Thursday, May 25, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Robbie Ray vs. Zach Davies
Miller Park is the site of the matchup between the Arizona Diamondbacks and the Milwaukee Brewers on Thursday, May 25, 2017. The probable starting pitchers are Robbie Ray for the Diamondbacks and Zach Davies for the Brewers.
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Arizona opens at -113 while Milwaukee opens at +103. The Diamondbacks have a 21-24-2 over/under record and a 24-23-0 run line mark. The Brewers are 30-15-0 against the run line and have a 28-16-1 over/under record.
Valuable Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 21-24-2 against the over/under
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 24-23-0 against the run line
Important Milwaukee Brewers Betting Trends
The Milwaukee Brewers are 28-16-1 against the over/under
The Milwaukee Brewers are 30-15-0 against the run line
Key Arizona Diamondbacks Injuries
05/21/17 P Taijuan Walker Hand 10-day DL (5/20)
05/15/17 CF A.J. Pollock Groin 10-day DL (05/14)
05/11/17 P Shelby Miller Elbow 60-day DL (4/22)
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 60-day DL (3/31)
Key Milwaukee Brewers Injuries
04/03/17 P Junior Guerra Calf 10-day DL (4/4)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Diamondbacks have a 28-19 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Robbie Ray has a 3-3 record with an earned run average of 3.91 and a WHIP of 1.32. He has 65 strikeouts over his 53 innings pitched and he's given up 41 hits. He allows 7 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.72 and they have given up 115 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .220 against the bullpen and they've struck out 150 hitters and walked 50 batters. As a team, Arizona allows 7.9 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 3.61. The Diamondbacks pitchers collectively have given up 366 base hits and 168 earned runs. They have allowed 51 home runs this season, ranking them 21st in the league. Arizona as a pitching staff has walked 153 batters and struck out 428. They have walked 3.3 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.2 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.24 and their FIP as a unit is 3.74.
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As a team Arizona is hitting .266, good for 7th in the league. The Diamondbacks hold a .456 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .334, which is good for 8th in baseball. They rank 5th in MLB with 9.2 hits per game. Paul Goldschmidt is hitting .319 with an on-base percentage of .449. He has 53 hits this season in 166 at bats with 36 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .590 and an OPS+ of 164. A.J. Pollock is hitting .299 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .337. He has totaled 46 hits and he has driven in 11 men in 154 at bats. His OPS+ is 101 while his slugging percentage is at .455. The Diamondbacks have 433 hits, including 84 doubles and 66 home runs. Arizona has walked 154 times so far this season and they have struck out 412 times as a unit. They have left 333 men on base and have a team OPS of .790. They score 5.02 runs per contest and have scored a total of 236 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Milwaukee has a 25-20 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.44, Zach Davies has a 5-2 record and a 1.66 WHIP. He has 37 strikeouts over the 46.1 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 58 hits. He allows 11.3 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.1. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.70 and they have given up 161 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .254 against the Brewers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 159 batters and walked 84 opposing hitters. As a team, Milwaukee allows 9.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.9 batters per nine innings. They are 17th in the league in team earned run average at 4.24. The Brewers pitchers as a team have surrendered 420 base knocks and 190 earned runs this season. They have given up 50 home runs this year, which ranks 24th in Major League Baseball. Milwaukee as a staff has walked 162 hitters and struck out 352 batters. They give up a walk 3.6 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.9 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.44 while their FIP as a staff is 4.22.
As a team, they are batting .258, good for 11th in the league. The Brewers hold a .456 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .329, which is good for 11th in baseball. They rank 12th in MLB with 8.8 hits per contest. Ryan Braun comes into this matchup batting .265 with an OBP of .353. He has 27 hits this year along with 19 RBI in 102 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .529 with an OPS+ of 127. Travis Shaw is hitting .283 this season and he has an OBP of .320. He has collected 45 hits in 159 at bats while driving in 34 runs. He has an OPS+ of 119 and a slugging percentage of .541. The Brewers as a unit have 398 base hits, including 87 doubles and 66 homers. Milwaukee has walked 149 times this year and they have struck out on 417 occasions. They have had 288 men left on base and have an OPS of .785. They have scored 5.24 runs per game and totaled 236 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Diamondbacks/Brewers MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Diamondbacks -113
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