Arizona Diamondbacks vs Los Angeles Dodgers Prediction, 5/17/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Arizona Diamondbacks vs Los Angeles Dodgers
Date: Monday, May 17, 2021
Location: Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, CA
TV: Spectrum Sportsnet LA
Julio Urias and the Los Angeles Dodgers (20-17, 3rd in NL West) host the Arizona Diamondbacks (17-21, 4th in NL West) at Dodger Stadium on Monday.
Arizona has a slugging % of .405 and have been called out on strikes 336 times, while taking a walk on 141 occasions. They have 167 RBI's as well as 309 base knocks this season, and their average at the plate is sitting at .238. The Diamondbacks have hit 62 doubles as a team and have hit 44 baseballs out of the park. They have accounted for 181 runs scored and have an OBP of .319. As a team, the Arizona Diamondbacks are knocking in 4.8 runs per contest, which has them at 7th in baseball.
Diamondbacks pitchers have conceded 49 home runs and also 190 total runs (27th in the league). They have walked 120 batters and their FIP comes in at 4.35 as a unit on the season. They have earned a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.59 and the pitching staff holds a collective WHIP of 1.35. The Diamondbacks have an ERA of 4.58 this season (23rd in the league), and they have struck out 311 hitters.
The Diamondbacks have sent 130 relievers to the hill for the season. The relievers have inherited 38 base runners on the campaign with 31.6% of them crossed the plate. They have recorded 5 saves for the year and have not converted 8 of their 13 save opportunities. The Diamondbacks bullpen have a save percentage of 38.5% and has entered the game in 30 save situations. The relievers have notched 17 holds on the campaign (18th in the league). Diamondbacks relief pitchers have entered the game with players on base 32 times as well as having 34 appearances in high leverage situations.
The Arizona Diamondbacks have notched a total of 998 putouts at this point in the season, as well as 339 assists and 24 errors. Their fielding percentage is holding steady at .982 which has them sitting 19th in professional baseball, and they have turned 236 double plays. The Diamondbacks have turned 68.8% of balls in play into outs out of 2,994 innings, which has them sitting at 23rd in professional baseball.
Peacock has taken the ball for 16 innings and is sitting with 11 strikeouts so far in his pro baseball career. Peacock (1-1 career record) has earned a FIP of 5.44 while going up against 70 opposing batters during his time in the major leagues. His ERA is 5.40 (10 earned runs allowed) and his WHIP is 1.140. He has surrendered 16 base knocks (8.6 hits per nine innings) and has 3 free passes.
The Dodgers have a team SLG% of .408 and they have an average of 5.05 runs per game (5th in baseball). They have notched 59 doubles, while walking 174 times as well as racking up 187 runs. Los Angeles has accounted for 43 HRs for the year and 179 RBIs. They have been rung up on 350 occasions (9th in the league) and have notched a total of 308 hits. The Los Angeles Dodgers have compiled a team on-base percentage of .346 and a batting average of .243 for the season.
The Dodgers have a WHIP of 1.114 in addition to having a FIP of 3.53 as a team for the year. They currently have a strikeout to walk ratio of 3.54 (372 strikeouts vs 105 free passes). They are currently ranked 10th in baseball as a pitching staff in total hits conceded with 265. They have conceded 41 dingers and they relinquish 3.98 runs per 9 innings (11th in the league). The Los Angeles pitching staff have relinquished 147 runs this year while holding a team ERA of 3.25 (120 earned runs yielded).
Los Angeles has called on relief pitchers to enter the game in 23 save opportunities and they have walked away with 11 saves. They rank 25th in baseball with a save rate of 47.8%, and they have dispatched 119 relief pitchers to the mound this season. Their bullpen pitchers have stepped onto the hill 56 times in high leverage situations and also on 39 occasions with runners on base. Los Angeles relief pitchers hold an inherited score rate of 31.1% out of their 45 inherited runners. Sitting with 48 save situations, the Dodgers have earned 24 holds and 12 blown saves.
The Los Angeles Dodgers have twisted 21 double plays and own a fielding percentage of .984 (13th in baseball). The Dodgers have recorded 319 assists, 21 errors and have accumulated 996 putouts for the year. In their 2,988 innings on the diamond, the Dodgers have earned a efficiency on defense of 71.4% (7th in baseball).
Urias (17-8 career mark) is the owner of a 3.21 ERA and has conceded 7.7 hits per 9 innings. His strikeout to walk ratio is 2.93 and he has gone up against 1,194 batters in his career. He has allowed 103 ER's while holding a WHIP of 1.192 and having a FIP of 3.4. In his pro baseball career, Urias has conceded 247 base hits while he has accumulated 284 strikeouts in 288 innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game ATS?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Arizona
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