Los Angeles Dodgers vs Arizona Diamondbacks Prediction, 9/24/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Los Angeles Dodgers vs Arizona Diamondbacks
Date: Friday, September 24, 2021
Location: Chase Field in Phoenix, AZ
TV: Bally Sports Arizona
Odds/Point Spread: Los Angeles (-238) Arizona (+170)
Tony Gonsolin and the Los Angeles Dodgers (97-55, 2nd in NL West) go to Chase Field on Friday where they'll meet the Arizona Diamondbacks (48-104, 5th in NL West). The Diamondbacks open this game at +170 while the Dodgers are coming in at -238. The total opens at 9.5. The pitchers taking the mound are Tony Gonsolin and Humberto Castellanos.
Los Angeles is slugging .420 and have struck out 1,336 times, while drawing a walk on 575 occasions. They have compiled 737 runs batted in and 1,236 base knocks this season, while their team batting average is sitting at .242. The Dodgers have hit 233 doubles as a unit and have hit 211 baseballs out of the park. They are sitting with 767 runs while having a team on-base percentage of .328. As a squad, the Los Angeles Dodgers are putting up 5.1 runs/g, which has them at 5th in baseball.
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The Dodgers have an earned run average of 2.97 so far this season (1st in baseball), and the staff has rung up 1,504 batters. Their strikeout to walk ratio is 3.28 and their pitching staff has a team WHIP of 1.10. Dodgers pitchers have conceded 151 home runs and 522 runs in total (1st in MLB). Their pitching staff has walked 459 opposing batters and their FIP comes in at 3.54 as a team on the year.
The Dodgers relief pitchers have recorded a save percentage of 64.5% and stepped onto the hill in 182 save situations. The relief pitchers have inherited 219 runners over the course of the season and 21.5% of those runners crossed home plate. Dodgers pitchers have gone to the mound with runners on base 157 times in addition to having 192 appearances in high leverage situations. The Dodgers have sent 558 relief pitchers to the hill this year. The bullpen have a total of 104 holds over the course of the season (3rd in baseball). They have accumulated 49 saves this year and have missed out on 27 of their 76 save opportunities.
The Dodgers have turned 72.4% of balls in play into outs out of their 12,258 innings, which has them sitting at 1st in the majors. The Los Angeles Dodgers have a total of 4,086 putouts so far this season, as well as 1,222 assists and 82 errors. Their fielding rate sits at .985 which is 16th in baseball, and have a total of 963 double plays.
Gonsolin has taken the mound for 132 innings and has tallied 136 punch outs so far in his pro baseball career. His earned run average is 2.71 (40 earned runs allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.101. He has surrendered 92 base hits (6.2 hits per nine innings) with 54 walks. Gonsolin (9-5 win-loss record in his career) has a FIP of 3.48 and he has gone up against 540 batters in the majors.
The Arizona Diamondbacks have an on-base percentage of .309 and a team batting average of .235 this year. They have been called out on strikes on 1,380 occasions (8th in MLB) and have tallied 1,209 base hits. Arizona has compiled 135 HRs over the course of the season as well as 600 runs batted in. The Diamondbacks have a SLG% of .380 and they have an average of 4.16 runs per game (25th in the league). They have put up 285 doubles, while getting a free base 507 times as well as scoring 633 runs.
The Diamondbacks have a team WHIP of 1.440 and are the owners of a FIP of 4.90 as a staff so far this season. Their strikeout to walk ratio sits at 2.23 (1,157 strikeouts against 519 free passes). They come in at 29th in the league as a staff in total hits relinquished with 1,396. They have surrendered 220 long balls and they yield 5.77 runs per 9 innings (29th in the league). The Arizona pitching staff have relinquished 853 runs over the course of the season and come in with a team ERA of 5.19 (767 earned runs allowed).
Arizona relief pitchers hold an inherited score rate of 32.5% out of their 200 inherited base runners. Their bullpen pitchers have come in 142 times in high leverage situations in addition to 138 occasions with runners on. With 114 save situations, the Diamondbacks have accrued 64 holds and also 27 blown saves. They are ranked 30th in the league with a save rate of 43.8%, and they have sent 525 bullpen pitchers to the hill over the course of the season. Arizona has called on relievers to take the mound in 48 save chances and they have come away with 21 saves.
The Arizona Diamondbacks have twisted 105 double plays and own a fielding percentage of .982 (27th in the majors). The Diamondbacks have 1,292 assists, 97 errors and have a tally of 3,990 putouts for the year. In their 11,970 innings played, the Diamondbacks hold a efficiency on defense of 68.4% (27th in pro baseball).
In his career, Castellanos has surrendered 46 base knocks while accumulating 36 K's in 45 frames. Castellanos (2-2 career win-loss record) has earned a 4.73 ERA while giving up 9.1 hits per 9 innings. He has allowed 24 earned runs while holding a WHIP of 1.380 and having a FIP of 5.0. He has a K/BB ratio of 2.12 and he has faced 200 batters during his career.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take Los Angeles (-238) and over 9.5 runs
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