Tuesday, June 28, 2016
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Probable Pitchers: Jerad Eickhoff vs. Zack Greinke
The Philadelphia Phillies visit Chase Field on Tuesday to play the Arizona Diamondbacks. The probable starters are Jerad Eickhoff for the Phillies and Zack Greinke for the Diamondbacks. The opening line for this matchup has Philadelphia at +198 and Arizona at -214. The over/under was set at 8.5. The Phillies have a 38-37-2 over/under record and a 36-41-0 run line mark, meaning they cover 47% of the time. The Diamondbacks are 37-41-0 against the run line and have a 40-35-3 over/under record. They cover the spread 47% of the time.
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The Phillies head into this matchup with a 32-45 record, including 16-23 on the road. Starting pitcher Jerad Eickhoff has a 5-9 record with an earned run average of 3.36 and a WHIP of 1.20. He has 77 strikeouts over his 91 innings pitched and he has given up 88 hits so far this season. He has allowed 8.7 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.8. The bullpen this year has an earned run average of 4.48 and they have given up 245 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .251 against the bullpen while being struck out 247 times and walking 101 times this season. As a team, Philadelphia has allowed 9.09 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.67 batters per nine. They are 20th in the league in team earned run average at 4.42. The Phillies pitchers have collectively given up 685 base hits and 333 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 216 batters and struck out 653. They walk 2.9 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.33 and their FIP as a unit is 4.17.
As a team, Philadelphia is batting .232, good for 30th in the league while putting together a .249 average away from home. The Phillies hold a .375 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .286 which is good for 30th in baseball. They rank 30th in baseball with 7.56 hits per game. Odubel Herrera comes into this game hitting .298 and his on-base percentage is at .391. He has 82 hits this season along with 41 runs scored and 27 runs batted in. He's struck out 58 times and has walked 41 times. Maikel Franco is hitting .240 and he has an on-base percentage of .302. He has totaled 63 hits so far while scoring 24 runs and he's driven in 37. He has walked 23 times and has struck out 54 times. The Phillies have 582 hits, including 107 doubles and 70 home runs. They've stolen 32 bases while they've been thrown out stealing 25 times. Philadelphia has walked 180 times this season and they've struck out 603 times as a unit. They've left 442 men on base and have a team OPS of .661. They score 3.34 runs per contest and have scored a total of 257 runs so far this year.
Arizona comes into this matchup with a 13-25 home record and a 36-42 overall mark. With an earned run average of 3.61, Zack Greinke has a 10-3 record and a 1.15 WHIP. He has 89 strikeouts over the 107.1 innings he's pitched during which he has given up 102 hits. He has allowed 8.6 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.51. So far this season the bullpen has an earned run average of 4.28 and they have given up 248 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .253 against the Diamondbacks bullpen while being struck out 221 times and walking 114 times this season. As a team, Arizona has allowed 9.13 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.81 batters per nine. They are 26th in the league in team earned run average at 4.60. The Diamondbacks pitchers as a team have surrendered 712 base knocks and 359 earned runs so far this season. They have given up 92 home runs this year and they give up 1.2 home runs per nine innings as a staff. Arizona as a staff has walked 279 hitters and struck out 609. They give up a walk 3.6 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.41 while their FIP as a staff is 4.42.
As a team, they are batting .268, good for 7th in the league while putting together a .260 average at home. The Diamondbacks hold a .439 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .328 which is good for 8th in baseball. They rank 4th in baseball with 9.35 hits per contest. Paul Goldschmidt comes into this matchup batting .301 and he has an OBP of .436. He has 82 hits this year along with 43 runs scored and 51 RBI. He's struck out 77 times and has walked on 63 occasions. Jean Segura is hitting .311 and he has an OBP of .361. He has collected 95 hits so far while he's scored 46 runs and drove in 32. He has earned a walk 19 times and has punched out 44 times. The Diamondbacks as a unit have 729 base hits, including 133 doubles and 92 homers. They have 55 stolen bases while they've been thrown out 16 times. Arizona as a team has walked 232 times this year and they have struck out 688 times. They've had 548 men left on base and have an OPS of .767. They score 4.56 runs per game and have totaled 356 runs so far this season.
Philadelphia Phillies Betting Trends
The Philadelphia Phillies are 38-37-2 against the over/under so far this season
The Philadelphia Phillies are 36-41-0 against the run line so far this season
Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 40-35-3 against the over/under so far this season
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 37-41-0 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
Guy's Pick: Take the Phillies
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