Tuesday, June 27, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Carlos Martinez vs. Taijuan Walker
The St. Louis Cardinals visit Chase Field on Tuesday, June 27, 2017 to play the Arizona Diamondbacks. The probable starters are Carlos Martinez for the Cardinals and Taijuan Walker for the Diamondbacks.
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The opening line for this matchup has St. Louis at -111 and Arizona at +101. The Cardinals have a 41-31-2 over/under record and a 32-42-0 run line mark. The Diamondbacks are 42-34-0 against the run line and have a 36-37-3 over/under record.
Valuable St. Louis Cardinals Betting Trends
The St. Louis Cardinals are 41-31-2 against the over/under
The St. Louis Cardinals are 32-42-0 against the run line
Important Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 36-37-3 against the over/under
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 42-34-0 against the run line
Key St. Louis Cardinals Injuries
06/26/17 CF Dexter Fowler Heel 10-day DL (06/25)
06/26/17 P Kevin Siegrist Back 10-day DL (06/23)
06/20/17 2B Kolten Wong Tricep 10-day DL (06/15)
06/01/17 P Zach Duke Elbow 60-day DL (03/29)
04/10/17 P Alex Reyes Elbow 10-day DL (03/30)
Key Arizona Diamondbacks Injuries
06/23/17 P J.J. Hoover Shoulder 10-day DL (06/23)
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 Cardinals have a 34-40 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Carlos Martinez has a 6-6 record with an earned run average of 2.87 and a WHIP of 1.07. He has 111 strikeouts over his 100.1 innings pitched and he's given up 72 hits. He allows 6.5 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.33. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.37 and they have given up 234 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .251 against the bullpen and they've struck out 235 hitters and walked 88 batters. As a team, St. Louis allows 8.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.4 batters per nine innings. They are 8th in the league in team earned run average at 4.1. The Cardinals pitchers collectively have given up 631 base hits and 306 earned runs. They have allowed 88 home runs this season, ranking them 25th in the league. St. Louis as a pitching staff has walked 236 batters and struck out 624. They have walked 3.2 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.4 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.29 and their FIP as a unit is 4.17.
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As a team St. Louis is hitting .252, good for 19th in the league. The Cardinals hold a .419 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .325, which is good for 17th in baseball. They rank 20th in MLB with 8.6 hits per game. Jedd Gyorko is hitting .293 with an on-base percentage of .352. He has 68 hits this season in 232 at bats with 32 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .504 and an OPS+ of 123. Aledmys Diaz is hitting .264 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .297. He has totaled 71 hits and he has driven in 20 men in 269 at bats. His OPS+ is 83 while his slugging percentage is at .401. The Cardinals have 633 hits, including 130 doubles and 89 home runs. St. Louis has walked 257 times so far this season and they have struck out 601 times as a unit. They have left 494 men on base and have a team OPS of .745. They score 4.35 runs per contest and have scored a total of 322 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Arizona has a 48-28 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.43, Taijuan Walker has a 6-3 record and a 1.33 WHIP. He has 60 strikeouts over the 63 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 61 hits. He allows 8.7 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.45. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.29 and they have given up 194 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .222 against the Diamondbacks bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 243 batters and walked 84 opposing hitters. As a team, Arizona allows 8 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.3 batters per nine innings. They are 2nd in the league in team earned run average at 3.38. The Diamondbacks pitchers as a team have surrendered 608 base knocks and 256 earned runs this season. They have given up 78 home runs this year, which ranks 29th in Major League Baseball. Arizona as a staff has walked 236 hitters and struck out 706 batters. They give up a walk 3.1 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.3 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.24 while their FIP as a staff is 3.65.
As a team, they are batting .265, good for 8th in the league. The Diamondbacks hold a .450 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .333, which is good for 7th in baseball. They rank 6th in MLB with 9.2 hits per contest. Chris Owings comes into this matchup batting .289 with an OBP of .323. He has 76 hits this year along with 43 RBI in 263 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .464 with an OPS+ of 96. Paul Goldschmidt is hitting .332 this season and he has an OBP of .447. He has collected 91 hits in 274 at bats while driving in 65 runs. He has an OPS+ of 164 and a slugging percentage of .606. The Diamondbacks as a unit have 698 base hits, including 149 doubles and 100 homers. Arizona has walked 252 times this year and they have struck out on 666 occasions. They have had 515 men left on base and have an OPS of .783. They have scored 5.26 runs per game and totaled 400 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Cardinals/Diamondbacks MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Cardinals -111
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