Monday, June 20, 2016
Citizens Bank Park
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Probable Pitchers: Shelby Miller vs. Jeremy Hellickson
The Arizona Diamondbacks visit Citizens Bank Park on Monday to play the Philadelphia Phillies. The probable starters are Shelby Miller for the Diamondbacks and Jeremy Hellickson for the Phillies. The opening line for this matchup has Arizona at -114 and Philadelphia at +104. The over/under was set at 9. The Diamondbacks have a 36-31-3 over/under record and a 33-37-0 run line mark, meaning they cover 47% of the time. The Phillies are 31-38-0 against the run line and have a 33-34-2 over/under record. They cover the spread 45% of the time.
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The Diamondbacks head into this matchup with a 31-39 record, including 18-14 on the road. Starting pitcher Shelby Miller has a 1-6 record with an earned run average of 7.09 and a WHIP of 1.86. He has 30 strikeouts over his 45.2 innings pitched and he has given up 56 hits so far this season. He has allowed 11 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 6.64. The bullpen this year has an earned run average of 4.11 and they have given up 223 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .253 against the bullpen while being struck out 202 times and walking 101 times this season. As a team, Arizona has allowed 9.05 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.89 batters per nine. They are 23rd in the league in team earned run average at 4.54. The Diamondbacks pitchers have collectively given up 636 base hits and 319 earned runs. They have allowed 81 home runs this season and they allow 1.2 homers per nine innings as a staff. Arizona as a pitching staff has walked 246 batters and struck out 554. They walk 3.5 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.9 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.40 and their FIP as a unit is 4.35.
As a team, Arizona is batting .265, good for 7th in the league while putting together a .271 average away from home. The Diamondbacks hold a .437 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .325 which is good for 13th in baseball. They rank 7th in baseball with 9.21 hits per game. Paul Goldschmidt comes into this game hitting .290 and his on-base percentage is at .425. He has 71 hits this season along with 39 runs scored and 45 runs batted in. He's struck out 71 times and has walked 56 times. Jean Segura is hitting .306 and he has an on-base percentage of .342. He has totaled 85 hits so far while scoring 35 runs and he's driven in 29. He has walked 11 times and has struck out 43 times. The Diamondbacks have 645 hits, including 118 doubles and 84 home runs. They've stolen 44 bases while they've been thrown out stealing 16 times. Arizona has walked 201 times this season and they've struck out 610 times as a unit. They've left 484 men on base and have a team OPS of .761. They score 4.46 runs per contest and have scored a total of 312 runs so far this year.
Philadelphia comes into this matchup with a 16-20 home record and a 30-39 overall mark. With an earned run average of 4.46, Jeremy Hellickson has a 4-5 record and a 1.28 WHIP. He has 75 strikeouts over the 80.2 innings he's pitched during which he has given up 80 hits. He has allowed 8.9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.66. So far this season the bullpen has an earned run average of 4.28 and they have given up 215 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .247 against the Phillies bullpen while being struck out 221 times and walking 91 times this season. As a team, Philadelphia has allowed 8.89 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.87 batters per nine. They are 19th in the league in team earned run average at 4.31. The Phillies pitchers as a team have surrendered 602 base knocks and 292 earned runs so far this season. They have given up 98 home runs this year and they give up 1.4 home runs per nine innings as a staff. Philadelphia as a staff has walked 199 hitters and struck out 601. They give up a walk 2.9 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.9 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.31 while their FIP as a staff is 4.32.
As a team, they are batting .227, good for 30th in the league while putting together a .217 average at home. The Phillies hold a .363 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .280 which is good for 30th in baseball. They rank 30th in baseball with 7.35 hits per contest. Odubel Herrera comes into this matchup batting .303 and he has an OBP of .402. He has 74 hits this year along with 36 runs scored and 24 RBI. He's struck out 52 times and has walked on 39 occasions. Maikel Franco is hitting .239 and he has an OBP of .286. 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 50 times. The Phillies as a unit have 507 base hits, including 91 doubles and 60 homers. They have 27 stolen bases while they've been thrown out 22 times. Philadelphia as a team has walked 158 times this year and they have struck out 553 times. They've had 391 men left on base and have an OPS of .644. They score 3.17 runs per game and have totaled 219 runs so far this season.
Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 36-31-3 against the over/under so far this season
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 33-37-0 against the run line so far this season
Philadelphia Phillies Betting Trends
The Philadelphia Phillies are 33-34-2 against the over/under so far this season
The Philadelphia Phillies are 31-38-0 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)
Guy's Pick: Take the Diamondbacks
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