Arizona Diamondbacks at Oakland Athletics 5/25/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Friday, May 25, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Patrick Corbin vs. Sean Manaea
The Arizona Diamondbacks visit Oakland Coliseum on Friday, May 25, 2018 to play the Oakland Athletics. The probable starters are Patrick Corbin for the Diamondbacks and Sean Manaea for the Athletics.
The opening line for this matchup has Arizona at -115 and Oakland at +100. The Diamondbacks have a 21-26-2 over/under record and a 23-26-0 run line mark. The Athletics are 22-27-0 against the run line and have a 24-22-3 over/under record.
Valuable Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 21-26-2 against the over/under
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 23-26-0 against the run line
Important Oakland Athletics Betting Trends
The Oakland Athletics are 24-22-3 against the over/under
The Oakland Athletics are 22-27-0 against the run line
Key Arizona Diamondbacks Injuries
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)
05/05/18 P Taijuan Walker Forearm 60-day DL (05/05); is out for season
04/30/18 P Robbie Ray Oblique 10-day DL (04/30)
03/26/18 P Shelby Miller Elbow 60-day DL (02/19)
Key Oakland Athletics Injuries
05/24/18 LF Khris Davis Groin 10-day DL (05/21)
05/21/18 P Brett Anderson Shoulder 10-day DL (05/19)
05/17/18 P Andrew Triggs Forearm 10-day DL (05/18)
04/28/18 P Ryan Buchter Shoulder 10-day DL (04/26)
04/14/18 P Liam Hendriks Groin 10-day DL (04/14)
04/08/18 CF Boog Powell Knee 10-day DL (04/07)
03/29/18 P Paul Blackburn Forearm 10-day DL (03/26)
03/26/18 P Jharel Cotton Elbow 60-day DL (03/21)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Diamondbacks have a 25-24 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Patrick Corbin has a 4-1 record with an earned run average of 2.60 and a WHIP of 0.91 this season. He has 81 strikeouts over his 62.1 innings pitched and he's given up 39 hits. He's allowed 5.6 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 2.97. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.55 and they have given up 124 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .200 against the bullpen and they've struck out 152 hitters and walked 56 batters. As a team, Arizona allows 7.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.9 batters per nine innings. They are 5th in the league in team earned run average at 3.4. The Diamondbacks pitchers collectively have given up 366 base hits and 167 earned runs. They have allowed 54 home runs this season, ranking them 13th in the league. Arizona as a pitching staff has walked 155 batters and struck out 438. They have walked 3.2 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.9 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.18 and their FIP as a unit is 3.86.
As a team Arizona is hitting .213, good for 30th in the league. The Diamondbacks hold a .368 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .292, which is good for 30th in baseball. They rank 30th in MLB with 7.0 hits per game. Paul Goldschmidt is hitting .200 with an on-base percentage of .324. He has 35 hits this season in 175 at bats with 14 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .371 and an OPS+ of 85. David Peralta is hitting .265 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .340. He has totaled 45 hits and he has driven in 21 men in 170 at bats. His OPS+ is 107 while his slugging percentage is at .441. The Diamondbacks have 342 hits, including 71 doubles and 49 home runs. Arizona has walked 173 times so far this season and they have struck out 478 times as a unit. They have left 305 men on base and have a team OPS of .660. They score 3.67 runs per contest and have scored a total of 180 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Oakland has a 25-24 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 2.71, Sean Manaea has a 5-4 record and a 0.86 WHIP. He has 51 strikeouts over the 66.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 46 hits. He's allowing 6.2 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.86. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.82 and they have given up 180 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .259 against the Athletics bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 160 batters and walked 72 opposing hitters. As a team, Oakland allows 8.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.5 batters per nine innings. They are 16th in the league in team earned run average at 4.12. The Athletics pitchers as a team have surrendered 429 base knocks and 202 earned runs this season. They have given up 61 home runs this year, which ranks 7th in Major League Baseball. Oakland as a staff has walked 139 hitters and struck out 370 batters. They give up a walk 2.8 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.5 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.29 while their FIP as a staff is 4.26.
As a team, they are batting .248, good for 13th in the league. The Athletics hold a .421 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .319, which is good for 12th in baseball. They rank 12th in MLB with 8.6 hits per contest. Marcus Semien comes into this matchup batting .274 with an OBP of .319. He has 58 hits this year along with 24 RBI in 212 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .396 with an OPS+ of 99. Jed Lowrie is hitting .319 this season and he has an OBP of .389. He has collected 60 hits in 188 at bats while driving in 37 runs. He has an OPS+ of 156 and a slugging percentage of .537. The Athletics as a unit have 420 base hits, including 97 doubles and 61 homers. Oakland has walked 162 times this year and they have struck out on 445 occasions. They have had 335 men left on base and have an OPS of .740. They have scored 4.57 runs per game and totaled 224 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Diamondbacks/Athletics MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Diamondbacks -115
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