Guardians Vs Diamondbacks: MLB Betting Odds, Trends & Stats – August 3, 2022

Written By Staff on August 3, 2022

The Arizona Diamondbacks (46-57) are looking for another big outing from a slugger on a roll when they match up against the Cleveland Guardians (53-50) on Wednesday at 1:10 PM ET at Progressive Field. Christian Walker is riding a two-game home run streak. Shane Bieber gets the starting nod for Cleveland (-224 to win), and Tommy Henry is Arizona’s (+187) choice to start.

The insights in the following article reference odds valid as of August 3, 2022 at 11:34 AM ET.

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Guardians vs Diamondbacks Betting Odds

Pitching Matchup

Bieber (CLE) Pitcher Henry (ARI)
5 – 6 W/L 0 – 0
118.2 IP 0
3.41 ERA 0.00
1.138 WHIP 0.000
8.9 K/9 0
2.1 BB/9 0

Guardians Probable Starter Shane Bieber

  • Bieber (5-6 with a 3.41 ERA and 118 strikeouts in 118 2/3 innings pitched) makes the start for the Guardians, his 20th of the season.
  • The right-hander last appeared on Friday against the Tampa Bay Rays, when he went 7 2/3 innings, allowing one earned run while giving up five hits.
  • The 27-year-old has put together a 3.41 ERA and 8.9 strikeouts per nine innings in 19 games this season, while giving up a batting average of .239 to his opponents.
  • Bieber is looking to collect his 14th quality start of the season.
  • He will take the mound against a Diamondbacks offense that ranks 28th in MLB with 761 total hits (on a .224 batting average). The team also slugs a collective .385 (19th in MLB) with 117 total home runs (11th in MLB).
  • Among pitchers who qualify in MLB action this season, the 27-year-old ranks 32nd in ERA (3.41), 28th in WHIP (1.138), and 20th in K/9 (8.9).

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of August 3, 2022 at 11:34 AM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Diamondbacks Probable Starter Tommy Henry

  • The Diamondbacks will send out Henry for his first start of the season.
  • This will be the first start of the season for the 25-year-old left-hander, who has not made an appearance on the mound in over a season.
  • The Guardians are batting .252 this season, seventh in MLB. They have a team slugging percentage of .387 (16th in the league) with 82 home runs.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of August 3, 2022 at 11:34 AM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Guardians Betting Trends

  • The Guardians have compiled a 29-17 record in games they were listed as the moneyline favorite (winning 63% of those games).
  • Cleveland has played as a moneyline favorite of -224 or shorter in just one game this season, which they won.
  • Based on this game’s moneyline, the Guardians have an implied win probability of 69.1%.
  • Cleveland has had an over/under set by oddsmakers 103 times, and has combined with opponents to go over the total in 52 of those games (52-47-4).
  • The Guardians have collected a 54-49-0 record against the spread this season (covering 52.4% of the time).
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Diamondbacks Betting Trends

  • The Diamondbacks have been underdogs in 78 games this season and won 33 (42.3%) of those contests.
  • This season, Arizona has been at least a +187 underdog on the moneyline six times, losing each of those contests.
  • The implied probability of a win by the Diamondbacks, based on the moneyline, is 34.8%.
  • Arizona and its opponents have gone over the total this season in 46 of their 103 opportunities.
  • The Diamondbacks are 60-43-0 against the spread in their 103 chances this season.

Guardians Players to Watch

  • Jose Ramirez has racked up 108 hits, a team-best for the Guardians. He’s hitting .284 with 34 doubles, four triples, 21 home runs and 43 walks.
  • Among the qualifying batters in MLB action, Ramirez’s batting average ranks 35th, his on-base percentage ranks 28th, and he is seventh in the league in slugging.
  • Amed Rosario is slugging .404 to pace his team, and has 18 doubles, six triples, five home runs and 20 walks while hitting .291.
  • Rosario’s batting average ranks 30th among qualified players, his on-base percentage ranks 83rd, and he is 95th in the league in slugging.
  • Steven Kwan is batting .298 with 17 doubles, three triples, two home runs and 36 walks. He has a .371 on-base percentage to lead the Guardians.
  • Kwan takes a 16-game hitting streak into this matchup. During his last 10 games he is batting .356 with three doubles, a home run, four walks and two RBI.
  • Andres Gimenez is hitting .304 with 17 doubles, two triples, 12 home runs and 19 walks.
  • Gimenez brings a two-game hitting streak into this game. In his last five games he is batting .421 with three doubles, a home run, three walks and five RBI.

Guardians Batting Stats (2022)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Amed Rosario 399 .291 56 5 38 .326 .730
José Ramírez 380 .284 60 21 85 .359 .920
Myles Straw 360 .217 53 0 19 .299 .574
Steven Kwan 336 .298 50 2 28 .371 .755
Owen Miller 307 .244 41 5 42 .301 .672
Andrés Giménez 299 .304 40 12 51 .369 .864
Josh Naylor 263 .274 32 14 53 .325 .823
Austin Hedges 185 .173 17 6 20 .245 .521
Ernie Clement 142 .197 16 0 6 .263 .481
Oscar Gonzalez 127 .283 12 2 14 .313 .738

Diamondbacks Players to Watch

  • Walker is batting .201 with 25 home runs and 58 RBI for Arizona this season.
  • Among all qualified hitters in the majors, Walker’s batting average is 150th, his on-base percentage is 117th, and he is 55th in slugging.
  • Ketel Marte has 87 hits and an OBP of .349 to go with a slugging percentage of .452. All three of those stats are tops among Arizona hitters this season.
  • Marte’s batting average is 67th among all qualified players, his on-base percentage puts him 45th, and he is 54th in slugging.
  • Daulton Varsho has collected 79 base hits, an OBP of .307 and a slugging percentage of .418 this season.
  • Josh Rojas is batting .272 with a .347 OBP and 29 RBI for Arizona this season.

Diamondbacks Batting Stats (2022)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Christian Walker 359 .201 47 25 58 .304 .755
Daulton Varsho 335 .236 46 14 49 .307 .725
Ketel Marte 334 .260 52 10 36 .349 .801
Geraldo Perdomo 279 .194 37 3 22 .290 .552
Josh Rojas 257 .272 38 6 29 .347 .752
Alek Thomas 245 .253 33 7 27 .311 .707
Carson Kelly 162 .228 24 6 19 .282 .683
Jordan Luplow 156 .167 24 11 26 .260 .670
Jake McCarthy 128 .266 24 3 12 .324 .746
Sergio Alcántara 124 .202 14 3 15 .229 .544

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