Los Angeles Dodgers at Arizona Diamondbacks 9/26/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Wednesday, September 26, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Ross Stripling vs. Zack Greinke
Chase Field is the site of the matchup between the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Arizona Diamondbacks on Wednesday, September 26, 2018. The probable starting pitchers are Ross Stripling for the Dodgers and Zack Greinke for the Diamondbacks.
Los Angeles opens at -115 while Arizona opens at -105. The Dodgers have a 70-79-8 over/under record and a 70-87-0 run line mark. The Diamondbacks are 80-77-0 against the run line and have a 72-79-6 over/under record.
Valuable Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 70-79-8 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 70-87-0 against the run line
Important Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 72-79-6 against the over/under
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 80-77-0 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 88-69 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Ross Stripling has a 8-5 record with an earned run average of 2.84 and a WHIP of 1.15 this year. He has 134 strikeouts over his 120.1 innings pitched and he's given up 118 hits. He's allowed 8.8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.28. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.70 and they have given up 490 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .230 against the bullpen and they've struck out 603 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 3.38. The Dodgers pitchers collectively have given up 1,240 base hits and 534 earned runs. They have allowed 172 home runs this season, ranking them 18th in the league. Los Angeles as a pitching staff has walked 406 batters and struck out 1,519. 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 .437 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .331, which is good for 7th in baseball. They rank 16th in MLB with 8.4 hits per game. Manny Machado is hitting .296 with an on-base percentage of .367. He has 180 hits this season in 608 at bats with 104 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .541 and an OPS+ of 147. Max Muncy is hitting .259 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .392. He has totaled 97 hits and he has driven in 73 men in 374 at bats. His OPS+ is 159 while his slugging percentage is at .572. The Dodgers have 1,323 hits, including 281 doubles and 226 home runs. Los Angeles has walked 626 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,389 times as a unit. They have left 1,115 men on base and have a team OPS of .768. They score 4.88 runs per contest and have scored a total of 766 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Arizona has a 79-78 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.21, Zack Greinke has a 14-11 record and a 1.06 WHIP this season. He has 193 strikeouts over the 201.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 173 hits. He allows 7.7 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.74. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.64 and they have given up 467 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .237 against the Diamondbacks bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 474 batters and walked 207 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 3.75. The Diamondbacks pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,268 base knocks and 589 earned runs this season. They have given up 169 home runs this year, which ranks 21st in Major League Baseball. Arizona as a staff has walked 500 hitters and struck out 1,400 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 .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 .293 with an OBP of .393. He has 169 hits this year along with 83 RBI in 576 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .543 with an OPS+ of 143. David Peralta is hitting .296 this season and he has an OBP of .353. He has collected 161 hits in 544 at bats while driving in 84 runs. He has an OPS+ of 125 and a slugging percentage of .518. The Diamondbacks as a unit have 1,242 base hits, including 252 doubles and 169 homers. Arizona has walked 538 times this year and they have struck out on 1,412 occasions. They have had 1,051 men left on base and have an OPS of .707. They have scored 4.28 runs per game and totaled 672 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Dodgers/Diamondbacks MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Dodgers -115
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