Los Angeles Dodgers at Arizona Diamondbacks MLB Picks Against the Spread 9/1/2019
Sunday, September 1, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Dustin May vs. Alex Young
Eduardo Escobar and the Arizona Diamondbacks (69-66, 2nd in NL West) host the Los Angeles Dodgers (88-49, 1st in NL West) at Chase Field on Sunday, September 1, 2019. The Dodgers open this matchup at -115 while the Diamondbacks are priced at +105. The total is set at 10.
The Dodgers have been great for baseball bettors, having gone 88-49-0 SU. The Diamondbacks are covering 51.1% of the time, going 69-66-0 straight up.
Valuable Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Trends
The Dodgers have been a solid Over play for O/U MLB wagerers, having gone 65-66-6.
Los Angeles is covering 53.7% of the time on the road, having gone 36-31-0 straight up.
Important Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Diamondbacks are covering 50.0% of the time at Chase Field, going 32-32-0 SU.
The Diamondbacks have been a solid Over play for O/U MLB wagerers, having gone 64-63-8.
Key Los Angeles Dodgers Injuries
8/30/2019 Max Muncy 2B Wrist Expected to be out until at least Sep 10
8/29/2019 Tom Koehler SP Shoulder Out for the season
8/28/2019 Alex Verdugo CF Oblique Expected to be out until at least Sep 10
8/23/2019 Tyler White 1B Upper Body Expected to be out until at least Sep 2
8/23/2019 Scott Alexander RP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
8/21/2019 Dylan Floro RP Chest Expected to be out until at least Aug 31
8/18/2019 Ross Stripling RP Biceps Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
8/4/2019 David Freese 1B Hamstring Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
7/14/2019 Rich Hill SP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Sep 2
Key Arizona Diamondbacks Injuries
8/30/2019 Ketel Marte CF Hamstring Probable for Aug 31
8/27/2019 Yoshihisa Hirano RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Sep 6
8/27/2019 David Peralta LF Shoulder Out for the season
8/26/2019 Taijuan Walker SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Sep 13
8/15/2019 Luke Weaver SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Sep 15
6/27/2019 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 88-49 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Dustin May has a 1-3 record with an earned run average of 4.07 and a WHIP of 1.15 this season. He has 17 strikeouts over his 24.1 innings pitched and he's given up 24 hits. He's allowed 8.9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.63. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.10 and they have given up 374 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .227 against the bullpen and they've struck out 444 hitters and walked 147 batters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 7.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.3 batters per nine innings. They are 1st in the league in team earned run average at 3.39. The Dodgers pitchers collectively have given up 1,035 base hits and 460 earned runs. They have allowed 159 home runs this season, ranking them 28th in the league. Los Angeles as a pitching staff has walked 317 batters and struck out 1,261. They have walked 2.3 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.3 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.11 and their FIP as a unit is 3.76.
As a team Los Angeles is hitting .259, good for 9th in the league. The Dodgers hold a .472 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .341, which is good for 5th in baseball. They rank 12th in MLB with 8.8 hits per game. Cody Bellinger is hitting .307 with an on-base percentage of .410. He has 146 hits this season in 475 at bats with 101 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .646 and an OPS+ of 173. Justin Turner is hitting .292 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .372. He has totaled 131 hits and he has driven in 64 men in 448 at bats. His OPS+ is 131 while his slugging percentage is at .513. The Dodgers have 1,203 hits, including 258 doubles and 232 home runs. Los Angeles has walked 533 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,138 times as a unit. They have left 983 men on base and have a team OPS of .813. They score 5.45 runs per contest and have scored a total of 746 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Arizona has a 69-66 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.81, Alex Young has a 6-3 record and a 1.14 WHIP. He has 41 strikeouts over the 54.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 44 hits. He's allowing 7.3 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.49. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.36 and they have given up 467 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .249 against the Diamondbacks bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 475 batters and walked 196 opposing hitters. As a team, Arizona allows 8.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.6 batters per nine innings. They are 13th in the league in team earned run average at 4.38. The Diamondbacks pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,177 base knocks and 591 earned runs this season. They have given up 173 home runs this year, which ranks 20th in Major League Baseball. Arizona as a staff has walked 430 hitters and struck out 1,167 batters. They give up a walk 3.2 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.6 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.32 while their FIP as a staff is 4.34.Related: Jay Kornegay - Westgate Superbook Football Super Contest - Over 28 Million in Winnings Paid
As a team, they are batting .257, good for 11th in the league. The Diamondbacks hold a .447 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .326, which is good for 13th in baseball. They rank 9th in MLB with 9.0 hits per contest. Eduardo Escobar comes into this matchup batting .270 with an OBP of .323. He has 143 hits this year along with 108 RBI in 529 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .531 with an OPS+ of 114. Nick Ahmed is hitting .261 this season and he has an OBP of .321. He has collected 122 hits in 467 at bats while driving in 73 runs. He has an OPS+ of 95 and a slugging percentage of .448. The Diamondbacks as a unit have 1,212 base hits, including 240 doubles and 195 homers. Arizona has walked 442 times this year and they have struck out on 1,109 occasions. They have had 929 men left on base and have an OPS of .773. They have scored 5.16 runs per game and totaled 696 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Dodgers/Diamondbacks MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Diamondbacks (+105)
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