Philadelphia Phillies vs Arizona Diamondbacks Prediction, 8/30/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Philadelphia Phillies vs Arizona Diamondbacks
Date: Tuesday, August 30, 2022
Location: Chase Field in Phoenix, AZ
TV: Bally Sports Arizona
Odds/Point Spread: Philadelphia (-145) Arizona (+125)
Chase Field is where the Arizona Diamondbacks (59-67) will try to defeat the Philadelphia Phillies (72-56) on Tuesday. The moneyline on this contest has the Phillies at -145 and the Diamondbacks are coming in at +125. The total has been set at 7. The pitchers expected to start will be Aaron Nola and Zac Gallen.
Philadelphia has a slugging % of .420 and have been called out on strikes 1,071 times, while drawing a walk on 371 occasions. They have accounted for 570 RBI's and 1,096 base knocks on the season, while their team batting average is sitting at .252. The Phillies have accumulated 200 two-baggers as a squad and have hit 162 balls out of the park. They have notched a total of 593 runs while having a team on-base percentage of .315. As a team, the Philadelphia Phillies are scoring 4.6 runs per game, which ranks them 7th in MLB.
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The Phillies have compiled a team earned run average of 3.72 over the course of the season (9th in MLB), and their staff has struck out 1,126 hitters. Their pitching staff has walked 364 opposing players and their FIP is 3.60 as a squad for the season. They have earned a strikeout to walk ratio of 3.09 and the pitching staff holds a collective WHIP of 1.21. Phillies pitchers have yielded 117 home runs in addition to 514 runs (10th in MLB).
Phillies relief pitchers have entered the game with runners on base 107 times as well as having 122 appearances in high leverage situations. The relief pitchers have accumulated 66 holds so far this season (15th in MLB). The Phillies relief pitchers have compiled a save rate of 71.4% and has entered the game in 116 save situations. They have earned 35 saves for the season and have blown 14 of their 49 save chances. The relievers have inherited 161 base runners for the season and 33.5% of those players crossed home plate. The Phillies have dispatched 407 relief pitchers to the mound for the season.
The Phillies have turned 69.6% of balls hit into play into outs out of their 10,230 innings, ranking them 17th in pro baseball. The Philadelphia Phillies have accounted for 3,410 putouts at this point in the season, in addition to 1,110 assists and 55 errors. Their fielding percentage is currently at .988 which puts them in 4th in MLB, and have accumulated 107 double plays.
Nola has taken the hill for 1,190 innings and has racked up 1,330 punch outs so far in his MLB career. Nola (76-59 win-loss record in his career) holds a FIP of 3.31 while going up against 4,864 opposing hitters during his time in the major leagues. His earned run average is 3.59 (475 earned runs allowed) and he has a career WHIP of 1.127. He has given up 1,022 base hits (7.7 hits per 9 innings) with 319 walks.
The Arizona Diamondbacks have earned an OBP of .307 in addition to a batting average of .229 so far this season. They have struck out on 1,021 occasions (22nd in baseball) and are sitting with 948 base hits. Arizona has hit 137 home runs on the year to go along with 509 runs batted in. The Diamondbacks have a team slugging % of .385 and they are scoring 4.33 runs per contest (16th in the league). They have put up 199 doubles, while getting a free base 440 times and scoring 545 runs.
The Diamondbacks hold a team WHIP of 1.284 and have a FIP of 4.15 as a pitching staff on the season. They are sitting at 18th in the league as a staff in total hits given up with 1,043. The Arizona pitching staff have surrendered 565 runs for the season while having an ERA of 4.15 (512 earned runs conceded). Their K/BB ratio is 2.43 (931 strikeouts against 383 bases on balls). They have surrendered 131 dingers and they surrender 4.58 runs per 9 innings (22nd in MLB).
Arizona has called on relief pitchers to enter the contest in 47 save opportunities and they have earned 28 saves. They sit at 21st in baseball with a save rate of 59.6%, and they have dispatched 430 bullpen pitchers to the mound for the year. Their relief pitchers have stepped onto the mound 136 times in high leverage situations and on 117 occasions with runners on. Arizona relievers have an inherited score rate of 28.9% out of their 159 inherited runners. With 108 save situations, the Diamondbacks have compiled 59 holds and 19 blown saves.
In their 9,999 innings played, the Diamondbacks have a defensive efficiency of 70.1% (12th in pro baseball). The Arizona Diamondbacks have gotten 109 double plays and own a fielding percentage of .984 (19th in pro baseball). The Diamondbacks have recorded 1,093 assists, 71 errors and have a total of 3,333 putouts this year.
In his MLB career, Gallen has conceded 321 base knocks while he has totaled 455 strikeouts in 412 frames. He has conceded a total of 146 earned runs while earning a WHIP of 1.138 and having a FIP of 3.7. His strikeout to walk ratio is 3.07 and he has gone up against 1,696 hitters thus far in his career. Gallen (19-20 career record) has earned a 3.19 earned run average and has given up 7.0 hits per nine innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Arizona (+125)
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