Sunday, September 18, 2016
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Probable Pitchers: Jose De Leon vs. Robbie Ray
The Los Angeles Dodgers head to Chase Field on Sunday to take on the Arizona Diamondbacks. The probable pitchers are Jose De Leon for the Dodgers and Robbie Ray for the Diamondbacks. The Dodgers have a 64-73-10 over/under mark and a 68-79-0 run line record, meaning they cover 46% of the time. The Diamondbacks are 59-88-0 against the run line and have a 85-56-6 over/under record. They cover the spread 40% of the time.
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The Dodgers head into this game with a 83-64 record, and they are 36-37 on the road. Starting pitcher Jose De Leon has a 2-0 record with an ERA of 4.09 and a WHIP of 0.91. He has 12 strikeouts during his 11 innings pitched and he has given up 8 hits so far this year. He has surrendered 6.5 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.6. The bullpen this season has an earned run average of 3.31 and they have allowed 413 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .212 against the pen while they've been struck out 555 times and walked 184 times this year. As a unit, Los Angeles has given up 9.47 base hits per nine innings while striking out 7.22 hitters per nine. They are 24th in the Majors in team earned run average at 4.47. The Dodgers pitchers have collectively given up 1,130 base hits and 542 earned runs. They have allowed 148 home runs this season and they allow 1.1 homers per nine innings as a staff. Los Angeles as a pitching staff has walked 425 batters and struck out 1,368. They walk 2.9 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.3 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.18 and their FIP as a unit is 3.61.
As a team, Los Angeles is hitting .261, good for 8th in the league while putting together a .267 average on the road. The Dodgers have a .406 team slugging percentage and an OBP of .322 which is good for 16th in the league. They rank 15th in baseball with 8.76 hits per contest. Adrian Gonzalez comes into this game hitting .285 and his on-base percentage is at .349. He has 150 hits this season along with 63 runs scored and 79 runs batted in. He's struck out 111 times and has walked 50 times. Corey Seager is hitting .315 and he has an on-base percentage of .373. He has totaled 179 hits so far while scoring 96 runs and he's driven in 69. He has walked 50 times and has struck out 118 times. The Dodgers have 1,240 hits, including 244 doubles and 175 home runs. They've stolen 40 bases while they've been thrown out stealing 23 times. Los Angeles has walked 472 times this season and they've struck out 1,197 times as a unit. They've left 999 men on base and have a team OPS of .726. They score 4.42 runs per contest and have scored a total of 650 runs so far this year.
Arizona comes into this game with a 29-47 home mark and a 62-85 overall record. With an ERA of 4.55, Robbie Ray has a 8-13 record and a 1.44 WHIP. He has 202 strikeouts over the 160.1 innings he's pitched during which he has given up 169 hits. He has allowed 9.5 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.5. So far this season the bullpen has an earned run average of 5.10 and they have given up 543 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .269 against the Diamondbacks bullpen while being struck out 466 times and walking 242 times this season. As a team, Arizona has allowed 9.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.11 batters per nine. They are 30th in the league in team earned run average at 5.22. The Diamondbacks pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,453 base knocks and 766 earned runs so far this season. They have given up 187 home runs this year and they give up 1.3 home runs per nine innings as a staff. Arizona as a staff has walked 551 hitters and struck out 1,190. They give up a walk 3.8 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.1 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.52 while their FIP as a staff is 4.55.
As a team, they are batting .264, good for 6th in the league while putting together a .269 average at home. The Diamondbacks hold a .434 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .323 which is good for 15th in baseball. They rank 3rd in baseball with 9.27 hits per contest. Paul Goldschmidt comes into this matchup batting .299 and he has an OBP of .416. He has 157 hits this year along with 96 runs scored and 85 RBI. He's struck out 137 times and has walked on 105 occasions. Jean Segura is hitting .316 and he has an OBP of .362. He has collected 184 hits so far while he's scored 90 runs and drove in 56. He has earned a walk 32 times and has punched out 92 times. The Diamondbacks as a unit have 1,362 base hits, including 264 doubles and 170 homers. They have 123 stolen bases while they've been thrown out 30 times. Arizona as a team has walked 427 times this year and they have struck out 1,299 times. They've had 1,031 men left on base and have an OPS of .758. They score 4.69 runs per game and have totaled 690 runs so far this season.
Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 64-73-10 against the over/under so far this season
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 68-79-0 against the run line so far this season
Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 85-56-6 against the over/under so far this season
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 59-88-0 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
Los Angeles Dodgers
09/10/16 P Carlos Frias Oblique 60-day DL (9/9)
08/24/16 P Brett Anderson Finger 15-day DL (8/21)
08/24/16 P Scott Kazmir Neck 15-day DL (8/23)
08/14/16 P Brandon McCarthy Hip 15-day DL (8/14)
08/10/16 LF Scott Van Slyke Wrist 60-day DL (8/8)
07/21/16 P Chris Hatcher Oblique 60-day DL (7/20)
07/19/16 P Hyun-Jin Ryu Elbow 15-day DL (7/9)
07/16/16 LF Trayce Thompson Back 60-day DL (7/10)
05/31/16 P Alex Wood Tricep 60-day DL (5/31)
05/24/16 P Chin-Hui Tsao Tricep 60-day DL (5/22)
04/23/16 P Yimi Garcia Bicep 60-day DL (4/23)
09/16/16 P Rubby De La Rosa Elbow out for season
09/11/16 CF A.J. Pollock Groin out indefinitely
09/10/16 C Chris Herrmann Hand out indefinitely
08/07/16 RF David Peralta Wrist 60-day DL (8/6), out for season
07/24/16 SS Nick Ahmed Hip 60-day DL (7/23); out for season
Josh's Pick: Take the Diamondbacks
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