Los Angeles Dodgers at Philadelphia Phillies 7/24/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Tuesday, July 24, 2018
Citizens Bank Park
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Probable Pitchers: Kenta Maeda vs. Aaron Nola
The Los Angeles Dodgers visit Citizens Bank Park on Tuesday, July 24, 2018 to play the Philadelphia Phillies. The probable starters are Kenta Maeda for the Dodgers and Aaron Nola for the Phillies.
The opening line for this matchup has Los Angeles at +115 and Philadelphia at -125. The Dodgers have a 42-51-7 over/under record and a 44-56-0 run line mark. The Phillies are 46-52-0 against the run line and have a 42-51-5 over/under record.
Valuable Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 42-51-7 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 44-56-0 against the run line
Important Philadelphia Phillies Betting Trends
The Philadelphia Phillies are 42-51-5 against the over/under
The Philadelphia Phillies are 46-52-0 against the run line
Key Los Angeles Dodgers Injuries
07/22/18 3B Justin Turner Groin left last game, is "?" Monday vs Philadelphia Phillies
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
07/23/18 P Edubray Ramos Knee 10-day DL (07/23)
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)
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 55-44 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Kenta Maeda has a 7-5 record with an earned run average of 3.12 and a WHIP of 1.22 this season. He has 108 strikeouts over his 86.2 innings pitched and he's given up 74 hits. He's allowed 7.7 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 2.78. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.79 and they have given up 330 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .234 against the bullpen and they've struck out 385 hitters and walked 141 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 3.46. The Dodgers pitchers collectively have given up 802 base hits and 344 earned runs. They have allowed 105 home runs this season, ranking them 21st in the league. Los Angeles as a pitching staff has walked 274 batters and struck out 944. They have walked 2.8 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 3.60.
As a team Los Angeles is hitting .247, good for 14th in the league. The Dodgers hold a .431 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .327, which is good for 8th in baseball. They rank 16th in MLB with 8.4 hits per game. Manny Machado is hitting .317 with an on-base percentage of .390. He has 120 hits this season in 378 at bats with 66 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .571 and an OPS+ of 164. Matt Kemp is hitting .316 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .358. He has totaled 98 hits and he has driven in 62 men in 310 at bats. His OPS+ is 141 while his slugging percentage is at .542. The Dodgers have 828 hits, including 181 doubles and 132 home runs. Los Angeles has walked 374 times so far this season and they have struck out 831 times as a unit. They have left 681 men on base and have a team OPS of .757. They score 4.77 runs per contest and have scored a total of 472 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Philadelphia has a 55-43 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 2.30, Aaron Nola has a 12-3 record and a 0.98 WHIP. He has 131 strikeouts over the 129 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 91 hits. He's allowing 6.3 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 2.61. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.02 and they have given up 305 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .240 against the Phillies bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 341 batters and walked 123 opposing hitters. As a team, Philadelphia allows 8.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.1 batters per nine innings. They are 10th in the league in team earned run average at 3.84. The Phillies pitchers as a team have surrendered 798 base knocks and 373 earned runs this season. They have given up 95 home runs this year, which ranks 27th in Major League Baseball. Philadelphia as a staff has walked 288 hitters and struck out 885 batters. They give up a walk 3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.1 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.24 while their FIP as a staff is 3.66.
As a team, they are batting .236, good for 26th in the league. The Phillies hold a .390 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 .280 with an OBP of .331. He has 105 hits this year along with 55 RBI in 375 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .467 with an OPS+ of 112. Cesar Hernandez is hitting .271 this season and he has an OBP of .378. He has collected 100 hits in 369 at bats while driving in 33 runs. He has an OPS+ of 106 and a slugging percentage of .382. The Phillies as a unit have 771 base hits, including 147 doubles and 108 homers. Philadelphia has walked 377 times this year and they have struck out on 931 occasions. They have had 688 men left on base and have an OPS of .711. They have scored 4.38 runs per game and totaled 429 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Dodgers/Phillies MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Dodgers +115
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