Arizona Diamondbacks at St. Louis Cardinals 7/27/2017 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Thursday, July 27, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Zack Godley vs. Luke Weaver
Busch Stadium is the site of the matchup between the Arizona Diamondbacks and the St. Louis Cardinals on Thursday, July 27, 2017. The probable starting pitchers are Zack Godley for the Diamondbacks and Luke Weaver for the Cardinals.
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Arizona opens at -215 while St. Louis opens at -155. The Diamondbacks have a 45-50-5 over/under record and a 55-45-0 run line mark. The Cardinals are 46-54-0 against the run line and have a 51-44-5 over/under record.
Valuable Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 45-50-5 against the over/under
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 55-45-0 against the run line
Important St. Louis Cardinals Betting Trends
The St. Louis Cardinals are 51-44-5 against the over/under
The St. Louis Cardinals are 46-54-0 against the run line
Key Arizona Diamondbacks Injuries
07/21/17 CF Reymond Fuentes Thumb 10-day DL (07/19)
07/16/17 P Randall Delgado Elbow 10-day DL (07/16)
06/28/17 SS Nick Ahmed Hand 10-day DL (06/28)
06/06/17 RF Yasmany Tomas Shoulder 10-day DL (06/03)
05/28/17 P Shelby Miller Elbow 60-day DL (04/24)
05/28/17 P Steve Hathaway Shoulder 60-day DL (03/31)
Key St. Louis Cardinals Injuries
07/25/17 P Adam Wainwright Back 10-day DL (07/25)
07/25/17 CF Dexter Fowler Forearm 10-day DL (07/25)
07/15/17 RF Stephen Piscotty Groin 10-day DL (07/15)
04/10/17 P Alex Reyes Elbow 60-day DL (03/30)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Diamondbacks have a 57-43 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Zack Godley has a 3-4 record with an earned run average of 3.32 and a WHIP of 1.02. He has 84 strikeouts over his 81.1 innings pitched and he's given up 58 hits. He allows 6.4 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.11. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.59 and they have given up 268 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .233 against the bullpen and they've struck out 307 hitters and walked 110 batters. As a team, Arizona allows 8.1 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 3.52. The Diamondbacks pitchers collectively have given up 807 base hits and 350 earned runs. They have allowed 106 home runs this season, ranking them 29th in the league. Arizona as a pitching staff has walked 309 batters and struck out 923. They have walked 3.1 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.3 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.25 and their FIP as a unit is 3.73.
As a team Arizona is hitting .258, good for 13th in the league. The Diamondbacks hold a .443 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .330, which is good for 9th in baseball. They rank 10th in MLB with 8.9 hits per game. Paul Goldschmidt is hitting .310 with an on-base percentage of .429. He has 110 hits this season in 355 at bats with 75 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .561 and an OPS+ of 149. Chris Owings is hitting .272 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .304. He has totaled 96 hits and he has driven in 51 men in 353 at bats. His OPS+ is 87 while his slugging percentage is at .448. The Diamondbacks have 889 hits, including 202 doubles and 127 home runs. Arizona has walked 346 times so far this season and they have struck out 914 times as a unit. They have left 695 men on base and have a team OPS of .773. They score 5.05 runs per contest and have scored a total of 505 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
St. Louis has a 49-51 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 0.00, Luke Weaver has a 0-0 record and a 1.33 WHIP. He has 2 strikeouts over the 3 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 3 hits. He allows 9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 2.81. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.05 and they have given up 305 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .250 against the Cardinals bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 306 batters and walked 112 opposing hitters. As a team, St. Louis allows 8.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.3 batters per nine innings. They are 5th in the league in team earned run average at 3.83. The Cardinals pitchers as a team have surrendered 853 base knocks and 384 earned runs this season. They have given up 112 home runs this year, which ranks 24th in Major League Baseball. St. Louis as a staff has walked 297 hitters and struck out 829 batters. They give up a walk 3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.3 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.28 while their FIP as a staff is 4.04.
As a team, they are batting .256, good for 15th in the league. The Cardinals hold a .424 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .329, which is good for 11th in baseball. They rank 17th in MLB with 8.7 hits per contest. Matt Carpenter comes into this matchup batting .248 with an OBP of .377. He has 81 hits this year along with 46 RBI in 327 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .446 with an OPS+ of 115. Jedd Gyorko is hitting .284 this season and he has an OBP of .349. He has collected 88 hits in 310 at bats while driving in 51 runs. He has an OPS+ of 116 and a slugging percentage of .487. The Cardinals as a unit have 868 base hits, including 180 doubles and 121 homers. St. Louis has walked 347 times this year and they have struck out on 817 occasions. They have had 677 men left on base and have an OPS of .752. They have scored 4.54 runs per game and totaled 454 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Diamondbacks/Cardinals MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Diamondbacks -215
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