Sunday, April 30, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Nick Pivetta vs. Hyun-Jin Ryu
Dodger Stadium is the site of the matchup between the Philadelphia Phillies and the Los Angeles Dodgers on Sunday, April 30, 2017. The probable starting pitchers are Nick Pivetta for the Phillies and Hyun-Jin Ryu for the Dodgers.
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Philadelphia opens at +160 while Los Angeles opens at -170. The Phillies have a 11-10-0 over/under record and a 13-8-0 run line mark. The Dodgers are 7-18-0 against the run line and have a 8-15-2 over/under record.
Valuable Philadelphia Phillies Betting Trends
The Philadelphia Phillies are 11-10-0 against the over/under
The Philadelphia Phillies are 13-8-0 against the run line
Important Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 8-15-2 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 7-18-0 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 11-10 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Nick Pivetta will be making his major league debut for the Phillies. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.26 and they have given up 62 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .235 against the bullpen and they've struck out 69 hitters and walked 24 batters. As a team, Philadelphia allows 8.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.6 batters per nine innings. They are 18th in the league in team earned run average at 4.15. The Phillies pitchers collectively have given up 173 base hits and 86 earned runs. They have allowed 29 home runs this season, ranking them 9th in the league. Philadelphia as a pitching staff has walked 62 batters and struck out 157. They have walked 3 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.6 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.26 and their FIP as a unit is 4.44.
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As a team Philadelphia is hitting .251, good for 11th in the league. The Phillies hold a .416 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .313, which is good for 18th in baseball. They rank 11th in MLB with 8.5 hits per game. Odubel Herrera is hitting .256 with an on-base percentage of .333. He has 20 hits this season in 78 at bats with 7 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .372 and an OPS+ of 90. Cesar Hernandez is hitting .318 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .362. He has totaled 28 hits and he has driven in 10 men in 88 at bats. His OPS+ is 134 while his slugging percentage is at .523. The Phillies have 178 hits, including 37 doubles and 22 home runs. Philadelphia has walked 62 times so far this season and they have struck out 185 times as a unit. They have left 127 men on base and have a team OPS of .729. They score 4.67 runs per contest and have scored a total of 98 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Los Angeles has a 12-12 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.64, Hyun-Jin Ryu has a 0-4 record and a 1.36 WHIP. He has 20 strikeouts over the 21.1 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 24 hits. He allows 10.1 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.77. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.18 and they have given up 62 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .215 against the Dodgers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 89 batters and walked 27 opposing hitters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 7.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.5 batters per nine innings. They are 4th in the league in team earned run average at 3.45. The Dodgers pitchers as a team have surrendered 180 base knocks and 81 earned runs this season. They have given up 25 home runs this year, which ranks 18th in Major League Baseball. Los Angeles as a staff has walked 65 hitters and struck out 223 batters. They give up a walk 2.8 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.5 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.16 while their FIP as a staff is 3.39.
As a team, they are batting .242, good for 20th in the league. The Dodgers hold a .383 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .330, which is good for 8th in baseball. They rank 22nd in MLB with 8.0 hits per contest. Corey Seager comes into this matchup batting .310 with an OBP of .402. He has 27 hits this year along with 17 RBI in 87 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .552 with an OPS+ of 157. Adrian Gonzalez is hitting .250 this season and he has an OBP of .337. He has collected 19 hits in 76 at bats while driving in 9 runs. He has an OPS+ of 81 and a slugging percentage of .316. The Dodgers as a unit have 191 base hits, including 44 doubles and 21 homers. Los Angeles has walked 96 times this year and they have struck out on 187 occasions. They have had 176 men left on base and have an OPS of .713. They have scored 4.21 runs per game and totaled 101 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Phillies/Dodgers MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Dodgers -170
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