Los Angeles Dodgers at Philadelphia Phillies 9/18/2017 Free MLB Pick and Parlay
Monday, September 18, 2017
Citizens Bank Park
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Probable Pitchers: Clayton Kershaw vs. Nick Pivetta
The Los Angeles Dodgers visit Citizens Bank Park on Monday, September 18, 2017 to play the Philadelphia Phillies. The probable starters are Clayton Kershaw for the Dodgers and Nick Pivetta for the Phillies.
The opening line for this matchup has Los Angeles at -375 and Philadelphia at +330. The Dodgers have a 62-76-10 over/under record and a 74-74-0 run line mark. The Phillies are 81-67-0 against the run line and have a 66-69-13 over/under record.
Valuable Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 62-76-10 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 74-74-0 against the run line
Important Philadelphia Phillies Betting Trends
The Philadelphia Phillies are 66-69-13 against the over/under
The Philadelphia Phillies are 81-67-0 against the run line
Key Los Angeles Dodgers Injuries
09/15/17 LF Enrique Hernandez Bereavement List out indefinitely
07/28/17 P Grant Dayton Neck 60-day DL (07/28)
07/23/17 P Brandon McCarthy Finger 60-day DL (07/21)
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 Philadelphia Phillies Injuries
09/17/17 CF Odubel Herrera Rest is not expected to be in the starting lineup Sunday vs. Oakland Athletics
09/14/17 P Hector Neris Upper Body 60-day DL (09/14)
09/13/17 P Zach Eflin Shoulder 60-day DL (08/22)
09/06/17 2B Pedro Florimon Ankle 60-day DL (09/06)
09/01/17 P Jerad Eickhoff Hand 60-day DL (09/01)
08/11/17 P Vince Velasquez Finger 60-day DL (08/11)
06/23/17 P Casey Fien Shoulder 60-day DL (06/23)
04/23/17 P Clay Buchholz Forearm 60-day DL (04/15)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Dodgers have a 96-52 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Clayton Kershaw has a 17-3 record with an earned run average of 2.12 and a WHIP of 0.92. He has 188 strikeouts over his 157 innings pitched and he's given up 117 hits. He allows 6.7 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 2.95. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.28 and they have given up 414 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .217 against the bullpen and they've struck out 575 hitters and walked 159 batters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 7.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.7 batters per nine innings. They are 2nd in the league in team earned run average at 3.37. The Dodgers pitchers collectively have given up 1,118 base hits and 496 earned runs. They have allowed 167 home runs this season, ranking them 27th in the league. Los Angeles as a pitching staff has walked 405 batters and struck out 1,421. They have walked 2.8 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.15 and their FIP as a unit is 3.65.
As a team Los Angeles is hitting .250, good for 21st in the league. The Dodgers hold a .437 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .335, which is good for 7th in baseball. They rank 23rd in MLB with 8.4 hits per game. Justin Turner is hitting .323 with an on-base percentage of .415. He has 138 hits this season in 427 at bats with 69 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .536 and an OPS+ of 149. Cody Bellinger is hitting .275 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .360. He has totaled 119 hits and he has driven in 88 men in 432 at bats. His OPS+ is 150 while his slugging percentage is at .611. The Dodgers have 1,240 hits, including 285 doubles and 202 home runs. Los Angeles has walked 592 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,279 times as a unit. They have left 1,050 men on base and have a team OPS of .772. They score 4.77 runs per contest and have scored a total of 706 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Philadelphia has a 58-90 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 6.75, Nick Pivetta has a 5-10 record and a 1.57 WHIP. He has 121 strikeouts over the 116 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 133 hits. He allows 10.3 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.99. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.28 and they have given up 496 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .253 against the Phillies bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 487 batters and walked 200 opposing hitters. As a team, Philadelphia allows 9.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.1 batters per nine innings. They are 22nd in the league in team earned run average at 4.67. The Phillies pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,363 base knocks and 682 earned runs this season. They have given up 202 home runs this year, which ranks 9th in Major League Baseball. Philadelphia as a staff has walked 472 hitters and struck out 1,184 batters. They give up a walk 3.2 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.1 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.40 while their FIP as a staff is 4.56.
As a team, they are batting .252, good for 19th in the league. The Phillies hold a .413 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .315, which is good for 27th in baseball. They rank 18th in MLB with 8.7 hits per contest. Cesar Hernandez comes into this matchup batting .291 with an OBP of .361. He has 136 hits this year along with 31 RBI in 468 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .419 with an OPS+ of 107. Freddy Galvis is hitting .256 this season and he has an OBP of .309. He has collected 145 hits in 566 at bats while driving in 61 runs. He has an OPS+ of 85 and a slugging percentage of .390. The Phillies as a unit have 1,281 base hits, including 268 doubles and 161 homers. Philadelphia has walked 438 times this year and they have struck out on 1,288 occasions. They have had 989 men left on base and have an OPS of .728. They have scored 4.24 runs per game and totaled 627 runs this season.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Phillies +330 and over 7.5 total runs
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