Tuesday, June 14, 2016
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Probable Pitchers: Kenta Maeda vs. Archie Bradley
The Los Angeles Dodgers visit Chase Field on Tuesday to play the Arizona Diamondbacks. The probable starters are Kenta Maeda for the Dodgers and Archie Bradley for the Diamondbacks. The opening line for this matchup has Los Angeles at -121 and Arizona at +111. The over/under was set at 8.5. The Dodgers have a 29-29-5 over/under record and a 27-36-0 run line mark, meaning they cover 43% of the time. The Diamondbacks are 30-35-0 against the run line and have a 34-28-3 over/under record. They cover the spread 46% of the time.
The Dodgers head into this matchup with a 33-31 record, including 16-17 on the road. Starting pitcher Kenta Maeda has a 5-4 record with an earned run average of 2.70 and a WHIP of 1.06. He has 65 strikeouts over his 70 innings pitched and he has given up 54 hits so far this season. He has allowed 6.9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.17. The bullpen this year has an earned run average of 3.10 and they have given up 139 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .195 against the bullpen while being struck out 189 times and walking 69 times this season. As a team, Los Angeles has allowed 9.21 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.44 batters per nine. They are 24th in the league in team earned run average at 4.49. The Dodgers pitchers have collectively given up 452 base hits and 214 earned runs. They have allowed 57 home runs this season and they allow 0.9 homers per nine innings as a staff. Los Angeles as a pitching staff has walked 175 batters and struck out 586. 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 3.40.
As a team, Los Angeles is batting .257, good for 13th in the league while putting together a .273 average away from home. The Dodgers hold a .392 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .320 which is good for 16th in baseball. They rank 14th in baseball with 8.63 hits per game. Adrian Gonzalez comes into this game hitting .279 and his on-base percentage is at .360. He has 61 hits this season along with 22 runs scored and 31 runs batted in. He's struck out 49 times and has walked 28 times. Corey Seager is hitting .280 and he has an on-base percentage of .339. He has totaled 69 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 499 hits, including 90 doubles and 66 home runs. They've stolen 21 bases while they've been thrown out stealing 12 times. Los Angeles has walked 216 times this season and they've struck out 493 times as a unit. They've left 425 men on base and have a team OPS of .679. They score 4.14 runs per contest and have scored a total of 265 runs so far this year.
Arizona comes into this matchup with a 12-23 home record and a 28-37 overall mark. With an earned run average of 5.22, Archie Bradley has a 2-2 record and a 1.43 WHIP. He has 30 strikeouts over the 29.1 innings he's pitched during which he has given up 27 hits. He has allowed 8.3 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.37. So far this season the bullpen has an earned run average of 4.25 and they have given up 217 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .258 against the Diamondbacks bullpen while being struck out 191 times and walking 97 times this season. As a team, Arizona has allowed 9.22 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.78 batters per nine. They are 27th in the league in team earned run average at 4.66. The Diamondbacks pitchers as a team have surrendered 602 base knocks and 304 earned runs so far this season. They have given up 74 home runs this year and they give up 1.1 home runs per nine innings as a staff. Arizona as a staff has walked 232 hitters and struck out 508. They give up a walk 3.6 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.42 while their FIP as a staff is 4.35.
As a team, they are batting .265, good for 8th in the league while putting together a .264 average at home. The Diamondbacks hold a .432 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .327 which is good for 7th in baseball. They rank 6th in baseball with 9.2 hits per contest. Paul Goldschmidt comes into this matchup batting .283 and he has an OBP of .430. He has 63 hits this year along with 35 runs scored and 39 RBI. He's struck out 65 times and has walked on 56 occasions. Jean Segura is hitting .296 and he has an OBP of .333. He has collected 76 hits so far while he's scored 32 runs and drove in 28. He has earned a walk 10 times and has punched out 40 times. The Diamondbacks as a unit have 598 base hits, including 114 doubles and 72 homers. They have 41 stolen bases while they've been thrown out 14 times. Arizona as a team has walked 195 times this year and they have struck out 552 times. They've had 457 men left on base and have an OPS of .759. They score 4.45 runs per game and have totaled 289 runs so far this season.
Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 29-29-5 against the over/under so far this season
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 27-36-0 against the run line so far this season
Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 34-28-3 against the over/under so far this season
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 30-35-0 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 Dodgers
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