Arizona Diamondbacks at Los Angeles Dodgers MLB Picks Against the Spread 8/11/2019
Sunday, August 11, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Mike Leake vs. Hyun-Jin Ryu
Dodger Stadium is the venue where Cody Bellinger and the Los Angeles Dodgers (77-40, 1st in NL West) will play the Arizona Diamondbacks (58-57, 2nd in NL West) on Sunday.
The Diamondbacks have been solid for baseball wagerers, having gone 58-57-0 SU. Los Angeles covers 65.8% of the time, going 77-40-0 straight up.
Valuable Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Diamondbacks have been an inconsistent Under option for O/U MLB wagerers, having gone 57-52-6.
The Diamondbacks cover 51.7% of the time on the road, having gone 31-29-0 straight up.
Important Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Trends
Los Angeles covers 75.4% of the time at Dodger Stadium, going 46-15-0 SU.
The Dodgers have been a pretty good Under option for O/U MLB wagerers, having gone 55-57-5.
Key Arizona Diamondbacks Injuries
8/7/2019 Matt Andriese RP Foot Expected to be out until at least Aug 15
8/5/2019 Luke Weaver SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Aug 15
8/2/2019 Taijuan Walker SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Aug 10
6/27/2019 Steven Souza RF Knee Out for the season
3/11/2019 Silvino Bracho RP Elbow Out for the season
Key Los Angeles Dodgers Injuries
8/7/2019 Jedd Gyorko 3B Wrist Expected to be out until at least Aug 9
8/7/2019 A.J CF Groin Probable for Aug 9
8/7/2019 Chris Taylor LF Forearm Expected to be out until at least Aug 20
8/6/2019 Alex Verdugo CF Oblique Expected to be out until at least Aug 23
8/6/2019 Ross Stripling RP Biceps Expected to be out until at least Aug 16
8/6/2019 Tom Koehler SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Aug 25
8/4/2019 Enrique Hernandez 2B Hand Expected to be out until at least Aug 15
8/4/2019 David Freese 1B Hamstring Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
8/2/2019 Scott Alexander RP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Aug 23
8/2/2019 Hyun-Jin Ryu SP Neck Expected to be out until at least Aug 11
7/14/2019 Rich Hill SP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Sep 2
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Diamondbacks have a 58-57 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Mike Leake has a 9-8 record with an earned run average of 4.24 and a WHIP of 1.29 this season. He has 103 strikeouts over his 142.1 innings pitched and he's given up 164 hits. He's allowed 10.4 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.74. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.50 and they have given up 384 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .247 against the bullpen and they've struck out 395 hitters and walked 167 batters. As a team, Arizona allows 8.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.8 batters per nine innings. They are 10th in the league in team earned run average at 4.3. The Diamondbacks pitchers collectively have given up 978 base hits and 495 earned runs. They have allowed 147 home runs this season, ranking them 21st in the league. Arizona as a pitching staff has walked 358 batters and struck out 1,007. They have walked 3.1 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.29 and their FIP as a unit is 4.27.
As a team Arizona is hitting .259, good for 9th in the league. The Diamondbacks hold a .447 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .329, which is good for 9th in baseball. They rank 8th in MLB with 9.1 hits per game. Eduardo Escobar is hitting .280 with an on-base percentage of .337. He has 125 hits this season in 446 at bats with 93 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .534 and an OPS+ of 121. Ketel Marte is hitting .319 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .382. He has totaled 141 hits and he has driven in 67 men in 442 at bats. His OPS+ is 143 while his slugging percentage is at .575. The Diamondbacks have 1,041 hits, including 216 doubles and 160 home runs. Arizona has walked 383 times so far this season and they have struck out 955 times as a unit. They have left 802 men on base and have a team OPS of .775. They score 5.22 runs per contest and have scored a total of 600 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Los Angeles has a 77-40 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 1.53, Hyun-Jin Ryu has a 11-2 record and a 0.94 WHIP. He has 117 strikeouts over the 135.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 111 hits. He's allowing 7.4 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 2.85. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.05 and they have given up 313 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .224 against the Dodgers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 374 batters and walked 131 opposing hitters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 7.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.2 batters per nine innings. They are 1st in the league in team earned run average at 3.33. The Dodgers pitchers as a team have surrendered 883 base knocks and 385 earned runs this season. They have given up 133 home runs this year, which ranks 28th in Major League Baseball. Los Angeles as a staff has walked 271 hitters and struck out 1,067 batters. They give up a walk 2.3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.2 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.11 while their FIP as a staff is 3.73.Related: Robert Ferringo teaches you 4 reasons you should be betting NFL Preseason on this exclusive YouTube Video - Here
As a team, they are batting .260, good for 8th in the league. The Dodgers hold a .466 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .340, which is good for 4th in baseball. They rank 11th in MLB with 8.8 hits per contest. Cody Bellinger comes into this matchup batting .321 with an OBP of .421. He has 129 hits this year along with 88 RBI in 402 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .664 with an OPS+ of 181. Max Muncy is hitting .262 this season and he has an OBP of .372. He has collected 101 hits in 386 at bats while driving in 75 runs. He has an OPS+ of 133 and a slugging percentage of .518. The Dodgers as a unit have 1,029 base hits, including 212 doubles and 192 homers. Los Angeles has walked 446 times this year and they have struck out on 958 occasions. They have had 841 men left on base and have an OPS of .807. They have scored 5.41 runs per game and totaled 633 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Diamondbacks/Dodgers MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Dodgers
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