Arizona Diamondbacks at Milwaukee Brewers MLB Picks & Predictions 8/25/2019
Sunday, August 25, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Robbie Ray vs. Zach Davies
Ketel Marte and the Arizona Diamondbacks (64-65, 2nd in NL West) go to Miller Park on Sunday where they'll take on the Milwaukee Brewers (66-62, 3rd in NL Central). The Diamondbacks open this game at +102 while the Brewers are coming in at -112. The total opens at 9.
The Diamondbacks have been inconsistent for MLB wagerers, having gone 64-65-0 SU. The Brewers cover 51.6% of the time, going 66-62-0 straight up.
Valuable Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Diamondbacks have been a good Over choice for over/under baseball wagerers, having gone 62-60-7.
Arizona is covering 50.7% of the time away from home, having gone 34-33-0 straight up.
Important Milwaukee Brewers Betting Trends
Milwaukee is covering 58.7% of the time at Miller Park, going 37-26-0 SU.
The Brewers have been a hot and cold Over choice for over/under baseball wagerers, having gone 58-66-4.
Key Arizona Diamondbacks Injuries
8/23/2019 Robbie Ray SP Back Expected to be out until at least Aug 25
8/17/2019 Yoshihisa Hirano RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Aug 27
8/15/2019 Luke Weaver SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Sep 15
8/12/2019 Taijuan Walker SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Sep 2
6/27/2019 Steven Souza RF Knee Out for the season
3/11/2019 Silvino Bracho RP Elbow Out for the season
Key Milwaukee Brewers Injuries
8/23/2019 Brent Suter SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
8/23/2019 Jimmy Nelson SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
8/17/2019 Brandon Woodruff SP Oblique Expected to be out until at least Sep 15
8/17/2019 Jhoulys Chacin SP Lat Expected to be out until at least Sep 16
4/14/2019 Corey Knebel RP Elbow Out for the season
4/4/2019 Bobby Wahl RP Knee Expected to be out until at least Sep 15
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Diamondbacks have a 64-65 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Robbie Ray has a 10-7 record with an earned run average of 3.99 and a WHIP of 1.28 this season. He has 187 strikeouts over his 142 innings pitched and he's given up 119 hits. He's allowed 7.5 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.08. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.43 and they have given up 448 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .250 against the bullpen and they've struck out 454 hitters and walked 186 batters. As a team, Arizona allows 8.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.6 batters per nine innings. They are 13th in the league in team earned run average at 4.44. The Diamondbacks pitchers collectively have given up 1,132 base hits and 573 earned runs. They have allowed 169 home runs this season, ranking them 19th in the league. Arizona as a pitching staff has walked 406 batters and struck out 1,116. They have walked 3.1 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.6 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.32 and their FIP as a unit is 4.36.
As a team Arizona is hitting .257, good for 11th in the league. The Diamondbacks hold a .448 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .326, which is good for 14th in baseball. They rank 9th in MLB with 9.0 hits per game. Ketel Marte is hitting .318 with an on-base percentage of .380. He has 156 hits this season in 490 at bats with 76 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .571 and an OPS+ of 141. Eduardo Escobar is hitting .269 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .323. He has totaled 135 hits and he has driven in 100 men in 502 at bats. His OPS+ is 113 while his slugging percentage is at .524. The Diamondbacks have 1,157 hits, including 229 doubles and 188 home runs. Arizona has walked 424 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,059 times as a unit. They have left 883 men on base and have a team OPS of .774. They score 5.16 runs per contest and have scored a total of 666 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Milwaukee has a 66-62 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.74, Zach Davies has a 8-6 record and a 1.38 WHIP. He has 82 strikeouts over the 127.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 133 hits. He's allowing 9.4 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.72. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.72 and they have given up 464 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .236 against the Brewers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 561 batters and walked 233 opposing hitters. As a team, Milwaukee allows 8.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.1 batters per nine innings. They are 20th in the league in team earned run average at 4.71. The Brewers pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,115 base knocks and 603 earned runs this season. They have given up 183 home runs this year, which ranks 15th in Major League Baseball. Milwaukee as a staff has walked 465 hitters and struck out 1,162 batters. They give up a walk 3.6 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.1 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.37 while their FIP as a staff is 4.61.
As a team, they are batting .251, good for 17th in the league. The Brewers hold a .445 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .330, which is good for 10th in baseball. They rank 15th in MLB with 8.6 hits per contest. Christian Yelich comes into this matchup batting .329 with an OBP of .422. He has 143 hits this year along with 89 RBI in 435 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .683 with an OPS+ of 178. Lorenzo Cain is hitting .254 this season and he has an OBP of .321. He has collected 118 hits in 465 at bats while driving in 40 runs. He has an OPS+ of 76 and a slugging percentage of .359. The Brewers as a unit have 1,106 base hits, including 220 doubles and 205 homers. Milwaukee has walked 486 times this year and they have struck out on 1,212 occasions. They have had 930 men left on base and have an OPS of .775. They have scored 4.81 runs per game and totaled 616 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Diamondbacks/Brewers MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Diamondbacks (+102)
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