Friday, June 23, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Mark Leiter vs. Patrick Corbin
The Philadelphia Phillies visit Chase Field on Friday, June 23, 2017 to play the Arizona Diamondbacks. The probable starters are Mark Leiter for the Phillies and Patrick Corbin for the Diamondbacks.
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The opening line for this matchup has Philadelphia at +169 and Arizona at -179. The Phillies have a 36-29-5 over/under record and a 33-37-0 run line mark. The Diamondbacks are 40-32-0 against the run line and have a 34-35-3 over/under record.
Valuable Philadelphia Phillies Betting Trends
The Philadelphia Phillies are 36-29-5 against the over/under
The Philadelphia Phillies are 33-37-0 against the run line
Important Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 34-35-3 against the over/under
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 40-32-0 against the run line
Key Philadelphia Phillies Injuries
06/20/17 P Jerad Eickhoff Back 10-day DL (06/20)
06/11/17 2B Cesar Hernandez Side 10-day DL (06/11)
05/31/17 P Vince Velasquez Elbow 10-day DL (05/31)
04/23/17 P Clay Buchholz Forearm 60-day DL (04/15)
Key Arizona Diamondbacks Injuries
06/19/17 CF Socrates Brito Finger 60-day DL (03/28)
06/06/17 RF Yasmany Tomas Shoulder 10-day DL (06/03)
05/28/17 CF A.J. Pollock Groin 10-day DL (05/15)
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 Phillies have a 22-48 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Mark Leiter has a 0-0 record with an earned run average of 4.74 and a WHIP of 1.32. He has 12 strikeouts over his 19 innings pitched and he's given up 11 hits. He allows 5.2 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.45. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.86 and they have given up 249 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .266 against the bullpen and they've struck out 216 hitters and walked 105 batters. As a team, Philadelphia allows 9.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.3 batters per nine innings. They are 27th in the league in team earned run average at 4.97. The Phillies pitchers collectively have given up 673 base hits and 345 earned runs. They have allowed 104 home runs this season, ranking them 7th in the league. Philadelphia as a pitching staff has walked 236 batters and struck out 506. They have walked 3.4 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.3 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.46 and their FIP as a unit is 4.93.
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As a team Philadelphia is hitting .243, good for 25th in the league. The Phillies hold a .393 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .305, which is good for 27th in baseball. They rank 22nd in MLB with 8.3 hits per game. Odubel Herrera is hitting .255 with an on-base percentage of .291. He has 70 hits this season in 274 at bats with 27 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .405 and an OPS+ of 82. Aaron Altherr is hitting .274 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .347. He has totaled 59 hits and he has driven in 38 men in 215 at bats. His OPS+ is 126 while his slugging percentage is at .521. The Phillies have 582 hits, including 131 doubles and 68 home runs. Philadelphia has walked 204 times so far this season and they have struck out 601 times as a unit. They have left 454 men on base and have a team OPS of .698. They score 3.86 runs per contest and have scored a total of 270 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Arizona has a 45-27 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.19, Patrick Corbin has a 6-6 record and a 1.55 WHIP. He has 67 strikeouts over the 78 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 98 hits. He allows 11.3 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.84. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.36 and they have given up 182 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .221 against the Diamondbacks bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 233 batters and walked 82 opposing hitters. As a team, Arizona allows 8 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 3.45. The Diamondbacks pitchers as a team have surrendered 574 base knocks and 247 earned runs this season. They have given up 74 home runs this year, which ranks 30th in Major League Baseball. Arizona as a staff has walked 227 hitters and struck out 674 batters. They give up a walk 3.2 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.4 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.24 while their FIP as a staff is 3.64.
As a team, they are batting .266, good for 7th in the league. The Diamondbacks hold a .453 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .334, which is good for 7th in baseball. They rank 7th in MLB with 9.2 hits per contest. Chris Owings comes into this matchup batting .293 with an OBP of .326. He has 72 hits this year along with 40 RBI in 246 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .463 with an OPS+ of 96. Paul Goldschmidt is hitting .329 this season and he has an OBP of .446. He has collected 85 hits in 258 at bats while driving in 60 runs. He has an OPS+ of 163 and a slugging percentage of .609. The Diamondbacks as a unit have 662 base hits, including 140 doubles and 97 homers. Arizona has walked 240 times this year and they have struck out on 630 occasions. They have had 489 men left on base and have an OPS of .787. They have scored 5.25 runs per game and totaled 378 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Phillies/Diamondbacks MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Phillies +169
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