Philadelphia Phillies vs Arizona Diamondbacks Prediction, 8/29/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Philadelphia Phillies vs Arizona Diamondbacks
Date: Monday, August 29, 2022
Location: Chase Field in Phoenix, AZ
TV: Bally Sports Arizona
The Arizona Diamondbacks (58-67) host the Philadelphia Phillies (72-55) at Chase Field on Monday. The pitchers taking the mound are Ranger Suarez and Zac Gallen.
Philadelphia is slugging .422 and have struck out 1,064 times, while being walked on 368 occasions. They have amassed 570 RBI's and 1,092 base knocks so far this season, and their batting average is at .253. The Phillies have accrued 200 doubles as a squad and have hit 162 balls out of the stadium. They have accumulated 593 runs scored while holding a team OBP of .316. As a squad, the Philadelphia Phillies are compiling 4.7 runs per game, which is 6th in baseball.
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The Phillies have compiled a team ERA of 3.71 on the year (9th in baseball), and the staff has struck out 1,119 hitters. They have accrued a K/BB ratio of 3.08 and the pitching staff has earned a collective WHIP of 1.21. Phillies pitchers have yielded 117 long balls in addition to 509 runs in total (10th in MLB). Their pitching staff has walked 363 opposing batters and their FIP is 3.61 as a squad for the year.
The Phillies have dispatched 404 relievers to the mound this season. The relief pitchers have inherited 160 runners this season with 33.8% of those runners ended up scoring. They have recorded 35 saves this year and have not converted 14 out of their 49 chances to save the game. The Phillies relief pitchers have recorded a save rate of 71.4% and has come into the game in 116 save situations. The bullpen have a total of 66 holds this season (15th in MLB). Phillies pitchers have come into the game with players on base 106 times in addition to having 122 appearances in high leverage situations.
The Philadelphia Phillies have accumulated 3,383 putouts at this point in the season, in addition to 1,099 assists and 55 errors. Their fielding percentage sits at .988 which has them ranked 4th in the majors, and they have twisted 107 double plays. The Phillies have converted 69.6% of balls in play into outs out of their 10,149 innings on the diamond, which ranks them 16th in baseball.
Suarez (23-13 career record) is the owner of a FIP of 3.54 and he has gone up against 1,224 opposing hitters in the major leagues. He has conceded 268 hits (8.2 hits per nine innings) and has 100 walks. His ERA is 2.94 (96 earned runs allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.253. Suarez has taken the ball for 293 innings and has earned 263 strikeouts thus far in his career.
The Arizona Diamondbacks have compiled a team OBP of .308 as well as a team batting average of .230 on the campaign. They have struck out on 1,013 occasions (22nd in baseball) and have recorded 945 hits. Arizona has knocked in 135 home runs on the year to go along with 506 runs batted in. The Diamondbacks hold a slugging % of .385 and they average 4.34 runs per game (16th in baseball). They have hit 198 doubles, while taking a walk 437 times as well as notching 542 runs.
The Arizona pitching staff have allowed 563 runs so far this season and come in with a team ERA of 4.17 (510 earned runs conceded). They have given up 131 long balls and they concede 4.60 runs per 9 innings (22nd in the league). The Diamondbacks hold a team WHIP of 1.283 with a FIP of 4.16 as a squad for the year. They currently have a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.44 (924 strikeouts against 378 free passes). They rank 18th in baseball as a pitching staff in total hits given up with 1,036.
Arizona bullpen pitchers hold an inherited score percentage of 29.1% out of their 158 inherited base runners. Their relievers have stepped onto the mound 134 times in high leverage situations and on 116 occasions with runners on base. Sitting with 107 save situations, the Diamondbacks have accrued 59 holds and also 19 blown saves. They are ranked 22nd in MLB with a save percentage of 58.7%, and they have sent 427 relievers to the hill for the season. Arizona has had bullpen pitchers step onto the hill in 46 save opportunities and they have come away with 27 saves.
Out of their 9,918 innings on the diamond, the Diamondbacks have earned a efficiency on defense of 70.1% (13th in the majors). The Arizona Diamondbacks have turned 107 double plays and own a fielding percentage of .984 (21st in MLB). The Diamondbacks have 1,079 assists, 71 errors and have accounted for 3,306 putouts on the season.
During his career, Gallen has given up 321 hits while he has totaled 455 strikeouts in 412 innings pitched. He has conceded a total of 146 earned runs while earning a WHIP of 1.138 and being the owner of a FIP of 3.7. His K/BB ratio is 3.07 and he has gone up against 1,696 opposing batters during his career. Gallen (19-20 win-loss mark in his career) holds a 3.19 earned run average while surrendering 7.0 hits per nine innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Philadelphia
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