Friday, May 12, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Tyler Glasnow vs. Patrick Corbin
The Pittsburgh Pirates visit Chase Field on Friday, May 12, 2017 to play the Arizona Diamondbacks. The probable starters are Tyler Glasnow for the Pirates and Patrick Corbin for the Diamondbacks.
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The opening line for this matchup has Pittsburgh at +123 and Arizona at -136. The Pirates have a 14-19-1 over/under record and a 16-18-0 run line mark. The Diamondbacks are 19-16-0 against the run line and have a 16-18-1 over/under record.
Valuable Pittsburgh Pirates Betting Trends
The Pittsburgh Pirates are 14-19-1 against the over/under
The Pittsburgh Pirates are 16-18-0 against the run line
Important Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 16-18-1 against the over/under
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 19-16-0 against the run line
Key Pittsburgh Pirates Injuries
05/06/17 P Jameson Taillon Groin 10-day DL (5/4)
04/29/17 3B David Freese Hamstring 10-day DL (4/26)
04/26/17 P Antonio Bastardo Quad 10-day DL (4/25)
04/25/17 LF Adam Frazier Hamstring 10-day DL (4/23)
04/18/17 CF Starling Marte Suspension 80-game suspension
Key Arizona Diamondbacks Injuries
04/24/17 P Shelby Miller Elbow 60-day DL (4/22)
04/01/17 P Jake Barrett Shoulder 10-day DL (3/31)
03/31/17 CF Socrates Brito Finger 60-day DL (3/28)
03/31/17 P Steve Hathaway Shoulder 60-day DL (3/31)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Pirates have a 14-20 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Tyler Glasnow has a 1-2 record with an earned run average of 6.33 and a WHIP of 1.93. He has 28 strikeouts over his 27 innings pitched and he's given up 33 hits. He allows 11 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.73. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.03 and they have given up 118 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .260 against the bullpen and they've struck out 97 hitters and walked 44 batters. As a team, Pittsburgh allows 9.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.5 batters per nine innings. They are 13th in the league in team earned run average at 4.03. The Pirates pitchers collectively have given up 307 base hits and 135 earned runs. They have allowed 34 home runs this season, ranking them 25th in the league. Pittsburgh as a pitching staff has walked 103 batters and struck out 253. They have walked 3.1 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.5 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.36 and their FIP as a unit is 3.99.
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As a team Pittsburgh is hitting .228, good for 26th in the league. The Pirates hold a .370 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .308, which is good for 22nd in baseball. They rank 27th in MLB with 7.6 hits per game. Josh Bell is hitting .236 with an on-base percentage of .319. He has 25 hits this season in 106 at bats with 9 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .425 and an OPS+ of 95. Josh Harrison is hitting .299 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .362. He has totaled 35 hits and he has driven in 12 men in 117 at bats. His OPS+ is 120 while his slugging percentage is at .479. The Pirates have 257 hits, including 53 doubles and 29 home runs. Pittsburgh has walked 118 times so far this season and they have struck out 249 times as a unit. They have left 233 men on base and have a team OPS of .677. They score 3.62 runs per contest and have scored a total of 123 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Arizona has a 19-16 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.89, Patrick Corbin has a 2-4 record and a 1.40 WHIP. He has 33 strikeouts over the 39.1 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 43 hits. He allows 9.8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.99. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.22 and they have given up 99 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .241 against the Diamondbacks bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 114 batters and walked 36 opposing hitters. As a team, Arizona allows 8.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.5 batters per nine innings. They are 10th in the league in team earned run average at 3.87. The Diamondbacks pitchers as a team have surrendered 290 base knocks and 133 earned runs this season. They have given up 36 home runs this year, which ranks 20th in Major League Baseball. Arizona as a staff has walked 113 hitters and struck out 325 batters. They give up a walk 3.3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.5 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.30 while their FIP as a staff is 3.59.
As a team, they are batting .257, good for 11th in the league. The Diamondbacks hold a .427 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .326, which is good for 14th in baseball. They rank 12th in MLB with 8.8 hits per contest. Yasmany Tomas comes into this matchup batting .259 with an OBP of .308. He has 28 hits this year along with 23 RBI in 108 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .519 with an OPS+ of 107. Paul Goldschmidt is hitting .317 this season and he has an OBP of .461. He has collected 38 hits in 120 at bats while driving in 27 runs. He has an OPS+ of 159 and a slugging percentage of .550. The Diamondbacks as a unit have 309 base hits, including 60 doubles and 42 homers. Arizona has walked 115 times this year and they have struck out on 321 occasions. They have had 246 men left on base and have an OPS of .753. They have scored 4.83 runs per game and totaled 169 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Pirates/Diamondbacks MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Pirates +123
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