Arizona Diamondbacks vs Los Angeles Dodgers Prediction, 5/16/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Arizona Diamondbacks vs Los Angeles Dodgers
Date: Monday, May 16, 2022
Location: Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, CA
TV: Spectrum SportsNet LA
Odds/Point Spread: Arizona (+180) Los Angeles (-220)
Dodger Stadium is where the Los Angeles Dodgers (20-12) will go up against the Arizona Diamondbacks (18-16) on Monday. The moneyline on this matchup has Arizona at +180 and Los Angeles is coming in at -220. The over/under is 8.5. The starting pitchers are Madison Bumgarner and Tony Gonsolin.
As a squad, the Arizona Diamondbacks are notching 3.6 runs per game, which puts them at 25th in baseball. They are sitting with 122 runs while having a team on-base percentage of .293. The Diamondbacks have recorded 53 two-baggers as a squad and have hit 35 balls out of the stadium. They have tallied 114 RBI's in addition to 222 base knocks on the year, and their team batting average is .204. Arizona has a slugging % of .357 and have been called out on strikes 308 times, while drawing a walk on 127 occasions.
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The Diamondbacks have a team ERA of 3.55 this year (11th in the league), and the staff has rung up 239 hitters. Their pitching staff has walked 104 opposing batters and their FIP is 3.84 as a squad for the season. They have earned a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.30 and their pitching staff has a team WHIP of 1.21. Diamondbacks pitchers have allowed 26 home runs in addition to 136 runs (12th in the league).
Diamondbacks pitchers have stepped onto the hill with players on base 31 times in addition to having 50 appearances in high leverage situations. The bullpen have tallied 24 holds this season (6th in the league). The Diamondbacks relief pitchers have a save rate of 70.6% and has entered the game in 41 save situations. They have recorded 12 saves for the season and have blown 5 of their 17 save opportunities. The bullpen pitchers have inherited 46 base runners over the course of the season and 32.6% of those players earned a run for their team. The Diamondbacks have sent 124 relievers to the mound for the season.
The Arizona Diamondbacks have a tally of 906 putouts this year, as well as 286 assists and 26 errors. Their fielding rate is holding steady at .979 which ranks 27th in baseball, and they have twisted 29 double plays. The Diamondbacks have transformed 71.2% of balls in play into outs out of their 2,718 innings on the diamond, which has them sitting 10th in baseball.
Bumgarner has pitched in 2,064 innings and has racked up 1,968 strikeouts in his MLB career. Bumgarner (129-107 career win-loss mark) has a FIP of 3.51 while going up against 8,434 hitters in the majors. His ERA is 3.29 (754 ER's allowed) and he has a career WHIP of 1.122. He has surrendered 1,825 hits (8.0 hits per 9 innings) and has 492 free passes.
The Dodgers have a team slugging % of .396 and they earn 5.28 runs per game (1st in baseball). They have put up 60 doubles, while taking a walk 134 times and scoring 169 runs. Los Angeles has hit 31 long balls on the year to go along with 154 RBIs. They have been called out on strikes on 261 occasions (23rd in MLB) and have notched a total of 256 base hits. The Los Angeles Dodgers have accumulated an on-base percentage of .327 as well as a batting average of .241 so far this season.
The Dodgers have a WHIP of 1.052 and are the owners of a FIP of 3.45 as a staff so far this season. They sit at 1st in the league as a pitching staff in total hits relinquished with 218. The Los Angeles pitching staff have given up 100 runs over the course of the season while having a team ERA of 2.83 (89 earned runs surrendered). Their strikeout to walk ratio comes in at 3.45 (276 strikeouts against 80 free passes). They have given up 28 homers and they allow 3.18 runs per 9 innings (2nd in the league).
Los Angeles relievers hold an inherited score percentage of 36.0% of 25 inherited runners. Their bullpen pitchers have stepped onto the hill 23 times in high leverage situations in addition to 17 occasions with runners on. Sitting with 23 save situations, the Dodgers have earned 14 holds and 2 blown saves. They sit at 4th in baseball holding a save rate of 75.0%, and they have dispatched 108 relievers to the hill so far this year. Los Angeles has called on relief pitchers to take the mound in 8 save opportunities and they have converted 6 saves.
The Los Angeles Dodgers have gotten 28 double plays and have a fielding rate of .986 (12th in the majors). The Dodgers have recorded 263 assists, 16 errors and have amassed 851 putouts this year. In 2,553 innings on the diamond, the Dodgers hold a defensive efficiency of 73.0% (2nd in pro baseball).
In his MLB career, Gonsolin has given up 115 hits while he has earned 171 punch outs in 169 innings pitched. Gonsolin (13-5 win-loss mark in his career) has earned a 2.60 ERA and has allowed 6.1 hits per 9 innings. He has given up a total of 49 earned runs while earning a WHIP of 1.087 and being the owner of a FIP of 3.6. His strikeout to walk ratio is 2.48 and he has gone up against 687 opposing hitters so far in his MLB career.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Los Angeles (-220)
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