Los Angeles Dodgers at Philadelphia Phillies MLB Betting Tips 7/15/2019
Monday, July 15, 2019
Citizens Bank Park
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Probable Pitchers: Clayton Kershaw vs. Zach Eflin
Citizens Bank Park is the site where Cesar Hernandez and the Philadelphia Phillies (47-45, 3rd in NL East) will play the Los Angeles Dodgers (61-33, 1st in NL West) on Monday. The Dodgers open this matchup at -160 while the Phillies are coming in at +150. The O/U opens at 9.5.
The Dodgers have been an excellent play for MLB bettors, having gone 61-33-0 SU. Philadelphia covers 51.1% of the time, going 47-45-0 straight up. The Dodgers have been an excellent play for MLB bettors as favorites, going 60-31-0 SU. Philadelphia covers 36.7% of the time as an underdog, having gone 11-19-0 straight up.
Valuable Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Trends
The Dodgers have been a solid Over play for O/U baseball bettors, having gone 45-44-5.
The Dodgers cover 53.3% of the time on the road, having gone 24-21-0 straight up.
Important Philadelphia Phillies Betting Trends
The Phillies cover 58.7% of the time at Citizens Bank Park, going 27-19-0 SU.
The Phillies have been a pretty good Under play for O/U baseball bettors, having gone 43-46-3.
Key Los Angeles Dodgers Injuries
7/13/2019 Rich Hill SP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Aug 20
7/1/2019 Tom Koehler SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jul 31
6/28/2019 Scott Alexander RP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Jul 24
6/26/2019 Tony Cingrani RP Shoulder Out for the season
Key Philadelphia Phillies Injuries
7/13/2019 Sean Rodriguez 3B Abdomen Expected to be out until at least Jul 20
7/12/2019 Pat Neshek RP Hamstring Expected to be out until at least Sep 10
7/4/2019 Juan Nicasio RP Groin Expected to be out until at least Jul 14
6/30/2019 David Robertson RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jul 30
6/24/2019 Andrew McCutchen LF Knee Out for the season
6/22/2019 Jerad Eickhoff SP Biceps Expected to be out until at least Jul 30
6/14/2019 Seranthony Dominguez RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Aug 1
6/4/2019 Victor Arano RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Aug 1
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Dodgers have a 61-33 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Clayton Kershaw has a 7-2 record with an earned run average of 3.09 and a WHIP of 1.05 this season. He has 91 strikeouts over his 99 innings pitched and he's given up 88 hits. He's allowed 8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.59. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.15 and they have given up 240 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .218 against the bullpen and they've struck out 291 hitters and walked 98 batters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 7.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.1 batters per nine innings. They are 2nd in the league in team earned run average at 3.4. The Dodgers pitchers collectively have given up 701 base hits and 316 earned runs. They have allowed 113 home runs this season, ranking them 24th in the league. Los Angeles as a pitching staff has walked 204 batters and struck out 841. They have walked 2.2 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.1 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.08 and their FIP as a unit is 3.80.
As a team Los Angeles is hitting .263, good for 8th in the league. The Dodgers hold a .467 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .342, which is good for 3rd in baseball. They rank 11th in MLB with 8.9 hits per game. Cody Bellinger is hitting .338 with an on-base percentage of .433. He has 110 hits this season in 325 at bats with 73 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .695 and an OPS+ of 191. Max Muncy is hitting .268 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .365. He has totaled 84 hits and he has driven in 61 men in 314 at bats. His OPS+ is 134 while his slugging percentage is at .535. The Dodgers have 837 hits, including 168 doubles and 151 home runs. Los Angeles has walked 353 times so far this season and they have struck out 750 times as a unit. They have left 695 men on base and have a team OPS of .810. They score 5.23 runs per contest and have scored a total of 492 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Philadelphia has a 47-45 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.78, Zach Eflin has a 7-8 record and a 1.30 WHIP. He has 83 strikeouts over the 100 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 104 hits. He's allowing 9.4 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.65. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.74 and they have given up 316 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .264 against the Phillies bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 303 batters and walked 127 opposing hitters. As a team, Philadelphia allows 9.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.4 batters per nine innings. They are 17th in the league in team earned run average at 4.61. The Phillies pitchers as a team have surrendered 838 base knocks and 419 earned runs this season. They have given up 154 home runs this year, which ranks 3rd in Major League Baseball. Philadelphia as a staff has walked 306 hitters and struck out 765 batters. They give up a walk 3.4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.4 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.40 while their FIP as a staff is 5.03.
As a team, they are batting .246, good for 20th in the league. The Phillies hold a .422 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .324, which is good for 16th in baseball. They rank 19th in MLB with 8.3 hits per contest. Cesar Hernandez comes into this matchup batting .287 with an OBP of .340. He has 98 hits this year along with 41 RBI in 341 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .422 with an OPS+ of 97. Rhys Hoskins is hitting .266 this season and he has an OBP of .405. He has collected 85 hits in 320 at bats while driving in 59 runs. He has an OPS+ of 142 and a slugging percentage of .534. The Phillies as a unit have 768 base hits, including 175 doubles and 116 homers. Philadelphia has walked 339 times this year and they have struck out on 796 occasions. They have had 641 men left on base and have an OPS of .746. They have scored 4.84 runs per game and totaled 445 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Dodgers/Phillies MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Dodgers -160
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