Sunday, June 19, 2016
Citizens Bank Park
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Probable Pitchers: Archie Bradley vs. Zach Eflin
The Arizona Diamondbacks head to Citizens Bank Park on Sunday to take on the Philadelphia Phillies. The probable pitchers are Archie Bradley for the Diamondbacks and Zach Eflin for the Phillies. The opening line for this game has Arizona at -138 and Philadelphia at +128. The over/under is 9. The Diamondbacks have a 36-30-3 over/under mark and a 32-37-0 run line record, meaning they cover 46% of the time. The Phillies are 31-37-0 against the run line and have a 33-33-2 over/under record. They cover the spread 46% of the time.
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The Diamondbacks head into this game with a 30-39 record, and they are 17-14 on the road. Starting pitcher Archie Bradley has a 2-3 record with an ERA of 5.66 and a WHIP of 1.40. He has 39 strikeouts during his 35 innings pitched and he has given up 31 hits so far this year. He has surrendered 8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.04. The bullpen this season has an earned run average of 4.13 and they have allowed 222 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .252 against the pen while they've been struck out 201 times and walked 101 times this year. As a unit, Arizona has given up 9.13 base hits per nine innings while striking out 7.9 hitters per nine. They are 26th in the Majors in team earned run average at 4.59. The Diamondbacks pitchers have collectively given up 632 base hits and 318 earned runs. They have allowed 80 home runs this season and they allow 1.2 homers per nine innings as a staff. Arizona as a pitching staff has walked 245 batters and struck out 547. They walk 3.5 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.9 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.41 and their FIP as a unit is 4.36.
As a team, Arizona is hitting .265, good for 8th in the league while putting together a .270 average on the road. The Diamondbacks have a .435 team slugging percentage and an OBP of .325 which is good for 12th in the league. They rank 7th in baseball with 9.19 hits per contest. Paul Goldschmidt comes into this game hitting .288 and his on-base percentage is at .426. He has 69 hits this season along with 38 runs scored and 43 runs batted in. He's struck out 69 times and has walked 56 times. Jean Segura is hitting .303 and he has an on-base percentage of .338. He has totaled 83 hits so far while scoring 34 runs and he's driven in 29. He has walked 10 times and has struck out 42 times. The Diamondbacks have 634 hits, including 118 doubles and 81 home runs. They've stolen 42 bases while they've been thrown out stealing 16 times. Arizona has walked 200 times this season and they've struck out 599 times as a unit. They've left 475 men on base and have a team OPS of .760. They score 4.46 runs per contest and have scored a total of 308 runs so far this year.
Philadelphia comes into this game with a 16-19 home mark and a 30-38 overall record. With an ERA of 27.00, Zach Eflin has a 0-1 record and a 4.50 WHIP. He has 2 strikeouts over the 2.2 innings he's pitched during which he has given up 9 hits. He has allowed 30.4 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 19.63. So far this season the bullpen has an earned run average of 4.30 and they have given up 213 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .248 against the Phillies bullpen while being struck out 216 times and walking 91 times this season. As a team, Philadelphia has allowed 8.86 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.84 batters per nine. They are 19th in the league in team earned run average at 4.32. The Phillies pitchers as a team have surrendered 591 base knocks and 288 earned runs so far this season. They have given up 95 home runs this year and they give up 1.4 home runs per nine innings as a staff. Philadelphia as a staff has walked 198 hitters and struck out 590. They give up a walk 3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.31 while their FIP as a staff is 4.29.
As a team, they are batting .228, good for 30th in the league while putting together a .219 average at home. The Phillies hold a .365 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .282 which is good for 30th in baseball. They rank 30th in baseball with 7.4 hits per contest. Odubel Herrera comes into this matchup batting .304 and he has an OBP of .404. He has 73 hits this year along with 35 runs scored and 23 RBI. He's struck out 50 times and has walked on 39 occasions. Maikel Franco is hitting .243 and he has an OBP of .289. He has collected 57 hits so far while he's scored 19 runs and drove in 33. He has earned a walk 16 times and has punched out 49 times. The Phillies as a unit have 503 base hits, including 90 doubles and 59 homers. They have 27 stolen bases while they've been thrown out 22 times. Philadelphia as a team has walked 157 times this year and they have struck out 546 times. They've had 388 men left on base and have an OPS of .647. They score 3.21 runs per game and have totaled 218 runs so far this season.
Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 36-30-3 against the over/under so far this season
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 32-37-0 against the run line so far this season
Philadelphia Phillies Betting Trends
The Philadelphia Phillies are 33-33-2 against the over/under so far this season
The Philadelphia Phillies are 31-37-0 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
06/18/16 P Shelby Miller Finger 15-day DL (5/25); expected to start Monday vs. Philadelphia Phillies
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
06/10/16 P Vincent Velasqez Bicep 15-day DL (6/9)
05/01/16 P Dalier Hinojosa Hand 15-day DL (4/29)
04/24/16 P Charlie Morton Hamstring 60-day DL (4/24); out for season
04/14/16 P Daniel Stumpf Suspension 80-game suspension
03/31/16 LF Aaron Altherr Wrist 60-day DL (4/2)
03/31/16 P Matt Harrison Back 60-day DL (4/2)
Josh's Pick: Take the Phillies
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