Saturday, June 17, 2017
Citizens Bank Park
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Probable Pitchers: Zack Godley vs. Jerad Eickhoff
The Arizona Diamondbacks visit Citizens Bank Park on Saturday, June 17, 2017 to play the Philadelphia Phillies. The probable starters are Zack Godley for the Diamondbacks and Jerad Eickhoff for the Phillies.
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The opening line for this matchup has Arizona at -127 and Philadelphia at +117. The Diamondbacks have a 32-33-2 over/under record and a 36-31-0 run line mark. The Phillies are 31-34-0 against the run line and have a 34-27-4 over/under record.
Valuable Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 32-33-2 against the over/under
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 36-31-0 against the run line
Important Philadelphia Phillies Betting Trends
The Philadelphia Phillies are 34-27-4 against the over/under
The Philadelphia Phillies are 31-34-0 against the run line
Key Arizona Diamondbacks Injuries
06/06/17 RF Yasmany Tomas Shoulder 10-day DL 06/03)
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)
Key Philadelphia Phillies Injuries
06/11/17 2B Cesar Hernandez Side 10-day DL (06/11)
05/31/17 P Vince Velasquez Elbow 10-day DL (05/31)
04/23/17 P Clay Buchholz Forearm 60-day DL (04/15)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Diamondbacks have a 41-26 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Zack Godley has a 2-1 record with an earned run average of 2.44 and a WHIP of 0.99. He has 36 strikeouts over his 44.1 innings pitched and he's given up 31 hits. He allows 6.3 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.34. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.56 and they have given up 172 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .224 against the bullpen and they've struck out 215 hitters and walked 76 batters. As a team, Arizona allows 8 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.3 batters per nine innings. They are 2nd in the league in team earned run average at 3.49. The Diamondbacks pitchers collectively have given up 531 base hits and 232 earned runs. They have allowed 69 home runs this season, ranking them 28th in the league. Arizona as a pitching staff has walked 210 batters and struck out 621. They have walked 3.2 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.3 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.24 and their FIP as a unit is 3.67.
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As a team Arizona is hitting .261, good for 10th in the league. The Diamondbacks hold a .450 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .330, which is good for 11th in baseball. They rank 10th in MLB with 9.0 hits per game. Paul Goldschmidt is hitting .323 with an on-base percentage of .448. He has 76 hits this season in 235 at bats with 53 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .596 and an OPS+ of 162. Chris Owings is hitting .296 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .329. He has totaled 68 hits and he has driven in 38 men in 230 at bats. His OPS+ is 99 while his slugging percentage is at .465. The Diamondbacks have 602 hits, including 131 doubles and 90 home runs. Arizona has walked 223 times so far this season and they have struck out 594 times as a unit. They have left 448 men on base and have a team OPS of .781. They score 5.13 runs per contest and have scored a total of 344 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Philadelphia has a 22-43 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.09, Jerad Eickhoff has a 0-7 record and a 1.53 WHIP. He has 63 strikeouts over the 70.2 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 81 hits. He allows 10.3 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.19. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.64 and they have given up 227 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .263 against the Phillies bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 195 batters and walked 97 opposing hitters. As a team, Philadelphia allows 9.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.1 batters per nine innings. They are 29th in the league in team earned run average at 4.93. The Phillies pitchers as a team have surrendered 618 base knocks and 315 earned runs this season. They have given up 93 home runs this year, which ranks 6th in Major League Baseball. Philadelphia as a staff has walked 219 hitters and struck out 457 batters. They give up a walk 3.4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.1 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.46 while their FIP as a staff is 4.92.
As a team, they are batting .242, good for 24th in the league. The Phillies hold a .397 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .304, which is good for 27th in baseball. They rank 23rd in MLB with 8.2 hits per contest. Aaron Altherr comes into this matchup batting .281 with an OBP of .355. He has 54 hits this year along with 36 RBI in 192 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .542 with an OPS+ of 134. Odubel Herrera is hitting .244 this season and he has an OBP of .283. He has collected 61 hits in 250 at bats while driving in 25 runs. He has an OPS+ of 79 and a slugging percentage of .396. The Phillies as a unit have 534 base hits, including 125 doubles and 65 homers. Philadelphia has walked 186 times this year and they have struck out on 547 occasions. They have had 409 men left on base and have an OPS of .701. They have scored 3.91 runs per game and totaled 254 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Diamondbacks/Phillies MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Diamondbacks -127
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