Friday, April 28, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Zach Eflin vs. Kenta Maeda
The Philadelphia Phillies head to Dodger Stadium on Friday, April 28, 2017 to take on the Los Angeles Dodgers. The expected starting pitchers are Zach Eflin for the Phillies and Kenta Maeda for the Dodgers.
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The odds for this matchup have Philadelphia at +177 and Los Angeles at -188. The Phillies have a 10-9-0 over/under mark and a 12-7-0 run line record. The Dodgers are 6-17-0 against the run line and have a 8-13-2 over/under record.
Valuable Philadelphia Phillies Betting Trends
The Philadelphia Phillies are 10-9-0 against the over/under
The Philadelphia Phillies are 12-7-0 against the run line
Important Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 8-13-2 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 6-17-0 against the run line
Key Philadelphia Phillies Injuries
04/27/17 2B Cesar Hernandez Rest is not expected to be in the starting lineup Thursday vs. Miami Marlins
04/24/17 P Aaron Nola Back 10-day DL (4/21)
04/23/17 P Clay Buchholz Forearm 60-day DL (4/22)
04/19/17 LF Howie Kendrick Abdominal 7-day DL (4/16)
04/19/17 P Pat Neshek Personal out indefinitely
Key Los Angeles Dodgers Injuries
04/24/17 CF Joc Pederson Groin 10-day DL (04/23)
04/19/17 2B Logan Forsythe Toe 10-day DL (04/18)
04/19/17 P Grant Dayton Ribs 10-day DL (4/18)
04/19/17 1B Rob Segedin Toe 10-day DL (04/18)
04/17/17 P Rich Hill Finger 10-day DL (4/16)
04/13/17 LF Franklin Gutierrez Hamstring 10-day DL (4/11)
03/31/17 P Josh Ravin Groin 10-day DL (3/30)
03/31/17 P Scott Kazmir Hip 10-day DL (03/30)
03/31/17 P Yimi Garcia Elbow 60-day DL (02/15)
03/31/17 RF Andre Ethier Hip 10-day DL (3/30)
03/31/17 P Brock Stewart Shoulder 10-day DL (03/30)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Phillies have a 10-9 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Zach Eflin has a 0-0 record with an earned run average of 2.25 and a WHIP of 0.75. He has 7 strikeouts over his 12 innings pitched and he's given up 6 hits. He allows 4.5 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.89. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.48 and they have given up 59 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .241 against the bullpen and they've struck out 64 hitters and walked 24 batters. As a team, Philadelphia allows 8.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.9 batters per nine innings. They are 23rd in the league in team earned run average at 4.24. The Phillies pitchers collectively have given up 154 base hits and 80 earned runs. They have allowed 29 home runs this season, ranking them 6th in the league. Philadelphia as a pitching staff has walked 59 batters and struck out 148. They have walked 3.1 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.9 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.26 and their FIP as a unit is 4.58.
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As a team Philadelphia is hitting .253, good for 10th in the league. The Phillies hold a .424 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .315, which is good for 14th in baseball. They rank 8th in MLB with 8.6 hits per game. Odubel Herrera is hitting .271 with an on-base percentage of .354. He has 19 hits this season in 70 at bats with 6 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .400 and an OPS+ of 105. Cesar Hernandez is hitting .321 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .360. He has totaled 27 hits and he has driven in 10 men in 84 at bats. His OPS+ is 139 while his slugging percentage is at .536. The Phillies have 164 hits, including 35 doubles and 22 home runs. Philadelphia has walked 56 times so far this season and they have struck out 171 times as a unit. They have left 116 men on base and have a team OPS of .740. They score 4.84 runs per contest and have scored a total of 92 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Los Angeles has a 10-12 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 8.05, Kenta Maeda has a 1-2 record and a 1.53 WHIP. He has 19 strikeouts over the 19 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 24 hits. He allows 11.4 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 6.55. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.34 and they have given up 57 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .215 against the Dodgers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 81 batters and walked 27 opposing hitters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 7.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.5 batters per nine innings. They are 6th in the league in team earned run average at 3.61. The Dodgers pitchers as a team have surrendered 166 base knocks and 77 earned runs this season. They have given up 25 home runs this year, which ranks 12th in Major League Baseball. Los Angeles as a staff has walked 60 hitters and struck out 203 batters. They give up a walk 2.8 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.5 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.18 while their FIP as a staff is 3.52.
As a team, they are batting .244, good for 17th in the league. The Dodgers hold a .391 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .330, which is good for 11th in baseball. They rank 18th in MLB with 8.0 hits per contest. Corey Seager comes into this matchup batting .317 with an OBP of .387. He has 26 hits this year along with 16 RBI in 82 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .537 with an OPS+ of 151. Adrian Gonzalez is hitting .250 this season and he has an OBP of .333. He has collected 18 hits in 72 at bats while driving in 9 runs. He has an OPS+ of 82 and a slugging percentage of .319. The Dodgers as a unit have 176 base hits, including 42 doubles and 20 homers. Los Angeles has walked 86 times this year and they have struck out on 171 occasions. They have had 161 men left on base and have an OPS of .721. They have scored 4.14 runs per game and totaled 91 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Phillies/Dodgers MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Dodgers -188
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