Arizona Diamondbacks at Los Angeles Dodgers 10/7/2017 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Saturday, October 7, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Robbie Ray vs. Rich Hill
The Arizona Diamondbacks head to Dodger Stadium on Saturday, October 7, 2017 to take on the Los Angeles Dodgers in Game 2 of the NLDS. The expected starting pitchers are Robbie Ray for the Diamondbacks and Rich Hill for the Dodgers.
The odds for this matchup have Arizona at +126 and Los Angeles at -137. The Diamondbacks have a 74-81-8 over/under mark and a 88-75-0 run line record. The Dodgers are 78-84-0 against the run line and have a 69-82-11 over/under record.
Valuable Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 74-81-8 against the over/under
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 88-75-0 against the run line
Important Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 69-82-11 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 78-84-0 against the run line
Key Arizona Diamondbacks Injuries
07/31/17 SS Chris Owings Finger 60-day DL (07/31)
07/28/17 RF Yasmany Tomas Groin 60-day DL (06/03)
07/16/17 P Randall Delgado Elbow 60-day DL (07/16)
06/28/17 SS Nick Ahmed Hand 60-day DL (06/28)
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 Los Angeles Dodgers Injuries
09/30/17 LF O' Koyea Dickson Shoulder 60-day DL (09/29)
09/27/17 1B Adrian Gonzalez Back out for season
09/22/17 P Josh Ravin Abdominal 60-day DL (09/18)
07/28/17 P Grant Dayton Neck 60-day DL (07/28)
06/25/17 LF Franklin Gutierrez Back 60-day DL (06/25)
06/05/17 P Adam Liberatore Forearm 10-day DL (05/31)
05/27/17 CF Andrew Toles ACL 60-day DL (05/10)
05/27/17 P Scott Kazmir Hip 60-day DL (03/30)
03/31/17 P Yimi Garcia Elbow 60-day DL (02/15)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Diamondbacks have a 93-69 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Robbie Ray has a 15-5 record with an earned run average of 2.89 and a WHIP of 1.15. He has 218 strikeouts over his 162 innings pitched and he's given up 116 hits. He allows 6.4 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.72. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.78 and they have given up 454 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .236 against the bullpen and they've struck out 494 hitters and walked 189 batters. As a team, Arizona allows 8.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.3 batters per nine innings. They are 3rd in the league in team earned run average at 3.66. The Diamondbacks pitchers collectively have given up 1,309 base hits and 586 earned runs. They have allowed 171 home runs this season, ranking them 29th in the league. Arizona as a pitching staff has walked 516 batters and struck out 1,482. They have walked 3.2 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.3 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.27 and their FIP as a unit is 3.80.
As a team Arizona is hitting .254, good for 17th in the league. The Diamondbacks hold a .445 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .329, which is good for 13th in baseball. They rank 15th in MLB with 8.7 hits per game. Jake Lamb is hitting .248 with an on-base percentage of .357. He has 133 hits this season in 536 at bats with 105 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .487 and an OPS+ of 110. Paul Goldschmidt is hitting .297 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .404. He has totaled 166 hits and he has driven in 120 men in 558 at bats. His OPS+ is 140 while his slugging percentage is at .563. The Diamondbacks have 1,405 hits, including 314 doubles and 220 home runs. Arizona has walked 578 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,456 times as a unit. They have left 1,118 men on base and have a team OPS of .774. They score 5.01 runs per contest and have scored a total of 812 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Los Angeles has a 104-58 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.32, Rich Hill has a 12-8 record and a 1.09 WHIP. He has 166 strikeouts over the 135.2 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 99 hits. He allows 6.6 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.72. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.38 and they have given up 463 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .220 against the Dodgers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 637 batters and walked 183 opposing hitters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 7.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.6 batters per nine innings. They are 2nd in the league in team earned run average at 3.38. The Dodgers pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,226 base knocks and 543 earned runs this season. They have given up 184 home runs this year, which ranks 25th in Major League Baseball. Los Angeles as a staff has walked 442 hitters and struck out 1,549 batters. They give up a walk 2.8 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.6 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.16 while their FIP as a staff is 3.67.
As a team, they are batting .249, good for 22nd in the league. The Dodgers hold a .437 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .334, which is good for 8th in baseball. They rank 23rd in MLB with 8.3 hits per contest. Cody Bellinger comes into this matchup batting .267 with an OBP of .352. He has 128 hits this year along with 97 RBI in 480 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .581 with an OPS+ of 142. Corey Seager is hitting .295 this season and he has an OBP of .375. He has collected 159 hits in 539 at bats while driving in 77 runs. He has an OPS+ of 125 and a slugging percentage of .479. The Dodgers as a unit have 1,347 base hits, including 312 doubles and 221 homers. Los Angeles has walked 649 times this year and they have struck out on 1,380 occasions. They have had 1,146 men left on base and have an OPS of .771. They have scored 4.75 runs per game and totaled 770 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Diamondbacks/Dodgers MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Dodgers -137
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