Los Angeles Dodgers at Arizona Diamondbacks 9/24/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Monday, September 24, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Clayton Kershaw vs. Robbie Ray
The Los Angeles Dodgers visit Chase Field on Monday, September 24, 2018 to play the Arizona Diamondbacks. The probable starters are Clayton Kershaw for the Dodgers and Robbie Ray for the Diamondbacks.
The opening line for this matchup has Los Angeles at -170 and Arizona at +145. The Dodgers have a 69-79-7 over/under record and a 70-85-0 run line mark. The Diamondbacks are 80-75-0 against the run line and have a 71-78-6 over/under record.
Valuable Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 69-79-7 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 70-85-0 against the run line
Important Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 71-78-6 against the over/under
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 80-75-0 against the run line
Key Los Angeles Dodgers Injuries
09/18/18 P Daniel Hudson Forearm 60-day DL (08/25)
09/03/18 P Brock Stewart Oblique 60-day DL (09/03)
08/18/18 P Erik Goeddel Elbow 60-day DL (08/17)
06/10/18 P Dennis Santana Rotator Cuff 60-day DL (06/05)
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)
Key Arizona Diamondbacks Injuries
09/15/18 P Clay Buchholz Elbow is out for season
09/04/18 3B Jake Lamb Shoulder 60-day DL (09/04)
07/12/18 P Shelby Miller Elbow 60-day DL (07/12)
07/08/18 RF Jarrod Dyson Groin 60-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)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Dodgers have a 86-69 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Clayton Kershaw has a 8-5 record with an earned run average of 2.45 and a WHIP of 1.02 this season. He has 145 strikeouts over his 150.1 innings pitched and he's given up 125 hits. He's allowed 7.5 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.21. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.73 and they have given up 488 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .231 against the bullpen and they've struck out 594 hitters and walked 192 batters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 7.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.6 batters per nine innings. They are 2nd in the league in team earned run average at 3.39. The Dodgers pitchers collectively have given up 1,228 base hits and 530 earned runs. They have allowed 170 home runs this season, ranking them 18th in the league. Los Angeles as a pitching staff has walked 405 batters and struck out 1,496. They have walked 2.6 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.6 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.16 and their FIP as a unit is 3.59.
As a team Los Angeles is hitting .246, good for 17th in the league. The Dodgers hold a .436 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .329, which is good for 9th in baseball. They rank 17th in MLB with 8.4 hits per game. Manny Machado is hitting .295 with an on-base percentage of .366. He has 177 hits this season in 600 at bats with 100 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .537 and an OPS+ of 146. Max Muncy is hitting .253 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .387. He has totaled 94 hits and he has driven in 68 men in 371 at bats. His OPS+ is 157 while his slugging percentage is at .569. The Dodgers have 1,298 hits, including 276 doubles and 222 home runs. Los Angeles has walked 614 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,367 times as a unit. They have left 1,098 men on base and have a team OPS of .765. They score 4.81 runs per contest and have scored a total of 745 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Arizona has a 79-76 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.92, Robbie Ray has a 6-2 record and a 1.32 WHIP. He has 150 strikeouts over the 114.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 88 hits. He's allowing 6.9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.24. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.61 and they have given up 461 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .238 against the Diamondbacks bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 462 batters and walked 200 opposing hitters. As a team, Arizona allows 8.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.9 batters per nine innings. They are 6th in the league in team earned run average at 3.74. The Diamondbacks pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,252 base knocks and 580 earned runs this season. They have given up 168 home runs this year, which ranks 20th in Major League Baseball. Arizona as a staff has walked 487 hitters and struck out 1,376 batters. They give up a walk 3.1 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.9 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.25 while their FIP as a staff is 3.92.
As a team, they are batting .236, good for 28th in the league. The Diamondbacks hold a .398 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .310, which is good for 23rd in baseball. They rank 29th in MLB with 7.9 hits per contest. Paul Goldschmidt comes into this matchup batting .296 with an OBP of .396. He has 169 hits this year along with 83 RBI in 571 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .548 with an OPS+ of 145. David Peralta is hitting .295 this season and he has an OBP of .351. He has collected 159 hits in 539 at bats while driving in 84 runs. He has an OPS+ of 125 and a slugging percentage of .519. The Diamondbacks as a unit have 1,228 base hits, including 250 doubles and 167 homers. Arizona has walked 534 times this year and they have struck out on 1,393 occasions. They have had 1,036 men left on base and have an OPS of .708. They have scored 4.31 runs per game and totaled 668 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Dodgers/Diamondbacks MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Diamondbacks +145
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