Christian Walker's Stick is Expected to Not Be Enough to Pull the Home Diamondbacks Over the Dodgers

Sat, Aug 31, 2019 | Emma Botos


Robbie Ray
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August 31, 2019 -- The Diamondbacks have a 71.54% likelihood to fall to the Dodgers with a based on our model.

Likely starting pitcher Robbie Ray for the Diamondbacks will be matched up with the Dodgers probable starter Clayton Kershaw. Our model forecasts the Diamondbacks pitcher will have an outing for 6.562 innings, allowing 2.524 earned runs, with a 3.039 walks. Clayton Kershaw is estimated to have 1.479 earned runs, 23.479 outs, and 7.126 strike outs.

Expected in today's lineup will be top sluggers Christian Walker and Cody Bellinger from Diamondbacks and Dodgers, respectively. Christian Walker is forecast to bat for 0.217 with 0.400 RBIs and 0.388 runs scored. The Dodgers's Cody Bellinger from the plate is forecast to score 0.726 runs, 0.874 RBIs and have a 0.399 OBP.

The Dodgers are the best value for the money line based on the -150 odds and a forecasted 71.54% win estimate. The over/under line of 8.5 runs with -120 over odds and a predicted 60.11% over likelihood, the under bet is the best value for this game.

Posted at Sat, August 31, 2019 13:06:32 UTC