Philadelphia Phillies at Arizona Diamondbacks 8/7/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Tuesday, August 7, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Nick Pivetta vs. Zack Greinke
Chase Field is the site of the matchup between the Philadelphia Phillies and the Arizona Diamondbacks on Tuesday, August 7, 2018. The probable starting pitchers are Nick Pivetta for the Phillies and Zack Greinke for the Diamondbacks.
Philadelphia opens at +170 while Arizona opens at -180. The Phillies have a 48-57-6 over/under record and a 56-55-0 run line mark. The Diamondbacks are 61-52-0 against the run line and have a 54-54-5 over/under record.
Valuable Philadelphia Phillies Betting Trends
The Philadelphia Phillies are 48-57-6 against the over/under
The Philadelphia Phillies are 56-55-0 against the run line
Important Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 54-54-5 against the over/under
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 61-52-0 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
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 63-48 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Nick Pivetta has a 6-9 record with an earned run average of 4.75 and a WHIP of 1.29 this year. He has 141 strikeouts over his 113.2 innings pitched and he's given up 115 hits. He's allowed 9.1 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.57. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.82 and they have given up 338 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .234 against the bullpen and they've struck out 391 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 6th in the league in team earned run average at 3.77. The Phillies pitchers collectively have given up 898 base hits and 418 earned runs. They have allowed 112 home runs this season, ranking them 26th in the league. Philadelphia as a pitching staff has walked 326 batters and struck out 1,005. 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 3.71.
As a team Philadelphia is hitting .238, good for 26th in the league. The Phillies hold a .398 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .320, which is good for 14th in baseball. They rank 27th in MLB with 8.0 hits per game. Cesar Hernandez is hitting .261 with an on-base percentage of .370. He has 108 hits this season in 414 at bats with 37 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .370 and an OPS+ of 100. Odubel Herrera is hitting .276 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .333. He has totaled 115 hits and he has driven in 60 men in 417 at bats. His OPS+ is 110 while his slugging percentage is at .460. The Phillies have 887 hits, including 167 doubles and 133 home runs. Philadelphia has walked 421 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,062 times as a unit. They have left 778 men on base and have a team OPS of .718. They score 4.42 runs per contest and have scored a total of 491 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Arizona has a 62-51 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 2.96, Zack Greinke has a 12-6 record and a 1.04 WHIP this season. He has 148 strikeouts over the 142.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 124 hits. He allows 7.8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.43. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.12 and they have given up 317 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .224 against the Diamondbacks bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 333 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 3.66. The Diamondbacks pitchers as a team have surrendered 911 base knocks and 415 earned runs this season. They have given up 128 home runs this year, which ranks 15th in Major League Baseball. Arizona as a staff has walked 347 hitters and struck out 1,000 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 .237, good for 28th in the league. The Diamondbacks hold a .401 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .315, which is good for 21st in baseball. They rank 28th in MLB with 8.0 hits per contest. A.J. Pollock comes into this matchup batting .285 with an OBP of .346. He has 70 hits this year along with 44 RBI in 246 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .553 with an OPS+ of 129. Paul Goldschmidt is hitting .276 this season and he has an OBP of .388. He has collected 115 hits in 416 at bats while driving in 60 runs. He has an OPS+ of 134 and a slugging percentage of .519. The Diamondbacks as a unit have 902 base hits, including 182 doubles and 122 homers. Arizona has walked 411 times this year and they have struck out on 1,018 occasions. They have had 762 men left on base and have an OPS of .717. They have scored 4.51 runs per game and totaled 510 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Phillies/Diamondbacks MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Phillies +170
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