Wednesday, June 15, 2016
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Probable Pitchers: Clayton Kershaw vs. Patrick Corbin
The Los Angeles Dodgers head to Chase Field on Wednesday to take on the Arizona Diamondbacks. The probable pitchers are Clayton Kershaw for the Dodgers and Patrick Corbin for the Diamondbacks. The opening line for this game has Los Angeles at -215 and Arizona at +199. The over/under is 7. The Dodgers have a 30-29-5 over/under mark and a 27-37-0 run line record, meaning they cover 42% of the time. The Diamondbacks are 30-36-0 against the run line and have a 34-29-3 over/under record. They cover the spread 46% of the time.
The Dodgers head into this game with a 33-32 record, and they are 16-18 on the road. Starting pitcher Clayton Kershaw has a 9-1 record with an ERA of 1.52 and a WHIP of 0.65. He has 122 strikeouts during his 100.2 innings pitched and he has given up 59 hits so far this year. He has surrendered 5.3 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 1.58. The bullpen this season has an earned run average of 3.05 and they have allowed 140 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .194 against the pen while they've been struck out 192 times and walked 71 times this year. As a unit, Los Angeles has given up 9.23 base hits per nine innings while striking out 7.42 hitters per nine. They are 22nd in the Majors in team earned run average at 4.52. The Dodgers pitchers have collectively given up 458 base hits and 217 earned runs. They have allowed 59 home runs this season and they allow 0.9 homers per nine innings as a staff. Los Angeles as a pitching staff has walked 177 batters and struck out 594. 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 3.42.
As a team, Los Angeles is hitting .257, good for 12th in the league while putting together a .273 average on the road. The Dodgers have a .392 team slugging percentage and an OBP of .319 which is good for 16th in the league. They rank 14th in baseball with 8.62 hits per contest. Adrian Gonzalez comes into this game hitting .274 and his on-base percentage is at .354. He has 61 hits this season along with 22 runs scored and 31 runs batted in. He's struck out 50 times and has walked 28 times. Corey Seager is hitting .284 and he has an on-base percentage of .344. He has totaled 71 hits so far while scoring 42 runs and he's driven in 36. He has walked 23 times and has struck out 45 times. The Dodgers have 506 hits, including 93 doubles and 67 home runs. They've stolen 21 bases while they've been thrown out stealing 12 times. Los Angeles has walked 221 times this season and they've struck out 500 times as a unit. They've left 435 men on base and have a team OPS of .679. They score 4.11 runs per contest and have scored a total of 267 runs so far this year.
Arizona comes into this game with a 13-23 home mark and a 29-37 overall record. With an ERA of 4.81, Patrick Corbin has a 3-5 record and a 1.34 WHIP. He has 58 strikeouts over the 78.2 innings he's pitched during which he has given up 82 hits. He has allowed 9.4 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.58. So far this season the bullpen has an earned run average of 4.22 and they have given up 217 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .256 against the Diamondbacks bullpen while being struck out 192 times and walking 100 times this season. As a team, Arizona has allowed 9.19 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.77 batters per nine. They are 25th in the league in team earned run average at 4.62. The Diamondbacks pitchers as a team have surrendered 609 base knocks and 306 earned runs so far this season. They have given up 75 home runs this year and they give up 1.1 home runs per nine innings as a staff. Arizona as a staff has walked 237 hitters and struck out 515. 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 4.36.
As a team, they are batting .264, good for 9th in the league while putting together a .263 average at home. The Diamondbacks hold a .432 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .326 which is good for 12th in baseball. They rank 8th in baseball with 9.15 hits per contest. Paul Goldschmidt comes into this matchup batting .282 and he has an OBP of .428. He has 64 hits this year along with 36 runs scored and 40 RBI. He's struck out 66 times and has walked on 56 occasions. Jean Segura is hitting .299 and he has an OBP of .336. He has collected 78 hits so far while he's scored 32 runs and drove in 29. He has earned a walk 10 times and has punched out 40 times. The Diamondbacks as a unit have 604 base hits, including 114 doubles and 74 homers. They have 42 stolen bases while they've been thrown out 15 times. Arizona as a team has walked 197 times this year and they have struck out 560 times. They've had 460 men left on base and have an OPS of .758. They score 4.42 runs per game and have totaled 292 runs so far this season.
Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 30-29-5 against the over/under so far this season
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 27-37-0 against the run line so far this season
Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 34-29-3 against the over/under so far this season
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 30-36-0 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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