Atlanta Braves at Arizona Diamondbacks 7/24/2017 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Monday, July 24, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: R.A. Dickey vs. Zack Greinke
The Atlanta Braves visit Chase Field on Monday, July 24, 2017 to play the Arizona Diamondbacks. The probable starters are R.A. Dickey for the Braves and Zack Greinke for the Diamondbacks.
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The opening line for this matchup has Atlanta at +203 and Arizona at -220. The Braves have a 50-42-3 over/under record and a 51-44-0 run line mark. The Diamondbacks are 53-43-0 against the run line and have a 43-48-5 over/under record.
Valuable Atlanta Braves Betting Trends
The Atlanta Braves are 50-42-3 against the over/under
The Atlanta Braves are 51-44-0 against the run line
Important Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 43-48-5 against the over/under
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 53-43-0 against the run line
Key Atlanta Braves Injuries
07/23/17 2B Brandon Phillips Hamstring is upgraded to probable Sunday vs. Los Angeles Dodgers
07/14/17 P Jason Motte Back 10-day DL (07/14)
06/19/17 3B Adonis Garcia Finger 10-day DL (06/07)
06/19/17 2B Micah Johnson Wrist 60-day DL (03/30)
06/11/17 P Eric O'Flaherty Rotator Cuff 10-day DL (06/11)
05/28/17 P Armando Rivero Shoulder 60-day DL (03/30)
05/28/17 P Chaz Roe Shoulder 60-day DL (04/09)
05/28/17 P Daniel Winkler Elbow 60-day DL (03/30)
05/28/17 P Jacob Lindgren Elbow 60-day DL (02/14)
Key Arizona Diamondbacks Injuries
07/22/17 P Taijuan Walker Paternity List "?" for next scheduled start
07/22/17 RF J.D. Martinez Wrist "?" Sunday vs. Washington Nationals
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)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Braves have a 47-49 overall record this season. Starting pitcher R.A. Dickey has a 6-6 record with an earned run average of 4.14 and a WHIP of 1.36. He has 78 strikeouts over his 117.1 innings pitched and he's given up 115 hits. He allows 8.8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.06. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.41 and they have given up 283 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .239 against the bullpen and they've struck out 286 hitters and walked 125 batters. As a team, Atlanta allows 9 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.4 batters per nine innings. They are 20th in the league in team earned run average at 4.63. The Braves pitchers collectively have given up 867 base hits and 444 earned runs. They have allowed 122 home runs this season, ranking them 13th in the league. Atlanta as a pitching staff has walked 331 batters and struck out 707. They have walked 3.5 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.4 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.39 and their FIP as a unit is 4.62.
As a team Atlanta is hitting .263, good for 6th in the league. The Braves hold a .413 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .324, which is good for 19th in baseball. They rank 6th in MLB with 9.1 hits per game. Nick Markakis is hitting .280 with an on-base percentage of .359. He has 101 hits this season in 361 at bats with 47 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .388 and an OPS+ of 96. Ender Inciarte is hitting .302 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .349. He has totaled 124 hits and he has driven in 39 men in 410 at bats. His OPS+ is 98 while his slugging percentage is at .410. The Braves have 875 hits, including 180 doubles and 100 home runs. Atlanta has walked 269 times so far this season and they have struck out 730 times as a unit. They have left 646 men on base and have a team OPS of .737. They score 4.69 runs per contest and have scored a total of 450 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Arizona has a 56-41 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 2.97, Zack Greinke has a 11-4 record and a 1.05 WHIP. He has 134 strikeouts over the 121.1 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 101 hits. He allows 7.5 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.3. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.51 and they have given up 259 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .232 against the Diamondbacks bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 304 batters and walked 106 opposing hitters. As a team, Arizona allows 8.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.4 batters per nine innings. They are 2nd in the league in team earned run average at 3.5. The Diamondbacks pitchers as a team have surrendered 784 base knocks and 337 earned runs this season. They have given up 99 home runs this year, which ranks 29th in Major League Baseball. Arizona as a staff has walked 302 hitters and struck out 904 batters. They give up a walk 3.1 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.4 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.25 while their FIP as a staff is 3.66.
As a team, they are batting .258, good for 11th in the league. The Diamondbacks hold a .444 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .328, which is good for 12th in baseball. They rank 10th in MLB with 8.9 hits per contest. Paul Goldschmidt comes into this matchup batting .310 with an OBP of .425. He has 107 hits this year along with 73 RBI in 345 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .565 with an OPS+ of 148. Chris Owings is hitting .279 this season and he has an OBP of .311. He has collected 95 hits in 341 at bats while driving in 50 runs. He has an OPS+ of 91 and a slugging percentage of .457. The Diamondbacks as a unit have 862 base hits, including 197 doubles and 124 homers. Arizona has walked 328 times this year and they have struck out on 882 occasions. They have had 662 men left on base and have an OPS of .772. They have scored 5.05 runs per game and totaled 490 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Braves/Diamondbacks MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Braves +203
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