Sunday, June 18, 2017
Citizens Bank Park
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Probable Pitchers: Robbie Ray vs. Ben Lively
Citizens Bank Park is the site of the matchup between the Arizona Diamondbacks and the Philadelphia Phillies on Sunday, June 18, 2017. The probable starting pitchers are Robbie Ray for the Diamondbacks and Ben Lively for the Phillies.
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Arizona opens at -140 while Philadelphia opens at +130. The Diamondbacks have a 33-33-2 over/under record and a 37-31-0 run line mark. The Phillies are 31-35-0 against the run line and have a 35-27-4 over/under record.
Valuable Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 33-33-2 against the over/under
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 37-31-0 against the run line
Important Philadelphia Phillies Betting Trends
The Philadelphia Phillies are 35-27-4 against the over/under
The Philadelphia Phillies are 31-35-0 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 42-26 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Robbie Ray has a 7-3 record with an earned run average of 2.62 and a WHIP of 1.07. He has 107 strikeouts over his 82.1 innings pitched and he's given up 53 hits. He allows 5.8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.15. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.51 and they have given up 172 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .221 against the bullpen and they've struck out 219 hitters and walked 78 batters. As a team, Arizona allows 7.9 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 3.46. The Diamondbacks pitchers collectively have given up 536 base hits and 234 earned runs. They have allowed 70 home runs this season, ranking them 29th in the league. Arizona as a pitching staff has walked 212 batters and struck out 630. They have walked 3.1 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.3 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.23 and their FIP as a unit is 3.67.
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As a team Arizona is hitting .262, good for 10th in the league. The Diamondbacks hold a .450 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .331, which is good for 11th in baseball. They rank 9th in MLB with 9.0 hits per game. Paul Goldschmidt is hitting .321 with an on-base percentage of .444. He has 77 hits this season in 240 at bats with 53 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .588 and an OPS+ of 159. Chris Owings is hitting .294 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .327. He has totaled 69 hits and he has driven in 38 men in 235 at bats. His OPS+ is 97 while his slugging percentage is at .460. The Diamondbacks have 614 hits, including 131 doubles and 91 home runs. Arizona has walked 226 times so far this season and they have struck out 602 times as a unit. They have left 457 men on base and have a team OPS of .781. They score 5.13 runs per contest and have scored a total of 349 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Philadelphia has a 22-44 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.00, Ben Lively has a 1-1 record and a 1.33 WHIP. He has 5 strikeouts over the 21 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 21 hits. He allows 9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.57. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.58 and they have given up 230 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .263 against the Phillies bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 197 batters and walked 98 opposing hitters. As a team, Philadelphia allows 9.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.2 batters per nine innings. They are 28th in the league in team earned run average at 4.93. The Phillies pitchers as a team have surrendered 630 base knocks and 320 earned runs this season. They have given up 94 home runs this year, which ranks 7th in Major League Baseball. Philadelphia as a staff has walked 222 hitters and struck out 465 batters. They give up a walk 3.4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.2 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.46 while their FIP as a staff is 4.91.
As a team, they are batting .241, good for 26th in the league. The Phillies hold a .396 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .303, which is good for 27th in baseball. They rank 26th in MLB with 8.2 hits per contest. Aaron Altherr comes into this matchup batting .276 with an OBP of .349. He has 54 hits this year along with 36 RBI in 196 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .531 with an OPS+ of 130. Odubel Herrera is hitting .248 this season and he has an OBP of .286. He has collected 63 hits in 254 at bats while driving in 25 runs. He has an OPS+ of 82 and a slugging percentage of .406. The Phillies as a unit have 539 base hits, including 126 doubles and 66 homers. Philadelphia has walked 188 times this year and they have struck out on 556 occasions. They have had 413 men left on base and have an OPS of .698. They have scored 3.91 runs per game and totaled 258 runs this season.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Diamondbacks -140 and under 2 total runs
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