Philadelphia Phillies at Arizona Diamondbacks Baseball Betting Tips 8/6/2019
Tuesday, August 6, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Jake Arrieta vs. Mike Leake
Bryce Harper and the Philadelphia Phillies (58-53, 2nd in NL East) head to Chase Field on Tuesday where they'll meet the Arizona Diamondbacks (56-56, 2nd in NL West).
The Phillies have been a solid choice for wagerers, having gone 58-53-0 SU. The Diamondbacks are covering 50.0% of the time, going 56-56-0 straight up.
Valuable Philadelphia Phillies Betting Trends
The Phillies have been a decent Under option for O/U MLB bettors, having gone 51-57-3.
Philadelphia is covering 47.1% of the time as the away team, having gone 24-27-0 straight up.
Important Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
Arizona is covering 48.1% of the time at Chase Field, going 25-27-0 SU.
The Diamondbacks have been a less than ideal Under option for O/U MLB bettors, having gone 55-51-6.
Key Philadelphia Phillies Injuries
8/2/2019 Adam Morgan RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Aug 11
7/31/2019 David Robertson RP Elbow Out for the season
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 58-53 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Jake Arrieta has a 8-8 record with an earned run average of 4.44 and a WHIP of 1.45 this season. He has 100 strikeouts over his 127.2 innings pitched and he's given up 137 hits. He's allowed 9.7 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.88. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.71 and they have given up 398 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .261 against the bullpen and they've struck out 399 hitters and walked 160 batters. As a team, Philadelphia allows 9.1 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 4.57. The Phillies pitchers collectively have given up 1,009 base hits and 509 earned runs. They have allowed 185 home runs this season, ranking them 3rd in the league. Philadelphia as a pitching staff has walked 376 batters and struck out 966. 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 4.96.
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 19th in baseball. They rank 19th in MLB with 8.4 hits per game. Bryce Harper is hitting .248 with an on-base percentage of .372. He has 100 hits this season in 404 at bats with 73 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .463 and an OPS+ of 115. Rhys Hoskins is hitting .254 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .390. He has totaled 100 hits and he has driven in 69 men in 393 at bats. His OPS+ is 132 while his slugging percentage is at .517. The Phillies have 934 hits, including 206 doubles and 143 home runs. Philadelphia has walked 402 times so far this season and they have struck out 978 times as a unit. They have left 790 men on base and have a team OPS of .741. They score 4.77 runs per contest and have scored a total of 529 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Arizona has a 56-56 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.27, Mike Leake has a 9-8 record and a 1.26 WHIP. He has 100 strikeouts over the 137 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 153 hits. He's allowing 10.1 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.73. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.53 and they have given up 371 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .245 against the Diamondbacks bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 384 batters and walked 163 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 4.34. The Diamondbacks pitchers as a team have surrendered 945 base knocks and 486 earned runs this season. They have given up 144 home runs this year, which ranks 18th in Major League Baseball. Arizona as a staff has walked 349 hitters and struck out 983 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 4.28.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 11th in baseball. They rank 8th in MLB with 9.0 hits per contest. Eduardo Escobar comes into this matchup batting .279 with an OBP of .336. He has 122 hits this year along with 88 RBI in 437 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .531 with an OPS+ of 119. Ketel Marte is hitting .319 this season and he has an OBP of .380. He has collected 137 hits in 430 at bats while driving in 66 runs. He has an OPS+ of 143 and a slugging percentage of .577. The Diamondbacks as a unit have 1,012 base hits, including 213 doubles and 157 homers. Arizona has walked 372 times this year and they have struck out on 939 occasions. They have had 782 men left on base and have an OPS of .774. They have scored 5.21 runs per game and totaled 583 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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