2016
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Probable Pitchers: Braden Shipley vs. Chase Anderson
The Arizona Diamondbacks head to Miller Park on Monday to take on the Milwaukee Brewers. The probable pitchers are Braden Shipley for the Diamondbacks and Chase Anderson for the Brewers. The opening line for this game has Arizona at +123 and Milwaukee at -133. The over/under is 8.5. The Diamondbacks have a 51-43-3 over/under mark and a 41-56-0 run line record, meaning they cover 42% of the time. The Brewers are 49-46-0 against the run line and have a 44-45-6 over/under record. They cover the spread 52% of the time.
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The Diamondbacks head into this game with a 40-57 record, and they are 23-22 on the road. Starting pitcher Braden Shipley will be making his season debut for Arizona. The bullpen this season has an earned run average of 4.53 and they have allowed 334 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .263 against the pen while they've been struck out 290 times and walked 146 times this year. As a unit, Arizona has given up 9.49 base hits per nine innings while striking out 8.02 hitters per nine. They are 27th in the Majors in team earned run average at 4.79. The Diamondbacks pitchers have collectively given up 922 base hits and 463 earned runs. They have allowed 115 home runs this season and they allow 1.2 homers per nine innings as a staff. Arizona as a pitching staff has walked 352 batters and struck out 779. They walk 3.6 men per 9 innings while striking out 8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.46 and their FIP as a unit is 4.41.
As a team, Arizona is hitting .264, good for 8th in the league while putting together a .264 average on the road. The Diamondbacks have a .431 team slugging percentage and an OBP of .322 which is good for 16th in the league. They rank 6th in baseball with 9.2 hits per contest. Jean Segura comes into this game hitting .314 and his on-base percentage is at .361. He has 120 hits this season along with 58 runs scored and 38 runs batted in. He's struck out 60 times and has walked 21 times. Paul Goldschmidt is hitting .290 and he has an on-base percentage of .410. He has totaled 100 hits so far while scoring 56 runs and he's driven in 62. He has walked 68 times and has struck out 91 times. The Diamondbacks have 892 hits, including 167 doubles and 109 home runs. They've stolen 68 bases while they've been thrown out stealing 19 times. Arizona has walked 268 times this season and they've struck out 864 times as a unit. They've left 672 men on base and have a team OPS of .753. They score 4.38 runs per contest and have scored a total of 425 runs so far this year.
Milwaukee comes into this game with a 24-23 home mark and a 41-54 overall record. With an ERA of 5.50, Chase Anderson has a 4-10 record and a 1.44 WHIP. He has 69 strikeouts over the 90 innings he's pitched during which he has given up 95 hits. He has allowed 9.5 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.51. So far this season the bullpen has an earned run average of 3.91 and they have given up 319 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .259 against the Brewers bullpen while being struck out 297 times and walking 133 times this season. As a team, Milwaukee has allowed 9.24 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.41 batters per nine. They are 18th in the league in team earned run average at 4.34. The Brewers pitchers as a team have surrendered 862 base knocks and 405 earned runs so far this season. They have given up 112 home runs this year and they give up 1.2 home runs per nine innings as a staff. Milwaukee as a staff has walked 331 hitters and struck out 691. They give up a walk 3.6 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.4 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.42 while their FIP as a staff is 4.56.
As a team, they are batting .244, good for 24th in the league while putting together a .246 average at home. The Brewers hold a .390 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .321 which is good for 18th in baseball. They rank 28th in baseball with 8.01 hits per contest. Jonathan Lucroy comes into this matchup batting .302 and he has an OBP of .362. He has 96 hits this year along with 46 runs scored and 50 RBI. He's struck out 66 times and has walked on 31 occasions. Ryan Braun is hitting .317 and he has an OBP of .374. He has collected 99 hits so far while he's scored 45 runs and drove in 45. He has earned a walk 26 times and has punched out 54 times. The Brewers as a unit have 761 base hits, including 144 doubles and 97 homers. They have 88 stolen bases while they've been thrown out 31 times. Milwaukee as a team has walked 347 times this year and they have struck out 909 times. They've had 644 men left on base and have an OPS of .711. They score 3.97 runs per game and have totaled 377 runs so far this season.
Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 51-43-3 against the over/under so far this season
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 41-56-0 against the run line so far this season
Milwaukee Brewers Betting Trends
The Milwaukee Brewers are 44-45-6 against the over/under so far this season
The Milwaukee Brewers are 49-46-0 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
07/24/16 SS Nick Ahmed Hip 15-day DL (7/23)
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)
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
06/10/16 RF Domingo Santana Elbow 15-day DL (6/8)
05/27/16 P Chris Capuano Elbow 60-day DL (4/2)
04/04/16 LF Rymer Liriano Facial 60-day DL (3/25)
04/04/16 P Zach Jones Shoulder 60-day DL (3/31)
04/02/16 P Yhonathan Barrios Shoulder 60-day DL (3/25)
04/01/16 P Sean Nolin Elbow 60-day DL (3/25)
Guy's Pick: Take the Brewers
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