Los Angeles Dodgers vs Arizona Diamondbacks Prediction, 4/25/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Los Angeles Dodgers vs Arizona Diamondbacks
Date: Monday, April 25, 2022
Location: Chase Field in Phoenix, AZ
TV: Bally Sports Arizona
The Los Angeles Dodgers (10-4) are traveling to Chase Field on Monday where they will take on the Arizona Diamondbacks (6-9).
As a unit, the Los Angeles Dodgers are knocking in 5.4 runs/g, which puts them at 1st in the league. They have 70 runs and have an OBP of .341. The Dodgers have accumulated 19 doubles as a squad and have smacked 14 balls out of the park. They have accrued 65 RBI's and 109 hits on the year, and their team batting average sits at .253. Los Angeles owns a slugging percentage of .414 and have been called out on strikes 106 times, while taking a walk on 57 occasions.
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The Dodgers have an earned run average of 2.27 this season (1st in MLB), and their staff has struck out 122 hitters. Their pitching staff has walked 30 opposing hitters and their FIP comes in at 2.76 as a squad for the year. Their strikeout to walk ratio is 4.07 and the pitching staff has a collective WHIP of 0.95. Dodgers pitchers have surrendered 8 home runs and also 33 runs (1st in MLB).
The Dodgers have dispatched 43 relievers to the mound so far this season. The bullpen pitchers have inherited 14 base runners for the year with 14.3% of those players crossed home plate. They have recorded 4 saves for the year and have blown 1 of their 5 save opportunities. The Dodgers relief pitchers have a save rate of 80.0% and has entered the game in 12 save situations. The bullpen have a total of 7 holds this season (17th in MLB). Dodgers relief pitchers have entered the game with runners on 9 times and also have had 7 appearances in high leverage situations.
The Los Angeles Dodgers have accumulated 318 putouts at this point in the season, as well as 107 assists and 3 errors. Their fielding percentage is holding steady at .993 which ranks 5th in the majors, and have a total of 8 double plays. The Dodgers have turned 74.1% of balls in play into outs out of 954 innings on the field, which ranks them 5th in pro baseball.
Buehler has taken the hill for 589 innings and is sitting with 643 strikeouts in his MLB career. His earned run average is 2.93 (192 ER's allowed) and his WHIP is 1.019. He has given up 449 base hits (6.9 hits per 9 innings) and has 151 free passes. Buehler (41-14 career mark) has earned a FIP of 3.24 while he has gone up against 2,352 opposing hitters in the majors.
The Diamondbacks hold a team SLG% of .317 and they score 3.00 runs per game (26th in the league). They have hit 19 doubles, while walking 61 times and putting up 42 runs. Arizona has knocked in 14 home runs on the season and 40 RBIs. They have been rung up on 135 instances (6th in the league) and have a total of 80 hits. The Arizona Diamondbacks have recorded an OBP of .286 in addition to a batting average of .180 this season.
The Arizona pitching staff have allowed 59 runs on the season while holding a team ERA of 3.41 (47 earned runs surrendered). They have given up 12 long balls and they concede 4.28 runs per 9 innings (20th in MLB). The Diamondbacks have a team WHIP of 1.274 with a FIP of 4.24 as a unit for the year. Their K/BB ratio comes in at 1.70 (92 strikeouts vs 54 walks). They sit at 18th in baseball as a staff in total hits surrendered with 104.
Arizona has had relief pitchers enter the game in 3 save chances and they have recorded 2 saves. They rank 20th in baseball with a save rate of 66.7%, and they have dispatched 55 relievers to the mound on the season. Their relievers have come in 19 times in high leverage situations and on 14 occasions with runners on base. Arizona relievers hold an inherited score percentage of 16.7% out of their 18 inherited base runners. Sitting with 9 save situations, the Diamondbacks have amassed 6 holds and 1 blown save.
Out of their 1,026 innings on the diamond, the Diamondbacks are sitting with a defensive efficiency of 72.0% (9th in baseball). The Arizona Diamondbacks have turned 12 double plays and have a fielding percentage of .970 (29th in MLB). The Diamondbacks have 111 assists, 14 errors and are sitting with 342 putouts over the course of the season.
So far in his pro baseball career, Kelly has surrendered 386 base knocks while accumulating 335 punch outs in 388 innings pitched. Kelly (24-27 career win-loss mark) has earned a 4.13 ERA and has allowed 9.0 hits per nine innings. He has given up a total of 178 earned runs while earning a WHIP of 1.273 and a FIP of 4.2. His K/BB ratio is 3.10 and he has faced 1,632 batters during his career.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Arizona
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