Atlanta Braves at Arizona Diamondbacks 7/25/2017 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Tuesday, July 25, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Mike Foltynewicz vs. Taijuan Walker
The Atlanta Braves visit Chase Field on Tuesday, July 25, 2017 to play the Arizona Diamondbacks. The probable starters are Mike Foltynewicz for the Braves and Taijuan Walker for the Diamondbacks.
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The opening line for this matchup has Atlanta at +146 and Arizona at -156. The Braves have a 51-43-3 over/under record and a 52-45-0 run line mark. The Diamondbacks are 54-44-0 against the run line and have a 43-50-5 over/under record.
Valuable Atlanta Braves Betting Trends
The Atlanta Braves are 51-43-3 against the over/under
The Atlanta Braves are 52-45-0 against the run line
Important Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 43-50-5 against the over/under
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 54-44-0 against the run line
Key Atlanta Braves Injuries
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
07/23/17 RF J.D. Martinez Wrist "?" Monday vs. Atlanta Braves
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 47-50 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Mike Foltynewicz has a 8-5 record with an earned run average of 3.87 and a WHIP of 1.39. He has 92 strikeouts over his 104.2 innings pitched and he's given up 109 hits. He allows 9.4 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.52. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.42 and they have given up 288 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .241 against the bullpen and they've struck out 288 hitters and walked 126 batters. As a team, Atlanta allows 9 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.4 batters per nine innings. They are 19th in the league in team earned run average at 4.62. The Braves pitchers collectively have given up 874 base hits and 448 earned runs. They have allowed 124 home runs this season, ranking them 12th in the league. Atlanta as a pitching staff has walked 337 batters and struck out 718. 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 4.63.
As a team Atlanta is hitting .261, good for 8th in the league. The Braves hold a .411 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .323, which is good for 19th in baseball. They rank 6th in MLB with 9.1 hits per game. Nick Markakis is hitting .277 with an on-base percentage of .356. He has 101 hits this season in 365 at bats with 47 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .384 and an OPS+ of 95. Ender Inciarte is hitting .300 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .347. He has totaled 124 hits and he has driven in 39 men in 414 at bats. His OPS+ is 97 while his slugging percentage is at .406. The Braves have 880 hits, including 181 doubles and 101 home runs. Atlanta has walked 272 times so far this season and they have struck out 737 times as a unit. They have left 650 men on base and have a team OPS of .734. They score 4.68 runs per contest and have scored a total of 454 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Arizona has a 56-42 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.61, Taijuan Walker has a 6-4 record and a 1.32 WHIP. He has 76 strikeouts over the 87.1 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 83 hits. He allows 8.6 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.87. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.49 and they have given up 262 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .231 against the Diamondbacks bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 306 batters and walked 107 opposing hitters. 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 3.51. The Diamondbacks pitchers as a team have surrendered 793 base knocks and 342 earned runs this season. They have given up 101 home runs this year, which ranks 29th in Major League Baseball. Arizona as a staff has walked 305 hitters and struck out 910 batters. They give up a walk 3.1 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.3 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.25 while their FIP as a staff is 3.68.
As a team, they are batting .257, good for 15th in the league. The Diamondbacks hold a .442 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .328, which is good for 11th in baseball. They rank 11th in MLB with 8.9 hits per contest. Paul Goldschmidt comes into this matchup batting .307 with an OBP of .425. He has 107 hits this year along with 73 RBI in 348 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .560 with an OPS+ of 147. Chris Owings is hitting .276 this season and he has an OBP of .309. He has collected 95 hits in 344 at bats while driving in 50 runs. He has an OPS+ of 90 and a slugging percentage of .453. The Diamondbacks as a unit have 868 base hits, including 197 doubles and 124 homers. Arizona has walked 335 times this year and they have struck out on 892 occasions. They have had 673 men left on base and have an OPS of .769. They have scored 5.02 runs per game and totaled 492 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Braves/Diamondbacks MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Braves +146
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