Philadelphia Phillies at Arizona Diamondbacks MLB Betting Tips 8/7/2019
Wednesday, August 7, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Jason Vargas vs. Zac Gallen
Chase Field is the venue where Ketel Marte and the Arizona Diamondbacks (56-57, 2nd in NL West) will play the Philadelphia Phillies (59-53, 2nd in NL East) on Wednesday.
The Phillies have been a good bet for MLB wagerers, having gone 59-53-0 SU. Arizona covers 49.6% of the time, going 56-57-0 straight up.
Valuable Philadelphia Phillies Betting Trends
The Phillies have been a good Under play for O/U MLB bettors, having gone 52-57-3.
Philadelphia covers 48.1% of the time as the visitor, having gone 25-27-0 straight up.
Important Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
Arizona covers 47.2% of the time at Chase Field, going 25-28-0 SU.
The Diamondbacks have been a pretty good Over play for O/U MLB bettors, having gone 56-51-6.
Key Philadelphia Phillies Injuries
8/6/2019 Edubray Ramos RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Aug 10
8/5/2019 Corey Dickerson LF Groin Probable for Aug 6
8/5/2019 Jay Bruce LF Oblique Expected to be out until at least Aug 8
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
7/27/2019 Jerad Eickhoff SP Biceps Expected to be out until at least Aug 11
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
8/5/2019 Luke Weaver SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Aug 15
8/5/2019 Matt Andriese RP Foot Expected to be out until at least Aug 7
8/2/2019 Taijuan Walker SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Aug 10
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 59-53 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Jason Vargas has a 6-5 record with an earned run average of 3.93 and a WHIP of 1.25 this season. He has 86 strikeouts over his 100.2 innings pitched and he's given up 86 hits. He's allowed 7.7 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.66. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.71 and they have given up 401 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .262 against the bullpen and they've struck out 401 hitters and walked 160 batters. As a team, Philadelphia allows 9.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.6 batters per nine innings. They are 17th in the league in team earned run average at 4.56. The Phillies pitchers collectively have given up 1,018 base hits and 512 earned runs. They have allowed 185 home runs this season, ranking them 3rd in the league. Philadelphia as a pitching staff has walked 378 batters and struck out 971. They have walked 3.4 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.6 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.38 and their FIP as a unit is 4.94.
As a team Philadelphia is hitting .246, good for 21st in the league. The Phillies hold a .421 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .323, which is good for 16th in baseball. They rank 18th in MLB with 8.5 hits per game. Rhys Hoskins is hitting .253 with an on-base percentage of .391. He has 100 hits this season in 395 at bats with 69 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .514 and an OPS+ of 132. Bryce Harper is hitting .249 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .372. He has totaled 102 hits and he has driven in 73 men in 409 at bats. His OPS+ is 115 while his slugging percentage is at .462. The Phillies have 947 hits, including 209 doubles and 144 home runs. Philadelphia has walked 406 times so far this season and they have struck out 985 times as a unit. They have left 799 men on base and have a team OPS of .743. They score 4.79 runs per contest and have scored a total of 536 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Arizona has a 56-57 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 2.72, Zac Gallen has a 1-3 record and a 1.18 WHIP. He has 43 strikeouts over the 36.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 25 hits. He's allowing 6.2 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.57. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.54 and they have given up 376 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .246 against the Diamondbacks bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 387 batters and walked 166 opposing hitters. As a team, Arizona allows 8.5 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 958 base knocks and 491 earned runs this season. They have given up 145 home runs this year, which ranks 20th in Major League Baseball. Arizona as a staff has walked 353 hitters and struck out 990 batters. They give up a walk 3.1 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.29 while their FIP as a staff is 4.28.
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. Ketel Marte comes into this matchup batting .318 with an OBP of .379. He has 138 hits this year along with 66 RBI in 434 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .578 with an OPS+ of 143. Eduardo Escobar is hitting .280 this season and he has an OBP of .335. He has collected 123 hits in 440 at bats while driving in 89 runs. He has an OPS+ of 119 and a slugging percentage of .530. The Diamondbacks as a unit have 1,021 base hits, including 215 doubles and 157 homers. Arizona has walked 374 times this year and they have struck out on 944 occasions. They have had 787 men left on base and have an OPS of .773. They have scored 5.19 runs per game and totaled 586 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Phillies/Diamondbacks MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Phillies
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