Arizona Diamondbacks at Miami Marlins Baseball Betting Tips and Predictions 7/26/2019
Friday, July 26, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Zack Greinke vs. Sandy Alcantara
Eduardo Escobar and the Arizona Diamondbacks (52-51, 2nd in NL West) go to Marlins Park on Friday where they'll take on the Miami Marlins (38-62, 5th in NL East). The Diamondbacks open this game at -171 while the Marlins are priced at +161. The O/U opens at 7.5.
The Diamondbacks have been a decent bet for baseball bettors, having gone 52-51-0 SU. Miami is covering 38.0% of the time, going 38-62-0 straight up. The Diamondbacks have been a decent bet for baseball bettors as the favorite, going 22-18-0 SU. The Marlins are covering 35.8% of the time as the underdog, having gone 34-61-0 straight up.
Valuable Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Diamondbacks have been a hot and cold Under option for over/under baseball wagerers, having gone 50-47-6.
The Diamondbacks are covering 53.7% of the time as the road team, having gone 29-25-0 straight up.
Important Miami Marlins Betting Trends
Miami is covering 36.0% of the time at Marlins Park, going 18-32-0 SU.
The Marlins have been a solid Under option for over/under baseball wagerers, having gone 44-51-5.
Key Arizona Diamondbacks Injuries
7/20/2019 Matt Andriese RP Foot Expected to be out until at least Jul 30
7/13/2019 Luke Weaver SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Aug 5
6/27/2019 Steven Souza RF Knee Out for the season
5/30/2019 Taijuan Walker SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Aug 1
3/11/2019 Silvino Bracho RP Elbow Out for the season
Key Miami Marlins Injuries
7/23/2019 Pablo Lopez SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Aug 6
7/18/2019 JT Riddle CF Forearm Expected to be out until at least Jul 28
7/16/2019 Chad Wallach C Concussion Expected to be out until at least Aug 1
7/16/2019 Austin Brice RP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Jul 26
7/12/2019 Drew Steckenrider RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jul 31
7/11/2019 Julian Fernandez RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jul 31
7/8/2019 Jon Berti 3B Oblique Expected to be out until at least Jul 26
6/14/2019 Jose Urena SP Back Expected to be out until at least Aug 13
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Diamondbacks have a 52-51 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Zack Greinke has a 10-4 record with an earned run average of 2.93 and a WHIP of 0.95 this season. He has 123 strikeouts over his 135 innings pitched and he's given up 111 hits. He's allowed 7.4 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.19. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.37 and they have given up 343 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .244 against the bullpen and they've struck out 367 hitters and walked 152 batters. As a team, Arizona allows 8.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.8 batters per nine innings. They are 13th in the league in team earned run average at 4.28. The Diamondbacks pitchers collectively have given up 873 base hits and 443 earned runs. They have allowed 131 home runs this season, ranking them 20th in the league. Arizona as a pitching staff has walked 325 batters and struck out 914. 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 4.25.
As a team Arizona is hitting .260, good for 10th in the league. The Diamondbacks hold a .448 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .326, which is good for 11th in baseball. They rank 7th in MLB with 9.2 hits per game. Eduardo Escobar is hitting .289 with an on-base percentage of .344. He has 116 hits this season in 401 at bats with 79 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .549 and an OPS+ of 126. Ketel Marte is hitting .321 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .375. He has totaled 128 hits and he has driven in 62 men in 399 at bats. His OPS+ is 142 while his slugging percentage is at .579. The Diamondbacks have 943 hits, including 200 doubles and 144 home runs. Arizona has walked 329 times so far this season and they have struck out 868 times as a unit. They have left 725 men on base and have a team OPS of .775. They score 5.16 runs per contest and have scored a total of 531 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Miami has a 38-62 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.25, Sandy Alcantara has a 4-9 record and a 1.45 WHIP. He has 80 strikeouts over the 112.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 111 hits. He's allowing 8.9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.82. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.86 and they have given up 324 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .249 against the Marlins bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 351 batters and walked 149 opposing hitters. As a team, Miami allows 8.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.8 batters per nine innings. They are 14th in the league in team earned run average at 4.34. The Marlins pitchers as a team have surrendered 815 base knocks and 429 earned runs this season. They have given up 125 home runs this year, which ranks 25th in Major League Baseball. Miami as a staff has walked 361 hitters and struck out 870 batters. They give up a walk 3.6 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.32 while their FIP as a staff is 4.47.
As a team, they are batting .237, good for 27th in the league. The Marlins hold a .359 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .294, which is good for 29th in baseball. They rank 28th in MLB with 8.0 hits per contest. Brian Anderson comes into this matchup batting .242 with an OBP of .323. He has 87 hits this year along with 46 RBI in 359 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .421 with an OPS+ of 99. Starlin Castro is hitting .248 this season and he has an OBP of .274. He has collected 99 hits in 399 at bats while driving in 42 runs. He has an OPS+ of 69 and a slugging percentage of .356. The Marlins as a unit have 804 base hits, including 156 doubles and 81 homers. Miami has walked 235 times this year and they have struck out on 904 occasions. They have had 648 men left on base and have an OPS of .654. They have scored 3.57 runs per game and totaled 357 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Diamondbacks/Marlins MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Marlins +161
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