Monday, June 27, 2016
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Probable Pitchers: Adam Morgan vs. Robbie Ray
The Philadelphia Phillies visit Chase Field on Monday to play the Arizona Diamondbacks. The probable starters are Adam Morgan for the Phillies and Robbie Ray for the Diamondbacks. The opening line for this matchup has Philadelphia at +123 and Arizona at -133. The over/under was set at 8.5. The Phillies have a 37-37-2 over/under record and a 35-41-0 run line mark, meaning they cover 46% of the time. The Diamondbacks are 37-40-0 against the run line and have a 39-35-3 over/under record. They cover the spread 48% of the time.
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The Phillies head into this matchup with a 32-44 record, including 16-22 on the road. Starting pitcher Adam Morgan has a 1-6 record with an earned run average of 6.55 and a WHIP of 1.60. He has 48 strikeouts over his 57.2 innings pitched and he has given up 78 hits so far this season. He has allowed 12.2 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.06. The bullpen this year has an earned run average of 4.46 and they have given up 239 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .250 against the bullpen while being struck out 243 times and walking 100 times this season. As a team, Philadelphia has allowed 8.99 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.67 batters per nine. They are 20th in the league in team earned run average at 4.37. The Phillies pitchers have collectively given up 669 base hits and 325 earned runs. They have allowed 100 home runs this season and they allow 1.3 homers per nine innings as a staff. Philadelphia as a pitching staff has walked 215 batters and struck out 645. They walk 2.9 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.32 and their FIP as a unit is 4.19.
As a team, Philadelphia is batting .230, good for 30th in the league while putting together a .246 average away from home. The Phillies hold a .373 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .284 which is good for 30th in baseball. They rank 30th in baseball with 7.5 hits per game. Odubel Herrera comes into this game hitting .296 and his on-base percentage is at .390. He has 80 hits this season along with 39 runs scored and 26 runs batted in. He's struck out 58 times and has walked 41 times. Maikel Franco is hitting .239 and he has an on-base percentage of .297. He has totaled 62 hits so far while scoring 23 runs and he's driven in 37. He has walked 22 times and has struck out 54 times. The Phillies have 570 hits, including 104 doubles and 69 home runs. They've stolen 32 bases while they've been thrown out stealing 25 times. Philadelphia has walked 178 times this season and they've struck out 599 times as a unit. They've left 435 men on base and have a team OPS of .657. They score 3.29 runs per contest and have scored a total of 250 runs so far this year.
Arizona comes into this matchup with a 13-25 home record and a 36-41 overall mark. With an earned run average of 4.59, Robbie Ray has a 4-6 record and a 1.54 WHIP. He has 93 strikeouts over the 80.1 innings he's pitched during which he has given up 89 hits. He has allowed 10 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.18. So far this season the bullpen has an earned run average of 4.25 and they have given up 244 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .253 against the Diamondbacks bullpen while being struck out 218 times and walking 111 times this season. As a team, Arizona has allowed 9.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.85 batters per nine. They are 25th in the league in team earned run average at 4.54. The Diamondbacks pitchers as a team have surrendered 701 base knocks and 350 earned runs so far this season. They have given up 88 home runs this year and they give up 1.1 home runs per nine innings as a staff. Arizona as a staff has walked 271 hitters and struck out 605. They give up a walk 3.5 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.9 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.40 while their FIP as a staff is 4.33.
As a team, they are batting .266, good for 8th in the league while putting together a .260 average at home. The Diamondbacks hold a .438 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .327 which is good for 12th in baseball. They rank 5th in baseball with 9.27 hits per contest. Paul Goldschmidt comes into this matchup batting .300 and he has an OBP of .436. He has 80 hits this year along with 43 runs scored and 47 RBI. He's struck out 75 times and has walked on 63 occasions. Jean Segura is hitting .306 and he has an OBP of .354. He has collected 92 hits so far while he's scored 43 runs and drove in 31. He has earned a walk 18 times and has punched out 44 times. The Diamondbacks as a unit have 714 base hits, including 132 doubles and 92 homers. They have 54 stolen bases while they've been thrown out 16 times. Arizona as a team has walked 229 times this year and they have struck out 679 times. They've had 538 men left on base and have an OPS of .765. They score 4.53 runs per game and have totaled 349 runs so far this season.
Philadelphia Phillies Betting Trends
The Philadelphia Phillies are 37-37-2 against the over/under so far this season
The Philadelphia Phillies are 35-41-0 against the run line so far this season
Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 39-35-3 against the over/under so far this season
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 37-40-0 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
06/10/16 P Vincent Velasqez Bicep 15-day DL (6/9), expected to be activated & start Monday vs. Arizona Diamondbacks
05/01/16 P Dalier Hinojosa Hand 15-day DL (4/29)
04/24/16 P Charlie Morton Hamstring 60-day DL (4/24); out for season
04/14/16 P Daniel Stumpf Suspension 80-game suspension
03/31/16 LF Aaron Altherr Wrist 60-day DL (4/2)
03/31/16 P Matt Harrison Back 60-day DL (4/2)
06/24/16 CF Socrates Brito Toe 15-day DL (6/23)
06/20/16 RF David Peralta Back 15-day DL (6/19)
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
Josh's Pick: Take the Phillies
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