Friday, April 14, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Zack Greinke vs. Clayton Kershaw
The Arizona Diamondbacks head to Dodger Stadium on Friday, April 14, 2017 to take on the Los Angeles Dodgers. The expected starting pitchers are Zack Greinke for the Diamondbacks and Clayton Kershaw for the Dodgers.
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The odds for this matchup have Arizona at +203 and Los Angeles at -220. The Diamondbacks have a 5-4-1 over/under mark and a 7-3-0 run line record. The Dodgers are 3-6-0 against the run line and have a 5-4-0 over/under record.
Valuable Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 5-4-1 against the over/under
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 7-3-0 against the run line
Important Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 5-4-0 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 3-6-0 against the run line
Key Arizona Diamondbacks Injuries
04/01/17 P Jake Barrett Shoulder 10-day DL (3/31)
03/31/17 CF Socrates Brito Finger 60-day DL (3/28)
03/31/17 P Steve Hathaway Shoulder 10-day DL (3/31)
Key Los Angeles Dodgers Injuries
04/13/17 LF Franklin Gutierrez Hamstring 10-day DL (4/11)
04/12/17 3B Justin Turner Quad "?" Thursday vs. Chicago Cubs
04/07/17 P Rich Hill Finger 10-day DL (4/6)
04/03/17 P Pedro Baez Wrist 10-day DL (3/30)
03/31/17 P Josh Ravin Groin 10-day DL (3/30)
03/31/17 P Scott Kazmir Hip 10-day DL (3/30)
03/31/17 P Yimi Garcia Elbow 60-day DL
03/31/17 RF Andre Ethier Hip 10-day DL (3/30)
03/31/17 P Brock Stewart Shoulder 10-day DL (3/30)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Diamondbacks have a 7-3 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Zack Greinke has a 1-0 record with an earned run average of 2.31 and a WHIP of 0.94. He has 10 strikeouts over his 11.2 innings pitched and he's given up 9 hits. He allows 6.9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 2.87. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.73 and they have given up 34 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .258 against the bullpen and they've struck out 31 hitters and walked 14 batters. As a team, Arizona allows 8.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.2 batters per nine innings. They are 13th in the league in team earned run average at 3.78. The Diamondbacks pitchers collectively have given up 85 base hits and 37 earned runs. They have allowed 6 home runs this season, ranking them 28th in the league. Arizona as a pitching staff has walked 38 batters and struck out 80. They have walked 3.9 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.2 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.40 and their FIP as a unit is 3.39.
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As a team Arizona is hitting .283, good for 2nd in the league. The Diamondbacks hold a .451 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .341, which is good for 5th in baseball. They rank 2nd in MLB with 9.8 hits per game. Yasmany Tomas is hitting .323 with an on-base percentage of .364. He has 10 hits this season in 31 at bats with 5 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .613 and an OPS+ of 148. Paul Goldschmidt is hitting .270 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .386. He has totaled 10 hits and he has driven in 5 men in 37 at bats. His OPS+ is 132 while his slugging percentage is at .514. The Diamondbacks have 98 hits, including 21 doubles and 9 home runs. Arizona has walked 28 times so far this season and they have struck out 91 times as a unit. They have left 70 men on base and have a team OPS of .792. They score 5.5 runs per contest and have scored a total of 55 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Los Angeles has a 5-4 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.46, Clayton Kershaw has a 1-1 record and a 0.77 WHIP. He has 14 strikeouts over the 13 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 10 hits. He allows 6.9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.8. The bullpen has an earned run average of 1.48 and they have given up 20 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .180 against the Dodgers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 36 batters and walked 5 opposing hitters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 6.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.3 batters per nine innings. They are 5th in the league in team earned run average at 2.63. The Dodgers pitchers as a team have surrendered 60 base knocks and 23 earned runs this season. They have given up 9 home runs this year, which ranks 18th in Major League Baseball. Los Angeles as a staff has walked 21 hitters and struck out 81 batters. They give up a walk 2.4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.3 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.03 while their FIP as a staff is 3.19.
As a team, they are batting .243, good for 15th in the league. The Dodgers hold a .414 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .345, which is good for 3rd in baseball. They rank 15th in MLB with 7.9 hits per contest. Corey Seager comes into this matchup batting .286 with an OBP of .342. He has 10 hits this year along with 8 RBI in 35 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .571 with an OPS+ of 137. Adrian Gonzalez is hitting .296 this season and he has an OBP of .424. He has collected 8 hits in 27 at bats while driving in 3 runs. He has an OPS+ of 115 and a slugging percentage of .370. The Dodgers as a unit have 71 base hits, including 18 doubles and 10 homers. Los Angeles has walked 41 times this year and they have struck out on 77 occasions. They have had 64 men left on base and have an OPS of .760. They have scored 4.89 runs per game and totaled 44 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Diamondbacks/Dodgers MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Dodgers -220
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