Los Angeles Dodgers at Arizona Diamondbacks 10/9/2017 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Monday, October 9, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Yu Darvish vs. Zack Greinke
The Los Angeles Dodgers head to Chase Field on Monday, October 9, 2017 to take on the Arizona Diamondbacks in Game 3 of the NLDS. The Dodgers lead the series 2-0. The expected starting pitchers are Yu Darvish for the Dodgers and Zack Greinke for the Diamondbacks.
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The odds for this matchup have Los Angeles at -120 and Arizona at +110. The Dodgers have a 69-82-11 over/under mark and a 78-84-0 run line record. The Diamondbacks are 88-77-0 against the run line and have a 76-81-8 over/under record.
Valuable Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 69-82-11 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 78-84-0 against the run line
Important Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 76-81-8 against the over/under
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 88-77-0 against the run line
Key Los Angeles Dodgers Injuries
09/30/17 LF O' Koyea Dickson Shoulder 60-day DL (09/29)
09/27/17 1B Adrian Gonzalez Back out for season
09/22/17 P Josh Ravin Abdominal 60-day DL (09/18)
07/28/17 P Grant Dayton Neck 60-day DL (07/28)
06/25/17 LF Franklin Gutierrez Back 60-day DL (06/25)
06/05/17 P Adam Liberatore Forearm 10-day DL (05/31)
05/27/17 CF Andrew Toles ACL 60-day DL (05/10)
05/27/17 P Scott Kazmir Hip 60-day DL (03/30)
03/31/17 P Yimi Garcia Elbow 60-day DL (02/15)
Key Arizona Diamondbacks Injuries
07/31/17 SS Chris Owings Finger 60-day DL (07/31)
07/28/17 RF Yasmany Tomas Groin 60-day DL (06/03)
07/16/17 P Randall Delgado Elbow 60-day DL (07/16)
06/28/17 SS Nick Ahmed Hand 60-day DL (06/28)
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 Dodgers have a 104-58 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Yu Darvish has a 10-12 record with an earned run average of 3.86 and a WHIP of 1.16. He has 209 strikeouts over his 186.2 innings pitched and he's given up 159 hits. He allows 7.7 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.83. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.38 and they have given up 463 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .220 against the bullpen and they've struck out 637 hitters and walked 183 batters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 7.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.6 batters per nine innings. They are 2nd in the league in team earned run average at 3.38. The Dodgers pitchers collectively have given up 1,226 base hits and 543 earned runs. They have allowed 184 home runs this season, ranking them 25th in the league. Los Angeles as a pitching staff has walked 442 batters and struck out 1,549. They have walked 2.8 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.6 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.16 and their FIP as a unit is 3.67.
As a team Los Angeles is hitting .249, good for 22nd in the league. The Dodgers hold a .437 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .334, which is good for 8th in baseball. They rank 23rd in MLB with 8.3 hits per game. Corey Seager is hitting .295 with an on-base percentage of .375. He has 159 hits this season in 539 at bats with 77 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .479 and an OPS+ of 125. Cody Bellinger is hitting .267 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .352. He has totaled 128 hits and he has driven in 97 men in 480 at bats. His OPS+ is 142 while his slugging percentage is at .581. The Dodgers have 1,347 hits, including 312 doubles and 221 home runs. Los Angeles has walked 649 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,380 times as a unit. They have left 1,146 men on base and have a team OPS of .771. They score 4.75 runs per contest and have scored a total of 770 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Arizona has a 93-69 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.20, Zack Greinke has a 17-7 record and a 1.07 WHIP. He has 215 strikeouts over the 202.1 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 172 hits. He allows 7.7 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.31. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.78 and they have given up 454 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .236 against the Diamondbacks bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 494 batters and walked 189 opposing hitters. As a team, Arizona allows 8.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.3 batters per nine innings. They are 3rd in the league in team earned run average at 3.66. The Diamondbacks pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,309 base knocks and 586 earned runs this season. They have given up 171 home runs this year, which ranks 29th in Major League Baseball. Arizona as a staff has walked 516 hitters and struck out 1,482 batters. They give up a walk 3.2 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.3 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.27 while their FIP as a staff is 3.80.
As a team, they are batting .254, good for 17th in the league. The Diamondbacks hold a .445 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .329, which is good for 13th in baseball. They rank 15th in MLB with 8.7 hits per contest. Paul Goldschmidt comes into this matchup batting .297 with an OBP of .404. He has 166 hits this year along with 120 RBI in 558 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .563 with an OPS+ of 140. J.D. Martinez is hitting .303 this season and he has an OBP of .376. He has collected 131 hits in 432 at bats while driving in 104 runs. He has an OPS+ of 166 and a slugging percentage of .690. The Diamondbacks as a unit have 1,405 base hits, including 314 doubles and 220 homers. Arizona has walked 578 times this year and they have struck out on 1,456 occasions. They have had 1,118 men left on base and have an OPS of .774. They have scored 5.01 runs per game and totaled 812 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Dodgers/Diamondbacks MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Diamondbacks +110
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