Arizona Diamondbacks at Miami Marlins 6/28/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Thursday, June 28, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Zack Greinke vs. Trevor Richards
Marlins Park is the site of the matchup between the Arizona Diamondbacks and the Miami Marlins on Thursday, June 28, 2018. The probable starting pitchers are Zack Greinke for the Diamondbacks and Trevor Richards for the Marlins.
Arizona opens at -168 while Miami opens at +158. The Diamondbacks have a 38-36-5 over/under record and a 44-35-0 run line mark. The Marlins are 41-39-0 against the run line and have a 42-37-1 over/under record.
Valuable Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 38-36-5 against the over/under
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 44-35-0 against the run line
Important Miami Marlins Betting Trends
The Miami Marlins are 42-37-1 against the over/under
The Miami Marlins are 41-39-0 against the run line
Key Arizona Diamondbacks Injuries
06/26/18 P Robbie Ray Oblique 10-day DL (04/30); expected to be activated & start Wednesday vs Miami Marlins
06/25/18 P Clay Buchholz Oblique 10-day DL (06/25)
06/01/18 P Taijuan Walker Forearm is out for season
05/23/18 RF Steven Souza Jr. Pectoral 10-day DL (05/22)
05/21/18 P Randall Delgado Oblique 60-day DL (03/26)
05/15/18 CF A.J. Pollock Thumb 10-day DL (05/15)
05/09/18 P Braden Shipley Elbow 10-day DL (05/07)
Key Miami Marlins Injuries
06/27/18 P Dan Straily Suspension 5-game suspension (eligible to return 7/2 vs Tampa Bay)
06/25/18 P Caleb Smith Back 10-day DL (06/25)
06/22/18 P Jose Urena Shoulder 10-day DL (06/21)
06/16/18 P Chris O'Grady Shoulder 60-day DL (04/17)
05/26/18 3B Martin Prado Hamstring 10-day DL (05/26)
04/14/18 1B Garrett Cooper Wrist 60-day DL (04/02)
03/30/18 P Brett Graves Oblique 60-day DL (03/29)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Diamondbacks have a 45-34 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Zack Greinke has a 7-5 record with an earned run average of 3.66 and a WHIP of 1.12 this year. He has 102 strikeouts over his 96 innings pitched and he's given up 88 hits. He's allowed 8.3 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.83. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.52 and they have given up 212 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .215 against the bullpen and they've struck out 235 hitters and walked 93 batters. As a team, Arizona allows 7.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.7 batters per nine innings. They are 5th in the league in team earned run average at 3.47. The Diamondbacks pitchers collectively have given up 620 base hits and 275 earned runs. They have allowed 89 home runs this season, ranking them 16th in the league. Arizona as a pitching staff has walked 242 batters and struck out 686. They have walked 3.1 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.21 and their FIP as a unit is 3.94.
As a team Arizona is hitting .226, good for 30th in the league. The Diamondbacks hold a .398 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .305, which is good for 26th in baseball. They rank 30th in MLB with 7.5 hits per game. Paul Goldschmidt is hitting .264 with an on-base percentage of .375. He has 76 hits this season in 288 at bats with 41 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .524 and an OPS+ of 133. David Peralta is hitting .284 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .347. He has totaled 80 hits and he has driven in 44 men in 282 at bats. His OPS+ is 123 while his slugging percentage is at .514. The Diamondbacks have 595 hits, including 119 doubles and 92 home runs. Arizona has walked 284 times so far this season and they have struck out 732 times as a unit. They have left 506 men on base and have a team OPS of .703. They score 4.48 runs per contest and have scored a total of 354 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Miami has a 32-48 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.91, Trevor Richards has a 2-4 record and a 1.43 WHIP this season. He has 40 strikeouts over the 44 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 43 hits. He allows 8.8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.96. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.90 and they have given up 309 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .252 against the Marlins bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 292 batters and walked 147 opposing hitters. As a team, Miami allows 8.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 8 batters per nine innings. They are 28th in the league in team earned run average at 4.85. The Marlins pitchers as a team have surrendered 692 base knocks and 386 earned runs this season. They have given up 98 home runs this year, which ranks 11th in Major League Baseball. Miami as a staff has walked 303 hitters and struck out 637 batters. They give up a walk 3.8 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.39 while their FIP as a staff is 4.50.
As a team, they are batting .240, good for 20th in the league. The Marlins hold a .363 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .307, which is good for 25th in baseball. They rank 17th in MLB with 8.2 hits per contest. Starlin Castro comes into this matchup batting .270 with an OBP of .318. He has 84 hits this year along with 29 RBI in 311 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .376 with an OPS+ of 95. Brian Anderson is hitting .299 this season and he has an OBP of .373. He has collected 92 hits in 308 at bats while driving in 38 runs. He has an OPS+ of 123 and a slugging percentage of .419. The Marlins as a unit have 658 base hits, including 123 doubles and 62 homers. Miami has walked 238 times this year and they have struck out on 707 occasions. They have had 572 men left on base and have an OPS of .670. They have scored 3.69 runs per game and totaled 295 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Diamondbacks/Marlins MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Diamondbacks -168
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