Monday, May 29, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Randall Delgado vs. Trevor Williams
The Arizona Diamondbacks head to PNC Park on Monday, May 29, 2017 to take on the Pittsburgh Pirates. The expected starting pitchers are Randall Delgado for the Diamondbacks and Trevor Williams for the Pirates.
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The odds for this matchup have Arizona at -105 and Pittsburgh at -105. The Diamondbacks have a 22-27-2 over/under mark and a 27-24-0 run line record. The Pirates are 26-24-0 against the run line and have a 24-24-2 over/under record.
Valuable Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 22-27-2 against the over/under
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 27-24-0 against the run line
Important Pittsburgh Pirates Betting Trends
The Pittsburgh Pirates are 24-24-2 against the over/under
The Pittsburgh Pirates are 26-24-0 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 Pittsburgh Pirates Injuries
05/06/17 P Jameson Taillon Groin 10-day DL (5/4)
04/26/17 P Antonio Bastardo Quad 10-day DL (4/25)
04/18/17 CF Starling Marte Suspension 80-game suspension
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Diamondbacks have a 31-20 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Randall Delgado has a 1-0 record with an earned run average of 3.82 and a WHIP of 1.14. He has 27 strikeouts over his 30.2 innings pitched and he's given up 29 hits. He allows 8.5 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.95. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.80 and they have given up 129 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .225 against the bullpen and they've struck out 164 hitters and walked 56 batters. As a team, Arizona allows 7.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.2 batters per nine innings. They are 3rd in the league in team earned run average at 3.58. The Diamondbacks pitchers collectively have given up 395 base hits and 181 earned runs. They have allowed 55 home runs this season, ranking them 21st in the league. Arizona as a pitching staff has walked 163 batters and struck out 466. 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 3.68.
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As a team Arizona is hitting .263, good for 8th in the league. The Diamondbacks hold a .452 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .330, which is good for 9th in baseball. They rank 9th in MLB with 9.1 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 .317 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .446. He has totaled 57 hits and he has driven in 38 men in 180 at bats. His OPS+ is 160 while his slugging percentage is at .578. The Diamondbacks have 462 hits, including 92 doubles and 71 home runs. Arizona has walked 165 times so far this season and they have struck out 450 times as a unit. They have left 352 men on base and have a team OPS of .782. They score 4.96 runs per contest and have scored a total of 253 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Pittsburgh has a 23-27 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.93, Trevor Williams has a 2-3 record and a 1.45 WHIP. He has 22 strikeouts over the 30.1 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 33 hits. He allows 9.8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.89. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.86 and they have given up 173 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .258 against the Pirates bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 150 batters and walked 64 opposing hitters. As a team, Pittsburgh allows 9.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.3 batters per nine innings. They are 18th in the league in team earned run average at 4.2. The Pirates pitchers as a team have surrendered 472 base knocks and 208 earned runs this season. They have given up 53 home runs this year, which ranks 25th in Major League Baseball. Pittsburgh as a staff has walked 143 hitters and struck out 361 batters. They give up a walk 2.9 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.3 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.38 while their FIP as a staff is 4.03.
As a team, they are batting .237, good for 27th in the league. The Pirates hold a .378 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .317, which is good for 20th in baseball. They rank 25th in MLB with 8.0 hits per contest. Josh Harrison comes into this matchup batting .307 with an OBP of .370. He has 55 hits this year along with 16 RBI in 179 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .464 with an OPS+ of 119. Adam Frazier is hitting .340 this season and he has an OBP of .421. He has collected 36 hits in 106 at bats while driving in 18 runs. He has an OPS+ of 139 and a slugging percentage of .481. The Pirates as a unit have 398 base hits, including 76 doubles and 47 homers. Pittsburgh has walked 178 times this year and they have struck out on 360 occasions. They have had 352 men left on base and have an OPS of .695. They have scored 4.02 runs per game and totaled 201 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Diamondbacks/Pirates MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Diamondbacks -105
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