Los Angeles Dodgers vs Arizona Diamondbacks Prediction, 4/27/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Los Angeles Dodgers vs Arizona Diamondbacks
Date: Wednesday, April 27, 2022
Location: Chase Field in Phoenix, AZ
TV: Bally Sports Arizona
Odds/Point Spread: Los Angeles (-190) Arizona (+160)
The Los Angeles Dodgers (12-4) are headed to Chase Field on Wednesday where they will play the Arizona Diamondbacks (6-11). The moneyline on this game has Los Angeles at -190 and Arizona is at +160. The total comes in at 8. The pitchers who are expected to start will be Julio Urias and Zac Gallen.
The Dodgers have accrued 24 two-baggers as a team and have hit 18 balls out of the park. Los Angeles has a slugging % of .407 and have struck out 135 times, while being walked on 67 occasions. As a unit, the Los Angeles Dodgers are recording 5.4 runs per contest, which ranks them 1st in the league. They have 81 RBI's as well as 131 hits on the year, and their team batting average sits at .246. They have notched a total of 86 runs while having a team OBP of .332.
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The Dodgers have an earned run average of 2.09 on the season (1st in MLB), and the staff has struck out 147 batters. They have accumulated a K/BB ratio of 4.20 and the pitching staff has earned a collective WHIP of 0.91. Dodgers pitchers have relinquished 9 home runs and 38 total runs (1st in baseball). Their pitching staff has walked 35 opposing batters and their FIP comes in at 2.72 as a unit for the season.
Dodgers relief pitchers have entered the contest with runners on base 12 times as well as having 10 appearances in high leverage situations. The bullpen are sitting with 7 holds for the year (23rd in the league). The Dodgers bullpen have accumulated a save percentage of 80.0% and has stepped onto the mound in 12 save situations. They have earned 4 saves so far this season and have blown 1 of their 5 chances to save the game. The bullpen pitchers have inherited 17 base runners on the season and 17.6% of them earned a run for their team. The Dodgers have sent 53 relief pitchers to the hill on the year.
The Los Angeles Dodgers have amassed 428 putouts on the campaign, as well as 137 assists and 4 errors. Their fielding percentage is holding at .993 which ranks 5th in pro baseball, and have a total of 11 double plays. The Dodgers have turned 75.2% of balls hit into play into outs in their 1,284 innings on the field, which has them sitting at 2nd in baseball.
Urias has thrown 436 innings and has tallied 438 strikeouts so far in his pro baseball career. His earned run average is 3.09 (150 ER's allowed) and he has a career WHIP of 1.152. He has allowed 369 base knocks (7.6 hits per nine innings) with 134 free passes. Urias (33-11 career record) has earned a FIP of 3.34 while facing 1,798 hitters in the majors.
The Diamondbacks hold a team slugging percentage of .314 and they tally 2.88 runs per contest (28th in baseball). They have put up 23 doubles, while taking a walk 65 times as well as racking up 49 runs. Arizona has compiled 15 home runs so far this season and 47 RBIs. They have been rung up on 161 instances (1st in baseball) and are sitting with 100 base hits. The Arizona Diamondbacks hold a team on-base percentage of .279 and a batting average of .185 on the season.
The Diamondbacks hold a team WHIP of 1.278 with a FIP of 4.11 as a staff on the season. They come in at 23rd in the league as a pitching staff in total hits surrendered with 131. The Arizona pitching staff have relinquished 71 runs on the year while having an ERA of 3.40 (57 earned runs given up). They currently have a strikeout to walk ratio of 1.85 (115 strikeouts against 62 free passes). They have allowed 14 long balls and they relinquish 4.23 runs per 9 innings (18th in MLB).
Arizona relief pitchers have an inherited score percentage of 17.4% of 23 inherited runners. Their bullpen pitchers have stepped onto the hill 21 times in high leverage situations and also on 16 occasions with runners on base. With 13 save situations, the Diamondbacks have recorded 9 holds and 1 blown save. They are ranked 10th in baseball with a save percentage of 75.0%, and they have dispatched 65 relievers onto the field this year. Arizona has called on bullpen pitchers to step onto the mound in 4 save opportunities and they have earned 3 saves.
In 1,359 innings on the field, the Diamondbacks have a defensive efficiency of 71.1% (13th in professional baseball). The Arizona Diamondbacks have turned 16 double plays and have notched a fielding percentage of .972 (29th in baseball). The Diamondbacks have accrued 147 assists, 17 errors and have a tally of 453 putouts for the year.
So far in his career, Gallen has allowed 229 hits while he has totaled 326 K's in 282 innings. Gallen (10-18 mark in his career) holds a 3.38 earned run average while giving up 7.3 hits per 9 innings. He has allowed 106 ER's while holding a WHIP of 1.208 and a FIP of 3.8. He has a K/BB ratio of 2.91 and he has faced 1,181 opposing batters thus far in his career.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Los Angeles (-190)
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