Arizona
Diamondbacks
Stadium Chase Field
85-77 Overall | NL WEST 2nd
TEAM STATSAVGRHRERA
Diamondbacks.2528132204.25
Schedule
Regular season
Wed  9/18
vs
Marlins
W5-4
Fri  9/20
@
Padres
W9-0
Sat  9/21
@
Padres
W4-2
Sun  9/22
@
Padres
L / 104-6
Mon  9/23
vs
Cardinals
L7-9
Tue  9/24
vs
Cardinals
W / 193-2
Wed  9/25
vs
Cardinals
W9-7
Fri  9/27
vs
Padres
W6-3
Sat  9/28
vs
Padres
W6-5
Sun  9/29
vs
Padres
W1-0
Team Outlook and Scouting Report

SEASON FORECASTS AND FUTURES PICKS

Their odds to win it all are 300/1, 0.3% (#17). While not completely impossible, their chances of winning the World Series is under 0.1 percent. In simulations, they win the NL 0.3% of the time and are not a good value at 150/1, 0.7%. They are projected to win 83 games and go over their pre-season futures line of 75.5. Their playoff chances stand at 6.7% (0% to win the division). Their average wins per simulation puts them at #8 in the NL.

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REGULAR SEASON RECAP AND UPCOMING GAMES

After 137 games, their expected win percentage is 49% based on the money line odds. At 70-67 they are in line with these expectations. Money line betters would be up big taking them in every game (+418 units). They are one of the best teams against the spread (76-61) for a +576 profit. Their over-under record is 64-64 with 9 pushes. They are favored in their upcoming game vs the San Diego Padres. The table below shows their upcoming games, their simulation based win percentage and their recent head to head record (WL, ATS, OU).

TEAM STATISTICAL STRENGTHS AND WEAKNESSES

Their record should be better. Their average run differential is +0.5 which ranks #5 in the NL, but their rank based on win percentage is #8. This is a relatively better road team than a home team. They are the #3 ranked team in run differential in road games, vs #7 in home games. Their average run differential in their past 12 games is +0.17 which ranks them #6 over this stretch, slightly worse than overall.

TEAM STATS PER GAME (League Rank):

ALLOWED TO OPPOSING TEAMS (Lower # is Better):

TEAM FANTASY LEADERS

The table below show the most valuable fantasy players on the team led by Ketel Marte who is projected to be the #7 second baseman the rest of the season. The Better Option column shows the player directly above him and the Better Than column shows the player directly below him in the projected position rankings.

Roster
NoPlayerPosHeightWeightBirthdateEXPCOLLEGE
13 Ahmed, Nick SS6-219503/15/19906Connecticut
48 Almonte, Abraham RF5-921006/27/19897No College
35 Andriese, Matt RP6-222508/28/19895No College
31 Avila, Alex C5-1121001/29/198711Alabama
61 Bracho, Silvino RP5-1019007/17/19924No College
25 Bradley, Archie RP6-422508/10/19925No College
40 Chafin, Andrew RP6-222506/17/19906Kent State
45 Clarke, Taylor SP6-420005/13/19931No College
58 Crichton, Stefan RP6-321002/29/19922TCU
32 Cron, Kevin 1B6-524502/17/19931TCU
57 Duplantier, Jon RP6-4225No College
1 Dyson, Jarrod CF5-1016508/15/198410No College
5 Escobar, Eduardo 3B5-1018501/05/19899No College
41 Flores, Wilmer 2B6-320508/06/19917No College
59 Gallen, Zac SP6-119608/03/19951North Carolina
37 Ginkel, Kevin RP6-421003/24/19941Arizona
66 Hirano, Yoshihisa RP6-118503/08/19842No College
10 Jones, Adam RF6-221508/01/198514No College
14 Joseph, Caleb C6-318006/18/19866No College
18 Kelly, Carson C6-222007/14/19944No College
29 Kelly, Merrill SP6-219010/14/19881Arizona State
22 Lamb, Jake 3B6-321510/09/19906Washington
8 Leake, Mike SP5-1117011/12/198710Arizona State
2 Leyba, Domingo 2B5-1116009/11/19951No College
16 Locastro, Tim LF6-120007/14/19923No College
50 Lopez, Yoan RP6-318501/02/19932No College
4 Marte, Ketel CF6-116510/12/19935No College
30 McFarland, T.J. RP6-322006/08/19897No College
6 Peralta, David LF6-121008/14/19876No College
38 Ray, Robbie SP6-219510/01/19916No College
9 Rojas, Josh LF6-118506/30/19941Hawaii
63 Scott, Robby RP6-322008/29/19894Florida State
54 Sherfy, Jimmie RP6-017512/27/19913Oregon
28 Souza, Steven RF6-422504/24/19895No College
15 Vargas, Ildemaro 2B6-017007/16/19913No College
53 Walker, Christian 1B6-022003/28/19915South Carolina
99 Walker, Taijuan SP6-423508/13/19927No College
24 Weaver, Luke SP6-217008/21/19934Florida State
49 Young, Alex SP6-322109/09/19931TCU