Los Angeles Dodgers at Arizona Diamondbacks MLB Picks Against the Spread 6/26/2019
Wednesday, June 26, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Tony Gonsolin vs. Taylor Clarke
Max Muncy and the Los Angeles Dodgers (54-26, 1st in NL West) go to Chase Field on Wednesday where they'll take on the Arizona Diamondbacks (40-40, 3rd in NL West). The Dodgers open this matchup at -140 while the Diamondbacks are priced at +130. The over/under opens at 10.
The Dodgers have been awful for Las Vegas oddsmakers, having gone 54-26-0 SU. The Diamondbacks cover 50.0% of the time, going 40-40-0 straight up. The Dodgers have been a strong option for MLB bettors as a favorite, going 54-24-0 SU. The Diamondbacks cover 48.0% of the time as an underdog, having gone 24-26-0 straight up.
Valuable Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Trends
The Dodgers have been a good Over option for O/U baseball wagerers, having gone 39-37-4.
Los Angeles is covering 54.0% of the time as the visitor, having gone 20-17-0 straight up.
Important Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
Arizona is covering 43.2% of the time at Chase Field, going 16-21-0 SU.
The Diamondbacks have been a good Over option for O/U baseball wagerers, having gone 41-36-3.
Key Los Angeles Dodgers Injuries
6/24/2019 A.J CF Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jul 12
6/23/2019 David Freese 1B Hamstring Expected to be out until at least Jul 2
6/21/2019 Corey Seager SS Hamstring Expected to be out until at least Jul 12
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
6/20/2019 Rich Hill SP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
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
6/24/2019 Luke Weaver SP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Jul 19
6/24/2019 Jake Lamb 1B Quadriceps Expected to be out until at least Jun 25
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
5/23/2019 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 54-26 overall record this season. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.33 and they have given up 205 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .223 against the bullpen and they've struck out 240 hitters and walked 85 batters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 7.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 9 batters per nine innings. They are 2nd in the league in team earned run average at 3.22. The Dodgers pitchers collectively have given up 582 base hits and 255 earned runs. They have allowed 92 home runs this season, ranking them 25th in the league. Los Angeles as a pitching staff has walked 178 batters and struck out 710. They have walked 2.2 men per 9 innings while striking out 9 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.07 and their FIP as a unit is 3.74.
As a team Los Angeles is hitting .266, good for 4th in the league. The Dodgers hold a .470 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .347, which is good for 1st in baseball. They rank 8th in MLB with 9.0 hits per game. Max Muncy is hitting .280 with an on-base percentage of .382. He has 73 hits this season in 261 at bats with 49 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .529 and an OPS+ of 136. Cody Bellinger is hitting .353 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .450. He has totaled 97 hits and he has driven in 62 men in 275 at bats. His OPS+ is 196 while his slugging percentage is at .702. The Dodgers have 719 hits, including 142 doubles and 128 home runs. Los Angeles has walked 308 times so far this season and they have struck out 628 times as a unit. They have left 596 men on base and have a team OPS of .817. They score 5.25 runs per contest and have scored a total of 420 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Arizona has a 40-40 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 6.48, Taylor Clarke has a 1-3 record and a 1.56 WHIP. He has 28 strikeouts over the 33.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 41 hits. He's allowing 11.1 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.98. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.41 and they have given up 280 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .250 against the Diamondbacks bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 278 batters and walked 114 opposing hitters. As a team, Arizona allows 8.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.7 batters per nine innings. They are 14th in the league in team earned run average at 4.35. The Diamondbacks pitchers as a team have surrendered 702 base knocks and 352 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 252 hitters and struck out 701 batters. They give up a walk 3.1 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.31 while their FIP as a staff is 4.16.Related: MLB Baseball First Five Innings Betting Strategy
As a team, they are batting .258, good for 11th in the league. The Diamondbacks hold a .452 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .324, which is good for 16th in baseball. They rank 6th in MLB with 9.2 hits per contest. Ketel Marte comes into this matchup batting .312 with an OBP of .361. He has 97 hits this year along with 51 RBI in 311 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .585 with an OPS+ of 139. Eduardo Escobar is hitting .282 this season and he has an OBP of .343. He has collected 87 hits in 308 at bats while driving in 59 runs. He has an OPS+ of 122 and a slugging percentage of .536. The Diamondbacks as a unit have 733 base hits, including 157 doubles and 119 homers. Arizona has walked 250 times this year and they have struck out on 684 occasions. They have had 559 men left on base and have an OPS of .776. They have scored 5.16 runs per game and totaled 413 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Dodgers/Diamondbacks MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Diamondbacks +130
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