Atlanta Braves at Arizona Diamondbacks MLB Tips 5/10/2019
Friday, May 10, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Julio Teheran vs. Zack Greinke
The Atlanta Braves visit Chase Field on Friday, May 10, 2019 to play the Arizona Diamondbacks. The probable starters are Julio Teheran for the Braves and Zack Greinke for the Diamondbacks.
The opening line for this matchup has Atlanta at +137 and Arizona at -147. The Braves have a 20-15-2 over/under record and a 17-20-0 run line mark. The Diamondbacks are 24-13-0 against the run line and have a 20-15-2 over/under record.
Valuable Atlanta Braves Betting Trends
The Atlanta Braves are 20-15-2 against the over/under
The Atlanta Braves are 17-20-0 against the run line
Important Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 20-15-2 against the over/under
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 24-13-0 against the run line
Key Atlanta Braves Injuries
05/07/19 P Max Fried Hand left last game, is questionable for next scheduled start Sunday vs Arizona Diamondbacks
04/30/19 P Chad Sobotka Abdominal 10-day IL (04/29)
04/29/19 P Arodys Vizcaino Shoulder 60-day IL (04/28); is out for season
04/28/19 P Jesse Biddle Thigh 10-day IL (04/27)
04/15/19 P Jonny Venters Calf 10-day IL (04/15)
03/25/19 P Darren O'Day Arm 10-day IL (03/25)
Key Arizona Diamondbacks Injuries
04/08/19 C Alex Avila Quad 10-day IL (04/08)
04/05/19 3B Jake Lamb Quad 10-day IL (04/04)
03/27/19 RF Steven Souza Jr. ACL 10-day IL (03/26); is out for season
03/25/19 P Silvino Bracho Elbow 60-day IL (03/25)
03/25/19 P Taijuan Walker Elbow 60-day IL (03/25)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Braves have a 18-19 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Julio Teheran has a 2-4 record with an earned run average of 4.63 and a WHIP of 1.34 this season. He has 48 strikeouts over his 44.2 innings pitched and he's given up 40 hits. He's allowed 8.1 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.79. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.42 and they have given up 123 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .237 against the bullpen and they've struck out 148 hitters and walked 79 batters. As a team, Atlanta allows 8.4 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 4.56. The Braves pitchers collectively have given up 304 base hits and 165 earned runs. They have allowed 48 home runs this season, ranking them 15th in the league. Atlanta as a pitching staff has walked 156 batters and struck out 328. They have walked 4.3 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.1 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.41 and their FIP as a unit is 4.65.
As a team Atlanta is hitting .260, good for 3rd in the league. The Braves hold a .438 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .339, which is good for 5th in baseball. They rank 3rd in MLB with 8.9 hits per game. Freddie Freeman is hitting .301 with an on-base percentage of .405. He has 43 hits this season in 143 at bats with 22 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .517 and an OPS+ of 145. Ozzie Albies is hitting .283 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .329. He has totaled 45 hits and he has driven in 18 men in 159 at bats. His OPS+ is 112 while his slugging percentage is at .478. The Braves have 328 hits, including 64 doubles and 48 home runs. Atlanta has walked 144 times so far this season and they have struck out 307 times as a unit. They have left 277 men on base and have a team OPS of .777. They score 4.89 runs per contest and have scored a total of 181 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Arizona has a 21-16 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.42, Zack Greinke has a 5-1 record and a 0.96 WHIP. He has 50 strikeouts over the 50 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 40 hits. He's allowing 7.2 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.69. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.62 and they have given up 127 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .248 against the Diamondbacks bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 130 batters and walked 59 opposing hitters. As a team, Arizona allows 8.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.9 batters per nine innings. They are 16th in the league in team earned run average at 4.38. The Diamondbacks pitchers as a team have surrendered 316 base knocks and 165 earned runs this season. They have given up 49 home runs this year, which ranks 13th in Major League Baseball. Arizona as a staff has walked 133 hitters and struck out 337 batters. They give up a walk 3.5 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.9 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.32 while their FIP as a staff is 4.37.
As a team, they are batting .259, good for 4th in the league. The Diamondbacks hold a .457 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .323, which is good for 15th in baseball. They rank 2nd in MLB with 9.3 hits per contest. David Peralta comes into this matchup batting .313 with an OBP of .354. He has 47 hits this year along with 24 RBI in 150 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .520 with an OPS+ of 125. Adam Jones is hitting .263 this season and he has an OBP of .331. He has collected 36 hits in 137 at bats while driving in 20 runs. He has an OPS+ of 106 and a slugging percentage of .467. The Diamondbacks as a unit have 344 base hits, including 88 doubles and 54 homers. Arizona has walked 115 times this year and they have struck out on 338 occasions. They have had 253 men left on base and have an OPS of .780. They have scored 5.24 runs per game and totaled 194 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Braves/Diamondbacks MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Diamondbacks -147
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