Milwaukee Brewers at Arizona Diamondbacks Baseball Betting Tips and Predictions 7/21/2019
Sunday, July 21, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Brandon Woodruff vs. Alex Young
Christian Yelich and the Milwaukee Brewers (51-48, 3rd in NL Central) travel to Chase Field on Sunday where they'll meet the Arizona Diamondbacks (50-48, 2nd in NL West). The Brewers open this game at -145 while the Diamondbacks are priced at +135. The total is set at 9.
The Brewers have been dicey for Las Vegas oddsmakers, having gone 51-48-0 SU. The Diamondbacks are covering 51.0% of the time, going 50-48-0 straight up. The Brewers have been dicey for Las Vegas oddsmakers as favorites, going 32-27-0 SU. Arizona is covering 48.4% of the time as the underdog, having gone 30-32-0 straight up.
Valuable Milwaukee Brewers Betting Trends
The Brewers have been a less than ideal Over option for O/U MLB wagerers, having gone 44-51-4.
The Brewers are covering 43.8% of the time as a visitor, having gone 21-27-0 straight up.
Important Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
Arizona is covering 47.7% of the time at Chase Field, going 21-23-0 SU.
The Diamondbacks have been a less than ideal Under option for O/U MLB wagerers, having gone 48-46-4.
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
7/17/2019 David Peralta LF Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jul 22
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 51-48 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Brandon Woodruff has a 11-3 record with an earned run average of 3.53 and a WHIP of 1.13 this season. He has 133 strikeouts over his 114.2 innings pitched and he's given up 103 hits. He's allowed 8.1 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 2.99. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.55 and they have given up 352 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .233 against the bullpen and they've struck out 439 hitters and walked 174 batters. As a team, Milwaukee allows 8.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.2 batters per nine innings. They are 17th in the league in team earned run average at 4.61. The Brewers pitchers collectively have given up 875 base hits and 458 earned runs. They have allowed 134 home runs this season, ranking them 14th in the league. Milwaukee as a pitching staff has walked 347 batters and struck out 910. They have walked 3.5 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.2 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.37 and their FIP as a unit is 4.41.
As a team Milwaukee is hitting .249, good for 19th in the league. The Brewers hold a .451 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .328, which is good for 10th in baseball. They rank 18th in MLB with 8.6 hits per game. Christian Yelich is hitting .333 with an on-base percentage of .434. He has 112 hits this season in 336 at bats with 75 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .717 and an OPS+ of 190. Lorenzo Cain is hitting .249 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .311. He has totaled 94 hits and he has driven in 34 men in 377 at bats. His OPS+ is 75 while his slugging percentage is at .366. The Brewers have 848 hits, including 169 doubles and 166 home runs. Milwaukee has walked 370 times so far this season and they have struck out 934 times as a unit. They have left 697 men on base and have a team OPS of .779. They score 4.84 runs per contest and have scored a total of 479 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Arizona has a 50-48 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 0.96, Alex Young has a 3-0 record and a 0.48 WHIP. He has 13 strikeouts over the 18.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 6 hits. He's allowing 2.9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.87. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.38 and they have given up 329 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .246 against the Diamondbacks bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 338 batters and walked 140 opposing hitters. As a team, Arizona allows 8.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.6 batters per nine innings. They are 11th in the league in team earned run average at 4.23. The Diamondbacks pitchers as a team have surrendered 830 base knocks and 416 earned runs this season. They have given up 121 home runs this year, which ranks 22nd in Major League Baseball. Arizona as a staff has walked 308 hitters and struck out 850 batters. They give up a walk 3.1 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.6 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.28 while their FIP as a staff is 4.24.
As a team, they are batting .260, good for 9th in the league. The Diamondbacks hold a .451 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .326, which is good for 11th in baseball. They rank 6th in MLB with 9.2 hits per contest. Ketel Marte comes into this matchup batting .316 with an OBP of .367. He has 120 hits this year along with 60 RBI in 380 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .571 with an OPS+ of 137. Eduardo Escobar is hitting .291 this season and he has an OBP of .344. He has collected 111 hits in 381 at bats while driving in 77 runs. He has an OPS+ of 126 and a slugging percentage of .554. The Diamondbacks as a unit have 900 base hits, including 192 doubles and 141 homers. Arizona has walked 307 times this year and they have struck out on 825 occasions. They have had 684 men left on base and have an OPS of .776. They have scored 5.21 runs per game and totaled 511 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Brewers/Diamondbacks MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Diamondbacks +135
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