Thursday, June 1, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Zack Greinke vs. Jeff Locke
Marlins Park is the site of the matchup between the Arizona Diamondbacks and the Miami Marlins on Thursday, June 1, 2017. The probable starting pitchers are Zack Greinke for the Diamondbacks and Jeff Locke for the Marlins.
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Arizona opens at -129 while Miami opens at +119. The Diamondbacks have a 23-29-2 over/under record and a 29-25-0 run line mark. The Marlins are 21-29-0 against the run line and have a 29-18-3 over/under record.
Valuable Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 23-29-2 against the over/under
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 29-25-0 against the run line
Important Miami Marlins Betting Trends
The Miami Marlins are 29-18-3 against the over/under
The Miami Marlins are 21-29-0 against the run line
Key Arizona Diamondbacks Injuries
05/28/17 CF A.J. Pollock Groin 10-day DL (05/15)
05/28/17 P Shelby Miller Elbow 60-day DL (04/24)
05/28/17 CF Socrates Brito Finger 60-day DL (03/28)
05/28/17 P Steve Hathaway Shoulder 60-day DL (03/31)
05/28/17 P Taijuan Walker Hand 10-day DL (05/21)
Key Miami Marlins Injuries
05/31/17 P Justin Nicolino Finger "?" for next scheduled start
05/31/17 P Jeff Locke Bicep 10-day DL (03/30); expected to be activated & start Thursday vs. Ariizona Diamondbacks
05/19/17 P Tom Koehler Shoulder 10-day DL (05/17)
05/17/17 P Junichi Tazawa Ribs 10-day DL (05/16)
05/11/17 SS Adeiny Hechavarria Oblique 10-day DL (05/10)
05/09/17 SS Miguel Rojas Thumb 60-day DL (05/09)
05/08/17 3B Martin Prado Hamstring 10-day DL (05/08)
05/06/17 P Wei-Yin Chen Arm 10-day DL (05/02)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Diamondbacks have a 32-22 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Zack Greinke has a 6-3 record with an earned run average of 3.24 and a WHIP of 1.00. He has 84 strikeouts over his 72.1 innings pitched and he's given up 58 hits. He allows 7.2 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.26. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.87 and they have given up 138 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .229 against the bullpen and they've struck out 170 hitters and walked 58 batters. As a team, Arizona allows 8 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.2 batters per nine innings. They are 4th in the league in team earned run average at 3.69. The Diamondbacks pitchers collectively have given up 419 base hits and 193 earned runs. They have allowed 57 home runs this season, ranking them 21st in the league. Arizona as a pitching staff has walked 168 batters and struck out 483. They have walked 3.2 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.2 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.25 and their FIP as a unit is 3.69.
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As a team Arizona is hitting .263, good for 8th in the league. The Diamondbacks hold a .449 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .329, which is good for 10th in baseball. They rank 9th in MLB with 9.1 hits per game. Chris Owings is hitting .317 with an on-base percentage of .358. He has 57 hits this season in 180 at bats with 27 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .483 and an OPS+ of 114. Paul Goldschmidt is hitting .308 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .436. He has totaled 57 hits and he has driven in 38 men in 185 at bats. His OPS+ is 155 while his slugging percentage is at .562. The Diamondbacks have 480 hits, including 97 doubles and 72 home runs. Arizona has walked 168 times so far this season and they have struck out 467 times as a unit. They have left 366 men on base and have a team OPS of .778. They score 4.92 runs per contest and have scored a total of 261 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Miami has a 20-30 overall mark this year. Jeff Locke is expected to make his season debut for the Marlins. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.15 and they have given up 179 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .242 against the Marlins bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 177 batters and walked 92 opposing hitters. As a team, Miami allows 8.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.8 batters per nine innings. They are 24th in the league in team earned run average at 4.67. The Marlins pitchers as a team have surrendered 403 base knocks and 226 earned runs this season. They have given up 59 home runs this year, which ranks 18th in Major League Baseball. Miami as a staff has walked 213 hitters and struck out 379 batters. They give up a walk 4.4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.41 while their FIP as a staff is 4.71.
As a team, they are batting .262, good for 9th in the league. The Marlins hold a .415 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .323, which is good for 17th in baseball. They rank 7th in MLB with 9.1 hits per contest. Marcell Ozuna comes into this matchup batting .306 with an OBP of .378. He has 57 hits this year along with 35 RBI in 186 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .543 with an OPS+ of 147. Giancarlo Stanton is hitting .283 this season and he has an OBP of .349. He has collected 54 hits in 191 at bats while driving in 35 runs. He has an OPS+ of 138 and a slugging percentage of .545. The Marlins as a unit have 446 base hits, including 69 doubles and 58 homers. Miami has walked 134 times this year and they have struck out on 376 occasions. They have had 340 men left on base and have an OPS of .737. They have scored 4.35 runs per game and totaled 213 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Diamondbacks/Marlins MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Marlins +119
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