Atlanta Braves at Arizona Diamondbacks MLB Tips 5/12/2019
Sunday, May 12, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Max Fried vs. Zack Godley
The Atlanta Braves visit Chase Field on Sunday, May 12, 2019 to play the Arizona Diamondbacks. The probable starters are Max Fried for the Braves and Zack Godley for the Diamondbacks.
The opening line for this matchup has Atlanta at +120 and Arizona at -130. The Braves have a 20-17-2 over/under record and a 18-21-0 run line mark. The Diamondbacks are 25-14-0 against the run line and have a 20-17-2 over/under record.
Valuable Atlanta Braves Betting Trends
The Atlanta Braves are 20-17-2 against the over/under
The Atlanta Braves are 18-21-0 against the run line
Important Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 20-17-2 against the over/under
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 25-14-0 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)
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 19-20 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Max Fried has a 4-2 record with an earned run average of 2.97 and a WHIP of 1.09 this season. He has 34 strikeouts over his 39.1 innings pitched and he's given up 35 hits. He's allowed 8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.73. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.36 and they have given up 131 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .240 against the bullpen and they've struck out 154 hitters and walked 82 batters. As a team, Atlanta allows 8.3 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 4.42. The Braves pitchers collectively have given up 319 base hits and 169 earned runs. They have allowed 49 home runs this season, ranking them 17th in the league. Atlanta as a pitching staff has walked 164 batters and struck out 342. They have walked 4.3 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.9 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.40 and their FIP as a unit is 4.60.
As a team Atlanta is hitting .257, good for 5th in the league. The Braves hold a .434 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .334, which is good for 7th in baseball. They rank 6th in MLB with 8.7 hits per game. Freddie Freeman is hitting .305 with an on-base percentage of .403. He has 46 hits this season in 151 at bats with 23 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .517 and an OPS+ of 144. Ozzie Albies is hitting .275 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .324. He has totaled 46 hits and he has driven in 19 men in 167 at bats. His OPS+ is 108 while his slugging percentage is at .467. The Braves have 340 hits, including 67 doubles and 50 home runs. Atlanta has walked 147 times so far this season and they have struck out 324 times as a unit. They have left 286 men on base and have a team OPS of .768. They score 4.74 runs per contest and have scored a total of 185 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Arizona has a 22-17 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 7.49, Zack Godley has a 1-2 record and a 1.72 WHIP. He has 29 strikeouts over the 33.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 37 hits. He's allowing 9.9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.38. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.59 and they have given up 131 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .247 against the Diamondbacks bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 134 batters and walked 60 opposing hitters. As a team, Arizona allows 8.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.9 batters per nine innings. They are 14th in the league in team earned run average at 4.25. The Diamondbacks pitchers as a team have surrendered 328 base knocks and 169 earned runs this season. They have given up 51 home runs this year, which ranks 13th in Major League Baseball. Arizona as a staff has walked 136 hitters and struck out 354 batters. They give up a walk 3.4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.9 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.30 while their FIP as a staff is 4.31.
As a team, they are batting .257, good for 6th in the league. The Diamondbacks hold a .454 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .323, which is good for 16th in baseball. They rank 2nd in MLB with 9.2 hits per contest. David Peralta comes into this matchup batting .321 with an OBP of .359. He has 51 hits this year along with 26 RBI in 159 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .547 with an OPS+ of 133. Adam Jones is hitting .255 this season and he has an OBP of .325. He has collected 37 hits in 145 at bats while driving in 20 runs. He has an OPS+ of 100 and a slugging percentage of .448. The Diamondbacks as a unit have 359 base hits, including 92 doubles and 55 homers. Arizona has walked 123 times this year and they have struck out on 352 occasions. They have had 274 men left on base and have an OPS of .776. They have scored 5.08 runs per game and totaled 198 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Braves/Diamondbacks MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Diamondbacks -130
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