Wednesday, June 14, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Taijuan Walker vs. Michael Fulmer
The Arizona Diamondbacks visit Comerica Park on Wednesday, June 14, 2017 to play the Detroit Tigers. The probable starters are Taijuan Walker for the Diamondbacks and Michael Fulmer for the Tigers.
The opening line for this matchup has Arizona at +123 and Detroit at -133. The Diamondbacks have a 31-32-2 over/under record and a 35-30-0 run line mark. The Tigers are 30-32-0 against the run line and have a 34-26-2 over/under record.
Valuable Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 31-32-2 against the over/under
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 35-30-0 against the run line
Important Detroit Tigers Betting Trends
The Detroit Tigers are 34-26-2 against the over/under
The Detroit Tigers are 30-32-0 against the run line
Key Arizona Diamondbacks Injuries
06/06/17 RF Yasmany Tomas Shoulder 10-day DL (06/03)
05/28/17 CF A.J. Pollock Groin 10-day DL (05/15)
05/28/17 P Shelby Miller Elbow 60-day DL (04/24)
05/28/17 CF Socrates Brito Finger 60-day DL (03/28)
05/28/17 P Steve Hathaway Shoulder 60-day DL (03/31)
05/28/17 P Taijuan Walker Hand 10-day DL (05/21)
Key Detroit Tigers Injuries
05/12/17 RF Jim Adduci Oblique 10-day DL (05/11)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Diamondbacks have a 39-26 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Taijuan Walker has a 4-3 record with an earned run average of 3.46 and a WHIP of 1.29. He has 46 strikeouts over his 52 innings pitched and he's given up 49 hits. He allows 8.5 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.49. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.65 and they have given up 167 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .225 against the bullpen and they've struck out 208 hitters and walked 75 batters. As a team, Arizona allows 8 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.4 batters per nine innings. They are 3rd in the league in team earned run average at 3.58. The Diamondbacks pitchers collectively have given up 515 base hits and 231 earned runs. They have allowed 68 home runs this season, ranking them 25th in the league. Arizona as a pitching staff has walked 206 batters and struck out 604. 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 3.68.
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As a team Arizona is hitting .260, good for 10th in the league. The Diamondbacks hold a .448 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .330, which is good for 10th in baseball. They rank 10th in MLB with 8.9 hits per game. Paul Goldschmidt is hitting .317 with an on-base percentage of .444. He has 72 hits this season in 227 at bats with 51 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .586 and an OPS+ of 160. Chris Owings is hitting .297 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .332. He has totaled 66 hits and he has driven in 37 men in 222 at bats. His OPS+ is 101 while his slugging percentage is at .468. The Diamondbacks have 580 hits, including 126 doubles and 87 home runs. Arizona has walked 219 times so far this season and they have struck out 580 times as a unit. They have left 438 men on base and have a team OPS of .777. They score 5.15 runs per contest and have scored a total of 335 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Detroit has a 30-32 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.40, Michael Fulmer has a 6-4 record and a 1.16 WHIP. He has 60 strikeouts over the 79.1 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 76 hits. He allows 8.6 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.01. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.33 and they have given up 193 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .259 against the Tigers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 177 batters and walked 82 opposing hitters. As a team, Detroit allows 9.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.6 batters per nine innings. They are 25th in the league in team earned run average at 4.74. The Tigers pitchers as a team have surrendered 580 base knocks and 287 earned runs this season. They have given up 77 home runs this year, which ranks 15th in Major League Baseball. Detroit as a staff has walked 214 hitters and struck out 462 batters. They give up a walk 3.5 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.6 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.46 while their FIP as a staff is 4.54.
As a team, they are batting .255, good for 12th in the league. The Tigers hold a .432 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .333, which is good for 6th in baseball. They rank 13th in MLB with 8.7 hits per contest. Victor Martinez comes into this matchup batting .267 with an OBP of .346. He has 55 hits this year along with 28 RBI in 206 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .388 with an OPS+ of 99. Miguel Cabrera is hitting .268 this season and he has an OBP of .374. He has collected 48 hits in 179 at bats while driving in 28 runs. He has an OPS+ of 113 and a slugging percentage of .408. The Tigers as a unit have 537 base hits, including 114 doubles and 78 homers. Detroit has walked 232 times this year and they have struck out on 528 occasions. They have had 430 men left on base and have an OPS of .765. They have scored 4.87 runs per game and totaled 302 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Diamondbacks/Tigers MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Diamondbacks +123
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