Saturday, May 27, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Zack Greinke vs. Chase Anderson
Miller Park is the site of the matchup between the Arizona Diamondbacks and the Milwaukee Brewers on Saturday, May 27, 2017. The probable starting pitchers are Zack Greinke for the Diamondbacks and Chase Anderson for the Brewers.
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Arizona opens at -138 while Milwaukee opens at +128. The Diamondbacks have a 22-25-2 over/under record and a 26-23-0 run line mark. The Brewers are 30-17-0 against the run line and have a 29-17-1 over/under record.
Valuable Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 22-25-2 against the over/under
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 26-23-0 against the run line
Important Milwaukee Brewers Betting Trends
The Milwaukee Brewers are 29-17-1 against the over/under
The Milwaukee Brewers are 30-17-0 against the run line
Key Arizona Diamondbacks Injuries
05/25/17 RF Yasmany Tomas Hip "?" Friday vs. Milwaukee Brewers
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
05/26/17 C Manny Pina Elbow injured last game, "?" Friday vs. Arizona Diamondbacks
05/25/17 P Junior Guerra Calf 10-day DL (4/4); expected to be activated and start Friday vs. Arizona Diamondbacks
05/25/17 LF Ryan Braun Calf 10-day DL
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Diamondbacks have a 30-19 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Zack Greinke has a 6-2 record with an earned run average of 2.82 and a WHIP of 0.97. He has 78 strikeouts over his 67 innings pitched and he's given up 53 hits. He allows 7.1 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.18. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.79 and they have given up 124 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .225 against the bullpen and they've struck out 158 hitters and walked 52 batters. As a team, Arizona allows 7.8 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 3.56. The Diamondbacks pitchers collectively have given up 380 base hits and 173 earned runs. They have allowed 53 home runs this season, ranking them 20th in the league. Arizona as a pitching staff has walked 156 batters and struck out 448. They have walked 3.2 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.2 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.23 and their FIP as a unit is 3.70.
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As a team Arizona is hitting .267, good for 5th in the league. The Diamondbacks hold a .458 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .334, which is good for 8th in baseball. They rank 6th in MLB with 9.2 hits per game. A.J. Pollock is hitting .299 with an on-base percentage of .337. He has 46 hits this season in 154 at bats with 11 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .455 and an OPS+ of 101. Paul Goldschmidt is hitting .324 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .451. He has totaled 56 hits and he has driven in 37 men in 173 at bats. His OPS+ is 166 while his slugging percentage is at .595. The Diamondbacks have 452 hits, including 89 doubles and 69 home runs. Arizona has walked 157 times so far this season and they have struck out 431 times as a unit. They have left 340 men on base and have a team OPS of .792. They score 5.06 runs per contest and have scored a total of 248 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Milwaukee has a 25-22 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.25, Chase Anderson has a 2-1 record and a 1.46 WHIP. He has 41 strikeouts over the 48.2 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 52 hits. He allows 9.6 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.98. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.71 and they have given up 166 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .252 against the Brewers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 167 batters and walked 85 opposing hitters. As a team, Milwaukee allows 9.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.8 batters per nine innings. They are 20th in the league in team earned run average at 4.32. The Brewers pitchers as a team have surrendered 439 base knocks and 202 earned runs this season. They have given up 56 home runs this year, which ranks 15th in Major League Baseball. Milwaukee as a staff has walked 165 hitters and struck out 367 batters. They give up a walk 3.5 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.44 while their FIP as a staff is 4.31.
As a team, they are batting .254, good for 13th in the league. The Brewers hold a .450 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .324, which is good for 15th in baseball. They rank 13th in MLB with 8.6 hits per contest. Travis Shaw comes into this matchup batting .282 with an OBP of .318. He has 46 hits this year along with 34 RBI in 163 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .540 with an OPS+ of 119. Eric Thames is hitting .294 this season and he has an OBP of .423. He has collected 42 hits in 143 at bats while driving in 26 runs. He has an OPS+ of 170 and a slugging percentage of .629. The Brewers as a unit have 406 base hits, including 90 doubles and 68 homers. Milwaukee has walked 153 times this year and they have struck out on 436 occasions. They have had 294 men left on base and have an OPS of .774. They have scored 5.11 runs per game and totaled 240 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Diamondbacks/Brewers MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Brewers +128
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