Arizona Diamondbacks at Los Angeles Dodgers 9/4/2017 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Monday, September 4, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Robbie Ray vs. Rich Hill
The Arizona Diamondbacks visit Dodger Stadium on Monday, September 4, 2017 to play the Los Angeles Dodgers. The probable starters are Robbie Ray for the Diamondbacks and Rich Hill for the Dodgers.
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The opening line for this matchup has Arizona at +143 and Los Angeles at -153. The Diamondbacks have a 62-66-7 over/under record and a 74-61-0 run line mark. The Dodgers are 67-68-0 against the run line and have a 56-70-9 over/under record.
Valuable Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 62-66-7 against the over/under
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 74-61-0 against the run line
Important Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 56-70-9 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 67-68-0 against the run line
Key Arizona Diamondbacks Injuries
08/23/17 C Jeff Mathis Hand 10-day DL (08/23)
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 10-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
09/02/17 P Alex Wood Shoulder 10-day DL (08/22) - expected to start Sunday vs. San Diego Padres
09/02/17 SS Corey Seager Elbow is not expected to be in the starting lineup for series vs. San Diego Padres
08/27/17 P Josh Fields Back 10-day DL (08/25)
07/28/17 P Grant Dayton Neck 60-day DL (07/28)
07/23/17 P Brandon McCarthy Finger 10-day DL (07/21)
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 77-58 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Robbie Ray has a 11-5 record with an earned run average of 2.97 and a WHIP of 1.20. He has 170 strikeouts over his 130.1 innings pitched and he's given up 94 hits. He allows 6.5 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.86. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.89 and they have given up 378 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .238 against the bullpen and they've struck out 408 hitters and walked 161 batters. As a team, Arizona allows 8.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.2 batters per nine innings. They are 3rd in the league in team earned run average at 3.63. The Diamondbacks pitchers collectively have given up 1,107 base hits and 489 earned runs. They have allowed 145 home runs this season, ranking them 29th in the league. Arizona as a pitching staff has walked 433 batters and struck out 1,243. They have walked 3.2 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.2 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.27 and their FIP as a unit is 3.79.
As a team Arizona is hitting .254, good for 18th in the league. The Diamondbacks hold a .441 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .328, which is good for 14th in baseball. They rank 18th in MLB with 8.7 hits per game. Paul Goldschmidt is hitting .314 with an on-base percentage of .424. He has 152 hits this season in 484 at bats with 109 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .597 and an OPS+ of 154. David Peralta is hitting .298 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .351. He has totaled 132 hits and he has driven in 44 men in 443 at bats. His OPS+ is 101 while his slugging percentage is at .454. The Diamondbacks have 1,178 hits, including 265 doubles and 178 home runs. Arizona has walked 479 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,246 times as a unit. They have left 940 men on base and have a team OPS of .769. They score 4.93 runs per contest and have scored a total of 670 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Los Angeles has a 92-41 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.71, Rich Hill has a 9-6 record and a 1.18 WHIP. He has 126 strikeouts over the 106.2 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 85 hits. He allows 7.2 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.95. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.88 and they have given up 344 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .206 against the Dodgers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 509 batters and walked 131 opposing hitters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 7.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.6 batters per nine innings. They are 1st in the league in team earned run average at 3.23. The Dodgers pitchers as a team have surrendered 998 base knocks and 433 earned runs this season. They have given up 148 home runs this year, which ranks 28th in Major League Baseball. Los Angeles as a staff has walked 360 hitters and struck out 1,287 batters. They give up a walk 2.7 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.6 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.12 while their FIP as a staff is 3.57.
As a team, they are batting .254, good for 19th in the league. The Dodgers hold a .443 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .340, which is good for 2nd in baseball. They rank 19th in MLB with 8.5 hits per contest. Cody Bellinger comes into this matchup batting .270 with an OBP of .351. He has 104 hits this year along with 81 RBI in 385 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .603 with an OPS+ of 144. Justin Turner is hitting .333 this season and he has an OBP of .424. He has collected 128 hits in 384 at bats while driving in 61 runs. He has an OPS+ of 153 and a slugging percentage of .544. The Dodgers as a unit have 1,151 base hits, including 259 doubles and 188 homers. Los Angeles has walked 548 times this year and they have struck out on 1,155 occasions. They have had 958 men left on base and have an OPS of .783. They have scored 4.92 runs per game and totaled 664 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Diamondbacks/Dodgers MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Diamondbacks +143
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