Arizona Diamondbacks at Los Angeles Dodgers 9/5/2017 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Tuesday, September 5, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Zack Greinke vs. Hyun-Jin Ryu
The Arizona Diamondbacks visit Dodger Stadium on Tuesday, September 5, 2017 to play the Los Angeles Dodgers. The probable starters are Zack Greinke for the Diamondbacks and Hyun-Jin Ryu for the Dodgers.
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The opening line for this matchup has Arizona at +110 and Los Angeles at -120. The Diamondbacks have a 62-68-7 over/under record and a 76-61-0 run line mark. The Dodgers are 68-69-0 against the run line and have a 57-70-10 over/under record.
Valuable Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 62-68-7 against the over/under
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 76-61-0 against the run line
Important Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 57-70-10 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 68-69-0 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
09/03/17 SS Corey Seager Elbow "?" Monday vs. Arizona Diamondbacks
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 79-58 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Zack Greinke has a 16-6 record with an earned run average of 3.08 and a WHIP of 1.07. He has 188 strikeouts over his 172.1 innings pitched and he's given up 146 hits. He allows 7.6 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.14. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.83 and they have given up 382 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .237 against the bullpen and they've struck out 415 hitters and walked 162 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 3.61. The Diamondbacks pitchers collectively have given up 1,112 base hits and 490 earned runs. They have allowed 145 home runs this season, ranking them 29th in the league. Arizona as a pitching staff has walked 439 batters and struck out 1,255. 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 3.78.
As a team Arizona is hitting .254, good for 18th in the league. The Diamondbacks hold a .442 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .328, which is good for 14th in baseball. They rank 17th 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 .299 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .352. He has totaled 134 hits and he has driven in 45 men in 448 at bats. His OPS+ is 102 while his slugging percentage is at .455. The Diamondbacks have 1,187 hits, including 267 doubles and 181 home runs. Arizona has walked 479 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,257 times as a unit. They have left 945 men on base and have a team OPS of .770. They score 4.93 runs per contest and have scored a total of 675 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Los Angeles has a 92-44 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.71, Hyun-Jin Ryu has a 5-7 record and a 1.34 WHIP. He has 102 strikeouts over the 111.2 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 113 hits. He allows 9.1 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.62. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.98 and they have given up 355 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .207 against the Dodgers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 524 batters and walked 139 opposing hitters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 7.5 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 3.25. The Dodgers pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,008 base knocks and 439 earned runs this season. They have given up 150 home runs this year, which ranks 28th in Major League Baseball. Los Angeles as a staff has walked 364 hitters and struck out 1,296 batters. They give up a walk 2.7 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.6 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.13 while their FIP as a staff is 3.58.
As a team, they are batting .254, good for 19th in the league. The Dodgers hold a .444 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .339, which is good for 2nd in baseball. They rank 20th in MLB with 8.5 hits per contest. Cody Bellinger comes into this matchup batting .272 with an OBP of .352. He has 106 hits this year along with 82 RBI in 389 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .614 with an OPS+ of 148. Justin Turner is hitting .332 this season and he has an OBP of .423. He has collected 129 hits in 388 at bats while driving in 62 runs. He has an OPS+ of 153 and a slugging percentage of .544. The Dodgers as a unit have 1,158 base hits, including 261 doubles and 190 homers. Los Angeles has walked 548 times this year and they have struck out on 1,163 occasions. They have had 961 men left on base and have an OPS of .783. They have scored 4.91 runs per game and totaled 668 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Diamondbacks/Dodgers MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Diamondbacks +110
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