Milwaukee Brewers at Arizona Diamondbacks Baseball Betting Tips and Predictions 7/19/2019
Friday, July 19, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Jhoulys Chacin vs. Taylor Clarke
Ketel Marte and the Arizona Diamondbacks (49-47, 2nd in NL West) host the Milwaukee Brewers (50-47, 2nd in NL Central) at Chase Field on Friday, July 19, 2019. The Brewers open this matchup at -120 while the Diamondbacks are priced at +110. The over/under opens at 9.5.
The Brewers have been dicey for oddsmakers, having gone 50-47-0 SU. The Diamondbacks are covering 51.0% of the time, going 49-47-0 straight up. The Brewers have been a pretty good pick for baseball wagerers as favorites, going 31-26-0 SU. Arizona has gone 29-31-0 straight up as an underdog, so they are covering 48.3% of the time.
Valuable Milwaukee Brewers Betting Trends
The Brewers have been a dicey Over pick for over/under MLB bettors, having gone 43-50-4.
The Brewers are covering 43.5% of the time on the road, having gone 20-26-0 straight up.
Important Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Diamondbacks are covering 47.6% of the time at Chase Field, going 20-22-0 SU.
The Diamondbacks have been a less than ideal Under pick for over/under MLB bettors, having gone 47-45-4.
Key Milwaukee Brewers Injuries
7/17/2019 Jimmy Nelson SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jul 27
7/15/2019 Corbin Burnes RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jul 26
6/27/2019 Gio Gonzalez SP Arm Expected to be out until at least Jul 20
4/14/2019 Corey Knebel RP Elbow Out for the season
4/4/2019 Bobby Wahl RP Knee Expected to be out until at least Sep 15
2/19/2019 Brent Suter SP Elbow Out for the season
Key Arizona Diamondbacks Injuries
7/17/2019 Jarrod Dyson CF Hamstring Probable for Jul 18
7/17/2019 David Peralta LF Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jul 22
7/17/2019 Wilmer Flores 2B Foot Expected to be out until at least Jul 18
7/15/2019 Jon Duplantier RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jul 30
7/13/2019 Taylor Clarke SP Back Expected to be out until at least Jul 19
7/13/2019 Luke Weaver SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Aug 5
6/27/2019 Steven Souza RF Knee Out for the season
5/30/2019 Taijuan Walker SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Aug 1
3/11/2019 Silvino Bracho RP Elbow Out for the season
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Brewers have a 50-47 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Jhoulys Chacin has a 3-9 record with an earned run average of 5.18 and a WHIP of 1.48 this season. He has 73 strikeouts over his 83.1 innings pitched and he's given up 86 hits. He's allowed 9.3 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.59. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.57 and they have given up 347 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .234 against the bullpen and they've struck out 433 hitters and walked 167 batters. As a team, Milwaukee allows 8.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.2 batters per nine innings. They are 16th in the league in team earned run average at 4.59. The Brewers pitchers collectively have given up 858 base hits and 448 earned runs. They have allowed 132 home runs this season, ranking them 14th in the league. Milwaukee as a pitching staff has walked 336 batters and struck out 902. They have walked 3.4 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.2 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.36 and their FIP as a unit is 4.38.
As a team Milwaukee is hitting .248, good for 19th in the league. The Brewers hold a .449 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .328, which is good for 10th in baseball. They rank 18th in MLB with 8.5 hits per game. Christian Yelich is hitting .331 with an on-base percentage of .431. He has 109 hits this season in 329 at bats with 73 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .714 and an OPS+ of 188. Lorenzo Cain is hitting .250 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .313. He has totaled 92 hits and he has driven in 33 men in 368 at bats. His OPS+ is 74 while his slugging percentage is at .361. The Brewers have 828 hits, including 164 doubles and 163 home runs. Milwaukee has walked 366 times so far this season and they have struck out 920 times as a unit. They have left 689 men on base and have a team OPS of .777. They score 4.81 runs per contest and have scored a total of 467 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Arizona has a 49-47 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 6.21, Taylor Clarke has a 2-3 record and a 1.57 WHIP. He has 32 strikeouts over the 42 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 49 hits. He's allowing 10.5 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 6.29. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.33 and they have given up 318 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .245 against the Diamondbacks bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 323 batters and walked 138 opposing hitters. As a team, Arizona allows 8.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.7 batters per nine innings. They are 11th in the league in team earned run average at 4.19. The Diamondbacks pitchers as a team have surrendered 810 base knocks and 404 earned runs this season. They have given up 118 home runs this year, which ranks 24th in Major League Baseball. Arizona as a staff has walked 304 hitters and struck out 836 batters. They give up a walk 3.2 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.28 while their FIP as a staff is 4.22.
As a team, they are batting .260, good for 10th in the league. The Diamondbacks hold a .450 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .325, which is good for 15th in baseball. They rank 6th in MLB with 9.2 hits per contest. Ketel Marte comes into this matchup batting .313 with an OBP of .365. He has 116 hits this year along with 58 RBI in 371 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .569 with an OPS+ of 136. Eduardo Escobar is hitting .290 this season and he has an OBP of .344. He has collected 108 hits in 372 at bats while driving in 75 runs. He has an OPS+ of 125 and a slugging percentage of .546. The Diamondbacks as a unit have 883 base hits, including 188 doubles and 139 homers. Arizona has walked 296 times this year and they have struck out on 817 occasions. They have had 671 men left on base and have an OPS of .775. They have scored 5.21 runs per game and totaled 500 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Brewers/Diamondbacks MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Diamondbacks +110
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