Los Angeles Dodgers vs Arizona Diamondbacks Prediction, 7/30/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Los Angeles Dodgers vs Arizona Diamondbacks
Date: Friday, July 30, 2021
Location: Chase Field in Phoenix, AZ
TV: Bally Sports Arizona
Odds/Point Spread: Los Angeles (-147) Arizona (+115)
Tony Gonsolin and the Los Angeles Dodgers (62-41, 2nd in NL West) go to Chase Field on Friday where they'll meet the Arizona Diamondbacks (32-71, 5th in NL West). The Dodgers open this contest at -147 while the Diamondbacks are coming in at +115. The total opens at 8.5. The starting pitchers are Tony Gonsolin and Zac Gallen.
The Dodgers have hit 158 doubles as a team and have hit 143 baseballs out of the park. Los Angeles is slugging .423 and have been called out on strikes 916 times, while drawing a walk on 414 occasions. As a squad, the Los Angeles Dodgers are putting up 5.2 runs per game, which ranks them 2nd in the league. They have accrued 512 RBI's in addition to 844 base knocks on the campaign, while their batting average comes in at .243. They have accumulated 534 runs while holding a team OBP of .334.
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Dodgers pitchers have surrendered 114 home runs and also 381 runs in total (3rd in MLB). They have walked 308 opposing players and their FIP sits at 3.69 as a unit so far this year. They have accrued a K/BB ratio of 3.32 and their pitching staff sits with a WHIP of 1.12. The Dodgers have an earned run average of 3.19 so far this year (1st in the league), and their staff has rung up 1,023 batters.
The Dodgers have sent 355 relievers to the mound on the season. The bullpen pitchers have inherited 148 base runners on the season with 23.6% of them ended up scoring. They have accumulated 31 saves this season and have blown 23 of 54 save chances. The Dodgers bullpen have recorded a save rate of 57.4% and has entered the game in 124 save situations. The relievers have 69 holds so far this year (1st in the league). Dodgers bullpen pitchers have entered the contest with runners on base 105 times as well as having 126 appearances in high leverage situations.
The Dodgers have turned 71.6% of balls hit into play into outs in their 8,235 innings, which ranks them 4th in MLB. The Los Angeles Dodgers have accumulated 2,745 putouts on the campaign, as well as 848 assists and 63 errors. Their fielding percentage is holding steady at .983 which is 24th in the majors, and have a total of 621 double plays.
Gonsolin has taken the hill for 120 innings and has racked up 124 punch outs so far in his MLB career. His earned run average is 2.54 (34 earned runs allowed) and he has a career WHIP of 1.044. He has given up 83 hits (6.2 hits per 9 innings) and has 43 walks. Gonsolin (8-5 record in his career) is the owner of a FIP of 3.33 and he has faced 486 opposing batters in the majors.
The Diamondbacks hold a team slugging % of .379 and they are scoring 4.17 runs per game (24th in MLB). They have hit 186 two-baggers, while getting a free base 354 times and scoring 429 runs. Arizona has accumulated 93 long balls so far this year to go along with 405 RBIs. They have been called out on strikes on 924 occasions (9th in the league) and have notched a total of 814 hits. The Arizona Diamondbacks have tallied an on-base percentage of .310 in addition to a team batting average of .234 so far this season.
The Diamondbacks have a team WHIP of 1.450 and have a FIP of 4.86 as a team on the campaign. They currently have a K/BB ratio of 2.33 (802 strikeouts against 344 free passes). They come in at 30th in the league as a staff in total hits conceded with 952. They have allowed 149 dingers and they concede 5.83 runs per 9 innings (30th in baseball). The Arizona pitching staff have relinquished 579 runs over the course of the season and come in with a team ERA of 5.28 (524 earned runs given up).
Arizona has called on relievers to step onto the mound in 32 save chances and they have recorded 13 saves. They sit at 30th in the league with a save percentage of 40.6%, and they have dispatched 354 bullpen pitchers onto the diamond this year. Their bullpen pitchers have stepped onto the hill 89 times in high leverage situations in addition to 84 occasions with runners on. Arizona relief pitchers have an inherited score percentage of 29.1% out of their 127 inherited base runners. With 78 save situations, the Diamondbacks have amassed 45 holds in addition to 19 blown saves.
The Arizona Diamondbacks have twisted 65 double plays and have accounted for a fielding rate of .983 (20th in pro baseball). The Diamondbacks have 901 assists, 61 errors and have a tally of 2,682 putouts on the season. In 8,046 innings played, the Diamondbacks have a defensive efficiency of 68.0% (26th in the majors).
During his career, Gallen has conceded 162 base hits while he has tallied 239 strikeouts in 202 innings pitched. Gallen (7-13 win-loss mark in his career) has a 3.29 ERA and has surrendered 7.2 hits per 9 innings. He has given up a total of 74 ER's while holding a WHIP of 1.229 and having a FIP of 3.8. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.75 and he has gone up against 851 opposing batters during his career.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take Los Angeles (-147) and over 8.5 runs
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