Arizona Diamondbacks at Los Angeles Dodgers 9/1/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Saturday, September 1, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Patrick Corbin vs. Clayton Kershaw
Dodger Stadium is the site of the matchup between the Arizona Diamondbacks and the Los Angeles Dodgers on Saturday, September 1, 2018. The probable starting pitchers are Patrick Corbin for the Diamondbacks and Clayton Kershaw for the Dodgers.
Arizona opens at +169 while Los Angeles opens at -179. The Diamondbacks have a 60-68-6 over/under record and a 71-63-0 run line mark. The Dodgers are 62-72-0 against the run line and have a 59-68-7 over/under record.
Valuable Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 60-68-6 against the over/under
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 71-63-0 against the run line
Important Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 59-68-7 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 62-72-0 against the run line
Key Arizona Diamondbacks Injuries
08/13/18 3B Jake Lamb Shoulder is out for season
07/12/18 P Shelby Miller Elbow 60-day DL (07/12)
07/08/18 RF Jarrod Dyson Groin 10-day DL (07/05)
06/01/18 P Taijuan Walker Forearm is out for season
05/09/18 P Braden Shipley Elbow 10-day DL (05/07)
Key Los Angeles Dodgers Injuries
08/25/18 P Daniel Hudson Forearm 10-day DL (08/25)
08/21/18 P Zac Rosscup Calf 10-day DL (08/20)
08/18/18 P Erik Goeddel Elbow 10-day DL (08/17)
08/16/18 P Ross Stripling Back 10-day DL (08/12)
08/14/18 P John Axford Leg 10-day DL (08/14)
08/02/18 2B Chase Utley Wrist 10-day DL (08/02)
06/10/18 P Dennis Santana Rotator Cuff 60-day DL (06/05)
06/08/18 P Tony Cingrani Shoulder 10-day DL (08/21)
05/01/18 SS Corey Seager Elbow is out for season
03/30/18 P Julio Urias Shoulder 60-day DL (02/23)
03/30/18 P Tom Koehler Shoulder 60-day DL (03/26)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Diamondbacks have a 74-60 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Patrick Corbin has a 10-5 record with an earned run average of 3.15 and a WHIP of 1.02 this year. He has 207 strikeouts over his 168.2 innings pitched and he's given up 132 hits. He's allowed 7 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 2.39. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.09 and they have given up 364 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .224 against the bullpen and they've struck out 393 hitters and walked 163 batters. As a team, Arizona allows 7.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.9 batters per nine innings. They are 3rd in the league in team earned run average at 3.52. The Diamondbacks pitchers collectively have given up 1,061 base hits and 473 earned runs. They have allowed 142 home runs this season, ranking them 21st in the league. Arizona as a pitching staff has walked 409 batters and struck out 1,194. They have walked 3 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.9 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.21 and their FIP as a unit is 3.84.
As a team Arizona is hitting .239, good for 27th in the league. The Diamondbacks hold a .403 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .315, which is good for 20th in baseball. They rank 27th in MLB with 8.1 hits per game. Paul Goldschmidt is hitting .291 with an on-base percentage of .395. He has 146 hits this season in 501 at bats with 76 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .541 and an OPS+ of 142. David Peralta is hitting .303 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .360. He has totaled 143 hits and he has driven in 74 men in 472 at bats. His OPS+ is 131 while his slugging percentage is at .540. The Diamondbacks have 1,085 hits, including 222 doubles and 146 home runs. Arizona has walked 472 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,205 times as a unit. They have left 916 men on base and have a team OPS of .718. They score 4.43 runs per contest and have scored a total of 593 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Los Angeles has a 72-62 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 2.39, Clayton Kershaw has a 6-5 record and a 1.00 WHIP this season. He has 124 strikeouts over the 124.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 104 hits. He allows 7.5 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 2.84. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.89 and they have given up 426 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .230 against the Dodgers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 520 batters and walked 175 opposing hitters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 7.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.5 batters per nine innings. They are 2nd in the league in team earned run average at 3.44. The Dodgers pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,066 base knocks and 466 earned runs this season. They have given up 146 home runs this year, which ranks 20th in Major League Baseball. Los Angeles as a staff has walked 360 hitters and struck out 1,288 batters. They give up a walk 2.7 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.5 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.17 while their FIP as a staff is 3.61.
As a team, they are batting .245, good for 19th in the league. The Dodgers hold a .431 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .327, which is good for 9th in baseball. They rank 18th in MLB with 8.4 hits per contest. Manny Machado comes into this matchup batting .304 with an OBP of .378. He has 158 hits this year along with 88 RBI in 519 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .555 with an OPS+ of 152. Matt Kemp is hitting .283 this season and he has an OBP of .336. He has collected 115 hits in 406 at bats while driving in 69 runs. He has an OPS+ of 115 and a slugging percentage of .468. The Dodgers as a unit have 1,122 base hits, including 239 doubles and 187 homers. Los Angeles has walked 525 times this year and they have struck out on 1,175 occasions. They have had 949 men left on base and have an OPS of .759. They have scored 4.74 runs per game and totaled 635 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Diamondbacks/Dodgers MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Diamondbacks +169
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