Los Angeles Dodgers vs Arizona Diamondbacks Prediction, 5/29/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Los Angeles Dodgers vs Arizona Diamondbacks
Date: Sunday, May 29, 2022
Location: Chase Field in Phoenix, AZ
TV: Bally Sports Arizona
Odds/Point Spread: Los Angeles (-195) Arizona (+165)
The Los Angeles Dodgers (31-14) are en route to Chase Field on Sunday where they will try to defeat the Arizona Diamondbacks (23-24). The line on this contest has the Dodgers at -195 and the Diamondbacks are coming in at +165. The betting total comes in at 9.5. The pitchers who are expected to start will be Tyler Anderson and Zach Davies.
Los Angeles has a slugging percentage of .431 and have been rung up 362 times, while drawing a walk on 193 occasions. They have tallied 239 RBI's in addition to 387 hits on the campaign, and their average at the plate is at .254. The Dodgers have accounted for 92 doubles as a unit and have hit 53 balls out of the stadium. They are sitting with 256 runs while holding a team on-base percentage of .339. As a unit, the Los Angeles Dodgers are knocking in 5.7 runs per outing, which ranks them 1st in MLB.
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Dodgers pitchers have conceded 38 home runs and 140 total runs (1st in baseball). They have walked 117 opposing players and their FIP is 3.47 as a unit for the season. Their strikeout to walk ratio is 3.30 and the pitching staff has earned a collective WHIP of 1.09. The Dodgers have compiled a team earned run average of 2.72 over the course of the season (1st in the league), and the staff has rung up 386 hitters.
The Dodgers have dispatched 154 relievers to the hill this season. The bullpen pitchers have inherited 40 base runners this year and 27.5% of those players ended up crossing the plate. They have tallied 11 saves so far this year and have missed out on 4 of their 15 save opportunities. The Dodgers relievers have a save percentage of 73.3% and has come into the game in 43 save situations. The relievers have racked up 27 holds on the season (15th in MLB). Dodgers relief pitchers have entered the contest with runners on 27 times as well as having 34 appearances in high leverage situations.
The Dodgers have turned 72.2% of baseballs in play into outs out of their 3,603 innings on the field, which ranks them 4th in the majors. The Los Angeles Dodgers have amassed 1,201 putouts over the course of the season, in addition to 387 assists and 21 errors. Their fielding percentage is holding steady at .987 which has them ranked 10th in baseball, and have accumulated 45 double plays.
Anderson has pitched in 667 innings and is sitting with 584 K's during his career. His ERA is 4.53 (336 earned runs allowed) and his WHIP is 1.295. He has given up 672 base knocks (9.1 hits per 9 innings) with 192 free passes. Anderson (34-38 win-loss record in his career) sits with a FIP of 4.37 and he has faced 2,820 opposing hitters during his time in the majors.
The Arizona Diamondbacks have compiled a team OBP of .301 and a batting average of .217 on the year. They have been rung up on 432 occasions (2nd in MLB) and have notched a total of 332 hits. Arizona is sitting with 57 HRs this season as well as 175 runs batted in. The Diamondbacks hold a slugging percentage of .380 and they are earning 3.96 runs per outing (22nd in the league). They have hit 67 doubles, while getting a free base 172 times and scoring 186 runs.
The Diamondbacks are sitting with a team WHIP of 1.301 with a FIP of 4.40 as a unit over the course of the season. They are currently ranked 25th in baseball as a staff in total hits relinquished with 390. The Arizona pitching staff have relinquished 217 runs for the year while having a team ERA of 4.25 (196 earned runs relinquished). Their K/BB ratio sits at 2.19 (329 strikeouts vs 150 free passes). They have given up 52 homers and they yield 4.71 runs per 9 innings (24th in the league).
Arizona relievers hold an inherited score rate of 25.7% of 70 inherited base runners. Their bullpen pitchers have stepped onto the hill 67 times in high leverage situations and on 47 occasions with base runners. Sitting with 56 save situations, the Diamondbacks have earned 34 holds in addition to 6 blown saves. They are ranked 9th in the league with a save rate of 71.4%, and they have dispatched 172 relief pitchers onto the field so far this season. Arizona has had relief pitchers enter the game in 21 save chances and they have walked away with 15 saves.
The Arizona Diamondbacks have turned 39 double plays and have a fielding percentage of .978 (29th in professional baseball). The Diamondbacks have racked up 386 assists, 37 errors and have amassed 1,245 putouts this season. Out of their 3,735 innings on the diamond, the Diamondbacks hold a defensive efficiency of 70.4% (15th in professional baseball).
Davies (58-50 win-loss mark in his career) has earned a 4.18 ERA while giving up 9.0 hits per 9 innings. He has a K/BB ratio of 2.21 and he has faced 3,719 opposing batters during his MLB career. He has surrendered 406 earned runs while holding a WHIP of 1.335 and being the owner of a FIP of 4.4. So far in his pro baseball career, Davies has given up 877 base knocks while he has totaled 643 K's in 874 innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Los Angeles (-195)
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