Los Angeles Dodgers at Philadelphia Phillies 7/23/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Monday, July 23, 2018
Citizens Bank Park
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Probable Pitchers: Ross Stripling vs. Zach Eflin
Citizens Bank Park is the site of the matchup between the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Philadelphia Phillies on Monday, July 23, 2018. The probable starting pitchers are Ross Stripling for the Dodgers and Zach Eflin for the Phillies.
Los Angeles opens at -132 while Philadelphia opens at +122. The Dodgers have a 41-51-7 over/under record and a 43-56-0 run line mark. The Phillies are 45-51-0 against the run line and have a 41-50-5 over/under record.
Valuable Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 41-51-7 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 43-56-0 against the run line
Important Philadelphia Phillies Betting Trends
The Philadelphia Phillies are 41-50-5 against the over/under
The Philadelphia Phillies are 45-51-0 against the run line
Key Los Angeles Dodgers Injuries
07/21/18 3B Justin Turner Shoulder is "?" Sunday vs Milwaukee Brewers
07/09/18 RF Yasiel Puig Oblique 10-day DL (07/09)
07/07/18 P Yimi Garcia Forearm 10-day DL (07/04)
07/07/18 P Kenta Maeda Paternity List is out indefinitely
06/28/18 P Josh Fields Shoulder 10-day DL (06/28)
06/16/18 P Pedro Baez Biceps 10-day DL (06/13)
06/10/18 P Dennis Santana Rotator Cuff 60-day DL (06/05)
06/08/18 P Tony Cingrani Shoulder 10-day DL (06/07)
05/03/18 P Hyun-Jin Ryu Groin 60-day DL (05/03)
05/01/18 SS Corey Seager Elbow is out for season
03/30/18 P Zac Rosscup Finger 60-day DL (03/26)
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 Philadelphia Phillies Injuries
07/14/18 P Zach Eflin Blister 10-day DL (07/12)
07/10/18 CF Pedro Florimon Foot 60-day DL (07/10)
06/20/18 SS J.P. Crawford Hand 10-day DL (06/20)
06/16/18 P Luis Garcia Wrist 10-day DL (06/16)
05/08/18 P Adam Morgan Back 10-day DL (05/08)
04/27/18 P Ben Lively Back 10-day DL (04/27)
03/26/18 P Jerad Eickhoff Back 60-day DL (03/26)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Dodgers have a 54-44 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Ross Stripling has a 8-2 record with an earned run average of 2.08 and a WHIP of 1.08 this year. He has 108 strikeouts over his 95.1 innings pitched and he's given up 89 hits. He's allowed 8.4 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 2.72. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.83 and they have given up 329 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .235 against the bullpen and they've struck out 381 hitters and walked 140 batters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 8.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.5 batters per nine innings. They are 2nd in the league in team earned run average at 3.47. The Dodgers pitchers collectively have given up 796 base hits and 342 earned runs. They have allowed 105 home runs this season, ranking them 21st in the league. Los Angeles as a pitching staff has walked 270 batters and struck out 936. They have walked 2.7 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.5 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.20 and their FIP as a unit is 3.61.
As a team Los Angeles is hitting .245, good for 18th in the league. The Dodgers hold a .428 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .326, which is good for 9th in baseball. They rank 18th in MLB with 8.3 hits per game. Manny Machado is hitting .316 with an on-base percentage of .390. He has 118 hits this season in 373 at bats with 65 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .571 and an OPS+ of 164. Matt Kemp is hitting .311 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .354. He has totaled 95 hits and he has driven in 60 men in 305 at bats. His OPS+ is 135 while his slugging percentage is at .521. The Dodgers have 813 hits, including 178 doubles and 130 home runs. Los Angeles has walked 371 times so far this season and they have struck out 824 times as a unit. They have left 674 men on base and have a team OPS of .753. They score 4.7 runs per contest and have scored a total of 461 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Philadelphia has a 54-42 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.15, Zach Eflin has a 7-2 record and a 1.08 WHIP this season. He has 67 strikeouts over the 68.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 60 hits. He allows 7.9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.04. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.01 and they have given up 298 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .239 against the Phillies bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 336 batters and walked 122 opposing hitters. As a team, Philadelphia allows 8.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.1 batters per nine innings. They are 11th in the league in team earned run average at 3.85. The Phillies pitchers as a team have surrendered 781 base knocks and 366 earned runs this season. They have given up 94 home runs this year, which ranks 27th in Major League Baseball. Philadelphia as a staff has walked 286 hitters and struck out 864 batters. They give up a walk 3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.1 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.25 while their FIP as a staff is 3.69.
As a team, they are batting .237, good for 26th in the league. The Phillies hold a .391 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .320, which is good for 13th in baseball. They rank 26th in MLB with 7.9 hits per contest. Odubel Herrera comes into this matchup batting .278 with an OBP of .328. He has 102 hits this year along with 54 RBI in 367 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .460 with an OPS+ of 110. Cesar Hernandez is hitting .273 this season and he has an OBP of .381. He has collected 99 hits in 363 at bats while driving in 33 runs. He has an OPS+ of 108 and a slugging percentage of .386. The Phillies as a unit have 757 base hits, including 145 doubles and 105 homers. Philadelphia has walked 370 times this year and they have struck out on 911 occasions. They have had 670 men left on base and have an OPS of .711. They have scored 4.4 runs per game and totaled 422 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Dodgers/Phillies MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Dodgers -132
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