Saturday, April 29, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Zach Eflin vs. Brandon McCarthy
The Philadelphia Phillies head to Dodger Stadium on Saturday, April 29, 2017 to take on the Los Angeles Dodgers. The expected starting pitchers are Zach Eflin for the Phillies and Brandon McCarthy for the Dodgers.
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The odds for this matchup have Philadelphia at +182 and Los Angeles at -195. The Phillies have a 10-10-0 over/under mark and a 13-7-0 run line record. The Dodgers are 6-18-0 against the run line and have a 8-14-2 over/under record.
Valuable Philadelphia Phillies Betting Trends
The Philadelphia Phillies are 10-10-0 against the over/under
The Philadelphia Phillies are 13-7-0 against the run line
Important Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 8-14-2 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 6-18-0 against the run line
Key Philadelphia Phillies Injuries
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 11-9 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 4.41 and they have given up 61 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .238 against the bullpen and they've struck out 67 hitters and walked 24 batters. As a team, Philadelphia allows 8.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.7 batters per nine innings. They are 21st in the league in team earned run average at 4.13. The Phillies pitchers collectively have given up 163 base hits and 82 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 152. They have walked 3 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.24 and their FIP as a unit is 4.47.
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As a team Philadelphia is hitting .253, good for 10th in the league. The Phillies hold a .423 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .317, which is good for 15th in baseball. They rank 9th in MLB with 8.6 hits per game. Odubel Herrera is hitting .257 with an on-base percentage of .337. He has 19 hits this season in 74 at bats with 7 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .378 and an OPS+ of 94. Cesar Hernandez is hitting .321 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .367. He has totaled 27 hits and he has driven in 10 men in 84 at bats. His OPS+ is 140 while his slugging percentage is at .536. The Phillies have 171 hits, including 35 doubles and 22 home runs. Philadelphia has walked 61 times so far this season and they have struck out 173 times as a unit. They have left 122 men on base and have a team OPS of .740. They score 4.75 runs per contest and have scored a total of 95 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Los Angeles has a 11-12 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 2.25, Brandon McCarthy has a 3-0 record and a 1.08 WHIP. He has 22 strikeouts over the 24 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 18 hits. He allows 6.8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.22. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.15 and they have given up 60 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .214 against the Dodgers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 85 batters and walked 27 opposing hitters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 7.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.4 batters per nine innings. They are 6th in the league in team earned run average at 3.48. The Dodgers pitchers as a team have surrendered 173 base knocks and 78 earned runs this season. They have given up 25 home runs this year, which ranks 15th in Major League Baseball. Los Angeles as a staff has walked 64 hitters and struck out 211 batters. They give up a walk 2.9 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.4 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.17 while their FIP as a staff is 3.47.
As a team, they are batting .240, good for 18th in the league. The Dodgers hold a .384 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .329, which is good for 10th in baseball. They rank 22nd in MLB with 7.9 hits per contest. Corey Seager comes into this matchup batting .318 with an OBP of .398. He has 27 hits this year along with 17 RBI in 85 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .565 with an OPS+ of 160. Adrian Gonzalez is hitting .250 this season and he has an OBP of .341. He has collected 18 hits in 72 at bats while driving in 9 runs. He has an OPS+ of 84 and a slugging percentage of .319. The Dodgers as a unit have 181 base hits, including 42 doubles and 21 homers. Los Angeles has walked 93 times this year and they have struck out on 182 occasions. They have had 168 men left on base and have an OPS of .713. They have scored 4.17 runs per game and totaled 96 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Phillies/Dodgers MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Phillies +182
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