Arizona Diamondbacks at Los Angeles Dodgers 9/6/2017 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Wednesday, September 6, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Taijuan Walker vs. Kenta Maeda
The Arizona Diamondbacks visit Dodger Stadium on Wednesday, September 6, 2017 to play the Los Angeles Dodgers. The probable starters are Taijuan Walker for the Diamondbacks and Kenta Maeda for the Dodgers.
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The opening line for this matchup has Arizona at +148 and Los Angeles at -158. The Diamondbacks have a 63-68-7 over/under record and a 77-61-0 run line mark. The Dodgers are 69-69-0 against the run line and have a 58-70-10 over/under record.
Valuable Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 63-68-7 against the over/under
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 77-61-0 against the run line
Important Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 58-70-10 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 69-69-0 against the run line
Key Arizona Diamondbacks Injuries
09/04/17 1B Paul Goldschmidt Elbow "?" Tuesday vs. Los Angeles Dodgers
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
09/04/17 SS Corey Seager Elbow is not expected to be in the starting lineup Tuesday vs. Arizona Diamondbacks
07/28/17 P Grant Dayton Neck 60-day DL (07/28)
07/23/17 P Brandon McCarthy Finger 60-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 80-58 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Taijuan Walker has a 8-7 record with an earned run average of 3.42 and a WHIP of 1.29. He has 120 strikeouts over his 131.2 innings pitched and he's given up 124 hits. He allows 8.5 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.02. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.81 and they have given up 382 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .237 against the bullpen and they've struck out 417 hitters and walked 163 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 3.59. The Diamondbacks pitchers collectively have given up 1,115 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 440 batters and struck out 1,271. 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 3.76.
As a team Arizona is hitting .255, good for 17th in the league. The Diamondbacks hold a .445 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .328, which is good for 14th in baseball. They rank 15th 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 .296 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .348. He has totaled 134 hits and he has driven in 45 men in 453 at bats. His OPS+ is 100 while his slugging percentage is at .450. The Diamondbacks have 1,201 hits, including 268 doubles and 187 home runs. Arizona has walked 481 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,268 times as a unit. They have left 947 men on base and have a team OPS of .773. They score 4.99 runs per contest and have scored a total of 688 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Los Angeles has a 92-45 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.19, Kenta Maeda has a 12-6 record and a 1.13 WHIP. He has 122 strikeouts over the 120.1 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 106 hits. He allows 7.9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.01. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.17 and they have given up 367 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .212 against the Dodgers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 526 batters and walked 140 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 3.32. The Dodgers pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,022 base knocks and 452 earned runs this season. They have given up 156 home runs this year, which ranks 27th in Major League Baseball. Los Angeles as a staff has walked 366 hitters and struck out 1,307 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 3.63.
As a team, they are batting .253, good for 19th in the league. The Dodgers hold a .442 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .337, which is good for 5th in baseball. They rank 21st in MLB with 8.5 hits per contest. Cody Bellinger comes into this matchup batting .270 with an OBP of .349. He has 106 hits this year along with 82 RBI in 393 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .608 with an OPS+ of 145. Justin Turner is hitting .332 this season and he has an OBP of .422. He has collected 130 hits in 391 at bats while driving in 62 runs. He has an OPS+ of 152 and a slugging percentage of .542. The Dodgers as a unit have 1,161 base hits, including 261 doubles and 190 homers. Los Angeles has walked 549 times this year and they have struck out on 1,179 occasions. They have had 965 men left on base and have an OPS of .779. They have scored 4.88 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 +148
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