Sunday, April 16, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Taijuan Walker vs. Rich Hill
Dodger Stadium is the site of the matchup between the Arizona Diamondbacks and the Los Angeles Dodgers on Sunday, April 16, 2017. The probable starting pitchers are Taijuan Walker for the Diamondbacks and Rich Hill for the Dodgers.
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Arizona opens at +164 while Los Angeles opens at -174. The Diamondbacks have a 5-4-1 over/under record and a 7-3-0 run line mark. The Dodgers are 3-7-0 against the run line and have a 6-4-0 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 6-4-0 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 3-7-0 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)
04/07/17 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 Taijuan Walker has a 1-1 record with an earned run average of 4.91 and a WHIP of 1.55. He has 9 strikeouts over his 11 innings pitched and he's given up 12 hits. He allows 9.8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.13. 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 12th 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 29th 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 3.38.
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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 3rd in baseball. They rank 2nd in MLB with 9.8 hits per game. Paul Goldschmidt is hitting .270 with an on-base percentage of .386. He has 10 hits this season in 37 at bats with 5 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .514 and an OPS+ of 134. Yasmany Tomas is hitting .323 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .364. He has totaled 10 hits and he has driven in 5 men in 31 at bats. His OPS+ is 150 while his slugging percentage is at .613. 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 5-5 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 1.80, Rich Hill has a 1-0 record and a 1.00 WHIP. He has 5 strikeouts over the 5 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 2 hits. He allows 3.6 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.35. The bullpen has an earned run average of 1.34 and they have given up 22 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .180 against the Dodgers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 40 batters and walked 7 opposing hitters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 7.1 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 2.8. The Dodgers pitchers as a team have surrendered 68 base knocks and 27 earned runs this season. They have given up 11 home runs this year, which ranks 13th in Major League Baseball. Los Angeles as a staff has walked 25 hitters and struck out 90 batters. They give up a walk 2.6 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.3 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.07 while their FIP as a staff is 3.43.
As a team, they are batting .238, good for 16th in the league. The Dodgers hold a .398 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .339, which is good for 6th in baseball. They rank 19th in MLB with 7.7 hits per contest. Adrian Gonzalez comes into this matchup batting .276 with an OBP of .400. He has 8 hits this year along with 3 RBI in 29 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .345 with an OPS+ of 103. Corey Seager is hitting .282 this season and he has an OBP of .333. He has collected 11 hits in 39 at bats while driving in 8 runs. He has an OPS+ of 129 and a slugging percentage of .538. The Dodgers as a unit have 77 base hits, including 20 doubles and 10 homers. Los Angeles has walked 45 times this year and they have struck out on 82 occasions. They have had 73 men left on base and have an OPS of .737. They have scored 4.4 runs per game and totaled 44 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Diamondbacks/Dodgers MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Dodgers -174
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