Guardians Vs Diamondbacks: MLB Betting Lines, Stats And Predictions – August 2, 2022

Written By PlayPicks Staff on August 4, 2022

Steven Kwan takes a 15-game hitting streak into the Cleveland Guardians’ (53-49) game versus the Arizona Diamondbacks (45-57) at 7:10 PM ET on Tuesday, at Progressive Field. Cleveland (-138 to win) has Triston McKenzie starting things off, while Arizona (+118) is sending out Zac Gallen.

The insights in the article below are based off odds valid as of August 2, 2022 at 5:16 PM ET. Head to the table below for the latest lines for this contest and get up to $1,000 Risk Free Bet at FanDuel today!

Guardians vs Diamondbacks Betting Lines

Guardians Betting Insights

  • This season, the Guardians have been favored 45 times and won 29, or 64.4%, of those games.
  • Cleveland has entered 28 games this season favored by -138 or more and is 21-7 in those contests.
  • The Guardians have a 58% chance to win this game based on the implied probability of the moneyline.
  • So far this season, Cleveland and its opponents have hit the over in 51 of their 102 games with a total.
  • The Guardians are 54-48-0 against the spread this season.

Guardians Last 10 Games Trend

Stat Avg/Total
Record 5-5
Runs Per Game 4.4
HR 10
ERA 4.14
K/9 8.07

Diamondbacks Betting Insights

  • The Diamondbacks have been chosen as underdogs in 77 games this year and have walked away with the win 32 times (41.6%) in those games.
  • This year, Arizona has won 19 of 52 games when listed as at least +118 or worse on the moneyline.
  • The moneyline set for this matchup implies the Diamondbacks have a 45.9% chance of coming away with a victory in the contest.
  • Arizona’s games have gone over the total in 45 of their 102 opportunities.
  • The Diamondbacks have an against the spread record of 59-43-0 in 102 games with a line this season.

Diamondbacks Last 10 Games Trend

Stat Avg/Total
Record 5-5
Runs Per Game 4.8
HR 10
ERA 2.63
K/9 7.99

Diamondbacks Probable Pitcher – Zac Gallen

  • Gallen gets the start for the Diamondbacks, his 20th of the season. He is 5-2 with a 3.32 ERA and 101 strikeouts through 105 2/3 innings pitched.
  • In his last outing on Wednesday against the San Francisco Giants, the right-hander tossed five innings, allowing one earned run while surrendering three hits.
  • Gallen will try to continue a nine-game streak of lasting five or more innings (he’s averaging 5.2 frames per appearance).
  • The Diamondbacks are 6-4 in Gallen’s 10 starts this season that they were the underdog on the moneyline.
  • Gallen’s team has an 11-8 record in his starts this season.
  • Gallen has had 19 starts with a set total this season, and the teams combined to hit the over in nine of those outings.
  • Pitchers reflected above are based on projections as of August 2, 2022 at 5:16 PM ET and may not be the pitchers at game time.

Diamondbacks Relief Pitchers

Name Relief App. IP K/9 H/9 HR/9 ERA
Noé Ramirez 45 40.2 9.5 12.2 2.6 4.87
Joe Mantiply 43 39.2 8.6 11.1 0.9 2.27
Mark Melancon 41 36.2 6.4 12.3 0.5 4.66
Ian Kennedy 37 33.1 7.8 9.3 1.2 3.24
Kyle Nelson 36 33.0 7.1 9.0 0.4 1.64

Guardians Probable Pitcher – Triston McKenzie

  • When McKenzie starts, his team is 10-8-0 against the spread this season.
  • The right-hander’s last appearance was on Thursday, when he threw seven innings against the Boston Red Sox, giving up four earned runs while allowing six hits.
  • McKenzie will look to finish five or more innings for the seventh start in a row.
  • McKenzie’s team is 6-3 this season when he starts and they are the moneyline favorite.
  • McKenzie’s team is 12-6 when he starts this season.
  • In games McKenzie has started this season, the teams are 8-10-0 at hitting the over.
  • Pitchers reflected above are based on projections as of August 2, 2022 at 5:16 PM ET and may not be the pitchers at game time.

Guardians Relief Pitchers

Name Relief App. IP Ks ERA Holds Saves
Emmanuel Clase 46 44.1 46 1.22 0 23
Trevor Stephan 40 40.1 47 2.45 7 2
Bryan Shaw 39 38.1 31 5.87 5 0
Sam Hentges 37 38.0 41 3.55 1 0
Eli Morgan 31 45.0 53 3.40 10 0

Guardians Hitting Trends

  • The Guardians are 14-5 this season in games when they hit at least two bombs.
  • The Guardians have gone 15-1 in the 16 games this season when they have put up at least five extra-base hits.
  • The team has notched at least eight hits 59 times this season, and has a 44-15 record in those games.
  • The Guardians are 36-2 in games this season that they scored at least five runs.
  • The Guardians have drawn at least five walks in 16 games this season, and are 12-4 in those contests.

Diamondbacks Hitting Trends

  • They have won 17 of the 30 games this season in which they hit two or more home runs.
  • They’ve won eight of their 13 games with five or more extra-base hits this season.
  • In 53 games this season with eight or more hits, they have a record of 33-20.
  • They have a 32-11 record this season when scoring five or more runs in a game.
  • In 28 games this season with five or more walks drawn, they’ve posted a record of 16-12

Guardians vs. Diamondbacks Prediction

Moneyline Pick: Diamondbacks (+118)

Over/Under Pick: Over (7.5)

Predictions are calculated by a data-driven algorithm derived from offensive performance metrics and probable starting pitchers.

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