Monday, June 13, 2016
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Probable Pitchers: Mike Bolsinger vs. Zack Greinke
The Los Angeles Dodgers head to Chase Field on Monday to take on the Arizona Diamondbacks. The probable pitchers are Mike Bolsinger for the Dodgers and Zack Greinke for the Diamondbacks. The opening line for this game has Los Angeles at +158 and Arizona at -168. The over/under is 8. The Dodgers have a 28-29-5 over/under mark and a 27-35-0 run line record, meaning they cover 44% of the time. The Diamondbacks are 29-35-0 against the run line and have a 34-27-3 over/under record. They cover the spread 45% of the time.
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The Dodgers head into this game with a 33-30 record, and they are 16-16 on the road. Starting pitcher Mike Bolsinger has a 1-3 record with an ERA of 5.75 and a WHIP of 1.28. He has 19 strikeouts during his 20.1 innings pitched and he has given up 19 hits so far this year. He has surrendered 8.4 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.77. The bullpen this season has an earned run average of 3.15 and they have allowed 138 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .197 against the pen while they've been struck out 189 times and walked 67 times this year. As a unit, Los Angeles has given up 9.19 base hits per nine innings while striking out 7.45 hitters per nine. They are 25th in the Majors in team earned run average at 4.49. The Dodgers pitchers have collectively given up 447 base hits and 212 earned runs. They have allowed 56 home runs this season and they allow 0.9 homers per nine innings as a staff. Los Angeles as a pitching staff has walked 172 batters and struck out 579. They walk 2.7 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.2 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.09 and their FIP as a unit is 3.39.
As a team, Los Angeles is hitting .258, good for 12th in the league while putting together a .273 average on the road. The Dodgers have a .393 team slugging percentage and an OBP of .319 which is good for 16th in the league. They rank 12th in baseball with 8.66 hits per contest. Adrian Gonzalez comes into this game hitting .284 and his on-base percentage is at .366. He has 61 hits this season along with 22 runs scored and 31 runs batted in. He's struck out 48 times and has walked 28 times. Corey Seager is hitting .281 and he has an on-base percentage of .341. He has totaled 68 hits so far while scoring 40 runs and he's driven in 35. He has walked 22 times and has struck out 45 times. The Dodgers have 493 hits, including 90 doubles and 65 home runs. They've stolen 21 bases while they've been thrown out stealing 12 times. Los Angeles has walked 215 times this season and they've struck out 488 times as a unit. They've left 420 men on base and have a team OPS of .682. They score 4.19 runs per contest and have scored a total of 264 runs so far this year.
Arizona comes into this game with a 11-23 home mark and a 27-37 overall record. With an ERA of 3.84, Zack Greinke has a 8-3 record and a 1.17 WHIP. He has 73 strikeouts over the 86.2 innings he's pitched during which he has given up 85 hits. He has allowed 8.8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.33. So far this season the bullpen has an earned run average of 4.28 and they have given up 217 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .259 against the Diamondbacks bullpen while being struck out 191 times and walking 96 times this season. As a team, Arizona has allowed 9.32 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.81 batters per nine. They are 27th in the league in team earned run average at 4.73. The Diamondbacks pitchers as a team have surrendered 599 base knocks and 304 earned runs so far this season. They have given up 74 home runs this year and they give up 1.2 home runs per nine innings as a staff. Arizona as a staff has walked 230 hitters and struck out 502. They give up a walk 3.6 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.43 while their FIP as a staff is 4.38.
As a team, they are batting .263, good for 9th in the league while putting together a .261 average at home. The Diamondbacks hold a .431 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .326 which is good for 8th in baseball. They rank 7th in baseball with 9.16 hits per contest. Paul Goldschmidt comes into this matchup batting .279 and he has an OBP of .429. He has 61 hits this year along with 33 runs scored and 38 RBI. He's struck out 64 times and has walked on 56 occasions. Jean Segura is hitting .292 and he has an OBP of .328. He has collected 74 hits so far while he's scored 30 runs and drove in 28. He has earned a walk 9 times and has punched out 40 times. The Diamondbacks as a unit have 586 base hits, including 112 doubles and 71 homers. They have 41 stolen bases while they've been thrown out 14 times. Arizona as a team has walked 193 times this year and they have struck out 546 times. They've had 448 men left on base and have an OPS of .757. They score 4.42 runs per game and have totaled 283 runs so far this season.
Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 28-29-5 against the over/under so far this season
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 27-35-0 against the run line so far this season
Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 34-27-3 against the over/under so far this season
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 29-35-0 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
Los Angeles Dodgers
06/03/16 RF Yasiel Puig Hamstring 15-day DL (6/3)
05/31/16 P Alex Wood Tricep 15-day DL (5/31)
05/24/16 P Chin-Hui Tsao Tricep 15-day DL (5/22)
05/03/16 P Josh Ravin Suspension expected to miss 80 games
04/23/16 P Yimi Garcia Bicep 60-day DL (4/23)
04/05/16 P Brandon McCarthy Elbow 60-day DL (2/19)
04/05/16 P Frankie Montas Ribs 60-day DL (2/20)
04/04/16 P Brett Anderson Back 60-day DL (3/25)
04/01/16 P Hyun-Jin Ryu Shoulder 60-day DL (3/25)
03/31/16 LF Andre Ethier Leg 60-day DL (3/25)
06/12/16 CF Chris Owings Foot 15-day DL (6/6)
05/28/16 P Shelby Miller Finger 15-day DL (5/25)
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
Guy's Pick: Take the Diamondbacks
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