Milwaukee Brewers at Arizona Diamondbacks Baseball Betting Tips and Predictions 7/20/2019
Saturday, July 20, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Gio Gonzalez vs. Zack Greinke
Eduardo Escobar and the Arizona Diamondbacks (49-48, 2nd in NL West) play the Milwaukee Brewers (51-47, 2nd in NL Central) at Chase Field on Saturday, July 20, 2019. The odds on this contest have the Brewers coming in at +130 and the Diamondbacks are at -140. The over/under is set at 9.
The Brewers have been good for MLB bettors, having gone 51-47-0 SU. Arizona covers 50.5% of the time, going 49-48-0 straight up. The Diamondbacks have been an excellent option for bettors as favorites, going 20-16-0 SU. Milwaukee covers 47.5% of the time as the underdog, having gone 19-21-0 straight up.
Valuable Milwaukee Brewers Betting Trends
The Brewers have been a hot and cold Over bet for O/U wagerers, having gone 43-51-4.
The Brewers cover 44.7% of the time on the road, having gone 21-26-0 straight up.
Important Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Diamondbacks cover 46.5% of the time at Chase Field, going 20-23-0 SU.
The Diamondbacks have been a good Over bet for O/U wagerers, having gone 47-46-4.
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
7/18/2019 Jarrod Dyson CF Hamstring Probable for Jul 19
7/17/2019 David Peralta LF Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jul 22
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 51-47 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Gio Gonzalez has a 2-1 record with an earned run average of 3.19 and a WHIP of 1.19 this season. He has 26 strikeouts over his 31 innings pitched and he's given up 28 hits. He's allowed 8.1 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.25. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.55 and they have given up 349 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .234 against the bullpen and they've struck out 434 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. Lorenzo Cain is hitting .250 with an on-base percentage of .313. He has 92 hits this season in 368 at bats with 33 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .361 and an OPS+ of 74. Christian Yelich is hitting .331 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .431. He has totaled 109 hits and he has driven in 73 men in 329 at bats. His OPS+ is 188 while his slugging percentage is at .714. 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 49-48 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 2.95, Zack Greinke has a 10-4 record and a 0.95 WHIP. He has 114 strikeouts over the 128 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 105 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 4.37 and they have given up 324 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .246 against the Diamondbacks bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 332 batters and walked 139 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. Eduardo Escobar comes into this matchup batting .290 with an OBP of .344. He has 108 hits this year along with 75 RBI in 372 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .546 with an OPS+ of 125. Ketel Marte is hitting .313 this season and he has an OBP of .365. He has collected 116 hits in 371 at bats while driving in 58 runs. He has an OPS+ of 136 and a slugging percentage of .569. 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 -140
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