Los Angeles Dodgers at Arizona Diamondbacks MLB Picks Against the Spread 6/5/2019
Wednesday, June 5, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Kenta Maeda vs. Jon Duplantier
Adam Jones and the Arizona Diamondbacks (30-31, 4th in NL West) play the Los Angeles Dodgers (42-19, 1st in NL West) at Chase Field on Wednesday, June 5, 2019. The moneyline on this contest has the Dodgers coming in at -164 and the Diamondbacks are at +154. The total opens at 9.5.
The Dodgers have been awful for Vegas oddsmakers, having gone 42-19-0 SU. The Diamondbacks are covering 49.2% of the time, going 30-31-0 straight up. The Dodgers have been awful for Vegas oddsmakers as a favorite, going 42-17-0 SU. Arizona has gone 18-22-0 straight up as the underdog, so they are covering 45.0% of the time.
Valuable Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Trends
The Dodgers have been a less than ideal Under pick for over/under bettors, having gone 31-27-3.
The Dodgers are covering 58.6% of the time as the road team, having gone 17-12-0 straight up.
Important Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Diamondbacks are covering 46.4% of the time at Chase Field, going 13-15-0 SU.
The Diamondbacks have been a less than ideal Over pick for over/under bettors, having gone 29-29-3.
Key Los Angeles Dodgers Injuries
6/2/2019 Tony Cingrani RP Shoulder Out for the season
6/2/2019 Matt Beaty 1B Hip Probable for Jun 3
5/27/2019 Austin Barnes C Groin Expected to be out until at least Jun 7
5/1/2019 A.J CF Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jul 2
2/6/2019 Tom Koehler SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jul 1
Key Arizona Diamondbacks Injuries
5/30/2019 Jake Lamb 1B Quadriceps Expected to be out until at least Jun 15
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 42-19 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Kenta Maeda has a 7-2 record with an earned run average of 3.61 and a WHIP of 1.11 this season. He has 62 strikeouts over his 62.1 innings pitched and he's given up 49 hits. He's allowed 7.1 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.04. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.71 and they have given up 168 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .236 against the bullpen and they've struck out 175 hitters and walked 60 batters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 7.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.8 batters per nine innings. They are 3rd in the league in team earned run average at 3.45. The Dodgers pitchers collectively have given up 458 base hits and 208 earned runs. They have allowed 73 home runs this season, ranking them 21st in the league. Los Angeles as a pitching staff has walked 134 batters and struck out 532. They have walked 2.2 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.09 and their FIP as a unit is 3.80.
As a team Los Angeles is hitting .265, good for 3rd in the league. The Dodgers hold a .469 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .349, which is good for 1st in baseball. They rank 8th in MLB with 8.9 hits per game. Max Muncy is hitting .279 with an on-base percentage of .367. He has 55 hits this season in 197 at bats with 36 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .523 and an OPS+ of 134. Cody Bellinger is hitting .376 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .462. He has totaled 79 hits and he has driven in 52 men in 210 at bats. His OPS+ is 211 while his slugging percentage is at .733. The Dodgers have 541 hits, including 102 doubles and 97 home runs. Los Angeles has walked 246 times so far this season and they have struck out 469 times as a unit. They have left 449 men on base and have a team OPS of .818. They score 5.39 runs per contest and have scored a total of 329 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Arizona has a 30-31 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.18, Jon Duplantier has a 1-0 record and a 1.24 WHIP. He has 16 strikeouts over the 17 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 14 hits. He's allowing 7.4 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.2. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.24 and they have given up 216 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .254 against the Diamondbacks bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 218 batters and walked 88 opposing hitters. As a team, Arizona allows 8.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.9 batters per nine innings. They are 10th in the league in team earned run average at 4.14. The Diamondbacks pitchers as a team have surrendered 534 base knocks and 256 earned runs this season. They have given up 71 home runs this year, which ranks 24th in Major League Baseball. Arizona as a staff has walked 200 hitters and struck out 550 batters. They give up a walk 3.2 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 4.04.
As a team, they are batting .260, good for 6th in the league. The Diamondbacks hold a .455 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .322, which is good for 16th in baseball. They rank 3rd in MLB with 9.3 hits per contest. Adam Jones comes into this matchup batting .279 with an OBP of .324. He has 63 hits this year along with 37 RBI in 226 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .504 with an OPS+ of 111. Eduardo Escobar is hitting .288 this season and he has an OBP of .343. He has collected 69 hits in 240 at bats while driving in 48 runs. He has an OPS+ of 131 and a slugging percentage of .567. The Diamondbacks as a unit have 565 base hits, including 130 doubles and 88 homers. Arizona has walked 180 times this year and they have struck out on 544 occasions. They have had 421 men left on base and have an OPS of .777. They have scored 5.2 runs per game and totaled 317 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Dodgers/Diamondbacks MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Diamondbacks +154
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