Los Angeles Dodgers at Arizona Diamondbacks MLB Picks Against the Spread 6/25/2019
Tuesday, June 25, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Ross Stripling vs. Robbie Ray
Chase Field is the site where Eduardo Escobar and the Arizona Diamondbacks (39-40, 3rd in NL West) will play the Los Angeles Dodgers (54-25, 1st in NL West) on Tuesday. The Diamondbacks open this matchup at +140 while the Dodgers are coming in at -150. The total is set at 9.5.
The Dodgers have been awful for Las Vegas oddsmakers, having gone 54-25-0 SU. The Diamondbacks cover 49.4% of the time, going 39-40-0 straight up. The Dodgers have been a great option for MLB bettors as a favorite, going 54-23-0 SU. Arizona is covering 46.9% of the time as the underdog, having gone 23-26-0 straight up.
Valuable Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Trends
The Dodgers have been a good Over option for over/under wagerers, having gone 38-37-4.
The Dodgers cover 55.6% of the time as the road team, having gone 20-16-0 straight up.
Important Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
Arizona is covering 41.7% of the time at Chase Field, going 15-21-0 SU.
The Diamondbacks have been a good Over option for over/under wagerers, having gone 40-36-3.
Key Los Angeles Dodgers Injuries
6/23/2019 David Freese 1B Hamstring Expected to be out until at least Jul 2
6/21/2019 Josh Sborz RP Back Expected to be out until at least Jul 2
6/21/2019 Scott Alexander RP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Jun 28
6/21/2019 Corey Seager SS Hamstring Expected to be out until at least Jul 12
6/20/2019 Rich Hill SP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
6/18/2019 A.J CF Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jul 15
6/2/2019 Tony Cingrani RP Shoulder Out for the season
2/6/2019 Tom Koehler SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jul 1
Key Arizona Diamondbacks Injuries
6/23/2019 Ketel Marte CF Groin Probable for Jun 24
6/20/2019 Jake Lamb 1B Quadriceps Expected to be out until at least Jun 24
6/16/2019 Alex Avila C Calf Expected to be out until at least Jun 30
6/14/2019 Jon Duplantier RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jul 2
5/30/2019 Taijuan Walker SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Aug 1
5/27/2019 Luke Weaver SP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Jun 28
5/23/2019 Wilmer Flores 2B Foot Expected to be out until at least Jun 25
3/28/2019 Steven Souza RF Knee Out for the season
3/11/2019 Silvino Bracho RP Elbow Out for the season
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Dodgers have a 54-25 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Ross Stripling has a 3-2 record with an earned run average of 3.08 and a WHIP of 1.17 this season. He has 48 strikeouts over his 49.2 innings pitched and he's given up 42 hits. He's allowed 7.6 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.65. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.22 and they have given up 201 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .221 against the bullpen and they've struck out 237 hitters and walked 83 batters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 7.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 9 batters per nine innings. They are 1st in the league in team earned run average at 3.16. The Dodgers pitchers collectively have given up 571 base hits and 247 earned runs. They have allowed 90 home runs this season, ranking them 27th in the league. Los Angeles as a pitching staff has walked 175 batters and struck out 705. They have walked 2.2 men per 9 innings while striking out 9 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.06 and their FIP as a unit is 3.71.
As a team Los Angeles is hitting .266, good for 5th in the league. The Dodgers hold a .472 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .346, which is good for 1st in baseball. They rank 8th in MLB with 9.0 hits per game. Cody Bellinger is hitting .349 with an on-base percentage of .444. He has 95 hits this season in 272 at bats with 61 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .699 and an OPS+ of 194. Max Muncy is hitting .280 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .382. He has totaled 72 hits and he has driven in 46 men in 257 at bats. His OPS+ is 137 while his slugging percentage is at .533. The Dodgers have 709 hits, including 140 doubles and 128 home runs. Los Angeles has walked 305 times so far this season and they have struck out 617 times as a unit. They have left 586 men on base and have a team OPS of .819. They score 5.25 runs per contest and have scored a total of 415 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Arizona has a 39-40 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.87, Robbie Ray has a 5-4 record and a 1.34 WHIP. He has 115 strikeouts over the 88.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 75 hits. He's allowing 7.6 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.69. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.43 and they have given up 277 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .250 against the Diamondbacks bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 273 batters and walked 112 opposing hitters. As a team, Arizona allows 8.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.6 batters per nine innings. They are 14th in the league in team earned run average at 4.34. The Diamondbacks pitchers as a team have surrendered 692 base knocks and 347 earned runs this season. They have given up 97 home runs this year, which ranks 22nd in Major League Baseball. Arizona as a staff has walked 249 hitters and struck out 690 batters. They give up a walk 3.1 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.6 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.31 while their FIP as a staff is 4.18.Related: MLB Baseball First Five Innings Betting Strategy
As a team, they are batting .257, good for 12th in the league. The Diamondbacks hold a .452 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .323, which is good for 16th in baseball. They rank 6th in MLB with 9.1 hits per contest. Eduardo Escobar comes into this matchup batting .282 with an OBP of .341. He has 86 hits this year along with 59 RBI in 305 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .538 with an OPS+ of 123. Ketel Marte is hitting .309 this season and he has an OBP of .359. He has collected 95 hits in 307 at bats while driving in 51 runs. He has an OPS+ of 140 and a slugging percentage of .586. The Diamondbacks as a unit have 722 base hits, including 157 doubles and 117 homers. Arizona has walked 247 times this year and they have struck out on 679 occasions. They have had 554 men left on base and have an OPS of .775. They have scored 5.13 runs per game and totaled 405 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Dodgers/Diamondbacks MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Diamondbacks +140
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