Tuesday, June 21, 2016
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Probable Pitchers: Patrick Corbin vs. Marco Estrada
The Arizona Diamondbacks head to Rogers Centre on Tuesday to take on the Toronto Blue Jays. The probable pitchers are Patrick Corbin for the Diamondbacks and Marco Estrada for the Blue Jays. The opening line for this game has Arizona at +145 and Toronto at -155. The over/under is 8.5. The Diamondbacks have a 36-32-3 over/under mark and a 34-37-0 run line record, meaning they cover 48% of the time. The Blue Jays are 37-35-0 against the run line and have a 29-39-4 over/under record. They cover the spread 51% of the time.
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The Diamondbacks head into this game with a 32-39 record, and they are 19-14 on the road. Starting pitcher Patrick Corbin has a 3-6 record with an ERA of 4.76 and a WHIP of 1.35. He has 65 strikeouts during his 85 innings pitched and he has given up 89 hits so far this year. He has surrendered 9.4 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.58. The bullpen this season has an earned run average of 4.06 and they have allowed 223 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .250 against the pen while they've been struck out 205 times and walked 102 times this year. As a unit, Arizona has given up 8.97 base hits per nine innings while striking out 7.89 hitters per nine. They are 23rd in the Majors in team earned run average at 4.48. The Diamondbacks pitchers have collectively given up 639 base hits and 319 earned runs. They have allowed 81 home runs this season and they allow 1.1 homers per nine innings as a staff. Arizona as a pitching staff has walked 249 batters and struck out 562. They walk 3.5 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.9 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.39 and their FIP as a unit is 4.31.
As a team, Arizona is hitting .265, good for 8th in the league while putting together a .271 average on the road. The Diamondbacks have a .437 team slugging percentage and an OBP of .325 which is good for 13th in the league. They rank 6th in baseball with 9.23 hits per contest. Paul Goldschmidt comes into this game hitting .289 and his on-base percentage is at .425. He has 72 hits this season along with 41 runs scored and 45 runs batted in. He's struck out 71 times and has walked 57 times. Jean Segura is hitting .305 and he has an on-base percentage of .341. 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 44 times. The Diamondbacks have 655 hits, including 121 doubles and 84 home runs. They've stolen 44 bases while they've been thrown out stealing 16 times. Arizona has walked 205 times this season and they've struck out 619 times as a unit. They've left 494 men on base and have a team OPS of .762. They score 4.46 runs per contest and have scored a total of 317 runs so far this year.
Toronto comes into this game with a 18-16 home mark and a 39-33 overall record. With an ERA of 2.58, Marco Estrada has a 5-2 record and a 0.99 WHIP. He has 76 strikeouts over the 87.1 innings he's pitched during which he has given up 52 hits. He has allowed 5.4 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.04. So far this season the bullpen has an earned run average of 4.18 and they have given up 191 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .259 against the Blue Jays bullpen while being struck out 181 times and walking 62 times this season. As a team, Toronto has allowed 8.36 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.46 batters per nine. They are 8th in the league in team earned run average at 3.88. The Blue Jays pitchers as a team have surrendered 600 base knocks and 278 earned runs so far this season. They have given up 78 home runs this year and they give up 1.1 home runs per nine innings as a staff. Toronto as a staff has walked 216 hitters and struck out 535. They give up a walk 3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.5 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.26 while their FIP as a staff is 4.14.
As a team, they are batting .246, good for 20th in the league while putting together a .266 average at home. The Blue Jays hold a .436 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .326 which is good for 10th in baseball. They rank 19th in baseball with 8.28 hits per contest. Josh Donaldson comes into this matchup batting .274 and he has an OBP of .385. He has 72 hits this year along with 60 runs scored and 46 RBI. He's struck out 57 times and has walked on 46 occasions. Edwin Encarnacion is hitting .257 and he has an OBP of .346. He has collected 69 hits so far while he's scored 41 runs and drove in 61. He has earned a walk 34 times and has punched out 60 times. The Blue Jays as a unit have 595 base hits, including 125 doubles and 104 homers. They have 24 stolen bases while they've been thrown out 9 times. Toronto as a team has walked 267 times this year and they have struck out 587 times. They've had 479 men left on base and have an OPS of .761. They score 4.68 runs per game and have totaled 337 runs so far this season.
Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 36-32-3 against the over/under so far this season
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 34-37-0 against the run line so far this season
Toronto Blue Jays Betting Trends
The Toronto Blue Jays are 29-39-4 against the over/under so far this season
The Toronto Blue Jays are 37-35-0 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
06/19/16 RF David Peralta Back "?" Monday vs. Philadelphia Phillies
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
Toronto Blue Jays
06/17/16 RF Jose Bautista Toe 15-day DL (6/17)
05/15/16 P Brett Cecil Tricep 15-day DL (5/15)
04/22/16 1B Chris Colabello Suspension expected to miss 80 games
04/10/16 P Franklin Morales Arm 60-day DL (4/7)
04/04/16 P Bo Schultz Hip 15-day DL (3/25)
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