Philadelphia Phillies at Arizona Diamondbacks Baseball Betting Tips 8/5/2019
Monday, August 5, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Vince Velasquez vs. Merrill Kelly
Chase Field is the venue where Ketel Marte and the Arizona Diamondbacks (55-56, 3rd in NL West) will take on the Philadelphia Phillies (58-52, 2nd in NL East) on Monday.
The Phillies have been hot and cold for Las Vegas oddsmakers, having gone 58-52-0 SU. Arizona covers 49.5% of the time, going 55-56-0 straight up.
Valuable Philadelphia Phillies Betting Trends
The Phillies have been an inconsistent Over choice for over/under baseball wagerers, having gone 50-57-3.
The Phillies are covering 47.1% of the time away from home, having gone 24-27-0 straight up.
Important Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
Arizona covers 47.1% of the time at Chase Field, going 24-27-0 SU.
The Diamondbacks have been a decent Over choice for over/under baseball wagerers, having gone 54-51-6.
Key Philadelphia Phillies Injuries
8/3/2019 Brad Miller 3B Hip Expected to be out until at least Aug 13
8/2/2019 Adam Morgan RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Aug 11
8/1/2019 Jake Arrieta SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Aug 6
7/31/2019 David Robertson RP Elbow Out for the season
7/31/2019 Hector Neris RP Suspension Probable for Aug 4
7/30/2019 Victor Arano RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Aug 21
7/30/2019 Seranthony Dominguez RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Aug 21
7/28/2019 Edubray Ramos RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Aug 5
7/27/2019 Jerad Eickhoff SP Biceps Expected to be out until at least Aug 11
7/26/2019 Jay Bruce LF Oblique Expected to be out until at least Aug 5
7/23/2019 Tommy Hunter RP Forearm Out for the season
7/12/2019 Pat Neshek RP Hamstring Expected to be out until at least Sep 10
6/24/2019 Andrew McCutchen LF Knee Out for the season
Key Arizona Diamondbacks Injuries
8/2/2019 Taijuan Walker SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Aug 10
7/31/2019 Matt Andriese RP Foot Expected to be out until at least Aug 5
7/26/2019 Luke Weaver SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Aug 5
6/27/2019 Steven Souza RF Knee Out for the season
3/11/2019 Silvino Bracho RP Elbow Out for the season
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Phillies have a 58-52 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Vince Velasquez has a 3-6 record with an earned run average of 4.40 and a WHIP of 1.37 this season. He has 85 strikeouts over his 71.2 innings pitched and he's given up 69 hits. He's allowed 8.7 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.45. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.64 and they have given up 391 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .260 against the bullpen and they've struck out 397 hitters and walked 160 batters. As a team, Philadelphia allows 9 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.7 batters per nine innings. They are 18th in the league in team earned run average at 4.52. The Phillies pitchers collectively have given up 998 base hits and 499 earned runs. They have allowed 182 home runs this season, ranking them 3rd in the league. Philadelphia as a pitching staff has walked 375 batters and struck out 957. They have walked 3.4 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.38 and their FIP as a unit is 4.95.
As a team Philadelphia is hitting .245, good for 22nd in the league. The Phillies hold a .420 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .322, which is good for 18th in baseball. They rank 21st in MLB with 8.4 hits per game. Rhys Hoskins is hitting .257 with an on-base percentage of .393. He has 100 hits this season in 389 at bats with 69 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .522 and an OPS+ of 135. Bryce Harper is hitting .249 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .371. He has totaled 100 hits and he has driven in 73 men in 402 at bats. His OPS+ is 115 while his slugging percentage is at .465. The Phillies have 925 hits, including 204 doubles and 142 home runs. Philadelphia has walked 398 times so far this season and they have struck out 971 times as a unit. They have left 784 men on base and have a team OPS of .741. They score 4.76 runs per contest and have scored a total of 524 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Arizona has a 55-56 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.52, Merrill Kelly has a 7-11 record and a 1.28 WHIP. He has 100 strikeouts over the 125.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 127 hits. He's allowing 9.1 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.61. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.52 and they have given up 366 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .244 against the Diamondbacks bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 382 batters and walked 160 opposing hitters. As a team, Arizona allows 8.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.8 batters per nine innings. They are 12th in the league in team earned run average at 4.33. The Diamondbacks pitchers as a team have surrendered 936 base knocks and 481 earned runs this season. They have given up 142 home runs this year, which ranks 19th in Major League Baseball. Arizona as a staff has walked 345 hitters and struck out 978 batters. They give up a walk 3.1 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.28 while their FIP as a staff is 4.26.Related: Robert Ferringo teaches you 4 reasons you should be betting NFL Preseason on this exclusive YouTube Video - Here
As a team, they are batting .258, good for 9th in the league. The Diamondbacks hold a .446 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .327, which is good for 12th in baseball. They rank 8th in MLB with 9.0 hits per contest. Ketel Marte comes into this matchup batting .315 with an OBP of .377. He has 134 hits this year along with 65 RBI in 426 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .568 with an OPS+ of 140. Eduardo Escobar is hitting .282 this season and he has an OBP of .339. He has collected 122 hits in 433 at bats while driving in 88 runs. He has an OPS+ of 121 and a slugging percentage of .536. The Diamondbacks as a unit have 1,003 base hits, including 210 doubles and 156 homers. Arizona has walked 368 times this year and they have struck out on 932 occasions. They have had 776 men left on base and have an OPS of .773. They have scored 5.19 runs per game and totaled 576 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Phillies/Diamondbacks MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Diamondbacks
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