Los Angeles Dodgers vs Arizona Diamondbacks Prediction, 6/19/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Los Angeles Dodgers vs Arizona Diamondbacks
Date: Saturday, June 19, 2021
Location: Chase Field in Phoenix, AZ
TV: Bally Sports Arizona
Odds/Point Spread: Los Angeles (-172) Arizona (+135)
Matt Peacock and the Arizona Diamondbacks (20-50, 5th in NL West) play the Los Angeles Dodgers (41-27, 2nd in NL West) at Chase Field on Saturday. The Dodgers open this game at -172 while the Diamondbacks are priced at +135. The O/U has been set at 8. The pitchers who are expected to start will be Walker Buehler and Matt Peacock.
The Dodgers have accounted for 101 doubles as a team and have hit 86 balls out of the park. Los Angeles has a slugging rate of .410 and have struck out 603 times, while being walked on 289 occasions. As a unit, the Los Angeles Dodgers are notching 5.2 runs per game, which puts them at 2nd in baseball. They have earned 336 RBI's and 555 hits this year, and their average at the plate is sitting at .243. They have accounted for 352 runs and have an OBP of .339.
The Dodgers are sitting with a team ERA of 3.20 this season (3rd in baseball), and they have rung up 681 hitters. They have a strikeout to walk ratio of 3.42 and the pitching staff holds a WHIP of 1.11. Dodgers pitchers have surrendered 74 long balls and 259 runs (6th in the league). Their pitching staff has walked 199 opposing batters and their FIP is 3.62 as a team so far this year.
Dodgers relief pitchers have gone to the mound with runners on 65 times and also have had 78 appearances in high leverage situations. The bullpen have tallied 46 holds this year (5th in baseball). The Dodgers relief pitchers have compiled a save rate of 61.5% and has stepped onto the mound in 86 save situations. They have 24 saves over the course of the season and have blown 15 of their 39 chances to get a save. The bullpen pitchers have inherited 86 runners so far this season and 24.4% of them ended up crossing the plate. The Dodgers have dispatched 225 relief pitchers to the hill on the year.
The Dodgers have converted 71.7% of balls in play into outs out of 5,463 innings, which has them ranked 5th in professional baseball. The Los Angeles Dodgers have a total of 1,821 putouts this year, as well as 552 assists and 42 errors. Their fielding percentage is holding steady at .983 which ranks 19th in the majors, and they have turned 411 double plays.
Buehler has taken the mound for 449 innings and is sitting with 497 strikeouts during his MLB career. His ERA is 3.01 (150 ER's allowed) and his WHIP is 1.011. He has given up 344 hits (6.9 hits per 9 innings) and has had 110 walks. Buehler (30-9 mark in his career) is the owner of a FIP of 3.32 while he has gone up against 1,792 opposing batters in the major leagues.
Arizona is sitting with 66 home runs on the year as well as 279 runs batted in. They have 123 two-baggers, while taking a walk 227 times as well as recording 298 runs. The Arizona Diamondbacks have accounted for an OBP of .304 and a team batting average of .232 on the season. The Diamondbacks hold a slugging % of .379 and they average 4.26 runs per outing (17th in baseball). They have been called out on strikes on 629 occasions (10th in the league) and are sitting with 556 base knocks.
The Diamondbacks have a WHIP of 1.452 and are the owners of a FIP of 4.79 as a squad so far this year. Their K/BB ratio is 2.37 (553 strikeouts vs 233 free passes). They have a ranking of 30th in the league as a staff in total hits given up with 647. They have yielded 100 dingers and they give up 5.86 runs per 9 innings (30th in the league). The Arizona pitching staff have surrendered 395 runs for the year and come in with a team ERA of 5.37 (362 earned runs relinquished).
Arizona bullpen pitchers hold an inherited score rate of 30.4% out of their 79 inherited base runners. Their bullpen pitchers have taken the field 58 times in high leverage situations in addition to 57 occasions with runners on base. With 44 save situations, the Diamondbacks have tallied 25 holds and also 13 blown saves. They rank 30th in the league with a save percentage of 31.6%, and they have dispatched 240 relievers onto the diamond on the season. Arizona has called on relievers to enter the contest in 19 save opportunities and they have earned 6 saves.
In their 5,460 innings played, the Diamondbacks have a defensive efficiency of 67.8% (27th in pro baseball). The Arizona Diamondbacks have turned 40 double plays and hold a fielding percentage of .983 (14th in the majors). The Diamondbacks have recorded 613 assists, 41 errors and have earned 1,820 putouts this season.
During his MLB career, Peacock has conceded 45 base hits while he has earned 27 K's in 39 innings. Peacock (2-4 career win-loss record) has a 5.26 earned run average while giving up 10.3 hits per nine innings. He has allowed a total of 23 ER's while holding a WHIP of 1.475 and a FIP of 5.1. He has a K/BB ratio of 2.08 and he has faced 173 opposing hitters during his pro baseball career.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take Los Angeles (-172) and over 8 runs
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