Los Angeles Dodgers at Arizona Diamondbacks 4/30/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Monday, April 30, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Rich Hill vs. Zack Greinke
Chase Field is the site of the matchup between the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Arizona Diamondbacks on Monday, April 30, 2018. The probable starting pitchers are Rich Hill for the Dodgers and Zack Greinke for the Diamondbacks.
Los Angeles opens at +110 while Arizona opens at -120. The Dodgers have a 15-12-0 over/under record and a 15-12-0 run line mark. The Diamondbacks are 16-10-0 against the run line and have a 13-12-1 over/under record.
Valuable Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 15-12-0 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 15-12-0 against the run line
Important Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 13-12-1 against the over/under
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 16-10-0 against the run line
Key Los Angeles Dodgers Injuries
04/28/18 LF Matt Kemp Quad is questionable Sunday vs San Francisco Giants
04/28/18 RF Yasiel Puig Shoulder is questionable Sunday vs San Francisco Giants
04/26/18 P Alex Wood Elbow 10-day DL (04/23)
04/19/18 P Rich Hill Finger 10-day DL (04/15)
04/15/18 2B Logan Forsythe Shoulder 10-day DL (04/15)
03/30/18 P Julio Urias Shoulder 60-day DL (02/23)
03/30/18 3B Justin Turner Wrist 10-day DL (03/26)
03/30/18 P Tom Koehler Shoulder 60-day DL (03/26)
03/30/18 P Yimi Garcia Elbow 10-day DL (03/26)
Key Arizona Diamondbacks Injuries
04/28/18 1B Paul Goldschmidt Rest is not in the starting lineup Saturday vs Washington Nationals
04/21/18 P Taijuan Walker Forearm is out for season
04/03/18 3B Jake Lamb Shoulder 10-day DL (04/03)
03/29/18 P Randall Delgado Oblique 10-day DL (03/26)
03/29/18 RF Steven Souza Jr. Pectoral 10-day DL (03/26)
03/26/18 P Shelby Miller Elbow 60-day DL (02/19)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Dodgers have a 12-14 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Rich Hill has a 1-1 record with an earned run average of 6.00 and a WHIP of 1.60 this year. He has 16 strikeouts over his 15 innings pitched and he's given up 17 hits. He's allowed 10.2 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 0. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.70 and they have given up 98 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .256 against the bullpen and they've struck out 112 hitters and walked 40 batters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 8.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 10.1 batters per nine innings. They are 12th in the league in team earned run average at 3.88. The Dodgers pitchers collectively have given up 224 base hits and 105 earned runs. They have allowed 29 home runs this season, ranking them 14th in the league. Los Angeles as a pitching staff has walked 78 batters and struck out 274. They have walked 2.9 men per 9 innings while striking out 10.1 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.24 and their FIP as a unit is 3.44.
As a team Los Angeles is hitting .248, good for 11th in the league. The Dodgers hold a .400 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .328, which is good for 10th in baseball. They rank 9th in MLB with 8.8 hits per game. Yasmani Grandal is hitting .305 with an on-base percentage of .394. He has 25 hits this season in 82 at bats with 19 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .537 and an OPS+ of . Cody Bellinger is hitting .277 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .339. He has totaled 28 hits and he has driven in 12 men in 101 at bats. His OPS+ is while his slugging percentage is at .455. The Dodgers have 229 hits, including 54 doubles and 24 home runs. Los Angeles has walked 103 times so far this season and they have struck out 226 times as a unit. They have left 197 men on base and have a team OPS of .728. They score 4.85 runs per contest and have scored a total of 126 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Arizona has a 19-7 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.80, Zack Greinke has a 2-2 record and a 1.13 WHIP this season. He has 32 strikeouts over the 30 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 31 hits. He allows 9.3 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 0. The bullpen has an earned run average of 1.62 and they have given up 59 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .187 against the Diamondbacks bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 90 batters and walked 26 opposing hitters. As a team, Arizona allows 7.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 10 batters per nine innings. They are 2nd in the league in team earned run average at 2.91. The Diamondbacks pitchers as a team have surrendered 189 base knocks and 77 earned runs this season. They have given up 23 home runs this year, which ranks 25th in Major League Baseball. Arizona as a staff has walked 73 hitters and struck out 265 batters. They give up a walk 2.8 times per 9 innings while they strike out 10 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.10 while their FIP as a staff is 3.10.
As a team, they are batting .229, good for 24th in the league. The Diamondbacks hold a .411 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .312, which is good for 19th in baseball. They rank 28th in MLB with 7.6 hits per contest. Paul Goldschmidt comes into this matchup batting .275 with an OBP of .400. He has 25 hits this year along with 11 RBI in 91 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .527 with an OPS+ of . David Peralta is hitting .322 this season and he has an OBP of .398. He has collected 29 hits in 90 at bats while driving in 16 runs. He has an OPS+ of and a slugging percentage of .556. The Diamondbacks as a unit have 198 base hits, including 47 doubles and 30 homers. Arizona has walked 103 times this year and they have struck out on 247 occasions. They have had 159 men left on base and have an OPS of .724. They have scored 4.73 runs per game and totaled 123 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Dodgers/Diamondbacks MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Diamondbacks -120
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