Arizona Diamondbacks at Atlanta Braves 7/15/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Sunday, July 15, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Patrick Corbin vs. Julio Teheran
SunTrust Park is the site of the matchup between the Arizona Diamondbacks and the Atlanta Braves on Sunday, July 15, 2018. The probable starting pitchers are Patrick Corbin for the Diamondbacks and Julio Teheran for the Braves.
Arizona opens at -103 while Atlanta opens at -107. The Diamondbacks have a 44-46-5 over/under record and a 50-45-0 run line mark. The Braves are 48-44-0 against the run line and have a 46-42-4 over/under record.
Valuable Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 44-46-5 against the over/under
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 50-45-0 against the run line
Important Atlanta Braves Betting Trends
The Atlanta Braves are 46-42-4 against the over/under
The Atlanta Braves are 48-44-0 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 52-43 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Patrick Corbin has a 6-3 record with an earned run average of 3.09 and a WHIP of 1.05 this year. He has 146 strikeouts over his 116.1 innings pitched and he's given up 88 hits. He's allowed 6.8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 2.81. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.85 and they have given up 274 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .221 against the bullpen and they've struck out 286 hitters and walked 117 batters. As a team, Arizona allows 8.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.7 batters per nine innings. They are 8th in the league in team earned run average at 3.64. The Diamondbacks pitchers collectively have given up 773 base hits and 348 earned runs. They have allowed 110 home runs this season, ranking them 16th in the league. Arizona as a pitching staff has walked 299 batters and struck out 830. They have walked 3.1 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.25 and their FIP as a unit is 4.03.
As a team Arizona is hitting .230, good for 28th in the league. The Diamondbacks hold a .396 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .308, which is good for 24th in baseball. They rank 29th in MLB with 7.7 hits per game. Paul Goldschmidt is hitting .284 with an on-base percentage of .389. He has 99 hits this season in 349 at bats with 52 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .542 and an OPS+ of 141. David Peralta is hitting .286 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .347. He has totaled 96 hits and he has driven in 53 men in 336 at bats. His OPS+ is 120 while his slugging percentage is at .503. The Diamondbacks have 735 hits, including 149 doubles and 105 home runs. Arizona has walked 338 times so far this season and they have struck out 873 times as a unit. They have left 629 men on base and have a team OPS of .704. They score 4.39 runs per contest and have scored a total of 417 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Atlanta has a 51-41 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.26, Julio Teheran has a 6-6 record and a 1.22 WHIP this season. He has 92 strikeouts over the 99.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 73 hits. He allows 6.6 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.21. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.29 and they have given up 287 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .231 against the Braves bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 335 batters and walked 159 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 3.87. The Braves pitchers as a team have surrendered 712 base knocks and 359 earned runs this season. They have given up 96 home runs this year, which ranks 23rd in Major League Baseball. Atlanta as a staff has walked 361 hitters and struck out 825 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 4.04.
As a team, they are batting .259, good for 5th in the league. The Braves hold a .421 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .327, which is good for 7th in baseball. They rank 3rd in MLB with 9.1 hits per contest. Freddie Freeman comes into this matchup batting .315 with an OBP of .405. He has 112 hits this year along with 60 RBI in 355 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .535 with an OPS+ of 157. Nick Markakis is hitting .324 this season and he has an OBP of .389. He has collected 118 hits in 364 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 838 base hits, including 191 doubles and 100 homers. Atlanta has walked 303 times this year and they have struck out on 737 occasions. They have had 662 men left on base and have an OPS of .748. They have scored 4.9 runs per game and totaled 451 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Diamondbacks/Braves MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Diamondbacks -103
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