Thursday, June 29, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Lance Lynn vs. Patrick Corbin
The St. Louis Cardinals head to Chase Field on Thursday, June 29, 2017 to take on the Arizona Diamondbacks. The expected starting pitchers are Lance Lynn for the Cardinals and Patrick Corbin for the Diamondbacks.
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The odds for this matchup have St. Louis at +131 and Arizona at -141. The Cardinals have a 43-31-2 over/under mark and a 33-43-0 run line record. The Diamondbacks are 44-34-0 against the run line and have a 37-38-3 over/under record.
Valuable St. Louis Cardinals Betting Trends
The St. Louis Cardinals are 43-31-2 against the over/under
The St. Louis Cardinals are 33-43-0 against the run line
Important Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 37-38-3 against the over/under
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 44-34-0 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 35-41 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Lance Lynn has a 5-5 record with an earned run average of 3.86 and a WHIP of 1.19. He has 79 strikeouts over his 84 innings pitched and he's given up 65 hits. He allows 7 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.54. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.44 and they have given up 244 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .254 against the bullpen and they've struck out 239 hitters and walked 90 batters. As a team, St. Louis allows 8.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.4 batters per nine innings. They are 9th in the league in team earned run average at 4.1. The Cardinals pitchers collectively have given up 650 base hits and 314 earned runs. They have allowed 89 home runs this season, ranking them 24th in the league. St. Louis as a pitching staff has walked 242 batters and struck out 643. 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 4.14.
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As a team St. Louis is hitting .253, good for 17th in the league. The Cardinals hold a .419 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .326, which is good for 16th in baseball. They rank 19th in MLB with 8.6 hits per game. Jedd Gyorko is hitting .294 with an on-base percentage of .355. He has 70 hits this season in 238 at bats with 37 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .513 and an OPS+ of 126. Aledmys Diaz is hitting .260 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .293. He has totaled 71 hits and he has driven in 20 men in 273 at bats. His OPS+ is 80 while his slugging percentage is at .396. The Cardinals have 652 hits, including 133 doubles and 91 home runs. St. Louis has walked 266 times so far this season and they have struck out 612 times as a unit. They have left 510 men on base and have a team OPS of .745. They score 4.41 runs per contest and have scored a total of 335 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Arizona has a 50-28 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.89, Patrick Corbin has a 6-7 record and a 1.54 WHIP. He has 72 strikeouts over the 84.2 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 106 hits. He allows 11.3 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.63. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.18 and they have given up 196 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .218 against the Diamondbacks bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 252 batters and walked 85 opposing hitters. As a team, Arizona allows 7.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.2 batters per nine innings. They are 2nd in the league in team earned run average at 3.34. The Diamondbacks pitchers as a team have surrendered 619 base knocks and 260 earned runs this season. They have given up 78 home runs this year, which ranks 30th in Major League Baseball. Arizona as a staff has walked 245 hitters and struck out 720 batters. They give up a walk 3.1 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.2 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.23 while their FIP as a staff is 3.64.
As a team, they are batting .266, good for 7th in the league. The Diamondbacks hold a .449 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .335, 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 .292 with an OBP of .328. He has 78 hits this year along with 43 RBI in 267 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .468 with an OPS+ of 99. Paul Goldschmidt is hitting .327 this season and he has an OBP of .443. He has collected 91 hits in 278 at bats while driving in 65 runs. He has an OPS+ of 161 and a slugging percentage of .597. The Diamondbacks as a unit have 718 base hits, including 152 doubles and 102 homers. Arizona has walked 263 times this year and they have struck out on 689 occasions. They have had 535 men left on base and have an OPS of .784. They have scored 5.28 runs per game and totaled 412 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Cardinals/Diamondbacks MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Diamondbacks -141
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