Los Angeles Dodgers at Arizona Diamondbacks 8/8/2017 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Tuesday, August 8, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Kenta Maeda vs. Zack Godley
The Los Angeles Dodgers visit Chase Field on Tuesday, August 8, 2017 to play the Arizona Diamondbacks. The probable starters are Kenta Maeda for the Dodgers and Zack Godley for the Diamondbacks.
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The opening line for this matchup has Los Angeles at -133 and Arizona at +120. The Dodgers have a 46-58-8 over/under record and a 53-59-0 run line mark. The Diamondbacks are 63-48-0 against the run line and have a 50-55-6 over/under record.
Valuable Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 46-58-8 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 53-59-0 against the run line
Important Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 50-55-6 against the over/under
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 63-48-0 against the run line
Key Los Angeles Dodgers Injuries
08/06/17 C Yasmani Grandal Back is upgraded to expected to be in the starting lineup Tuesday vs. Arizona
07/28/17 P Grant Dayton Neck 10-day DL (07/28)
07/23/17 P Clayton Kershaw Back 10-day DL (07/24)
07/23/17 P Brandon McCarthy Finger 10-day DL (07/21)
06/25/17 LF Franklin Gutierrez Back 60-day DL (06/25)
06/24/17 P Chris Hatcher Shoulder 10-day DL (06/23)
06/13/17 1B Adrian Gonzalez Back 60-day DL (06/12)
06/05/17 P Adam Liberatore Forearm 10-day DL (05/31)
05/27/17 P Scott Kazmir Hip 60-day DL (03/30)
05/27/17 CF Andrew Toles ACL 60-day DL (05/10)
05/09/17 RF Andre Ethier Back 60-day DL (03/30)
04/19/17 1B Rob Segedin Toe 60-day DL (04/19)
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)
07/29/17 P Robbie Ray Concussion 7-day DL (07/29)
07/28/17 RF Yasmany Tomas Shoulder 60-day DL (06/03)
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 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 79-32 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Kenta Maeda has a 10-4 record with an earned run average of 3.79 and a WHIP of 1.15. He has 90 strikeouts over his 95 innings pitched and he's given up 84 hits. He allows 8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.81. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.92 and they have given up 288 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .209 against the bullpen and they've struck out 415 hitters and walked 111 batters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 7.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.5 batters per nine innings. They are 1st in the league in team earned run average at 3.07. The Dodgers pitchers collectively have given up 817 base hits and 339 earned runs. They have allowed 110 home runs this season, ranking them 30th in the league. Los Angeles as a pitching staff has walked 291 batters and struck out 1049. They have walked 2.6 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.5 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.11 and their FIP as a unit is 3.43.
As a team Los Angeles is hitting .259, good for 11th in the league. The Dodgers hold a .456 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .343, which is good for 2nd in baseball. They rank 14th in MLB with 8.7 hits per game. Cody Bellinger is hitting .264 with an on-base percentage of .344. He has 89 hits this season in 337 at bats with 75 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .608 and an OPS+ of 143. Corey Seager is hitting .308 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .400. He has totaled 118 hits and he has driven in 55 men in 383 at bats. His OPS+ is 143 while his slugging percentage is at .533. The Dodgers have 962 hits, including 217 doubles and 163 home runs. Los Angeles has walked 452 times so far this season and they have struck out 966 times as a unit. They have left 780 men on base and have a team OPS of .799. They score 5.13 runs per contest and have scored a total of 569 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Arizona has a 63-48 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 2.86, Zack Godley has a 5-4 record and a 1.00 WHIP. He has 96 strikeouts over the 94.1 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 65 hits. He allows 6.2 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 2.98. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.54 and they have given up 298 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .232 against the Diamondbacks bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 340 batters and walked 125 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 3.53. The Diamondbacks pitchers as a team have surrendered 895 base knocks and 388 earned runs this season. They have given up 116 home runs this year, which ranks 29th in Major League Baseball. Arizona as a staff has walked 344 hitters and struck out 1028 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 3.70.
As a team, they are batting .256, good for 14th in the league. The Diamondbacks hold a .439 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .330, which is good for 11th in baseball. They rank 12th in MLB with 8.8 hits per contest. David Peralta comes into this matchup batting .302 with an OBP of .357. He has 109 hits this year along with 36 RBI in 361 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .457 with an OPS+ of 104. Paul Goldschmidt is hitting .323 this season and he has an OBP of .438. He has collected 127 hits in 393 at bats while driving in 89 runs. He has an OPS+ of 158 and a slugging percentage of .593. The Diamondbacks as a unit have 976 base hits, including 223 doubles and 139 homers. Arizona has walked 392 times this year and they have struck out on 1014 occasions. They have had 783 men left on base and have an OPS of .769. They have scored 4.99 runs per game and totaled 554 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Dodgers/Diamondbacks MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Dodgers -133
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