Friday, July 14, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Taijuan Walker vs. R.A. Dickey
The Arizona Diamondbacks head to Turner Field on Friday, July 14, 2017 to take on the Atlanta Braves. The expected starting pitchers are Taijuan Walker for the Diamondbacks and R.A. Dickey for the Braves.
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The odds for this matchup have Arizona at -115 and Atlanta at +105. The Diamondbacks have a 39-45-5 over/under mark and a 49-40-0 run line record. The Braves are 46-41-0 against the run line and have a 46-38-3 over/under record.
Valuable Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 39-45-5 against the over/under
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 49-40-0 against the run line
Important Atlanta Braves Betting Trends
The Atlanta Braves are 46-38-3 against the over/under
The Atlanta Braves are 46-41-0 against the run line
Key Arizona Diamondbacks Injuries
06/28/17 SS Nick Ahmed Hand 10-day DL (06/28)
06/23/17 P J.J. Hoover Shoulder 10-day DL (06/23)
06/06/17 RF Yasmany Tomas Shoulder 10-day DL (06/03)
05/28/17 P Shelby Miller Elbow 60-day DL (04/24)
05/28/17 P Steve Hathaway Shoulder 60-day DL (03/31)
Key Atlanta Braves Injuries
07/07/17 CF Danny Santana Infection 10-day DL (07/07)
07/06/17 P Arodys Vizcaino Finger 10-day DL (07/03)
06/19/17 3B Adonis Garcia Finger 10-day DL (06/07)
06/19/17 2B Micah Johnson Wrist 60-day DL (03/30)
06/19/17 1B Sean Rodriguez Shoulder 60-day DL (02/25)
06/11/17 P Eric O'Flaherty Rotator Cuff 10-day DL (06/11)
05/28/17 P Armando Rivero Shoulder 10-day DL (03/30)
05/28/17 P Chaz Roe Shoulder 60-day DL (04/09)
05/28/17 P Daniel Winkler Elbow 60-day DL (03/30)
05/28/17 P Jacob Lindgren Elbow 60-day DL (02/14)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Diamondbacks have a 53-36 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Taijuan Walker has a 6-4 record with an earned run average of 3.65 and a WHIP of 1.35. He has 72 strikeouts over his 81.1 innings pitched and he's given up 78 hits. He allows 8.6 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.86. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.45 and they have given up 229 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .225 against the bullpen and they've struck out 278 hitters and walked 101 batters. As a team, Arizona allows 7.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.4 batters per nine innings. They are 2nd in the league in team earned run average at 3.41. The Diamondbacks pitchers collectively have given up 704 base hits and 302 earned runs. They have allowed 89 home runs this season, ranking them 30th in the league. Arizona as a pitching staff has walked 285 batters and struck out 831. They have walked 3.2 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.4 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.24 and their FIP as a unit is 3.66.
As a team Arizona is hitting .259, good for 12th in the league. The Diamondbacks hold a .443 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .328, which is good for 12th in baseball. They rank 10th in MLB with 8.9 hits per game. Chris Owings is hitting .290 with an on-base percentage of .323. He has 90 hits this season in 310 at bats with 49 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .484 and an OPS+ of 101. Paul Goldschmidt is hitting .312 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .428. He has totaled 99 hits and he has driven in 67 men in 317 at bats. His OPS+ is 152 while his slugging percentage is at .577. The Diamondbacks have 793 hits, including 177 doubles and 113 home runs. Arizona has walked 294 times so far this season and they have struck out 798 times as a unit. They have left 606 men on base and have a team OPS of .771. They score 5.01 runs per contest and have scored a total of 446 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Atlanta has a 42-45 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.23, R.A. Dickey has a 6-5 record and a 1.34 WHIP. He has 69 strikeouts over the 104.1 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 100 hits. He allows 8.6 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.07. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.43 and they have given up 264 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .242 against the Braves bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 266 batters and walked 117 opposing hitters. As a team, Atlanta allows 9 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.4 batters per nine innings. They are 23rd in the league in team earned run average at 4.68. The Braves pitchers as a team have surrendered 786 base knocks and 407 earned runs this season. They have given up 111 home runs this year, which ranks 13th in Major League Baseball. Atlanta as a staff has walked 302 hitters and struck out 640 batters. They give up a walk 3.5 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.4 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.39 while their FIP as a staff is 4.63.
As a team, they are batting .263, good for 8th in the league. The Braves hold a .411 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .326, which is good for 16th in baseball. They rank 7th in MLB with 9.1 hits per contest. Ender Inciarte comes into this matchup batting .302 with an OBP of .350. He has 112 hits this year along with 36 RBI in 371 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .407 with an OPS+ of 99. Nick Markakis is hitting .284 this season and he has an OBP of .364. He has collected 94 hits in 331 at bats while driving in 46 runs. He has an OPS+ of 100 and a slugging percentage of .393. The Braves as a unit have 795 base hits, including 164 doubles and 88 homers. Atlanta has walked 250 times this year and they have struck out on 654 occasions. They have had 591 men left on base and have an OPS of .737. They have scored 4.66 runs per game and totaled 405 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Diamondbacks/Braves MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Diamondbacks -115
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