Los Angeles Dodgers at Arizona Diamondbacks 9/25/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Tuesday, September 25, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Walker Buehler vs. Matt Koch
The Los Angeles Dodgers visit Chase Field on Tuesday, September 25, 2018 to play the Arizona Diamondbacks. The probable starters are Walker Buehler for the Dodgers and Matt Koch for the Diamondbacks.
The opening line for this matchup has Los Angeles at -200 and Arizona at +170. The Dodgers have a 69-79-8 over/under record and a 70-86-0 run line mark. The Diamondbacks are 80-76-0 against the run line and have a 71-79-6 over/under record.
Valuable Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 69-79-8 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 70-86-0 against the run line
Important Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 71-79-6 against the over/under
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 80-76-0 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 87-69 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Walker Buehler has a 7-5 record with an earned run average of 2.74 and a WHIP of 0.98 this season. He has 143 strikeouts over his 124.2 innings pitched and he's given up 90 hits. He's allowed 6.5 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.71 and they have given up 489 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .230 against the bullpen and they've struck out 599 hitters and walked 192 batters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 7.8 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 3.37. The Dodgers pitchers collectively have given up 1,233 base hits and 530 earned runs. They have allowed 170 home runs this season, ranking them 19th in the league. Los Angeles as a pitching staff has walked 405 batters and struck out 1,509. 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 3.57.
As a team Los Angeles is hitting .247, good for 17th in the league. The Dodgers hold a .438 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .330, which is good for 7th in baseball. They rank 16th in MLB with 8.4 hits per game. Max Muncy is hitting .257 with an on-base percentage of .389. He has 96 hits this season in 373 at bats with 72 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .571 and an OPS+ of 158. Manny Machado is hitting .296 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .367. He has totaled 179 hits and he has driven in 102 men in 604 at bats. His OPS+ is 147 while his slugging percentage is at .541. The Dodgers have 1,314 hits, including 279 doubles and 225 home runs. Los Angeles has walked 618 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,378 times as a unit. They have left 1,105 men on base and have a team OPS of .768. They score 4.87 runs per contest and have scored a total of 759 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Arizona has a 79-77 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.26, Matt Koch has a 5-5 record and a 1.24 WHIP. He has 48 strikeouts over the 82.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 83 hits. He's allowing 9.1 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.74. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.58 and they have given up 462 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .237 against the Diamondbacks bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 470 batters and walked 202 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 3.73. The Diamondbacks pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,259 base knocks and 582 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 492 hitters and struck out 1,389 batters. They give up a walk 3.2 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 3.91.
As a team, they are batting .235, good for 29th in the league. The Diamondbacks hold a .397 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. David Peralta comes into this matchup batting .297 with an OBP of .354. He has 161 hits this year along with 84 RBI in 542 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .520 with an OPS+ of 126. Paul Goldschmidt is hitting .294 this season and he has an OBP of .394. He has collected 169 hits in 575 at bats while driving in 83 runs. He has an OPS+ of 143 and a slugging percentage of .544. The Diamondbacks as a unit have 1,235 base hits, including 250 doubles and 167 homers. Arizona has walked 537 times this year and they have struck out on 1,402 occasions. They have had 1,046 men left on base and have an OPS of .707. They have scored 4.28 runs per game and totaled 668 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Dodgers/Diamondbacks MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Diamondbacks +170
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