Arizona Diamondbacks at Atlanta Braves 7/14/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Saturday, July 14, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Zack Greinke vs. Sean Newcomb
SunTrust Park is the site of the matchup between the Arizona Diamondbacks and the Atlanta Braves on Saturday, July 14, 2018. The probable starting pitchers are Zack Greinke for the Diamondbacks and Sean Newcomb for the Braves.
Arizona opens at +105 while Atlanta opens at -115. The Diamondbacks have a 44-45-5 over/under record and a 49-45-0 run line mark. The Braves are 48-43-0 against the run line and have a 46-41-4 over/under record.
Valuable Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 44-45-5 against the over/under
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 49-45-0 against the run line
Important Atlanta Braves Betting Trends
The Atlanta Braves are 46-41-4 against the over/under
The Atlanta Braves are 48-43-0 against the run line
Key Arizona Diamondbacks Injuries
07/12/18 P Shelby Miller Elbow 10-day DL (07/12)
07/12/18 P T.J. McFarland Neck 10-day DL (07/12)
07/08/18 RF Jarrod Dyson Groin 10-day DL (07/05)
06/30/18 SS Deven Marrero Oblique 10-day DL (06/29)
06/25/18 P Clay Buchholz Oblique 10-day DL (06/25)
06/01/18 P Taijuan Walker Forearm is out for season
05/09/18 P Braden Shipley Elbow 10-day DL (05/07)
Key Atlanta Braves Injuries
07/06/18 P Max Fried Finger 10-day DL (07/06)
07/03/18 P Peter Moylan Forearm 10-day DL (07/02)
06/28/18 P Brandon McCarthy Knee 10-day DL (06/28)
06/22/18 P Jose Ramirez Shoulder 60-day DL (04/18)
06/22/18 P Michael Soroka Shoulder 60-day DL (06/20)
03/30/18 P Chase Whitley Heel 10-day DL (03/26)
03/30/18 P Jacob Lindgren Elbow 60-day DL (03/26)
03/26/18 P Grant Dayton Elbow 60-day DL (02/14)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Diamondbacks have a 51-43 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Zack Greinke has a 9-5 record with an earned run average of 3.39 and a WHIP of 1.15 this year. He has 117 strikeouts over his 114 innings pitched and he's given up 108 hits. He's allowed 8.5 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.61. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.88 and they have given up 273 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .222 against the bullpen and they've struck out 281 hitters and walked 116 batters. As a team, Arizona allows 8.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.6 batters per nine innings. They are 8th in the league in team earned run average at 3.66. The Diamondbacks pitchers collectively have given up 767 base hits and 347 earned runs. They have allowed 110 home runs this season, ranking them 15th in the league. Arizona as a pitching staff has walked 297 batters and struck out 818. They have walked 3.1 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.6 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.25 and their FIP as a unit is 4.05.
As a team Arizona is hitting .231, good for 28th in the league. The Diamondbacks hold a .397 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .309, which is good for 23rd in baseball. They rank 27th in MLB with 7.8 hits per game. Paul Goldschmidt is hitting .284 with an on-base percentage of .390. He has 98 hits this season in 345 at bats with 52 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .545 and an OPS+ of 142. David Peralta is hitting .289 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .351. He has totaled 96 hits and he has driven in 53 men in 332 at bats. His OPS+ is 122 while his slugging percentage is at .509. The Diamondbacks have 729 hits, including 146 doubles and 105 home runs. Arizona has walked 336 times so far this season and they have struck out 862 times as a unit. They have left 623 men on base and have a team OPS of .706. They score 4.41 runs per contest and have scored a total of 415 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Atlanta has a 51-40 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.44, Sean Newcomb has a 8-4 record and a 1.28 WHIP this season. He has 95 strikeouts over the 99.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 78 hits. He allows 7.1 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.01. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.30 and they have given up 285 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .231 against the Braves bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 330 batters and walked 157 opposing hitters. As a team, Atlanta allows 7.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.9 batters per nine innings. They are 13th in the league in team earned run average at 3.89. The Braves pitchers as a team have surrendered 705 base knocks and 357 earned runs this season. They have given up 96 home runs this year, which ranks 22nd in Major League Baseball. Atlanta as a staff has walked 359 hitters and struck out 814 batters. They give up a walk 3.9 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.9 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.29 while their FIP as a staff is 4.07.
As a team, they are batting .260, good for 4th in the league. The Braves hold a .423 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .328, which is good for 6th in baseball. They rank 3rd in MLB with 9.1 hits per contest. Freddie Freeman comes into this matchup batting .313 with an OBP of .404. He has 110 hits this year along with 60 RBI in 351 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .536 with an OPS+ of 157. Nick Markakis is hitting .322 this season and he has an OBP of .388. He has collected 116 hits in 360 at bats while driving in 60 runs. He has an OPS+ of 141 and a slugging percentage of .492. The Braves as a unit have 832 base hits, including 190 doubles and 100 homers. Atlanta has walked 301 times this year and they have struck out on 725 occasions. They have had 655 men left on base and have an OPS of .751. They have scored 4.95 runs per game and totaled 450 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Diamondbacks/Braves MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Diamondbacks +105
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