Milwaukee Brewers at Arizona Diamondbacks 5/14/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Monday, May 14, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Junior Guerra vs. Patrick Corbin
The Milwaukee Brewers visit Chase Field on Monday, May 14, 2018 to play the Arizona Diamondbacks. The probable starters are Junior Guerra for the Brewers and Patrick Corbin for the Diamondbacks.
The opening line for this matchup has Milwaukee at +145 and Arizona at -155. The Brewers have a 14-24-2 over/under record and a 22-18-0 run line mark. The Diamondbacks are 22-17-0 against the run line and have a 16-21-2 over/under record.
Valuable Milwaukee Brewers Betting Trends
The Milwaukee Brewers are 14-24-2 against the over/under
The Milwaukee Brewers are 22-18-0 against the run line
Important Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 16-21-2 against the over/under
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 22-17-0 against the run line
Key Milwaukee Brewers Injuries
05/13/18 P Chase Anderson Illness 10-day DL (05/12)
05/13/18 CF Lorenzo Cain Rest is not in the starting lineup Sunday vs Colorado Rockies
05/13/18 SS Orlando Arcia Rest is not in the starting lineup Sunday vs Colorado Rockies
05/09/18 SS Nick Franklin Quad 10-day DL (05/09)
05/09/18 P Wade Miley Oblique 60-day DL (05/09)
05/03/18 P Zach Davies Shoulder 10-day DL (04/30)
04/25/18 1B Eric Thames Thumb 10-day DL (04/25)
03/29/18 C Stephen Vogt Shoulder 60-day DL (03/26)
03/26/18 P Jimmy Nelson Shoulder 60-day DL (03/26)
Key Arizona Diamondbacks Injuries
05/09/18 P Braden Shipley Elbow 10-day DL (05/07)
05/05/18 P Taijuan Walker Forearm 60-day DL (05/05); is out for season
04/30/18 P Robbie Ray Oblique 10-day DL (04/30)
04/03/18 3B Jake Lamb Shoulder 10-day DL (04/03)
03/29/18 P Randall Delgado Oblique 10-day DL (03/26)
03/26/18 P Shelby Miller Elbow 60-day DL (02/19)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Brewers have a 23-17 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Junior Guerra has a 2-3 record with an earned run average of 3.09 and a WHIP of 1.22 this season. He has 34 strikeouts over his 32 innings pitched and he's given up 25 hits. He's allowed 7 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.84. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.55 and they have given up 117 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .207 against the bullpen and they've struck out 177 hitters and walked 57 batters. As a team, Milwaukee allows 7.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.2 batters per nine innings. They are 8th in the league in team earned run average at 3.58. The Brewers pitchers collectively have given up 313 base hits and 143 earned runs. They have allowed 43 home runs this season, ranking them 16th in the league. Milwaukee as a pitching staff has walked 135 batters and struck out 327. They have walked 3.4 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.2 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.25 and their FIP as a unit is 4.16.
As a team Milwaukee is hitting .240, good for 21st in the league. The Brewers hold a .384 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .309, which is good for 24th in baseball. They rank 19th in MLB with 8.1 hits per game. Lorenzo Cain is hitting .292 with an on-base percentage of .395. He has 40 hits this season in 137 at bats with 13 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .467 and an OPS+ of 134. Domingo Santana is hitting .256 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .338. He has totaled 30 hits and he has driven in 8 men in 117 at bats. His OPS+ is 80 while his slugging percentage is at .316. The Brewers have 322 hits, including 61 doubles and 43 home runs. Milwaukee has walked 130 times so far this season and they have struck out 348 times as a unit. They have left 273 men on base and have a team OPS of .693. They score 3.83 runs per contest and have scored a total of 153 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Arizona has a 24-15 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 2.12, Patrick Corbin has a 4-0 record and a 0.82 WHIP. He has 67 strikeouts over the 51 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 29 hits. He's allowing 5.1 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 2.93. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.33 and they have given up 97 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .193 against the Diamondbacks bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 125 batters and walked 50 opposing hitters. As a team, Arizona allows 7.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.1 batters per nine innings. They are 2nd in the league in team earned run average at 3.09. The Diamondbacks pitchers as a team have surrendered 288 base knocks and 123 earned runs this season. They have given up 34 home runs this year, which ranks 26th in Major League Baseball. Arizona as a staff has walked 127 hitters and struck out 361 batters. They give up a walk 3.2 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.1 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.16 while their FIP as a staff is 3.55.
As a team, they are batting .224, good for 30th in the league. The Diamondbacks hold a .392 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .304, which is good for 26th in baseball. They rank 30th in MLB with 7.5 hits per contest. A.J. Pollock comes into this matchup batting .296 with an OBP of .354. He has 42 hits this year along with 33 RBI in 142 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .641 with an OPS+ of 157. David Peralta is hitting .300 this season and he has an OBP of .387. He has collected 39 hits in 130 at bats while driving in 20 runs. He has an OPS+ of 137 and a slugging percentage of .515. The Diamondbacks as a unit have 291 base hits, including 63 doubles and 43 homers. Arizona has walked 145 times this year and they have struck out on 378 occasions. They have had 254 men left on base and have an OPS of .696. They have scored 4.1 runs per game and totaled 160 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Brewers/Diamondbacks MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Brewers +145
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