Philadelphia Phillies at Arizona Diamondbacks 8/6/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Monday, August 6, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Jake Arrieta vs. Zack Godley
Chase Field is the site of the matchup between the Philadelphia Phillies and the Arizona Diamondbacks on Monday, August 6, 2018. The probable starting pitchers are Jake Arrieta for the Phillies and Zack Godley for the Diamondbacks.
Philadelphia opens at +120 while Arizona opens at -130. The Phillies have a 48-57-5 over/under record and a 55-55-0 run line mark. The Diamondbacks are 61-51-0 against the run line and have a 54-53-5 over/under record.
Valuable Philadelphia Phillies Betting Trends
The Philadelphia Phillies are 48-57-5 against the over/under
The Philadelphia Phillies are 55-55-0 against the run line
Important Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 54-53-5 against the over/under
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 61-51-0 against the run line
Key Philadelphia Phillies Injuries
07/23/18 P Edubray Ramos Knee 10-day DL (07/23)
07/19/18 C Wilson Ramos Hamstring 10-day DL (07/15)
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)
Key Arizona Diamondbacks Injuries
08/01/18 P Andrew Chafin Paternity List is out indefinitely
07/27/18 3B Jake Lamb Shoulder 10-day DL (07/27)
07/12/18 P Shelby Miller Elbow 60-day DL (07/12)
07/08/18 RF Jarrod Dyson Groin 10-day DL (07/05)
06/30/18 SS Deven Marrero Oblique 10-day DL (06/29)
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 Phillies have a 62-48 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Jake Arrieta has a 9-6 record with an earned run average of 3.32 and a WHIP of 1.24 this year. He has 87 strikeouts over his 119.1 innings pitched and he's given up 110 hits. He's allowed 8.3 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.96. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.83 and they have given up 336 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .235 against the bullpen and they've struck out 386 hitters and walked 141 batters. As a team, Philadelphia allows 8.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.1 batters per nine innings. They are 7th in the league in team earned run average at 3.77. The Phillies pitchers collectively have given up 889 base hits and 415 earned runs. They have allowed 110 home runs this season, ranking them 27th in the league. Philadelphia as a pitching staff has walked 324 batters and struck out 998. They have walked 2.9 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.1 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.23 and their FIP as a unit is 3.70.
As a team Philadelphia is hitting .238, good for 26th in the league. The Phillies hold a .399 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .319, which is good for 16th in baseball. They rank 28th in MLB with 8.0 hits per game. Cesar Hernandez is hitting .262 with an on-base percentage of .369. He has 108 hits this season in 412 at bats with 37 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .371 and an OPS+ of 100. Odubel Herrera is hitting .275 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .330. He has totaled 114 hits and he has driven in 58 men in 415 at bats. His OPS+ is 110 while his slugging percentage is at .460. The Phillies have 881 hits, including 167 doubles and 132 home runs. Philadelphia has walked 415 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,053 times as a unit. They have left 772 men on base and have a team OPS of .718. They score 4.42 runs per contest and have scored a total of 486 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Arizona has a 62-50 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.46, Zack Godley has a 12-6 record and a 1.47 WHIP this season. He has 130 strikeouts over the 123 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 122 hits. He allows 8.9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.93. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.12 and they have given up 316 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .225 against the Diamondbacks bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 330 batters and walked 137 opposing hitters. As a team, Arizona allows 8 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.8 batters per nine innings. They are 4th in the league in team earned run average at 3.67. The Diamondbacks pitchers as a team have surrendered 903 base knocks and 412 earned runs this season. They have given up 127 home runs this year, which ranks 15th in Major League Baseball. Arizona as a staff has walked 343 hitters and struck out 989 batters. They give up a walk 3.1 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.23 while their FIP as a staff is 3.96.
As a team, they are batting .238, good for 27th in the league. The Diamondbacks hold a .402 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .316, which is good for 20th in baseball. They rank 27th in MLB with 8.0 hits per contest. A.J. Pollock comes into this matchup batting .286 with an OBP of .347. He has 70 hits this year along with 44 RBI in 245 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .555 with an OPS+ of 130. Paul Goldschmidt is hitting .277 this season and he has an OBP of .385. He has collected 115 hits in 415 at bats while driving in 60 runs. He has an OPS+ of 133 and a slugging percentage of .520. The Diamondbacks as a unit have 898 base hits, including 181 doubles and 121 homers. Arizona has walked 407 times this year and they have struck out on 1,009 occasions. They have had 756 men left on base and have an OPS of .718. They have scored 4.54 runs per game and totaled 508 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Phillies/Diamondbacks MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Diamondbacks -130
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