Los Angeles Dodgers at Arizona Diamondbacks 4/4/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Wednesday, April 4, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Alex Wood vs. Patrick Corbin
The Los Angeles Dodgers head to Chase Field on Wednesday, April 4, 2018 to take on the Arizona Diamondbacks. The expected starting pitchers are Alex Wood for the Dodgers and Patrick Corbin for the Diamondbacks.
The odds for this matchup have Los Angeles at -128 and Arizona at +118. The Dodgers have a 3-2-0 over/under mark and a 3-2-0 run line record. The Diamondbacks are 2-2-0 against the run line and have a 3-1-0 over/under record.
Valuable Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 3-2-0 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 3-2-0 against the run line
Important Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 3-1-0 against the over/under
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 2-2-0 against the run line
Key Los Angeles Dodgers Injuries
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 10-day DL (03/26)
03/30/18 P Yimi Garcia Elbow 10-day DL (03/26)
Key Arizona Diamondbacks Injuries
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 2-3 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Alex Wood had a 16-3 record with an earned run average of 2.72 and a WHIP of 1.06 last year. He had 151 strikeouts over his 152.1 innings pitched and he gave up 123 hits. He allowed 7.3 hits per 9 innings and he had a FIP of 3.32. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.49 and they have given up 15 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .200 against the bullpen and they've struck out 16 hitters and walked 7 batters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 7 hits per nine innings while striking out 8 batters per nine innings. They are 1st in the league in team earned run average at 1.79. The Dodgers pitchers collectively have given up 39 base hits and 10 earned runs. They have allowed 3 home runs this season, ranking them 26th in the league. Los Angeles as a pitching staff has walked 18 batters and struck out 45. They have walked 3.2 men per 9 innings while striking out 8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.13 and their FIP as a unit is 2.92.
As a team Los Angeles is hitting .200, good for 26th in the league. The Dodgers hold a .275 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .252, which is good for 28th in baseball. They rank 29th in MLB with 4.8 hits per game. Yasiel Puig is hitting .231 with an on-base percentage of .267. He has 3 hits this season in 13 at bats with 2 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .308 and an OPS+ of 53. Chris Taylor is hitting .267 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .313. He has totaled 4 hits and he has driven in 0 men in 15 at bats. His OPS+ is 106 while his slugging percentage is at .467. The Dodgers have 24 hits, including 4 doubles and 2 home runs. Los Angeles has walked 8 times so far this season and they have struck out 30 times as a unit. They have left 34 men on base and have a team OPS of .527. They score 2.8 runs per contest and have scored a total of 14 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Arizona has a 3-1 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.03, Patrick Corbin had a 14-13 record and a 1.42 WHIP last season. He had 178 strikeouts over the 189.2 innings he pitched. He also gave up 208 hits. He allowed 9.9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stood at 4.08. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.61 and they have given up 17 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .221 against the Diamondbacks bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 16 batters and walked 9 opposing hitters. As a team, Arizona allows 9.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.6 batters per nine innings. They are 15th in the league in team earned run average at 3.86. The Diamondbacks pitchers as a team have surrendered 44 base knocks and 18 earned runs this season. They have given up 9 home runs this year, which ranks 1st in Major League Baseball. Arizona as a staff has walked 15 hitters and struck out 45 batters. They give up a walk 3.2 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.6 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.41 while their FIP as a staff is 4.58.
As a team, they are batting .258, good for 10th in the league. The Diamondbacks hold a .371 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .368, which is good for 4th in baseball. They rank 26th in MLB with 6.3 hits per contest. Jake Lamb comes into this matchup batting .250 with an OBP of .308. He has 3 hits this year along with 4 RBI in 12 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .333 with an OPS+ of 72. Nick Ahmed is hitting .455 this season and he has an OBP of .500. He has collected 5 hits in 11 at bats while driving in 6 runs. He has an OPS+ of 268 and a slugging percentage of .909. The Diamondbacks as a unit have 25 base hits, including 4 doubles and 2 homers. Arizona has walked 16 times this year and they have struck out on 28 occasions. They have had 33 men left on base and have an OPS of .740. They have scored 4.5 runs per game and totaled 18 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Dodgers/Diamondbacks MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Dodgers -128
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